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It Did What? 5 Secrets About Food Grade Urethane

It Did What? 5 Secrets About Food Grade Urethane

Food Grade Urethane Manufacturers in the food processing industries can benefit from the versatility of urethane elastomer components -- i.e., food grade urethane. A wide range of material properties can be obtained using the FDA approved...

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Polyurethane Temperature Limits

Polyurethane Temperature Limits

Low-Temperature Performance One particular area where molded polyurethane excels is its resistance to cold temperatures. Molded polyurethane remains flexible at low temperatures and possesses outstanding resistance to thermal shock. Many of the polyurethanes used here...

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The Beginner’s Guide To Polyurethane

The Beginner’s Guide To Polyurethane

About Polyurethane Polyurethanes are one type of a large family of elastic polymers called rubber. Unlike conventional rubber, polyurethanes start out as liquids and can be cast in low-pressure molds. Here at Gallagher, we also process thermoplastic urethanes that...

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Who Really Uses Polyurethane?

Who Really Uses Polyurethane?

Who uses polyurethane? The better question might be "Who Doesn't Use Polyurethane?" With its excellent abrasion resistance, resilience, metal bonding, and more, polyurethane outperforms other materials in the toughest situations. Here are just a few markets that are...

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5 Reasons You Should Be Talking About Polyurethane

5 Reasons You Should Be Talking About Polyurethane

1. Abrasion Resistance One of the most common arguments for the use of polyurethanes today is the benefit gained in abrasion resistance. For decades polyurethanes have been used in highly abrasive environments due to their remarkable abrasion resistance when compared...

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Bonding Polyurethane and Other Materials

Bonding Polyurethane and Other Materials

Some of the best companies often find that bonding polyurethane and other materials together is hard and it can be even harder to find trusted suppliers who are consistently successful in bonding polyurethane. We often receive sample components from new...

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The Ultimate Engineering Material

The Ultimate Engineering Material

What is an engineering material? Countless numbers of engineering textbooks are filled with pages and pages of chart after chart listing the properties of engineering materials. Typically, the materials are classified as metals or non-metals....

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Key Questions When Selecting The Grade of Polyurethane:

Key Questions When Selecting The Grade of Polyurethane:

What is the main purpose of your polyurethane application? Are the conditions static or dynamic? More Impact Resistance? In what environment will the part work? Heat? Cold? Chemical? Food/drugs? Electrical, radiation, etc. ? What are the expected extremes in working...

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Six Things Spock Would Say About Polyurethane

Six Things Spock Would Say About Polyurethane

Polyurethanes have many advantages over metals, plastics, and conventional rubbers as shown in the data. When done properly, polyurethane can be bonded to metal such that the bond is stronger than the polyurethane. The ratio of energy returned during recovery to the...

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Download Gallagher’s Capabilities Brochure

Download Gallagher’s Capabilities Brochure

  Our capabilities brochure is now available for download Custom Cast Urethane Manufacturer Capabilities at a Glance Custom molding of cast polyurethane Product design and development Moldmaking and machining Injection molding – thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU),...

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