Compressible and Resilient
Electromagnetic interference shielding for electronics, Electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection
Trade Names: Basotect, Vixum,
Pipe and Duct insulation,
Railway and bullet train insulation
Derived from Polyurethane,
Acts as an evaporative surface,
Washable and reusable
Reticulate-Filter FoamCommon Filter Media,
Cleaning up oil spills,
Collecting vaporized oils from industrial equipment.
Common Trade names: Poron, Boyd MCUF
Derived from Polyurethane
Excellent Resistance to Compression Set
Durable, long term performance
Good vibration damping/impact resistance
Flame Retardant: UL HBF
Easy to Convert
Easy to Laminate
Moderate Temperature Range
Medical devices, packaging, filters, acoustic and thermal insulation.
Fire Resistance Exceeding FAR 25.856 specifications
Minimal Smoke Generation
Heat and Pressure Formable
Flexible and Stable at Cryogenic Temperatures
Hydrolytic Stability and Non-Wicking
Non-Toxic and Formaldehyde Free
Does Not Support Microbial Growth
Hyperscale computing and cloud servers, aerospace thermal insulation, eMobility battery protection and insulation, heat jacket insulation, marine insulation.
Either classified as Polyester or Polyether Polyurethane
Wide temperature range
Thermally and Acoustically Insulating
Mold and fungus resistant
Seals and gaskets, flexible seating cushions, rigid thermal and acoustic insulation panels.
Can be Extruded
Resistance to heat, acids, alkalis, salts, chlorine solutions
High dielectric strength
Automotive insulation, Automotive weather seals, Door seals, Window seals, Trunk seals, Hood seals.
Ethylene Vinyl Acetate, EVA
Retains flexibility and resilience
Rapid recovery from compressions
Thermal and acoustic insulation
Vibration and impact absorption
Weather and Chemical Resistance
Appliances, electronics, medical and health care, automotive applications.
Chloroprene (Neoprene) Blends
Meets government specifications
General good chemical stability
Maintains flexibility over wide temperature range
Laptop sleeves, Orthopedic braces, Gaskets, Weatherstripping, Packaging, Closure seals
Expanded Polypropylene foam, EPP foam
Durable, high tear strength
Insulation and cushioning, Automotive interior applications, HVAC insulation
High Temperature range exceeding 204ºC (400ºF)
UL Rated Flame Resistance 94 V-0 and 94 HF-1
Low toxic emission when exposed to fire
Excellent resistance to ozone and UVFire retardant thermal insulation
Vibration isolation in electronic components
Dust and fluid ingress, outdoor gaskets, cushioning and vibration management, acoustic insulation in automotive, mass transit, and marine applications.
Buna-N, Acrylonitrile Butadiene Rubber, NBR,
Oil and UV resistance
Good abrasion and tear resistance
Excellent compression set
Broad Application Range, Automotive and Aerospace fuel hoses, gaskets.
Shock absorption and vibration dampening
Flexible and resilient
Resistant to wear and weak acids
High abrasion resistance
Gaskets and weatherstripping, Vehicle Interiors.
Excellent chemical resistance
Excellent oil resistance
Excellent weather resistance
Large operating temperature range low gas permeability
Good compression set
Good heat and mineral oil resistance
Automotive Gaskets, Weatherproofing, Vibration Isolation.
Excellent tear and abrasion resistance
Compression set resistance
Good non-skid properties
Range of Colors
Narrow Temperature Exposure
Takes Compression Set
Shock absorption, Thermal Insulation, Aerospace Noise Reduction, Packaging.
Thermal Insulation, Automotive Sound Dampening, Packaging.
Also called Polyvinyl Chloride, Vinyl
Shock Absorber or Sound Damper
Conforms to irregular surfaces and curves
Ideal alternative to low permeable urethane
Able to make long life seal against air, moisture, light and dust penetration
Inherently resistant to fire, UV rays, most chemicals, acids and solvents
RV seals, Automotive gaskets and seals, Marine and Transportation.