PUre diversity

Integral Skin Foam - puroflex®

This group of polyurethane products typically features a lightweight foam core with a compact, dense skin – the so-called integral skin. Thanks to these properties, PU soft- / semi-rigid integral skin foams cover a broad range of applications such as steering wheels, shifter knobs, arm rests, protective pads, floor mats and operating room rests.

Typical properties

  • Moulded part density of 220–600 kg/m³
  • Shore A hardness of 10–90
  • Available foaming agents: pentane, hydrofluorocarbons (such as 365/227mfc) and water
  • Good abrasion resistance

Special formulations and versions

  • Viscoelastic
  • Anti-static

Flame protection formulations

  • Automotive: FMVSS 302
  • Rail vehicle construction: DIN 5510 (S4, SR2, ST2), EU TL 45545
  • Aircraft construction: ABD 0031, FAR 25.853
  • Construction industry: DIN 4102 B2
  • Recreation industry: M2, UNI 9175/87 (= CSE 4/83): class 1.IM, BS 5852 crib 5

Application examples

Door panel, puroskin®
Handles, puroskin®
Padded handle
Protective pad