Polyurethane

Polyurethane

Polyurethanes are linear polymers that have a molecular backbone containing carbamate groups (-NHCO2). These groups, called urethane, are produced through a chemical reaction between a diisocyanate and a polyol. Polyurethanes are some of the most versatile polymers. They are used in

– building insulation

– surface coatings

– adhesives

– solid plastics

– athletic apparel.

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