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AZOTE EUROCLASS B FOAMS

By Admin, 27/06/2014

High Performance Insulating Foams from Zotefoams Plc via Kewell Converters Ltd: Euroclass (EN13501) is the new European wide standard for construction insulation products (sheet and tubing) We achieve a B – s1, d0 rating which is the highest possible for thermoplastics. ZOTEFOAMS PLC USP’s: Smoke toxicity = s1, highest rating = less smoke = more time for people to exit a building in a fire MP15 EB40 meets this standard up to 40mm, competitive products such as Armoflex, Thermoflex, Kaimann, K- Flex, Trocellen can only achieve B – s2, do up to around 20mm thick. With the e...

Co2 to help mfg Foam…

By Admin, 23/06/2014

Sekisui Alveo – Alveobloc foam…

By Admin, 16/06/2014

The new product line from Sekisui Alveo allows versatile creativity in providing optimum protection in transport applications. A transport packaging material has to meet the individual protection requirements of high-quality, fragile products to avoid damage as the result of mechanical stress and strain, temperature fluctuations or weather influences. At the same time, optimum packaging is a decisive factor in ensuring logistic operations run smoothly, for example, in storage/stock-keeping applications or in effectively utilising freight space. The new product line Alveobloc from Sekisui Al...

Google foams over self-drive cars design

By Admin, 29/05/2014

Google will launch its own fleet of autonomous vehicle prototypes — with no steering wheels and no gas or brake pedals, but a foam front end and plastic windshield — as the technology giant begins a new phase of its self-driving car project. …more at http://m.prw.com/story.html?id=4971

Designer and Bespoke Packaging Foam Inserts for Nickelodeon TV commercial

By Admin, 21/05/2014

SealedAir Foams – STRATOCELL and Speciality foams

By Admin, 21/05/2014

Foam polymers prove their prowess

By Admin, 12/05/2014

PRW Features: Foam polymers prove their prowess The polymer foam market has seen an upsurge in activity in the past year. New applications are finding homes in sectors ranging from automotive and construction to packaging and aerospace. This is due largely to investment in research and development which is seeing product launches from foam polymer manufacturers that tackle concerns about the effect of plastic foam on the environment. Dow Building Solutions, a subsidiary of the Dow Chemical, has launched into Europe its first Styrofoam extruded polystyrene (XPS) foam product containing a new...

Foam for the National Maritime Museum

By Admin, 03/05/2014

Kewell’s were recently commissioned to help design and manufacture a bespoke and colourful set of unique foam stools for a brand new installation at the National Maritime Museum exhibition. We also supply museums and gallery’s across the UK simple sheet foam, block foam and strip foam too, as well as made to order~fabricated foam inserts, foam trays made here in the UK (Kent) from British manufactured foam materials (AZOTE FOAM – PLASTAZOTE FOAM – ZOTEFOAMS PLC). Kewell Converters are a preferred and approved foam supplier for many museums, theatres, Film/TV producti...

A new study has rated KEWELL CONVERTERS LTD as “STRONG”

By Admin, 01/05/2014

RE: A new study has rated KEWELL CONVERTERS LTD as “STRONG” Congratulations, your company has been rated as “STRONG” in a new analysis of the UK’s 170 largest Foam Conversion companies. This is the highest accolade we award and reflects your excellent performance over the last 12 months. What is more impressive is that you have achieved this in a difficult marketplace where 43 of your competitors are in financial danger and a record number are making a loss. The Plimsoll Analysis – Foam Conversion companies, individually assesses the 170 companies using the proven and easy to read Plimsoll...

Puma is using a lightweight TPE foam – Zotek Peba from Zotefoams

By Admin, 10/04/2014

Puma is using a lightweight TPE foam, Zotek Peba, from Zotefoams for the padding in its evoPower football boots. The closed-cell foam, which is used for the padding the embossed area of the boots, is claimed to be three times lighter than ethylene vinyl acetate (EVA) foams with similar cushioning properties. Puma, which has been testing the boot around the around the world, said the feedback has been “incredibly positive”. Italian striker Mario Balotelli, who has recently been signed by Puma, said: “I’m new to the Puma family, and the football boots they produce were one of the reasons for ...