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Coloured Foam for Costumes, Props and Carnivals

By Admin, 19/02/2014

Plastazote or similar materials (sheet foams both PE foams and EVA Foams) can be split to thickness in a variety of colours and are often supplied for carnivals/festivals workshops for children to make their costumes and decorations out of in addition to professionals set designers in Theatre, Stage, TV, Film props and scenery end uses.

A Touch of Gold with microZOTE®

By Admin, 12/02/2014

A Touch of Gold with microZOTE® The term “Luxury” has no clear definition but it refers to products and packaging of a very high quality and appearance with the perception of luxury being a very personal and sometimes emotional response. At first glance it is the power of the brand and the consumers’ preference to design, colour or an unknown sub-conscious decision that will lead them to a particular product. Beyond this you can tap into additional senses such as touch and smell. The perfect combination of creativity, differentiation and functionality is being developed by Zotefoams convert...

Bespoke HPRC Cases and Foam Interiors

By Admin, 03/02/2014

Choose the model that best suits your needs by visiting the “Luggage & Accessories” on our partners site and OEM www.plaber.com in Italy Their specialised and dedicated department analyzes your requirements and provides solutions, quotes and samples together with KCL. • The customization can be done on different levels: • The color of the suitcase; • logos; • adhesives; • internal sponges (milled, waterjet cutting, cutting blade), thermoformed can be designed and made by Kewell Converters Ltd in UK • organizer for the cover; • work to the shell (eg. Holes for USB ports, Fir...

Foam for leisure and playground equipment

By Admin, 23/01/2014

We can help design and manufacture bespoke and custom foam products / shapes for playground equipment and leisure/exhibition/training uses from closed cell (non-absorbent/non-porous) foam e.g. imagination playground is safe. Imagination Playground blocks are made of a lightweight foam that is non-toxic and microbe and mold resistant. They’re soft and friendly to the touch yet dense and firm enough to build structures and shapes. Imagination Playground blocks meet American Society for Testing Materials (ASTM) and U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission (CFSC) standards. imagination ...

Custom Case foam inserts

By Admin, 22/01/2014

Kewell Converters Ltd (KCL) is one of the UK’s leading specialist foam fabricators and foam converters. Supplying foam materials like sheet/block of different thicknesses, colours and hardness in addition to custom designed and machined/moulded foam inserts to numerous flight case manufacturers and end clients/users direct. We have been providing quality and affordable UK manufactured foam (Zotefoams/Azote/Plastazote foams and others) flight case Inners/liners/Inserts/Trays/Pads from our modern production and advanced facility (33,000 sqft+) in SE England since 1971 and with over 40 years ...

Ordnance Foam Packaging

By Admin, 21/01/2014

Ordnance Foam Packaging such as military supplies including weapons, ammunition, combat vehicles, and maintenance tools and equipment.

UK Manufacturing Statistics – KCL contributes

By Admin, 09/01/2014

Manufacturing contributes £6.7tr to the global economy. Contrary to common belief, UK manufacturing is strong with the UK currently the 11th largest manufacturing nation in the world. Manufacturing makes up 10% of UK GVA and 54% of UK exports and directly employs 2.5 million people. Despite the decline since the 1970s, when manufacturing contributed 25% of UK GDP, the UK ranks second globally in aerospace manufacturing. The UK-based auto industry exported a record-breaking 84% of its production in 2011 and the chemical and pharmaceutical industries add £20m per day to the UK balance of trad...

Funky Bespoke Foam stool and foam Products

By Admin, 03/01/2014

Plastazote Foam Tubing for Medical Applications (Rehabiliation)

By Admin, 03/01/2014

Closed cell foam (Plastazote foam) tubing and cord – bespoke and manufactured to order in house as required and available in various sizes to provide for example a built up handle for easier gripping e.g. cutlery, pens etc. It is non-absorbent, non-sticky, washable and dishwasher safe. Supplied in one metre (39?) lengths, it may be cut to size. Exact lengths may vary plus or minus 50mm. External Diameter 31mm (1 1/4?). Supplied and distributed by via https://www.pattersonmedical.co.uk/app.aspx?cmd=get_item&id=10203

Tree bark presents innovative non-petroleum PU foam by PRW

By Admin, 13/12/2013

Tree bark presents innovative non-petroleum PU foam By Jane Denny, Urethanes Technology International Posted 12 December 2013 A project to develop a fully bio-based tannin foam as a substitute to petroleum-based foams won an innovation award at the Association Foamed Plastics and Polyurethanes’ (FSK) annual conference. The BioFoamBark process, coordinated by Freiburg Material Research Center member Marie-Pierre Laborie, involves the extraction of tannins from the bark of softwood species found commonly in Europe. Other components for the foam formulation, including glycerol and furfural or ...