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  • Unsinkable Boats

    • By Robert Naini
    • Added on Mar 23, 2021

    The use of polyurethane foam in the marine and boating industry is well documented. Polyurethane foam is built into boat cores and is added to areas of dead space within a boat’s hull to improve the buoyancy and add to the vessel’s flotation capability. read more

  • The Planning Has Begun

    • By Kelly Marcavage, Asst. Executive Director of SPFA
    • Added on Mar 23, 2021

    After a year of living with the pandemic restrictions, it is exciting to look ahead and plan on exploring San Antonio. Use the www.visitsanantonio.com website to start planning your trip. The convention and expo will fill your days, but there is still time to have fun filled evenings along the Riverwalk and in downtown San Antonio. You can even squeeze in a history lesson with a trip to the Alamo. read more

  • The Great Air Barrier

    • By Spray Foam Magazine Staff
    • Added on Mar 23, 2021

    Air barriers are designed to control airflow, heat, and moisture, as well as solar and other radiation in a building. All of which can have an effect on air quality, as well as a building’s long-term structural performance. Now, more than ever, air barriers are taking center stage in construction, architecture, and public health performance, but how can spray foam help advancements in air barriers which are necessary to improve indoor air-quality? read more

  • Surfs Up, Toxins Down

    • By Danielle Macdonald
    • Added on Mar 23, 2021

    On first glance the spray foam industry and surfboard manufacturing appear to have little in common. However, their environmental vision is remarkably similar: incorporating sustainable and recycled materials into their foam while looking for alternative eco-friendlier bio-oils. read more

  • All Is Swell Offshore

    • By Teknos
    • Added on Mar 23, 2021

    Corrosion protection provider Krebs Korrosionsschutz GmbH was searching for a polyurea supplier for a new application area: offshore wind turbine foundations. With Teknos as a polyurea supplier, a supportive consulting and training partner came into the picture as well. Starting a large-scale project, especially when using new application techniques, equipment, chemistry and a paint supplier, everything is based on trust and commitment. read more

  • Aquatic Eco Living

    • By Danielle Macdonald
    • Added on Mar 23, 2021

    Images of canals in Holland, rivers in England, or the Keralan rice barges in Southeast Asia spring to mind when thinking of a traditional houseboat. The team at ARKUP, whose ethos is ‘avant-garde life on water,’ has taken a traditional concept of the houseboat and transformed it into something new and exciting. How did SPF have a role in the build of these million-dollar floating eco-villas? The Spray Foam Magazine team put on our white pants and sunglasses and headed to Miami to find out. read more

  • Reaching New Heights

    • By Spray Foam Magazine Staff
    • Added on Mar 23, 2021

    Beloeil is a town in the province of Quebec in southern Canada. The name of the town means beautiful view in French, and it is a popular Summer resort destination in a suburb of Montreal city. It’s here where some contractors literally got a beautiful view when using a new HFO blowing agent for the first time on a large project. read more