Huntsman supplies a range of polyurethane systems based on both polyester and polyether technologies. The choice of technology is usually determined by the performance requirements of the end products.
The direct-molded process allows the manufacturers to produce a fully assembled shoe in one step.
The inherent adhesive property of polyurethane is used in combination with a shoe upper in a closed mould. Injection Molding Using the direct injection process, shoe makers can adjust sole color, density and hardness and produce multi-layer soles (three colors and densities) in one step, on a single machine.
AVALON DUO AVALON DUO is the Huntsman terminology for combining the benefits of a hardwearing AVALON TPU outsole with the lightness and comfort of a reaction-molded polyurethane midsole, in a single operation.
Huntsman Polyurethanes | Polyurethane Solutions
Huntsman is a global manufacturer and marketer of differentiated chemicals. Its operating companies manufacture products for a variety of global industries, including chemicals, plastics, automotive, aviation, textiles, footwear, paints and coatings, construction, technology, agriculture, health care, detergent, personal care, furniture, appliances and packaging. Originally known for pioneering innovations in packaging and, later, for rapid and integrated growth in petrochemicals, Huntsman today has 13,000 employees and operates from multiple locations worldwide. The Company had 2007 revenues of approximately $10 billion. For more information about Huntsman, please visit the company’s website at www.huntsman.com.
Innovating for Growth.
Huntsman Polyurethanes is a global leader in providing MDI based polyurethanes solutions across an extensive range of applications and market sectors. High performance insulation, comfort, adhesion, and protective coatings are just some of the key benefits that our products deliver.
Our aim is to grow the polyurethanes market in partnership with customers through our innovation, responsiveness and commitment.