International standards for safety shoes are very detailed and precise and polyurethanes meet the requirement for resistance to abrasion, oil and solvents, while providing excellent resistance to slip and flexural fatigue.
Work shoes A recent development has been the application of polyurethanes for the production of wellington boots.
Polyurethane wellington boots offer:
Good flex properties right down to low temperatures; tough hard-wearing, improved anti-slip outsoles;
Oil, micro-cellular biological and hydrolytic resistance; insulation of both foot and leg, which is particularly important in the cold store sector.
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.