Polyurethane products are a key component of a wide range of sporting goods built for frequent heavy use.
Safe, reliable, durable sporting goods
Ecoflex® integral skin systems deliver excellent cushioning and customizable densities for a wide range of products ranging from supportive gym and yoga mats to shock-absorbing padding and helmet layers. The fast cure time of Ecoflex® results in faster demold times and overall faster manufacturing.
Our Ecoflex® microcellular foams exhibit excellent flowability and lower viscosity to fill parts 20% to 50% faster than traditional molding, increasing facility output capacity.
Microcellular polyurethane foams are easy to die cut into complex shapes and support precision tooling while integral skin exteriors can feature a wide range of color options, UV stabilizers and anti-bacterial additives. Polyurethane products from FSI enable manufacturers to deliver high-performance with a high-quality look and feel.
The fine cell structure of our microcellular foams facilitates production of high-density products without the added cost and weight. Integral skin systems offer densities as low as 2.5 pcf—the lowest in the industry—and can reduce component weight. Lightweight solutions add comfort and ease of use to superior safety.
Polyurethane products from Foam Supplies feature customizable resilience, hardness and stiffness for performance across a range of sporting applications, such as golf balls with 110 compression ratings or elastomer scooter wheels with 82A hardness ratings.
Our polyurethane systems are formulated for durability, providing excellent abrasion, impact and tear resistance with UV-resistant additives as an option. Cast elastomers withstand scratches, tears and corrosion and maintain their form even in harsh conditions.
Most Foam Supplies polyurethane foam solutions are made with Ecomate® blowing agent, a zero-GWP formula meeting the most stringent environmental regulations, including California SB1013. It requires no Prop 65 labeling.
Foam systems blown with Ecomate® technology offer easy transition from HFC systems compared to other fourth-generation blowing agents. No permits or explosion proofing is required before transitioning to Ecomate®-blown foam products.
FSI’s global production and distribution network offers flexible delivery in totes, drums, pressurized cylinders or in bulk according to your needs.
INTEGRAL SKIN FOAM
FSI has been providing the marine industry with versatile, innovative and reliable polyurethane foam systems in insulation applications such as:
- Anti-Fatigue & Yoga Mats
- Scooter, Rollerblade & Skateboard Wheels
- Sporting Goods, Equipment & Balls
- Goggles & Wearables
- Archery Targets
Unmatched Regulatory Compliance
Because it is environmentally benign, Ecomate complies with all current — and most likely all future — regulations pertaining to foam blowing agents. As additional HFCs and other harmful materials are phased out, Ecomate will continue to be the reliable and affordable solution for foam blowing applications. Current regulatory compliance includes:
- U.S EPA SNAP Program
- Montreal Protocol
- Kyoto Protocol
- Kyoto ROHS Protocol (Restriction of Hazardous Substances)
- WEEE Directed (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment)
- GRAS (Generally Recognized as Safe)
- REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorization)
- EPA SNAP Approved
Foam Supplies, Inc. staffs an industry-leading R&D team and a technical sales and support staff dedicated to building trusted industry relationships.
These experts can be an incredible resource at all stages of your project, from initial material testing and part prototyping to ongoing service, support and education.