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Elastopor®: Intelligent sandwich technology for efficient insulation, cooling, storage and transportion

Versatile and with low thermal conductivity, Elastopor® is a closed-cell polyurethane rigid foam that makes energy-efficient construction possible.

The use of sandwich panels and insulation boards made of Elastopor® and Elastopir® in sandwich technology means an optimum combination of excellent mechanical and physical properties and thermal insulation. Elastopor® is used as the core material of multi-layer construction elements and is used with a diffusion-tight metal cover layer for wall, floor and roof elements in industrial hall, refrigeration and warehouse construction. The metal composite elements are manufactured in continuous (double belt) and discontinuous (press) production. In residential construction, insulating elements with flexible cover layers such as aluminium foil or mineral fleece and a core of Elastopor® are also used. The main areas of application here are pitched and flat roof insulation as well as exterior wall and floor insulation. Elastopor® rigid foam systems are easy to process and guarantee high product quality. The polyurethane insulation products with different laminations and functional layers are an advantage for producers and consumers. As energy-efficient insulation they are an active contribution to climate protection.

Benefits

Key Properties of Elastopor®

  • Excellent mechanical properties

  • High insulation effect even with low material thicknesses
  • Very good bonding with different facing materials

  • Prefabricated panels with Elastopor® permit rapid and straightforward installation

  • Durable and low-emission

Elastopor® Application Range

The applications are as manifold as its product properties: Explore the various application possibilities of Elastopor®!

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Better Technology – Better Foam

Many components are crucial for superlative quality in the production of polyurethane sandwich elements. Along with our precision-tuned polyurethane systems BASF also offers solutions in state-of-the art process technologies. The patented rake technology of BASF makes the production of polyurethane sandwich panels more stable and more cost-effective. With its modular design, the patented rake replaces conventional laydown devices and can be adapted precisely to the construction panel being produced.

Elastopor® is able to flow through and adhere to complex shapes and surfaces which provides a freedom of design as well as complete insulation, even in unconventional designs. 

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Elastopir®

Elastopir® is BASF's brand for polyurethane rigid foam systems based on Polyisocyanurate (PIR). It has been developed to meet growing demands for composite panels with improved fire-protection properties, thus makes it possible to build industrial buildings that are both energy-efficient and safe.