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Cellasto® - where creativity meets performance
Cellasto® - where creativity meets performance
Meet consumer demand for comfort and quiet with a high-performance microcellular polyurethane elastomer that reduces noise, vibration and harshness (NVH) while delivering superior advantages over traditional materials, such as many other elastic materials.
BASF is your experienced partner in the home appliances industry, providing tailor-made and safety-certified components capitalizing on the extremely good dampening performance of Cellasto® by small component sizes. Count on BASF’s team of global experts to help you engineer appliances that meet precise specifications for NVH, safety and performance. Discover state-of-the-art, economical appliances solutions.
The microcellular nature of Cellasto® has a significantly superior ability to reduce noise and vibrations compared to other elastomers, drastically reducing NVH while adding years to the lifetime of your products:
Washing machines produce some of the harshest vibrations of all home appliances due to unbalanced masses during operation. Not only is the noise from the vibrations disruptive, but it also causes wear and tear on the machine, costing customers extra money.
This may be the most disruptive home appliance because it’s located in the kitchen and runs for long periods of time, creating unwanted noise in one of the most popular gathering places in the home.
These appliances are typically so loud, it’s hard to concentrate on anything while they’re running.
Coffeemakers, coffee grinders & mixers
Everyone loves the smell of freshly ground and brewed coffee when they wake up in the morning or the lovely taste of fresh smoothies, but the sound of these devices is unpleasant
Air purifiers & fans
Adding another noise-making appliance to a home, especially one that your customer expects to be silent, creates additional stress for consumers. An air purifier’s or fan’s sound should be as light as the air it is cleaning.
The transition from sleeping to waking should be as calm and pleasant as possible, so the last thing your customers need is a noisy shaver buzzing near their ears.
Your customers will quickly realize the superior quality of your home appliances made with Cellasto® components when they flip the switch on their vacuums or press the start button on their washing machines. Their home appliances will not only operate smoothly and quietly, but they will also last longer with less maintenance than those made with traditional materials.
When you co-create with BASF’s team of experts to develop custom solutions, your innovations will not only earn the reputation of having superior quality, but they will also be unique to the market.
Excellent energy absorption
Even in restricted spaces, Cellasto® ensures excellent acoustic and vibration dampening. The microcellular qualities of Cellasto® enable kinetic energy control at high and low frequencies with a single solution. The progressive load deflection of Cellasto® creates a smoother performance and counteracts resonances, bringing quiet and comfort to the customer while extending the life of the product.
Stability and strength
Avoid the cost of frequent product or parts replacement due to the time-tested resistance of Cellasto® to abrasion, heat and more. An extremely low compression set leads to consistent, life-long stiffness maintaining the designed performance for much longer.
Unlike competitors using other elastic materials, Cellasto® has excellent aging stability without the use of plasticizers, bringing a durability to home appliances components that enables innovators to create products of superior quality. The dynamic strength of Cellasto® allows appliances to fully maintain NVH performance over time.
Small installation space
The high volume compressibility and high static load capacity of Cellasto® allows you to fit appliances’ parts neatly into tight spaces. There is low lateral expansion as the microcellular material compresses, resulting in smaller, lighter appliances components that are not only more cost and time-efficient to assemble, but are also easier for the end-user to maneuver.
Good abrasion resistance
Appliance components take a beating, causing wear and tear on the elements as well as the entire machine. Cellasto® microcellular properties make it resistant to abrasions, thereby extending the life of the product.
BASF: Your global partner in appliances solutions
The Cellasto® team helps you meet the increasing demands your customers have for the appliances industry. Count on BASF as your partner for:
Cellasto® special microcellular and compact polyurethane elastomers simplify your designs to improve your value chain. Use it for NVH reduction in a variety of applications. You’ll be able to produce market-ready goods faster than before, from routine parts to forward-thinking, engineered components.
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