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Urethane Molding and Casting Materials

Urethane Molding and Casting Materials Industry professionals can greatly benefit from various molding and casting materials when it comes to making structural and architectural concrete... Read More

What Is a 2 Part Polyurethane Rubber Kit?

What Is a 2 Part Polyurethane Rubber Kit? A 2 part polyurethane rubber kit, or 2K polyurethane, is commonly used in the construction industry as... Read More

Advantages of Using a Form Coating Epoxy

Advantages of Using a Form Coating Epoxy There are several advantages of using a form coating epoxy over expensive precast forms, surfaces, and molds. Forms... Read More

Why Is My Urethane Rubber Mold Expanding?

Why Is My Urethane Rubber Mold Expanding? Liquid urethane rubber molds shrink from low temperatures, but problems also arise if they are used in warm... Read More

Understanding the Properties of Liquid Urethane Rubber

Understanding the Properties of Liquid Urethane Rubber It is always essential to look at the properties of liquid urethane rubber when choosing a material for... Read More

What Is Shore Hardness & Why Does It Matter?

What is Shore Hardness & Why Does It Matter? Shore hardness is a property that determines how hard a material is, or rather, its resistance…

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How to Use a Form Coat Epoxy

How to Use a Form Coat Epoxy Learning how to use a form coat epoxy is important for generating multiple quality castings when using abrasive... Read More

Volatile Free, Inc. Releases Form Coat Epoxy for the Protection of Precast Forms

Volatile Free, Inc. Releases Form Coat Epoxy for the Protection of Precast Forms Brookfield, Wisconsin – (May 16, 2024) – Volatile Free, Inc. announced the... Read More

Volatile Free, Inc. Releases New Polyurethane Rubber Line with Best-In-Class Release Characteristics

Volatile Free, Inc. Releases New Polyurethane Rubber Line with Best-In-Class Release Characteristics Brookfield, Wisconsin–(Newsfile Corp. – January 18, 2024) – Volatile Free, Inc. today announced…

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Vacuum Degassing vs Pressure Potting: Are They Necessary?

Vacuum Degassing vs Pressure Potting: Are They Necessary? Vacuum degassing and pressure potting are techniques professionals use to get clear, bubble-free molds and castings. Either... Read More

Why Is My Urethane Rubber Mold Shrinking?

Why Is My Urethane Rubber Mold Shrinking? Urethane rubber is often called an elastomer because it comes with elastic properties. These properties can be very... Read More

What Is Polyurethane?

What Is Polyurethane? Since the 1930s, polyurethane has become a popular material used in a handful of applications. Polyurethane is chains of urethane linkages called... Read More

Is Polyurethane Rubber or Plastic?

Is Polyurethane Rubber or Plastic? While there has been some confusion on the matter, polyurethane is neither rubber nor plastic. It often looks and feels... Read More

Thermoset vs Thermoplastic: Which is Better?

Thermoset vs Thermoplastic: Which is Better? When looking at thermoset vs thermoplastic, choosing the best material for your project will highly depend on the application,... Read More

The Benefits of a Reusable Concrete Formliner

The Benefits of a Reusable Concrete Formliner Learning more about reusable concrete formliner materials may help you decide if your project can benefit from using... Read More

Why Polyurethane Formliners Are the Best for Concrete Projects

Why Polyurethane Formliners Are the Best for Concrete Projects Unlike traditional materials such as plastic or foam, polyurethane formliners offer a unique blend of qualities... Read More

Six Benefits of Precast Concrete Products

Six Benefits of Precast Concrete Products

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Determining Shore Hardness of Rubbers & Plastics

Shore Hardness is the resistance a material has to indentation. Determining a materials Shore Hardness requires the use of a durometer, which is a device…

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Different Types of Concrete Stamps Require Different Materials

Concrete stamps can take a basic concrete project and bring it to the next level. These stamps are used to enhance a surface and make…

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VFI is Celebrating 25 Years!

We are excited to announce that Volatile Free is celebrating our 25th anniversary in 2020. To honor the milestone, we are unveiling a refreshed logo…

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