Polyurethane Mixing

New Method of Polyurethane Mixing Brings New Opportunities

  • Posted: Wednesday, February 6, 2013, 12:00 am

by Paul Lamonica, 2012 Summer Intern

This year, the B&W Pantex Plastics Shop began formulating a new method of mixing polyurethane molded parts for explosives, coatings, seals, cushions, tool covers and more. The old method consisted of mixing the components in a generic “ice cream bucket.” After the correct amounts of materials were mixed together, the mixture would be carefully injected into the mold to form the needed part.