Does your car have anything in common with a space shuttle? As a matter of fact yes, they both heavily rely on polyurethane foam. As do planes, boats and trains.

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The main applications of polyurethane foam in transport applications are for trimming, seats, headrests, (air-conditioning) filters and acoustic insulation. Depending on the application they are being used for, these foams have to comply with specific performance and emission standards.

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In cars and trucks:

Moulded polyurethane foam used as filling for car seats and in other moulded polyurethane parts in the automotive industry is in the remit of our sister organisation, EURO-MOULDERS.  Most car seats in Europe are made of moulded polyurethane foam.

Flexible (slabstock) polyurethane foam is notably used in:

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