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HUNTSMAN Gives Green Light To Eco Soundproof Floor Systems

Long-term collaboration helps leading manufacturer develop new eco range

A new eco-friendly range of soundproofing materials that can reduce the impact of noise in a variety of flooring applications is the latest innovation to emerge from a long-term collaboration between Huntsman Polyurethanes and manufacturer WPT GmbH.

Germany-based WPT GmbH is a world-leading producer of polyurethane-based acoustic systems, decoupling mats and resilient floor coverings. These high-quality soundproofing materials are used under parquet, laminate, tile and stone floors to reduce the noise created by walking or any type of surface impact.

The company’s ECOLine product range is a next generation range of sound reduction and decoupling mats that are better for the environment and less exposed to fluctuating oil prices. Offering the same durability as established PVC-based products, floors based on WPT’s soundproof system are resilient, hard-wearing and far easier to clean and maintain. This makes them ideal for use in heavy footfall environments such as hospitals, airports, schools, the retail sector, office space, hotels and leisure amenities.

When WPT wanted to develop ECOLine it called on Huntsman Polyurethanes to help. The key challenge for WPT was to replace a petrochemical-based polyol (polyester) as the key raw ingredient in its acoustic mesh materials, with a polyol derived from renewable vegetable oils (polyether).

Following an intensive research and development programme, Huntsman identified a solution from its MDI polyurethane range that could meet WPT’s specifications and suit its production processes.

Isocyanate SUPRASEC® 2385, one of Huntsman’s MDI variants, provided the low viscosity, high linearity and consistent performance needed to help WPT make the transition from polyester to polyether. The result is a range of eco-friendly sound reduction flooring systems based on at least 93% renewable resources like rapeseed oil, caster oil, sand and chalk.

Commenting, Mr Georg Kruse, Managing Partner of WPT GmbH said: “As a company committed to sustainability, WPT GmbH is absolutely delighted that Huntsman has been able to help us switch to using vegetable oils as the main raw material for our acoustic systems. It's an outstanding innovation and one our customers and end-users will warmly welcome. Since the late 1990s WPT has developed a highly productive working relationship with Huntsman Polyurethanes based on mutual trust and in-depth technical understanding. By enabling WPT to develop innovative acoustic systems and bring to market high quality, customised products such as ECOLine, Huntsman is helping us retain our lead at the forefront of our sector.”

By offering low-cost handling and outstanding functionality, SUPRASEC® 2385 MDI variant assured WPT of optimal application throughout the ECOLine manufacturing process. This enabled the acoustic material to be filled with other non-wovens without the loss of product performance. In addition, Huntsman Polyurethanes provided all the technical support and commercial expertise required, helping WPT bring ECOLine to life in a reliable, cost effective manner, while meeting the highest industry standards and demands of its customers, across a broad range of applications.

Alfred Rasche, Sales Account Manager at Huntsman Polyurethanes added: “SUPRASEC® MDI is an incredibly versatile material that has been used extensively across the flooring sector. It can help manufacturers like WPT create hard-wearing, aesthetically pleasing, structurally sound flooring solutions that meet strict environmental regulations. It has been a pleasure to help WPT meet its sustainability challenge and develop a product range that is both better for its customers and the environment. We look forward to seeing where the new ECOLine range of products will be employed and to ensuring this long term relationship continues to flourish and produce novel new products, for many years to come.”

Email: natalie@may-fifteen.co.uk


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