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Open- and Closed-Cell Foams for Aerospace Manufacturing

As one of the leading foam fabricators in North America, UFP Technologies has access to an array of open-cell and closed-cell foams suitable for a variety of aerospace applications. 

Reticulated Polyurethane and Polyurethane Foams

Reticulated polyurethane foam is a versatile material typically used for applications such as:

  • Filtration
  • Sound absorption
  • Fluid management

Polyurethane foams offer excellent cushioning properties for lightweight, delicate objects.  We utilize these materials for components that prevent fuel sloshing and gaskets within interiors. 

Polyethylene & Cross-Linked Polyethylene Foams 

Closed-cell foams are non-abrasive and offer great protection and durability, making these materials suitable for insulation applications. Polyethylene foam is especially useful as it offers a high resistance to moisture and chemicals. These materials provide the peace of mind that your equipment will be protected from drops, shock and vibration while also withstanding the elements. 

Cross-linked polyethylene foams offer additional benefits to polyethylene foams as they can protect "Class A" surfaces and are more aesthetically pleasing. UFP Technologies has access to cross-linked polyethylene foams that are impregnated with nitrogen, providing a non-toxic, hypoallergenic, latex-free solution that can come in direct contact with skin.  When combined with fabrics, cross-linked polyethylene foams are ideal for our comfort and interior solutions.