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Urethane Foam Poron Material

PORON® is a microcellular urethane foam with extremely low compression set. PORON materials are high density, flexible cellular products and are manufactured by continuously casting and curing mechanically frothed urethane intermediates to the desired thickness. By controlling chemistry and density, the properties of PORON®materials can be widely varied.

APPLICATION HIGHLIGHTED PROPERTIES

  • Excellent compression set resistance which enables durable, long-term performance for gasketing, sealing and cushioning.
  • Low-outgassing and non-fogging, containing no plasticizers or residual chemicals to contaminate the device. The material will not become brittle and crumble and is non-corrosive to metal.
  • Inherently flame retardant without the use of additives. Many of the materials meet flammability requirements of UL HBF and MVSS 302.
  • Engineered urethane formulations offering a wide modulus range -2-90 psi 25% deflection -for more design versatility requirements.
  • Good chemical resistance
  • Easy to fabricate, die-cuts cleanly and works with a broad range of adhesives
  • Broad range of formulas and thicknesses from 0.012″ to 0.500″ (0.43mm to 12.7mm)

PORON® PRODUCT INFORMATION CHART

PORON Product

Density

Applications

Datasheet

4790-92

Extra Soft

Material has slow rebound with the lowest closure force.  Standard available thickness range from 0.021″ to 0.500″ (0.53 mm to 12.7 mm).

4701-30

Very Soft

Easily compressed for use where flexibility is a key requirement.  Standard available  thickness range from 0.021″ to .500″ (0.53 mm to 12.7 mm). 

4701-40

Soft

General purpose material for a wide variety of applications.  Standard available thickness range from 0.031″ to 0.500″ (0.79 mm to 12.7 mm). 

4701-41

Soft

Enhanced seal-ability material offering greater closed-cell content for demanding vacuum sealing applications or low closure-force requirements.  Standard available thickness range from 0.031″ to 0.500″ (0.79 mm to 12.7 mm).

4701-50

Firm

Used for managing high energy impact with gasketing needs.  Standard available thickness range from 0.012″ to 0.500″ (0.30 mm to 12.7 mm)

4701-60

Very Firm

Used for energy management solutions for enclosure gasketing applications. Standard available thickness range from 0.021″ to 0.500″ (0.53 mm to 12.7 mm)

XRD

Firm

PORON®XRD™ is a breakthrough technology that has been tested to absorb up to 90 percent of energy when impacted at high strain rates. The extreme impact protection is ideal for use in sporting goods, outdoor industry products and other applications where protection, comfort, and consistent performance are required.

4701-41

Soft

Soft, enhanced sealability material offering greater closed-cell content for demanding vacuum sealing applications or low closure-force requirements. Standard available thickness range from 0.031″ to 0.500″ (0.79 mm to 12.7 mm).

4701-37

Soft

The new AquaPro 37 formulation requires the lowest compression force of any PORON water sealing formulation in achieving a tight seal.

ShockPad Foam

.10mm-.15mm

PORON ShockPad Foam has always been a reliable impact solution when used behind gasketless MID displays, in front of printed wiring boards (PWB) and alongside other internal components. Now, with an even thinner profile, ShockPad is more versatile than ever.

ShockPad Foam-Plus Adhesive

.30mm

PORON ShockPad Foam has always been a reliable impact solution when used behind gasketless MID displays, in front of printed wiring boards (PWB) and alongside other internal components. Now, with an even thinner profile, ShockPad is more versatile than ever.

Dura-Shape Materials

PORON materials are now available with a tough polyester film securely bonded between two layers of foam.

4790-79-Handheld

PORON ® ShockSeal™ foams are a trusted solution in sensitive handheld devices, and are now available to the general industrial markets as well. This thick grade material is ideal for applications which require gaskets, cushions, spacers or springs. ShockSeal materials perform best in environments where impact protection, long-term reliability, and high compression set resistance is a must.

4790-79-Industrial

PORON ® ShockSeal™ foams are a trusted solution in sensitive handheld devices, and are now available to the general industrial markets as well. This thick grade material is ideal for applications which require gaskets, cushions, spacers or springs. ShockSeal materials perform best in environments where impact protection, long-term reliability, and high compression set resistance is a must.

SlimGrip Foam

When space is tight and display performance is critical, PORON® SlimGrip™ foam is an an ideal fit within mobile internet devices. SlimGrip foam is Rogers’ softest material yet. With a starting thickness of 0.5mm and the ability to squeeze into gaps less than 0.05mm, no space will go unfilled. In fact, SlimGrip foam requires one-third the force to achieve 0.05mm thickness compared to competitive materials, all while maintaining excellent rebound properties.

ThinStik Foams

PORON ThinStik materials are an all-in-one solution, combining Rogers’ highly compressible PORON urethane foam with a pressure-sensitive adhesive layer built into its construction. This innovation enables higher compressibility than traditional laminated adhesive constructions to help designers ensure proper sealing and gap filling in ultra-thin device applications.

4701-15 Soft Seal

With new, improved surface toughness, PORON® Soft Seal series offers even greater peace of mind for flexible sealing and shock absorbing gaskets. Soft Seal Urethanes are now easier to use in assembly, while continuing to provide superior compressibility, conformability, and sealing.

4701-V0-Foam

As the HEV market continues to grow and evolve, advanced sealing materials are more important than ever. The materials of today and tomorrow need to offer reliable, long-term performance in a demanding environment, while also meeting rigorous specifications with passenger safety in mind. There are several materials that solve some of these problems, but only PORON® V-0 Urethane material can provide performance and UL94 V-0 certification.

VXT-70-09 LR11

The PORON® VXT™ family provides the highest level of vibration isolation for extremely demanding environments. The robust range of materials allows designers the flexibility to select the most ideal solution for a variety of loading conditions.

VXT-70-11 LR18

The PORON® VXT™ family provides the highest level of vibration isolation for extremely demanding environments. The robust range of materials allows designers the flexibility to select the most ideal solution for a variety of loading conditions.

VXT-70-13 LR28

The PORON® VXT™ family provides the highest level of vibration isolation for extremely demanding environments. The robust range of materials allows designers the flexibility to select the most ideal solution for a variety of loading conditions.

VXT-70-14 LR42

The PORON® VXT™ family provides the highest level of vibration isolation for extremely demanding environments. The robust range of materials allows designers the flexibility to select the most ideal solution for a variety of loading conditions.

VXT-70-16 LR55

The PORON® VXT™ family provides the highest level of vibration isolation for extremely demanding environments. The robust range of materials allows designers the flexibility to select the most ideal solution for a variety of loading conditions.

VXT-70-18 LR110

The PORON® VXT™ family provides the highest level of vibration isolation for extremely demanding environments. The robust range of materials allows designers the flexibility to select the most ideal solution for a variety of loading conditions.

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