Peter Groome
Peter Groome
Chief PU Scientist
Jiahua Chemicals

Dr Groome completed his PhD and post-doctoral studies in physical chemistry and polymerisation at heriot watt university in Edinburgh Scotland. Following this he spent 3 years working on projects involving suspension polymerisation based on ICI PVC technology. Dr Groome has been part of the polyurethane industry for approximately 35 years. He has been extensively involved with ICI / Huntsman on rigid polyether polyol developments and production. He was also involved with the same companies in polyurethane systems developments and production, this has included rigid/flexible blends for various applications , elastomer blends , prepolymers ( aromatic / aliphatic ) for case applications . During this period in the polyurethane industry he has also been involved with Dow on the production of flexible polyols for conventional foam production, hotcure / coldcure processes and elastomer applications.

Presentation: Sustainable developments in visco-elastic foam