Raul Dacomba is a Senior Formulating Chemist at Foam Supplies based in the greater St. Louis, MO area. He is a graduate from the Michigan State University with a degree in Chemical Engineering. During his studies at MSU, he worked as an undergraduate researcher in electrochemistry and bio-based corrosion inhibitor technologies. His primary focus at FSI is on rigid foam technologies for many downstream applications including appliance, spray foam, continuous lines among many others. His duties include customer technical support to Latin America and Europe.
April 12, 2019 | 13:30
Next generation blowing agents: The challenges ahead
- Ever-increasing demands for energy efficiency and regulatory compliance: how the polyurethane foam insulation industry is tasked with transitioning to a new generation of blowing agents.
- The next generation blowing agent options offered to the formulator
- How these new offerings seem to offset the trend of decreased insulation performance of foams.
- A look at the importance of formula optimization via a case study; delving into how raw material selection is crucial to excellent foam performance.