Salvador Mejía is Latin America Polyurethane Application Development Manager for Honeywell Fluorine Products. He has more than thirteen years of experience in the Polyurethane Industry with responsibilities as Technical Service and Development in rigid and automotive foams. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Instituto Tecnologico de Tepic, Mexico and an MBA from Universidad Iberoamericana. He joined Honeywell in 2017.
April 11, 2019 | 17:20
Reducing the weight of polyurethane shoe soles to maintain durability and comfort
- The importance of Mexico as a production centre for the footwear industry in Latin America
- How polyurethane foam is a key component when durability, chemical resistance and comfort are required.
- Despite its high-end properties, polyurethane faces strong competition from lighter materials like EVA or synthetic rubber.
- Solutions to keep competitive whilst reducing shoe sole weight, reducing environmental impact and retaining desired properties
April 12, 2019 | 12:05
HFO blowing agent for semi-continuous panels and spray polyurethane foam applications in construction
- How changes in blowing agent regulations have delivered novel materials to the market with better properties
- A new brand of HFO blowing agents to address construction industry challenges: more efficient insulation, and better physical and structural properties in applications
- A comparison of blowing agent properties as well as a brief synopsis of the polyurethane foam formulations and properties that can be achieved with HFO blowing agents
April 12, 2019 | 13:00
Comparative performance of Honeywell’s LBA and other alternatives in the appliance industry
- Blowing agents: a key raw material in the production of polyurethane rigid foam
- How different options have been developed to meet processing and more stringent energy-consumption regulations.
- Demonstrating superior insulation performance in commercial and domestic appliances compared with water-blown systems, hydrocarbons or hydrofluorocarbons
- New trends in blowing agent technologies