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Urea-formaldehyde foam insulations a review of their properties and performance by Walter J Rossiter

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Bureau of Standards, For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Gaithersburg, MD, Washington, DC .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Urea-formaldehyde resins,
  • Plastic foams,
  • Insulation (Heat)

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementWalter J. Rossiter, Jr., Robert G. Mathey ; sponsored by Office of Conservation and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy
SeriesNBS technical note -- 1210
ContributionsMathey, Robert G, United States. National Bureau of Standards, United States. Dept. of Energy. Office of Conservation and Renewable Energy
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 64 p. ;
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14847629M

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Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. View chapter Purchase book. Urea–formaldehyde foam is made by a condensation reaction in which the urea–formaldehyde resin is mixed with air, an aqueous detergent, and an acid catalyst. There are ways to minimize the likelihood of free formaldehyde being given off from UF foam insulations. Urea-formaldehyde foam insulations: a review of their properties and performance. Urea-formaldehyde foam insulation was commonly used in the mid-to-late s for retrofitting the sidewalls of residences. Many reports describing the use of this material in buildings have been published. This report presents a review of the properties and. Mar 16,  · Urea-formaldehyde foam was initially used decades ago when Cavity Wall Insulation was first introduced. This type of insulation gradually degrades over the years and falls to the bottom of the cavity making it less efficient the older it becomes.