Product Announcement from General Plastics Manufacturing Co.


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LAST-A-FOAM® FR-3700 foams are high-performance materials intended primarily for applications in nuclear materials and extremely hazardous waste transportation. When used as an impact-and-fire insulation liner in transport containers, FR-3700 can be engineered to provide the ultimate in protection for hazardous cargo, outperforming wood and other polymeric materials. The FR-3700 formulation is specially designed to allow predictable impact-absorption performance under dynamic loading, while also providing an intumescent char layer that insulates and protects hazardous materials, even when exposed to pool-fire conditions.

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For more than 70 years, General Plastics has been a leading innovator in the plastics industry. We specialize in developing unique polyurethane, chemistry-based solutions, centered on our signature LAST-A-FOAM® rigid foam and board, and on our flexible foam. We support engineers and design teams in diverse industries with unrivaled formulations and high-quality materials for the most demanding product applications. Our customer service, engineering and CNC teams work closely with you from concept to completion. General Plastics is certified to ISO 9001:2008/AS9100C and meets such demanding quality systems as NQA-1, MIL-I-45208A and Boeing Company D6-82479.

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In addition to producing specialized LAST-A-FOAM® rigid and flexible polyurethane foam sheets, General Plastics Manufacturing Company also molds, fabricates and assembles parts and assemblies. We supply machined and fabricated items for a diverse range of demanding commercial, industrial, military and composite-manufacturing customers. We also have a variety of special processes available to customers. These services include custom foam-formulation for specific applications, and special testing and material-characterization services.

 

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