Our high-quality, high performance, natural oil polyols are used to produce superior polyurethane foams and versatile polyurethane elastomers that provide flexibility and durability in a wide variety of applications, as well as the potential for significant cost savings. Our polyurethane foam and elastomer additives include:
#1 Castor Oil
Castor oil has been around for thousands of years and is known for its remarkable versatility. Pale yellow in color, castor oil is derived from the seeds of the castor plant and features a distinct taste and odor.
Originally used for medicinal purposes, castor oil now offers value in many industrial manufacturing processes. Our #1 castor oil product serves as a natural oil polyol for manufacturing polyurethane elastomers and foams. We sell #1 castor oil in various grades and forms including pale pressed, low moisture, dehydrated and low AV. Packaging options include drums, isotanks, bulk and five-gallon pails.
Glycerine is a simple polyol compound that takes the form of an odorless, colorless, viscous liquid. Glycerine can be derived from plant or animal fats or synthetically produced from non-triglyceride sources. Acme-Hardesty offers a 99.7%-pure vegetable-based glycerine product derived from palm oil and palm kernel oil that is extremely versatile and safe to use in various industrial manufacturing processes.
In terms of polyurethane manufacturing, glycerine serves as a polyol for flexible polyurethane foams. We offer glycerine in various grades and forms including USP, kosher, tallow and veg. Glycerine packaging options include drums, IBCs, five-gallon pails and several others.
Pale Pressed Castor Oil
Pale pressed castor oil is a premium castor oil version produced from the initial pressing of the castor seed. Pale pressed castor oil is clear and light in color and features extremely low acidity. Pale pressed castor oil offers value for many manufacturing processes. It serves as a natural oil polyol in the production of polyurethane elastomers and foams and is also used in the manufacturing of polyurethane casting resins. Acme-Hardesty offers pale pressed castor oil in standard grades and forms, and it is packaged in drums and liquid bulk. Pale pressed castor oil features a shelf life of one year from the date of manufacture.
Contact Us to Learn More About the Benefits of Our Polyurethane Additives
Acme-Hardesty is your source for effective polyurethane oleochemicals backed by more than 70 years of expertise. Contact us to learn more about the benefits of our products for manufacturing polyurethane foams and elastomers.