Knowing how to adapt quickly to the new needs of entrepreneurs, architects, and engineers: it is an attitude written in the DNA of Covestro, which proposes and manufactures new materials that have superior functions and performance.
Efficient insulation with polyurethane foam panels for walls and facades
For the insulation and waterproofing of surfaces, Covestro offers solutions that have high fire safety, a low environmental impact and a correct quality/price ratio.
Polyurethane foams and systems combined with polyurethane offer lasting performance and a better overall energy balance than conventional materials. For manufacturers, there is the advantage of low-cost installation, customized solutions and a reliable and widespread supply network in the area.
Insulating panels for walls, roofs, and floors with polyurethane foams
Rigid polyurethane foam can easily retain heat thanks to its low thermal conductivity. Thus it is possible to reduce the energy required for heating and cooling by more than 50%. Also perfect for restoring dated or historic buildings, the polyurethane insulating panels are:
light - do not affect the overall weight of the structure
- efficient - you can get to the parameters of a passive house
quick to install - designed to reduce time
- thin - even indoors they do not sacrifice useful living space
- economic - made with attention to production and installation costs.
Sandwich panels: metal and polyurethane joined for high performance
Polyurethane systems can be combined with coatings such as aluminum, sheet steel or composites reinforced with fiberglass during the foaming process. Metal coatings provide greater stability in structural applications, while a polyurethane foam core effectively absorbs heat, vibration and other loads.
Prefabricated wall panels can also be used successfully in economic residential construction due to its assembly speed which reduces construction time and replaces the traditional external sheath. The combination of polyisocyanates on the outside and polyurethane spray foam in the cavity of the wall can be varied in thickness and meet the insulation needs of any climatic zone.
Polyurethane wall coverings: protection, sustainability, and beauty of facades
Covestro has created a polyol based dispersion product based on polyisocyanates crosslinkers. The advantages of wall-coverings are:
- resistance to chemical agents
- resistance to atmospheric agents
- UV resistance.
The specific formulation of the product makes the dirt slip: the shiny surfaces remain so over time. The low content of volatile organic compounds (VOC) reduces odors: a sustainable and ecological coating solution.
Roof insulation with polyurethane panels and membranes
Whether they are pitched or flat, the roofs are one of the critical points of the buildings due to the infiltration of water that endangers the healthiness and stability of the building. An even more significant problem in the presence of wood as a structural element of the period buildings or the new biocompatible building that favors lamellar beams.
Covestro polyurethane insulating panels represent the ideal solution for strength and lightness. Efficient and thin, they are suitable for use in residential construction, even on terraces, green roofs, hanging gardens and balconies.
Waterproofing membranes: resistant but flexible protection for roofs and facades
Both in the case of new constructions and maintenance of existing buildings, liquid polyurethane waterproofing membranes represent lasting and decisive protection.
It is a polyurethane-based elastic product that provides seamless coverage with superior adhesion even on uneven surfaces or around integrated structures. Rapid hardening ensures easy application. Thanks to its flexibility, it can expand and contract in solidarity with natural structural movements.