Minicel®. Because sometimes thicker is better.
Minicel® is an extremely fine-celled, chemically crosslinked foam in bun form that is ideal for a wide variety of applications where a thicker foam is required. It combines a smooth aesthetic feel with superior physical and chemical properties, and is available in a wide range of types, colors and densities.
Typical Minicel applications
anti-rattle pads, Class A finish packaging, space shuttle components, gaskets, marine buoys and bumpers, waterproof cushions
Tape and Healthcare:
medical packaging, orthotic and prosthetic padding, wheelchair pads, suture counters
appliance gaskets and insulation, artifact packaging, protective packaging, lifejackets, seating, building and construction applications, camping and canoe accessories
Minicel is non-toxic, and contains no CFC, HCFC, or hydrocarbon blowing agents. It is available in bun form.
Thickness Range: up to 4" (depending on density)
Density Range: from 2 to 12 pcf
Firmness Range: soft to semi-rigid; extremely fine cell structure
Conversion Process: die cutting, waterjet cutting, compression molding, lamination, skiving, and butt welding
Fire Retardant: LF200 is fire-retardant to aircraft seat specification FA25/853(a)
Colors: many colors available
Standard Minicel Grades
|L||Standard grade, resiliency, excellent buoyancy, good thermal insulator||PE||Minicel Type L PDF|
|M||good shock absorber, increased temperature stability compared to L200||PE||Minicel Type M PDF|
|T||flexibility, superior resiliency, toughness||EVA||Minicel Type T PDF|