By Liz White, UT staffRichmond, Virginia-US foamer Carpenter Co. has launched a new high-density series of liquid polyurethane systems, under the name ProTech. Carptenter-which has a chemical systems division as well as offering flexible foam products-said this high-density range is specially formulated for moulded polyurethane millwork and trim. The systems are rated to the UL (Underwriters Laboratory) Class-I fire-rating. This fire-safety aspect “singles out ProTech as unique in its field,” claims the firm. Architectural components moulded with ProTech will meet the fire-safety for both residential and commercial interiors in this UL Class-I category, Carpenter said. Carpenter is supporting the launch this technology through a marketing campaign is designed to educate architects, engineers and others responsible for specifying products used in construction projects.For millwork, the availability of ProTech “allows moulders to produce architectural components far superior to every alternative material on the market,” claims Richmond-headquartered Carpenter. “
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