This chapter provides an overview of foams and some of the items used for shaping and patterning.



There are many different varieties of foams. Whether it is for structure, flexibility, or mold ability, each foam is produced and developed for a specific use. With a little artistic planning and experimentation, foam has been and can continue to be adapted and used for many nontraditional projects that utilize the same properties.

The discovery and/or development of the basic ingredients (isocyanates, polymeric polyols, styrols, isobutylene, etc.) for the ...

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