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Polyols: Versatile, modern, and safe

Polyols are alcohols with more than one hydroxyl group and they constitute one of the main raw materials for manufacturing polyurethane

Polyurethanes are versatile, modern and safe. They have a huge range of applications for creating all kinds of industrial products and consumer basics to make our life more practical, comfortable and environmentally friendly.

Polyurethane is a plastic material presented in various forms. It can be made to be rigid or flexible and is a preferred material in a wide range of applications. 

Repsol offers a portfolio of polyether polyols developed with home-grown technology with a wide range of alternatives to meet customers’ specific needs.

Repsol manufactures a wide range of polyols under the Alcupol brand.

  • Polyether polyols for flexible foams
  • Polyether polyols for rigid foams 
  • CASE polyols for coatings and sealant adhesives 
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Polyether polyols for flexible foams

Alcupol polyols enable customers to tailor foams to the specific needs of the various comfort applications, mainly mattresses and sofas and parts such as seats, headrests and sound-absorbing parts, among others, for the motor industry. 

Alcupol polymer polyols make it possible to obtain foams that meet the most demanding requirements in the market.

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Polyether polyols for rigid foams 

Its insulating properties help to increase the energy efficiency of buildings and appliances, by reducing emissions of CO2 into the atmosphere. The most notable applications of rigid foam include insulation products for the building industry and insulation sheeting for refrigerators and freezers

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Polyether polyols for CASE applications, the acronym for: Coatings, Adhesives, Sealants, Elastomers

Repsol Alcupol Polyols for CASE applications are present in modern coating materials or varnishes, adhesives, vehicle coatings, cables, floorings, walls, roads, etc. They insulate safely and effectively and improving durability and appearance.