Best insulation bar none


Polyurethanes have become the overwhelming leader in insulation for almost every refrigerator and freezer produced worldwide.


No wonder. Energy costs are soaring, new environmental and energy regulations demand ever increasing performance, and consumers are more attentive to energy costs and the environment than ever before. BASF is focused on providing refrigerator and freezer manufacturers with products and systems that improve performance and competitiveness, insulate better and process easily.


Rigid foam systems from BASF have been developed to meet the spectrum of design demands, while providing outstanding insulation and sealing solutions, maximizing space and efficiency. Product offerings include:




Thermal insulation for domestic refrigerators, freezers, water heaters and picnic coolers.

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Unmatched thermal conductivity levels by combining Elastocool® with Vacuum Insulated Panels (VIPs).

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Elastocool Plus®

Next generation thermal insulation provides enhanced performance, productivity, energy efficiency and is more environmentally responsible.

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Technical support that leads the industry


We provide solutions tailored to fit your requirements, optimized and adjusted in our appliance lab to match your needs. Specific processing conditions are simulated and optimized, with the final products tested, applying international standards and manufacturers' test procedures.


Appliances Case Studies



Hot Water Storage Heaters of the Next Generation

Stiebel Eltron and BASF Polyurethanes GmbH in Lemforde aim to significantly reduce the energy used in household water heating in this joint project


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KU Capabilities Brochure: Chemistry in daily life

Polyurethane solutions for daily life.


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