Manufacturing versatility


BASF foam technology gives designers of specialty refrigeration units greater freedom of experimentation with different shapes.


From a sommelier's wine cellar to a customized ice machine, BASF polyurethane foams give manufacturers the capability to produce units that vary in size, have greater energy and thermal efficiencies and demonstrate less environmental impact.


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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Complete package of manufacturing flexibility that contains a pre-blended, process friendly, pressurized foam system.

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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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