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Frankfurt, Germany, 2016/03/17 - Pflüger TOB GmbH, which is based in Obersteinach, Germany, offers a new generation of windowsill connection profiles, substructure insulation profiles and frame extensions, made with BASF’s structural foam Kerdyn® Green FST. DE000BASF111
• Material properties meet requirements for passive house construction;
• Pflüger TOB GmbH presents products at trade fair “Fensterbau Frontale”.
The company Pflüger TOB GmbH, which is based in Obersteinach, Germany, offers a new generation of windowsill connection profiles, substructure insulation profiles and frame extensions, made with BASF’s structural foam Kerdyn® Green FST. The company currently presents their innovations at the trade fair “Fensterbau Frontale”, which runs from March 16-19, 2016 in Nuremberg, Germany.
Kerdyn® Green FST conforms to construction material class B2 and is noted for its high compressive strength, good screw extraction values, as well as high temperature and chemical resistance. Kerdyn® Green FST is therefore also compatible with a large number of adhesive and sealing systems.
Thanks to its very low thermal conductivity, Kerdyn® Green FST is suitable for the use in a window or door profile in passive houses. Moreover, the water absorption of the material of less than 2% is extremely low.
Next to the material’s outstanding mechanical properties, Kerdyn® Green FST also makes a contribution to sustainability. At the end of its life cycle, the high-performance material on the basis of PET can be easily recycled.
The structural foam can be processed in two different densities (115 kg/m3 and 180 kg/m3) and can be supplied in thicknesses of 5-120 mm. The maximum panel size is 1005x2440 mm.
High-quality structural foams on the basis of PET (polyethylene terephthalate) offer extraordinarily good mechanical properties and are suitable for many different processing operations. PET foams have a high temperature resistance and very good chemical resistance. They are therefore extremely suitable for use as a composite material.
About BASF’s Performance Materials Division
BASF’s Performance Materials division encompasses the entire materials’ know-how of BASF regarding innovative, customized plastics under one roof. Globally active in four major industry sectors - transportation, construction, industrial applications and consumer goods the division has a strong portfolio of products and services combined with a deep understanding of application-oriented system solutions. Key drivers of profitability and growth are our close collaboration with customers and a clear focus on solutions. Strong capabilities in R&D provide the basis to develop innovative products and applications. In 2015, the Performance Materials division achieved global sales of € 6.7 bn.
At BASF (basf.com), we create chemistry for a sustainable future. We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. The approximately 112,000 employees in the BASF Group work on contributing to the success of our customers in nearly all sectors and almost every country in the world. Our portfolio is organized into five segments: Chemicals, Performance Products, Functional Materials & Solutions, Agricultural Solutions and Oil & Gas. BASF generated sales of more than €70 billion in 2015. BASF shares are traded on the stock exchanges in Frankfurt (BAS), London (BFA) and Zurich (AN).
About Pflüger TOB GmbH
Pflüger TOB GmbH (pflueger-tob.de) was founded in 2014 and develops and produces sustainable systems for thermal isolation, construction, sealing and insulation on the basis of recycled plastics with good thermal insulation properties, good strength values and excellent water resistance.
Visit Pflüger TOB GmbH at Frontale 2016 in Nuremburg, in Hall 6, Stand 110.