Elite Comfort Solutions offers a selection of systems and stabilizers for molded viscoelastic foam applications. Our complete B-side systems make pillow manufacturing easy, as the only chemical that needs to be added is MDI isocyanate. We have prepared a specialty blend for making open-cell, highly breathable CoolFlow™ pillows, and a specially formulated system for producing ThermaGel™ and ThermaPhase Gel™ memory foam pillows that offer improved support and thermal conductivity. We are now introducing our brand new low density and completely odor-free technology with the CoolCat™ X-40 catalyst, as well as the groundbreaking mold release product RX-20 that makes pillow production significantly faster and more efficient.
The Romans are credited with the invention of the first smoke-free heating system in Western Europe: the hypocaust. Until recently, historians had assumed that its technology was largely lost after the collapse of the Roman Empire. In fact, however, it lived on in large parts of Europe, and was further developed into the “heat storage hypocaust”, an underground furnace on top of which granite stones would be piled, to then release hot air through vents in the floor. By this means, a room could be kept warm for days with just one firing of the hypocaust's furnace. Continue reading "Heat Storage Hypocausts: Air Heating in the Middle Ages" »