Zotefoams puts sustainability high on the agenda at NBAA 2019
Zotefoams, world leaders in cellular material technology, is headed to this year’s NBAA show in Las Vegas, USA to highlight the potential of its unique, high-performance foam ZOTEK® F to reduce the fuel consumption of an aircraft while offering fast and instant changes that add a customizable, luxury feel to cabin interiors.
Following a year of record sales in 2018, Zotefoams’ ZOTEK® F OSU continues to grow in popularity, particularly for aircraft interiors, where it combines a sophisticated feel that appeals to the most discerning tastes with outstanding fire, smoke and toxicity ratings while delivering weight savings of up to 50% compared to traditional materials such as silicone, instantly reducing fuel consumption and the carbon footprint of each journey.
Zotefoams’ products are frequently part of its customers sustainability agenda due to their light weight, durability and consistency – all properties that are essential to meet exacting standards and desirable in terms of fuel savings for the aviation sector.
Manufactured via Zotefoams’ unique, environmentally friendly process, ZOTEK F benefits from a uniform cell structure, offering the same properties in all directions. Its physical performance is compatible with a wide range of forming methods, allowing the production of complex shapes for applications including luxury seating, window seals, Environmental Control Systems, galley insulation, carpet underlay, soft touch trim, panels and close outs.
ZOTEK F is also a key component in advanced passenger upholstery systems for premium cabin seating, including the world’s first instantly removeable and replaceable padded surface covering, serving to enhance the customers experience of luxury with its soft finish and excellent acoustic insulation properties.
Zotefoams Group CEO, David Stirling, comments “With the environmental impact of business jet travel firmly in the spotlight, NBAA will be a great opportunity for us to highlight the huge benefits of ZOTEK F, including the potential for significant fuel savings.”