Thermoformable, closed-cell, crosslinked polyolefin foams up to 70% softer than previous versions are new from Toray Plastics (America), Inc., PEF Div., Front Royal, Va. ToraSoft foams offer a more plush feel to auto arm rests, instrument panels, sun visors, glove-box covers, door bolsters, and door panels. The foams come in a range of colors and densities and are 1 to 6 mm thick. They reportedly resist fracturing at low temperatures and form with exceptionally tight radii.
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