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1. Introduction to polyurethanes. 2. The global polyurethanes market. 3. The life-cycle of polyurethane. 4. Product Stewardship. 5. Isocyanates. 6. Polyols. 7. Outline of polyurethane chemistry. 8. Blowing agents. 9. Catalysts. 10. Additives. 11. Introduction to flexible foam. 12. Moulded foams for automotive seating, sound insulation and furniture. 13. Slabstock foam. 14. Technical foams and applications. 15. Introduction to rigid foams. 16. Appliances. 17. Construction. 18. Other construction applications. 19. Introduction to elastomers. 20. Elastomers for footwear applications. 21. Thermoplastic polyurethane. 22. Other two-component elastomers, 23. Introduction to coatings, adhesives, sealants and encapsulants. 24. Coatings. 25. Adhesives. 26 Wood adhesives. 27. Sealants and encapsulants. 28. Introduction to polyurethane composites. 29. Polyurethane composite technology. 30. The use of polyurethane composites in automotive applications. Appendix 1: Calculations. Appendix 2: Conversion factors. Appendix 3: Physical properties of isocyanates. Index.