Products & Applications
Construction and Building
In the construction business, EPS sheets and boards are used for thermal and sound insulation in walls, roofs and on floors, while loose beads are used as an aggregate in lightweight concrete, plasters and renderings. Other uses include under floor heating systems, drainage boards, permanent formwork, foundation and prefabricated wall systems.
EPS is also used for publicity and sales promotion packaging, since it can be moulded into almost any shape. Decorative effects are easily achieved by printing, “coating and electrostatic flock spraying.EPS is easily painted using acrylic PVA applied by either spray or brush, and is easily cut and worked using conventional hand tools.
EPS has excellent thermal properties and is used in applications such as cold rooms, deep freeze facilities, refrigeration, fermentation tanks, vessels and for pipe and duct lagging.
EPS is particularly suitable for fresh food packaging and transportation since it is shock resistant, non-toxic, odourless and does not attract insects or bacteria.
Due to its excellent cushioning properties, heat resistance and limitless design possibilities, EPS is used for protective packaging in a variety of industries such as industrial, pharmaceutical, retail etc.
EPS is a lightweight and buoyant product, and an ideal, material for the construction of jetties, floats, etc.