foamed polystyrene

foamed polystyrene

A foamed plastic weighing about 1 lb per cu ft (0.016 gm per cu cm); grease-resistant, low in cost, high in thermal insulation value.
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tray of foamed polystyrene: -r-r 270x135x20; -yellow; -for automated machine packaging; 10 000 pcs.
In 1941, Ray McIntire, a scientist at the Dow Chemical Company, accidentally invented foamed polystyrene when attempting to make a flexible electrical insulator.
The packaging of Loepfe's product will not be of foamed polystyrene in the future.
Expandable polystyrene (EPS) is the raw material used for molding foamed polystyrene products.
Foamed polystyrene is familiar to consumers and most commonly known for its use as foam cups and containers, protective packaging and building insulation.
Slower growth is expected for foamed polystyrene, owing to competition from polyolefin resins in film and other uses.
The chemical building blocks of foamed polystyrene have been detected in areas of the Pacific Ocean, and lab experiments demonstrate that the plastic degrades at seawater temperatures, researchers reported August 19.
A27529 polystyrene flame-retardant concentrate for use in foamed polystyrene applications.
Susan Herrenbruck is executive director of the Foamed Polystyrene Alliance (FPSA), headquartered in Washington, D.C.
Foamed polystyrene demand will be fueled by increased use in a number of new insulation products and renewed growth in packaging applications.
There are accusations that foamed polystyrene contributes to ozone layer depletion by people who continue to use refrigerators and air conditioners but who don't realize that the use of CFCs for foaming plastics was never very common and is now not really significant.
1) insulation of external walls with foamed polystyrene - 1 set, 2) insulation of flat roof with laminated polystyrene foam (styrofoam) from the outside of the structure - 1 set, 3) insulation of the floor on the ground with a vertical strip along the foundation wall - 1 set, 4) replacement of central heating installation