What Is Expanded Polystyrene (EPS)?



Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) is a closed cell lightweight rigid cellular plastic.  Typically, 98% of  the product’s volume is made of air. This micro cellular closed cell construction of EPS allows great heat insulation and excellent mechanical properties.

 

 

 

 

General Characteristics



 

  • Reflective white colour.

  • Biologically harmless.

  • Odourless.

  • High thermal insulation value.

  • Does not absorb humidity.

  • Does not disintegrate and does not alter with time.

  • Withstands weight compared to its density.

  • Excellent shock absorption.

  • Environment friendly, does not contain CFCs or HCFCs.

  • Easily recycled.

It has many uses but is most commonly used for packaging and building insulation.

Almost 40% of the energy produced today is consumed on heating and air conditioning.

Expanded polystyrene’s excellent heat-insulating characteristics, its low cost and ease in use provide the ideal solution to thoughtless loss of energy.