Expanded Polyethylene (EPE) is a closed cell non-cross linked PE Foam product which is a produced using low density Polyethylene resins with HCFC & CFC free gasses. Along with being a lightweight material, EPE Foam is also non-abrasive and chemically inert, water resistant and environmentally 100% recyclable.
EPE is used in many applications as it displays characteristics which are suitable for lots of different industries. It has relatively high thermal properties so its used as a flexible thermal barrier. It has a soft texture making it the ideal packaging solution for highly polished surfaces, non-static for electronic goods as well as providing cushioning against shock for fragile items.
It is also used extensively in the marine industry for buoyancy. EPE has been tested in a NATA approved laboratory and has been Deemed to satisfy as LDFM Type Foam. Exceeding the IMO Resolution MSC.81 (70) test requirements as set out in NSCV and ABP Code as suitable for all Commercial Survey and Recreational Vessels in Australia.
EPE comes in a variety of thickness giving customers a greater choice for their requirements.
Future Foams stocks EPE foam in roll or sheet form.
100 Meter rolls are available in 1 mm, 2 mm, 3 mm and 4 mm.
70 Meter roll in 6 mm,
50 Meter roll in 8 mm
45 Meter roll in 10 mm.
All rolls are 1200 mm wide but can be customized to different widths.
2000 x 1000 mm sheets are available in 20 mm, 30 mm, 40 mm and 50 mm thicknesses.