Closed cell lightweight cellular plastics foam produced from polystyrene
Material has been modified by the addition of flame retardant additives
Produced to meet the requirements of the Australian Standard 1366 part 3
Products not covered in the standard are made for special applications
Gains exceptional insulating properties from the stabilised air trapped within its cellular structure
Contains no CFCs or any other gas that can escape to harm the ozone layer or decrease its insulation properties
Highly resistant to the adverse effects of moisture content
Excellent floatation properties
Low cost compared with other insulating foams
Able to withstand the effects of temperature cycling thereby providing long term performance in low temperature applications
Provides no nutritional value to vermin or pests, including termites
Styrene can be painted with any non-solvent based paint
Insulation of homes, commercial premises, vehicles, and pipes
Widely used to clad (as a base for render) residential homes as it provides an insulated, energy efficient home
Packaging of products to minimise damage in shipment
Cost effective void formers in building and construction applications
Construction of signs, letters and shapes for a variety of uses
Film and stage sets
Marine buoyancy devices
Applications
Features
Polystyrene is the most commonly used of all foam due to its comparatively low cost, versatility and ease of use. AU&S cuts and supplies all standards specified in Australian Standard 1366.3, and several other grades for speciality uses. Contact us for details of our products.
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