EPS foam

COMPARISON BETWEEN EPS FOAM AND PAPER PACKAGINGS

Why EPS foam a better packaging material than paper? When choosing packaging materials, the following factors must be taken into consideration: thermal insulation performance, shock absorbing ability and environmental impacts.The most apparent advantage of EPS foam over the cardboard is that its insulation performance is better. During the same time of 10 minutes, the paper …

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It’s Not Easy To Recycle Foam Food Containers

The vast majority of foam food-service products are used in commercial districts where there is no collection of foam for recycling. EPS foam food containers are typically not “clean” enough to be recycled. EPS foam materials from the waste stream (especially EPS food containers which are likely to have higher contamination from food), and the high costs of collecting, …

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What Is XPS Foam?

XPS(Extruded Poly Styrene) is made from a completely different process than the EPS foam.  The XPS foam product starts as a solid polystyrene resin granule, which is then fed into an extruder or die where the granules are melted and then have critical additives mixed with this now viscous fluid.  This fluid then has a blowing …

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