Tag Archives: Polystyrene

Keep the Temperature Up and the Bills Low With Foam Thermal Insulation

As winter drags on, many people see each snowflake that falls as another penny coming out of their pockets on their next utility bill. The harder your heating and cooling systems have to work to reach and maintain temperatures, the more money it costs to power them. While one source of unnecessary cost may be … Continue reading

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A Closer Look at Foam: Part II – Closed-Cell Foam

For the second half in our review of the cellular structure of our foam materials, we take a look at the more rugged and durable of our two main foam types – closed-cell foam! — Closed-Cell While there is little variation among open-cell foams, closed-cell foam structure offers a range of cellular characteristics that can … Continue reading

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The Uses of Foam as a Hobby Material, From Planes and Trains to Automobiles!

Foam, in all of its varieties, is a material that is most often used to get a job done. Whether insulating a home, padding a couch cushion, or treating reflection points as acoustical treatment, foam puts in long hours on the job, helping us perform better in ours. But while foam is valuable from nine-to-five, … Continue reading

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Turn Your Home Ideas Into Reality With Custom-Cut EPS Foam

As people look for creative solutions in their professional and personal lives, materials that were once only used in one or two applications are now being used for a range of applications that they were never considered for. Size, weight, versatility and affordability are some of the largest factors driving individuals to re-evaluate the status … Continue reading

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Get The Most Out Of Your Hot Tub With a Custom Hot Tub Cover

While the enjoyment of outdoor swimming pools and beaches is restricted to the summer months, one way people manage to relax and unwind in the water year-round is in their hot tub or spa. For physical therapy and medical uses, entertaining, or simply just relaxing, hot tubs are used from starry summer nights through the … Continue reading

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Expanded Polystyrene Foam: Its Uses, Qualities and Manufacturing Process

As one of the world’s most popular materials, we use polystyrene daily, often times without even noticing. Beyond the visible goods we encounter (cups, food trays, coolers, toys and packaging material), polystyrene is also used as a component in insulation, flotation devices, and construction. Its versatility, practicality, and affordability is why Foam Factory, Inc. offers … Continue reading

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