Polyethylene Foam Physical Data Sheet

Product General and Technical Information
Date: 02/02/2015 Name: Polyethylene Foam
General Information
Polyethylene foam is good-quality, firm foam. A strong and resilient foam, its uses include a wide range of packaging applications and flotation devices.

Property
(ASTM D 3575)
1.2 LB 1.7 LB 2.2 LB 4.0 LB 6.0 LB 9.0 LB

Density (LB/Cubic Ft.)

1.2

1.7

2.2

4.0

6.0

9.0

Color

Green

White, Charcoal, Blue, Pink*

White, Charcoal

White

White

White

Cell Count (cells/inch)

18

20

24

30

30

30

Compressive Strength (LB/In. Sq.)            
25% 7 7 8 16.5 28 46
50% 12 14 14.5 20 39.5 66
Compression Set (%)            
2 hours 30 21 22 9 10 20
24 hour 24 16 16 6 7 11

Compression Creep (%)

5

6

6

0.8

0.8

0.8

Water Absorption (LB /Sq.Ft.)

0.06

0.06

0.04

0.02

0.02

0.05

Thermal Stability (%)

<2

<2

<2

<2

<2

<2

Service Temperature °F

-30 to 180

-30 to 180

-30 to 180

-30 to 180

-30 to 180

-30 to 180

R-Value (1 inch)

N/A

N/A

3.2

N/A

3.7

4

Contains Fire Retardant Additives

No

No

No

No

No

No

Pink 1.7LB Polyethylene is Anti-Static and meets these specifications:
Electrostatic Decay (EIA 541): Less than 2.0 seconds
Surface Resistivity (EIA 541): >1.00 x 10^5 <1.00 x 10^12 Ohms


1.2LB Polyethylene
Density (LB/Cubic Ft.) 1.2
Color Green
Cell Count (cells/inch) 18
Compressive Strength (LB/In. Sq.)  
25% 7
50% 12
Compression Set (%)  
2 hours 30
24 hour 24
Compression Creep (%) 5
Water Absorption (LB /Sq.Ft.) 0.06
Thermal Stability (%) <2
Service Temperature °F -30 to 180
R-Value (1 inch) N/A
Contains Fire Retardant Additives No
1.7LB Polyethylene
Density (LB/Cubic Ft.) 1.7
Color White, Charcoal, Blue, Pink*
Cell Count (cells/inch) 20
Compressive Strength (LB/In. Sq.)  
25% 7
50% 14
Compression Set (%)  
2 hours 21
24 hour 16
Compression Creep (%) 6
Water Absorption (LB /Sq.Ft.) 0.06
Thermal Stability (%) <2
Service Temperature °F -30 to 180
R-Value (1 inch) N/A
Contains Fire Retardant Additives No
2.2LB Polyethylene
Density (LB/Cubic Ft.) 2.2
Color White, Charcoal
Cell Count (cells/inch) 24
Compressive Strength (LB/In. Sq.)  
25% 8
50% 14.5
Compression Set (%)  
2 hours 22
24 hour 16
Compression Creep (%) 6
Water Absorption (LB /Sq.Ft.) 0.04
Thermal Stability (%) <2
Service Temperature °F -30 to 180
R-Value (1 inch) 3.2
Contains Fire Retardant Additives No
4.0LB Polyethylene
Density (LB/Cubic Ft.) 4.0
Color White
Cell Count (cells/inch) 30
Compressive Strength (LB/In. Sq.)  
25% 16.5
50% 20
Compression Set (%)  
2 hours 9
24 hour 6
Compression Creep (%) 0.8
Water Absorption (LB /Sq.Ft.) 0.02
Thermal Stability (%) <2
Service Temperature °F -30 to 180
R-Value (1 inch) N/A
Contains Fire Retardant Additives No
6.0LB Polyethylene
Density (LB/Cubic Ft.) 6.0
Color White
Cell Count (cells/inch) 30
Compressive Strength (LB/In. Sq.)  
25% 28
50% 39.5
Compression Set (%)  
2 hours 10
24 hour 7
Compression Creep (%) 0.8
Water Absorption (LB /Sq.Ft.) 0.02
Thermal Stability (%) <2
Service Temperature °F -30 to 180
R-Value (1 inch) 3.7
Contains Fire Retardant Additives No
9.0LB Polyethylene
Density (LB/Cubic Ft.) 9.0
Color White
Cell Count (cells/inch) 30
Compressive Strength (LB/In. Sq.)  
25% 46
50% 66
Compression Set (%)  
2 hours 20
24 hour 11
Compression Creep (%) 0.8
Water Absorption (LB /Sq.Ft.) 0.05
Thermal Stability (%) <2
Service Temperature °F -30 to 180
R-Value (1 inch) 4
Contains Fire Retardant Additives No
Pink 1.7LB Polyethylene is Anti-Static and meets trese specifications:
Electrostatic Decay (EIA 541): Less tran 2.0 seconds
Surface Resistivity (EIA 541): >1.00 x 10^5 1.00 x 10^12 Ohms


All values reported are typical values. We cannot guarantee the applicability or the accuracy of this information or the suitability of the product for any particular purpose. This product is sold without warranty, expressed or implied. (Unless stated otherwise.) Buyer assumes all responsibility for loss or damage arising from the handling and use of this product, whether done in accordance with directions or not. Statements concerning the possible use of this product are not intended as recommendation to use this product in the infringement of any patent.