Polyethylene Foam Physical Data Sheet

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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%
50%

 
7
12

 
7
14

 
8
14.5

 
16.5
20

 
28
39.5

 
46
66

Compression Set (%)
2 hours
24 hour

 
30
24

 
21
16

 
22
16

 
9
6

 
10
7

 
20
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



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.

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