Volara Type 2A

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For industrial and commercial applications, look no further than our Volara Type 2A foam. It is a general purpose cross-linked LDPE foam with an excellent chemical resistance. Foam of this variety is often used in construction gap filler, industrial gaskets, custom packaging, flooring underlay, and bottle cap liners, as it contains FDA compliant materials acceptable for food contact. Because of its fine cellular structure, Type 2A foam can be compression molded and will thermoform. Finally, Type 2A is an option for double and single coated PSA foam systems.

Volara Type 2A's technical name is irradiation cross-linked polyolefin polyethylene foam.

Custom Cutting is Available!
We can cut custom sizes of Volara for any project you may have! Please Contact Us for details.

Health Care & Personal Product Applications
  • Electrocardiogram Electrodes
  • Defibrillator Pads
  • Intravenous Holders
  • Suture Trays
  • Sponge Holders
  • Packaging of Medical Instruments and Prosthetic Devices
  • Collection Bag Seals
  • Padding for Orthopedic Devices
  • Splints
  • Drug Infusion Pads

FDA Food Contact Compliance
Volara Type 2A foam complies with the Food and Drug Administration regulations for use in contact with food.

Standards Include:
  • 21 C.F.R. 177.1520 (c) 2.1
  • C.F.R. 178.3010
  • C.F.R. 177.1210

Skin Irritation & Toxicity Studies of Volara
Results of the studies:

Primary Skin Irritation: Nonirritant
Oral Toxicity: Nontoxic
Agarose Overlay: Nontoxic

  • Superior mechanical properties
  • Low water absorption and vapor transmission
  • Excellent thermal insulation
  • Excellent chemical resistance
  • Smooth, aesthetically pleasing surface
  • Fine cell structure
  • Ideal for gasket applications
  • Nontoxic and contains no CFCs, HCFCs, or hydrocarbon blowing agents

Physical Data Sheet: Volara


Manufacturing Tolerances
Products may carry a size tolerance depending on the style and job. Please see our Tolerance Table.

Standard Sheet Sizes
Standard sheets of foam are cut slightly larger than the listed size to compensate for shrinkage during packaging, transit, and delivery. Sheets may contain rough edges.

Volara Thickness
The 1/2" thickness is made from two 1/4" layers laminated together.

Shipping 50ft 1/4" Roll
The 50 foot 1/4" roll may be split into two rolls of 25 feet for shipping purposes depending on your location.

Shipping 50ft 3/8" and 1/2" Rolls
The 50 foot 3/8" and 1/2" rolls will be split into two rolls of 25 feet for shipping purposes. Contact Us for details.

Volara Color
White Volara may differ in color from white to off-white.

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Awesome product
Matthew Marinelli | December 18th, 2019
I purchased this product to use as anti-fatigue matting underneath my new carpet in my boat so far it has performed unbelievably well and appears with the industrial adhesive that I used both to the fiberglass and to the underside of the new carpet I am completely satisfied with my purchase and we'll use Foam Factory again in the future