Types of Closed Cell Foam Available at Polyformes
At Polyformes, we manufacture various closed cell foams to suit your unique requirements. Our range includes:
Plastazote – As one of the most commonly used closed cell foams, Plastazote boasts a number of outstanding properties, including:
Durability and Flexibility – Plastazote’s durability and flexibility is thanks to its nitrogen-filled, closed cell construction, which allows it to hold its shape under extreme pressure, whilst also providing exceptional cushioning and shock absorbency.
Formability – Another benefit to Plastazote and other closed cell foams, is its formability or mouldability, making it ideal for more intricate foam packaging and foam inserts, as well as other products, such as masks, hats and cosmetics applicators.
Water resistance – Water resistance is a key property to many foam products for many different industries. By using Plastazote, you not only get the water resistance element, you’re also benefitting from its various other properties including its shock absorbency and cushioning properties.
Evazote – As with other closed cell foams, Evazote is equipped with a range of remarkable properties suited to various industries. Properties include:
Impact resilience – Due to its cross-linked, closed cell structure and it’s unique chain repeating molecular units, Evazote has exceptional impact resilience, making it ideal for a range of items, such as knee and shin pads, footwear and electromagnetic shielding.
Chemical resistance – With the availability of two different grades and four densities (30,35,45 and 50kg/m3 ), Evazote provides excellent resistance to acids, alkalis, oils and solvents, making it perfect for electrical, plumbing and gas industries.