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Expanded Polyethylene (EPE)


Physical Properties of EPE Foam
  • EPE foam is a harmless plastic that is lightweight and flexible with no taste or odour. EPE foam absorbs shock well making it a great option for protecting delicate objects.
  • EPE foam has a high weight-to-strength ratio, high thermal resistance, is resistant to water, oils, and many chemicals, and is antistatic.
  • EPE foam is a very good insulating material and is available in different densities, shapes, and thicknesses to suit the required application or purpose.
Chemical Properties of EPE Foam
  • EPE foam has a similar chemical to most plastics and of the form (C₂H₄)nH₂.
  • EPE foam is white in colour unless a colour pigment is added to it during the manufacturing process.
Hazards Identification

This product is not classed as hazardous

First Aid Measures

Ingestion : If material has been ingested seek medical advice.

Skin Contact : There is no risk nor need to use gloves.

Eye Contact : Rinse eyes with clean water and if irritation starts seek medical advice

Fire-Fighting Measures

Suitable Extinguishing Media

  • CO2
  • H2O
  • Foam
  • Dry chemical powder

Exposure Hazards

  • Combustible.
  • May release hazardous and/or flammable vapours.
  • Store in ventilated, temperature-controlled area at a temperature range between 2226 degrees Celsius.
  • Elevate product off the floor with the use of wooden pallets or other suitable product.
  • Avoid exposure to direct sunlight.
  • Avoid storing in steel shipping containers.
  • Keep away from heat or ignition sources.
General Technical Specifications, (non-product specific)
  • General Description : Expanded Polyethylene (EPE)
  • Foam Cell Structure : Closed
  • Cell Density : 18 – 25 kg/m3
  • Dimensional Tolerances : +/- 5%
  • Colour : Natural White

Note: The product is sensitive to atmospheric pressure and temperature which may result in product distortion

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We wish to notify all our valued customers that we will be closing on the 21st of December 2022 and reopening on the 11th of January 2023. Read more

We will therefore deliver stock up to the 20th of December 2022. Please note the following dates for last orders:

VitaSpun, (Spunbond)

Date : 25 November 2022

VitaThene Bonded Products (EPE)

Date : 30 November 2022

VitaThene Profiles, Sheets & Rolls

Date : 02 December 2022