Expandable Polystyrene ( EPS )


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Expandable Polystyrene ( EPS ) - EPS 1418F


Spherical Expandable Polystyrene beads with flame retardant additive and pentane as blowing agent.


ASCHEM EPS 1418F can be expanded to density of 10 kg/m³with single pre-expansion and the densities of less than than 10 kg/m³ can be achieved with two or more expansions. Density of molded product is also between 10 kg/m³ and 12 kg/m³ .

After pre-expansion, the EPS products should be aged in silos between 5-15 hours depending on the blowing agent type, amount, environment and process conditions.

Please contact our Technical Department for optimum process conditions (e.g. steam pressure, residence time, etc.) energy saving, process efficiency and product quality.


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