Product General and Technical Information
Date: 02/02/2015
Name: Polyethylene Foam
General Information
Polyethylene foam is good-quality, firm foam. Strong and resilient, its uses include a wide range of packaging, crafting, and flotation applications.

Property
(ASTM D 3575)
1.2 LB 1.7 LB 2.2 LB
Density (LB/Cubic Ft.) 1.2 1.7 2.2
Color Green White
Charcoal
Blue
Pink*
White
Charcoal
Cell Count (cells/inch) 18 20 24
Compressive Strength (LB/In. Sq.)
25%
50%
 
7
12
 
7
14
 
8
14.5
Compression Set (%)
2 hours
24 hours
 
30
24
 
21
16
 
22
16
Compression Creep (%) 5 6 6
Water Absorption (LB/Sq.Ft.) 0.06 0.06 0.04
Thermal Stability (%) <2 <2 <2
Service Temperature (°F) -30 to 180 -30 to 180 -30 to 180
R-Value (1 inch) N/A N/A 3.2
Contains Fire Retardant Additives No No No
*Pink 1.7LB Polyethylene is Anti-Static and meets the following 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

Property
(ASTM D 3575)
4.0 LB 6.0 LB 9.0 LB
Density (LB/Cubic Ft.) 4.0 6.0 9.0
Color White White White
Cell Count (cells/inch) 30 30 30
Compressive Strength (LB/In. Sq.)
25%
50%
 
16.5
20
 
28
39.5
 
46
66
Compression Set (%)
2 hours
24 hours
 
9
6
 
10
7
 
20
11
Compression Creep (%) 0.8 0.8 0.8
Water Absorption (LB/Sq.Ft.) 0.02 0.02 0.05
Thermal Stability (%) <2 <2 <2
Service Temperature (°F) -30 to 180 -30 to 180 -30 to 180
R-Value (1 inch) N/A 3.7 4
Contains Fire Retardant Additives No No No

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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