pvc nitrile closed cell foam offers strong resistance to weathering, abrasion, petrochemicals, acids and solvents, while being flame retardant to fmvss302. the foam is highly conformable while also having a low compression set. the low compression set allows the foam to return to its original state, even after long periods of compression.
history. the first use of eps geofoam was in oslo, norway in 1972.geofoam was used in the embankments around the flom bridge in an effort to reduce settlements.prior to installing geofoam, this area experienced 20 30 centimeters of settlement annually causing extreme roadway damage.
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we offer many years of technical and experienced advice on foam selection and offer conversion services and solutions. we work as a partnership with our large client base and carefully selected quality foam manufacturers. specialists in technical foams, supplying pe foam, neoprene, eva, pvc, pu (polyurethane) and others.
pvc on its own lacks strength. i built a boat once with pvc foam cored grp sandwich transom, the only concern is compression of the core from tightening bolts that secure the outboard, that was easily fixed with a thick marine ply pad under the engine bracket, and very large "washers" on the inside.
roger arrives to tackle the giant stump left over from the old norway maple, first with a chainsaw, then a stump grinder. norm has the pvc stock glued up, and tom runs the sill profile on his