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Polyethylene Foam

Polyethylene, also known as PE foam, is manufactured in sheets and rolls in a wide range of densities and colours.

A number of benefits include:

• Lightweight material
• Robust
• Cost-effective
• Soft
• Flexible

Polyethylene Foam Sheets Capabilities

PE foams are easy to convert into products as they are easy to cut and are adhesive friendly – the material is excellent for the lamination of pressure sensitive adhesives or for liquid glue application.

There are many benefits to using polythene closed cell foam and with these advantages comes the potential for many different applications. From non-toxic children's toys to food environment cleanliness, PE foam offers a waterproof, wipe clean surface that has many different applications and uses.

PE foam has also been tested for use in health applications such as dermatology and limb supports and castings.

We cut bespoke to your required thickness and this exceptional material can be supplied as:

Foam tapes
• Foam coils
Foam seals
Foam gaskets
Foam sheets
• Continuous rolls

They can be used in situations requiring sealing, cushioning, noise-reduction or product protection to satisfy a broad range of criteria set by our customers.
Polyethylene closed cell foam materials have excellent insulation and thermal protection properties so that they can be utilised for applications requiring extremes of hot or cold temperature performance.

Polyethylene Foam Applications

Waterproofing Qualities

Polyethylene closed cell foam sheets are used in applications where the material is required to provide sealing properties to prevent ingress of air, dust, moisture and water. As the material is of closed cell construction, it requires minimal compression to provide a seal.

Polyethylene closed cell foam is suitable for use in a wide range of applications, in a variety of industries – some of which include:

• Construction
• Glass and Glazing
• Shipbuilding
• Railways
• Aircraft and Aerospace
• Electrical
• Engineering
• Automotive

The most common use of the material is in applications such as air conditioning systems, hot and cold water transmission units, freezer and chiller systems and numerous ducting systems.

They can be adapted for use in applications including flexographic printing processes, mechanical fixation and high-performance sealing tapes. Polyethylene closed cell foams are extensively used in numerous areas in the automotive industry for sealing, noise reduction, vibration dampening and interior trims.

PE foam can be used in a variety of applications and can be used in many different sectors. Find out how you can use this durable water-resistant material for domestic appliances by clicking here.