When it comes to heavy construction or deep excavation projects requiring significant support systems, think of flute fillers and secant walls, then think of Poly Molding. Among a catalog of products some of our most popular (depending on the season) happen to be flute fillers and secant piles made from Geofoam.
The title “Swimming Anyone” isn’t exactly a reference to constructing a swimming pool in a round shape using Geofoam, but heck, we are only so clever.
Many architects, structural engineers, and industrial contractors know, there is more than one grade of geofoam. Know what you’re getting when you are ordering geofoam; it should be marked and validated by the provider lest a catastrophe occur. There are numerous densities and expanded vs extruded types as well. The steady rise in the [...]
What does a golf course and Geofoam have in common? I have to level with you, that Geofoam has been used for so many things it’s hard to be straight on all of its uses. Trump Golf Links at Ferry Point is an excellent example of how Geofoam can even find its way onto [...]
The City of New York is taking its stand on combating climate change with green roofing. That doesn’t mean that we’ll be seeing skyscrapers being torn down...
Geofoam, with a little help from elasticized geosynthetic panels could protect levees, sidewalls, against hurricanes, earthquakes and tsunamis, as well as other natural disasters. These are increasing in number, small and large worldwide and seem to be part of life. Geofoam and other geosynthetics can’t supply the complete solution to saving lives, preventing disaster [...]
Metal roofing on residential and commercial structures is strengthened by using the ribbed profile to create adequate support for the roofing material. The space between the ribs is termed as flute, and the use of our Geofoam product as flute fillers close the gap between these spaces while making the roof [...]
Recycling expanded polystyrene is a great habit to get into. While some people mistakenly refer to expanded polystyrene as Styrofoam™ (a Dow Chemical trademarked product), it is most certainly not. Styrofoam™ was introduced by its creator way back in 1941, and ...
Of course we meant density as it relates to EPS foam density, not a learning challenge. This is the type of question that isn’t asked enough. Some people would take offense at such a question. In fact, they would consider it an insult, and immediately question their relationship with you. But that isn’t we’re focusing [...]
We’ve talked a lot about the various uses for Geofoam, or Expanded Polystyrene on our blog, but seldom about Geosynthetics...