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...
While virtual reality is once again getting headlines with the illusion of a digital dimension, expanded polystyrene (EPS) foam technology has quietly revolutionized large scale digital fabrication, bringing the virtual into our reality. EPS foam is the material of choice for making the digital real. Computerized industrial tools, such as CNC routing and hot wire [...]
Even though Expanded Polystyrene (EPS or Geofoam) has been around for more than a century, when it comes up in conversations, people instinctively think of disposable coffee cups, disposable coolers and packaging peanuts. What do Styrofoam Cups and Construction Material have in Common? Styrofoam is seldom top of mind in discussions about road construction, rooftop [...]
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With the aging infrastructure in the U.S. in its worst shape ever, construction crews will be busy for the next 20 years making repairs and improvements. Expanded PolyStyrene (EPS) Geofoam is a remarkable and affordable product that can significantly shorten construction times, as well as trim the budget due to its ease of use, availability, [...]
That’s a question that is sometimes heard, but hardly understood by the uninitiated. Stucco finish on the exterior of a home, commercial building or other structure is typically found in warm and hot climates. You know, adobe-style homes, tropical hotels and the like. New York is far from that. Stucco finish is very popular in [...]