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The Poly Molding blog is where articles and posts relating to construction, architecture, and the arts are regularly posted… information about interesting uses of expanded polystyrene materials.  If you have an interesting project involving our Geofoam and/or EPS products, we would love to hear about it. Just email us some information and a few photo’s and we’ll not only post and give you editorial credit but a link to your website as well.

Buoyancy Calculations of EPS Geofoam

Expanded Polystyrene geofoam weighs about 1% of the weight of soil. Add in the fact that this material weighs 10% …
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geofoam bridge

Flute Fillers and Secant Piles are our specialties

When it comes to heavy construction or deep excavation projects requiring significant support systems think of flute fillers and secant …
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Geofoam Swimming Pool

Swimming Anyone?

The title “Swimming Anyone” isn’t exactly a reference to constructing a swimming pool in a round shape using Geofoam, but …
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India Major City Skyline

Ordering Geofoam? Know What You’re Getting

Many architects, structural engineers, and industrial contractors know, there is more than one grade of geofoam. Know what you’re getting …
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Trump Golf Links at Ferry Point

What does a golf course and Geofoam have in common?

What does a golf course and Geofoam have in common? I have to level with you, that Geofoam has been used for …
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Who Says Geofoam is Just a Construction Product

Who says Geofoam is just a construction product?

There’s no doubt about it, Geofoam is a great construction product, but it’s far more than that. Sure, it’s used …
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Green Roof Diagram

How Green Roofing is Combatting Climate Change in New York

The City of New York is taking its stand on combating climate change with green roofing. That doesn’t mean that …
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Verrazano bridge project

New York State Department of Transportation Regarding Geofoam

Governing bodies have rules, regulations, and guidelines for just about everything, including Geofoam.  The State of New York Department of …
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2011 Tohoku Earthquake

Geosynthetics: What Natural Disasters have in common

Geofoam, with a little help from elasticized geosynthetic panels could protect levees, sidewalls, against hurricanes, earthquakes and tsunamis, as well …
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