The purpose of packages is to protect its contents on its way from the manufacturer to the consumer. Due to its excellent cushioning properties, heat resistance and limitless design possibilities, EPS is used for protective packaging in a variety of industries such as industrial, pharmaceutical, retail etc.
EPS is particularly suitable for fresh food packaging and transportation since it is shock resistant, non-toxic, odourless and does not attract insects or bacteria.
EPS has excellent thermal properties and is used in applications such as cold rooms, deep freeze facilities, refrigeration, fermentation tanks, vessels and for pipe and duct lagging.
EPS is a lightweight and buoyant product, and an ideal, material for the construction of jetties, floats, etc.
EPS is also used for publicity and sales promotion packaging, since it can be moulded into almost any shape. Decorative effects are easily achieved by printing, “coating and electrostatic flock spraying.
EPS is easily painted using acrylic PVA applied by either spray or brush, and is easily cut and worked using conventional hand tools.