Expanded Polystyrene (or airpop) is one of the best known insulating materials on the planet. Due to it also being easy to manufacture and shape and handle, it is used extensively in the packing industry for the storage and transportation of certain foodstuffs. It is available in a range of sizes.
Using EPS (Expanded Polystyrene) from Galaxy Polystyrene is a popular choice for a number of technical and practical reasons:
- Excellent thermal properties, means it is ideal for packing fresh and frozen foods such as fish and meat to keep them fresh and cool for long periods.
- Lightweight and easy to handle, and reduces transport costs.
- Inexpensive and durable, with high compressive strength, meaning excellent load bearing of products.
- EPS is environmentally friendly: no CFC’s / no HCFC’s / ozone favorable / 100% recyclable.