What is Expanded Polystyrene?


Basically, it’s what you often see and use in your daily life – like Styrofoam cups, packaging, insulation, and many more. It actually consists of 98% air and 2% polystyrene. It is steamed in such a way that it becomes foam in a special form. What’s good about EPS is it can be completely reused and recycled, hence, it’s eco-friendly.

STYRO Expanded polystyrene “EPS” is a rigid cellular plastic foam comes from petroleum. once it is exposed to steam it will expand up to 40 times its original size making it an extremely versatile product.

What are the common characteristics of EPS?

  • Fire Retardant
  • 100 % Recyclable
  • Lightweight
  • Stable
  • Durable
  • Buoyant
  • Easy to handle
  • Strong and flexible
  • Shock absorbent
  • Vibration Dampener
  • Resistant to moisture
  • Cost-efficient
  • High thermal insulation

 What are the benefits of using expanded polystyrene?

EPS is a perfect alternative product when you want to use wood, felt, rubber, or fiberglass. You can replace your raw materials with expanded polystyrene and never worry if the quality will depreciate because it will become even better.

EPS can be molded and shaped into any form that you like. Using a different type of equipment, you will be able to cut and shape the EPS foam and materialize your visuals.

It is an ideal product to use for packaging because it can resist shocks, as much as it can resist water or any other outside elements.

It is undoubtedly cost-effective – EPS manufacturers like STYRO can deliver and manufacture your EPS products efficiently, hence, save you time and money.

To see how EPS can be beneficial for your projects and businesses, contact us at STYRO and we will deliver it all to you. with our accumulated knowledge and years of experience, we have already gained a position in the market that says a lot about our differential advantage, compared to other EPS manufacturers. We have already worked with renowned brands all over UAE and we aim to continue being the leader when it comes to EPS manufacturing.