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most general definition of foam is a substance that is formed by
trapping many gas bubbles in a liquid or solid. In the packaging and
manufacturing industry, foam is a catch all for plastic-based materials
with gas expanded through them creating one of the most versatile and
economical packaging materials in use.
Many types of foam are available, the most common include: 1. Polyethylene foam 2. Polystyrene foam 3. Polyurethane foam 4. Polypropylene foam
Further designations include whether foam is expanded (as in expanded
polystyrene), open or closed cell, density (usually express in pounds
per cubic foot or kilograms per cubic meter), color, and special
functional characteristics such as fire retardancy and static
Foams are used on their own and in tandem with many other materials.
Some examples of products utilizing foam materials can be seen on this
page. Alta Max furnishes materials and products that include foam
meeting the following specifications, to name just a few:
1. A-A-59136 2. A-A-59315 3. PPP-C-1752 4. MIL-P-26514 5. MIL-P-19644 6. MIL-PRF-20092 7. MIL-C-26861 8. ASTM-D4819 9. MIL-P-60312
Please contact us or call 1-877-504-7225 for additional information and pricing.