Expanded Polyethylene Foam (EPE)

Expanded polyethylene foam, also known as EPE, is a molded semi-rigid, non-crosslinked and closed-cell type of polyethylene foam that has a near-infinite amount of applications due to the following characteristics:

  • Non-abrasive
  • Flexible
  • Strong
  • Lightweight
  • Non-dusting
  • Highley-resilient
  • Moisture/weather resistant
  • Tear/puncture-resistant
  • Meets Mil-Spec requirements – Not if brand specific or density based
  • Odorless
  • Chemically inert
  • High load bearing capacity
  • Cost/labor efficient
  • Non-corrosive
  • Buoyant
  • Thermal insulation
  • Mulitple strike energy management
  • Dimensional stability
  • Impact and shock absorption
  • Vibration dampening
  • Excellent compressive creep properties
  • Shatter Proof
  • Bacteria/chemical/grease/mold/oil /solvent-resistant
  • Less concavity when die-cut (compared to PE and XLPE)
  • Coast Guard approved
  • CFC-free
  • Ozone friendly
  • Sonic transmission control
  • Recyclable
  • CNC Cut EPE Foam
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Expanded Polyethylene Foam (EPE)

In addition to fabricating expanded polyethylene foam (EPE) to custom designed specifications, New England Foam stocks expanded polyethylene foam (EPE) in plank and sheet forms and in densities ranging from 1.3 to 4.2 pounds per cubic foot (PCF) and those colors most requested: black and white.