EVA Polyethylene Foam
Advanced Seals & Gaskets Ltd offer Polyethylene foams in a range of grades, densities and colours, one of which includes Expanded Closed Cell Cross Linked EVA Polyethylene foams in 30kg and 45kg densities. These Polyethylene foams in standard and EVA grades are often referred to as Block Foam, EVA Block Foam or EVA PE Foam. EVA Polyethylene foams are a cross linked material which look virtually identical to standard Polyethylene, however these EVA foams are stronger and more resilient due to the EV OR ethylene vinyl acetate content.
EVA Polyethylene foam is produced by a copolymerization reaction between vinyl acetate and ethylene, resulting in a versatile material which can be used as an alternative to other materials such as PVC and Polyurethane foams. EVA Polyethylene foam is manufactured and stocked in block or ‘bun’ form from which we can convert sheets and rolls at various thicknesses starting from as little as 1.5mm. As we offer in-house conversion and lamination services, we can not only split materials down, we can also laminate layers together to create very thick products or laminates using multiple materials and apply self adhesives or foil facings. Our onsite facilities consists of a number of presses, log cutters, strippers, bandsaws and CNC machines from which we can produce a number of EVA Polyethylene foam products including gaskets, washers, strips, pads and fabrications.
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Characteristics of EVA Polyethylene Foam
- Colours: Black & White available as standard
- Density: 30kkg / 45kg
- Block Size: 2m x 1m
- Cell Structure: closed cell
- Temperature Range: -40℃ - +80℃
- Tensile Strength (approx): - ≥ 350 kPa (30kg)≥ 500 kPa (45kg)
- Elongation at Break: ≥ 200 % (30kg)≥ 250 % (45kg)
- Tear Resistance: ≥ 12 N/cm (30kg)≥ 20 N/cm (45kg)
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What is EVA Polyethylene Foam?
EVA PE foam is a crosslinked Polyethylene foam. Crosslinking is a manufacturing process that makes the foam more resistant to many substances including chemicals, Ethylene-vinyl acetate, or EVA is a co-polymer of ethylene and vinyl acetate with a very fine closed cell structure that is impervious to air and liquids. The cross linking combined with the EVA additive also produces a lighter and more elastic material which has better recovery from stretching and compression, which is smoother in appearance in comparison to standard PE foam.
Why use EVA Polyethylene Foam?
Ethylene-vinyl acetate or EVA Polyethylene is a soft, flexible material with a very fine cell structure that is impervious to air and liquids. EVA PE offer elasticity, UV and mechanical resistance and stability even at low temperatures. EVA Polyethylene foams are waterproof, buoyant and easy to clean. EVA Polyethylene has a working temperature range of -40°C to +80°C, it also offers excellent mechanical characteristics including noise and vibration control and can be used for thermal insulation. Although softer than some other PE foams, EVA 30KG Polyethylene is more resilient and durable enabling it to absorb impact and pressure without deteriorating or tearing.
Different Grades of Polyethylene Available
Having a network of manufacturers and suppliers, allows ASG to offer a full range of polyethylene materials, many of which are readily available from stock for a quick turnaround. Below is just a selection of some of our popular polyethylene material types we can offer:
- Anti static
- EEV foam
- Flame retardant
- Chemically cross linked
- Plastazote (densities from 15kg to 70kg)
Benefits of using EVA Polyethylene Foam
- Lightweight & durable
- Good impact, vibration and shock absorbing properties
- Water repellent and buoyant
- Excellent chemical, solvent, grease and fluid resistance
- Good thermal and acoustic insulation
- Easy to cut, convert & shape
Advantages of using EVA Polyethylene Foam
Using EVA Polyethylene foam offers countless advantages and can be found in most industries for a range of applications, Polyethylene foam is a man-made material, designed to suit a range of requirements and is available in a choice of grades, densities and colours. EVA PE foam has a closed cell structure which can be used in sealing applications against liquid, gases and particles. EVA Polyethylene foams are designed to suit a range of requirements offering features such as being odourless, lightweight, buoyant making EVA PE foams a popular choice for the production of sealing and cushioning parts which require excellent recovery from repetitive impact and compression.
Polyethylene EVA foam also has a number of desirable properties including resistance to wear and tear and a working temperature range of -40°C to +80°C. It also offers excellent mechanical characteristics including noise and vibration control, shock absorption and can be used for thermal insulation. EVA Polyethylene foam is aesthetically pleasing, with a nice texture which is easy to fabricate, laminated and cut into parts using a range of techniques and processes for use within the building and construction, HVAC, automotive, sports equipment, footwear, packagin and sports industries.
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