427 – Polyethylene Foam (PE)

Temperature Range (depending on grade):

Constant Low:     -70°C                    Intermittent Low:

Constant High:    +70°C                   Intermittent High:


Properties and Applications

PE foam is closed cell foam made from Polyethylene and blended copolymers. It has a high level of chemical cross linking. The result is semi-rigid product with a fine uniform cell structure that is suitable for use in a wide variety of situations and applications.

Benefits of Polyethylene Foam include:

  • Impact and vibration absorption
  • Weather and chemical resistance including splash resistance to oils and fuels
  • Acoustic and thermal insulation properties
  • Buoyancy with low water absorption
  • Suitability for thermo-forming and thermo-moulding


Our RefHardness Shore ADensity Kg/m³Strength KpaElongation %

Full data sheets for all grades are available on request.

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