Article provided by: Star R Foam

Many people often wonder what the difference is between expanded polystyrene foam and styrofoam brand foam, as they tend to think that they are both the same, and nothing could be further from the truth. The most common foam products, such as coolers, wine shippers, molded end caps and corners, box packaging and even cups at the office water cooler are actually made of polystyrene foam. Expanded Polystyrene, also known as EPS, is the generic name for the white rigid material that is produced by expanding polystyrene beads with steam and pressure to fuse the beads together to form blocks or to shape molds. Star R Foam is the leader in the EPS industry, providing high quality EPS foam to our valued clients since 1982.
At Star R Foam, we manufacture our own expanded polystyrene foam within our production plants that are located within the United States. We have state-of-the-art facilities that offer the very best machinery and equipment that can be found. With our expertise and professional know how within the industry, we can produce the highest level of products at a reasonable and affordable price. We provide our EPS products to industry distributors, along with also supplying the general public with the same goods. We also have the capability in being able to custom cut pieces from 1/2 inch up to 50 inches.
EPS is extremely strong, durable, lightweight, water resistant, and possesses excellent thermal insulation. In the field of construction, it is an affordable and incredibly sustainable choice that offers the sought after qualities of versatility and performance. Buildings without cavity wall insulation, end up losing approximately 33% of their heat through external walls. By installing blown bead cavity wall insulation, you will meet and exceed any type of necessary building regulations that may come about.
Some of the benefits of blown bead EPS foam is with its amazing durability and long life statistics. It is water proof and rot proof and can remain an effective and sustainable building insulation material for the life of that structure. There is also no waste when you are installing this insulation, because the beads flow in an unrestricted manner, and completely fill the space. There is also no need to worry about settlement, as the beads are covered in an air drying bonding agent upon installation. Whether you are in a personal residence or occupy a commercial building, you will be able to save up to 33% on your heating bills.

If you would like some additional information on the benefits of using extended polystyrene foam for you insulation needs, Star R Foam would like to invite you to visit our web site at, and take a look at all of quality products that can save you an exuberant amount of money when you adopt these fine products within the scope your business. For any other type of information you need, please call us at 800.722.6218 and speak with one of our friendly and knowledgeable customer service reps. 

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