Unique Applications of Expanded Polystyrene (EPS)

Unique Applications of Expanded Polystyrene (EPS)

Expanded polystyrene (EPS) is incredibly strong, durable, lightweight, eco-friendly, and a very effective thermal insulator, which makes it ideal for a wide range of applications and industries. We have selected some unique ways the versatile EPS makes an impact.

Art and Decoration

EPS can be easily moulded into various shapes and sizes, a great advantage or art and decoration purposes. The versatility of EPS lends it as an excellent substitute for other decorative materials used by artists, individuals and professionals.

  • Exterior and interior designs
  • Event decorations
  • Skirting boards and dado rails
  • Decorative cornices

In the building industry, EPS can become a cost-effective, sustainable and durable solution for skirting boards and dado rails as an alternative to hardwood. For example, our Isowood ranges are integrally made of returned and recyclable polystyrene.

Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) manufactured by the Isowall Group is fast becoming recognized as the insulation material of choice by specifiers of “Bills of Quantities”. This comes largely as a result of our technical knowledge backed up by years of experience in the building and construction industry.

Horticultural and Landscaping Use

The lightweight properties of EPS combined with its insulation benefits are used in the horticulture industry for growing plants and germinating seedlings in multi-cell seed trays. EPS insulates the seeds and compost and protects against harmful bacteria and fungi.

  • Seed Trays
  • Plant Pots
  • Raised Beds
  • Floatation buoys

EPS proves an eco-friendly and cost-effective solution for nurturing plants, growing fresh produce, and displaying pots and trays. Our Isolite range includes versatile EPS seedling and germination trays in various sizes and cell combinations.

Prototypes and Novelty Products

Expanded polystyrene is easy to handle, cut and shape, due to its structure and lightweight properties. Various miscellaneous items and prototypes are made using EPS. The material is ideal for custom shapes for novelty products, crafts and hobbies.

  • Blocks for carving prototypes
  • Display and exhibition models
  • Mannequin and wig heads
  • Accessories and signage
  • Ball floats and bead filling

Isowall can manufacture shape-moulded products and 3D shapes for high-volume production, according to the client’s specifications.

Isowall is the supplier of choice within Africa for Insulated Sandwich Panel, EPS and EPP products. Contact us for more information.


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