Keep in touch with the latest news from Foamex regarding our products and the latest happenings in the polystyrene manufacturing industry in Australia.

Benefits of Polystyrene Diamond Pod system vs Concrete Slab system

Foamex Diamond Pods, a polystyrene waffle pod system, is leading the way in alternative concrete slab filling solutions, providing concrete slab support and increased thermal insulation. Using Foamex Diamond Pods, construction is quicker and more cost effective than traditional concrete slabs. Rea..... Read More

Why well insulated homes start at the edge

Slab edge can be responsible for approximately 80% of the slab’s total heat loss1,  with further research showing that thermal resistance does not significantly improve by fully extending the insulation under the slab or by increasing the thickness of the insulation under the slab. &nb..... Read More

Benefits of Polystyrene Packaging

Polystyrene has long been regarded as the ideal choice for packaging material due to its light weight and thermal insulation properties – coupled with the ability to custom mould to fit. Expanded polystyrene is the ideal inexpensive, lightweight packaging material, making it not only an..... Read More

Extruded Polystrene (XPS) – Uses and Applications

Extruded polystyrene (XPS) foam is rigid foam providing a strong, yet lightweight and flexible insulation solution which is resistant to water absorption, making it ideal for a range of building and commercial applications.Extruded Polystyrene Board is ideal for a range of uses – from wa..... Read More

Supporting EPSA on expanded polystyrene cladding for housing

As a leading manufacturer of expanded polystyrene cladding (EPS), we feel it’s important to help our customers and the wider building industry to better understand the key difference between common cladding materials. We support our industry body, the EPSA, which in a recent statement noted tha..... Read More

The Benefits and Uses Of Polystyrene Sheets

There is hardly any products as versatile, sturdy or reusable as polystyrene. Polystyrene can be used for a myriad of things, from insulating coolers and cold storage, props for theme parks and movie sets, floatation for pontoons and marinas, the list goes on. Even when the polystyrene has been..... Read More

Properties of Expanded Polystyrene

Expanded polystyrene is widely used in building and construction as its inherent strength, durability, and thermal insulation properties make it an ideal choice for energy efficient buildings. Foamex polystyrene building products make a major contribution to the quality, safety, and cost-effectiv..... Read More

Foamex supports responsible waffle pod practices

As a long-time member of EPSA, Foamex strongly supports recent EPSA messaging regarding the requirements for the safe storage, transportation and onsite management of EPS waffle pods in line with the EPSA code of conduct. At Foamex, we are committed to our environmental pledges and adhere to spec..... Read More

StyroPod saves time, money and the environment

Did you know that concrete is one of the world’s most widely used building materials, and has literally been used for thousands of years? During the 700 years of The Roman Empire, concrete was used extensively, with many structures still surviving today. But it wasn’t until the 1850s that rei..... Read More
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