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101 Applications for Polystyrene & Polypropylene

To give you an idea of just how versatile our materials are we have put together a definitive list of 101 different applications for Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) and Expanded Polypropylene (EPP). To make it a little easier to digest we have divided the list into 12 application areas.

 Automotive

 1. Bumper Cores
2. Boot In-fills 
3. Void Fillers 
4. Roof Liners 
5. Head Rests 
6. Head Impact
7. Knee Bolsters 
8. Side Impact Protection 
9. Car Seating
10. Sun visors 
11. Car Air Conditioning Liners 
12. Under Bonnet Battery Liners 
13. Under Bonnet Sound Deadening 
14. Material Handling Dunnage 

Protective Packaging

15. Television Packaging 
16. Cooker Packaging
17. Appliance Packaging 
18. Packaging Electrical Appliances i.e. irons, toasters etc

Food

19. Temperature Controlled Packaging 
20. Produce Packaging lettuce, tomatoes, broccoli etc 
21. Ice Cream Transport 
22. Hot & Cold Catering Boxes 
23. Cool Boxes 
24. Shipping Live Foods
25. Beer can coolers 
26. Cool boxes i.e. picnic box 
27. Fish Boxes 
28. Egg Boxes 
29. Gateau / cake rings 
30. Drinks Cups 
31. Wine Packs 
32. Synthetic Corks

Construction

33. Insulated Concrete Forms (ICFs) 
34. Playground flooring 
35. External Door Insulation 
36. Ceiling Tiles 
37. Boiler Jackets Insulation 
38. Floatation – Pontoons, Mariners Buoys 
39. Cavity wall Insulation 
40. Road Construction 
41. Building Facades 
42. Landscaping 
43. Load Bearing Applications 
44. Under-floor heating tiles 
45. Acoustic Tiles 
46. Sound Deadening

Consumer Products

47. Surfboards 
48. Baby Seats (Cushi Tush) 
49. Child Car Seat Components 
50. Shelving 
51. Bee Hives 
52. Compost Bins

Advanced Shapes

53. Mannequin Heads, torsos, limbs etc 
54. 3D Lettering 
55. Staging, Movie / Theatre Props 
56. Signage 
57. Beanbags 
58. Exhibition Stands 
59. Outdoor Games (big chess boards) 
60. Point of Sale Displays

MOD

61. Military helmets 
62. Grenade Cases 
63. Ammo and Weaponry Cases 
64. Body Protection 
65. Ballistics and Shrapnel Resistance

Insulation & HVAC

66. Heating Components
67. Air Conditioning Components 
68. Tap and Pipe Insulation 
69. Polystyrene Sheet 
70. Water Sample Testing 
71. Incubators, Eggs, Reptiles 
72. Fridge Components 
73. Hot Tub Covers

Horticulture

74. Seed Trays 
75. Plant Pots 
76. Raised Beds
77. Soil Aeration

Seating

78. Outdoor Seating 
79. Event Seating 
80. Wheel Chair Seating Components 
81. Aircraft Seating 
82. Aeroplane Seat Tray In Fills 
83. Horse Saddles
84. Furniture Components

Safety & Transport

85. Bike Helmets 
86. Medical Supports (Head bracing) 
87. Human Organ Transportation 
88. Packaging for Essential Medicines 
89. Chemical Storage 
90. Buoyancy Aids 
91. Leisure Craft Buoyancy 
92. Shipping Fragile Antiques 
93. Shipping Fossils, Dinosaur Bones, Relics 
94. Alternative to Wooden Pallets (PolyPallet)

Prototypes, Hobbies and Crafts

95. Block for Prototypes & Custom Modelling 
96. Display & Exhibition Models / Sculptures 
97. Sculpting Marquette's 
98. Model Boats 
99. Model railways accessories 
100. Remote Controlled Vehicles 
101. Model Planes