Sekisui Kasei offers the best solutions possible when it comes to your custom foam packaging needs. While many of our products serve the automotive, manufacturing, consumer goods, and industrial markets, we are particularly proud of our packaging solutions.
Among the innovative products Sekisui Kasei, USA offers are expandable polystyrene (EPS) and PIOCELAN® hybrid foam resin. Both can be applied to a variety of packaging requirements and are environmentally friendly.
What is EPS?
EPS is a rigid cellular plastic that can be molded into practically any shape and designed to serve various applications. The expandable polystyrene is made up of beads measuring up to 3 millimeters in diameter and is designed for optimal expansion. They can increase up to fifty times their original size and, once expanded, are approximately 95% to 98% air and only 2% to 5% polystyrene.
Because they’re made of inert and non-toxic materials, EPS end products do not pollute the environment and are 100% reusable and recyclable.
Expandable polystyrene is a popular source for packaging material in that it boasts the following properties:
What Is PIOCELAN® Resin?
Combining the resilience of polyolefin and the sturdy strength of polystyrene, Sekisui Kasei, USA’s PIOCELAN® hybrid foam resin offers superior value and well-balanced mechanical performance that meets a wide range of engineering requirements—perfect for numerous market applications, including packaging.
We offer reliable protection for complex product shapes that minimize damage during transit and reduce the total costs of getting your product where it needs to go. Similarly, if you have a part or component with complex geometry, PIOCELAN® resin provides the superior dimensional stability it needs.
Taking advantage of PIOCELAN®’s characteristics, our team can work with you to design the most economical packaging mold solutions for your specific needs.
If your packaging requires high levels of performance, quality, safety, and cost benefits, PIOCELAN® hybrid foam resin is the material for you.
Ready To Learn More?
If you’d like to find out more about how EPS and PIOCELAN® resin can serve your custom foam packaging and manufacturing needs, contact us at any time with any questions or for more information.
We look forward to hearing from you.