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EPScrete wall – Our House

Oct 03, 2011 · I''ve got the EPScrete wall started. The forms come off today and they get moved up ready for the next layer. So far, I''m liking both the process and the result. It''s dead easy to mix, light to shovel, doesn''t require herculean forms and is easy to press into place.

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Styrofoam Concrete: 5 Steps (with Pictures)

Styrofoam Concrete: There are many concrete projects, such as benches for sitting and walkway fill, that can be made using lightweight Styrofoam Concrete. By substituting Styrofoam trash for storebought gravel in the concrete mix, one saves on not only weight, but

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Rigid Foam Insulation Types EPS, XPS, ISO Insulfoam

Rigidfoam insulation packs a lot of Rvalue into a thin package, but not all rigid foam performs the same. Choose rigid insulation wisely, and consider the effect its characteristics will have on the performance of the your project, overall product cost, and the best way to get the bang for your buck.

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Home Airkrete All Green Light Weight Cement Insulation!

The rebirth of the 1890 George B. Post building represented a breakthrough in the reuse of the older buildings, including a massive thermal shell upgrade with Airkrete. No other foam insulation on the planet could deliver the unique fireproof, pestresistant, high Rvalue and nonshrinkage in existing wall cavities that Airkrete did.

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Insulated Concrete Forms Energy Performance and RValues

Insulated Concrete Forms Energy Performance & RValues. Fact or Fiction: "The Rvalue tells me how much energy my house will use, right?" Rvalue measures the resistance a material has to heat transfer, this much is true. Rvalue alone, however, does not fully describe the energy performance of a building.

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Is a Concrete Floor a Good Insulator? Home Guides SF Gate

In general, lowdensity concrete has a higher Rvalue than highdensity concrete. The type of concrete used for floor slabs typically has an Rvalue of 0.1 to 0.2 per inch of thickness, meaning a

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Insulation R Value Chart Great Day Improvements

The common denominator among varieties of insulation is the Rvalue. Rvalue is a measurement of thermal resistance and measures the ability of heat to transfer from one side of an object to another. As a benchmark, one inch of solid wood has an Rvalue of 1.

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RValues of Common Building Materials! StrongGreen

RValues of Common Building Materials! The Rvalue of a material determines how quickly heat is conducted across it. The values below are some of the more common Rfactors for surfaces found on buildings in the U.S. Exterior Walls with Siding Exterior Walls with Siding Concrete block (8") RValue Concrete block (8") 2

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Formulas for Lightweight Concrete Green Home Building

Formulas for Lightweight Concrete. Fernando Martinez Lewels has a M.S.C.E degree from the University of Texas at El Paso. He is now working with the Agartif company in Chihuahua, Mexico (about 170 miles from El Paso Texas).

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Rvalues National Precast Concrete Association

Dec 21, 2012 · Offering design flexibility with rapid installation, precast concrete sandwich wall panels deliver a complete energyefficient building [] Filed Under: Precast Solutions Magazine, 2012 Summer, Precast Insulated Wall Panels: Get the Whole Package!, Precast Magazines Tagged With: Rvalues, insulated precast concrete, thermal mass, wall

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Finding R values for various wall, floor, and ceiling

R values for common materials and wall constructions. Note: if you are starting with an unInsulated space it is very important to read the section below titled "Estimating R Values for UnInsulated Spaces" Note: These are all US R values. To convert to SI R values multiply by 0.176. For example US R10 = SI R

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Cementitious Foam Insulation Gets a Second Look

Nov 02, 2013 · Air Krete® cementitious foam insulation has been around for decades, but despite its many advantages it has not become a name. That may change now that Dr. Energy Saver, a nationwide network of energy conservation contractors, has acquired exclusive rights to the product.. Air Krete, for those unfamiliar with it, has the look and feel of shaving cream as it''s injected into walls

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How to Increase the RValue of a Concrete Block Wall

Dec 19, 2018 · A wall''s thermal resistance, or its Rvalue, is its ability to slow the transfer of heat from one side to the other. Concrete block makes a costeffective and structurally sound wall, but it has

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How to Make Lightweight Concrete Using Styrofoam Hunker

Lightweight concrete, also known as EPScrete (expanded polystyrene concrete), is a material widely used in the building of environmentally "green" homes. The substance is often made using small Styrofoam balls as a lightweight aggregate instead of the crushed stone that is used in regular concrete.

Get Price

Cementitious Foam Insulation Gets a Second Look

Nov 02, 2013 · Air Krete® cementitious foam insulation has been around for decades, but despite its many advantages it has not become a name. That may change now that Dr. Energy Saver, a nationwide network of energy conservation contractors, has acquired exclusive rights to the product.. Air Krete, for those unfamiliar with it, has the look and feel of shaving cream as it''s injected into walls

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ICF Effective Rvalue GreenBuildingTalk

Dec 24, 2014 · In reality, ICF effective Rvalue performance can be significantly higher or significantly lower than what a conventional Rvalue calculation of the ICF material would otherwise indie depending on many variables (e.g., the indoor temperature HVAC set point, the outdoor temperature profile, the concrete thickness, the total insulation

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What is the Rvalue of Hempcrete? – Hempsteads

The Rvalue varies with the density of the mix – the more binder, the less insulation. Additional binder increases the density of the material and hence its heat transmission properties. The mix that we typically specify has an Rvalue of about 2.4 For a 12" wall, yielding more than R28 for the wall.

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Keeping Comfortable with Precast Concrete

Jan 19, 2015 · As concrete density decreases, the R value increases. Add rigid insulation and you can get an R value of around 5 per inch depending on the type of insulation. The R value for precast concrete wall panels with insulation typically varies from R5 to R50. The types of rigid of insulation generally used with precast concrete wall panels are:

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Siplast Roof Insulation Systems

Rvalue or, when a sloped system is installed that the insulation meet an average Rvalue. To assist the designer, manufacturers publish tables of insulation values for various thicknesses or combination of materials used in roof insulation. Siplast Lightweight Insulating Concrete Systems January 2012

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F ft2 h/BTUin F ft2 h/BTU University of Washington

RValue Table Common Building Materials resistivity (r) (per inch thickness) Resistance(R) (for given matl.) oF ft2 h/BTUin oF ft2 h/BTU Concrete Block 4" 0.80 Concrete Block 8" 1.11 Concrete Block 12" 1.28 Brick 4" common 0.80 Brick 4" face 0.44 Poured Concrete 0.08

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Putting the R (Value) in Roofing BECOR

Putting the R (Value) in Roofing Putting the R (Value) in ofing. In This Presentation, We Will Cover: • Steel and concrete revolutionized building design • Roof structures began to flatten • The Rvalues are roughly 5.67 times higher than RSI values.

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HowTo: Styrofoam Concrete Make:

Apr 26, 2012 · Concrete that uses chunks or beads of expanded polystyrene (EPS) foam as aggregate has lots of interesting appliions. It''s lighter, for one, so if you''re casting something intended to be portable (like Halloween yard tombstones) "EPScrete" can save you some lifting and groaning.It would also be expected to have better thermal insulation properties than plainJane concrete, and of

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EPS Concrete Blocks EPS & Styrofoam Blocks, Sheets

Round Concrete blockouts made of EPS. EPS has long been the material of choice for precast concrete companies producing a broad range of different concrete products. Now contractors are seeing the value of using EPS blockouts onsite for everything from bolt pockets to much larger shapes.

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Siplast Roof Insulation Systems

Rvalue or, when a sloped system is installed that the insulation meet an average Rvalue. To assist the designer, manufacturers publish tables of insulation values for various thicknesses or combination of materials used in roof insulation. Siplast Lightweight Insulating Concrete Systems January 2012

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Transmission Heat Loss through Building Elements

Heat loss through common building elements due to transmission, Rvalues and Uvalues imperial and SI units. Example U value Concrete Wall. A concrete wall with thickness 0.25 (m) and conductivity 1.7 (W/mK) is used for the default values in the calculator above.

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What is the insulation rvalue of a concrete wall? Quora

Feb 17, 2015 · I agree mostly with Junio''s answer. But concrete is a CONDUCTOR of thermal energy, not an insulator. Therefore technically it has NO insulation value. However, too many people confuse insulation properties with THERMAL MASS many ICF dealers d

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Autoclave Concrete Greece mmtp.co.za

epscrete concrete r value Crushing Equipment, Complete epscrete concrete r value. 1773 ak mounted concrete crusher used concrete recycling systems high performance concrete and manufacture sand harga unit concrete grider autoclave concrete greece concrete grinder metal local concrete crusher concrete lightweight

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How to Make Lightweight Concrete Using Styrofoam Hunker

Lightweight concrete, also known as EPScrete (expanded polystyrene concrete), is a material widely used in the building of environmentally "green" homes. The substance is often made using small Styrofoam balls as a lightweight aggregate instead of the crushed stone that is used in regular concrete.

Get Price

Concrete aggregate alternatives Appropedia: The

Even though the large aggregate is replaced with polystyrene, t his type of concrete typically reaches a compression strength of 3psi which is very comparable to lightweight concrete and 25% less than normal weight concrete. EPScrete is cheaper than lightweight concrete and has very good acoustic and thermal resistance.

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Is a Concrete Floor a Good Insulator? Home Guides SF Gate

In general, lowdensity concrete has a higher Rvalue than highdensity concrete. The type of concrete used for floor slabs typically has an Rvalue of 0.1 to 0.2 per inch of thickness, meaning a

Get Price

FoamControl® PLUS+® Concrete Appliions

FoamControl® Plus+® EPS for pouredinplace and precast concrete appliion systems reduce the requirement for concrete and overall weight. FoamControl® Plus+® EPS insulation can be used as: concrete sandwich panel cores, concrete blockouts/knockouts, void fillers, custom pattern forms, and many more concrete appliions.

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National Precast Concrete Association Australia

What is special about the Sandwich Panel Rvalue Calculator is that it for the first time ever you can calculate a MassEnhanced Rvalue for a sandwich panel wall. The methodology for this calculation is described in The MassEnhanced Rvalue of Precast Concrete

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Lightweight concrete acts as insulation

Vermiculite concrete Ve r miculite is a soft, laminated, micalike mineral that has few uses in its natural state but when heated and flaked becomes a lightwe i g h t a g g r egate of great value for fill and insulating concre t e . The expanded p r oduct weighs from 6 to 10 pounds per cubic foot. Ve r miculite insulating concrete is

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RValue and Densities Chart windsorcsd.org

Civil Engineering and Architecture RValue and Densities Chart – Page 3 The following table was taken from the Home Energy Website: RValues for Wall Systems No. System Description Clear Wall RValue (Rcw) Whole Wall RValue (Rww) (Rww/Rcw) x 1. 12" twocore insulating units concrete

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Insulation RValue Calculator Universal Construction Foam

Get an accurate RValue calculation for expanded polystyrene (EPS) or STYROFOAM from Universal Foam Products.

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EPScrete wall – Our House

Oct 03, 2011 · I''ve got the EPScrete wall started. The forms come off today and they get moved up ready for the next layer. So far, I''m liking both the process and the result. It''s dead easy to mix, light to shovel, doesn''t require herculean forms and is easy to press into place.

Get Price

Styrofoam Concrete: 5 Steps (with Pictures)

Styrofoam Concrete: There are many concrete projects, such as benches for sitting and walkway fill, that can be made using lightweight Styrofoam Concrete. By substituting Styrofoam trash for storebought gravel in the concrete mix, one saves on not only weight, but

Get Price

Rigid Foam Insulation Types EPS, XPS, ISO Insulfoam

Rigidfoam insulation packs a lot of Rvalue into a thin package, but not all rigid foam performs the same. Choose rigid insulation wisely, and consider the effect its characteristics will have on the performance of the your project, overall product cost, and the best way to get the bang for your buck.

Get Price

Home Airkrete All Green Light Weight Cement Insulation!

The rebirth of the 1890 George B. Post building represented a breakthrough in the reuse of the older buildings, including a massive thermal shell upgrade with Airkrete. No other foam insulation on the planet could deliver the unique fireproof, pestresistant, high Rvalue and nonshrinkage in existing wall cavities that Airkrete did.

Get Price

Insulated Concrete Forms Energy Performance and RValues

Insulated Concrete Forms Energy Performance & RValues. Fact or Fiction: "The Rvalue tells me how much energy my house will use, right?" Rvalue measures the resistance a material has to heat transfer, this much is true. Rvalue alone, however, does not fully describe the energy performance of a building.

Get Price

Is a Concrete Floor a Good Insulator? Home Guides SF Gate

In general, lowdensity concrete has a higher Rvalue than highdensity concrete. The type of concrete used for floor slabs typically has an Rvalue of 0.1 to 0.2 per inch of thickness, meaning a

Get Price

Insulation R Value Chart Great Day Improvements

The common denominator among varieties of insulation is the Rvalue. Rvalue is a measurement of thermal resistance and measures the ability of heat to transfer from one side of an object to another. As a benchmark, one inch of solid wood has an Rvalue of 1.

Get Price

RValues of Common Building Materials! StrongGreen

RValues of Common Building Materials! The Rvalue of a material determines how quickly heat is conducted across it. The values below are some of the more common Rfactors for surfaces found on buildings in the U.S. Exterior Walls with Siding Exterior Walls with Siding Concrete block (8") RValue Concrete block (8") 2

Get Price

Formulas for Lightweight Concrete Green Home Building

Formulas for Lightweight Concrete. Fernando Martinez Lewels has a M.S.C.E degree from the University of Texas at El Paso. He is now working with the Agartif company in Chihuahua, Mexico (about 170 miles from El Paso Texas).

Get Price

Rvalues National Precast Concrete Association

Dec 21, 2012 · Offering design flexibility with rapid installation, precast concrete sandwich wall panels deliver a complete energyefficient building [] Filed Under: Precast Solutions Magazine, 2012 Summer, Precast Insulated Wall Panels: Get the Whole Package!, Precast Magazines Tagged With: Rvalues, insulated precast concrete, thermal mass, wall

Get Price

Finding R values for various wall, floor, and ceiling

R values for common materials and wall constructions. Note: if you are starting with an unInsulated space it is very important to read the section below titled "Estimating R Values for UnInsulated Spaces" Note: These are all US R values. To convert to SI R values multiply by 0.176. For example US R10 = SI R

Get Price

Cementitious Foam Insulation Gets a Second Look

Nov 02, 2013 · Air Krete® cementitious foam insulation has been around for decades, but despite its many advantages it has not become a name. That may change now that Dr. Energy Saver, a nationwide network of energy conservation contractors, has acquired exclusive rights to the product.. Air Krete, for those unfamiliar with it, has the look and feel of shaving cream as it''s injected into walls

Get Price

How to Increase the RValue of a Concrete Block Wall

Dec 19, 2018 · A wall''s thermal resistance, or its Rvalue, is its ability to slow the transfer of heat from one side to the other. Concrete block makes a costeffective and structurally sound wall, but it has

Get Price

How to Make Lightweight Concrete Using Styrofoam Hunker

Lightweight concrete, also known as EPScrete (expanded polystyrene concrete), is a material widely used in the building of environmentally "green" homes. The substance is often made using small Styrofoam balls as a lightweight aggregate instead of the crushed stone that is used in regular concrete.

Get Price

Cementitious Foam Insulation Gets a Second Look

Nov 02, 2013 · Air Krete® cementitious foam insulation has been around for decades, but despite its many advantages it has not become a name. That may change now that Dr. Energy Saver, a nationwide network of energy conservation contractors, has acquired exclusive rights to the product.. Air Krete, for those unfamiliar with it, has the look and feel of shaving cream as it''s injected into walls

Get Price

ICF Effective Rvalue GreenBuildingTalk

Dec 24, 2014 · In reality, ICF effective Rvalue performance can be significantly higher or significantly lower than what a conventional Rvalue calculation of the ICF material would otherwise indie depending on many variables (e.g., the indoor temperature HVAC set point, the outdoor temperature profile, the concrete thickness, the total insulation

Get Price

What is the Rvalue of Hempcrete? – Hempsteads

The Rvalue varies with the density of the mix – the more binder, the less insulation. Additional binder increases the density of the material and hence its heat transmission properties. The mix that we typically specify has an Rvalue of about 2.4 For a 12" wall, yielding more than R28 for the wall.

Get Price

Keeping Comfortable with Precast Concrete

Jan 19, 2015 · As concrete density decreases, the R value increases. Add rigid insulation and you can get an R value of around 5 per inch depending on the type of insulation. The R value for precast concrete wall panels with insulation typically varies from R5 to R50. The types of rigid of insulation generally used with precast concrete wall panels are:

Get Price

Siplast Roof Insulation Systems

Rvalue or, when a sloped system is installed that the insulation meet an average Rvalue. To assist the designer, manufacturers publish tables of insulation values for various thicknesses or combination of materials used in roof insulation. Siplast Lightweight Insulating Concrete Systems January 2012

Get Price

F ft2 h/BTUin F ft2 h/BTU University of Washington

RValue Table Common Building Materials resistivity (r) (per inch thickness) Resistance(R) (for given matl.) oF ft2 h/BTUin oF ft2 h/BTU Concrete Block 4" 0.80 Concrete Block 8" 1.11 Concrete Block 12" 1.28 Brick 4" common 0.80 Brick 4" face 0.44 Poured Concrete 0.08

Get Price

Putting the R (Value) in Roofing BECOR

Putting the R (Value) in Roofing Putting the R (Value) in ofing. In This Presentation, We Will Cover: • Steel and concrete revolutionized building design • Roof structures began to flatten • The Rvalues are roughly 5.67 times higher than RSI values.

Get Price

HowTo: Styrofoam Concrete Make:

Apr 26, 2012 · Concrete that uses chunks or beads of expanded polystyrene (EPS) foam as aggregate has lots of interesting appliions. It''s lighter, for one, so if you''re casting something intended to be portable (like Halloween yard tombstones) "EPScrete" can save you some lifting and groaning would also be expected to have better thermal insulation properties than plainJane concrete, and of

Get Price

EPS Concrete Blocks EPS & Styrofoam Blocks, Sheets

Round Concrete blockouts made of EPS. EPS has long been the material of choice for precast concrete companies producing a broad range of different concrete products. Now contractors are seeing the value of using EPS blockouts onsite for everything from bolt pockets to much larger shapes.

Get Price

Siplast Roof Insulation Systems

Rvalue or, when a sloped system is installed that the insulation meet an average Rvalue. To assist the designer, manufacturers publish tables of insulation values for various thicknesses or combination of materials used in roof insulation. Siplast Lightweight Insulating Concrete Systems January 2012

Get Price

Transmission Heat Loss through Building Elements

Heat loss through common building elements due to transmission, Rvalues and Uvalues imperial and SI units. Example U value Concrete Wall. A concrete wall with thickness 0.25 (m) and conductivity 1.7 (W/mK) is used for the default values in the calculator above.

Get Price

What is the insulation rvalue of a concrete wall? Quora

Feb 17, 2015 · I agree mostly with Junio''s answer. But concrete is a CONDUCTOR of thermal energy, not an insulator. Therefore technically it has NO insulation value. However, too many people confuse insulation properties with THERMAL MASS many ICF dealers d

Get Price

Autoclave Concrete Greece mmtp

epscrete concrete r value Crushing Equipment, Complete epscrete concrete r value. 1773 ak mounted concrete crusher used concrete recycling systems high performance concrete and manufacture sand harga unit concrete grider autoclave concrete greece concrete grinder metal local concrete crusher concrete lightweight

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How to Make Lightweight Concrete Using Styrofoam Hunker

Lightweight concrete, also known as EPScrete (expanded polystyrene concrete), is a material widely used in the building of environmentally "green" homes. The substance is often made using small Styrofoam balls as a lightweight aggregate instead of the crushed stone that is used in regular concrete.

Get Price

Concrete aggregate alternatives Appropedia: The

Even though the large aggregate is replaced with polystyrene, t his type of concrete typically reaches a compression strength of 3psi which is very comparable to lightweight concrete and 25% less than normal weight concrete. EPScrete is cheaper than lightweight concrete and has very good acoustic and thermal resistance.

Get Price

Is a Concrete Floor a Good Insulator? Home Guides SF Gate

In general, lowdensity concrete has a higher Rvalue than highdensity concrete. The type of concrete used for floor slabs typically has an Rvalue of 0.1 to 0.2 per inch of thickness, meaning a

Get Price

FoamControl® PLUS+® Concrete Appliions

FoamControl® Plus+® EPS for pouredinplace and precast concrete appliion systems reduce the requirement for concrete and overall weight. FoamControl® Plus+® EPS insulation can be used as: concrete sandwich panel cores, concrete blockouts/knockouts, void fillers, custom pattern forms, and many more concrete appliions.

Get Price

National Precast Concrete Association Australia

What is special about the Sandwich Panel Rvalue Calculator is that it for the first time ever you can calculate a MassEnhanced Rvalue for a sandwich panel wall. The methodology for this calculation is described in The MassEnhanced Rvalue of Precast Concrete

Get Price

Lightweight concrete acts as insulation

Vermiculite concrete Ve r miculite is a soft, laminated, micalike mineral that has few uses in its natural state but when heated and flaked becomes a lightwe i g h t a g g r egate of great value for fill and insulating concre t e . The expanded p r oduct weighs from 6 to 10 pounds per cubic foot. Ve r miculite insulating concrete is

Get Price

RValue and Densities Chart windsorcsd

Civil Engineering and Architecture RValue and Densities Chart – Page 3 The following table was taken from the Home Energy Website: RValues for Wall Systems No. System Description Clear Wall RValue (Rcw) Whole Wall RValue (Rww) (Rww/Rcw) x 1. 12" twocore insulating units concrete

Get Price

Insulation RValue Calculator Universal Construction Foam

Get an accurate RValue calculation for expanded polystyrene (EPS) or STYROFOAM from Universal Foam Products.

Get Price