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Styropek has a wide variety of products (modified and non-modified) designed to provide exceptional performance when applied to any EPS market applications. These applications include but are not limited to building and thermal insulation, shape molding, packaging, etc.

Modified Grade Beads (with flame retardant)

Styropek BF(95)

 

Modified EPS bead with flame retardant and medium pentane content (average of 6%) as an expanding agent. Meets RoHS (see certifications section for more information) regulations. Available in different bead sizes to cover a wide range of applications, from low density block molding (0.63pcf) to high density shape molding with thin walls and smooth surfaces (up to 2.50pcf). For more details about our BF products and applications, please refer to the Technical Leaflets.

Product List Styropek BF(95)

PRODUCTS

APPLICATIONS

STYROPEK® BF - 295

 

Block molding applications, low-range densities, thickness of wall >12 cm., with excellent fusion and high regrind addition.

STYROPEK® BF - 395

 

Block molding applications, especially suited for fabrications requiring excellent surface appearance.

STYROPEK® BF - 395S

 

Shape molding applications requiring modified material or high density block molding applications with excellent surface appearance. Shorter aging and cycle times than regular BF-395 product.

STYROPEK® BF - 495

 

Shape molding for thin walled applications with fast cycles requiring modified material.

CERTIFICATIONS

ASTM E-84/UL-723 & CAN/ULC S102.2 for surface burning characteristics of building materials

 

Physical Properties ASTM C-578 and CAN/ULC S701-11

 

ASTM D6817 for Geofoam application.

 

Internacional Code Compliance Evaluation Service report ESR 1498 (ICC)

 

UL 94 for flammability for parts in Devices and Appliances, rated as HF- 1

 

GREENGUARD UL 2818 for Chemical Emissions (VOC’s) for building materials, finishes and furnishings

 

REACH & RoHS compliance for use as packaging material in electronic devices

 

FMVSS 302  Flammability of materials used in the occupant compartments of motor vehicles according to DOT-US (Department of Transport of US)

Modified Grade Beads (with flame retardant)

Styropek BFL(95)

 

Modified EPS beads with flame retardant and low pentane content (average of 3.7%) as an expanding agent. Meets RoHS (see certifications section for more information) regulations and helps meet gas emission restrictions applicable in different US regions, with the additional advantage of short molding cycles. Available in different bead sizes to cover a wide range of applications, from medium density block molding (0.88pcf) to high density block and shape molding with thin walls and smooth surfaces (up to 4.0pcf). For more details about our BFL products and applications, please refer to the Technical Leaflets.

Product List Styropek BFL(95)

PRODUCTS

APPLICATIONS

STYROPEK® BFL- 295

 

Block molding applications, low and high densities requiring excellent fusion or with regrind.

STYROPEK® BFL- 395

 

Block molding applications, especially suited for fabrication requiring excellent surface appearance.

STYROPEK® BFL- 397

 

Shape molding applications requiring modified material or high density block molding applications with excellent surface appearance.

STYROPEK® BFL- 397S

 

Shape molding applications requiring modified material or high density block molding applications with excellent surface appearance. Shorter aging and cycle times than regular BFL-397 product.

STYROPEK® BFL- 495

 

Shape molding for thin walled applications with fast cycles requiring modified material.

CERTIFICATIONS

ASTM E-84/UL-723 & CAN/ULC S102.2 for surface burning characteristics of building materials

 

Physical Properties ASTM C-578 and CAN/ULC S701-11

 

ASTM D6817 for Geofoam application.

 

Internacional Code Compliance Evaluation Service report ESR 1498 (ICC)

 

UL 94 for flammability for parts in Devices and Appliances, rated as HF- 1

 

GREENGUARD UL 2818 for Chemical Emissions (VOC’s) for building materials, finishes and furnishings

 

REACH & RoHS compliance for use as packaging material in electronic devices

 

FMVSS 302  Flammability of materials used in the occupant compartments of motor vehicles according to DOT-US (Department of Transport of US)

Non-Modified Grade Beads (without flame retardant)

Styropek P40

 

EPS beads without flame retardant and medium pentane content (average of 5.5%) as an expanding agent. Meets REACH and RoHS (see certifications section for more information), and also appropriate for food contact applications according to FDA regulations for polystyrene plastic components. Also available in different bead sizes to cover a wide range of applications, from low density block molding (0.63pcf) to high density block and shape molding with thin walls and smooth surfaces (up to 2.5pcf). For more details about our P40 products and applications, please refer to the Technical Leaflets.

Product List Styropek P40

PRODUCTS

STYROPEK® P- 240AH

 

STYROPEK® P- 340H

 

STYROPEK® P- 440H

 

STYROPEK® P - 440MH

 

APPLICATIONS

Block molding for medium and high densities, excellent fusion or with regrind and short cycle times.

Block and shape molding for high and low densities, excellent fusion or with regrind and short cycle times.

Shape molding for thin walled applications with fast cycle times. Excellent surface appearance.

 

Shape molding for thin walled applications with fast cycle times. Improved surface appearance than regular P440 product.

REGULATIONS

FDA compliance for use as component or articles intended for used in contact with food. Articles 21CFR 177.1640 for polystyrene and 21CFR 178.3010 for blowing agent

 

EU 10-2011 regulation compliance for plastic materials and articles intended to come in contact with food

 

REACH & RoHS compliance for use as packaging material in electronic devices and foods

Certifications and Regulatory Compliance

 

All Styropek products are third party certified to ensure the highest quality and performance for a specific product application. Third party certification also ensures that foamed products made with Styropek EPS beads will meet the performance criteria established by international organizations, companies and governments.

 

The three main third party certification companies that we have chosen to partner with in certifying our products are Underwriters Laboratories UL, International Code Council Evaluation Service ICC-ES and Factory Mutual FM.

  •      UL

    Styropek BF(95) & BFL(95) EPS products are certified in physical properties and surface burning characteristics by UL as Foamed Plastic component to be used in Thermal Insulation and building applications according to standards ASTM C578 and ASTM E84. UL certification also includes compliance for Geofoam applications according to the ASTM D6817 standard and complies as a plastic component to be used in devices and appliances according to the UL 94 standard.

     

    For details in these UL certifications for US region, you can go to the UL Online Certification Directory website by clicking the link: http://database.ul.com/cgi-bin/XYV/template/LISEXT/1FRAME/index.html.

     

    Regarding details for CAN region, you can try the link: http://database.ul.com/cgi-bin/XYV/template/LISCANADA/1FRAME/index.html.

     

    In both cases you should type “Styropek” in the Keyword field, then press “search” button and you will get a list of all UL certifications for our products in each region.”

  •      ICC-ES

    Styropek BF(95) & BFL(95) EPS products are certified by ICC Evaluation Service for being in compliance with several International Codes valid in the USA and Canada for building applications. Also ICC-ES certifies that Styropek BF(95) & BFL(95) products are qualified for thermal insulation according  to the ICC-ES Acceptance Criteria for Foam Plastic Insulation (AC12), and meet physical properties and thermal insulation characteristics  specified for polystyrene according to the  ASTM C578 standard. ICC certifications and details are listed in the ICC-ES Report # ESR-1498.

     

    You can access and download a PDF copy of the report ESR-1498 by clicking the following link: http://www.icc-es.org/Reports/pdf_files/ESR-1498.pdf

  •      FM

    Styropek® BF(95) & BFL(95) EPS products are certified by FM Approvals against standards FM 4411, 4651, 4880, 4881 and 4882 for walls and ceilings applications.

     

    For details in this FM certification, you can go to the FM Approvals guide by clicking the following link:

     

    https://www.approvalguide.com/CC_host/pages/public/custom/FM/login.cfm

     

    You will be required to create a free account to access the certification database, or you can use info.us@styropek.com as e-mail address and “styropek” as password. Once in the system you should type “Styropek” in the keyword field, press “search” button and you will get a list of all FM certifications for our products.

  •      GREENGUARD

    Styropek® BF(95) & BFL(95) EPS products are certificated by Greenguard® program as low emissions products for furniture and commercial building applications, due are in compliance against requirements on UL 2818 Standard for Chemical Emissions for Building Materials, Finishes and Furnishings.

     

    You can access and download a PDF copy of our Greenguard certification by clicking the following link:

     

    https://spot.ulprospector.com/en/na/BuiltEnvironment/Detail/32506/673908/Styropek-expandable-polystyrene

  •      REACH

    Styropek® products BF(95), BFL(95) & P40 are in compliance with REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals) regulations, due that the SVHC (Substance of Very High Concern) content in all Styropek® products is under the required limits, as stated in Test Reports by Intertek Testing Services Taiwan Ltd.

     

    Please ask to your sales contact for a copy of these reports.

  •      RoHS

    Styropek® products BF(95), BFL(95) & P40 are in compliance with RoHS (Restriction of Hazardous Substances) regulations that restricts the use of Lead, Mercury, Cadmium & Chromium VI, and some flame retardants known as PBBs (Polybrominated Biphenyls) and PBDEs (Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers),  in plastics components. All Styropek® products are under the required limits, as stated in Test Reports by Intertek Testing Services Taiwan Ltd.

     

    Please ask to your sales contact for a copy of these reports.

  •      Flame Retardant update

    Styropek® USA, continuously seeks to improve environmental performance of our products and driven by innovation, our modified beads BF(95) and BFL(95) use a enviromental-friendly flame retardant instead of HBCD, which complies with applicable local, state and federal environmental regulation.

     

    Also, we comply with existing environmental regulations and as a  leading Company in EPS-industry we raise awareness, encourage participation, train employees and assist customers in making environmentally sensitive choices.