• Industrial Packaging
  • Polyethylene Foam

  • Polyethylene foam comes in either molded or fabricated forms. The fabricated product is extruded, die cut and heat sealed to produce the desired result. It can also be saw cut and laminated to corrugated. Both molded and fabricated polyethylene can be used to provide similar protection for an item. The volume required will most likely determine whether the polyethylene is molded or fabricated. Fabricated polyethylene typically requires a cutting die to produce the fabricated part. These cutting dies require a one- time, up-front charge. Typically, these charges will range from $1000 to $2,000 each piece. The typical mold for the molded polyethylene item could cost $15,000 to $25,000. These molds take approximately 4-6 weeks to produce.

  • Features and benefits:

  • Polyethylene has excellent cushioning properties
  • Polyethylene has multiple drop capability
  • Polyethylene is available in a variety of thicknesses, colors and densities
  • Polyethylene will compliment your products image.
  • Polyethylene is non abrasive
  • Polyethylene can be produced with an antistatic additive
  • 100% recyclable material
  • Polyethylene accommodates many cushioning applications because it is offered in a variety of densities. This material density range is from 1.2 to 9.0 pounds per cubic foot. This allows the designer to select the density that is right for the product he is trying to protect. Weight is generally the factor that determines the required foam density.