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Dow STRANDFOAM™ EA 1000 Polypropylene Foam  (discontinued **)
Categories: Polymer; Thermoplastic; Polypropylene (PP); Polypropylene, Foamed

Material Notes: STRANDFOAM™ EA 1000 Energy Absorbing polypropylene foam is a strong, low-density, closed-cell foam. It is suited as a component material in products requiring a shock and energy absorbing or vibration dampening component in packaging, material transport, and automotive applications.

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Available Properties
  • Density, DIN 53420
  • Compressive Strength, ASTM D3575, Suffix D, at 25%, Horizontal
  • Compressive Strength, ASTM D3575, Suffix D, at 25%, Vertical
  • Compressive Strength, ASTM D3575, Suffix D, at 25%, Extruded
  • Compressive Modulus, ASTM D3575, Suffix D, Horizontal
  • Compressive Modulus, ASTM D3575, Suffix D, Vertical
  • Compressive Modulus, ASTM D3575, Suffix D, Extruded
  • Heat Distortion, ASTM D3575, Suffix S, linear change at 180°F
  • CTE, linear, ASTM D696, Horizontal
  • CTE, linear, ASTM D696, Extrusion
  • CTE, linear, ASTM D696, Vertical
  • Thermal Conductivity, ASTM D3575, Suffix V
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