Advantages and Applications of Geofoam

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Reasons to Use Geofoam

  • Lightweight (1 to 2 lbs per cubic foot)
  • Project Versatility
  • Reduces construction time and costs
  • Extremely high strength to density ratio
  • High compression rates
  • A natural thermal insulator
  • Does not contain CFC (chlorofluorocarbons) or HCFC’s (hydrochlorofluorocarbons)
  • Mold and mildew resistant
  • Easily transported
  • No toxic chemicals to pollute surrounding area

Geofoam Applications

  • Airport Taxiways and Runways
  • Green Roofing Underlayment
  • Retaining Structures
  • Berms
  • Landscaping Fill
  • Retaining Wall Backfill
  • Bridge Approaches and Abutments
  • Lateral Force Reduction
  • Slope Stabilization
  • Buried Utility Line Protection
  • Lightweight Embankments      
  • Theatre Seating
  • Fill Replacement (for poor soil)
  • Lightweight Void Fill
  • Widening Embankments
  • Foundations
  • Pool Decking                                
  • Road Beds

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