Polyethylene foam is a closed cell, lightweight, durable
foam material. Based on its excellent vibration dampening and insulation
qualities, it is often used in fragile goods Packaging
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very resilient to chemicals and moisture.
Polyethylene foam allows manufacturers the ability to reduce
costs by using smaller amounts and thinner pieces of foam, while still
maintaining a high level of protection on their products. This ability of the
polyethylene foam comes from its high load bearing characteristics.