Polystyrene for Engineering

By: Polyblock International Pty Ltd  04-Apr-2012
Keywords: Engineering, Construction Engineering, Polystyrene

EPS can be used for many things in the Civil Engineering for example Pre-stgressed concrete beams or as Geofoam whihc is infill for roads and bridges.  EPS has been widely used on recent government road and bridge projects in Brisbane.

Solid EPS can be support for large distributed loads with only small deformation.  This quality has been use dextensively in Korea, Japan, USA and Europe to provide light weight fill under roadways on low bearing capacity soils and in slip zones.  The compressibility of EPS is taken into account in the design of the Geofoam fill enabling large depths of EPS to be used.

Keywords: Construction Engineering, Engineering, Polystyrene, Polystyrene Products

Contact Polyblock International Pty Ltd


Print this page

Other products and services from Polyblock International Pty Ltd


Polystyrene for Pontoons, Profile, Theming, General

EPS is a strong, durable, lightweight material making it ideal for sculpturing or profile cutting with a hot wire.  EPS


Polystyrene Pre-stress Voids

EPS is lighweight and easy to use.


Poligard® Fence

Poligard® Fence lightweight, easy to use system that is affordable.


Poligard® Wall Panel

Poligard® Wall Panels are lightweight, easy to handle and helps the Thermal properties of your home.



 Cost effective solutions for concrete void formers for precast and insitu applications Geofoam for embankment and fill solutions