FHR EPS 55-6655 Datasheet

Expanded Polystyrene

Supplied by Flint Hills Resources, LP

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Product Description
Grade 55 Flint Hills Resources Expandable Polystyrene is a standard grade EPS for shape molding. Grade 55 EPS is a fast cycling product designed for high productivity. The tight bead size distribution produces a superior appearance with excellent mold fill. These properties produce packaging, coolers, and containers which are leak resistant. Grade 55 Flint Hills Resources Expandable Polystyrene complies with FDA requirements for food contact applications.
Material Status 
  • Commercial: Active
  • North America
  • Fast Molding Cycle
  • Food Contact Acceptable
  • Low Density
  • Pleasing Surface Appearance
  • Containers
  • Packaging
Agency Ratings 
RoHS Compliance 
  • Pellets
Nominal Value
Test Method
Density / Specific Gravity
Additional Information
Bead Size: BC
Typical Unexpanded Particle Size: 0.6 - 0.8 mm
Blowing Agent Level: Standard
Recommended Density Range: 1 - 1.25 lbs/ft³
Method of Process: Shape Molding
Features may also be described by the following terms: Pleasing Surface Appearance, Fast Cycle, Rapid Cycle, Productivity, Fast Molding Cycle, Low Density, Low Specific Gravity.
Agency Ratings
This plastic material has 1 certifications from the following agencies (the number in parentheses shows the number of certifications for that agency): FDA (1).
1Typical properties: these are not to be construed as specifications.
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