Polystyrene (PS) Typical Properties Generic PS (EPS)

Product Description
This data represents typical values that have been calculated from all products classified as: Generic PS (EPS)

This information is provided for comparative purposes only.
General  
Material Status 
  • Commercial: Active
Availability 
  • Africa & Middle East
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • North America
Physical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Density / Specific Gravity
     
--
0.0160 to 1.03
 
ASTM D792
73°F
0.0125 to 0.0306
g/cm³
ISO 1183
--
0.0185 to 0.0227
g/cm³
ASTM D1505
Apparent (Bulk) Density
0.01 to 0.62
g/cm³
ASTM D1895, ISO 60
K-Value (73°F)
54.5 to 57.0
 
ISO 1628-2
Moisture Content
9925 to 10000
ppm
 
Mechanical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Flexural Strength (73°F)
27.7 to 43.1
psi
ASTM D790
Compressive Strength (73°F)
9.96 to 20.3
psi
ASTM D695
Thermal
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Thermal Conductivity (73°F)
0.22 to 0.26
Btu·in/hr/ft²/°F
ASTM C177
Notes
1Typical properties: these are not to be construed as specifications.