What Is Closed Cell EVA Foam ?
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Closed Cell Foam
Closed cell is a type of foam in which the “cells” are enclosed and tightly pressed together, contrasting with the open, interconnected cells of the open-cell, or traditional polyurethane foam variation. This means that water rolls of the sides rather than passing through the foam. With higher density and greater pressure resistance, this malleable material comes in a variety of forms. From the rigid polyethylene (cross-poly) foam to the squishy feel of Flotex, closed-cell foam is a versatile material offerring a tight seal and enhanced stability.
EVA Foam is a firm closed-cell foam with a softer, more rubbery feel than our polyethylene (cross-poly) offering. Its surface squishes down when you press your fingers into it, quickly bouncing right back into place. The firm structure and UV resistance of EVA foam makes it a great material for outdoor applications, and it is also popular for use as a Cosplay material. It weighs 2 lbs/ft³, and is commonly used for products like decking on boats, surfboards, knee pads, helmet padding, insulating hot tubs, shin guards and excercise mats.
closed cell foam filled fender and mooring buoys of Jerryborg Marine are all made of high quality closed cell foam fender from 30kg/m³ to 120kg/³.