Why Use Polystyrene Sheets For Packaging?

Polystyrene sheets are an ideal packaging material. They are lightweight, easy to cut, and they provide the ideal protective barrier between delicate and fragile items during transportation.

Polystyrene sheets are cost effective and safe to use. In addition, they do not contain any CFCs or HCFCs so they are extremely environmentally friendly.

Other benefits include:

  • Lightweight and very easy to handle
  • Strong, resistant and durable
  • Extremely flexible
  • Superb thermal resistance
  • Low water absorption
  • Very buoyant
  • Not subject to deterioration by insects and rodents
  • Low combustibility
  • Able to absorb shocks and vibrations
  • Recyclable
  • Nonabrasive and noncorrosive
  • Excellent chemical resistance

Because they are so lightweight, polystyrene sheets are ideal for multiple drop transportation tasks. They also offer an excellent alternative to other packaging products such as wood, fibre glass, rubber and felt.

The ideal packaging solution

Polystyrene sheets can be cut, shaped and profiled depending on the nature of the project.

Its ability to handle knocks, shocks and vibrations and also deal with the elements means that using polystyrene sheets for packaging will save you time and money because your products get delivered quicker, in greater volumes and more securely because of the benefits that polystyrene sheets gives.

To find out more about polystyrene sheets and how your business could be saving money on packaging materials please contact Vertapak now and speak to one of our specialist team.

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