What is a foam board used for?
Foam board is often used to mount prints and pictures, as well as to serve as a picture frame backing. The majority of architecture students utilize this material to create interiors and construct buildings
What can I use instead of foam board?
For foam insulation board
Where framing is available, or if it’s possible to add it, you can always substitute non-rigid insulation materials like: Fiberglass batts; Rock wool batts;. Blown-in fiberglass or cellulose, manufactured from recycled paper and similar products.
How strong is foam coreboard?
If put under direct pressure the material dents and looses it’s shape easily but with the right design we showed how one sheet of 1/2” foam can be used to create a 3ft table that weights less than 1lb but can can support over 80lbs.
What is foam board called?
Foamcore, foam board, or paper-faced foam board is a lightweight and easily cut material used for mounting of photographic prints, as backing for picture framing, for making scale models, and in painting.
Are foam boards waterproof?
Foam board insulation products are generally considered water and mold resistant but expanded polystyrene foam boards (EPS) have air bubbles that can collect moisture and become wet.
How long does foam board last?
The International Association of Certified Home Inspectors states that spray foam insulation, wrap tape and housewrap insulation can last for more than 80 years. At the same time, cellulose, loose-fill, foamboard, loose fill and rock wool insulation can last up to 100 years.
What is stronger than foam board?
Gatorboard is a type of foam that is stronger than the typical sheets of foam. It has a higher density and can withstand more weight, making it ideal for applications such as construction or packaging.
Where to buy foam board in Namibia?
It is available at Waltons Namibia, Pupekiwitz Megabuild and Namib Foam