Geofoam

Overview

Amvic Geofoam is block or planar low-density rigid cellular foam made from Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) for geotechnical applications.

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Applications

Geofoam can be used for a variety of applications, including:

  • Lightweight fill for construction on soft ground
  • Slope stabilization
  • Retaining wall or abutment backfill
  • Roadway/runway subgrade insulation
  • Road Embankments
  • Bridge construction

Availability

Geofoam is produced in blocks that can be cut to suit specific projects. It can also be produced in a range of densities to meet your project needs.
Benefits

Geofoam provides several benefits over other types of geosynthetic materials.

  • Cost effective
  • Superior Performance
  • Lightweight
  • Durable (high compressive strength)
  • Low moisture absorption
  • High thermal insulation properties
  • Unaffected by occuring weather
  • Design flexibility
  • Environmentally friendly
  • Silverboard: Rigid EPS Insulation
  • Testimonials

    Romance Townhomes
    "Amvic Building System has the superior form on the market today and will be using them on all of my projects in the future."

    Tony Rosas
    TCS Structures