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

    Drum Kerry By The Falls
    "In my opinion Amvic provides the strongest block on the market with superior service."

    Don Parliament
    Parliament Builders