Materials

2542

Our 2542 polyethylene foam has a density range of 1.8 to 2.2 PCF / 28.8 – 35.2 kg/m³ and can be used in a wide variety of applications from roofing, sports equipment to medical cushioning. It has a buoyance rating of 55 PCF and a Thermal Conductivity K factor of 0.25.

Product Description

Our 2542 polyethylene foam has a density range of 1.8 to 2.2 PCF / 28.8 – 35.2 kg/m³ and can be used in a wide variety of applications from roofing, sports equipment to medical cushioning. It has a buoyance rating of 55 PCF and a Thermal Conductivity K factor of 0.25.

Measurements

Shore Hardness

51 - 51

Density

1.8 - 2.2PCF (lb/ft³)

28.8 - 35.2Kg/m³

Compression

5 - 5psi

34.4 - 34.4kPA

Service Temperature

Technical Data

Item Specs Test Method
Grade
Density (PCF) (kg/m3) 1.8 – 2.2 PCF
28.8 – 35.2 kg/m3
ASTM D3575-W
Compression Deflection (CFD)(psi)(kPa)
@25%
@50%
5psi / 34.4 kPa
14 psi / 96 kPa
ASTM D3575-D
Shore Hardness OO (Durometer) 51
A= 7
ASTM D 2240
Compression Set (%) @50% 28 ASTM D3575-B
Tensile Strength (M/CM)(psi)(kPa) 60 / 39 psi
413 / 268 kPa
ASTM D3575-T
Elongation (M/CM)* (%) 124 / 88 ASTM D3575-T
Tear Strength Resistance (M/CM)*(ppi)
*Cross/Machine Direction
6 / 11 ASTM D3575-G
Water Absorption by Weight (lb/ft2) 0.04 ASTM D3575-L
Accelerated Age Testing:
Thermal Stability (%) 24 hrs @ 158 °F
(M) –2.0 / (CM) –1.0
Service Temperature (°C)(°F)
– Low
– High Continuous
– High intermittent
Flame Resistance
Industry and OEM Specifications:
Jacobs and Thompson Inc. certifies that the following
product meets the required specifications;
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