Materials

LD18

Plastazote LD18 is a closed-cell, cross-linked polyethylene foam with a nominal density of 1.12 PCF / 18 kg/m³. This foam has a service temperature range of – 70 °C to 100 °C. Most common colours include Charcoal Grey, Black and White. It is manufactured with Zotefoam’s unique chemical-free nitrogen infusion process, producing an environmentally friendly product with low VOCs. It has a cell size of 0.8 mm and a thermal conductivity of 0.0446 W/m.K.

Product Description

Plastazote LD18 is a closed-cell, cross-linked polyethylene foam with a nominal density of 1.12 PCF / 18 kg/m³. This foam has a service temperature range of – 70 °C to 100 °C. Most common colours include Charcoal Grey, Black and White. It is manufactured with Zotefoam’s unique chemical-free nitrogen infusion process, producing an environmentally friendly product with low VOCs. It has a cell size of 0.8 mm and a thermal conductivity of 0.0446 W/m.K.

Zotefoams

Measurements

Shore Hardness

50 - 50

Density

1.12 - 1.12PCF (lb/ft³)

18 - 18Kg/m³

Compression

7.2 - 7.2psi

50 - 50kPA

Service Temperature

-94 - 212°F

-70 - 100°C

Technical Data

Item Specs Test Method
Grade
Density (PCF) (kg/m3) 1.12 PCF
18 kg/m3
BS ISO 7214 1998
Compression Deflection (CFD)(psi)(kPa)
@10%
@25%
@40%
@50%
4.7 psi / 33 kPa
7.2 psi / 50 kPa
11.7 psi / 81 kPa
16.3 psi / 113 kPa
BS ISO 7214 1998
Shore Hardness OO (Durometer) 50 ISO 868 1985
Compression Set (%) 22hr, 23°C
@25%: 1/2 hr recovery
– 24 hrs recovery
@50%: 1/2 hr recovery
– 24 hrs recovery
13
5.5
27.5
18.5
BS ISO 7214 1998
25mm cell-cell
Tensile Strength (psi)(kPa) 43.5 psi
300 kPa
ISO 7214 1998
Elongation (%) 125 ISO 7214 1998
Tear Strength Resistance (N/m) 520 BS EN ISO 8067 1995
Water Absorption by Weight (lb/ft2)
Accelerated Age Testing
Service Temperature (°C)(°F)
– Low
– High Continuous
– High intermittent
-70°C | -94°F

100°C | 212°F

Flame Resistance Pass 14 mm and thicker
5mm thick: 2.2 mm/sec
13mm thick: 1.7 mm/sec
FMVSS302 (<100mm/min) Horizontal Burn Rate - ISO 7214 1998
Industry and OEM Specifications:
Jacobs and Thompson Inc. certifies that the following
product meets the required specifications;
FMVSS302 – 14 mm and thicker
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