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What is a Cushioning Curve?

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If you’re involved with designing or procuring packaging, you probably know about cushioning curves - but if you’re like most people in this industry, that’s where your knowledge ends. Many people ...

Case Study: Making Waves for Lightning Kayaks

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Lightning Kayaks was in a boatload of trouble. Their premium, 95-pound kayaks needed a safe way to travel from the manufacturer to their stores efficiently and damage-free. At first, they planned on ...

XLPE vs PE vs EPE Foam: Which One is Better?

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When choosing a foam for your packaging application, we often get the question: Which one is the best? “Best” is subjective, of course, and it also depends on your specific application. However, ...

What is the Difference Between EVA Foam and Polyurethane Foam?

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With so many foam types, it can be hard to choose the right one for your needs. EVA and polyurethane are two common types of foam. But these two types of foam are often like comparing apples to ...

What is Foam Tensile Strength?

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How far can you stretch before you snap? Only you can answer that question — but when it comes to foam, we can answer that question. Tensile strength is one of the most important features to look for ...

Foam Packaging Profiles 101

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Foam packaging guards your products during transit, to ensure they reach their destination unscathed. But how they protect starts with their shape. In this article, we’ll go back to basics to dive ...


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How Much Does My Foam Part Weigh?

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When production is getting planned for a brand-new product, the shipping weight is usually needed before the part is complete. Not only does the part have weight, but the packaging does as well. ...

Reducing the Impact of Returns on Your Bottom Line

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Where there’s online shopping, there’s nearly instant gratification: and a nearly instant bitter sting of disappointment if that product has to be returned. Returned products can have a large ...

What is the Foam Used in Packaging?

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Packaging foam comes in many varieties - from fluffy peanuts to inserts with custom cutouts. In this blog, we’ll walk through the types of foam used in packaging, various applications and what to ...

How is Foam for Packaging Made?

by Foam Industries

The type of packaging you choose matters. Higher-quality packaging foam keeps your products safe during shipping and storage. But how is foam for packaging made? With years of experience in the ...

Is Packaging Foam a Good Insulator?

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When it comes to shipping your goods, you want good packaging, too. After all, a package only retains its worth if it stays undamaged and in an ideal condition upon arrival. If you have products that ...

How to Sell Packaging Sustainability

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Your organization may be invested in sustainable packaging: but is everyone else? What about your clients, your supplier or other organizations you work with? The key is tailoring the value of ...

What is the White Foam in Packaging Called?

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Let it be known there is no question too basic for us to answer. You’ve asked, we’re here to answer: “what’s that white foam in my package called?” Let’s explore. What is the White Foam in Packaging ...

Tensile Strength vs Tear Strength for Foam Packaging

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No matter how strong, we all have a breaking point. When it comes to your foam packaging, you want that point to be much higher than the weight of your product and the pressure during transit. There ...

Is PE Foam Used in Packaging?

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We’re going back to basics today to answer some of the most-searched foam questions online. Is PE foam used in packaging? What is PE Foam? Polyethylene foam (PE foam) is a low cost foam that’s ...