34 Grayson Ave, Papatoetoe, Auckland, New Zealand (09) 279 9611

Koolfoam - Geofoam

 

Common applications

  • Bridge abutments
  • Road /Highway construction
  • Retaining wall light weight back fill
  • Building platforms (structural light weight fill)
  • Light weight fill over sensitive underground services

Advantages

  • Consistent block density and Strength
  • Accurate straight blocks
  • Inert - will not affect environment in situ
  • Will not rot or attract pests or micro organisms
  • 50 year or more durability

 

Table 1- Common Block Size Available Versus Density

Koolfoam Standard Block

    Geofoam - S

    16 kg pm3

     Geofoam - H

     24 kg pm3

  Geofoam - VH

  28 kg pm3 

3.7*1.22*820 mm

 

Please note - Koolfoam Geofoam can easily be pre cut to required sizes in our factory.

Table 2 Compressive Strength Versus Density (minimum) nr = no result

Initial Compressive Strain

      Geofoam - S

      16 kg pm3

    Geofoam - H

    24 kg pm3

  Geofoam - VH

  28 kg pm3

1%

nr

45    kpa

60    kpa     

2%

nr

85    kpa

120  kpa

5%

nr

115  kpa

170  kpa

10%

85  kpa

135  kpa

190  kpa