The production of Styrofoam is primarily based on the extrusion of polystyrene with a blowing agent. There are two type of Styrofoam insulation products in the UK:
Type X which are foamed by a HFC. The ODP and GWP of the HFC foaming agent are 0 (kg CFC11 equivalent/kg HFC) and 1300 (kg carbon dioxide/kg HFC) respectively.
- Type A which are foamed by carbon dioxide. The ODP and GWP of the carbon dioxide foaming agent are 0 (kg CFC11 equivalent/kg carbon dioxide and 1 (kg carbon dioxide/kg carbon dioxide) respectively
For pricing information please contact our sales office on 0114 249 5635.