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Safoam® Chemical Foaming and Nucleating Agents

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We're doing our part. Safoam chemical foaming and nucleating agents are an integral part of current and future thermoplastics production. Safoam has enabled advancements in established processes while new proprietary methods, continue to evolve. Safoam provides a means to reduce emissions and/or replace toxic methods with systems that are sustainable and products that are recyclable.


Safoam advanced additive solutions are improving the processes used to make products we all use every day. Generally Recognized As Safe (GRAS) by the FDA, Safoam is the environmentally responsible way to improve your bottom line.

-Low-Density Direct-Gas Nucleation
-Injection Molding
-Gas Assist Injection Molding

-Compression Molding
-Blow Molding

Why Safoam®

Safoam products are non-toxic and food-safe. With no Ozone Depletion Potential (ODP) or Global Warming Potential (GWP) Safoam helps you meet current and future global emission requirements and can replace CFC and HCFC in the production of foam products.

Proactive R & D focused on higher value-added applications, along with free-flowing communication with resin suppliers, equipment designers and plastics processors, allows us to push technology for optimal performance. This collaborative approach leads to multi-faceted cost savings: material reduction, faster cycle times/extrusion throughput rates and lower energy consumption. Improvements in dimensional stability and stiffness of molded parts equals fewer part rejects. Fine cell structure allows for clean cuts in thermoformed sheet. Better post-expansion affords a lighter part at the same specified thickness or thicker parts at same base weight.

What are you working on?

Safoam can be used as a blowing agent, nucleating agent or flow aide in processes including: single- and multi-cavity injection; thick-wall structural foam and gas-assist molding; medium-density rigid extrusions like pipe, profiles and sheet; flexible extrusion including garden hose, CAT-V cable and fishing line; direct-gas nucleation of low-density sheet for food packaging; compression-molded closures for bottles and jars and so much more. Imagine the possibilities…

Key Global Markets

-Food Packaging
-Automotive & Aviation
-Building & Construction
-Medical Components

-Consumer Electronics
-Wood Plastics
-Siding & Molding
-Wire & Cable

Which product is right for you?
Available in microencapsulated powders or concentrated pellets, Safoam offers low, medium and high temperature foaming agents to meet unique needs with a focus on improved performance. Used in HDPE, LDPE, PP, PS, HIPS, ABS, PVC, TPE, PC, PC/ABS, chemical foam expansion can also aid in the performance of fillers like glass fibers, calcium carbonate and talc by randomizing flow patterns. Particle size options allow you to tailor cell size for goals specific to strength, machining, thermoforming and acoustical and thermal insulation.

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