Why is Thermocol used for packing?

Why is Thermocol used for packing?

Expanded polystyrene (EPS) or Thermocol is generally is used as protective packaging for breakable products and goods. Its excellent thermal insulation and mechanical protection properties make it ideal as a packaging material.

What is Thermocol sheet size?

Standard Thermocol sheet size is 39”x19” x Thickness as required • Thermocol sheets are stacked together and packed in a bundle/packet.

What is the rate of Thermocol?

market price of Thermocol Sheet in India is Rs 790/ Box.

What is the thickness of Thermocol?

Thickness: 25-50 mm. Density(kg/m3): 20 Kg/m3. Features: High Durability. Length: 120 inch.

Is thermocol banned in India?

According to the Plastic Waste Management Amendment Rules, 2021 notified by the Central Government, the manufacture, import, stocking, distribution, sale and use of single-use plastics including polystyrene and expanded polystyrene will be prohibited with effect from July 1, 2022.

How harmful is thermocol?

Burning thermocol is extremely dangerous as it releases toxic gases including carbon monoxide and styrene vapours. According to the site healthfully.com, “Polystyrene, also known as Styrofoam, poses a great danger to landfills.

Which glue is best for thermocol?

SDFF 117L glue sticks are widely used in pasting thermocol to thermocol, thermocol to cardboard, thermocol to paper and many more material to thermocol. SDFF 117L glue sticks provides high strength along with its waterproof capabilites.

Why should we not use thermocol?

“The dyes used to colour these idols may also contain mercury, cadmium, arsenic, lead, and carbon. Plastic and thermocol accessories are used to decorate these idols. Such materials are not biodegradable, hence are toxic when immersed in water bodies.

How much weight can Thermocol hold?

Plain Thermocol Packaging Box, Weight Holding Capacity (Kg): < 5 Kg, Size(LXWXH)(Inches): 5 X 5 X 5 Inch.

What are the types of Thermocol?

Thermocol Sheet.

  • Thermocol Box.
  • Thermocol Beans.
  • Thermocol Packaging.
  • Thermocol Roll.
  • Thermocol Block.
  • Bean Bag Filler.
  • EPS Box.
  • Is thermocol poisonous?

    Is thermocol made of plastic?

    Thermocol is a plastic; is 100% recyclable and has a high value to recyclers. But it is 95% air and is a low weight – high volume (large space required) plastic waste product which making it expensive to collect, store and transport.