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What is Closed Cell Elastomeric Foam?

What is Closed Cell Elastomeric Foam?

Closed Cell Elastomeric Foam : Getting to understand it. Closed cell elastomeric foam is a synthetic rubber with a vapor barrier surface (skin) and made of closed cell structures (pockets). Pocket Protection in Football and Foam In football, the success of the...
August 2022 Newsletter: Thin Gauge Materials

August 2022 Newsletter: Thin Gauge Materials

One of the more noticeable post-pandemic trends in foam has been a shift to thinner gauge materials, especially for traditional BSR applications (Buzz, Squeak and Rattle).  Now more than ever, OEMs and Tier suppliers are looking at ways to offset cost increases, while...
Tim Eberhardt- Cost Accountant

Tim Eberhardt- Cost Accountant

Tim has been at Worldwide foam since March of 2021. He works as the cost accountant in our accounting department. He enjoys solving different problems and working with the accounting team to improve company processes. Outside of work he enjoys spending time with his...
July 2022 Product Spotlight: Mactac IB1190XT

July 2022 Product Spotlight: Mactac IB1190XT

Rubber Based Adhesive Mactac® MACbond® IB1190XT consists of a .5mil PET carrier, coated on both sides with 2.0 mils of aggressive rubber-based pressure sensitive adhesive. This adhesive is supplied on a C2S 60# White SCK liner. IB1190XT is was designed for...
June 2022 Product Spotlight: T5505S

June 2022 Product Spotlight: T5505S

Aggressive Adhesive that is Easy to Peel Worldwide Foam is introducing T5505S, a new 5 mil high tack acrylic adhesive with scrim mesh embedded. T5505S provides top level adhesion for bonding to name plates, crosslinked PE, plastics, and other general purpose bonding...
June 2022 Newsletter: Foam Expo 2022

June 2022 Newsletter: Foam Expo 2022

Worldwide Foam is looking forward to Foam Expo 2022. We will have a large group manning our booth. We plan on showcasing our top foams and adhesives, as well as our latest products being introduced in 2022. Most importantly, we look forward to chatting with all of you...

Josh Dickson- Logistics Manager

Josh has been with Worldwide Foam for 8 months. He has worked in Logistics for nearly a decade. In his other job, Josh is also a Controller for the Air Force Reserve. Outside of work, he enjoys gardening, making candles, and shooting sports. On the weekends, Josh...
May 2022 Product Spotlight: 5021

May 2022 Product Spotlight: 5021

Armacell Monarch 5021 is a general-purpose EPDM/CR/SBR blend that comes in 54×80 and 42×72 bun forms.  This 4 – 8 lb/ft density EPDM blend meets the physical property requirements of ASTM D 1056 2A1. It also passes the burn requirements of FMVSS 302 at...
May 2022 Newsletter: New Looper in Silao

May 2022 Newsletter: New Looper in Silao

Worldwide Foam Silao will begin offering our Mexican converting customers localized access to skived elastomeric foam goods, beginning in July 2022. Our newest H42A Fecken-Kirfel horizontal loop skiver will be our first unit in Mexico, and our 8th unit across North...
April 2022 Product Spotlight: XEV-20

April 2022 Product Spotlight: XEV-20

Worldwide Foam’s XEV-20 is specially engineered to provide longevity and durability for shock absorption and athletic padding applications. This 2lb extruded cross-linked polyethylene foam has a 6-layer structure that offers superior energy dampening and resilient...
Stacey McKee- Product Development Manager

Stacey McKee- Product Development Manager

Stacey joined the Worldwide Foam Team in February of this year as the Product Development Manager. She takes the lead on researching, assessing, and coordinating new product development projects. This new role allows us to broaden and widen our product offerings to...