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plastic foam & sheet


Here are some of the most popular types of plastic sheet used in design education, offering both convenience and value for money.


STYROFOAM Fine grain polystyrene foam, widely used for model making. Easily shaped, Styrofoam can be glued with Zoosamun PVA and painted with ready mix or acrylic.


STY50P STY80P


50mm block 80mm block


800 x 600mm 800 x 600mm


box of 3 box of 2


28.50 29.50


EVA FOAM PLASTIC SHEET Like plastazote this is an expanded plastic foam for craftwork, EVA has a more ‘rubbery’ quality and is perfect for collage, jewellery and a wide variety of projects.


EVA2-- A3+ assorted pack 2mm thick 20 mixed colours 10.95


FOAMEX Used for graphic products, modelling, and vacuum forming. Rigid Foam PVC is often known to schools and colleges as Foamex or Foamulux.


PVC3-- PVC3--


3mm White Foamex 1220 x 610mm 3mm Coloured Foamex 1220 x 610mm


each each


6.50 6.95


Matt Colours Available: White (WM), Black (B), Red (R), Yellow (Y), Blue (BL), Green (G), Grey (GR). Gloss Colours Available: White (WG) extra tough gloss surface to one side.


PLASTAZOTE Cross-linked polyethylene foam used for many design and make activities. Plastazote can be thermo-formed and shaped into 3 dimensional forms such as masks. Easily cut, glued, sewn, stapled and painted. Choose your own colours.


PLAZ6-- 6mm Plastazote 500 x 500mm Colours Available: Black, White, Red, Blue, Green, Yellow, Pink. 10 sheet pack 16.00


“EVA sheet is a versatile modern material - offered by Seawhite at a great price; it is useful for a variety of projects.”


Pete Hussey, Pewsey Vale School, Wiltshire. w w w.sea whit e .co .uk 25


EVA has a ‘rubbery’ texture, Plastazote has a less dense, more open structure.


Styrofoam James Scott


Warwickshire College


Foamex Rigid Foam PVC Lightweight, easy to mould, machine and paint.


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