Improved Durability and Life-Span For Polystyrene Boxes

Improved Durability and Life-Span For Polystyrene Boxes

It is ubiquitous for polystyrene to be used as a packaging material.
In automotive manufacturing plants, expensive parts are transported between production lines in polystyrene boxes.

Polystyrene is cheap and easy to shape for a fitted finish; however, polystyrene is prone to one major drawback… deterioration!

Light impact causes polystyrene to break and crumble. Within a production plant, polystyrene boxes are frequently replaced. The high rate of new boxes is costly and causes a large amount of waste product that would have to go to landfill.

An automotive production plant in Mexico was looking for a solution to increase the longevity and durability of the boxes.

LINE-X provided their hybrid-polyurea (XS-100) as a durable, impact-resistant coating to increase the lifespan of the boxes and significantly reduce the amount of polystyrene waste.

The new polystyrene boxes with LINE-X protection provide a durable container for expense catalysts to be transported between the internal production process, without the need for frequent disposal of the protective packaging.

 

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