Tag: geofoam

GeoFoam Solutions by Plasti-Fab – Not your average fill material

EPS geofoam is inherently multi-functional, which makes it effective to use in a wide variety of applications. It offers special advantages for construction on soft ground, slope stabilization and retaining walls. EPS geofoam has been used in road and airfield pavements and railway tracksystems, beneath refrigerated storage buildings, sports arenas and storage tanks to prevent ground freezing and heaving and in below-ground building segments to reduce seasonal heating and cooling requirements.

The Power of Geofoam – A case study on the use of Plasti-Fab GeoFoam for Soil Stabilization

Geospec reduces the load on underlying soils which would minimize the amount of settlement and stabilizing needed for the schools built up foundation. Read on to learn how Plasti-Fab geofoam was used to stabilize the soils beneath this school.

Indiana Department of Transportation chooses Plasti-Fab® EPS Geofoam for road improvements in LaPorte

When dramatic weather changes created poor road conditions, the Indiana DOT decided to bring on a team of people to proactively rework the road with more than just dirt and concrete.

Green Roof Transformation: Repairing & Redefining Space with Plasti-Fab GeoSpec®

This month at Plasti-Fab we will be featuring Geofoam, a product that has a wide array of applications, and not just below grade. In today’s blog we will show you how our GeoSpec® product was used on a roof to create a whole new green space in the City of Calgary.

Plasti-Fab GeoSpec® saves unstable slope along South Saskatchewan River

Plasti-Fab GeoSpec® saves unstable slope along South Saskatchewan River Three years ago, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan city officials discovered cracking in the pavement of the Saskatchewan Crescent roadway at the intersection of 17th Street East, a well-known thoroughfare that follows the South Saskatchewan River through the…

The Power of Geofoam – A case study on the use of Plasti-Fab GeoFoam for Soil Stabilization

Check out the video or read the transcript below to learn how Geofoam EPS was an integral soil stabilization solution for an Elementary school. In 2000, the elementary school in isolated Attawapiskat first Nations communities of northern Ontario was closed due to unsafe conditions….

Vancouver highway project blazes trail for seismic standards

Reed Construction Data Journal of Commerce June 3, 2013 By Jean Sorensen, correspondent The Port Mann Highway 1 (PMH1) Improvement Project is blazing trails to higher seismic standards for embankment construction using expanded polystyrene (EPS) blocks. EPS is widely used on the PMH1, which…