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Technical Datasheet | Supplied by NOVA Chemicals
DYLITE® F271TN by NOVA Chemicals is an expandable polystyrene (EPS) grade. It is insoluble in water and partially soluble in various organic solvents. Contains no chlorofluorocarbons (CFC) and can be 100% recycled. Offers good thermal insulation, less exterior condensation, highly consistent bead size, improved leak resistance and high gloss characteristics. Also offers superior temperature retention, superior taste & odor properties, superior barrier resistance low energy consumption and fast molding cycles. It is strong & lightweight and can be processed by foaming. Takes 30% less energy to produce an EPS container and has an extremely efficient use of material 95% air. DYLITE® F271TN by NOVA Chemicals is suitable for drinking cups (hot & cold), take-out containers, ice cream containers, labeled & printed cups, thin-wall cups at high density, noodle bowls and soup containers applications. Complies with TSCA, IECSC, ENCS, DSL, FDA 21 177.1640, EU Directive 90/128/EEC and EU Directive 99/91/EC regulations.
Product Type
PS or GPPS (Polystyrene)
Physical Form

DYLITE® F271TN Properties

Physical Properties

Value & Unit
Test Condition
Test Method
Targeted Pentane Content
5.6 %wt
( )
Mean Unexpanded Bead Size
0.40 mm
( )
Single Pass Continuous
3.00 pcf
( )
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