Innovation - Styropor

The classic among insulating materials

Styropor®, an expandable polystyrene (EPS) was invented by BASF in 1952 and today is a classic among the raw materials employed for cost-effective construction as well as efficient and reliable packaging. These granules translate into a constant high quality of the products and business processes. With its worldwide production sites, BASF stands for proximity to customers, delivery reliability as well as advanced technical support.


The most important properties of Styropor® are:

  • excellent thermal insulation capacity
  • high compressive strength
  • outstanding impact absorption
  • low weight
  • imperviousness to moisture

graphite polystyrene - Builder's benefits

  • Easier handling due to weight advantages
  • Dust-free and rapid laying
  • Weather-independent construction
  • No skin-irritating effects
  • Easier transportation due to weight reduction.

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Healthy lifestyle with MARC

The impermeable walls of the houses built with ICFs prevent the entry of dust, pollens and pollution.

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