Benchmark Foam High Density EPS Geofoam Application for Ice Skating Rink

Laying Benchmark Foam Geofoam under ice skating rinkAlready offering superior strength and durabilty, high density expanded polystyrene (EPS) offers a dual purpose in an unusual geofoam application. One of our customers wanted to use Benchmark Foam’s high density EPS geofoam as an insulated filler to even out the ground prior to assembling a professional ice skating rink on top.

The high density EPS helped to level the dips and mounds on the field, while also preventing the ice on the rink from freezing the turf below. The lightweight, yet durable EPS allowed the install crew to lay out the insulation as the rink footprint before covering it was an interlocking protective floor.

Ice skating rink with Benchmark Foam Geofoam beneathThis project is another example of the versatility of Benchmark Foam’s products – and team thinking that made this application work. For more information on how you can incorporate EPS into your next project – or to learn more about the ice skating rink project, call us at 800-658-3444 or 605-886-8084.

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