Packing Foam

Crownhill Packaging > Packing Foam

One of the most versatile and protective packaging products available

Used for cushioning and cradling products during the shipping process, packing foam is lightweight, protective, and highly customizable.

Plank Foam – Closed-cell Polyethylene

Plank foam is lightweight, water and chemical resistant and highly buoyant. Offering great surface protection, along with shock and vibration absorption, plank foam is a great packaging foam for electronic components.


Plank comes as large as 48″ x 108″ and can be easily customized to suit your needs.It is used primarily for end-caps and there are a variety of densities to choose from depending on the application. Thicknesses range from 1/2″ to 3″, with greater thicknesses being reached through lamination.

Selection & Conversion

  • Available in anti-static
  • Easily converted into any size, shape or density required
  • Customizable into die-cuts using Crownhill’s in-house press
  • Lamination directly onto corrugate material is possible for specific applications

Click here for more on our Custom Foam Inserts capabilities.

Sheet Foam – Flexible Polyethylene

Sheet foam is a low-cost, flexible, all-purpose solution for many packaging challenges. Providing a high level of cushioning and compression strength, it can also be used for non-packaging applications such as flooring underlay. In addition to it being lint and dust-free, thicker sheets are durable and tear-resistant, offering great surface protection.


Sheet foam is custom-sized, coming in rolls, pouches or sheet formats. Rolls are available in 48”, 60“ and 72” widths, perforated to suit packaging needs. Available thicknesses include 1/48”, 1/32”, 1/16”, 3/32”, 1/8”, 1/2”, and 1/4”.

Selection & Conversion

Available in:

  • Available in anti-static
  • Laminated
  • Cohesive and adhesive styles
  • Laminated to bubble material
  • Comes in a variety of densities
  • Customer-specific roll lengths

Profile Foam – Closed-cell Structural and Flexible

Profile foam provides surface and edge protection to any size or shape of product. Flexible and with excellent shape memory, it offers good compression strength and shock-resistance, making it a better alternative to edgeboard.

Selection & Conversion

  • Customizable into any customer-specific length, size or shape
  • Chemically inert, odourless and fire-retardant
  • Inhibits damaging effects of UV light
  • Dissipates static
  • Provides enhanced malleability

Click here to learn about Instapak® Foam Packaging.

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