Company “Penoplex St. Petersburg” (included in the structure of Penoplex), Russia’s largest producer of extruded polystyrene foam, developed and launched a new brand of general purpose polystyrene, the company said.
The report notes that the new brand is characterized by a broad molecular weight distribution and the presence of functional additives that improve the dissolution of the blowing agents used in the manufacture of extruded polystyrene foam.
The company convinced that the new product in the future will greatly increase the energy efficiency of thermal insulation materials Penoplex, expand the scope of their application, in particular, at warming the first and ground floors, in thermofiller and expansion joints.
The new brand of polystyrene has passed industrial tests at the sites in Kirishi, in Perm, Taganrog, Novosibirsk, Novomoskovsk and Kazakhstan, was put into full-scale production.
As reported by the MRC, Gazprom is considering the issue of bringing the company “Penoplex St. Petersburg” to participate in the implementation of the “Power of Siberia” project. We are talking about the use of thermal insulation materials PENOPLEX 45 in the regeneration of industrial sites, databases for gas production, compressor stations, creation of access roads and roads.
The LLC “Penoplex St. Petersburg” specializes in the production of thermal insulation materials based on extruded polystyrene, general purpose polystyrene, decorative and finishing materials made of polystyrene, waterproofing materials.
The industrial complex “Penoplex” includes eight companies, which are located in Kirishi (Leningrad region), Taganrog, Novosibirsk, Perm, Khabarovsk, Cheremkhovo (Irkutsk region), Novomoskovsk (Tula region) and the Kapchagai (Kazakhstan). The total capacity of the plants – 4 million cubic meters of insulation in the year.