Extruded Polystyrene Case Studies

Extruded Polystyrene from Austech has been used on projects big and small worldwide, but we have put together a selection of the Case Studies to highlight some of the unique and award winning projects that utilized Extruded Polystyrene.


Foamular Extruded Polystyrene Insulation Successfully Reused After 17 Years On Airport

DFW Airport has undergone some extensive renovations, including a review of its PRMA system. After 17 years in some of the most extreme environments, 88% of the Foamular was re-used, saving thousands on labour and new material costs. Read More


Taronga Zoo Picks Foamular Extruded Polystyrene Insulation For their New entrance.

Taronga Zoo is well known for its work for endangered species worldwide, including protecting the environment, so when they put in underfloor heating, they knew they needed to use Foamular Extruded Polystyrene Insulation. Read More


Foamular chosen for Rand Cold Storage Facility.

The Rand Cold Storage facility located at Homebush in Sydney, used 28,000 square metres of Foamular Extruded Polystyrene Insulation and is the largest facility of its kind in NSW. It provides state of the art Cold Storage, Refrigerated Transport and Distribution Services. Read More


New World Class Ice-Rink in Melbourne Picks Foamular as Insulation Under the Ice

The National Ice Sports Centre (NISC) is currently under construction in Docklands, Melbourne. In September Austech delivered 7,200 m² of 50mm thick Foamular to the site to help with the enormous task of insulating the building. Read More


Prison Project Locks Up Savings

Prisons need an extremely strong structure to prevent potential breakouts or damage from inmates, but this make it difficult to insulate. Extruded polystyrene was used to create a highly efficient and secure structure. Read More


Foamular used to waterproof the New Port Botany Authority Headquarters

The new Port Botany Authority headquarters is nearing completion and will soon open its doors. Port Botany is going through a $1billion upgrade, the biggest Australian port upgrade in 30 years. To deal with the increased workload the Port Botany Authority needed a state of the art headquarter to manage the expanding port. Read More


Foamular Extruded Polystyrene Insulation Chosen To Insulate Roof Of The New CDOP 4 Building

CDOP 4 is the newest building in the prestigious Coronation Drive Office Park. The $100 million building is owned jointly by AMP and Sunsuper and is located on the fringe of Brisbane CBD offering panoramic views of the Brisbane River and CBD skyline. Read More


Foamular from Austech Chosen for the New Jane Foss Russell Building at USYD.

The New Jane Foss Russell Building at the University of Sydney has recently opened its doors to staff and students. The building is designed to raise the bar in green building. It has many green features, including Foamular Extruded Polystyrene Insulation and has achieved a 5-Star Green Star Rating. Read more


Special Care Home Has Special Walls

With an aging population comes an increased need for affordable aged care housing with cheap build costs and low ongoing costs. Extruded polystyrene helped the builders reduce costs and provide the owners with long term savings. Read More


Perishable Goods Warehouse insulated with Foamular Foil Faced Board

GlaxoSmithKline produces consumer products for pharmacies and supermarkets, some of which must be stored below 25 ºC. In order to keep their factory cool and reduce cooling bills, 1100 m² of 50mm Foil Faced Foamular was installed in the roof. Read More


Extruded Polystyrene Insulates American Stadium

Extruded polystyrene is popular in parts of America where temperatures often dip below zero because it provides excellent protection from the elements, even in extreme cold. The builders used a combination of insulated masonry walls and underslab insulation to create a highly efficient sporting arena. Read More


Freyssinet Chooses Foamular Extruded Polystyrene Insulation From Austech External Building Products

Austress Freyssinet, the well respected international civil engineering company has been awarded the waterproofing and insulation contract for the roof areas of the Prince Henry Hospital in Sydney where the choice of insulation was a critical concern. Read More


Foamular Extruded Polystyrene Insulation Chosen By Abroboard for Model Yacht Building.

Abroboard has been around for over 21 years and have made their name creating surfboard blanks. With increased overseas competition, Abroboard have expanded into model yachts, revolutionising the industry and embracing new technology. Abroboard's director, Graeme Smith, has been sailing for over 40 years, so he definitely knows what makes a good boat. Read More