Minicel®. Because sometimes thicker is better.

Minicel® is an extremely fine-celled, chemically crosslinked foam in bun form that is ideal for a wide variety of applications where a thicker foam is required. It combines a smooth aesthetic feel with superior physical and chemical properties, and is available in a wide range of types, colors and densities.

Typical Minicel applications

anti-rattle pads, Class A finish packaging, space shuttle components, gaskets, marine buoys and bumpers, waterproof cushions

Tape and Healthcare:
medical packaging, orthotic and prosthetic padding, wheelchair pads, suture counters

General Industrial:
appliance gaskets and insulation, artifact packaging, protective packaging, lifejackets, seating, building and construction applications, camping and canoe accessories

Minicel details

Minicel is non-toxic, and contains no CFC, HCFC, or hydrocarbon blowing agents. It is available in bun form.
Thickness Range:  up to 4" (depending on density)

Density Range:  from 2 to 12 pcf

Firmness Range:  soft to semi-rigid; extremely fine cell structure

Conversion Process:  die cutting, waterjet cutting, compression molding, lamination, skiving, and butt welding

Fire Retardant:  LF200 is fire-retardant to aircraft seat specification FA25/853(a)

Colors:  many colors available

Standard Minicel Grades

Type Characteristics Material Data Sheet
L Standard grade, resiliency, excellent buoyancy, good thermal insulator PE Minicel Type L PDF
M good shock absorber, increased temperature stability compared to L200 PE Minicel Type M PDF
T flexibility, superior resiliency, toughness EVA Minicel Type T PDF