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Styrodur® – for 50 Years the Proven Insulation of the Future

Thanks to Styrodur®, BASF can look back on 50 years of experience in the XPS market. It was in 1964 that the company began producing this green insulation, which excels with its high quality, diverse applications, and robustness.

Styrodur stands for technology “Made in Germany” and for unique, steadily evolving work to obtain approvals.

For generations, Styrodur has convinced planners, architects, craftsmen, builders, and building material suppliers with the following advantages:

Environmental advantages:
  • Environment-friendly due to CO2 processes with air as cell gas
  • Reduction of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) due to excellent insulating performance
Processing advantages:
  • Low dead weight
  • Simple and practical processing with tools suitable for woodworking
  • Can be installed in all weather conditions
  • No dust hazardous to health during mechanical processing
  • Extensive product range
  • Most diverse potential applications
Quality and safety advantages:
  • Safety based on decades of experience
  • More official approvals for building applications than any other XPS product
  • Proven since 1964
  • Protects the building construction from external forces such as heat, cold, and humidity
  • Comprehensive production control and quality monitoring, documented by CE marking
  • Long-lasting: if correctly installed, Styrodur outlasts the life expectancy of the building construction
  • Technology “Made in Germany”
Structural-physical advantages:
  • Excellent insulation properties
  • High compressive strength
  • Low water absorption
  • Resistant to aging and decay
  • Fulfills all structural-physical and building construction requirements in Europe's various climate conditions
  • Expert for perimeter insulation
Economic advantages:
  • Quick availability and reliable partnerships thanks to pan-European logistics with professional customer service via local distributors
  • Reduction of energy costs for heating and cooling
  • Quick amortization of the insulation investment with rising energy costs
  • Increases the life span of the building and raises the value of the structure
  • Strong brand presence
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