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SVA - Cross-linked Closed Cell Expanded Ethylene Vinyl Acetate

As the local and international foam solutions leader, Sondor manufactures various cross-linked, closed-cell ethylene vinyl acetate (EVA) foam products.

If you are looking for a material that will help keep your systems working at a high level while also decreasing the need for constant maintenance, Sondor has the solution for you.

Used extensively in the footwear industry, for seals and gaskets applications and for fruit padding in the farming industry, to name a few. 

What is SVA?

SVA is a closed-cell, cross-linked expanded ethylene vinyl acetate foam available in various densities. Not only is it a remarkably elastic material, but it is also tough with excellent clarity, gloss and with little odour. It has many attractive properties, including low cost, excellent adhesion to many surfaces, and resistance to heat and cracks.

SVA is perfect for water applications and uses on products that will be exposed extensively to water. 

Advantages of SVA Foam

  • The SVA product range is free from CFCs and HCFCs.
  • SVA is resistant to dilute alkalis and acids, some oils, and weathering. 
  • Resistant to heat and cracks
  • SVA has excellent clarity, gloss and little odour
  • SVA is ideal for floatation applications
  • Adheres easily to multiple surfaces
  • Microcellular and Print Grade materials are also available
  • Available in a variety of densities and colours

Properties of SVA Foam

  • Densities: 33, 45, 60 kg/m3
  • Temperature: -20°C to 70°C
  • Shore hardness: "00" 18-37, 36-46, 42-60 "A° " 15-25, 28-33, 36-42, 48-53

Sondor products made with SVA

  • Buoyancy foams made with closed-cell, cross-linked expanded ethylene vinyl acetate

With branches across South Africa in Cape Town, Durban, Gauteng, Pretoria and Gqeberha, our knowledgeable representatives can advise the right solution for you. Find a branch near you for expert assistance. 

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