Insulating products made out of expanded polystyrene (EPS)

Use of EPS

Insulating products made out of EPS are used in various fields, such as building construction,  in the industrial insulation and road construction. For more detaild information please get into contact with the manufacturer.

You will find a overview about the use of EPS in Germany through click here.

Type acc. to DIN EN 13163 and14309 Gueteschutztyp Abbreviation acc. to DIN 4108-10
EPS S PS 15 SE® DZ, DI, WAB, WZ, WI,WAP
EPS 30 PS 15 SE® DZ, DI, WAB, WZ, WI,WAP
EPS 50 PS 15 SE® DZ, DI, WAB, WZ, WI,WAP
EPS 60 PS 15 SE® DZ, DI, WAB, WZ, WI,WAP
EPS 70 PS 15 SE® DZ, DI, WAB, WAP, WZ, WI
EPS 80 PS 15 SE® DZ, DI, WAB, WAP, WZ, WI
EPS 90 PS 15 SE® DZ, DI, WAB, WAP, WZ, WI
EPS 100 PS 20 SE® DAD, DAA dm, DEO dm, WAA dm
EPS 120 PS 20 SE®  
EPS 150 PS 20 SE® DEO dh, DAA dh, WAA dh
EPS 200 PS 30 SE® DEO ds, DAA ds, WAA dh, PW¹
EPS 250 PS 30 SE® DEO ds, DAA ds, WAA dh, PW¹
EPS 300 PS 30 SE® DEO ds, DAA ds, WAA dh, PW¹
EPS 400 PS 30 SE® DEO ds, DAA ds, WAA dh, PW¹
EPS 450 PS 30 SE® DEO ds, DAA ds, WAA dh, PW¹
EPS 500 PS 30 SE® DEO ds, DAA ds, WAA dh, PW¹
EPS T PS T SE® DES sh, DES sm, DES sg

*1: in conjunction with building approval.

The terms PS 15 SE®, PS 20 SE®, PS 30 SE® and PS T SE® are registered trademarks of GSH and may only be used by GSH-members.

Labelling

EPS products need to be marked through adequate  labelling.

Standards

Insulating products made from EPS are specified in following standards :

  • EN 13163 Thermal insulation products for buildings - Factory made expanded polystyrene (EPS) products
  • EN 13499 Thermal insulation products for buildings - External  thermal  insulation  composite  systems (ETICS)  based on  expanded polystyrene
  • EN 14309 Thermal insulation products for building equipment and industrial
    installations - Factory made products of expanded polystyrene (EPS)
  • EN 14933 Thermal insulation and light weight fill products for civil engineering applications – Factory made products of expanded polystyrene (EPS)