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Foam Rubber Properties

Foam rubber is a great, lightweight option for businesses looking for insulation, cushioning, or impact dampening qualities. Timco offers both flexible and rigid foams for your applications.

Foam rubber can also be known as cellular, sponge, or expanded rubber. Regardless of name, foam rubber serves as an extremely versatile substance that can be shaped to fit irregular spaces while maintaining its properties. In addition, foam rubber offers many natural and chemical resistances to make it durable enough for more demanding environments and applications.


  • Lightweight
  • Buoyant
  • Cushioning performance
  • Thermal insulation
  • Acoustic insulation
  • Impact dampening

Flexible foams

  • Open cell structure
  • Can be produced in low and high densities

Rigid foams

  • Closed cell structure that prevents gas movement

Interested in foam rubber for your application?

Call 1-800-969-6242 to find out more, or get a quote.

Not sure which material you need for your custom rubber product?

Learn about common natural rubber applications
View our rubber material selection guide