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Styrofoam

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Styrofoam is a trademarked brand of closed-cell extruded polystyrene foam (XPS), commonly called "Blue Board" manufactured as foam continuous building insulation board used in walls, roofs, and foundations as thermal insulation and water barrier. [1]

29 relations: Building insulation, Canada, Carcinogen, Carl Munters, Cushioning, Cyanoacrylate, Disposable product, Dow Chemical Company, Expanded polystyrene concrete, Floristry, Foam peanut, Generic trademark, List of generic and genericized trademarks, Mealworm, National Inventors Hall of Fame, New York City, Packaging and labeling, Polystyrene, R-value (insulation), Ray McIntire, Resin identification code, Spray painting, Structural insulated panel, Styrophone, Sweden, Thermal insulation, Trademark, United States, Zophobas morio.

Building insulation

Building insulation is any object in a building used as insulation for any purpose.

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Canada

Canada is a country located in the northern part of North America.

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Carcinogen

A carcinogen is any substance, radionuclide, or radiation that promotes carcinogenesis, the formation of cancer.

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Carl Munters

Carl Georg Munters (March 22, 1897 – 1989) was a Swedish inventor, most known for inventing together with Baltzar von Platen the gas absorption refrigerator now sold by Electrolux.

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Cushioning

Package cushioning is used to help protect fragile items during shipment.

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Cyanoacrylate

Cyanoacrylates are a family of strong fast-acting adhesives with industrial, medical, and household uses.

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Disposable product

A disposable (also called disposable product) is a product designed for a single use after which it is recycled or is disposed as solid waste.

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Dow Chemical Company

The Dow Chemical Company, commonly referred to as Dow, is an American multinational chemical corporation headquartered in Midland, Michigan, United States, and the predecessor of the merged company DowDuPont.

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Expanded polystyrene concrete

Expanded polystyrene (EPS) concrete (also known as EPScrete, EPS concrete or lightweight concrete) is a form of concrete known for its light weight made from cement and EPS (Expanded Polystyrene).

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Floristry

Floristry is the production, commerce and trade in flowers.

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Foam peanut

Foam peanuts, also known as packing peanuts, or packing noodles are a common loose-fill packaging and cushioning material used to prevent damage to fragile objects during shipping.

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Generic trademark

A generic trademark, also known as a genericized trademark or proprietary eponym, is a trademark or brand name that, due to its popularity or significance, has become the generic name for, or synonymous with, a general class of product or service, usually against the intentions of the trademark's holder.

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List of generic and genericized trademarks

The following three lists of generic and genericized trademarks are.

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Mealworm

Mealworms are the larval form of the mealworm beetle, Tenebrio molitor, a species of darkling beetle.

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National Inventors Hall of Fame

The National Inventors Hall of Fame (NIHF) is an American not-for-profit organization which recognizes individual engineers and inventors who hold a U.S. patent of highly significant technology.

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New York City

The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.

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Packaging and labeling

Packaging is the science, art and technology of enclosing or protecting products for distribution, storage, sale, and use.

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Polystyrene

Polystyrene (PS) is a synthetic aromatic hydrocarbon polymer made from the monomer styrene.

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R-value (insulation)

In building and construction, the R-value is a measure of how well an object, per unit of its exposed area, resists conductive flow of heat: the greater the R-value, the greater the resistance, and so the better the thermal insulating properties of the object.

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Ray McIntire

Otis Ray McIntire (24August 19182February 1996) was an American engineer.

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Resin identification code

The ASTM International Resin Identification Coding System, often abbreviated as the RIC, is a set of symbols appearing on plastic products that identify the plastic resin out of which the product is made.

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Spray painting

Spray painting is a painting technique where a device sprays a coating (paint, ink, varnish, etc.) through the air onto a surface.

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Structural insulated panel

A structural insulated panel, or structural insulating panel, (SIP), is a form of sandwich panel used in the construction industry.

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Styrophone

A styrophone is an acoustic device made from expanded polystyrene foam (often referred to by the genericized trademark Styrofoam).

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Sweden

Sweden (Sverige), officially the Kingdom of Sweden (Swedish), is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe.

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Thermal insulation

Thermal insulation is the reduction of heat transfer (i.e. the transfer of thermal energy between objects of differing temperature) between objects in thermal contact or in range of radiative influence.

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Trademark

A trademark, trade mark, or trade-markThe styling of trademark as a single word is predominantly used in the United States and Philippines only, while the two-word styling trade mark is used in many other countries around the world, including the European Union and Commonwealth and ex-Commonwealth jurisdictions (although Canada officially uses "trade-mark" pursuant to the Trade-mark Act, "trade mark" and "trademark" are also commonly used).

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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Zophobas morio

Zophobas morio is a species of darkling beetle, whose larvae are known by the common name Superworms, King Worms, Morio Worms or simply Zophobas.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Styrofoam

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