Heavy-Duty Foam Board

Heavy-Duty Foam Board

Description

Gatorfoam® is the industry's leading heavy-duty foam board for more than 30 years. It is comprised of extruded polystyrene foam bonded between two layers of wood-fiber veneer. Made In USA.

  • The original, heavy-duty graphic arts board
  • Excellent reputation for great digital and screen printing
  • New, bright white facer is the brightest board of its kind
  • Dent and scratch resistant

Flammability Characteristics

  • Combustible

Recommended Applications

  • P-O-P Displays Medium-term application life 
  • Exhibits & Kiosks Medium-term application life 
  • Framing Long-term application life 
  • Signage - Exterior Medium-term application life

Recommended Fabrications

  • Mounting 
  • Digital Printing 
  • Screen Printing 
  • Painting Do not expose core to solvent-based paints 
  • Saw Cutting 
  • Routing

Availability

Gauges and ColorsStock Sheet Sizes
3/8" Bright White facers - White foam 48"x96"; 60"x120"
3/16" Bright White facers - White foam 48"x96"; 60"x120"
1/2" Bright White facers - White foam 48"x96"; 60"x120"
3/4" Bright White facers - White foam 48"x96"; 60"x120"
2" Bright White facers - White foam 48"x96" Exterior Grade; 60"x120"
1-1/2" Bright White facers - White foam 48"x96" Exterior Grade; 60"x120"
1" Bright White facers - White foam 48"x96"; 60"x120"
3/16" Bright White facers - Black foam 48"x96"; 60"x120"
3/8" Bright White facers - Black foam 48"x96"; 60"x120"
1/2" Bright White facers - Black foam 48"x96"; 60"x120"
3/4" Bright White facers - Black foam 48"x96"; 60"x120"
1" Bright White facers - Black foam 48"x96" Exterior Grade; 60"x120"
1-1/2" Bright White facers - Black foam 48"x96" Exterior Grade; 60"x120"
2" Bright White facers - Black foam  48"x96" Exterior Grade; 60"x120"
3/16" Bright White & Black facers - Black foam 48"x96"; 60"x120"
3/8" Bright White & Black facers - Black foam 48"x96"; 60"x120"
1/2" Bright White & Black facers - Black foam 48"x96"; 60"x120"
3/4" Bright White & Black facers - Black foam 48"x96"; 60"x120"
1" Bright White & Black facers - Black foam 48"x96"; 60"x120"
1-1/2" Bright White & Black facers - Black foam 48"x96"; 60"x120"
2" Bright White & Black facers - Black foam 48"x96"; 60"x120"
3/16" Black facers - Black foam 48"x96"; 60"x120"
3/8" Black facers - Black foam 48"x96"; 60"x120"
1/2" Black facers - Black foam 48"x96"; 60"x120"
3/4" Black facers - Black foam 48"x96"; 60"x120"
1" Black facers - Black foam 48"x96"; 60"x120"
1-1/2" Black facers - Black foam 48"x96"; 60"x120"
2" Black facers - Black foam 48"x96"; 60"x120"
3/16" Natural facers - White foam 48"x96"; 60"x120"
3/8" Natural facers - White foam 48"x96"; 60"x120"
1/2" Natural facers - White foam 48"x96"; 60"x120"
3/4" Natural facers - White foam 48"x96"; 60"x120"
1" Natural facers - White foam 48"x96"; 60"x120"
1-1/2" Natural facers - White foam 48"x96"; 60"x120"
2" Natural facers - White foam 48"x96"; 60"x120"

Downloads

3AC Application Guide All Products

PDF 383KB 11/25/2013 

3AC Fabrication Guide All Products

PDF 437KB 11/25/2013 

3AC Product Master Poster All Products

PDF 185KB 11/25/2013 

Gator® Fabrication Manual

PDF 1256KB 11/25/2013 

Gator® Product Sheet

PDF 550KB 11/25/2013 

Case Histories

Eagle-Inspired Public Artwork Takes Flight With Gatorfoam Graphic Display Board

Not unlike its artistic inspiration, community spirits soared at the June 7 unveiling of the new “Eagles in Flight” public artwork in Pitt Meadows, British Columbia, as part of the city’s 2014 Pitt Meadows Day and Centennial celebration. The cubed-shaped mural installed in the city’s Harris Road Park is a collaborative effort of Pitt Meadows’ resident and internationally recognized artist Brad Dinwoodie and community residents.

Graphic Display USA How To: Painting Gatorfoam

Gatorfoam needs no special preparation before priming or painting. The surface should be clean and free of any oil or contaminates. If the surface has become lightly soiled or scratched, it may be hand sanded with silicon carbide dry paper 180 grit or finer. After sanding, be sure to clean surface well to remove any dust particles. For optimum results, the surface should be sealed with a good primer.

FIT Creates Reusable Display System With Gatorfoam Board

As one of New York City’s largest and most well-known design schools, the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) – a State University of New York college of art, business, design and technology – is known for its high-profile public exhibitions.

GATORFOAM® Help CSI Printing & Graphics Sprout Intricately Routed Tree Display

When it comes to creating stand-up displays, Composition Systems Inc. (CSI) turns to durable-yet-lightweight Gatorfoam graphic display board. Gatorfoam was CSI’s substrate of choice when it recently created a unique stand-up "tree" display to promote its own services at a company open house.

Gatorfoam Helps Mobile Whimsy Cards' Booth Circle the Competition

Introduced in January 2012, Lawrence’s hand-assembled greeting card line officially was launched at the 2012 National Stationery Show held May 20-23, 2012, at the Javits Center in New York, where Mobile Whimsy was named a finalist in the show’s “Best New Product” competition.

GATORFOAM® Helps Fabricator Scare Up Toy-Fair Traffic with Monster-Sized Action Figure Display

Creating a monster-sized display to promote sales of Disney/Pixar’s “Monsters University” movie-themed action figures at the 2013 American International Toy Fair in New York earlier this year didn’t scare fabricators at New-York based Underground Visuals, Inc. They knew they could count on Gatorfoam®, the original heavy-duty foam board.

GATORFOAM® Mounted Children's Artwork Supports Fresh Artists’ Kid-centric Philanthropy

Fresh Artists, a nonprofit organization based in Philadelphia, was founded with the unique goal of teaching children to become philanthropists by donating their artwork for corporate display and, in return, garnering contributions to purchase art supplies for severely underfunded public schools. High-resolution reproductions of selected children’s artwork are mounted on Gatorfoam and displayed in the offices of large corporations and community organizations across the country.