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Fome-Cor® Board is the industry's leading paper-faced foam board for more than 40 years.  It is comprised of extruded polystyrene foam with clay-coated white or kraft black paper facers. Made In USA.

  • The original graphic arts foam board with a great reputation for performance
  • Perfect for die cutting and provides a compressed edge that stays closed
  • Quick service on cut-to-size orders, including large sheets up to 8' x 10'
  • Uniquely embossable for 3-D effect displays
  • Cuts easily and cleanly, even by hand
  • Extremely lightweight
  • Well-suited for screen printing or digital direct print applications
**Black paper facers are not clay-coated and NOT recommended for screen printing or digital direct print applications
 

Flammability Characteristics

  • Combustible

Recommended Applications

  • P-O-P Displays Short-term application life
  • Exhibits & Kiosks Short-term application life
  • Framing Long-term application life
  • Signage - Interior Short-term application life

Recommended Fabrications

  • Mounting
  • Digital Printing
  • Screen Printing
  • Painting Do not expose core to solvent-based paints
  • Knife Cutting
  • Die Cut/Punch
  • Embossing
Gauges and Colors Stock Sheet Sizes
1/8" White clay-coated facers - White foam 32"x40"; 40"x60"; 48"x96"
3/16" White clay-coated facers - White foam 20"x30"; 24"x36"; 30"x40"; 30"x42"; 32"x40";
3/8" White clay-coated facers - White foam 48"x96"
3/16" White clay-coated facers - Black foam 40"x60"; 48"x96"
3/16" White clay-coated & Black facers - Varied foam Special cuts available; minimum quantities apply
3/16" Black facers - Black foam 32"x40"; 40"x60"; 48"x96"
3/8" Black facers - Black foam Special cuts available; minimum quantities apply
NEW! 1/2" White clay-coated facers - White foam 48"x96", 48"x120", 60"x96",60"x120", Custom Cuts
NEW! 1/2" Black kraft facers - Black foam 48"x96"
Fome-Cor® SDS

Fome-Cor® SDS

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Product Sheet - Fome-Cor®

Product Sheet - Fome-Cor®

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Fabrication Manual - Fome-Cor®

Fabrication Manual - Fome-Cor®

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Fome-Cor Bright White Wins 2014 Readers’ Choice Top Product Award

Our Fome-Cor Bright White was chosen as a winner for the 2014 Wide-Format Imaging Top Products Award in the Rigid Substrate Category. "The 2014 Wide-Format Imaging Top Products Award winners include products that have caused the most excitement in the industry and have been a valuable asset to sign and graphic businesses over the last year."

3A's Rigid-Substrates Help Create Large-Format Graphic Displays

PhotoWorksGroup, Inc., a large-format graphic solutions provider based in Charlottesville, Va., has been creating large-format graphics, exhibits, displays and signs for museums, universities, healthcare institutions, manufacturers and corporations for nearly 30 years.

Stenciled Art Journal Features Gatorfoam And Fome-Cor Board-Book Pages

Artist Mary Beth Shaw, of Wildwood, Mo., wears any number of professional hats from mixed-media painter to author and nationally recognized workshop instructor. But, she may best be known these days as "StencilGirl" in reference to her role as founder of StencilGirl Products.

Doodling on Fome-Cor Board Helps Adults Get Creativity Flowing

For all former pint-sized Picassos who got in trouble for doodling during class and who've grown up to be drawn to drawing during business meetings, the non-profit Chesterfield Arts organization of Chesterfield, Mo., has news you'll want to hear: Doodling is good for you.

FOME-CORŽ BOARD Now Available in Half-inch Thickness For Added Dimensionality, Rigidity in Displays

3A Composites USA is pleased to announce that original Fome-CorŽ graphic display board now is available in the ˝-inch thickness. Fome-Cor board in the ˝-inch thickness allows graphic designers to add more dimensionality and rigidity to short-term point-of-purchase displays, interior signage, and exhibits and kiosks. Fome-Cor board can be die-cut producing a permanently closed compressed edge and can be embossed to create three-dimensional effects.

FOME-CORŽ Bright White for Printing Vibrant Graphics to be Introduced at 2013 SGIA Expo

3A Composites USA is pleased to announce that Fome-CorŽ graphic display board now is offered with the brightest whitest surface available to create graphics that pop in direct digital-printing and screen-printing applications. Fome-Cor Bright White is ideal for direct printing point-of-purchase displays, interior signage, and exhibits and kiosks as well as for mounting printed graphics.

Joint Effort to Raise Statue of Liberty Repeated in Replica

The Statue of Liberty, officially named Liberty Enlightening the World, has become one of the world's most recognized and beloved architectural icons since its dedication Oct. 28, 1886, on Liberty Island in New York Harbor. Standing 305 feet 1 inch from the ground to the top of her torch, the Statue of Liberty serves as a welcome to all.

New FOME-CORŽ My Tray(TM) Exhibited at 2005 TREX Show

NEW YORK - My tray(TM), a unique appetizer/cocktail tray that allows partygoers to neatly eat, drink, mingle and network while standing, was exhibited today at 3A Composites USA's Booth No. 755 at the 2005 Total Retail Experience (TREX) in New York Dec. 7-8. My tray, introduced earlier this year by my tray, llc, of Mt. Laurel, N.J., is constructed from lightweight, rigid Fome-CorŽ graphic display board by 3A Composites USA.

FOME-CORŽ Board Helps my tray(TM) Provide Neat Networking Solution

My tray(TM), a unique appetizer/cocktail tray that allows partygoers to neatly eat, drink, mingle and network while standing, has been introduced by my tray, llc, of Middlebury, Conn. My tray is constructed from lightweight, rigid Fome-CorŽ graphic display board by 3A Composites USA.

Decor Transports Adults Back to Childhood

What does it take to set the scene for a wild childlike rumpus in a jungle filled with the not-too-scary monsters created by the imagination of Maurice Sendak, award-winning author of children's book-classic "Where the Wild Things Are"?

FOME-CORŽ Artist’s Palette

Graphic designers rely on their imaginations to envision projects full of shape, dimension and color. But turning that creative vision into reality requires knowledge about the capabilities of a mix of media as well as fabrication techniques.

Exhibitors Wow Trade Show Crowds

Trade show booth designers have relied on GatorfoamŽ, the original heavy-duty graphic arts board, for years as a lightweight, durable substrate for creating reusable exhibit pieces that may be transported cost-effectively from show to show.
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