What is a Styrofoam cup made of?

Answer A Styrofoam cup is made of a clear plastic polymer called polystyrene. The foamed polystyrene has a chemical compound that helps insulate the liquid within the cup. Polystyrene is also used to ins... Read More »

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What are Styrofoam cups made of?

Styrofoam cups are made from a plastic material known as polystyrene. The main chemical component of polystyrene is styrene. Polystyrene is used to make Styrofoam cups because of its insular qualit... Read More »

What is styrofoam?

Answer Styrofoam is a trademark name for POLYSTYRENE THERMAL ISULATION material. it can be used as building materials, pipe isulation, floral and craft products.

What does Styrofoam contain?

Styrofoam, or blown polystyrene, is composed of benzine, styrene, ethylene and blowing agents (chlorofluorocarbons and hydrochlorofluorocarbons). Styrofoam is a trademark name for polystyrene. The ... Read More »

Why is Styrofoam bad?

Styrofoam is a trademarked brand of expanded polystyrene foam, which Dow Chemical Company developed. Since its rise to popularity in the 1970s, many people have condemned the use of expanded polyst... Read More »