Frequently Asked Questions.
Check out this page for the most frequently asked questions on Resins Industry or about our hardfoams. We hope you'll find all the info you need here.
Frequently Asked Questions
Here you'll find some of our most asked questions; if yours isn't here, please use the contact form below to get in touch with us.
Where is Resins Industry based?
“Resins Industry is based in The Netherlands”
Although we do have partners across the globe that work with our resins, hardfoams and equipment.
Feel free to contact us with your location and job enquiry, and we can put you in contact with a local dealer.
How long has Resins Industry been filling with hardfoam?
“We have been making resins and hardfoams for almost 40 years”
For an overview of our company’s history, take a look at our group of companies, Aquaresins Technologies’ about page.
There you can learn more about what we can do with our foams, besides filling voids and lifting floors.
What is the density of hardfoam?
“This depends on the situation”
This really depends on the type of hardfoam requested for the job. We can create hardfoam +/- any of the three most popular densities below:
22 kg /m3 for dry foam.
30 kg /m3 for dry foam.
50 kg /m3 for dry foam.
The “RG” stands for “Röhes Gewicht”. This is a German term for “dry weight” that we have been using for over 35 years to define the density and strength of our foams.
How do I know which density I need for my project?
Can I apply the foam underwater?
The setting of our hardfoam is not influenced by the presence of water.
Because of this we can apply the foam in very water rich environments, such as washed out quay walls or voids around leaking sewers, etc.
We can even fill pipelines that are already full with water.
How long does it take for the hardfoam to set?
“Approximately one hour”
For it to set and become sturdy enough to cut or move in blocks it takes approximately one hour. Our foam starts to set as soon as it leaves the foaming gun.
Depending on the job, we can adjust the foam so it sets faster; this is something we regularly do for floor lifting and soil injections.
How fast can the foam be applied?
“As fast as required”
Because we can link our equipment to one another, we’re able to expand our filling rate tremendously. As a result the limits are practically endless.
A single foaming gun will fill at a rate of approximately 18㎥ per hour depending on the applied density.
Per unit we can power up to 4 foaming guns, raising the rate to more than 70㎥ per hour.
If needs be, we can add more units multiplying the rate even further.
However, we only chose to do so if there is a real necessity; for example, when filling a tunnel of 500㎥ that needs to be done in one go.
What is the maximum filling height?
“3-4 meters is a good measure”It is possible to fill way beyond the industry standard of 50cm for concrete based filling products; this is due to our hardfoam’s light weight and strength.The maximum filling height really depends on the chosen density of the hardfoam, but 3-4 meters is a good measure.Feel free to enquire for more information.
Do the hardfoams insulate?
But only when in a dry environment!
If insulation is needed, please contact us and we can put you in touch with one of our insulation experts.
One of Resins Industry’s sister companies, Enveriline, offers insulating hardfoams called Enverifoam XD & Lite.