The original use of EPP was in automotive applications. Its impact absorption properties make this material capable of withstand several impacts without deforming or breaking.
As a result of this, EPP is frequenly used in vehicles for components such as; bumpers, side impact protectors, seat structures, and more of their applications is that EPP is used as packing material.
Another of their applications is that PPE is used as packing material.
EPP contains no hydrocarbons nor volatile organic components nor other items classified as harmful to the environment. Contains no heavy metals and therefore is used without any problems in the automotive industry for the functions mentioned above. Also, taking advantage of its low density,it contributes in weight reduction of vehicles, therefore favors the fuel consumption and environmental emissions reduction.