Kerfkore Company - 10/8/2008
Kerfkore Company Announces New Foamkore-Green
Kerfkore Company, an environmentally friendly manufacturer of patented bendable substrates and lightweight
panel products, is proud to announce its new Foamkore-Green. Foamkore-Green is constructed with a
eucalyptus fiber face and back attached to a lightweight polystyrene core. This panel produces a NAF product
made from reclaimed and recycled materials.
This product incorporates recycled materials into the manufacturing process to help reduce the impact of using
virgin materials. Also polystyrene has no added formaldehyde. Foamkore-Green can contribute to LEED credit
points for MR 4.1, MR 4.2, and EQ 4.4.The LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) green
building rating system is the accepted benchmark for the design, construction and operation of high performance
Foamkore-Green is a lightweight cost-effective alternative to traditional panels that features a polystyrene foam
core and thin face materials. It is ideally suited for a wide range of applications and consists of a balanced
constructed foam board that provides a structural panel with up to 80% reduced weight when compared to
conventional panels of plywood, particleboard and MDF. Panels can weigh as little as 12 oz. per square foot.
Panels can accept a variety of edging options including edge capture, edge insert, outer edge band, edge
banding, and corner post. Panels are laminated with special glue that results in greater moisture resistance.