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Smithers-Oasis BIO FOAM as a packaging Material

“Happy Birthday - Ma” My kids like to make crafty stuff for all of us in the family.  This was…

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filtration system

Viva La Fish

This is the second and final installment of testing foam in aquariums as the filtration media. To recap what is…

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Smithers-Oasis Carving Foam with Mr. Cohen at the Rhode Island School of Design

A while back we received a request for a quote on a sheet of foam for “carving.” We receive a…

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What is Phenolic Foam – Physical Characteristics and Unique Attributes

100% Plastic Deformation – The foam does not bounce back.  This attribute makes the foam great for the following applications;…

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addition of pu foam

Addition of Poly Urethane foam to the Smithers Oasis product portfolio

As mentioned in the previous blog post, we have acquired some new researchers to our organization with a different chemical…

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sky is the limit

Sky is the limit for our Engineers

You may have noticed a new section in our applications tab called “Sky is the Limit”.  The reason is quite…

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More Rock Climbing Sculptures from Dmitry in the Ukraine.

Looks like the theme to the next rock climbing wall will be a playful “Under the Sea” motif. We asked…

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Smithers Oasis Engineered Products’ QMS Implementation

We manufacture temperature-controlled tertiary packaging solutions for the biggest names in the cold chain industry, both food and pharmaceuticals.  Our…

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locomotive bumpers

Train Locomotive Bumpers and Pedestrian Safety

Did you know it takes a freight train, travelling at full speed, over 1 kilometer to come to a complete…

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Dmitry and 3-D Foam Vultures

Every so often we hear from our friend in the Ukraine.  Over the holidays he was taking some of the…

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T and Climbzone Sahara II Story

Just before the holidays we at Smithers Oasis Engineered Products were asked to sell some more Sahara II foam to…

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craft foam

Craft Foam Decoration at the Father Daughter Dance

A while back my wife was part of the planning committee for the Father Daughter Dance.  She was trying to…

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dog amputee

Puppy Prosthetic

Prosthetics are a growing technology that allow those with missing limbs to continue to live their lives normally. Prosthetic limbs…

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Educational Applications of Smithers Oasis Engineered Products – Collaboration with Kent Roosevelt High School

This fall, 2016 semester Smithers Oasis Engineered Products worked with the educators and students at Kent Roosevelt High School (KRHS)…

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scenic foam

Applications of Smithers Oasis Engineered Products – Foam in making theater props Scenic Arts Projects

We love getting feedback from our customers! We received some recently from a sculptor that is working with our high…

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Aquarium Filtration using Smithers Oasis Engineered Product

We have had several inquiries asking if we can use our foam in aquariums. Questions regarding using foam in filtration…

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climbing foam

South Carolina – Capital Climbing

The company started as a hobby making small scale rock climbing molds from foam purchased at Walmart and Michael’s.  The…

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International Rock Climbing Foam Carving

Late this past summer we sold a sample box containing 12 different types of foam to a client overseas.  The…

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Applications of Smithers Oasis Engineered Products – Foam around the house

The following phrase coined by Maslow known as - Maslow's hammer is, "if all you have is a hammer, everything…

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expression with foam

Allowing People to Express Themselves Through Foam

This summer the sculpture and installation artists; Lili Huston-Herterich, Nadia Belerique, and Laurie Kang created an interactive exhibition that incorporated…

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egg competition foam

Egg Drop Competition – Science Engineering Technology and Mathematics (STEM) Project

Looking for a winning design for the Egg Drop competition at your school, academy, or college? Let Smithers Oasis Engineered…

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foam for space

Coolest Idea of the Week for Smithers Oasis Engineered Products – Foam to be used in space to grow vegetables

When I was a kid I always wanted to be a pilot and fly around the world or even outer…

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university of akron

University of Akron – Smithers Absorbent Foam Test

Dr. George G. Chase, Professor Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of Akron tested the properties of…

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Grower Foam – Grow Lettuce

Lettuce is a surprisingly easy crop to grow indoors. It has a short-term but plentiful yield and only requires minimal…

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Clean-Up Quick and Easy

1) To contain and surround the spill, pour Smithers Absorbent to form a dike to protect sewers, drains and other…

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Smithers Oasis Engineered Products – Creativity

Art is a way of showcasing one’s creativity. Smithers Dry Foam is being use in artwork to create many thing.…

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Floralife, a division of Smithers-Oasis

For 75 years, FloraLife has been solving the postharvest care and handling needs of the cut flower industry. We support…

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Reduce or eliminate in-store watering

Proven to increase the retail shelf life of 4.5” and 6” potted plants without watering by up to 150%, OASIS®…

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Fun Sculpture Foam

And why would you use foam instead of wood or other sculpting materials? Above all,foam is fast. We can create…

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Horticube XL Top 10 Facts

Oasis Grower Solutions have worked on improving its products. Last year Horticube XL launch into the market. Here are Horticube…

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