A Reputation for Performance

Mounting made easier

FOME-COR HEAT-ACTIVATED simplifies the mounting process by eliminating the need to apply any hot melt tissue stock or other forms of adhesive to the surface before mounting. Activated with low-heat settings, this lightweight foam board is an ideal solution for any projects requiring high-quality mounting results.

Material Composition

FOME-COR HEAT-ACTIVATED is comprised of extruded polystyrene foam with clay-coated paper facers, one of which is covered with a heat-activated adhesive. Made in the USA.



Advantages with FOME-COR® HEAT-ACTIVATED


  • Eliminates the need for hot melt tissue stock
  • Adhesive is activated with low temperature settings for a quick, damage free mount
  • Can be used on a heated-mechanical or vacuum dry-mount press, or with a heated roller laminator
  • Perfect for die cutting with a compressed edge that stays closed
  • Uniquely embossable for 3-dimensional effects
  • Cuts easily and cleanly, even by hand
  • Extremely light weight
  • Good dimensional stability
  • Quick service on cut-to-size orders, including large sheets up to 8’x10’


Recommended Applications

Below are some of the more common applications for which FOME-COR® HEAT-ACTIVATED provides a solution. While these are frequent uses for our material, we love to see the unique applications designers & artists come up with!

  • POP / POS Displays Short-term application life
  • Exhibits & Kiosks Short-term application life
  • Interior Signage & Displays Short-term application life
  • Framing Short-term application life
  • Hanging Signage Short-term application life
  • Window Displays Short-term application life
  • Promotional Campaigns Short-term application life

Recommended Fabrication Methods

Thanks to over 40 years of manufacturing experience, we are able to provide general fabrication guidelines and best practices that have been successful with our materials.”

  • Mounting
  • Painting Do not expose core to solvent-based paints
  • Knife Cutting
  • Die Cut/Punch
  • Embossing

Gauges, Colors & Sheet Sizes


Gauges and Colors Stock Sheet Sizes
3/16” - White Clay-Coated Paper Facers – White Foam 24“x36”; 32”x40”; 40”x60”; 48” x 96”

Downloads


3A Product Brochure

3A Product Brochure

 06/01/2020 
Product Sheet - FOME-COR® Collection

Product Sheet - FOME-COR® Collection

PDF 10/20/2019 
3A Composites Product Master (Monster Guide)

3A Composites Product Master (Monster Guide)

PDF 02/13/2018 
Application Guide

Application Guide

PDF 10/20/2019 
Fabrication

Fabrication "Quick Guide"

PDF 10/20/2019 
Fabrication Guide - FOME-COR®

Fabrication Guide - FOME-COR®

PDF 10/20/2019 
FOME-COR® SDS

FOME-COR® SDS

PDF 03/16/2018 

Videos


Graphic Display USA: Corporate Image Branding From the Inside Out

Graphic Display USA: Corporate Image Branding From the Inside Out

At 3A Composites USA, we recognize that corporate identity is essential to communicating and developing a brand image. As the industry leader for both interior rigid substrates and exterior cladding, our vast versatile product lines are the materials of choice for corporate identity.  

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