Rigid Foamed Materials – Metal

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Pros:

  • Ultralightweight (70-95% air)
  • Can handle tension or compression
  • Rigid
  • Porous – can hold substrate/botanicals
  • Can be translucent

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Cons:

  • Can only be produced in industrial settings
  • Mold-able only in industrial settings
  • Costly (would require sponsorship)

Resources:

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