KAPA® plast (Lightweight foam boards)

Double-sided white lightweight foam board with moisture-repellent surfaces of coated cardboard for direct printing, display purposes and visual communication.
Moisture resistant | Easy to cut | High stability

3.0 mm
5.0 mm
10.0 mm
15.0 mm
Stock format
700 x 1000 mm
1400 x 1000 mm
1400 x 3000 mm
1530 x 3050 mm
6 boards
8 boards
9 boards
12 boards
16 boards
18 boards
20 boards
24 boards
40 boards
FSC certification
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KAPA® plast (Lightweight foam boards)
Lightweight foam boards with bright white core for direct printing!

Sandwich panels with moisture-repellent, FSC®-certified outer layers of plastic-coated cellulose cardboard and a panel core of light grey rigid polyurethane (PUR) foam. Alternatively KAPA® plast is also available with white foamKAPA® plast White Core.


In addition to foil applications, the lightweight foam panels are also suitable as a base panel (back plate) for design work in model making, trade fair construction and stage set construction. Furthermore, the panels can be used for advertising signs and as a decoupling panel for 3D presentation solutions such as logos and lettering. The surfaces can be wiped off and are often used as a pin board in schools and museums, for example.

Further processing:

KAPA® plast is ideally suited to digital direct printing and screen printing. Due to the primer finish of the bright white top layers, excellent ink adhesion and surface tension is achieved. The high degree of whiteness also ensures a brilliant and vivid printed image. Thanks to its coated surfaces KAPA® plast can be used for outdoor advertising for a limited time (approx. 1-2 days). If the edges are protected e.g. by profile strips, they can be used a little longer. KAPA® plast lightweight boards are ideal for further processing: Simple cutting (with a cutter/knife or digital cutting plotter) enables creative free forms.

(Special) sizes and freeforms:

As a leading KAPA distributor we offer the entire KAPA plast range in many thicknesses and sizes.
We are happy to cut individual (special) sizes such as 1400 x 1500 or 1400 x 2000 mm and freeforms according to your specifications: cutting service.

Further features:

  • The cover layers are water-resistant and can be processed with standard adhesives and paints
  • The foam core shows no water absorption, only in the cut cells
  • The foam is resistant to almost all solvents and adhesives (for adhesives containing toluene, carry out tests beforehand)
  • Service temperature continuous Td = -20 to 100°C; short-term Tk = up to 130°C
  • pH value: 7.95 (acid-free)
  • Meets the following standards: DIN ISO 9001:2008, DIN ISO 14001:2004 and BS OHSAS 18001:2007
All information is based on the current technical knowledge and experience of the manufacturer. It is to be regarded as advisory and therefore not legally binding.


KAPA® product information (PDF file)

KAPA® plast (Lightweight foam boards)


3.0 mm, 5.0 mm, 10.0 mm, 15.0 mm


730 g/m², 825 g/m², 1050 g/m², 1240 g/m²

Stock format:

700 x 1000 mm, 1400 x 1000 mm, 1400 x 2000 mm, 1400 x 3000 mm, 1530 x 3050 mm

Type of Material :

Lightweight foam board, Sandwich board


Cardboard, Coated




Polyurethane foam (bright), Grey

Printing processes:

Digital printing, Large format digital printing, Screen printing

Further processing:

Cutting, Laminating

Application/range of use:

Decorations, Displays POS/POP, Exhibition stand construction/shopfitting, Figurines, Hanging signs, Model making, Posters, Shop window design, Signs, Stands

Special features:

Acid-free, Low weight, Moisture repellent, pH-neutral




3A Composites



Here is an overview of the grammages, thicknesses and formats we have in stock.
Special formats and/or special thicknesses are possible on request.

Grammage (g/m²) Thickness (mm) Available formats (mm)
730 3 700 x 1000 1000 x 1400 - - - -
825 5 700 x 1000 1.000 x 1400 - 1400 x 3000 1530 x 3050 2030 x 3050
1050 10 700 x 1000 1000 x 1400 - 1400 x 3000 1530 x 3050 -
1240 15 700 x 1000 1000 x 1400 1400 x 2000 1400 x 3000 - -


Cutting pads / desk pads with cm divisons for safe and precise cutting of paper, cardboard and lightweight foam boards
Professional cutter with extremely sharp blades and sturdy handle for the cutting table, the studio and further processing of cardboard, lightweight foamboards, etc.
Dispersion glue with strong adhesive power for cardboard, paperboard and more.


Double-sided bright white direct printing board with moisture repellent surfaces and high stability for display purposes and visual communication.
White lacquered, flame retardant and moisture resistant lightweight foam board for advertising displays, visual communication and industrial applications.
Colored lightweight foam boards with glossy and homogeneous surfaces in black/grey for decorations, presentations and model making.
Extra dimensionally stable, both sides white lightweight foam board with aluminum-reinforced surfaces for large-format laminations of digital prints and photos.
Lightweight and stable sandwich boards for laminating photos and prints, POS displays and model making. Easy to cut (cutting knife / cutter).
Double sided bright white lightweight foam boards with bright white core for digital printing, screen printing and laminating purposes.
Self-adhesive lightweight foam board with excellent flatness and high adhesive strength for lamination of large format digital prints, photos, cards and posters.
Both sides deep black or bright white lightweight foam boards with color-matching core for creative work, presentation & model making.