Cosplay Pros EVA foam sheets are of the highest quality and are used by the best cosplayers for a reason. Our standard EVA foam comes in a density of 38kg/m3. This means your projects will have a professional final appearance. A smooth dense surface means your flex paints and glues will adhere with ease. Use a heat gun to shape the foam which can be glued, painted, or applied to other materials.
What is EVA foam?
EVA foam also known as Ethylene-Vinyl Acetate foam is a closed cell material that usually comes in large sheets. EVA foam is UV resistant and is often used for hot tub insulation, gym mats, fishing rods, soccer cleats and even biomedical drug delivery devices. EVA is also tear resistant and has fantastic shock absorption properties, just don't go into battle with anyone in your EVA armor! Choose between several sizes that are right for your cosplay projects.
How do I use EVA Foam?
Because of its easily formable nature, EVA foam is simple to work with for cosplayers of all skill levels. The reason craft foam is so popular in the cosplay and prop making community is because it can be used in many different applications. When EVA foam is primed and painted using flexible paints it can look like a variety of materials such as metal, plastic, or even an entirely fictitious space-age materials! The very light weight of EVA foam allows it to be worn all day at comic conventions as armor or various props without being a burden. It's easy to see why cosplayers have taken to this awesome material. To summarize, EVA foam is great as a cosplay foam because it is:
- Comes in various thicknesses and densities
- Easily primed, sanded, and painted.
- Tear resistant
Where to buy EVA foam?
EVA foam is available on the official Cosplay Pros website in many different densities and forms, from triangle dowels to high density sheets used to make heavier armor sets or staffs and various weapons. Our 600mm x 1,500mm (approximately 24"x 60") sheets are available in 2mm, 4mm, 8mm, and 10mm. The 600mm x 600mm (approximately 24"x 24") sheets come in thicknesses of 18mm, 24mm, 36mm, and 48mm.
Available Colors: Black