Moosgummi, is the term "foam rubber" in German. Starting from Germany, the EVA foam sheet is generally adopted as handicraft material in Europe. The word "Moosgummi" is used for this item in Germany and Switzerland. This word has become a common name of EVA foam in Germany, Switzerland and some other countries.
Original EVA foam material are mainly produced in two forms: blocks and tubes. Suppliers of EVA foam blocks usually slice the blocks into custom thicknesses called EVA foam sheets.
Traditional EVA foam material is mainly used for shoe insoles, sport goods, mats for karate, taekwondo, yoga, martial art exercises, and machinery cushion. With highly improved manufacturing process and new chemical formula, higher grade of EVA foam materials comply with EN 71 and ASTM F963 safety standards are available. Most of these new materials are used for toys, educational and handicraft items.