Users' questions

What type of insulation is kingspan Kooltherm?

What type of insulation is kingspan Kooltherm?

Phenolic insulation board
Kingspan Kooltherm is a market-leading premium high performance Phenolic insulation board. Suitable for roofs, walls, floors and systems.

What is kingspan Kooltherm made of?

The product is made from phenolic foam, which is one substance that can be used as the core of an insulating panel.

Is kingspan a Kooltherm PIR?

Kingspan Kooltherm Insulation Kingspan Kooltherm is an efficient yet thin and premium insulation material. The U-Value of Kingspan Kooltherm is 0.018 W/m.K with a thermal resistance that is unrivalled by any Phenolic or PIR insulation boards.

What is kingspan Kooltherm used for?

Premium performance floor insulation Manufactured with a blowing agent that has zero ODP and low GWP, it is used to insulate beam and block, concrete and timber floors.

Is Kooltherm phenolic insulation?

The Kingspan Kooltherm K-range comprises the thinnest commonly used insulation products for any specific U-value. With a fibre-free rigid thermoset phenolic core, and a thermal conductivity of 0.018 – 0.023 W/mK, these are the most thermally efficient insulation products commonly used.

What is Kooltherm made from?

The Kingspan Kooltherm range comprises the thinnest commonly used insulation products for any specific U-value. With a fibre-free rigid thermoset phenolic core, and a thermal conductivity of 0.018 – 0.023 W/m·K, these are the most thermally efficient insulation products commonly used.

Is Kingspan toxic?

We believe that cladding systems that incorporate our products, and that have been successfully tested to BS8414, are safe for use on buildings over 18 metres, where permitted, for example in offices in England & Wales.

Is Kingspan Kooltherm flammable?

Kingspan thermoset insulation products (such as Kingspan QuadCore®, Kingspan Kooltherm® and Kingspan Therma®) are ‘combustible’. This classification is arrived at based on testing of small product samples through the Euroclass System.

Is Kingspan Kooltherm fire resistant?

Assemblies featuring Kingspan thermoset insulation products (including Kingspan Kooltherm®, Kingspan Therma®, Kingspan TEK® and Kingspan Kooltherm Cavity Closer) perform very well in fire resistance tests and can outperform equivalent constructions featuring non-combustible synthetic mineral fibre insulation.

Does it matter if Kingspan gets wet?

Glassfiber insulation is made from strands of glass fiber and temporarily loses its thermal resistance when it gets wet. However, if it can dry out and has not become compacted, it will retain its insulating properties. Wet insulation in a closed wall cavity will usually not rapidly dry out.

What is Kooltherm made of?

50mm Kingspan Kooltherm K15 Rainscreen Board consists of a rigid thermoset modified resin insulation core, covered with low emissivity composite foil on both sides and manufactured. The board is very easy to cut and shape by using a saw or a sharp knife.