Technical Details and Core Comparisons - 

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FIRE PERFORMANCE

  XFLAM MINERAL
WOOL
EPS (Polyfoam)

Insurer approved

 

Factory Mutual

(FM Approval)

Yes
FM 4880 Interiors Walls and Ceilings

FM 4881 Exteriors

FM 4471 Roofing

Yes

Yes


(Will  depend on risk assessment and refrigeration system.)

AS 1530.4
Fire rating of elements

The structural element i.e the first element requires specific engineering.

Wall 100mm     - /120/30

Wall 250mm     -/120/115

Ceiling 100mm -/60/30

Wall 100mm      - /60/60

Wall 100mm     - /240/0

Flame barrier
NZBC C/AS1-AS7 C/VM2

Yes

Not required.
(Not a foamed plastic)

Yes

ISO 9705
Time to Flashover
Group 1-S Group 1
(Non-Combustible)
Group 1* & 2-S
SMOGRA
SMOkeGrowthRAte
2.2 NA 3.8
Toxicity Very Low Low Low
* Specific construction system required.

ENGINEERING DETAILS
  XFLAM MINERAL
WOOL
EPS (Polyfoam)
Water absorption W/ V% Very low NA Very low 4
Crushing/compressive
strength to 10% deformation
156kPa 60kPa 85kPa
Cross breaking strength 240kPa NA 186kPa
Thermal Control. (See Table 4) Best Good Better
Recyclable Yes Reusable Yes
Workability Excellent. No requirement for protection. Protective clothing and dust masks recommended. Excellent. No requirement for protection.
Span capabilities of panel. (See Table 6) Best Good Better
Acoustics of panel 25 STC 30 STC 22 STC
Friability ASTM C-421 2.4 NA 2.9



NOMINAL WEIGHTS (kg/m2)

  XFLAM MINERAL
WOOL
EPS (Polyfoam)
50mm 12.7 15.8 11.6
75mm 13.7 18.3 12
100mm 14.6 20.8 12.3
150mm 16.5 25.8 13.1
200mm 18.4 NA 13.9
250mm 20.3 NA 14.7

THERMAL RESISTANCE (R Value at 15oc)

  XFLAM MINERAL
WOOL
EPS (Polyfoam)
50mm 1.61 1.20 1.31
75mm 2.42 1.83 1.96
100mm 3.22 2.44 2.62
150mm 4.84 3.66 3.92
200mm 6.45 NA 5.23
250mm 8.06 NA 6.54

 

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