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Filcor EPS

Filcor EPS

Cordek Ltd

Expanded polystyrene blocks / sheets suitable for use as a lightweight structural fill or void former. The product has a number of variables including length, depth, width and compressive strength.

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Application

The procedure for installing Filcor sheets/ blocks is straightforward but the following points should be adhered to:

  • Filcor should be positioned on a firm level surface, with joints between individual sheets/ blocks, staggered where possible.
  • If the depth of Filcor required exceeds the maximum individual sheet/block depth of 1200 mm, then further layers can be added to achieve the total depth required. It is suggested that each layer is installed perpendicular to the previous one in order to distribute load as equally as possible.
  • Where there is a requirement to cut the Filcor sheets/ blocks, this can be carried out using a fine toothed saw, or alternatively a hot wire cutter: consult manufacturer for hire service details.

Further information on the procedure for installing Filcor is provided in the Installation Guide, available for download from the manufacturer's website.

Description

The versatility of Filcor means that any shape, size or profile can be manufactured with relatively short lead times. In addition, a range of materials of increasing compressive strengths are available to meet the loading requirements of the application, whilst also providing the most cost effective solution. It is available in a range of grades to meet the requirements of BS EN 13163: 2012.


Features and benefits:

  • A range of compressive strengths available.
  • Lightweight and easy to handle.
  • Available as standard sheets or blocks.
  • Can be profiled to customer requirements.
  • Provides a high degree of insulation.
  • Flame retardant (FR) properties.

General information

Color

White

Material

Polystyrene

Expanded polystyrene (EPS).

Shape

Rectangle

Size

2400 x 1200 mm

Uniclass 2015

Pr_25_71_63_26 Expanded polystyrene (EPS) boardsPrimary

CAWS

D41/110 Timber crib walls

D41/120 Precast reinforced concrete crib walls

D41/210 Gabions

D41/215 Trapions

D41/230 Bastions

D41/310 Drystack interlocking masonry

D41/410 Precast reinforced concrete stem walls

E20/200 Proprietary underslab insulation

E20/30 Underslab insulation

E20/380 Void formers

Specification data - Expanded polystyrene (EPS) boards Enhanced data

Standard

To BS EN 13163:2012.

Fire performance

Euroclass E (Flame Retardant).

Compressive strength (minimum) at 10% compression

20 kPa at 1% compression, 70 kPa at 10% compression.

45 kPa at 1% compression, 100 kPa at 10% compression.

70 kPa at 1% compression, 150 kPa at 10% compression.

90 kPa at 1% compression, 200 kPa at 10% compression.

100 kPa at 1% compression, 250 kPa at 10% compression.

120 kPa at 1% compression, 300 kPa at 10% compression.

140 kPa at 1% compression, 350 kPa at 10% compression.

160 kPa at 1% compression, 400 kPa at 10% compression.

190 kPa at 1% compression, 500 kPa at 10% compression.

Thermal conductivity (maximum)

0.038 +W/mK.

0.036 +W/mK.

0.035 +W/mK.

0.034 +W/mK.

0.033 +W/mK.

Thickness

25 mm (minimum) to 1200 mm (maximum).

Cross breaking strength

115 kPa, shear strength: 55 kPa.

150 kPa, shear strength: 75 kPa.

200 kPa, shear strength: 100 kPa.

250 kPa, shear strength: 125 kPa.

350 kPa, shear strength: 170 kPa.

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Nominal density

15 kg/m³.

20 kg/m³.

25 kg/m³.

30 kg/m³.

35 kg/m³.

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Colour

White.

Material:

Expanded polystyrene (EPS).

Form

Standard sheets or blocks. Bespoke sizes available on request.

Dimensions

2440 x 1200 x 1200 mm.

Can also be supplied with bespoke dimensions/ profiles upon request.

Environmental information

Country of product manufacture

United Kingdom

Recyclability

Expanded polystyrene (EPS) can be recycled.

Digital objects

Platform Compatible Version Certified to
IFC

IFC2X3

2

1.3
Revit

Revit 2016

5

2.0
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Literature

Cordek Filcor Data Sheet

Cordek Filcor Data Sheet

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