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Application

  • Warm roofing systems.
  • Green roofs, parking decks.
  • Roof decks.
  • Ventilated façades.
  • Indoor insulation.
  • Floor insulation in industrial environment.
  • Ground and perimeter insulation.

Description

Foamglas® is a high-quality thermal insulation material manufactured primarily from recycled glass (>60%) and natural raw materials.

Applications:

  • Warm roofing systems.
  • Green roofs, parking decks.
  • Roof decks.
  • Ventilated façades.
  • Indoor insulation.
  • Floor insulation in industrial environment.
  • Ground and perimeter insulation.

Benefits:

  • Waterproof, consisting of closed cell cellular glass. Does not absorb any moisture and does not swell.
  • Cannot rot and is pest-proof because it is inorganic.
  • High compressive strength even with long-term loads due to its cell geometry without deformation.
  • A1 non-combustible (to BS EN 13501), consisting of pure glass. In the event of fire, does not develop smoke or toxic gases.
  • Vapour-tight, consisting of hermetically sealed glass cells. Constant thermal insulation value over decades. Prevents the penetration of radon.
  • Dimensionally stable; neither shrinks nor swells. No warping, buckling or creep. Low coefficient of expansion, nearly equal to that of steel and concrete.
  • Resistant to organic solvents and acids because it consists of pure glass.
  • Free of environmentally damaging flame-retardants, protection agents, propellants and consists of over 60 % of high value recycling glass. Only regenerative electricity is used in the manufacturing process.

General information
Specification data
Product Reference

Foamglas® PC® Perisave Base Block

Universal base element for use in Passivhaus construction.

Foamglas® PC® Perisave Marginal Stop

Marginal stop in concrete construction. Fulfils requirements according to the Passivhaus standard.

Foamglas® Ready Block T4+

Green Guide Rating: A.

Thickness

40–180 mm; consult manufacturer and insert requirements.

Standard product features

Thermal conductivity:

  • Foamglas® PC® Perisave Base Block: ≤0.038 W/m²K.
  • Foamglas® PC® Perisave Marginal Stop: ≤0.038 W/m²K.
  • Foamglas® Ready Block T4+: ≤0.041 W/m²K.

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Technical characteristics:

  • Composition: Pure glass with a high percentage of recycled glass, inorganic and without binding agent additions.
  • Applicable limit temperatures: -260 to +430 °C.
  • Melting point (cf. DIN 4102-17): >1000 °C.
  • Water absorption: 0 (aside from the surfaces in the area of the attached cells).
  • Biological influences: Resistant against microbes as well as against rodent and piercing animals, insects/ vermin.
  • Water vapour diffusion resistance figure: μ = ∞.
  • Capillarity and hygroscopicity: None.
  • Fire behaviour (BS EN 13501-1): A1.
  • Dimensional stability: Does not swell and shrink, warp or creep.
  • Airborne sound reduction: 28 dB at 100 mm thickness (in the mid range frequency area).

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