Kooltherm K12 Framing board

Kooltherm K12 Framing Board insulation product wedge

Insulation for Use Behind Wall Lining and Framed Walls

Kingspan Kooltherm K12 Framing Board is a super high performance, fibre-free rigid thermoset phenolic insulation, faced on both sides with a low emissivity composite foil, autohesively bonded to the insulation core during manufacture. This reflective surface improves the thermal resistance of any cavity adjacent to the board.

Kingspan Kooltherm K12 Framing Board is manufactured without the use of CFCs/HCFCs and has zero Ozone Depletion Potential (ODP) and low Global Warming Potential (GWP).

  • Made in Australia
  • CodeMark-certified for BCA compliance
  • Suitable for timber frame and steel frame wall constructions
  • Compliant with AS/NZS 4859.1

Product Information

Product Data Table
Specification Guide
Installation Instructions
CAD Drawings
Testing and Data Table
Thermal Conductivity (λ-Value) 0.021 W/m·K (Insulant Thickness 25-44 mm)
Emittance (Foil face) E0.06
Product Dimensions 2400 mm x 1200 mm (2.88 m2)
Please note that product dimensions have changed from previously 2270 mm x 1200 mm (2.72 m2)
Product Thickness 25, 30, 40, 50 mm
Other thicknesses available upon enquiry. Minimum order quantities apply

Assumption and Key

The R-values shown are Total R-values for the building element as required by the Energy Provisions of the Building Code of Australia. Kingspan Kooltherm products are manufactured, tested and packaged in conformance with AS/NZS 4859.1.

The contribution of the product Total R-values depends on installation and environmental conditions. 

Product R-values

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Concrete Wall (150 mm) / Block Wall (140 mm)

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Brick Veneer Wall (External Side of Frame)

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Steel / Timber-Framed Wall (External Side of Frame)

View System R-value

Kooltherm K12 Framing Board Model Specification

You can also download the comprehensive model specification here.

Handling & Storage

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Concrete Wall (Clip/Channel System)

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Brick Veneer Wall (External Side of Frame)

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Steel / Timber-Framed Wall (External Side of Frame)

View Installation Instructions

PDF Format

CAD PDF - Brick Veneer Wall_Kooltherm K12

CAD PDF - Concrete Wall_Kooltherm K12

CAD PDF - Masonry Block Wall_Kooltherm K12

CAD PDF - Steel Framed Wall_Kooltherm K12

CAD PDF - Timber Framed Wall_Kooltherm K12

DWG Format

CAD DWG - Brick Veneer Wall_Kooltherm K12

CAD DWG - Concrete Wall_Kooltherm K12

CAD DWG - Masonry Block Wall_Kooltherm K12

CAD DWG - Steel Framed Wall_Kooltherm K12

CAD DWG - Timber Framed Wall_Kooltherm K12

Management Standards

Standard Management System
ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management
ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management
OHSAS 18001:2007 Health and Safety Management
ISO 50001:2011 Energy Management

Product Testing

Characteristic Standard Result
Compressive Strength BS / I.S. EN 826:1996 Typically exceeds 100 kPa at 10%  compression
Water Vapour Resistance BS EN 12086:1997 / I.S. EN 12086:1998 > 100 MN·s/g

Fire Performance

Test Test Method Result
Flame Spread
Heat Release
Smoke Release
AS 1530.3  9/0/1/3
Fire Propagation
Surface Spread of Flame
BS 476 Part 6
BS 476 Part 7
Class 0* (in accordance with the Building Regulations in England, Wales and Northern Ireland)
* Applies only to the Kingspan Kooltherm insulation core.

Environmental Data Table

Aspect Characteristic
Recyclability Non-contaminated insulation site waste is recyclable, but there are currently no facilities in Australia to process returned material
Re-usability Re-usable if removed with care (long term of service expected)
Water Use No water used in Kingspan Insulation's manufacturing process
Blowing Agent Global Warming Potential (GWP) Manufactured with a blowing agent that has low GWP
Blowing Agent Ozone Depletion Potential (ODP) Manufactured with a CFC/HCFC-free blowing agent that has zero ODP
Packaging Contains 0% recycled product
Polythene wrap and EPS skids 100% recyclable

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Kingspan Insulation operates Australia wide. Contact us to find your local State Representative. For any enquiries, call 1300 247 235 or send an email to info@kingspaninsulation.com.au.

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