Air-Cell Glareshield Wedge

Product Summary

Australian-made Kingspan AIR-CELL Glareshield is a patented thermo reflective anti-glare insulation.

Kingspan AIR-CELL products are designed to combat heat gain and heat loss in all three forms (radiation, convection and conduction), resulting in thermal performance superior to many conventional insulations.

In addition, Kingspan AIR-CELL Glareshield is non-allergenic, non-irritant and has none of the health and safety warnings associated with using many conventional bulk insulations.

  • Australian Made
  • 3-in-1 Insulation, vapour barrier, and radiant barrier
  • Fibre-free
  • Anti-bacterial and anti-fungal
AIR-CELL Glareshield is a versatile product used in different applications. Please contact us for your requirements. 

Product Information

Product Data Table
Specification Guide
Installation Instructions
CAD Drawings
Testing and Data Table
Product Data 
Product Thickness (nom.) 7 mm
Product R-value at 23oC R0.14 m2.K/W
Roll Diameter (nom.) 440 mm
Roll Weight (nom.) 11 kg
Roll Size 1350 mm x 22.25 m (30 m2)
Reflectance Reflective Face 97%
Anti-Glare Face 95%
Emittance Reflective Face E0.03
Anti-Glare Face E0.05
Max. Span 2.4 m without support mesh

Technical Service

If your construction is different from those specified, and/or to gain a comprehensive R-value calculation and technical information of your project, please consult the Kingspan Insulation Technical Service Department for assistance. Call 1300 247 235 and press "2" to speak with Technical services, email, or use the online contact form.

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 AIR-CELL 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. The R-value will be reduced in the event of the accumulation of dust on the upward facing surfaces and in those cavities that are ventilated.

Residential Tiled Roof - Flat Ceiling

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Residential Tiled Roof - Raked Ceiling

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Residential Metal Roof - Flat Ceiling

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Residential Metal Roof - Raked Ceiling

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Commercial Metal Deck Roof

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General Requirements

  1. Fit Kingspan AIR-CELL neatly around doors, windows, and any penetrations, and tape if necessary to prevent air leakage.
  2. When taping a plastic squeegee or blade must be used to apply appropriate pressure to the tape. Surfaces must be dry and free from dust, oil or grease prior to taping (please refer to brochure ‘Kingspan Insulation Tape’ for further information).
  3. Leave minimum 100 mm clearance around heat producing flues or light fittings (refer to light fitting manufacturer).
The instructions in this document are guidelines only and should be interpreted with consideration for the specific building design. The installation of Kingspan AIR-CELL should be in conformance with the applicable clauses from AS 3999 and AS/NZS 4200.2 unless otherwise specified.
Kingspan AIR-CELL can be damaged by intense heat above 105° C and contact with sparks and flame from blow torches, welders, cutting tools, etc. must be avoided.
The installer must make due provision for safety when installing Kingspan AIR-CELL in any application.

Safety Information

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Handling & Storage

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Residential Tiled Roof

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Residential Metal Roof

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Commercial Metal Deck Roof

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PDF Format

CAD PDF - Commercial Office Metal Roof

CAD PDF - Residential Metal Roof Flat Ceiling_AIR-CELL

CAD PDF - Residential Metal Roof Raked Ceiling_AIR-CELL

CAD PDF - Residential Tiled Roof Flat Ceiling_AIR-CELL

CAD PDF - Residential Tiled Roof Raked Ceiling_AIR-CELL

DWG Format

CAD DWG - Commercial Office Metal Roof

CAD DWG - Residential Metal Roof Flat Ceiling_AIR-CELL

CAD DWG - Residential Metal Roof Raked Ceiling_AIR-CELL

CAD DWG - Residential Tiled Roof Flat Ceiling_AIR-CELL

CAD DWG - Residential Tiled Roof Raked Ceiling_AIR-CELL

PSI - AIR-CELL Bubble Range

Management Standards

Standard Management System
BS / I.S. EN ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management
AS/NZS ISO 14001:2004 Environmental Management

Product Specifications

Test Standard
Product Code WA004
Product Thickness 7 mm 
Bubble Diameter 20 mm
Foil Thickness 6.5 microns
Foil Purity 99.45%
Reflectance Reflective: 97%
Anti-glare: 95%
Emittance Reflective: E0.03
Anti-glare: E0.05
Roll Size 1350 mm x 22.25 m (30 m2)
Roll Diameter 440 mm
Weight 11 kg
Pliability No cracking
Fungi Growth Ability Nil
Shrinkage ≤ 0.5%
Duty (BR) Extra Heavy
Edge Tear Resistance Lateral 551N, Machine 514N
Material Thermal Resistance R0.14

Product Testing

Test Standard Result
Corrosion Resistance AS/NZS 4859.1 Appendix 1 Pass 
Flammability AS 1530.2  Low (Index ≤ 5)
Flame Spread
Heat Release
Smoke Release
AS 1530.3  0 / 0 / 0 / 0- 1
Thermal Resistance ASTMC518 R0.14 
Emittance ASTM-E408 Reflective: E0.03
Anti-glare: E0.05
Vapour Transmission ASTM-E96 Medium 
Dry Delamination AS/NSZ 4201.1 Pass
Wet Delamination AS/NSZ 4201.2 Pass
Shrinkage AS/NSZ 4201.3  0.5%
Water Penetration AS/NSZ 4201.4 High Resistance 
Water Absorbency AS/NSZ 4201.6 Unclassified 
Edge Tear AS 4200.1 6.1. Lateral 551N
Machine 514N
Duty AS 4200.1 Extra Heavy
Burst Force AS 3706.4 1 kN
Impact Resistance AS/NZS 4040.4 (Modified) Pass
Acoustics Bassett Acoustics Report MA0221j02  6 db (A) noise reduction

Environmental Data Table

Recyclability Waste not recyclable. Roll width to suit most applications to minimise site waste
Re-usability Re-usable if removed with care (long term of service expected)
Water Use No water used in Kingspan Insulation's manufacturing process
Ozone Depleting Substances None present in the finish product or in Kingspan Insulation's manufacturing process
Packaging Contains approximately 10% recycled product. Packaging is 100% recyclable
Embodied Energy 47 MJ/m² approximately

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Kingspan Insulation Australia

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

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