Water-Permeable Underfloor Insulation

Kingspan AIR-CELL Permifloor is an underfloor insulation innovation designed specifically for suspended framed floor applications delivering a 2-in-1 insulation and moisture management solution.

Kingspan AIR-CELL Permifloor is manufactured with a patented closed-cell, cross-linked foam structure sandwiched by highly reflective foil surfaces and perforated with tiny, evenly-spaced holes. These perforations allow water and vapour to permeate through preventing moisture that can often collect under flooring when using conventional underfloor insulation systems.

500 mm wide pre-cut version is also available for a perfect fit between joists (Kingspan AIR-CELL Permifloor 500).

  • Australian made
  • 2-in-1 insulation and moisture management solution
  • Rodent and insect resistant
  • CodeMark-certified for BCA compliance

Product Information

  AIR-CELL Permifloor® AIR-CELL Permifloor® 500
Emittance Reflective: E0.03
Anti-glare: E0.05
Roll size 1350 mm x 33.33 m (45 m2) 2 x 500 mm x 30 m (30 m2)
Product thickness 4 mm
Roll diameter 420 mm
Roll weigth 9.5 kg 6.4 kg
Max span 2.4m without support mesh
Product R-value R0.12

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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 technical@kingspaninsulation.com.au, 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.
Air-Cell Permifloor suspended framed floor render

System R-value

  Material R-value  Heat Flow In (Summer)  Heat Flow Out (Winter)
Unenclosed sub-floor R0.15  RT1.2  RT1.9
Enclosed sub-floor R0.15 RT1.9  RT3.3

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Suspended Framed Floor - Kingspan AIR-CELL Permifloor 500

The underfloor insulation fixed between the floor joists shall be water-permeable, CodeMark-certified Kingspan AIR-CELL Permifloor 500 fibre-free, thermo reflective insulation, comprising a closed-cell foam structure sandwiched with an anti-glare foil facing on one side and a plain foil facing on the other side manufactured by Kingspan Insulation, and shall be installed in accordance with the instructions issued by them. A Project Specific Warranty provided by Kingspan Insulation must be submitted.

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Suspended Framed Floor - Kingspan AIR-CELL Permifloor 

The underfloor insulation fixed on the floor frame shall be water-permeable, CodeMark-certified Kingspan AIR-CELL Permifloor  fibre-free, thermo reflective insulation, comprising a closed-cell foam structure sandwiched with an anti-glare foil facing on one side and a plain foil facing on the other side, and shall be installed in accordance with the instructions issued by them. A Project Specific Warranty provided by Kingspan Insulation must be submitted.

Specify with: koolspec logo NatSpec logo

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 50 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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Suspended Framed Floors (over bearers)

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Suspended Framed Floors (between joists)

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Suspended Framed Floors - Retrofit (between joists)

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Suspended Framed Floors - Retrofit (to underside of joists)

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PDF Format

CAD PDF - Suspended Framed Floors Between Joists

CAD PDF - Suspended Framed Floors Over Bearers

DWG Format

CAD DWG - Suspended Framed Floor Between Joists

CAD DWG - Suspended Framed Floor Over Bearers

MSDS - AIR-CELL Foam Range

Management Standards

Standard Management System
ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management
ISO 14001:2004 Environmental Management


Manufacturing Specifications

Characteristic Test Method / Standard Specification
Flammability Index AS 1530.2 ≤ 5
Material Thermal Resistance ASTM C518 0.12 m²·K/W
Emittance ASTM E408 Reflective Face E0.03
Anti-Glare Face E0.05
Duty Rating (Burst Force) AS 3706.4 1.1 kN - equivalent to Extra Heavy Duty
Vapour Barrier ASTM E96 Medium Resistance
Shrinkage AS/NZS 4201.3 <0.5%
Dry Delamination AS/NSZ 4201.1 Pass
Wet Delamination AS/NSZ 4201.2 Pass
Water Barrier AS/NSZ 4201.4 Unclassified
Water Absorbency AS/NSZ 4201.6 Unclassified
Corrosion Resistance AS/NZS 4859.1 Appendix I Pass


Environmental Data Table

Recycled Content Approximately 3%
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
Processing Greenhouse Gas Emissions No Greenhouse Gas Emissions 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
Transport Distribution policy incorporating the principles of ISO 14001
Embodied Energy 43 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 info@kingspaninsulation.com.au.

Head Office

266 Beringarra Avenue, Malaga

Western Australia

6090

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