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Why Kingspan Kooltherm K15?

Kingspan Kooltherm K15 Cladding Board is a premium performance rigid thermoset phenolic insulation faced on both sides with a low emissivity composite foil.

Kingspan Kooltherm K15 Cladding Board can be used within insulated cladding facades.

Kooltherm insulation has a fibre-free and closed cell insulation core, which has been manufactured with zero Ozone Depletion Potential and low Global Warming Potential.
  • Excellent thermal performance
  • Fibre-free core
  • Zero ODP & low GWP
  • Exceptional fire performance: successfully tested in differing façade systems to BS 8414–1: 2002 & BS 8414–2: 2005, in accordance with the performance criteria set out in BR 135, and to NFPA 285: 2012       

Product information

Product Data
Testing and Compliance
Management Standards
Fire and Smoke Performance
Environmental Data
U-values
Specification
Sustainability

Product Data

Property Value
Board Size 1.2 x 2.4 m
Facings Low emissivity composite foil
Core Premium performance fibre-free rigid thermoset phenolic insulant manufactured with a blowing agent that has zero Ozone Depletion Potential (ODP) and low Global Warming Potential (GWP).

Build-up Description

External Facing  NFPA 285: 2012
Brickwork (Min. 92mm) With a 50 mm max. cavity, 25 mm-120 mm Kingspan KoolthermTM K15 Cladding Board, Min. 12.7 mm Exterior grade gypsum board, Min. 92 mm steel studs @ max. 610 mm centres, Min. 16mm Interior gypsum board.
Concrete (Min. 50mm)
Concrete Masonry Units (CMU (Min.50mm)
Stonework* (Min. 50mm)
Terracotta Cladding* (Min. 50mm)
Stucco (Exterior render) (Min. 19mm)
Alucobond A2 Aluminium Cladding Panel (4mm)
Dry Design Wall Panel System (2 mm)
Swisspearl Carat Fiber Cement Panel (8 mm)

Testing and Compliance

 Test Standard Result
Thermal Conductivity (λ-Value) ​ ASTM C 518 0.020 W/m.K
Density BS EN 1602: 2013 35 kg/m3
Compressive Strength BS EN 826: 1996 100 Kpa @ 10% compression
Cell Gas Analysis N/A CFC/HCFC-free
Dubai Central Laboratory (DCL) N/A Approved

Management Standard

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

Fire Performance

 Test Standard Result

Fire Performance of External Cladding Systems 

NFPA 285

Various Façade Systems

Fire Performance of External Cladding Systems  BS 8414-1 & BS 8414-2 Successfully tested in differing façade systems in accordance with the performance criteria set out in BR 135 
Surface Burning Characteristics (Insulation Core) UL 723 Flame Spread Index of 25
Smoke Developed Index (SDI) of 50
Class 1/A
Surface Burning Characteristics ASTM E 84 Flame Spread Index of 25
Smoke Developed Index (SDI) of 50
Class 1/A

Environmental Data

Standard Result
Green Guide Rating A+
BES 6001 Excellent

U-value Reference Table

U–values for Various Thicknesses of Kingspan Kooltherm K15 Cladding Board behind a cladding system on a 200 mm Concrete Block Wall
Insulant Thickness (mm) U−values (W/m2.K)
30 0.53
35 0.48
40 0.44
45 0.40
50 0.38
55 0.35
60 0.33
65 0.31
70 0.30
80 0.27
85 0.26
90 0.25
95 0.24
100 0.23

Kingspan Kooltherm K15 Cladding Board should be described in specifications as:

The external wall insulation shall be Kingspan Kooltherm K15 Cladding Board ____ mm thick: comprising a fibre–free premium performance rigid thermoset phenolic insulation core faced on both sides with a low emissivity composite foil. The Insulation core shall be 90% (or greater) closed cell structure. The product shall be manufactured: with a blowing agent that has zero Ozone Depletion Potential (ODP) and low Global Warming Potential (GWP); under a management system certified to ISO 9001: 2015, ISO 14001: 2015, BS / I.S. OHSAS 18001: 2007 and ISO 50001: 2011; by Kingspan Insulation and installed in accordance with the instructions issued by them.
 
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