Kooltherm K15 Rainscreen Board

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Insulation for Use Behind Rainscreen Cladding Systems

Kingspan Kooltherm K15 Rainscreen Board is a super high performance, fibre-free rigid thermoset phenolic insulation, sandwiched between two layers of highly reflective aluminium foil autohesively bonded to the insulation core during manufacture.
  • Suitable for use in rainscreen cladding systems 
  • Ideal for new build and refurbishment 
  • No CFC or HCFC used in manufacture
  • Compliant with AS/NZS 4859.1

Product Information

Product Data table
R-values
Specification Guide
Installation Instructions
Testing and Data Table
Thermal Conductivity (λ-Value) 0.021 W/m·K (Insulant Thickness 25 - 44 mm)
0.020 W/m·K (Insulant Thickness ≥ 45 mm)
Emittance (Foil face) E0.14
Product Dimensions 2270 mm x 1200 mm (2.72 m2)
Product Thickness 40, 50, 60, 70 mm
Other thicknesses available upon enquiry. Minimum order quantities apply

Assumptions & Key

The R-values shown are Total R-values for the building element and are calculated in accordance with AS/NZS 4859.1 and NZS 4214. 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

 Product Thickness  Product R-value
 40 mm  R1.9
 50 mm  R2.5
 60 mm  R3.0
 70 mm  R3.5

System R-values

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Insulated Rainscreen Cladding Systems On Concrete Wall

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Insulated Rainscreen Cladding Systems On Steel Framed Wall

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The wall insulation shall be Kingspan Kooltherm K15 Rainscreen Board ___ mm thick, with a tested smoke obscuration of not more than 100 m2/kg, comprising a CFC/HCFC–free and zero Ozone Depletion Potential (ODP) rigid thermoset phenolic insulation core with composite foil facings on both sides manufactured under a management system certified to BS / I.S.EN ISO 9001:2008, BS / I.S. EN ISO 14001:2004 and BS / I.S.OHSAS 18001:2007 by Kingspan Insulation Limited and shall be installed in accordance with the instructions issued by them.

A Project Specific Warranty provided by Kinspan Insulation must be submitted.
 

Handling & Storage

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Cutting and Taping

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Rainscreen Cladding Systems

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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 Stress AS 2498.3 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
Ignitability
Flame Spread
Heat Release
Smoke Release
AS 1530.3  Spread of Flame Index: 0
Smoke Development: ≤ 3
Flame Propagation (AS 1366) AS 2122.1 Complies
Fire Performance of External Cladding Systems (Test methods for non-load bearing external cladding systems applied to the face  BS 8414 The tested product meets the criteria stated within BRE 135 (Fire performance of external thermal insulation for walls of multi storey buildings) and is therefore acceptable for use above 18 meters in accordance with the Building Regulations/Standards in England and Wales.*

*Fire stopping was provided by a ventilated rainscreen barrier system, comprising nominal 2.5mm thick graphite-based intumescent strip bonded to nominal 0.6 mm thick galvanized streel sheet, and positioned 0.5m and 4m above the fire chamber on both the main face and the wing face


Environmental Data Table

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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