Division 7 Ebook Page 127 FireSpan Curtain Wall Insulation

PRODUCT DATA SHEET Thermafiber FireSpan 90 & FireSpan 40 Mineral Wool Insulation Description Thermafiber FireSpan products are designed to provide enhanced fire protection in curtain wall and perimeter fire containment systems. These products are non-combustible, moisture-resistant, non-corrosive, non-deteriorating, mildew- resistant and vermin-resistant. Its natural dark color provides shadowing in glass spandrels. FireSpan 40 & 90 insulations provide thermal insulation, fire containment, enhanced acoustical performance, and vapor control in many different UL and Intertek (formerly OPL) listed fire containment assemblies of 1, 2, and 3-hr ratings. Standards, Codes Compliance ASTM C 665 Type I, III (Class A, Category 1) ASTM C 612 FireSpan 40 Type IA, IB, II, III, IVA ASTM C 612 FireSpan 90 Type IA, IB, II, III, IVA ASTM E 136 Non-combustible as defined per NFPA Standard 220 CAN/ULC S114 Complies ASTM E 96 Unfaced, 50 Perms as tested ASTM E 96 Foil Faced, 0.02 Perms as tested ASTM C 1104 Sorption less than 1% by volume ASTM C 356 Linear Shrinkage <2% @ 1200 F (650 C) ASTM C 356 Flame Spread 0, Smoke Developed 0 Curtain wall products are approved by: New York City Board of Standards & Appeals - (under BSA 214-73-SM & accepted by MEA-209-82, Vol. II). Also, MEA-189-93-M and MEA-190-93-M. Product Options FireSpan 40, 2" or greater thickness, is available with a vapor retarding foil facing. FireSpan 90, 1" or greater thickness, is available with a vapor retarding foil facing. Recycled Content Options 1,2 : EPA Choice Fiber (US Government Buildings) ............................Minimum 75% Standard Fiber .....................................................................70% 1. Recycled content options other than standard must be specified at time of order. Technical Data Tested to ASTM E 84 Tested to ASTM C 518 Unfaced Foil Faced Nominal Density "k" @ 75 [24C] BTU.in/hr .sq. ft. F "R" value per inch of thickness*** Flame Spread Smoke Developed Flame Spread Smoke Developed FireSpan 40 4.0 pcf 0.23 4.3 0 0 25 0 FireSpan 90 8.0 pcf 0.23 4.3 0 0 25 0 ***R = thickness divided by 'k' Perimeter Fire Containment Tests Per ASTM E 2307 FireSpan insulation is the insulation for perimeter fire containment. Thermafiber, Inc. has performed decades of testing in all of the containment systems listed below. Aluminum Spandrel Curtain Wall Fire Containment Steel Stud-Framed/Gypsum Sheathing Curtain Wall Fire Containment Glass Spandrel Curtain Wall Fire Containment Granite Spandrel Curtain Wall Fire Containment Precast Concrete Spandrel For more complete test information, see UL and Intertek (formerly OPL) Directories. For a full listing of containment systems visit www.thermafiber.com and click on Fire Rated Assemblies. For additional job specific details and accessory materials necessary to complete the Perimeter Fire Containment System, please refer to UL design listing. 3 Underwriters Laboratories (UL) Designs, Fire Resistance Directory, UL. 333 Pfingsten Road, Northbrook, IL 60062. See Owens Corning publication "Enclosure Solutions Perimeter Fire Containment System E2307 Curtain Wall Technical Bulletin" (Pub. No. 10020920) for more information. Installation FireSpan products should be mechanically attached to horizontal and vertical mullions with architect approved insulation fasteners. Reinforce FireSpan insulation on the outer insulation surface at the safing line. Typical reinforcement members include hat channels, "L" angles, and "T" bars. Thermafiber Inc.'s patented Impasse system is designed to quickly and easily mechanically attach FireSpan insulation to curtain wall systems. Availability Thickness* Widths** Lengths** FireSpan 40 2" - 7" 24", 36", 72" 48", 60", 72" FireSpan 90 1" - 7" 24", 36", 72" 48", 60", 72" Tolerances +" , - " " +", - " ** Thicknesses are available in " increments. ** Custom sizes are available upon request. Thermafiber Insolutions Thermafiber Insolutions offers industry leading technical and engineering assistance to architects, specifiers, and contractors. These services include CAD drawings, engineering judgments, LEED Credit Information, and product recommendations. Contact our technical services department at 1-888-834-2371 or email ThermafiberInsolutions@owenscorning.com.

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