Division 7 Ebook Page 520 FOAMULARŪ XPS Insulation ASTM C578 Types & Physical Properties

Technical Bulletin FOAMULAR Extruded Polystyrene (XPS) Insulation ASTM C578-Types and Physical Properties This table outlines the basic physical property requirements of ASTM C578 1 and FOAMULAR XPS insulation compliance. The products are organized, left to right, in ascending compressive strength. For complete details on board types, properties and other quality requirements see the actual ASTM standard. Polystyrene Board Type 2 EPS EPS EPS FOAMULAR 150, XPS EPS FOAMULAR 250, XPS EPS FOAMULAR 400, XPS EPS FOAMULAR 600, XPS EPS FOAMULAR 1000, XPS ASTM C578 Classification Type XI Type I Type VIII Type X Type II Type IV Type IX Type VI Type XIV Type VII Type XV Type V Compressive resistance at yield or 10 % deformation, whichever occurs first (with skins intact) min, psi (kPa) 5.0 (35) 10.0 (69) 13.0 (90) 15.0 (104) 15.0 (104) 25.0 (173) 25.0 (173) 40.0 (276) 40.0 (276) 60.0 (414) 60.0 (414) 100.0 (690) Density, min, lb/ft 3 (kg/m 3 ) 0.70 (12) 0.90 (15) 1.15 (18) 1.30 (21) 1.35 (22) 1.55 (25) 1.80 (29) 2.40 (38) 2.20 (35) 2.85 (46) 3.00 (48) Thermal resistance of 1.00-in. (25.4-mm) thickness, min, hrft 2 F/Btu (Km 2 /W) Mean temperature: 75 2(24 1C) 3.10 (0.55) 3.60 (0.63) 3.80 (0.67) 5.00 (0.88) 4.00 (0.70) 5.00 (0.88) 4.20 (0.74) 5.00 (0.88) 4.20 (0.74) 5.00 (0.88) 4.30 (0.76) 5.00 (0.88) Flexural strength, min, psi (kPa) 10.0 (70) 25.0 (173) 30.0 (208) 40.0 (276) 35.0 (240) 50.0 (345) 50.0 (345) 60.0 (414) 60.0 (414) 75.0 (517) 75.0 (517) 100.0 (690) Water vapor permeance of 1.00-in. (25.4-mm) thickness, max, perm (ng/Pasm 2 ) 5.0 (287) 5.0 (287) 3.5 (201) 1.5 (86) 3.5 (201) 1.5 (86) 2.5 (143) 1.1 (63) 2.5 (143) 1.1 (63) 2.5 (143) 1.1 (63) Water absorption by total immersion, max, volume 4.0 4.0 3.0 0.3 3.0 0.3 2.0 0.3 2.0 0.3 2.0 0.3 1. ASTM C578-10, "Standard Specification for Rigid, Cellular Polystyrene Thermal Insulation"; published by ASTM International, 100 Barr Harbor Drive, PO Box C700, West Conshohocken, PA 19428-2959 2. XPS is extruded polystyrene. EPS is expanded polystyrene, also known as molded polystyrene. OWENS CORNING FOAM INSULATION, LLC ONE OWENS CORNING PARKWAY TOLEDO, OHIO 43659 1-800-GET-PINK www.owenscorning.com Pub. No. 10015702. Printed in U.S.A. September 2011. THE PINK PANTHER & 1964-2011 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. All Rights Reserved. The color PINK is a registered trademark of Owens Corning. 2011 Owens Corning. Disclaimer of Liability Technical information contained herein is furnished without charge or obligation and is given and accepted at recipient's sole risk. Because conditions of use may vary and are beyond our control, Owens Corning makes no representation about, and is not responsible or liable for the accuracy or reliability of data associated with particular uses of any product described herein. Nothing contained in this bulletin shall be considered a recommendation.

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