Division 7 Ebook Page 541 FOAMULARŪ XPS Insulation Resisting Water Absorption (Comparing Types of Rigid Foam Plastic Insulation)

Technical Bulletin FOAMULAR Extruded Polystrene Insulation Resisting Water Absorption, the Key for High Performance Foam Plastic Rigid Insulation References: 1. ASTM C578-06, Standard Specification for Rigid, Cellular Polystyrene Thermal Insulation; ASTM International, 100 Barr Harbor Drive, PO Box C700, West Conshohocken, PA 19428-2959 2. ASTM C272, Test Method for Water Absorption of Core Materials for Structural Sandwich Constructions; ASTM International, 100 Barr Harbor Drive, PO Box C700, West Conshohocken, PA 19428-2959 3. ASTM C1289-06, Standard Specification for Faced Rigid Cellular Polyisocyanurate Thermal Insulation Board; ASTM International, 100 Barr Harbor Drive, PO Box C700, West Conshohocken, PA 19428-2959 4. ASTM C209, Test Methods for Cellulosic Fiber Insulating Board; ASTM International, 100 Barr Harbor Drive, PO Box C700, West Conshohocken, PA 19428-2959 5. New Wetting Curves for Common Roof Insulations, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory, April 1991 6. ASHRAE Fundamentals Handbook, 2005; page 25.4, Table 3, Thermal Resistances of Plane Air Spaces, Footnote b; American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air- Conditioning Engineers, 1791 Tullie Circle, N.E., Atlanta, GA 30329 7. CAN-ULC-S770-03, Standard Test Method for Determination of Long-Term Thermal Resistance of Closed Cell Thermal Insulating Foams; Underwriters Laboratories of Canada, 7 Underwriters Road Toronto ON M1R 3B4 8. Testing LTTR, Testing Reveals the LTTR Method May be Over-Reporting Results, by Mark S. Graham; Professional Roofing, January 2006, National Roofing Contractors Association,, 10255 W. Higgins Road Suite 600, Rosemont, IL 60018-5607 9. WUFI-ORNL/IBP (Wrme Und Feuchte Instationr); a menu-driven PC program which allows realistic calculation of the transient coupled one- dimensional heat and moisture transport in multi-layer building components exposed to natural weather. It is based on the newest findings regarding vapor diffusion and liquid transport in building materials and has been validated by detailed comparison with measurements obtained in the laboratory and on outdoor testing fields; Oak Ridge National Laboratories, Oak Ridge TN.

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