23 Feb, 2017

Residential Cavity Wall Insulation (CWI)

Cavity Wall Insulation

 

Cavity Wall Insulation is composed of fine, stable and uniformly textured inorganic glass fibers bonded together by non-water soluble and fire-retardant thermosetting and heat resistant resin, and formed into semi-rigid non-combustible and moisture repellent rectangular boards or slabs. It is free from coarse fibers and shot due to its mineral composition.

Facing

Cavity Wall Insulation is available either unfaced with a silicon-based emulsion additive in the wool to make the product water-repellent, or with a factory-applied kraft/asphalt vapour barrier facing or with an Aluminium Foil Fiberglass Reinforced Kraft Paper (FRK) facing.

Standard nominal density

  • 26-27 kg/m3 , 1.6 – 1.7 lb/ft3

Application

AFICO Cavity Wall Insulation is a semi-rigid board intended for use in commercial, institutional, industrial, agricultural and residential construction as thermal and acoustical insulation for interior, exterior and partial or fully cavity wall applications as well as in poultry farms, precast structures, prefabricated houses and new residential villa construction.

Installation Recommendation

AFICO Cavity Wall Insulation products can be easily cut with a knife and neatly fitted into irregularly shaped areas.

For Vertical Applications: AFICO Cavity Wall Insulation can be installed between furring strips or Z channels. For enclosed applications the product can be impaled on impaling pins and/or adhered with adhesives.

For Horizontal Applications: AFICO Cavity Wall Insulation can be installed by the use of impaling pins against horizontal surfaces.

On Masonry Surface: AFICO Cavity Wall Insulation can be installed between withes and on wall faces with impaling pins, mechanical fasteners and/or adhesives.

On Precast Concrete: AFICO Cavity Wall Insulation can be installed using impaling pins and/or appropriate adhesives.