What is Thermafiber used for?

Thermafiber® UltraBatt™ mineral wool insulation is specifically designed to reduce heat transfer from the outside of the home to the inside of the home by providing a high thermal resistance (R-value) for exterior walls, floors and ceilings and will further enhance noise control.

What is the R-value of Thermafiber?

3.7 – 4.2 per inch
The R-value of Thermafiber® mineral wool insulation ranges from 3.7 – 4.2 per inch of thickness. It is available in multiple thicknesses, densities, and various facings by product type. Reflected by its R-value, mineral wool’s insulating performance is achieved by its densely packed fibers.

Does Thermafiber Safb have an R-value?

Product: Thermafiber FireSpan 90 Insulation. a. R-Value: 4.3 per inch.

What is Safb in construction?

Thermafiber® SAFB™ (Sound Attenuation Fire Blankets) are mineral wool insulation batts designed to provide sound control and fire protection within a variety of UL® fire-rated wall designs and floor-ceiling assemblies.

Is mineral wool the same as rockwool?

Mineral wool uses mineral waste residue as raw material, rock wool use basalt as raw material. Mineral wool has cheaper making cost, so the price is cheaper. Rock wool has higher quality at the same with higher price. So if using the thermal insulation material, mineral wool is a better choice.

Does thermafiber have fiberglass?

Mineral wool, which is also commonly called rock wool, comes in easy-to-install batts, similar to fiberglass. But instead of being composed of fluffy glass fibers, rock wool is made from volcanic rock, primarily basalt.

What is the highest R-value insulation?

USA Premium Foam® has the highest R-Value in its class. Our proprietary USA Premium Foam Insulation has a superior R-Value of 5.1 per inch, which is 35% higher than any retrofit stud wall application. In fact, it’s the highest on the market.

Is mineral wool the same as Rockwool?

What is R-value of Rockwool?

3.0 to 3.3 per inch
According to the U.S Department of Energy, fibreglass offers an R-value of 2.2 to 2.7 per inch, while Rockwool has an R-value of 3.0 to 3.3 per inch.

What does Safb mean?


Acronym Definition
SAFB Shaw Air Force Base (South Carolina)
SAFB Sir Alexander Fleming Building (UK)
SAFB Sound Attenuation Fire Batt (insulation)
SAFB Schilling Air Force Base (Salina, KS)

What is SAB insulation?

Sound Attenuation Batts (SABs) are lightweight, flexible fiber glass insulation batts. They are designed to deliver noise control in metal stud wall cavities of interior partitions.

Is Rockwool safe?

It’s Not Healthy To Be Around. Not only is rockwool unfriendly to the environment – it’s also potentially harmful to your health. New blocks can contain a lot of dust and loose fibers that can get in your eyes, mouth, skin and lungs.

What is Thermafiber SAFB and what does it do?

Thermafiber SAFB (Acoustical Fire Batt) is a noncombustible, lightweight batt insulation product designed specifically for application in wall/floor systems where acoustical performance and fire resistance are the primary concerns. There are no reviews yet. Your email address will not be published.

What kind of insulation is used in Thermafiber fire blankets?

Thermafiber®SAFB™(Sound Attenuation Fire Blankets) are mineral wool batts designed to provide acoustical control and fire protection in many different UL®fire-rated wall and floor-ceiling assemblies. These products are non-combustible, moisture-resistant, non-corrosive, non- deteriorating, mildew-resistant and vermin-resistant.

What are the services of the Thermafiber insolutions?

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.

Is the Thermafiber fire and Sound Guard are value?

Hello Jeannie, Thermafiber Fire and Sound Guard is an acoustical insulation intended for use on interior walls. The Fire and Sound Guard does not have a R-value assigned to it. Thank you for your inquiry! is there a formaldehyde warning on this insulation?