There are significant changes underway in the supply of Styrofoam the market leading extruded polystyrene. During 2018 Dow Chemical will cease the manufacture of blue Styrofoam and replace with a new improved product called Xenergy Styrofoam. This product will be grey in colour and offer the same mechanical properties but will provide improved thermal performance. The process of winding down stocks of blue Styrofoam is already underway with some grades already exhausted such as RTM, these will be supplied in the new improved grade of Xenergy. Other grades will be phased in over coming months. Full technical data sheets on the new improved product are available to download here and here.
Styrocladeco upstand board is designed to withstand extreme climatic and working conditions and offers excellent impact resistance. It has a smooth grey surface and requires no finishing.
- Reduces cold bridging on parapets and upstands
- Integral impact / weather resistant facing and dimensionally stable
- Long term high performance insulation
- Self-finished and requires no decoration
- Easy to cut and lightweight to handle, enabling speedy dry installation
- 56mm board achieves a Thermal Resistance of 1.70 m2K/W
We offer a range of Styrocladeco options to meet building regulations, including thermal performance requirements and fire standards.
Styrocladeco is a factory bonded composite comprising 6mm Cembrit MP and Styrofoam. Cembrit Multi Purpose is a high-density fibre-cement board designed to withstand extreme climatic and working conditions. It offers excellent impact resistance, with a smooth grey surface and requires no finishing. Cembrit MP is fire rated as Class A1 to EN 13501-1:2007
Styrofoam is a blue extruded polystyrene and combines low thermal conductivity and high resistance to moisture to ensure permanent long-term insulation. Styrofoam is extruded with the use of a blowing agent. Styrocladeco uses A-grade foam which is extruded using carbon dioxide as the blowing agent. The ODP and GWP of the carbon dioxide blowing agent are Zero and One respectively.
Styrocladeco is available in a standard panel size of 1200mm x 600mm x 56mm (overall thickness). Other panel thicknesses are manufactured to order.