What is Insultex™?
Insultex is a semi-crystalline, closed cell foam in which the cells are totally evacuated. This implies that the cells are small vacuum enclosures, stacked one on top of the other. At present, we understand that a vacuum is the best insulator, better than aerogels and better than NIMs (nano insulation materials) such as HSNSs (hollow silica nano spheres). The low-pressure space guarantees a high quality vacuum: therefore, it does not require much Insultex with respect to gauge to produce a respectable R-value. Moreover, through third party testing with gas chromatography and mass spectrometry vapor analysis and gas pyenometry, we have confirmed our creation.
The semi-rigid structure keeps the walls from collapsing and displays very good memory and, thereby, recovery when compressed. Therefore, the more evacuated cells we stack, the better the insulation. Insultex resists heat transfer. It is important to note that Insultex is an evolutionary as well as revolutionary product that uses ASTM C518, modified method, in which a 0.75 inch air gap is employed on both sides of the target material. Insultex is recyclable and a cost-effective way of saving energy, in new construction and retrofit.
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Insultex is a three-dimensional substance consisting of millions of evacuated cells, which produces millions of dead-ends impacting the conduction of thermal energy.
The Testing Apparatus is an ASTM-C518-Modified. The Apparatus is MODIFIED to the ASTM protocol.
The ultimate insulator is a vacuum - Insultex has proven vacuum technology. Insultex is made up of closed EVACUATED CELLS which makes it INSULATIVE.
R-6 Test Results
The R-6 Test Results are performed by an INDEPENDENT CERTIFIED LABORATORY that tested Insultex House Wrap for INSULATION VALUE.
As a home builder, I need to add a water vapor barrier to protect my structures. It’s a no-brainer to add an R-Value in the same process.
New building codes were going to cause me to have to redesign the way I build. Using Insultex House Wrap® now allows me to meet required insulation values by simply applying the house wrap.
The energy savings that my customers will realize has made it their preferred insulated house wrap, hands down!
Recently, we experienced a hailstorm that required the complete re-siding of our home. At that time we decided to use Insultex House Wrap because of its R-3 value rating. Since its installation, we have seen a reduction in heating and air conditioning costs and believe the wrap also has reduced the annoyance of outside noise. Thank you Innovative Designs, Inc.
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