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Rockwool is a mineral wool insulation that provides enhanced acoustic and fire performance. It is suited to a number of applications such as in walls, roofs and underfloor situations.

Where is Rockwool suitable for use?

Where is Rockwool suitable for use?

Rockwool is suited to external walls behind cladding, internal walls, flat roofs, pitched roofs, basement and underfloor applications.

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Is there any height limitations on Rockwool?

Is there any height limitations on Rockwool?

With exceptional fire performance Rockwool is complaint for use as insulation in buildings over 10 metres tall.

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What benefits does Rockwool provide?

What benefits does Rockwool provide?

It performs well in terms of it's acoustic, fire and thermal properties. Rockwool is non-absorbent so ideal insulation behind cladding or a rainscreen.

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System Benefits

  • Exceptional fire performance.
  • Significant acoustic properties.
  • Long lasting thermal performance.
  • Suitable for external insulation with no thermal breaks.
  • May be combined with Enertherm PIR for a Hybrid warm roof.
  • Suited to a multitude of applications.
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Close Up of Rockwool

Close Up of Rockwool

Rockwool being installed on a flat roof

Rockwool being installed on a flat roof

Cutting with a long knife

Cutting with a long knife

Product Comparison Table

  Thermal Properties

Fire Performance (EN 13509-1)

Acoustics (NRC) Density (km/m3) Compressive Strength
(kPa)
Moisture Absorption Recycle / Reuse Renewable
PIR

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* to **

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32 kg/m3

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Rockwool

* to **

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40-140 kg/m3

**

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Hybrid

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-

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Rating system is out of three stars ***

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