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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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Are there any height limitations for Rockwool?

Are there any height limitations for Rockwool?

No, there aren't any height limitations when using Rockwool. With exceptional fire performance Rockwool is complaint for use as insulation in buildings over 10 metres tall. Meaning it is useful as fa├žade insulation in commercial and multi storey buildings.

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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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What is the Hybrid Warm Roof System?

What is the Hybrid Warm Roof System?

Combining ROCKWOOL HardRock and IKO Enertherm insulation boards, the system provides unrivalled fire performance and excellent mechanical strength. Meeting requirements and regulation needs. it provides high R values and compression strength.

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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. 
  • Has a melting point in excess of 1260 degrees C.  
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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

Installed on Foundation Precinct

Installed on Foundation Precinct

Installed on Foundation Precinct

Installed on Foundation Precinct

Installed on Foundation Precinct

Installed on Foundation Precinct

Rockwool with Exterior Brick cladding

Rockwool with Exterior Brick cladding

Product Comparison Table

  Thermal Properties

Fire Performance (EN 13509-1)

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

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* to **

*

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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