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Insulati o n

Third Issue November 2015

See overleaf for applicable countries

Kingspan FM Duct Insulation


DUCT INSULATION FOR RECTANGULAR, CIRCULAR AND
FLAT OVAL / BUILDING SERVICES DUCTWORK

Premium performance rigid


thermoset phenolic insulation
thermal conductivity as low
as 0.020 W/m.K
FM approved to Class 1 fire
rating Class Number 4924
Class 0 fire rating
Negligible smoke obscuration
Unaffected by air infiltration
Resistant to the passage of
water vapour
Easy to handle and install
Ideal for new build and
refurbishment
Nondeleterious material
Manufactured with a blowing
agent that has zero ODP and
low GWP
Approved by the State of
Qatar Ministry of Interior
General Admin of Civil Defense

Low Energy
Low Carbon Buildings
FM Duct Insulation
Description Product Data
Kingspan Kooltherm FM Duct Insulation comprises a
Property Result
premium performance fibre-free rigid thermoset phenolic
insulation core, faced on one side (external face) with a General
25.4 micron / 1 mil aluminium vapour barrier foil, and faced on Product Thickness Refer to Kingspan Insulation for
the other side (internal face) with a glass tissue based facing. current stock and non-stock sizes
Both facings are autohesively bonded to the Board Length (mm) 1200
Board Width (mm) 600
insulation core during manufacture.
Density 35 Kg/m3
(BS EN 1602: 2013)
General Compressive Strength Typically exceeds 120 kPa
Resistance to Solvents, Fungi & Rodents (BS EN 13166: 2008) @ 10% compression
The insulation core is resistant to shortterm contact with Thermal
petrol and with most dilute acids, alkalis and mineral oils. Thermal Conductivity
 0.020 W/m.K at 23C mean
However, it is recommended that any spills be cleaned off fully (ASTM C 518) temperature 
before the boards are installed. Ensure that safe methods of Fire & Smoke
cleaning are used, as recommended by suppliers of the spilt Kingspan Kooltherm FM Duct Insulation, and its rigid thermoset
liquid. The insulation core is not resistant to some solvent insulation core, are Class 0, as defined by the Building Regulations
based adhesive systems, particularly those containing methyl in England.
ethyl ketone. Adhesives containing such solvents should not Surface Burning Flame Spread Index (FSI) of 25
Characteristics Smoke Developed Index (SDI)
be used in association with this product. Damaged boards or
ASTM E84 13a (UL 723) of 50 Class 1/A
boards that have been in contact with harsh solvents or acids UBC 26-3: 1997 (Uniform Pass
should not be used. Building Code Standard:
Room Fire Test Method for
Cutting
interior of Foam Plastic Systems)
Cutting should be carried out either by using a fine toothed Smoke Obscuration Insulation core achieves < 5%
saw, or by scoring with a sharp knife, snapping the board over (BS 5111-1: 1974) (negligible smoke obscuration)
a straight edge and then cutting the facing on the other side.
Ensure accurate trimming to achieve closebutting joints and FM Certification
continuity of insulation.
Kingspan Kooltherm FM Duct Insulation
Packaging and Storage (thicknesses up to, and including, 120 mm)
The polyethylene packaging of Kingspan Insulation products, is certified as achieving Class 1 Fire Rating
which is recyclable, should not be considered adequate for to FM research standards 4880: 2005. For
outdoor protection. Ideally, boards should be stored inside a further details please contact the Kingspan Insulation Technical
building. If, however, outside storage cannot be avoided, then Service Department or alternatively search for Kingspan
the boards should be stacked clear of the ground and covered Insulation on www.approvalguide.com.
with an opaque polythene sheet or weatherproof tarpaulin. Kingspan Insulation reserves the right to amend product specifications without prior notice.
Boards that have been allowed to get wet should not be used. The information contained in the document is given in good faith and applies to the uses
described. Recommendations for use should be verified as to the suitability and compliance
Health and Safety with actual requirements, specifications and any applicable laws and regulations. Kingspan
Insulation recommends using the Technical Advice service.
Kingspan Insulation products are chemically inert and safe
to use. A Safety Information Data Sheet for this product is
available from the Kingspan Insulation website.
Please note that the reflective surfaces on this product are designed to enhance its thermal
performance. As such, they will reflect light as well as heat, including ultraviolet light.
Therefore, if this product is being installed during very bright or sunny weather, it is advisable
to wear UV protective sunglasses or goggles, and if the skin is exposed for a significant period
of time, to protect the bare skin with a UV block sun cream.
The reflective facings used on this product can be slippery when wet. Therefore, it is
recommended that any excess material should be contained to avoid a slip hazard.
Warning do not stand on or otherwise support your weight on this product unless it is fully
supported by a load bearing surface.

Standards & Approvals


Kingspan Kooltherm FM Duct Insulation is manufactured
to the highest standards under a management system certified Kingspan Insulation LLC
to ISO 9001: 2008, ISO 14001: 2004 and BS OHSAS P.O. Box 113826, Dubai Investment Park 2, Dubai, U.A.E.
18001: 2007 Tel: +971 4 889 1000 Fax: +971 4 883 8515
info@kingspaninsulation.ae
Kingspan Kooltherm FM Duct Insulation is approved for
use by the State of Qatar Ministry of Interior General Admin
www.kingspaninsulation.com
of Civil Defense. Countries comprise: all of Africa except South Africa & Lesotho; South and Central America except Mexico;
the Caribbean; the Middle East and Asia as far north and east as (and including) Turkey, Georgia, Azerbaijan,
Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, Nepal, Bhutan and Bangladesh.
TM Kingspan, Kooltherm, and the Lion Device are Trademarks of the Kingspan Group plc