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Morgan Advanced Ceramics Vacupor® PR-B2-S Porextherm
Categories: Ceramic; Oxide; Silicon Oxide

Material Notes: Vacupor® RP-B2-S is a microporous insulation material which has an extremely low coefficient of thermal conductivity, i.e. with very good insulating properties. Vacupor® RP-B2-S consists of inorganic oxides. The main constituent is fumed silica, the other components are opacifiers for minimizing infrared radiation, and fiber filaments as reinforcing fillers. Vacupor® RP-B2-S is approved by DIBT under the certification number Z-23.11-1662.The approval is valid for construction applications DAD, DAA, DZ and DEO, according to standard DIN 4108-10 and prefabricated façade panels with insulated glass character. Vacupor® RP-B2-S conforms to building material class E (B2). The test of behaviour in case of fire according DIN 4102-1, May 1998, building material class B2; test certificate no. H.3-145/07 and H.3-146/07, was issued by the Forschungsinstitut für Wärmeschutz e.V. München. The core material of Vacupor® RP-B2-S is not flammable and is classified A1 according to DIN ISO EN 13501-1. Vacupor® RP-B2-S is heat sealed in a multilayer vacuum metalised film. The very low internal pressure and the microporous panel core enable it to reach extremely low thermal conductivity values.

Application: Vacupor® RP-B2-S was specially developed for applications in the building,and construction industry where an approval by the building authorities is required. The low density and IR opacifiers contained in these grades greatly reduce the thermal conductivity of Vacupor® RP-B2-S Systems. Due to the single- or double-sided coverage with a rubber protection layer, Vacupor® RP-B2-S is particularly suitable for all kinds of plane linings. The fixing of the insulation is much easier, and the VIPs can be installed without any damage being caused. The fixing of the insulation is ubstantially facilitated, through the possibility of bonding with commercial solvent free adhesives.

Typical applications: Vacupor® RP-B2-S is successfully used as insulation material in the following areas:

  • Terrace insulation
  • Cold storage floor insulation
  • Floor insulation
  • Flat roof insulation

Information provided by Morgan Advanced Materials

Key Words: Porextherm
Available Properties
  • Density, depending on thickness
  • Compressive Strength, at 210 kg/m3
  • Thermal Conductivity, rated value. According to DIBt general approval no. Z-23.11-16.
  • Thermal Conductivity, at ambient pressure.
  • Thermal Conductivity
  • Thermal Conductivity
  • Thermal Conductivity
  • Thermal Conductivity
  • Thermal Conductivity
  • Thermal Conductivity
  • Thermal Conductivity
  • Maximum Service Temperature, Air, The limits are fixed by the barrier film; durable maximum temperature is at 80°C; short time maximum at 120°C for approximately 30 minutes.
  • Minimum Service Temperature, Air
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