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Mineral wool, is a type of insulation material made from natural rock, typically basalt or diabase, which is heated and spun into fibers. These fibers are then compressed and formed into various shapes, including batts, rolls, boards, and loose-fill insulation.

 

Mineral wool insulation is valued for its excellent thermal insulation properties, as it effectively reduces heat transfer and helps maintain indoor temperatures. It is also known for its fire resistance, sound absorption, and resistance to moisture, making it suitable for a wide range of applications in residential, commercial, and industrial construction.

 

Mineral wool insulation is commonly used in walls, roofs, floors, and attics to improve energy efficiency and indoor comfort. It is also used in fire-resistant barriers, acoustic panels, and as a growing medium in hydroponic gardening. Additionally, mineral wool is considered environmentally friendly as it is made from abundant and recyclable materials.

 

Mineral wool is a type of insulation material made from natural or synthetic minerals, primarily rock or slag. It is commonly used in construction for thermal and acoustic insulation. Mineral wool is manufactured by melting raw materials like basalt, diabase, or slag at high temperatures and then spinning the molten material into fibers. These fibers are then compressed into various forms such as batts, rolls, boards, or loose-fill insulation.

 

Mineral wool insulation offers several advantages, including excellent thermal insulation properties, fire resistance, sound absorption, and resistance to moisture and pests. It is commonly used in residential, commercial, and industrial buildings to improve energy efficiency and indoor comfort.

 

Mineral wool insulation is available in different densities and thicknesses to suit various applications, and it can be installed in walls, ceilings, floors, attics, and HVAC systems. It is also used in fire-resistant barriers, acoustic panels, and as a growing medium in hydroponic gardening.

 

Overall, mineral wool is considered a versatile and effective insulation material, valued for its durability, thermal performance, and fire safety properties. Additionally, it is environmentally friendly as it is made from abundant and recyclable materials.

 

Tested ContentTested MethodTested Value
DensityGB/T 5480.340-200 kg/m3
Working TemperatureASTM C411750 °C
Thermal ConductivityASTM C5180.036 (W/m•K)
Corrosion ResistanceASTM C665No Chemical Reaction
Mold ResistanceASTM C665Mildew proof
Compression StrengthEN 82655 kPa
Tensile StrengthEN 160721 kPa
Fire PerformanceGB 8624, EN13501-Class A1
1, BS 476 Part4
Moisture AbsorptionASTM C1104<1% by weight
Acidity coefficientGB/T 5480≥1.8
Melting temperatureDIN 4102-17> 1000 °C
Non-CombustibilityASTM E84Flame Propagation: 25; Flame Diffustivity: 50

Mineral Wool Insulation

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