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Wall Foam Made to Lay It on Thick

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

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SEATTLE, WA—Specialty coatings and insulation producer Gaco Western has introduced a closed-cell wall foam insulation designed to lay down four inches in a single pass.

GacoOnePass is the newest addition to the GacoWallFoam line of spray polyurethane foam insulation products.

GacoOnePass
Gaco Western

GacoOnePass is the newest addition to the GacoWallFoam line of SPF insulation products.

The two-component HFC-blown liquid spray system cures to a medium-density rigid cellular polyurethane insulation material.

According to the manufacturer, the system contains no ozone-depleting chemicals and creates a seamless air barrier, vapor retarder and thermal break that:

  • Delivers higher R-values than conventional insulation;
  • Adheres to the substrate and expands to fill irregular and hard-to-reach spaces;
  • Reduces condensation, moisture and mold;
  • Provides a sound barrier; and
  • May qualify for LEED credits.

For installers, Gaco Western touts the system's sprayability, adhesion and low odor.

More information: www.gaco.com.

   

Tagged categories: Building envelope; Building Envelope; Energy efficiency; Gaco Western; Insulation; North America; Spray foam; Walls

Comment from Tom Schwerdt, (4/28/2015, 8:39 AM)

Interesting. I had thought most modern foams could be laid down 4" thick in one pass.


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