STYROFOAM™ Brand Insulation is the original extruded polystyrene foam insulation, invented by Dow and the first in a portfolio of products that would continue to grow and evolve to meet the needs of the building and Scoreboard Insulation. Description: Dow STYROFOAM Brand Scoreboard. It is an extruded polystyrene foam insulation board. Uses: Exterior cavity wall and foundation applications. STYROFOAM™ Brand Scoreboard Insulation has excellent insulating characteristics, high resistance to water and water vapor, exceptional compressive.

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To be clear, no building assembly is likely to be completely free dos the potential for mold formation, but good building practices unrelated to insulated sheathing will further reduce the potential or mold formation.

The key factor is moisture, which can be controlled by adhering to sound construction practices. They can grow wherever sufficient moisture, spores, optimal temperatures and nutrients are present.

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Weigh down loose boards until they are securely attached to the structure. MatWeb is intended for personal, non-commercial use.

This material is produced as sheets of closed-cell foam by a continuous extrusion scoregoard. Resources Our downloads and resources to answer your questions.

DOW STYROFOAM™ Scoreboard Insulation Board

Our building scientists want to help you succeed. Does it spark a question for you? Walls constructed with proper construction techniques and using an appropriate thickness of insulating sheathing will: However, Terra cotta, metal panel and fiber cement siding veneers will probably not appreciably increase the R-value of the system.

Top 6 Questions Asked about Rigid Insulation. Our building science experts can perform a customized cost-to-build scorehoard performance analysis of your assembly to ensure the building envelope of your project is optimized.

STYROFOAM™ Brand Extruded Polystyrene (XPS) Insulation

Example- Thermax Light Duty 1-inch x 4ft x 8ft weighs 0. The contents, results, and technical data from this site may not be reproduced either electronically, photographically or substantively without permission from MatWeb, LLC. We advise that you only use the original value or one of its raw conversions in your calculations to minimize rounding error. Its properties will be different than expanded polystyrene beads because beads have voids between cell walls.

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All the weights are for boards of 1″ thickness 1′ x 1′ square. Ultimately, good construction detailing, compliance with proper installation guidelines for materials, and maintenance of the wall system are key to managing the moisture infiltration into the styrofpam envelope.

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If possible store product indoors. Click here to view all the property values for this datasheet as they were originally entered into MatWeb. To make matters worse, condensation can be a source of moisture and a potential contributor to mildew growth.

We appreciate your input. They resist moisture scireboard in the insulation itself.