Thermal Insulation

Suitable materials for thermal insulation include: mineral wool insulation in accordance with EN 13162; rigid polystyrene foam EPS in accordance with EN 13163; extruded polystyrene foam XPS in accordance with EN 13164; rigid polyurethane foam in accordance with EN 13165 and foam glass in accordance with EN 13167.

Insulation materials that serve as a base for a waterproofing seal must comply with minimum pressure load values.

Minimum values for pressure load
Insulating materialsPressure load in kPa
  Roofs not in use Roofs in use
EPS rigid foam 100 150
XPS rigid foam 200 300
PU rigid foam 100 100
Foam glass 500 500
Mineral wool 60 at 10% compression 70 at 10% compression