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AS/NZS 4859.1:2018

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Thermal insulation materials for buildings, Part 1: General criteria and technical provisions

Provides requirements and test methods for materials that are used for thermal insulation within buildings, including thermal insulation of ductwork and pipework, by moderating the flow of heat through these elements.
Published: 19/11/2018
Pages: 30
Table of contents
Cited references
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Table of contents
Header
About this publication
Preface
1 Scope and general
1.1 Scope
1.2 Normative references
1.3 Definitions
2 Criteria and technical provisions
2.1 General
2.2 Validity of test results
2.3 Thermal resistance
2.3.1 General
2.3.2 Category
2.3.3 Determination of thermal resistance R-value
2.3.3.1 General
2.3.3.2 Sampling
2.3.3.3 Specimen conditioning
2.3.3.4 Test thickness
2.3.3.5 Declared thermal performance
2.3.3.6 Assessment of similar materials of differing nominal thickness
2.3.3.7 Alternative method for calculation of R-value for pipe insulation
2.3.3.8 Reporting of test results
2.3.3.9 Thermal value summary report
2.4 Infra-red emittance
2.5 Corrosiveness
3 Packaging and labelling
3.1 General
3.2 Safety advice
4 Cellulose fibre insulation
4.1 General
4.2 Performance criteria and technical provisions
4.2.1 Physical
4.2.2 Corrosion
4.2.3 Moisture absorptance
5 Insulation containing wool
5.1 General
5.2 Performance criteria and technical provisions
5.2.1 Thermal resistance
5.2.2 Physical
5.2.2.1 General
5.2.2.2 Vegetable content
5.2.3 Insect resistance
5.2.4 Wool fibre content
6 Low density polyester fibre insulation
6.1 General
6.2 Performance criteria and technical provisions
6.2.1 Thermal resistance
6.2.2 Physical
6.2.3 Dimensional tolerances
7 Low density mineral wool insulation
7.1 General
7.2 Performance criteria and technical provisions
7.2.1 Physical
7.2.2 Dimensional tolerances
8 Rigid cellular foam insulation
8.1 General
8.2 Performance criteria and technical provisions
8.2.1 Physical
8.2.2 Thermal resistance
9 IR reflective insulation
9.1 General
9.2 Product groups
9.3 Performance criteria and technical provisions
9.3.1 Infra-red emittance
9.3.2 Dry delamination
9.3.3 Surface corrosion and wet delamination
9.4 Packaging
Appendix A
Appendix B
B1 Scope
B2 Requirements
B2.1 Variation number 1—Applicability
B2.2 Variation number 2—Dimensions
B2.3 Variation number 3—Number of thickness measurements
B2.4 Variation number 4—Thickness depth gauge
Appendix C
C1 Scope
C2 Variation to specimen preparation provisions for remotely blown, pneumatically applied materials
Appendix D
D1 General
D2 Apparatus
D3 Reagents and materials
D4 Test coupons—Steel
D5 Insulation specimens
D6 Pre-cleaning procedures
D7 Specimen preparation
D8 Test procedure
D9 Assessment and post-cleaning procedures
D10 Examination post-cleaning
D11 Non-corrosiveness
D12 Reporting
Appendix E
E1 General
E2 Apparatus
E3 Conditioning
E4 Test pieces and control specimen
E4.1 Test pieces
E4.2 Control specimen
E5 Corrosion testing
E6 Reporting
Appendix F
Bibliography
Cited references in this standard
[Current]
Thermal insulation - Determination of steady-state thermal resistance and related properties - Guarded hot plate apparatus
ASTM C518
Test method for steady-state heat flux measurements and thermal transmission properties by means of the heat flow meter apparatus
EN 13166:2012+A1:2016
Thermal insulation products for buildings—Factory made phenolic foam (PF) products—Specification
EN 13165:2012+A1:2016
Thermal insulation products for buildings—Factory made rigid polyurethane foam (PU) products—Specification
EN 13164:2012+A1:2015
Thermal insulation products for buildings—Factory made extruded polystyrene foam (XPS) products—Specification
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