InsulSafe 4® Fiber Glass Blowing Insulation for use in the Blow-In-Blanket® System
PO Box 860, Valley Forge, PA 19482-0105
Phone: (610) 341-7000 or (800) 233-8990
Fax: (610) 341-7571
Fax-On-Demand: (800) 947-0057
Web Site: www.certainteed.com
The Blow-In-Blanket® System is a patented insulating process through Ark*Seal International using InsulSafe 4 glass fibers. The system blows the insulation into wall cavities covered with netting or IsoMesh® fabric. The system is used in residential and commercial construction for thermal and acoustical instulation. InsulSafe 4 is noncombustible, noncorrosive and odor free. In addition, InsulSafe 4 won't settle, cntains no chemicals to cause mildew and fungus growth, provides no sustenance for vermin, contains no asbestos, won't rot or decay and won't absorb moisture.
Composition and Materials
InsulSafe 4 is an unbonded, white, virgin fiber, loose-fill fiber glass insulation designed for pneumatic application.
This product is designed for use at ambient temperatures in interior (weather protected) locations. Pneumatic equipment, netting are limited to those endorsed by Ark*Seal International and Blow-In-Blanket Contractors Association (BIBCA). The InsulSafe 4 fiber glass product should be kept dry during shipping and storage.
ASTM C 764, Standard Specification for Mineral Fiber Loose-Fill Thermal Insulation. Complies with ASTM C 764, Standard Specification for Mineral Fiber Loose-Fill Thermal Insulation, as a Type 1 Material.
InsulSafe 4 Fiber Glass Blowing Insulation used in the Blow-In-Blanket® System meets or exceeds the 25/50 fire hazard classification, tested in accordance with ASTM E84, Standard Test Method for Surface Burning Characteristics of Building Materials. These ratings apply to densities from 1.8 to 2.5 pcf.
Meets criteria of ASTM E 136, Standard Test Method for Behavior of Materials in a Vertical Tube Furnace at 750 degrees Celsius.
In accordance with ASTM C 687, Standard Practice for Determination of Thermal Resistance of Loose-Fill Building Insulation. The stated R-values in the BIB System for sidewall application in the Builders Insulation Statement are achieved at weights and coverages specified when insulation is installed with pneumatic equipment in accordance with CertainTeed recommendations.
InsulSafe 4 is tested in accordance with ASTM C 687. It is regularly tested by the NAHB Research Center under their certification and labeling program. Also, CertainTeed production facilities are certified to ISO 9002 standards.
Installation procedures and techniques must be as recommended by CertainTeed Corporation and Ark*Seal International, using blowing machines approved for use with the BIB System. Only qualified contractors certified by Ark*Seal International may install the Blow-In-Blanket® System with InsulSafe 4.
Manufactured and sold throughout the United States. For availability and cost contact CertainTeed in Valley Forge, PA at (800) 233-8990.
Refer to CertainTeed's Limited Lifetime Insulation Warranty for InsulSafe 4 (30-24-240).
No maintenance required.
Technical assistance can be obtained from your local CertainTeed sales representative, or by calling CertainTeed in Valley Forge, PA at (800) 233-8990, or by calling Ark*Seal International in Denver, CO at (800) 525-8992 or 303-934-7772.
Additional product information available on request.
Blow-In-Blanket Contractors Association
4736 West 34th Avenue
Denver, CO 80212
Phone: (303) 433-2963
Toll-free: 1-866-330-BIBS (2427)
Fax: (303) 433-3403