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Rmax - A Business Unit of the Sika Corporation Polyiso Insulaton Sheathing
 
         
SECTION 06 16 13
 
         
POLYISO INSULATION SHEATHING
 
         
 
         
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          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Rmax - A Business Unit of the Sika Corporation; Roof and Wall Insulation.
This section is based on the products of Rmax, which is headquartered at:
13524 Welch Rd
Dallas, TX 75244-5227
Toll-Free Tel: 800-527-0890
Tel: 972-387-4500
Technical Tel: 972-850-3604
Fax: 972-387-4673
Email: technical@rmax.com
Web: www.rmax.com
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The Leader in Building Insulation Solutions Since 1978.
For more than 30 years, Rmax has been creating insulation solutions based on the latest building science. Our full line of high-quality, polyisocyanurate-based roof, wall, and specialty insulation products for commercial, industrial, and residential applications deliver maximum R-values and minimum environmental impact, with efficiency in installation, cost, and design. As new developments in building science emerge, rest assured that Rmax will remain on the forefront, manufacturing tested, engineered solutions that serve architects, builders, owners, and occupants alike. Our people understand the diverse markets our products are used in. Their integrity and responsiveness work to your advantage. Our manufacturing plants in Dallas, TX, Greer, SC, and Fernley, NV, with sales offices coast-to-coast, stand ready to serve you.
As one of the founding organizations behind the Polyisocyanurate Insulation Manufacturers Association (PIMA), Rmax has led the way in introducing environmentally acceptable polyisocyanurate products and solutions for all manner of building applications.
 
          PART 1GENERAL
 
          1.1SECTION INCLUDES
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete items below not required for project.
 
          A.Polyisocyanurate Foam-Plastic Board Wall Insulation System:
          1.Insulated air and water-resistive barrier system.
          a.ECOMAXci Wall Solution.
 
          B.Aluminum-Faced and Coated Glass Mat Faced Insulation:
          1.Aluminum-faced, polyisocyanurate-foam insulating sheathing.
          a.ECOMAXci FR Air Barrier.
          b.ECOMAXci FR.
          c.Thermasheath.
          d.Durasheath.
          2.Aluminum-faced, polyisocyanurate-foam interior exposed insulation and insulating sheathing.
          a.ECOMAXci FR.
          b.TSX-8510.
          3.Polymer coated glass fiber mat-faced, polyisocyanurate-foam insulating sheathing.
          a.Durasheath.
 
          C.Board Faced Insulation and SI-Structural Insulation:
          1.Fire-retardant-treated nail base insulating sheathing.
          a.ECOMAXci FR Ply.
          b.ECOMAXci Ply.
          2.Nail base insulating sheathing.
          a.ThermaBase-CI (TS).
          b.ThermaBase-CI (DS).
          3.Aluminum-faced, polyisocyanurate-foam insulating structural sheathing.
          a.Thermasheath-SI.
 
          D.Accessories:
          1.Insulation fastener components.
          2.Insulation joint and flashing components.
          3.Interior insulation attachment and joint closure system.
 
          1.2RELATED SECTIONS
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete any sections below not relevant to project; add others as required.
 
          A.Section 03 30 00 - Cast-in-Place Concrete.
 
          B.Section 03 41 16 - Precast Concrete Slabs.
 
          C.Section 04 40 00 - Stone Assemblies.
 
          D.Section 04 26 00 - Terra Cotta Panels*.
 
          E.Section 05 40 00 - Cold-Formed Metal Framing.
 
          F.Section 06 10 00 - Rough Carpentry.
 
          G.Section 07 27 19 - Plastic Sheet Air Barriers .
 
          H.Section 07 27 00 - Air Barriers.
 
          I.Section 07 50 00 - Membrane Roofing.
 
          J.Section 09 22 16 - Non-Structural Metal Framing.
 
          K.Section 09 25 23 - Lime Based Plastering.
 
          1.3REFERENCES
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete references from the list below that are not required by the text of the edited section.
 
          A.American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA):
          1.AAMA 508 - Voluntary Test Method and Specification for Pressure Equalized Rain Screen Wall Cladding Systems.
          2.AAMA 509 - Voluntary Test and Classification Method for Drained and Back Ventilated Rain Screen Wall Cladding Systems.
          3.AAMA 711 - Voluntary Specification for Self-Adhering Flashing Used for Installation of Exterior Wall Fenestration Products.
          4.AAMA 714 - Voluntary Specification for Liquid Applied Flashing Used to Create a Water-Resistive Seal around Exterior Wall Openings in Buildings.
          5.AAMA 2605 - ANSI/SBCA FS 100-2012 Standard Requirements for Wind Pressure Resistance of Foam Plastic Insulating Sheathing Used in Exterior Wall Covering Assemblies.
 
          B.American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC):
          1.AATCC Test Method 127 - Water Resistance: Hydrostatic Pressure Test.
 
          C.Air Barrier Association of America (ABAA).
 
          D.American National Standards Institute (ANSI):
          1.ANSI/SBCA FS 100-2012 - Standard Requirements for Wind Pressure Resistance of Foam Plastic Insulating Sheathing Used in Exterior Wall Covering Assemblies.
 
          E.ASTM International (ASTM):
          1.ASTM B117 - Standard Practice for Operating Salt Spray (Fog) Apparatus.
          2.ASTM C209 - Standard Test Methods for Cellulosic Fiber Insulating Board.
          3.ASTM C518 - Standard Test Method for Steady-State Thermal Transmission Properties by Means of the Heat Flow Meter Apparatus.
          4.ASTM C920 - Standard Specification for Elastomeric Joint Sealants.
          5.ASTM C1289 - Standard Specification for Faced Rigid Cellular Polyisocyanurate Thermal Insulation Board.
          6.ASTM D1621 - Standard Test Method for Compressive Properties of Rigid Cellular Plastics.
          7.ASTM D1622 - Standard Test Method for Apparent Density of Rigid Cellular Plastics.
          8.ASTM D2126 - Standard Test Method for Response of Rigid Cellular Plastics to Thermal and Humid Aging.
          9.ASTM E72 - Standard Test Methods of Conducting Strength Tests of Panels for Building Construction.
          10.ASTM E84 - Standard Test Method for Surface Burning Characteristics of Building Materials.
          11.ASTM E96 - Standard Test Methods for Water Vapor Transmission of Materials.
          12.ASTM E330 - Standard Test Method for Structural Performance of Exterior Windows, Doors, Skylights and Curtain Walls by Uniform Static Air Pressure Difference.
          13.ASTM E331 - Standard Test Method for Water Penetration of Exterior Windows, Skylights, Doors, and Curtain Walls by Uniform Static Air Pressure Difference.
          14.ASTM E564 - Standard Practice for Static Load Test for Shear Resistance of Framed Walls for Buildings.
          15.ASTM E2126 - Standard Test Methods for Cyclic (Reversed) Load Test for Shear Resistance of Vertical Elements of the Lateral Force Resisting Systems for Buildings.
          16.ASTM E2178 - Standard Test Method for Air Permeance of Building Materials.
          17.ASTM E2357 - Standard Test Method for Determining Air Leakage of Air Barrier Assemblies.
 
          F.International Code Council (ICC):
          1.ICC-ES AC71 - Acceptance Criteria for Foam Plastic Sheathing Panels Used as Weather-resistive Barriers.
 
          G.National Fire Protection Association (NFPA):
          1.NFPA 285 - Standard Fire Test Method for Evaluation of Fire Propagation Characteristics of Exterior Non-Load-Bearing Wall Assemblies Containing Combustible Components.
          2.NFPA 286 - Standard Methods Of Fire Tests For Evaluating Contribution Of Wall And Ceiling Interior Finish To Room Fire Growth.
 
          H.Standards Council of Canada (CAN):
          1.CAN/ULC-S742 (A1) - Standard for Air Barrier Assemblies-Specification.
 
          I.Structural Building Components Association (SBCA).
 
          J.Structural Building Components Research Institute (SBCRI):
          1.SBCRI Single Element Lateral Load Testing.
 
          K.Underwriters Laboratories (UL): USA.
          1.UL 723 - Standard for Test for surface Burning Characteristics of Building Materials.
          2.UL 790 - Standard Test Methods for Fire Test of Roof Coverings.
          3.UL 1256 - Fire Test of Roof Deck Construction.
          4.UL 1715 - Fire Test of Interior Finish Material.
 
          L.Underwriters Laboratories (ULC): Canada.
 
          1.4SUBMITTALS
 
          A.Submit under provisions of Section 01 30 00 - Administrative Requirements.
 
          B.Product Data: Manufacturer's data sheets on each product to be used, including:
          1.Preparation instructions and recommendations.
          2.Storage and handling requirements and recommendations.
          3.Installation methods.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete individual items below if not required.
 
          C.Shop Drawings: Show fabrication and installation layouts of metal wall panels; details of edge conditions, joints, panel profiles, corners, anchorages, attachment system, trim, flashings, closures, and accessories; and special details.
          1.Accessories: Include details of all integral panel components and their interface with adjacent materials.
          2.For installed products indicated to comply with design loads, include structural analysis data signed and sealed by the qualified professional engineer responsible for their preparation.
 
          D.Verification Samples: For each finish product specified, two samples, minimum size 4 by 6 inches (102 x 150 mm).
 
          E.Manufacturer Qualifications: All primary products specified in this section will be supplied by a single manufacturer with a minimum ten years experience.
 
          F.Installer Qualifications: All products listed in this section are to be installed by a single installer with a minimum of five (5) years demonstrated experience in installing products of the same type and scope as specified.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Include a mock-up if the project size and/or quality warrant taking such a precaution. The following is one example of how a mock-up on a large project might be specified. When deciding on the extent of the mock-up, consider all the major different types of work on the project.
 
          G.Mock-Up: Provide a mock-up for evaluation of surface preparation techniques and application workmanship.
          1.Finish areas designated by Architect.
          2.Do not proceed with remaining work until workmanship, color, and sheen are approved by Architect.
          3.Remodel mock-up area as required to produce acceptable work.
 
          H.Pre-installation Meeting: Conduct pre-installation meeting to verify project requirements, foundation/structural system/substrate conditions, and insulation manufacturer's installation instructions.
 
          1.5DELIVERY, STORAGE, AND HANDLING
 
          A.Store and handle products per manufacturer's instructions until ready for installation.
 
          1.6SEQUENCING
 
          A.Ensure that locating templates and other information required for installation of products of this section are furnished to affected trades in time to prevent interruption of construction progress.
 
          B.Ensure that products of this section are supplied to affected trades in time to prevent interruption of construction progress.
 
          1.7PROJECT CONDITIONS
 
          A.Maintain environmental conditions (temperature, humidity, and ventilation) within limits recommended by manufacturer for optimum results. Do not install products under environmental conditions outside manufacturer's recommended limits.
 
          1.8WARRANTY
 
          A.Insulation Warranty: At project closeout, provide to Owner an executed copy of the manufacturer's standard limited warranty against manufacturing defect, outlining its terms, conditions, and exclusions from coverage.
 
          PART 2PRODUCTS
 
          2.1MANUFACTURERS
 
          A.Acceptable Manufacturer: Rmax - A Business Unit of the Sika Corporation, which is located at: 13524 Welch Rd.; Dallas, TX 75244-5227; Toll Free Tel: 800-527-0890; Fax: 972-387-4673; Email: request info; Web: https://www.rmax.com
          1.Manufacturing plant locations in Dallas, TX, Greer, SC, and Fernley, NV, to serve multiple regions.
          -** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete one of the following two paragraphs; coordinate with requirements of Division 1 section on product options and substitutions.
 
          B.Substitutions: Not permitted.
 
          C.Requests for substitutions will be considered in accordance with provisions of Section 01 60 00 - Product Requirements.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete article if not required.
 
          2.2POLYISOCYANURATE FOAM-PLASTIC BOARD - INSULATED AIR AND WATER-RESISTIVE BARRIER SYSTEM
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Rmax ECOMAXci Wall Solution is a tested solution utilizing ECOMAXci FR Air Barrier, R-SEAL 3000, R-SEAL 2000 LF, and R-SEAL 6000 to provide an air and water-resistive barrier. Rmax has engineered this solution to optimize compatibility of components and their performance in assembly tests. All testing is component-specific and substitutions are not allowed. This solution has been tested in multiple NFPA 285 assemblies and is approved for use in exterior walls of buildings of any height, without the need for gypsum sheathing, for wall assemblies that are not required to provide a time-rated fire-resistive assembly.
 
          A.Insulated Air and Water-Resistive Barrier System: Complete single-source continuous insulation system including tapes and flashings. providing air and water-resistive barrier. Tested in accordance with ASTM E2357 and ICC-ES AC71 Acceptance Criteria for Foam Plastic Sheathing Panels Used As Water-Resistive Barriers and listed as an Air Barrier Association of America (ABAA) Evaluated Boardstock Air Barrier Assembly. The system incorporates polyisocyanurate foam insulation board, joint tapes, flashing tapes, liquid sealant, and flashing materials, by one manufacturer. Acceptable for inclusion in exterior wall assemblies when tested in accordance with NFPA 285 with or without exterior gypsum sheathing.
 
          B.Basis of Design: ECOMAXci Wall Solution System from Rmax.
          1.System substitutions not be permitted, except when the system substitution includes all components and materials, that have been tested by the manufacturer as a total system. Submission of documentation substantiating testing and compliance shall be required.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Exterior Usage in NFPA 285 Wall Assemblies: Delete if not required.
          2.Exterior Usage in NFPA 285 Wall Assemblies:
          a.System and all components to be installed within the system shall be acceptable for inclusion in NFPA 285 exterior wall assemblies, including those that do not include exterior gypsum sheathing.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Rmax; ECOMAXci FR Air Barrier (replaces ECOMAXci) is an energy-efficient thermal insulation board composed of a closed-cell polyisocyanurate foam core bonded to glass fiber reinforced aluminum facers on both sides. Glass fiber reinforcement on both faces of the board offer enhanced durability, dimensional stability, and fire performance. The printed side, exposed to the exterior, has a robust embossed 12 mil facer with an aluminum reflective surface and clear coating for limited protection against oxidation ensuring jobsite security and enhanced radiant heat protection. Rmax ECOMAXci FR Air Barrier is a component of the ABAA evaluated and listed ECOMAXci Wall Solution.
 
          C.System Insulation Board Component: ECOMAXci FR Air Barrier from Rmax.
          1.Aluminum-Faced, Polyisocyanurate-Foam Insulating Sheathing: ASTM C1289, Type I, Class 1 or Class 2, rigid, cellular, polyisocyanurate thermal insulation, bonded to glass fiber reinforced aluminum facers on both sides. Heavy embossed 12 mil facer with aluminum reflective surface on exposed side.
          2.Flame Spread Index and Smoke Contribution per ASTM E84:
          a.Flame: 25 or less.
          b.Smoke: 450 or less.
          3.Water Vapor Permeability per ASTM E96 desiccant method: 0.03 perm or less.
          4.Air Permeability per ASTM E2178: 0.004 cfm per sq ft (1.2192 L per min per sq m) or less.
          5.Compressive Strength per ASTM D1621: 25 psi (172 kPa).
          6.R-Value per ASTM C518: R-6.5 minimum at thickness of 1 inch (25 mm) and R-13.1 minimum at thickness of 2 inches (51 mm).
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Identify thickness and/or R-Value as appropriate to the project, in the specifications or the drawings. Delete if not required.
          7.Required Insulation Thickness and R-value: As indicated on the Drawings.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Rmax; fasteners for various installations are addressed below. Similar fasteners are available from other manufacturers. System Fastening components listed below are each a component of the ABAA evaluated and listed ECOMAXci Wall Solution.
 
          D.System Fastening Components:
          1.General - Fasteners for Fastening Polyisocyanurate Wall Insulation to Wood Framing Components and Light Gauge Metal Wall Framing:
          a.Steel drill screws, in type and length recommended by sheathing manufacturer for thickness of sheathing to be attached, with organic-polymer or other corrosion-protective coating having a salt-spray resistance of more than 800 hours according to ASTM B117. Fasteners in contact with fire-retardant-treated wood shall be of suitable material or provided with coating suitable for such use.
          b.Provide washers or plates if recommended by sheathing or insulation manufacturer. Washers shall be compatible with screw fasteners.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Rodenhouse Grip-Deck Screws are intended for installation of insulation panels on metal stud framed wall surfaces. Similar fasteners are available from other manufacturers.
          2.Fasteners for Fastening Polyisocyanurate Wall Insulation to metal stud framed wall surfaces:
          a.Self-drilling ceramic coated screw.
          1)Product: Rodenhouse Grip-Deck screws.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Rodenhouse Plasti-Grip-PMF fasteners are intended for installation of insulation panels on concrete and masonry wall surfaces. Delete if not required.
          3.Fasteners for Fastening Polyisocyanurate Wall Insulation to Concrete or Masonry Wall Surfaces:
          a.One-piece plastic washer and stem, installed in pre-drilled hole in concrete or masonry.
          1)Product: Rodenhouse Plasti-Grip PMF Plastic Masonry Fastener.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Rodenhouse Thermal-Grip ci prong washers are intended for installation of insulation panels, and when properly installed the fastener and washer do not require additional sealing against air and moisture.
          4.Washers: Self-sealing for use with Self-drilling screws:
          a.Self-sealing 2 inches (51 mm) diameter polymer washer, UV stabilized, tested, and approved to provide air and water-resistant seal, in combination with compatible self-drilling screw.
          1)Product: Rodenhouse Thermal-Grip ci prong washer.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Rodenhouse Thermal-Grip brick tie washers are intended for installation of insulation panels, and when properly installed the fastener and washer do not require additional sealing against air and moisture. Delete if not required.
          5.Washers: Self-sealing for use with barrel style brick ties:
          a.Self-sealing 2 inches (51 mm) diameter UV stabilized polymer washer tested and approved to provide air and water-resistant seal, barrel-style brick ties.
          1)Product: Rodenhouse Thermal-Grip brick tie washer.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Rodenhouse Plasti-Grip ci prong washers are intended for installation of insulation panels. These fasteners have a perforated face which is not intended to provide a seal. Delete if not required.
          6.Washers: Perforated washers for use with self-drilling screws:
          a.Perforated face washers 1.75 inch (44 mm) diameter polymer washer, with additives for extended UV exposure for use in combination with compatible self-drilling screw.
          1)Product: Rodenhouse Plasti-Grip ci prong washer.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Rodenhouse Grip-Lok hurricane washers are intended for installation of insulation panels. These fasteners have a perforated face which is not intended to provide a seal. Delete if not required.
          7.Washers: Perforated Hurricane/High-Wind washers for use with self-drilling screws:
          a.Perforated face washers 3.0 inch diameter polymer washer, with additives for extended UV exposure for use in combination with compatible self-drilling screw.
          1)Product: Rodenhouse Grip-Lok hurricane washer.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Rmax materials for Sheathing Joint and Penetration Treatment Materials are addressed below. Included in this material group is Rmax R-SEAL 2000 LF, R-SEAL 3000, and R-SEAL 6000. Rmax R-SEAL 2000 LF, R-SEAL 3000, and R-SEAL 6000 are each a component of the ABAA evaluated and listed ECOMAXci Wall Solution.
 
          E.System Joint Sealants, Joint Tapes, and Flashing Materials:
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Joint and flashing components shall be utilized for their intended use. Specific materials are intended for use at static joints, while others may also be intended for use at dynamic joints.
Follow manufacturer's instructions for use and installation. Joint treatment materials are intended for installation on clean dry surfaces. Joint treatment and flashing materials are not intended to bond to the exposed foam core of the insulation. Installation may require the use of primers, to ensure proper adhesion to masonry, or treated wood and similar building components.
          1.General - Joint Treatment and Flashing Components:
          a.Material Standards:
          1)AAMA 711: For self-adhered flashing and joint materials.
          2)AAMA 714: For liquid applied flashing and joint materials.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** The following Rmax products are intended for use with aluminum-faced insulation, at static joints between insulation panels, including inside and outside corners: R-SEAL 2000 LF, R-SEAL 3000, R-SEAL 3000W and R-SEAL 6000.
          b.Components for use at static joints, joining adjacent aluminum-faced insulation panels include liquid flashing, adhered joint tape, and adhered flashing and transition tape.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** The following Rmax products are intended for use with aluminum-faced insulation, in flashing of static window and wall openings, and static wall penetrations: R-SEAL 2000 LF and R-SEAL 6000. Verify ability of materials to bond to the adjacent materials and the potential need for compatible primers, to ensure proper bond.
          c.Components for use at static joints, joining aluminum-faced insulation and adjacent elements, including window and wall openings and items penetrating the insulation include: liquid flashing and adhered flashing and transition tape.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** The following Rmax products are intended for use at dynamic joints at aluminum-faced insulation of 3/4 inch (19 mm) maximum width between aluminum-faced insulation board edges, and include transitions to adjacent materials: R-SEAL 6000 Flashing and Transition Tape.
          d.Components for use at dynamic joints at aluminum-faced insulation of up to 3/4 inch (19 mm) in width, shall be restricted to the use of flashing and transition tape, or materials and devices specifically designed to allow for dynamic movement.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** For dynamic joints at aluminum-faced insulation of width over 3/4 inch (19 mm); provide specifically designed products or components as appropriate to the installation.
          e.Components for use at dynamic joints at aluminum-faced insulation over 3/4 inch (19 mm) in width, shall be restricted to the use of materials and devices specifically designed for such joint widths.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** R-SEAL 2000 LF is a durable one-component, hybrid technology, non-sag, flexible, flashing and water barrier sealant designed for primerless adhesion to the most substrates found in the building envelope.
R-SEAL 2000 LF is intended for treatment of stationary joints between aluminum-faced insulation components and at inside and outside corners, and as flashing of wall openings and penetrations of insulation surface. Delete if not required.
          2.Liquid Flashing for Stationary Joint Treatment of Foil Faced Polyisocyanurate Insulation:
          a.Product: Rmax R-SEAL 2000 LF sealant or comparable product.
          1)One-component flexible flashing and water barrier sealant.
          2)ASTM C920, Type S, Grade NS, Class 12.5, use NT, G, A, O, M.
          3)Application Temperature Range: 40 to 104 degrees F (4 to 40 degrees C).
          4)Service Range: -40 to 170 degrees F (-40 to 77 degrees C).
          5)Curing Rate:
          a)Skin Formation Time: 60 to 90 minutes.
          b)Cure Depth: 0.16 inch (4 mm) in 24 hours.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** R-SEAL 3000 is a nominal 2 mil high strength dead soft aluminum foil coated with cold-weather acrylic pressure-sensitive adhesive.
R-SEAL 3000 is intended for joint treatment of both interior and exterior insulation. Delete if not required.
          3.Joint Sealant Tape for Stationary Joint Treatment of Foil Faced Polyisocyanurate Insulation:
          a.Product: Rmax R-SEAL 3000 tape or comparable product.
          1)Dead soft aluminum foil coated with acrylic pressure-sensitive adhesive.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Typical projects will utilize 4-inch wide tape. Delete the two paragraphs below relative to 5-inch wide tape if not applicable.
          2)Width: 4 inches (102 mm).
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Retain paragraph above relative to 4-inch wide tape and retain paragraph below relative to 5-inch wide tape if use of 5-inch wide tape may also be necessary.
          3)Width: 5 inches (127 mm) for use where coverage is necessary.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Retain paragraph below relative to 5-inch wide tape and delete 4-inch option above for projects that must meet the requirement relative to High-Velocity Hurricane Zones.
          4)Width: 5 inches (127 mm) for systems involving High-Velocity Hurricane Zones.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** R-SEAL 6000 is a nominal 35 mil black woven polyethylene membrane with butyl rubber adhesive.
R-SEAL 6000 is intended for dynamic joints, including transition to adjacent materials.
R-SEAL 6000 is intended for treatment of stationary joints between insulation components at inside and outside corners, and as flashing of wall openings and penetrations of insulation surface. Delete if not required.
          4.Flashing and Transition Tape for Joints Subject to Movement and Openings at Foil Faced Polyisocyanurate Insulation, and transition to other building materials.
          a.Product: Rmax R-SEAL 6000 tape or comparable product.
          1)Polyethylene membrane with butyl rubber adhesive.
          2)Width 9 and 12 inches (229 and 305 mm).
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete article if not required.
 
          2.3ALUMINUM-FACED AND COATED GLASS MAT FACED INSULATION
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Rmax; ECOMAXci FR Air Barrier (replaces ECOMAXci) is an energy-efficient thermal insulation board composed of a closed-cell polyisocyanurate foam core bonded to glass fiber reinforced aluminum facers on both sides. Glass fiber reinforcement on both faces of the board offer enhanced durability, dimensional stability, and fire performance. The printed side, exposed to the exterior, has a robust embossed 12 mil facer with an aluminum reflective surface and clear coating for limited protection against oxidation ensuring jobsite security and enhanced radiant heat protection. Delete if not required.
 
          A.Aluminum-Faced, Polyisocyanurate-Foam Insulating Sheathing: ASTM C1289, Type I, Class 1 or Class 2, rigid, cellular, polyisocyanurate thermal insulation, bonded to glass fiber reinforced aluminum facers on both sides. Heavy embossed 12 mil facer with aluminum reflective surface on exposed side.
          1.Basis of Design: ECOMAXci FR Air Barrier from Rmax.
          2.Flame Spread Index and Smoke Contribution per ASTM E84:
          a.Flame: 25 or less.
          b.Smoke: 450 or less.
          3.Water Vapor Permeability per ASTM E96 desiccant method: 0.03 perm or less.
          4.Air Permeability per ASTM E2178: 0.004 cfm per sq ft (1.2192 L per min per sq m) or less.
          5.Compressive Strength per ASTM D1621: 25 psi (172 kPa).
          6.R-Value per ASTM C518: R-6.5 minimum at thickness of 1 inch (25 mm) and R-13.1 minimum at thickness of 2 inches (51 mm).
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Identify thickness and/or R-Value as appropriate to the project, in the specifications or the drawings. Delete if not required.
          7.Required Insulation Thickness and R-value: As indicated on the Drawings.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Exterior Usage in NFPA 285 Wall Assemblies: Delete if not required.
          8.Exterior Usage in NFPA 285 Wall Assemblies:
          a.Acceptable for inclusion in NFPA 285 exterior wall assemblies, including those that do not include exterior gypsum sheathing.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** The following paragraph is optional. Delete if not required.
          9.Insulation board shall be compatible single-source system component of a tested air and water-resistive barrier system passing or exceeding all requirements of ICC-ES AC71 (ASTM E331, AATC Test Method 127), ABAA Evaluated Air Barrier Assembly for Boardstock - Rigid Cellular Thermal Insulation Board (ASTM E2357), and CAN/ULC-S742 (A1).
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Rmax; ECOMAXci FR (replaces TSX-8500) is an energy-efficient thermal insulation board composed of a closed-cell polyisocyanurate foam core bonded to embossed, glass fiber reinforced aluminum facers on both sides. The exposed side of the board has a heavy embossed 12 mil facer with an aluminum reflective surface and clear coating for limited protection against oxidation. The other side is marked in production to ensure proper installation. Delete if not required.
 
          B.Aluminum-Faced, Polyisocyanurate-Foam Interior Exposed Insulation and Insulating Sheathing: ASTM C1289, Type I, Class 1 or Class 2, rigid, cellular, polyisocyanurate thermal insulation, bonded to glass fiber reinforced aluminum facers on both sides. Heavy embossed 12 mil facer with aluminum reflective surface on exposed side.
          1.Basis of Design: ECOMAXci FR from Rmax.
          2.Flame Spread Index and Smoke Contribution per ASTM E84:
          a.Flame: 25 or less.
          b.Smoke: 450 or less.
          3.Water Vapor Permeability per ASTM E96 desiccant method: 0.03 perm or less.
          4.Air Permeability per ASTM E2178: 0.004 cfm per sq ft (1.2192 L per min per sq m) or less.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Choose intended compressive strength and delete remaining values. The first option, 20 psi (138 kPa), is standard for Rmax ECOMAXci FR of 1 inch (25 mm) and greater thickness.
Rmax ECOMAXci FR is provided at 16 psi (110 kPa) compressive strength at less than 1 inch (25 mm) thickness, unless specified at greater compressive strength noted below.
          5.Compressive Strength per ASTM D1621:
          a.20 psi (138 kPa).
          b.25 psi (172 kPa).
          6.R-Value per ASTM C518: R-6.0 minimum at thickness of 1 inch (25 mm) and R-13.1 minimum at thickness of 2 inches (51 mm).
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Identify thickness and/or R-Value as appropriate to the project, in the specifications or the drawings. Delete if not required.
          7.Required Insulation Thickness and R-value: As indicated on the Drawings.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete following if required for interior use only.
          8.Insulation shall be suitable as continuous exterior wall insulation.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete the following if required for exterior use only.
          9.Insulation shall be determined to be suitable for exposed interior use. Testing to be conducted in accordance with UL 1715 or NFPA 286, as addressed in IBC Section 2603.9 Special Approval; relative to the following:
          a.Without need for an ignition barrier on walls and ceilings.
          b.Without need for an ignition barrier on walls or ceilings within the same building space, conforming to the following:
          1)On walls only for insulation thickness of 4.5 inches (114 mm) maximum.
          2)On ceilings only for insulation thickness of 12 inches (305 mm).
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Exterior Usage in NFPA 285 Wall Assemblies. Delete if not required.
          10.Exterior Usage in NFPA 285 Wall Assemblies:
          a.Acceptable for inclusion in NFPA 285 exterior wall assemblies, including those that do not include exterior gypsum sheathing.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Rmax; TSX-8510 is an energy-efficient thermal insulation board composed of a closed-cell polyisocyanurate foam core bonded to embossed, glass fiber reinforced aluminum facers on both sides. The exposed side of the board has a heavy embossed 12 mil facer with a white modified acrylic coating. The other side is marked in production to ensure proper installation. Delete if not required.
 
          C.Aluminum-Faced, Polyisocyanurate-Foam Interior Exposed Insulation and Insulating Sheathing: ASTM C1289, Type I, Class 1 or Class 2, rigid, cellular, polyisocyanurate thermal insulation, bonded to glass fiber reinforced aluminum facers on both sides. Heavy embossed 12 mil facer with a white modified acrylic coating on exposed side.
          1.Basis of Design: TSX-8510 from Rmax.
          2.Flame Spread Index and Smoke Contribution per ASTM E84:
          a.Flame: 25 or less.
          b.Smoke: 450 or less.
          3.Water Vapor Permeability per ASTM E96 desiccant method: 0.03 perm or less.
          4.Air Permeability per ASTM E2178: 0.004 cfm per sq ft (1.2192 L per min per sq m) or less.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Choose intended compressive strength and delete remaining values.
The first option, 20 psi (138 kPa), is standard for Rmax TSX-8510 of 1 inch (25 mm) and greater thickness.
Rmax TSX-8510 is provided at 16 psi (110 kPa) compressive strength at less than 1 inch (25 mm) thickness, unless specified at greater compressive strength noted below.
          5.Compressive Strength per ASTM D1621:
          a.20 psi (138 kPa).
          b.25 psi (172 kPa).
          6.R-Value per ASTM C518: R-6.0 minimum at thickness of 1 inch (25 mm) and R-13.1 minimum at thickness of 2 inches (51 mm).
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Identify thickness and/or R-Value as appropriate to the project, in the specifications or the drawings. Delete if not required.
          7.Required Insulation Thickness and R-value: As indicated on the Drawings.
          8.Insulation shall be determined to be suitable for exposed interior use. Testing to be conducted in accordance with UL 1715 or NFPA 286, as addressed in IBC Section 2603.9 Special Approval; relative to the following:
          a.Without need for an ignition barrier on walls and ceilings.
          b.Without need for an ignition barrier on walls or ceilings within the same building space, conforming to the following:
          1)On walls only for insulation thickness of 4.5 inches (114 mm) maximum.
          2)On ceilings only for insulation thickness of 12 inches (305 mm).
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Rmax; Thermasheath is an energy-efficient thermal insulation board composed of a closed-cell polyisocyanurate foam core bonded to reinforced aluminum facers with clear coating for limited protection against oxidation on each side. Delete if not required.
 
          D.Aluminum-Faced, Polyisocyanurate-Foam Insulating Sheathing: ASTM C1289, Type I, Class 1 or Class 2, rigid, cellular, polyisocyanurate thermal insulation, bonded to reinforced aluminum facers on both sides.
          1.Basis of Design: Thermasheath from Rmax.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Rmax Thermasheath is manufactured to provide a Flame Spread Index of 25 or less at thickness of 1 inch (25 mm) and greater; and 75 or less at thickness of less than 1 inch (25 mm).
          2.Flame Spread Index and Smoke Contribution per ASTM E84:
          a.Flame: 25 or less at thickness of 1 inch (25 mm) or greater; and 75 or less at thickness of less than 1 inch (25 mm).
          b.Smoke: 450 or less.
          3.Water Vapor Permeability per ASTM E96 desiccant method: 0.03 perm or less.
          4.Air Permeability per ASTM E2178: 0.004 cfm per sq ft (1.2192 L per min per sq m) or less.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Choose intended compressive strength and delete remaining values.
The first option, 20 psi (138 kPa), is standard for Rmax Thermasheath of 1 inch (25 mm) and greater thickness.
Rmax Thermasheath is provided at 16 psi (110 kPa) compressive strength at less than 1 inch (25 mm) thickness, unless specified at greater compressive strength noted below.
          5.Compressive Strength per ASTM D1621:
          a.20 psi (138 kPa).
          b.25 psi (172 kPa).
          6.R-Value per ASTM C518: R-6.0 minimum at thickness of 1 inch (25 mm) and R-13.1 minimum at thickness of 2 inches (51 mm).
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Identify thickness and/or R-Value as appropriate to the project, in the specifications or the drawings. Delete if not required.
          7.Required Insulation Thickness and R-value: As indicated on the Drawings.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete following if required for interior use only.
          8.Insulation shall be suitable as continuous exterior wall insulation.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Exterior Usage in NFPA 285 Wall Assemblies: Delete if not required.
          9.Exterior Usage in NFPA 285 Wall Assemblies:
          10.Acceptable for inclusion in NFPA 285 exterior wall assemblies that include exterior gypsum sheathing.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Rmax; Durasheath is an energy-efficient thermal insulation board composed of a closed-cell polyisocyanurate foam core bonded to inorganic polymer-coated glass mat facers on each side. Delete if not required.
 
          E.Polymer Coated Glass Fiber Mat-Faced, Polyisocyanurate-Foam Insulating Sheathing: ASTM C1289, Type II, Class 2, rigid, cellular, polyisocyanurate thermal insulation
          1.Basis of Design: Durasheath from Rmax.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Rmax Durasheath is manufactured to provide a Flame Spread Index of 25 or less at thickness of 1 inch (25 mm) and greater; and 75 or less at thickness of less than 1 inch (25 mm).
          2.Flame Spread Index and Smoke Contribution per ASTM E84:
          a.Flame: 25 or less at thickness of 1 inch (25 mm) or greater; and 75 or less at thickness of less than 1 inch (25 mm).
          b.Smoke: 450 or less.
          3.Water Vapor Permeability per ASTM E96 desiccant method: 1.5 perm or less.
          4.Air Permeability per ASTM E2178: 0.004 cfm per sq ft (1.2192 L per min per sq m) or less.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Choose intended compressive strength and delete remaining values.
The first option, 20 psi (138 kPa), is standard for Rmax Durasheath of 1 inch (25 mm) and greater thickness.
Rmax Durasheath is provided at 16 psi (110 kPa) compressive strength at less than 1 inch (25 mm) thickness, unless specified at greater compressive strength noted below.
          5.Compressive Strength per ASTM D1621:
          a.20 psi (138 kPa).
          b.25 psi (172 kPa).
          6.R-Value per ASTM C518: R-6.0 minimum at thickness of 1 inch (25 mm) and R-12.1 minimum at thickness of 2 inches (51 mm).
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Identify thickness and/or R-Value as appropriate to the project, in the specifications or the drawings. Delete if not required.
          7.Required Insulation Thickness and R-value: As indicated on the Drawings.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete following if required for interior use only.
          8.Insulation shall be suitable as continuous exterior wall insulation.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Exterior Usage in NFPA 285 Wall Assemblies: Delete if not required.
          9.Exterior Usage in NFPA 285 Wall Assemblies:
          10.Acceptable for inclusion in NFPA 285 exterior wall assemblies that include exterior gypsum sheathing.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete article if not required.
 
          2.4BOARD FACED INSULATION AND SI-STRUCTURAL INSULATION
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Rmax; ECOMAXci FR Ply is an energy-efficient thermal insulation board composed of a closed-cell polyisocyanurate foam core with glass fiber reinforced aluminum facers on both sides bonded to 5/8 or 3/4 inch (16 or 19 mm) fire-retardant-treated plywood. Delete if not required.
 
          A.Fire-Retardant-Treated Nail Base Insulating Sheathing, Consisting of Aluminum-Faced, Polyisocyanurate-Foam Insulating Sheathing bonded to Fire-Retardant-Treated Plywood: ASTM C1289, Type V with Type I, Class 1 or Class 2, rigid, cellular, polyisocyanurate thermal insulation.
          1.Basis of Design: Rmax; ECOMAXci FR Ply.
          2.Flame Spread Index and Smoke Contribution per ASTM E84:
          a.Flame: 25 or less.
          b.Smoke: 450 or less.
          3.Water Vapor Permeability per ASTM E96 desiccant method: 0.03 perm or less.
          4.Air Permeability per ASTM E2178: 0.004 cfm per sq ft (1.2192 L per min per sq m) or less.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Choose intended compressive strength for insulation component and delete remaining values.
The first option, 20 psi (138 kPa), is standard for Rmax ECOMAXci FR Ply with insulation component thickness of 1 inch (25 mm) and greater.
Rmax ECOMAXci FR Ply is provided with insulation component at 16 psi (110 kPa) compressive strength at less than 1 inch (25 mm) thickness unless specified at greater compressive strength noted below.
          5.Compressive Strength per ASTM D1621:
          a.20 psi (138 kPa).
          b.25 psi (172 kPa).
          6.R-Value of insulation component per ASTM C518: R-6.0 minimum at thickness of 1 inch (25 mm) and R-13.1 minimum at thickness of 2 inches (51 mm).
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Identify Required Insulation Thickness and R-Value as appropriate to the project, in the specifications or the drawings. Delete if not required.
          7.Required Insulation Thickness and R-value: As indicated on the Drawings.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Exterior Usage in NFPA 285 Wall Assemblies: Delete if not required.
          8.Exterior Usage in NFPA 285 Wall Assemblies:
          a.Acceptable for inclusion in NFPA 285 exterior wall assemblies, including those that do not include exterior gypsum sheathing.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Indicate thickness of Fire-Retardant-Treated Plywood in specifications or on drawings. Delete option not required.
Rmax ECOMAXci FR Ply is available with plywood thickness or 5/8 and 3/4 inch (16 and 19 mm).
Fire Retardant Treated Plywood conforms to DOC PS 1 or DOC PS 2 and is rated as Exposure 1, often identified as CDX plywood, and will bear the proper identification labels.
The wood component will provide additional R-Value to that of the insulation component: 5/8 inch (16 mm) plywood provides an additional 0.7 R-value. 3/4 inch (19 mm) plywood provides an additional 0.9 R-value.
          9.Fire-Retardant-Treated Plywood Thickness:
          a.Fire-Retardant-Treated Plywood, Exposure 1: 5/8 inch (16 mm).
          b.Fire-Retardant-Treated Plywood, Exposure 1: 3/4 inch (19 mm).
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Rmax; ECOMAXci Ply (replaces ECOBASEci) is an energy-efficient thermal insulation board composed of a closed-cell polyisocyanurate foam insulation with inorganic, polymer-coated glass fiber mat facers bonded to 5/8 and 3/4 inch (16 and 19 mm) fire-retardant-treated plywood. Delete if not required.
 
          B.Fire-Retardant-Treated Nail Base Insulating Sheathing, Consisting of Polymer-Coated Glass Fiber Mat-Faced, Polyisocyanurate-Foam Insulating Sheathing bonded to Fire-Retardant-Treated Plywood: ASTM C1289, Type V with Type II, Class 2, rigid, cellular polyisocyanurate thermal insulation.
          1.Basis of Design: Rmax; ECOMAXci Ply.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Rmax ECOMAXci Ply is manufactured to provide an insulation component Flame Spread Index of 25 or less at thickness of 1 inch (25 mm) and greater; and 75 or less at thickness of less than 1 inch (25 mm). The Flame Spread Index of the Fire-Retardant-Treated Plywood component is 25 or less.
          2.Flame Spread Index and Smoke Contribution per ASTM E84:
          a.Flame: 25 or less for foam insulation component at thickness of 1 inch (25 mm) or greater, and 75 or less for foam insulation component at thickness of less than 1 inch (25 mm).
          b.Flame: 25 or less for fire-retardant-treated plywood.
          c.Smoke: 450 or less for foam insulation and fire-retardant-treated plywood.
          3.Water Vapor Permeability per ASTM E96 desiccant method: 1.5 perm or less.
          4.Air Permeability per ASTM E2178: 0.004 cfm per sq ft (1.2192 L per min per sq m) or less.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Choose intended compressive strength for insulation component and delete remaining values.
The first option, 20 psi (138 kPa), standard for Rmax ECOMAXci Ply with insulation component thickness of 1 inch (25 mm) and greater.
Rmax ECOMAXci Ply is provided with insulation component at 16 psi (110 kPa) compressive strength at less than 1 inch (25 mm) thickness unless specified at greater compressive strength noted below.
          5.Compressive Strength per ASTM D1621:
          a.20 psi (138 kPa).
          b.25 psi (172 kPa).
          6.R-Value of insulation component per ASTM C518: R-6.0 minimum at thickness of 1 inch (25 mm) and R-12.1 minimum at thickness of 2 inches (51 mm).
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Identify thickness and/or R-Value as appropriate to the project, in the specifications or the drawings. Delete if not required.
          7.Required Insulation Thickness and R-value: As indicated on the Drawings.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Exterior Usage in NFPA 285 Wall Assemblies: Delete if not required.
          8.Exterior Usage in NFPA 285 Wall Assemblies:
          a.Acceptable for inclusion in NFPA 285 exterior wall assemblies that include exterior gypsum sheathing.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Indicate thickness of Fire-Retardant-Treated Plywood in specifications or on drawings. Delete option not required.
Rmax ECOMAXci Ply is available with plywood thickness or 5/8 and 3/4 inch (16 and 19 mm).
Fire Retardant Treated Plywood conforms to DOC PS 1 or DOC PS 2 and is rated as Exposure 1, often identified as CDX plywood, and will bear the proper identification labels.
The wood component will provide additional R-Value to that of the insulation component: 5/8 inch (16 mm) plywood provides an additional 0.7 R-value. 3/4 inch (19 mm) plywood provides an additional 0.9 R-value.
          9.Fire-Retardant-Treated Plywood Thickness:
          a.Fire-Retardant-Treated Plywood, Exposure 1: 5/8 inch (16 mm).
          b.Fire-Retardant-Treated Plywood, Exposure 1: 3/4 inch (19 mm).
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Rmax; ThermaBase-CI (TS) is an energy-efficient thermal insulation board composed of a closed-cell polyisocyanurate foam core bonded to reinforced aluminum facers on both sides bonded to a nailing surface. The standard nailing surface for ThermaBase-CI (TS) is 7/16 inch (11 mm) OSB (APA rated). Alternate nailing surfaces, such as 1/2, 5/8, or 3/4 inch (13, 16 19 mm) OSB or CDX plywood, are available upon request. Refer to the specification for Rmax; ECOMAXci FR Ply for similar product incorporating fire-retardant-treated plywood. Delete if not required.
 
          C.Nail Base Insulating Sheathing, Consisting of Aluminum-Faced, Polyisocyanurate-Foam Insulating Sheathing bonded to OSB or Plywood: ASTM C1289, Type V with Type I, Class 1 or Class 2, rigid, cellular, polyisocyanurate thermal insulation.
          1.Basis of Design: Rmax; ThermaBase-CI (TS).
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Rmax ThermaBase-CI (TS) is manufactured to provide an insulation component Flame Spread Index of 25 or less at thickness of 1 inch (25 mm) and greater; and 75 or less at thickness of less than 1 inch (25 mm). The Flame Spread Index of the wood panel component is 75 or less.
          2.Flame Spread Index and Smoke Contribution per ASTM E84:
          a.Flame: 25 or less for foam insulation component at thickness of 1 inch (25 mm) or greater; and 75 or less at thickness of less than 1 inch (25 mm).
          b.Flame: 75 or less for plywood or OSB component.
          c.Smoke: 450 or less.
          3.Water Vapor Permeability per ASTM E96 desiccant method: 0.03 perm or less.
          4.Air Permeability per ASTM E2178: 0.004 cfm per sq ft (1.2192 L per min per sq m) or less.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Choose intended compressive strength for insulation component and delete remaining values.
The first option, 20 psi (138 kPa) standard for Rmax ThermaBase-CI (TS) with insulation component thickness of 1 inch (25 mm) and greater.
Rmax ThermaBase-CI (TS) is provided with insulation component at 16 psi (110 kPa) compressive strength at less than 1 inch (25 mm) thickness unless specified oat greater compressive strength noted below.
          5.Compressive Strength per ASTM D1621:
          a.20 psi (138 kPa).
          b.25 psi (172 kPa).
          6.R-Value per ASTM C518: R-6.0 minimum at thickness of 1 inch (25 mm) and R-13.1 minimum at thickness of 2 inches (51 mm).
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Identify thickness and/or R-Value as appropriate to the project, in the specifications or the drawings. Delete if not required.
          7.Required Insulation Thickness and R-value: As indicated on the Drawings.
          8.Nailable Material and Thickness:
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Identify Nailable Material and Thickness. Delete options not required.
7/16 inch (11 mm) thickness OSB is standard with most manufacturers.
Wood structural panels of Plywood and OSB conform to DOC PS 1 or DOC PS 2 and are rated as Exposure 1, which in the case of plywood is often identified as CDX plywood, and will bear the proper identification labels.
The wood component will provide additional R-Value to that of the insulation component: 7/16 and 1/2 inch (11 and 13 mm) OSB or plywood provides an additional 0.6 R-value. 5/8 inch (16 mm) plywood provides an additional 0.7 R-value. 3/4 inch (19 mm) plywood provides an additional 0.9 R-value.
          a.Oriented-Strand-Board Nominal Thickness: 7/16 inch (11 mm).
          b.Oriented-Strand-Board Nominal Thickness: 1/2 inch (13 mm).
          c.Oriented-Strand-Board Nominal Thickness: 5/8 inch (16 mm).
          d.Oriented-Strand-Board Nominal Thickness: 3/4 inch (19 mm).
          e.Plywood Nominal Thickness, Exposure 1: 1/2 inch (13 mm).
          f.Plywood Nominal Thickness, Exposure 1: 5/8 inch (16 mm).
          g.Plywood Nominal Thickness, Exposure 1: 3/4 inch (19 mm).
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Rmax; ThermaBase-CI (DS) is an energy-efficient thermal insulation board composed of a closed-cell polyisocyanurate foam core with inorganic polymer-coated glass mat facers on each side bonded to a nailing surface. The standard nailing surface for ThermaBase-CI (DS) is 7/16 inch (11 mm) OSB (APA rated). Alternate nailing surfaces, such as 1/2, 5/8, or 3/4 inch (13, 16, and 19 mm) OSB or CDX plywood, are available upon request. Refer to the specification for Rmax; ECOMAXci Ply for similar product incorporating fire-retardant-treated plywood. Delete if not required.
 
          D.Nail Base Insulating Sheathing, Consisting of Polymer-Coated Glass Fiber Mat-Faced, Polyisocyanurate-Foam Insulation Bonded to OSB or Plywood: ASTM C1289, Type V with Type II, Class 2, rigid, cellular polyisocyanurate thermal insulation.
          1.Basis of Design: Rmax; ThermaBase-CI (DS).
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Rmax ThermaBase-CI (DS) is manufactured to provide an insulation component Flame Spread Index of 25 or less at thickness of 1 inch (25 mm) and greater; and 75 or less at thickness of less than 1 inch (25 mm). The Flame Spread Index of the wood panel component is 75 or less.
          2.Flame Spread Index and Smoke Contribution per ASTM E84:
          a.Flame: 25 or less for foam insulation component at thickness of 1 inch (25 mm) or greater; and 75 or less at thickness of less than 1 inch (25 mm).
          b.Flame: 75 or less for plywood or OSB component.
          c.Smoke: 450 or less.
          3.Water Vapor Permeability per ASTM E96 desiccant method: 1.5 perm or less.
          4.Air Permeability per ASTM E2178: 0.004 cfm per sq ft (1.2192 L per min per sq m) or less.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Choose intended compressive strength for insulation component and delete remaining values.
The first option, 20 psi (138 kPa) is standard for Rmax ThermaBase-CI (DS) with insulation component thickness of 1 inch (25 mm) and greater.
Rmax ThermaBase-CI (DS) is provided with insulation component at 16 psi (110 kPa) compressive strength at less than 1 inch (25 mm) thickness unless specified at greater compressive strength noted below.
          5.Compressive Strength per ASTM D1621:
          a.20 psi (138 kPa).
          b.25 psi (172 kPa).
          6.R-Value per ASTM C518: R-6.0 minimum at thickness of 1 inch (25 mm) and R-12.1 minimum at thickness of 2 inches (51 mm).
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Identify thickness and/or R-Value as appropriate to the project, in the specifications or the drawings. Delete if not required.
          7.Required Insulation Thickness and R-value: As indicated on the Drawings.
          8.Nailable Material and Thickness:
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Identify Nailable Material and Thickness. Delete options not required.
7/16 inch (11 mm) thickness OSB is standard with most manufacturers.
Wood structural panels of Plywood and OSB conform to DOC PS 1 or DOC PS 2 and are rated as Exposure 1, which in the case of plywood is often identified as CDX plywood, and will bear the proper identification labels.
The wood component will provide additional R-Value to that of the insulation component: 7/16 and 1/2 inch (11 and 13 mm) OSB or plywood provides an additional 0.6 R-value. 5/8 inch (16 mm) plywood provides an additional 0.7 R-value. 3/4 inch (19 mm) plywood provides an additional 0.9 R-value.
          a.Oriented-Strand-Board Nominal Thickness: 7/16 inch (11 mm)
          b.Oriented-Strand-Board Nominal Thickness: 1/2 inch (13 mm).
          c.Oriented-Strand-Board Nominal Thickness: 5/8 inch (16 mm).
          d.Oriented-Strand-Board Nominal Thickness: 3/4 inch (19 mm).
          e.Plywood Nominal Thickness, Exposure 1: 1/2 inch (12.7 mm).
          f.Plywood Nominal Thickness, Exposure 1: 5/8 inch (15.9 mm).
          g.Plywood Nominal Thickness, Exposure 1: 3/4 inch (195.1 mm).
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Rmax; Thermasheath-SI is a composite product made up of insulation and structural component that is designed to work seamlessly with non-structural Rmax Thermasheath-3. The insulation component is an energy-efficient thermal insulation board composed of a closed-cell polyisocyanurate foam bonded to reflective, reinforced aluminum facers providing a superior physical and thermal properties along with a durable radiant barrier surface. The structural component provides stability for lateral bracing and transverse loads. Delete if not required.
 
          E.Aluminum-Faced, Polyisocyanurate-Foam Insulating Sheathing: ASTM C1289, Type I, Class 1 or Class 2, rigid, cellular, polyisocyanurate thermal insulation, bonded to reinforced aluminum facers on both sides and structural component bonded to one side.
          1.Basis of Design: Thermasheath-SI from Rmax.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Rmax Thermasheath-SI is manufactured to provide an insulation component Flame Spread Index of 25 or less at thickness of 1 inch (25 mm) and greater; and 75 or less at thickness of less than 1 inch (25 mm).
          2.Flame Spread Index and Smoke Contribution per ASTM E84:
          a.Flame: 25 or less for foam insulation component at thickness of 1 inch (25 mm) or greater; and 75 or less at thickness of less than 1 inch (25 mm).
          b.Smoke: 450 or less.
          3.Water Vapor Permeability per ASTM E96 desiccant method: 0.03 perm or less.
          4.Air Permeability per ASTM E2178: 0.004 cfm per sq ft (1.2192 L per min per sq m) or less.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Rmax Thermasheath-SI is manufactured to provide an insulation component Flame Spread Index of 25 or less at thickness of 1 inch (25 mm) and greater; and 75 or less at thickness of less than 1 inch (25 mm). The Flame Spread Index of the wood panel component is 75 or less.
          5.Compressive Strength per ASTM D1621:
          a.20 psi (138 kPa); at thickness of 1 inch (25 mm) or greater; 16 psi (110 kPa) at thickness of less than 1 inch (25 mm).
          6.R-Value per ASTM C518:
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Identify thickness in specifications or on drawings. Delete options not required.
          a.Insulation Thickness and R-Value: 1/2 inch (13 mm) at R-3.2
          b.Insulation Thickness and R-Value: 3/4 inch (19 mm) at R-5.0
          c.Insulation Thickness and R-Value: 1 inch (25 mm) at R-6.0.
          d.As indicated on the Drawings.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete article if not required.
 
          2.5ACCESSORIES
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete accessory options not required.
 
          A.Insulation Fastener Components:
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Rmax fasteners for various installations are addressed below.
          1.General - Fasteners for Fastening Polyisocyanurate Wall Insulation to Wood Framing Components, Light Gauge Metal Wall Framing Components and Wood and Metal Roof Decks:
          a.Steel drill screws, in type and length recommended by sheathing manufacturer for thickness of sheathing to be attached, with organic-polymer or other corrosion-protective coating having a salt-spray resistance of more than 800 hours according to ASTM B117. Fasteners in contact with fire-retardant-treated wood shall be of suitable material or provided with coating suitable for such use.
          b.Provide washers or plates if recommended by sheathing or insulation manufacturer. Washers shall be compatible with screw fasteners.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Rodenhouse Grip-Deck Screws are intended for installation of insulation panels on metal stud framed wall surfaces. Similar fasteners are available from other manufacturers. Delete if not required.
          2.Fasteners for Fastening Polyisocyanurate Wall Insulation to metal stud framed wall surfaces:
          a.Self-drilling ceramic coated screw.
          1)Product: Rodenhouse Grip-Deck screws or comparable products.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Nailboard Fasteners are intended for use in attaching nail base wall and roof panels. Fasteners have a large diameter low profile pancake head configured for 6-lobe internal drive, to provide pull-through resistance without the need for a washer. Three thread and point styles are available, to address attachment to various substrates including wood and metal framing and wood and metal structural decks. Fasteners are available in various lengths, up to 18 inches (457 mm), dependent upon thread and point style. Delete if not required.
          3.Nailboard Fasteners: Engineered for attaching nail base wall and roof panels to wood and metal framing and structural decks.
          a.Large-diameter, low profile pancake head, case hardened and tempered carbon steel, epoxy e-coat to comply with governing standards for use with treated wood including fire-retardant-treated wood.
          1)Product: TurFast; Nailboard Fasteners or comparable product.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Chose one or more of the three nailboard fastener versions below, that is appropriate to the project, and delete remaining versions. Retain all three versions if desired. Delete if not required.
          b.Thread Style and Point:
          1)SIPTP: Thread-point for wood and timber applications.
          2)SIPLD: Light-duty. Drill point for light gauge metal framing, corrugated steel deck, and wood applications.
          3)SIPHD: Heavy-duty. Drill point for thick steel member applications.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Rodenhouse Plasti-Grip-PMF fasteners are intended for installation of insulation panels on concrete and masonry wall surfaces. Delete if not required.
          4.Fasteners for Fastening Polyisocyanurate Wall Insulation to Concrete or Masonry Wall Surfaces:
          a.One-piece plastic washer and stem, installed in pre-drilled hole in concrete or masonry.
          1)Product: Rodenhouse Plasti-Grip PMF Plastic Masonry Fastener or comparable product.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Rodenhouse Thermal-Grip ci prong washers are intended for installation of insulation panels, and when properly installed the fastener and washer do not require additional sealing against air and moisture.Delete if not required.
          5.Washers: Self-sealing for use with Self-drilling screws:
          a.Self-sealing 2 inches (51 mm) diameter polymer washer, UV stabilized, tested, and approved to provide air and water-resistant seal, in combination with compatible self-drilling screw.
          1)Product: Rodenhouse Thermal-Grip ci prong washer or comparable product.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Rodenhouse Thermal-Grip brick tie washers are intended for installation of insulation panels, and when properly installed the fastener and washer do not require additional sealing against air and moisture. Delete if not required.
          6.Washers: Self-sealing for use with barrel style brick ties:
          a.Self-sealing 2 inches (51 mm) diameter UV stabilized polymer washer tested and approved to provide air and water-resistant seal, barrel-style brick ties.
          1)Product: Rodenhouse Thermal-Grip brick tie washer or comparable product.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Rodenhouse Plasti-Grip ci prong washers are intended for installation of insulation panels.These fasteners have a perforated face which is not intended to provide a seal. Delete if not required.
          7.Washers: Perforated washers for use with self-drilling screws:
          a.Perforated face washers 1.75 inch (44 mm) diameter polymer washer, with additives for extended UV exposure for use in combination with compatible self-drilling screw.
          1)Product: Rodenhouse Plasti-Grip ci prong washer or comparable product.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Rodenhouse Grip-Lok hurricane washers are intended for installation of insulation panels. These fasteners have a perforated face which is not intended to provide a seal. Delete if not required.
          8.Washers: Perforated Hurricane/High-Wind washers for use with self-drilling screws:
          a.Perforated face washers 3.0 inch diameter polymer washer, with additives for extended UV exposure for use in combination with compatible self-drilling ceramic coated screw.
          1)Product: Rodenhouse Grip-Lok hurricane washer or comparable product.
 
          B.Insulation Joint and Flashing Components:
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Joint and flashing components shall be utilized for their intended use. Specific materials are intended for use at static joints, while others may also be intended for use at dynamic joints.
Follow manufacturer's instructions for use and installation. Joint treatment materials are intended for installation on clean dry surfaces. Joint treatment and flashing materials are not intended to bond to the exposed foam core of the insulation. Installation may require the use of primers, to ensure proper adhesion to masonry, or treated wood and similar building components.
          1.General - Joint Treatment and Flashing Components:
          a.Material Standards:
          1)AAMA 711: For self-adhered flashing and joint materials.
          2)AAMA 714: For liquid applied flashing and joint materials.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** The following Rmax products are intended for use with aluminum-faced insulation at static joints between insulation panels, including inside and outside corners: R-SEAL 2000 LF, R-SEAL 3000, R-SEAL 3000W and R-SEAL 6000.
R-SEAL Construction Tape is intended for use at static joints between adjacent aluminum-faced insulation panels of one-and-two family dwellings.
Verify ability of materials to bond to the adjacent materials and the potential need for compatible primer, to ensure proper bond.
          b.Components for use at static joints, joining adjacent aluminum-faced insulation panels include liquid flashing, adhered joint tape, and adhered flashing and transition tape.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** The following Rmax products are intended for use with aluminum-faced insulation, in flashing of static window and wall openings, and static wall penetrations: R-SEAL 2000 LF and R-SEAL 6000. Verify ability of materials to bond to the adjacent materials and the potential need for compatible primers, to ensure proper bond.
          c.Components for use at static joints, joining aluminum-faced insulation and adjacent elements, including window and wall openings and items penetrating the insulation include: liquid flashing and adhered flashing and transition tape.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** The following Rmax products are intended for use at dynamic joints at aluminum-faced insulation of 3/4 inch (19 mm) maximum width between aluminum-faced insulation board edges, and include transitions to adjacent materials: R-SEAL 6000 Flashing and Transition Tape.
          d.Components for use at dynamic joints at aluminum-faced insulation of up to 3/4 inch (19 mm) in width, shall be restricted to the use of flashing and transition tape, or materials and devices specifically designed to allow for dynamic movement.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** For dynamic joints at aluminum-faced insulation of width over 3/4 inch (19 mm); provide specifically designed products or components as appropriate to the installation
          e.Components for use at dynamic joints over 3/4 inch (19 mm) in width, shall be restricted to the use of materials and devices specifically designed for such joint widths.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** R-SEAL 2000 LF is a durable one-component, hybrid technology, non-sag, flexible, flashing and water barrier sealant designed for primerless adhesion to the most substrates found in the building envelope.
R-SEAL 2000 LF is intended for treatment of stationary joints between aluminum-faced insulation components and at inside and outside corners, and as flashing or wall openings and penetrations of insulation surface. Delete if not required.
          2.Liquid Flashing for Stationary Joint Treatment of Foil Faced Polyisocyanurate Insulation:
          a.Product: Rmax R-SEAL 2000 LF sealant or comparable product.
          1)One-component flexible flashing and water barrier sealant.
          2)ASTM C920, Type S, Grade NS, Class 12.5, use NT, G, A, O, M.
          3)Application Temperature Range: 40 to 104 degrees F (4 to 40 degrees C).
          4)Service Range: -40 to 170 degrees F (-40 to 77 degrees C).
          5)Curing Rate:
          a)Skin Formation Time: 60 to 90 minutes.
          b)Cure Depth: 0.16 inch (4 mm) in 24 hours.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** R-SEAL 3000 is a nominal 2 mil high strength dead soft aluminum foil coated with cold-weather acrylic pressure-sensitive adhesive.
R-SEAL 3000 is intended for joint treatment of both interior and exterior insulation. Delete if not required.
          3.Joint Sealant Tape for Stationary Joint Treatment of Foil Faced Polyisocyanurate Insulation:
          a.Product: Rmax R-SEAL 3000 tape or comparable product.
          1)Dead soft aluminum foil coated with acrylic pressure-sensitive adhesive.
          2)Width: 4 inches (102 mm)
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Retain paragraph above relative to 4-inch wide tape and retain paragraph below relative to 5-inch wide tape if use of 5-inch wide tape may also be necessary.
          3)Width: 5 inches (127 mm) for use where coverage is necessary.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Retain paragraph below relative to 5-inch wide tape and delete 4-inch option above for projects that must meet the requireme
nt relative to High-Velocity Hurricane Zones.
          4)Width: 5 inches (127 mm) for systems involving High-Velocity Hurricane Zones.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** R-SEAL 3000W is a nominal 2 mil high strength dead soft white aluminum foil coated with cold-weather acrylic pressure-sensitive adhesive.
R-SEAL 3000W is intended for joint treatment of interior insulation and is color-matched to Rmax TSX-8510. Delete if not required.
          4.Joint Sealant Tape for Stationary Joint Treatment of White Finished Foil Faced Polyisocyanurate Insulation:
          a.Product: Rmax R-SEAL 3000W tape, or comparable product.
          1)Dead soft white aluminum foil coated with acrylic pressure-sensitive adhesive.
          2)Width 3 inches (76 mm).
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** R-SEAL 6000 is a nominal 35 mil black woven polyethylene membrane with butyl rubber adhesive.
R-SEAL 6000 is intended for dynamic joints, including transition to adjacent materials.
R-SEAL 6000 is intended for treatment of stationary joints between insulation components at inside and outside corners, and as flashing of wall openings and penetrations of insulation surface. Delete if not required.
          5.Flashing and Transition Tape for Joints Subject to Movement and Openings at Foil Faced Polyisocyanurate Insulation, and transition to other building materials.
          a.Product: Rmax R-SEAL 6000 tape or comparable product.
          1)Polyethylene membrane with butyl rubber adhesive.
          2)Width 9 and 12 inches (229 and 305 mm).
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** R-SEAL Construction Tape is a 3 mil white translucent OPP Film with an acrylic pressure-sensitive adhesive and is UV resistant for long term performance.
R-SEAL Construction Tape is intended for use at joints between adjacent insulation panels on residential and light commercial construction. Delete if not required.
          6.Joint Sealant Tape for Stationary Joint Treatment of Foil Faced Polyisocyanurate Insulation, in Residential and Light Commercial Construction:
          a.Product: Rmax R-SEAL Construction Tape or comparable product.
          1)White translucent OOP Film with acrylic pressure-sensitive adhesive.
          2)Width 3 inches (76 mm).
 
          C.Interior Insulation Attachment and Joint Closure System:
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Rmax; interior insulation retaining components by Victory Bear, are addressed below. The components provide a finishing touch that is attractive as well as functional, allowing for quick and easy installation over smooth solid wall surfaces, are efficient to work with, while, saving labor during installation, and provide increased energy performance. Suitable for use in metal buildings, wood-framed and concrete construction. Delete if not required.
          1.At Interior Installation of Foil Faced Polyisocyanurate Insulation over interior wall surfaces of buildings, provide in conformance with the following:
          a.Components to be PVC extrusions, white in color, with flexible edge seal, and perforated fastening leg. Flame Spread Index of 0 and Smoke-Developed Index of 190, per UL 723.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** The Victory Bear; Flex-Tite insulation clips are intended to be efficient to work with. Their two-component design allows for removal and replacement of the insulation panels if necessary. Delete if not required.
          2.Two-Component System for Interior Installation of Foil Faced Polyisocyanurate Insulation; provide in conformance with the following:
          a.Two-component system, consisting of male component for attachment to wall or framing surface, and T-shaped female component, to be installed over face of insulation panels; allowing for removal and replacement of insulation panels if necessary.
          b.Product: Victory Bear; Flex-Tite Clip System or comparable product.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** The Victory Bear; Quick Clip insulation clips are intended to be efficient to work with. Their design allows for insulation panels to be installed progressively. Delete if not required.
          3.One Component System for Interior Installation of Foil Faced Polyisocyanurate Insulation; provide in conformance with the following:
          a.One component system, of size appropriate to the insulation thickness, with flanges for attachment to wall or framing surface; allowing for insulation panels to be installed progressively.
          b.Product: Victory Bear; Quick Clip System or comparable product.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** The Victory Bear: Flex-Tite J-Channel provides a finishing touch to the perimeter of insulation. Intended for use in conjunction with the Flex-Tite or Quick Clip Insulation Attachment Systems. Delete if not required.
          4.Perimeter Trim Component for Interior Installation of Foil Faced Polyisocyanurate Insulation; provide in conformance with the following;
          a.J-Channel of size appropriate to the insulation thickness to be installed; intended to secure and conceal exposed edges of insulation panels.
          b.Product: Victory Bear; Flex-Tite J-Channel or comparable product.
 
          PART 3EXECUTION
 
          3.1EXAMINATION
 
          A.Do not begin installation until substrates have been properly prepared.
 
          B.If substrate preparation is the responsibility of another installer, notify Architect of unsatisfactory preparation before proceeding.
 
          3.2PREPARATION
 
          A.Clean surfaces thoroughly prior to installation.
 
          B.Prepare surfaces using the methods recommended by the manufacturer for achieving the best result for the substrate under the project conditions.
 
          3.3INSTALLATION, GENERAL
 
          A.Install in accordance with manufacturer's instructions and in proper relationship with adjacent construction.
 
          3.4PROTECTION
 
          A.Protect installed products until completion of project.
 
          B.Touch-up, repair, or replace damaged products before Substantial Completion.
 
         
END OF SECTION