As the first formaldehyde free mineral wool insulation in North America, the formaldehyde-free Thermafiber® mineral wool insulation solutions represent a breakthrough for architects, specifiers and contractors interested in achieving sustainable building standards.
As an industry pioneer, we are proud to introduce the FIRST Formaldehyde-Free Perimeter Fire Containment System. The expansion of the Formaldehyde-Free Thermafiber® mineral wool insulation strengthens the impressive portfolio of industry-leading products and services.
The Formaldehyde-Free Thermafiber® Curtain Wall Insulation System is the Enclosure Solutions assembly for high-rise building construction. This patented system has all the products and details necessary to design and construct aluminum and steel-framed curtain wall perimeter fire containment systems in accordance with ASTM E2307 and the International Building Code (IBC) to prevent the interior spread of fire from floor to floor. The Formaldehyde-Free Thermafiber® Curtain Wall Insulation System will serve any typical building situation with an F-rating of two hours and up to 3 hours*.
Thermafiber® FireSpan® Formaldehyde-Free products are Underwrites Laboratories and Intertek Laboratories approved for perimeter fire containment systems and designed to provide enhanced fire protection in curtain wall and perimeter fire containment systems.
Thermafiber® Safing Formaldehyde-Free mineral wool insulation product is Underwriters Laboratories and Intertek Laboratories approved for applications and designed to provide enhanced fire protection in perimeter fire containment systems, floor and wall penetrations, construction joints, and other firestopping applications.
Thermafiber® SAFB™ (Sound Attenuation Fire Blankets) Formaldehyde-Free mineral wool insulation is a solution for architects, specifiers, and contractors interested in achieving green building standards and using products that exclude red-list* materials like formaldehyde.
Thermafiber® UltraBatt™ FF mineral wool insulation is designed to provide excellent thermal insulation, fire resistance and noise control in residential and light commercial construction. The semi-rigid batts are more dense than traditional batts and rolls, and are quick and easy to install.
Thermafiber® SAFB™ FF, UltraBatt™ FF, FireSpan® 90 FF, FireSpan® 40 FF, and Safing FF are available for specification and purchase.
Thermafiber® SAFB™ FF and UltraBatt™ FF are available now both for specification and for order through our distribution partners. The Formaldehyde-Free Perimeter Fire Containment products (Thermafiber® FireSpan® 90 FF, FireSpan® 40 FF, and Safing FF) is available for specifications now and in-market later this year.
Yes, we are using industry leading bio-based formaldehyde-free binder technology to make formaldehyde-free mineral wool available for customers.
After removing the final red-listed item in our material composition, Thermafiber® SAFB™ FF UltraBatt™ FF, FireSpan® 90 FF, FireSpan® 40 FF, and Safing FF are now UL® Environment validated Formaldehyde-Free and GREENGUARD Gold certified.
To help architects and builders meet building standards, Thermafiber® SAFB™ FF, UltraBatt™ FF, FireSpan® 90 FF, FireSpan® 40 FF, and Safing FF are also listed in the Declare database as Living Building Challenge Compliant.
You will notice a new packaging design for the Formaldehyde-Free products, but there are no changes in the number of pieces per package.
Please contact your local Owens Corning Area Sales Manager for more details.
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