INJECT-STYRENE TECHNOLOGY

Technical data sheet Écobill MD® NE-R025

ECOBILL MD/® DATA SHEET

Product description

Ecobill MD® NE-R025 is an expanded polystyrene-injected thermal insulation (EPS-i) made from grained Type I and II EPS microbeads containing 25% recycled content. Certified raw materials Ecocaptation Injected (i) with an acrylic binder, it forms a rigid, stable, high-performance insulation in-situ in building attics. It dries and sets in just a few days. Ecobill® EPS(i) offers unique and exceptional properties, ideal for existing buildings and new construction.

INSULATION TYPE Type I expanded polystyrene
ADHESIVE Water-based acrylic binder.
COLOR Greyish and/or white
BEAD DIMENSIONS 0.5 to 2.5 mm
INSULATION STRUCTURE Microcellular / non-hydrophilic
DENSITY 15kg/m3 to 18kg/m3
DIMENSIONAL STABILITY No swelling, 98% stability
COMPATIBILITY Wood, plastic, steel, concrete, plaster.
FLAMMABILITY Yes, cover with fireproof material.
SELF-IGNITION 400-500 C
OPERATING TEMPERATURE 75 C (max.)
NON-CAPILLARITY Does not retain water
DANGEROUS Dust- and vapour-free
VERMINE Does not encourage vermin
MOISISSURE Does not promote mould

Technical data

This insulation product surpasses the requirements of quality standard CAN/ULC-S701 (with modifications). Standards for rigid polystyrene insulation. Tests and test reports by independent laboratories recognized by the Canadian Construction Materials Centre

 

TECHNICAL DATA METHOD RESULT
THERMAL RESISTANCE ASTM C518-10 R- 4.3 /in
WATER ABSORPTION ASTM D2842-12 0,6 % @ 2%
WATER VAPOUR PERMEANCE ASTM E96-00 1980 ng/Pa/s/m2 34.6 perms
AIRBARRIER ASTM E2178 / AS01210-A 75 Pa / +49 L/s-m2
DENSITY 15kg @ 18kg/m3
MOISISSURES ASTM C1338-2014 Pass
VOCS CDPH01350 – 1.1 Class-room / Pass
COMPRESSIVE STRENGTH AT 10% DEFORMATION (MIN.) ASTM-D-1621 5 psi

MICROBEAD INJECTION

Sequence of work

Ecobill MD/® NE-R025 can be injected into air gaps of 1 inch (2.5cm) minimum and 16 inches (40 cm) maximum. In addition to its high thermal value, injected microbead insulation provides excellent control over air movement.

bead injection preparation

Preparing for injection

Holes are carefully cut to fill voids with a maximum radius of 20 inches (50cm).

bead injection preparation

Insulation injection

The injection gun stops automatically when maximum density is reached. This eliminates the risk of walls bursting.

The microbeads thread their way into gaps as small as 0.5 mm and coat everything in the partition.

wall closure injection work

Closing after injection

Ideally, fill the holes after injection to ensure that the insulation stays in place until completely dry.

completion of injection work

Finalizing the work

Drying time can vary from 48 hours to 8 days, depending on the nature of the walls, the ambient temperature and humidity, and the thickness of the injected insulation.

BUILDING APPLICATIONS

Injection options

    • Walls and foundations
    • Floors and ceilings
    • Overhang
    • Crawl space
injection possibility

Advantages and benefits

PSE-i insulation is suitable:

  • Wood
  • Plaster
  • Brick and concrete
  • Metals
  • Plastic and membrane

Material with low ecological impact

  • Recycled material from Eco-capture
  • Rated A+ for air quality.
  • Contains no HCFCs or HFCs
  • 100% recoverable and recyclable
  • Does not contaminate materials in contact.
  • Reduced ecological footprint and extended life cycle.

Limit of use

  • Expanded polystyrene beads (EPS) are flammable. PSE-i insulation must therefore be covered with a fire-retardant material as recommended in the national building code.
  • Non-structuring, EPS-i can only be injected into empty spaces consisting of two walls.
  • Adheres, but does not stick to surfaces.
  • Not to be used in the presence of granular or fibrous materials (e.g. sawdust, cellulose, blown wool, vermiculite). Once mixed, they could contaminate or alter the EPS-i insulation.
  • Not to be used in the presence of petroleum-based solvents or their fumes, which may affect the composition of the insulation.
  • Insulation must not be subjected to pressure. Crumbly to the touch.
  • Must not be exposed to direct sunlight, inclement weather or heat sources over 90C.
  • Not to be used in the presence of water, moisture or mould, or on materials showing signs of deterioration.
  • Does not replace a vapour-barrier system. Use a liquid vapour-barrier coating on the walls before painting.

Warranty

Écobill MD/®-NE-R025 insulation meets the following standards and requirements: CAN/ULC-S701 (including modification). 10-year warranty

Manufacturer

Inject-Styrene Technology, Quebec
1038 Iberville, St-Lambert de Lauzon (Qc), G0S-2W0
T : 581-777-3007
C: inject-styrene.tech@videotron.qc.ca

DISCLAIMER

DISCLAIMER: The data and information contained in this document are presented in good faith and based on sources believed to be reliable. This document contains no representations or warranties, express or implied, as to the information, data and suggestions. Since provincial and municipal regulations may vary, and conditions of use may change over time and from place to place, it is the user’s responsibility to determine whether polystyrene microbead injection is appropriate for the intended use, according to the location and practices in compliance with current standards and regulations.