Suspended timber floor retrofit and new build – CF001A

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LocationUnder suspended timber floor
Installation:(Example only) Lay insulation boards between 50mm wide battens at 600mm centres overlain with 22mm chipboard
InsulationDow Tuff-R
Total R-Value:[Complete]
Final finish:[Complete]
[Size] – Determined by required material R-value. 32mm Dow Tuff-R Board will give R1.5 material / product only R-Value.

Under framed suspended floor – CF002A

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PreparationEnsure retaining clip or angle is secure
InstallationLay insulation boards between floor joists.
InsulationDow Tuff-R
Total R-Value:[Complete]
Final finish:[Complete]
[Size] –Determined by required material  R-value. 32mm Dow Tuff-R Board will give R1.5 material / product only R-Value..

Slab Edge – CF003A

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PreparationEnsure slab edge is clean and free from dust
InstallationWhen the slab is monolithic with a grade beam, the insulation must be installed to the exterior of the slab edge/grade beam and continue vertically to the bottom of the grade beam
InsulationDow Styrofoam RTM-X (consult DCT on minimum compressive strength)
Total R-Value:[Complete]
Landscaping[Complete]
[Size] –Determined by required material  R-value. 30mm Styrofoam RTM-X will give R1.1 material / product only R-Value.

Insulation below slab on ground/raft – CF004A

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PreparationConfirm with a structural engineer for the required compressive strength required.
InstallationLay non-porous rigid board directly onto the levelled ground that will be under the slab, excluding footings and structural beams. Lay separating damp proof membrane (DPM) above the Styrofoam RTM-X, lapping 100mm at joints
InsulationDow Styrofoam RTM-X
Total R-Value[Complete]
Final finish[Complete]
[Size] –Determined by required material  R-value. 30mm Dow Styrofoam RTM-X Board will give R1.1 material / product only R-Value. Compressive strength needs to be considered by a structural engineer for dynamic and static loads. Follow structural engineers detail on raft slab detail.

Insulation above slab on ground – CF005A

Dow Styrofoam RTM-X 

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PreparationConfirm with a structural engineer for the required compressive strength required. Ensure slab is clean and free of loose material
InstallationLay insulation boards in brick pattern with edges pushed together firmly , cut neatly around penetrations and extended up upstands.
InsulationDow Styrofoam RTM-X
Total R-Value:[Complete]
Final finishPly / Chipboard /  Cement Sheet / Screed
[Size] –Determined by required material  R-value. 30mm Dow Styrofoam RTM-X Board will give R1.1 material / product only R-Value. Compressive strength needs to be considered by a structural engineer for dynamic and static loads. Follow structural engineers detail on raft slab detail.

Insulation above slab on ground – CF005B

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PreparationConfirm with a structural engineer for the required compressive strength required. Ensure slab is clean and free of loose material.
InstallationConfirm with a structural engineer for the required compressive strength required. Ensure slab is clean and free of loose material.
InsulationDow Styrofoam RTM-X
Total R-Value:[Complete]
Above Slab R-Value[Complete]
[Size] –Determined by required material  R-value. 30mm Dow Styrofoam RTM-X Board will give R1.1 material / product only R-Value. Compressive strength needs to be considered by a structural engineer for dynamic and static loads. Follow structural engineers detail on raft slab detail.

Soffit under open suspended concrete slab – CF006B

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PreparationConfirm with a structural engineer for the required compressive strength required. Ensure slab is clean and free of loose material.
InstallationLay insulation boards in brick pattern with edges pushed together firmly, cut neatly around penetrations.
InsulationDow Styrofoam RTM-X
Total R-Value:[Complete]
Above Slab R-Value[Complete]
Final finish
[Size] –Determined by required material  R-value. 30mm Dow Styrofoam RTM-X Board will give R1.1 material / product only R-Value. Compressive strength needs to be considered by a structural engineer for dynamic and static loads. Follow structural engineers detail on raft slab detail.

Cold Store Floor – CF007A

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Material150mm Dow Styrofoam SP-X. Styrofoam SP applied in two layers of 75mm thick boards, is an example of a product which complies with this rigid insulation performance criteria
LocationStyrofoam SP-X is laid directly onto level slab. In addition, Styrofoam SP-X can be placed vertically around the edge of the slab inside the formwork.
SpecificationMinimum compressive strength not less than 350kPa. Average compressive
ClauseStrength values of 350kPa will not comply.Smoke Developed (AS 1530.3)  < 5
Material R-ValueR5.4

Below ground tanking system – CF008A

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LocationTo masonry structure
Material InsulationDow Styrofoam RTM-X
Total R-Value[Complete]
FixingProprietary adhesive compatible to both the membrane and the Dow Styrofoam RTM-X board.
InstallationLengthways with the tongue to the top edge and firmly against the inner masonry skin. Keep boards clean and dry and free from mortar and grout.