Tag Archives: extruded polystyrene

ACH Foam Technologies Solves the Rigid Insulation Water Absorption Equation

By: John Cowan, Regional Sales Manager There are several things I think we can all agree upon about rigid insulation. Performance in the field is more important than laboratory results. Stability and long-term performance of R-Values outweighs the published R-Value … Continue reading

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FAKE NEWS: Are Published R-Values for Polyiso and XPS Insulation Real or Fake?

By: Dale Mullikin, Sales Representative – Architectural Products It can be hard to know what is real or what is fake. If it is published somewhere it seems to be accepted as real. If a manufacturer produces a Tech Data … Continue reading

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The EPS vs XPS Moisture Resistance & Permeability Conversation

By: Pat Austin, Sales Representative Hey John, when you’re right, you ARE right! To expand a little on your below-grade insulation performance conversation, I’d like to add a couple points. First, the ASTM C272 quality control testing for extruded polystyrene … Continue reading

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Insulation: Good, Better, & Best

By: Terry Meier, Sales Representative, Architectural Products Some choices are good but others are better. Just because something is good is not necessarily reason for selecting it. Many years ago the Sears Roebuck catalog would display some of its merchandise … Continue reading

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Foam-Control Plus+: “The Right Choice”

By: Jim Nugent, Regional Sales Manager It has been very exciting to see the continued growth in the use of EPS in a wide range of below-grade, underslab, and frost protected foundation applications. The growth of ACH Foam’s brand of … Continue reading

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