Tag Archives: XPS

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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The Best Below-Grade Rigid Foam Available Today!

By: John Myers, Sales Representative For many years now the market place for below-grade insulation has assumed XPS is the product to use. However, a recent update to the 40 year old test data has just proven that EPS and … 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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