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Rmax Operating Announces Receipt of NFPA 285 Approval for Rmax TSX-8500

Rmax Operating, a Dallas-based producer of polyiso building insulation, declared that its thermal insulation product TSX-8500 has undergone  tests required by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 285 standard and exceeded the set limits.

The NFPA standard test finds out the inflammability attributes of a non-load bearing wall assemblies utilized in the exterior of a building.

The Rmax TSX-8500 product passed the tests by adequately preventing the spread of flame laterally or vertically farther than a reasonable distance from the source of the flame or inside the wall assembly. TSX-8500 is an inflexible foam plastic thermal insulation, which is made of eco-friendly closed-cell type of polyisocyanurate foam fixed to a glass fiber and strengthened with a 1.5 mil aluminum foil facer on the open side of the board. The product  can also be utilized for interior walls and basement, post frame, agriculture, cold storage and other type of specialty usages. The UL1715 tested product is provided in a range of thicknesses and lengths.

According to the requirements of IBC, the outside walls of Type I, II, III or IV construction of any height that utilizes foam plastic insulation material requires an extra fire testing. The Rmax TSX-8500 adequately meets the requirements of IBC and can be used on the outside building walls of any height and it also meets the continuous insulation demands of the IECC and ASHRAE 90.1.

Source: http://www.rmax.com/

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