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Applications of Glass Wool Insulation

Courtesy – insulationessentials

The applications of glass wool insulation include the following; soundproofing, pipe insulation, structural insulation and filtration. Glass wool is all about insulating different products and then apply in different areas of a building or structure. Additionally, glass wool is quite popularly used source of insulation in ceilings of residential buildings. Let’s focus on additional applications of glass wool insulation.

  1. Cavity Wall and Drywall Insulation – The cavity wall and drywall insulation are usually developed for insulating the areas of drywall systems, steel frame structures and timber frame buildings. With the help of high-quality glass wool, it is manufactured for ease of handling and offer rigidity.
  2. Pipe Insulation – This type of insulation is widely used in hot and cold pipes. This insulation is known to be rigid, pre-formed and has a length of a meter. With the help of a single slit helps to surround the pipe and then close it with a single snap after the placement is done.
  3. Suspended Ceilings – The tiles of the ceilings are made with the help of inorganic glass wool that is non-combustible. Applications of glass wool as suspended ceilings include being used in domestic and commercial buildings such as recording studios, cinemas, and home theatres.
  4. High Performance and Sound Proofing –As mentioned above, ceiling tiles are usually produced by the help of inorganic glass wool that is non-combustible. Not only is it used in recording studios, cinemas for soundproofing but also in areas where optimum sound absorption is required.

You may also want to try rhino foam insulation mixed with glass wool insulation for your home.