Saftherm™ Radiant Barrier is your first line of defence against radiant heat and is made from high-quality aluminium and other materials to reinforce the membranes. This reflective foil adds to indoor comfort against heat, cold, dust, moisture and reduces energy consumption.

SAMPLE SPECIFICATION

Safintra Saftherm™ 202FR double-sided reflective aluminium foil radiant barrier, installed with a 20mm air gap over purlins on PVC-coated straining wires spaced at 275mm centres, in accordance with the manufacturer's recommendations.

Note 1

Saftherm™ Radiant Barrier should be stored in a clean, dry environment and should not be exposed to direct sunlight.

FEATURES AND BENEFITS

HOW DOES SAFTHERM RADIANT BARRIER WORK?

 

Saftherm™ Radiant Barrier is your first line of defence against radiant heat and is made from high quality aluminium and other materials to reinforce the membranes. This reflective foil adds to indoor comfort against heat, cold, dust, moisture and reduces energy consumption.

Saftherm Radiant Barrier prevents heat transfer between indoor and outdoor temperatures, keeping it cool in the summer and cosy in the winter.

WHY SHOULD I INSTALL SAFTHERM RADIANT BARRIER?

Fire rating is
SANS 428 compliant

Radiant Barrier offers
SUPERIOR TEMPERATURE CONTROL

ADDED BENEFITS

Energy Efficient:
Allows for reduced
energy consumption.

Thermal Resistance:
Effectively reflects up to 97% of Radiant heat.

Dustproofs:
Reduces dust entering the roof space.

Vapour Barrier:
Prevents moisture from
entering the building.

Economical:
Maintenance-free and prolonged longevity.

Environmentally-friendly:
Allows for reduced
energy demand inside
building.

PRODUCT RANGE

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*Please contact us should you require further information on the
R Value test methods.

INSTALLATION GUIDELINES

RESIDENTIAL

  1. Saftherm ™ Radiant Barrier must be unrolled horizontally across the rafters with the printed aluminium side facing up.
  2. Saftherm ™ Radiant Barrier must be overlapped by 150 mm at all joins Overlap guideline markings are printed onto the rolls for ease of use.
  3. To ensure maximum performance, an air gap is required between the Saftherm™ Radiant Barrier and the roof sheeting.
  4.  Saftherm ™ Radiant Barrier must be fixed between the rafters and the battens.
  5. It is suggested that Saftherm™ Radiant Barrier be pulled hand taut across the rafters. Do not excessively stretch the material.
  6. Saftherm ™ Radiant Barrier should not be left exposed to sunlight or wind for long periods of time

INDUSTRIAL/COMMERCIAL

  1. Straining wire to be installed above the purlins and evenly tensioned The initial straining wire is to be spaced 75 mm away from the gable end, with subsequent spacing at 275 mm spacing's.
  2. Saftherm ™ Radiant Barrier must be installed with the printed size facing up.
  3. To ensure maximum performance, an air gap is required between the Saftherm™ Radiant Barrier and the roof sheeting.
  4. Saftherm ™ Radiant Barrier must be overlapped by 150 mm at all joins Overlap guideline markings are printed onto the rolls for ease of use.
  5. It is suggested that Saftherm™ Radiant Barrier be pulled hand taut across the rafters. Do not excessively stretch the material.
  6. Saftherm ™ Radiant Barrier should not be left exposed to sunlight or wind for long periods of time.

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