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Mineral Wool Insulation

A fire retardant and acoustical barrier, available in batt, board and blown-in

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Mineral Wool Board Insulation

Available in foil, ASJ and other less common facing materials

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Mineral Wool Batt Insulation

Foil-faced mineral wool insulation product, superior to fiberglass for soundproofing

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Mineral Wool Blown-In Insulation

A granular form of mineral wool insulation, primarily used in attic fill

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How to Use Mineral Wool Insulation

Mineral wool insulation can be installed in interior and exterior wall cavities, ceiling cavities, attics, roofs, and decks. Mineral wool insulation is a thermal, acoustical and incombustible solution for almost any type of construction.

When to Use Mineral Wool Insulation

Mineral wool insulation is available in both unfaced and faced products. Facing is an additional material applied to one side and provides a water vapor barrier. Tabs on the facing can be used to secure the mineral wool insulation into the wall cavity using mechanical fasteners, such as staples.

Mineral Wool Insulation R-Values

Mineral wool insulation R-values are typically found in ranges from R-8 to R-49 but can be found in values outside this range, as well. See climate zone map to find the R-value for your area. (R-value requirements are governed by the Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) in each state or municipality. Please check with your AHJ to determine the correct code for your area.)

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Batt Knife

Comes in lengths of 6” and 8” and provides a smooth cut through batt insulation

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About Mineral Wool Insulation

Mineral wool insulation is a thermal, acoustical, and incombustible solution for almost any type of construction and a wide range of applications.

What Is Mineral Wool Insulation?

Mineral wool insulation, often referred to as rock wool insulation, is made from rock, furnace slag from the iron industry, and other raw materials. Mineral wool insulation is available in batt, board and blown-in forms. Mineral wool insulation is known for its excellent fire resistance and acoustical performance. In addition, it also has very good thermal resistance. It is commonly used in interior and exterior wall cavities, ceiling cavities, attics, roofs, and decks.

We Carry the Mineral Wool Insulation Brands You Want

Service Partners is your go-to mineral wool insulation supplier, no matter where you are located within the United States. Your local Service Partners branch can help you find the highest quality mineral wool insulation supplies from brands contractors prefer, including ROCKWOOL, Thermafiber, Johns Manville, and American Rockwool. Get in touch with your local team today!

Mineral Wool Insulation Supplies Near You

Service Partners is a trusted mineral wool insulation supplier across the United States with over 75 local branches to suit contractors’ needs in any location. Your local Service Partners branch has knowledgeable team members that can help you find the right mineral wool insulation supplies to fit your budget and needs. Get in touch with us today!

Mineral Wool Insulation Benefits

Mineral wool insulation is a trusted insulation product for its excellent fire resistance, acoustical performance and thermal resistance qualities in all construction types.

A Fire Protectant

Mineral wool insulation is a go-to product for its fire protectant features. Since it is an approved material to resist the spread of flames, it can be used as a fireblock. This is a great feature that is enjoyed by contractors in a variety of applications in all construction types across the U.S.

Excellent Acoustical Barrier

No matter what construction type or application, contractors trust mineral wool insulation as an effective acoustical barrier. Specific types of mineral wool insulation offer greater sound attenuation, versus standard batt insulation. To find a great mineral wool insulation product for your soundproofing needs, contact your local Service Partners team today!

Water Vapor Barrier

Mineral wool insulation acts as a barrier from moisture that is appreciated by contractors for all construction types and applications. This barrier helps to keep homes and buildings protected from exterior and interior moisture elements, which can cause costly damage to structures over time.

Common Mineral Wool Insulation Questions

There are a number of questions that contractors ask our team members about mineral wool insulation. Here are their answers.

What Is Insulation Facing?

Insulation products are available both faced and unfaced. When an insulation product has facing, it has an added layer of protection from elements like moisture, which prevents damage to construction over time. Facing is typically made of paper or plastic, but it can be made with other materials, too.

Where in a Building or Home Is Mineral Wool Insulation Normally Used?

Mineral wool insulation is utilized by contractors across the U.S. for its excellent thermal and acoustical performance qualities, as well as fire resistance features. It can be found in interior and exterior wall cavities, ceiling cavities, attics, roofs, and decks in all types of construction. Your local Service Partners team can help you find the right mineral wool insulation products for your application.

What Are the R-Values for Mineral Wool Insulation?

Mineral wool insulation is typically found in R-value ranges between R-8 to R-49, but it can be found in values outside this range, as well. Review a climate zone map to see what R-value you need for your project, and contact your local Service Partners branch to help you find the best mineral wool insulation type for your area.

In What Geographies Can Mineral Wool Insulation Be Used?

Mineral wool insulation is able to be used in any climate zone and geography across the United States. No matter where your residential or commercial construction project is located, mineral wool insulation is a great choice for a wide range of applications and provides a number of benefits. Contact your local Service Partners team to help you find the best mineral wool product for your location.

Can Mineral Wool Insulation Be Used in Residential or Commercial Construction?

Yes, mineral wool insulation is a trusted product for contractors to use in both residential and commercial construction types. Mineral wool is a go-to insulation product for interior and exterior walls, ceilings, attics, roofs, and decks, providing an excellent thermal and acoustical barrier, as well as fire protection qualities.

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