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Index

  • Roof Insulation
  • Geofoam
  • Foil-Faced Sheathing
  • Premium Grade Foil-Faced Sheathing
  • Cavity Wall and Masonry
  • Packaging Foam
  • Expanded Polystyrene Blocks
  • EIFS Foam
  • Panel Foam
  • Flotation Foam
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Roof Insulation

Powerfoam EPS roof insulation is a reliable cost effective product for use in all roofing systems.

  • Standard Flat
  • Tapered
  • Composite
  • Flute Filler
  • Crickets
  • Vented Composites
  • Composite Tapered
  • Specialty Lamination
  • Saddles

All products are manufactured to meet the specific needs of any job.
* UL * FM * ICBO * BOCA * SBCCI * ASTM C 578 * 

Geofoam

Geofoam is an all-purpose expanded polystyrene foam used in major construction throughout the United States, Europe and the world.
Geofoam is a solution to some of construction's toughest problems. Settlement, utility crossings, insulation and drainage are all problems solved by Geofoam's versatility.
Geofoam has been used all over the world on some of the biggest construction projects ever undertaken.
Uses for Geofoam:
  • Lightweight Fill
  • Road Embankments
  • Concrete Platforms
  • Dike Repair
  • Roof Top Landscaping
  • Floating Slabs
  • Retaining Walls
  • Abutment Backfill
  • Slope Stabilization
  • Pavement Insulation
  • Frost Protected Shallow Landscapes
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Foil-Faced Sheathing

POWERFOAM's commodity grade foil-faced sheathing is a highly efficient way to help homeowners and builders affordably meet model energy codes and HUD/FHA R-19 (U=.05) WALL STANDARDS.

Using standard R-13 batts with 2" x 4" framing construction Powerfoam foil-faced sheathing can help you pinpoint the exact R-value you wish to achieve, thus eliminating the need for expensive R-19 glass fiber batts and 2" x 6" framing.

The selection of the most economical thickness of POWERFOAM foil-faced sheathing depends on several factors including exterior finish. This can further reduce construction costs.

Advantages

  • Permanent High R-Value
  • Lightweight and Easy to Install
  • Extremely Cost Effective
  • Used in New Construction as well as Remodeling
  • Environmentally Safe

INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS

POWERFOAM SHEATHING is designed for vertical installation over the exterior side of the studs using 7/16" head roofing nails 4" on center or 3/4" crown staples 8" on center. Staples should be used with 50 pounds pressure. Fastener should be 2" or, at least 1" longer than thickness of the sheathing.

POWERFOAM SHEATHING is nonstructural and must be coner braced with steel strapping or let-in bracing. (See cut away drawing)
POWERFOAM SHEATHING must be fully protected on the inside of the building by a thermal barrier equivalent. This requirement includes, but is not limited to garages, crawl spaces and basement walls.

THICKNESS

SHEET SIZE

UNFACED
R-VALUE
 

FOIL FACED SYSTEM R-VALUE

SHEETS/
BUNDLE
 

SQ FT/
BUNDLE
 

EXTERIOR FINISH

RECOMMENDED
THICKNESS

1/2" AIR SPACE 

3/4" AIR SPACE 

1/2"
3/4"
1"

4' x 8'
4' x 8'
 4' x 8' 

1.6
2.3
3.1

4.1
4.8
5.6

4.3
5.0
5.8

24
16
12

768
512
384

Brick Veneer
Aluminum Lap
Aluminum Lap w/EPS backer
Wood Lap
Plywood Panel
 

1/2"
1"
1/2"
3/4"
1"

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Premium Grade Foil-Faced Sheathing

POWERFOAM's premium grade foil-2-side sheathing is a highly efficient way to help home owners and builders affordably meet model energy codes and HUD/FHA R-19 (U=.05) WALL STANDARDS.

Using standard R-13 batts with 2" x 4" framing construction Powerfoam foil-faced sheathing can help you pinpoint the exact R-value you wish to achieve, thus eliminating the need for expensive R-19 glass fiber batts and 2" x 6" framing.

The selection of the most economical thickness of POWERFOAM foil-faced sheathing depends on several factors including exterior finish. This can further reduce construction costs.

Use the following tables to help your determine whats best for your your individual project.

Advantages

  • Permanent High R-Value
  • Lightweight and Easy to Install
  • Extremely Cost Effective
  • Used in New Construction as well as Remodeling
  • Environmentally Safe
INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS
POWERFOAM SHEATHING is designed for vertical installation over the exterior side of the studs using 7/16" head roofing nails 4" on center or 3/4" crown staples 8" on center. Staples should be used with 50 pounds pressure. Fastener should be 2" or, at least 1" longer than thickness of the sheathing.
POWERFOAM SHEATHING is nonstructural and must be coner braced with steel strapping or let-in bracing. (See cut away drawing)
POWERFOAM SHEATHING must be fully protected on the inside of the building by a thermal barrier equivalent. This requirement includes, but is not limited to garages, crawl spaces and basement walls.

THICKNESS

SHEET SIZE

UNFACED
R-VALUE
 

FOIL FACED SYSTEM R-VALUE

SHEETS/
BUNDLE
 

SQ FT/
BUNDLE
 

EXTERIOR FINISH

RECOMMENDED
THICKNESS

     

1/2" AIR SPACE 

3/4" AIR SPACE 

       

1/2"
3/4"
1"

4' x 8'
4' x 8'
4' x 8'

2.0
3.0
4.0

4.5
5.5
6.5

4.7
5.7
6.7

24
16
12

768
512
384

Brick Veneer
Aluminum Lap
Aluminum Lap w/EPS backer
Wood Lap
Plywood Panel
 

1/2"
1"
1/2"
3/4"
1"

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Cavity Wall and Masonry

POWERFOAM's premium grade foil-2-side sheathing is a highly efficient way to help home owners and builders affordably meet model energy codes and HUD/FHA R-19 (U=.05) WALL STANDARDS.

Using standard R-13 batts with 2" x 4" framing construction Powerfoam foil-faced sheathing can help you pinpoint the exact R-value you wish to achieve, thus eliminating the need for expensive R-19 glass fiber batts and 2" x 6" framing.

The selection of the most economical thickness of POWERFOAM foil-faced sheathing depends on several factors including exterior finish. This can further reduce construction costs.

Use the following tables to help your determine whats best for your your individual project.

Advantages

  • Permanent High R-Value
  • Lightweight and Easy to Install
  • Extremely Cost Effective
  • Used in New Construction as well as Remodeling
  • Environmentally Safe
Code Compliance: Powerfoam complies with the following codes and approvals:
ICBO - BOCA - SBCCI - HUD - FHA - Bulletin # 71

PRODUCT INFORMATION
Foil Faced Insulation

THICKNESS

INSTALLED

SHEET SIZE

SQ FT/SHEET

SHEETS/PACKAGE

SQ FT/ PACKAGE 

3/4"

5.6

16" x 96"
24" x 96"
48" x 96"

10.6
16.0
32.0

48
32
16

512
512
512

1"

6.7

16" x 96"
24" x 96"
48" x 96"

10.6
16.0
32.0

36
24
12

384
384
384

1 1/2"

8.8

16" x 96"
24" x 96"
48" x 96"
 

10.6
16.0
32.0
 

24
16
8

256
256
256

2"  

11.0

16" x 96"
24" x 96"
48" x 96"
 

10.6
16.0
32.0

18
12
6

192
192
192

INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS

Powerfoam sheathing installation for masonry cavity walls:
Place insulation between wall ties with long edge horizontal and ends and edges butted. Install insulation against back-up wall allowing 1/2" minimum air space between insulation and outer wall.
Cut insulation with saw or sharp knife to fit tightly around vents. Louvers, pipes, conduit and other wall penetrations.

Powerfoam sheathing installation for masonry furred walls:
Erect insulation vertically on concrete and block walls and fasten to substrate through wood or metal furring channels, spaced 24" o.c. maximum. Fasteners for furring should be a maximum of 12" on center.
Install minimum of 12" gypsum board over insulation.

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Packaging Foam

Powerfoam has been manufacturing and supplying expanded polystyrene foam to the packaging industry for over 15 years.
Standard or custom sizes are available through Powerfoam and delivered throughout the South Central United States.
Box liners, order separators or fill pieces are available in a wide range of densities and manufactured to the highest quality standards of the industry.
Small blocks are available for jobs that require a large number of individual sizes and cost is of particular importance.
Standard or custom sizes are available through Powerfoam and delivered throughout the South Central United States.
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Expanded Polystyrene Blocks

Powerfoam Insulation's EPS facility has been providing high quality expanded polystyrene blocks to the EPS fabrication industry for more than 15 years.

The Powerfoam EPS block is 37" x 49.5" x 195" and available in a wide range of densities from 0.70 pcf to 1.80 pcf to conform to any fabrication requirement.

Powerfoam can provide blocks untrimmed for maximum yield or custom cut for individual job requirements.

Powerfoam insulation uses only the highest quailty modified expanded polystyrene for its blocks. This, in combination with vacuum molding and technologically advanced batch expansion insures dry, well fused block foam for the quailty workmanship demanded by fabricators and end users.

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EIFS Foam

Powerfoam has been supplying foam to the Exterior Insulation and Finish System (EIFS) industry for 15 years.
RADCO approved (Listing #1219), Powerfoam EIFS foam is aged to insure dry and dimensionally stable foam.
Powerfoam is specificed by all the major brands of EIFS manufacturerers and recognized as a leader in customer service and quailty. On-time delivery, personal interest in individual projects and "hands-on" quality supervision make Powerfoam one of the most asked for foams in the South Central United States.
Powerfoam will arrange production of special shape foam and insure prompt on-time delivery of all job materials so contractors and plasterers can start work on-time and meet crucial deadlines. All foam is listed with ICBO as approved for exterior insulation on residential and commercial buildings.
Powerfoam also manufactures channeled foam for moisture drainage for all major brands of EIFS.
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Panel Foam

Powerfoam manufactures premium grade and high density expanded polystyrene for the prefabricated building industry.
Residential or commercial, Powerfoam is one of the most recognized foams in the United States for insulated buildings. Powerfoam has been providing foam for structural insulated panels (SIPS) and prefabricated metal buildings for over 15 years and has developed a reputation for outstanding customer service and a quality product.
Powerfoam has been listed/classified/approved by ICBO, FM, UL, and RADCO for construction projects of any size or scope.
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Flotation Foam

Powerfoam Floatation Foam is a 1.0 PCF nominal density flame-resistant expanded polystyrene.
Powerfoam's flotation foam has a proven track record of quality and performance throughout the South Central United States.
Attractive and environmentally safe, Powerfoam EPS flotation is the industry standard for any of these projects:
  • Marinas
  • Boathouses
  • Barges
  • Boat Docks
  • Party Decks
  • Pipelines
  • Ramps
  • Swim Docks
  • Fuel Docks
Powerfoam EPS flotation will support 50 pounds per cubic foot when fully immersed in water. To estimate the amount of EPS flotation needed for a specific project, estimate three (3) pounds per board foot of lumber to be used building the dock plus 180 pounds per person on the dock at any given time and divide by 50. This figure is the number of cubic feet of EPS flotation necessary to support the structure and its occupants.

BLOCK SIZE  

MAXIMUM WEIGHT

BLOCK SIZE

MAXIMUM WEIGHT 

12" x 48" x 96" (32cu. ft.)

1600 lbs.

12" x 48" x 192" (64 cu.ft.)

3200 lbs.

18" x 48" x 96" (48cu. ft.)

2400 lbs.

18" x 48" x 192" (96cu. ft.)

4800 lbs.

24" x 48" x 96" (64cu. ft.)

3200 lbs.

24" x 48" x 192" (128 cu. ft.)

6400 lbs.

36" x 48" x 96" (96cu. ft.)

4800 lbs.

36" x 48" x 192" (192 cu. ft.)

9600 lbs.

Manufacturers of EPS - A Versatile Product with a Variety of Uses From Insulation Packaging to Flotation