SUPERTHERM ®

SCIENTIFIC TECHNICAL EXPLANATION
As noted at the bottom of the document:
"At any rate, given these values, please note that a 10-mil thickness of SuperTherm is the same as 6” of fiberglass in Thermal Conductivity.". - PhD Inn Choi

**TEST LISTINGS**

1. ASTM ( American Society for Testing and Materials )  
ASTM C177 Standard Test Method for Steady-State Heat Flux Measurements and Thermal Transmission Properties by Means of the Guarded-Hot-Plate Apparatus Passed
C236 (C236-89(1993)e1) - Standard Test Method for Steady-State Thermal Performance of Building Assemblies by Means of a Guarded Hot Box - Testing for measuring R-value or Flow Through Rate Passed
  C411 Standard Test Method for Hot-Surface Performance of High-Temperature Thermal Insulation Passed
  C1371Standard Test Method for Determination of Emittance of Materials Near Room Temperature Using Portable Emissometers and
C1549 Standard Test Method for Determination of Solar Reflectance Near Ambient Temperature Using a Portable Solar Reflectometer
Passed
  D412 Standard Test Methods for Vulcanized Rubber and Thermoplastic Elastomers-Tension
Tensile strength- 444 psi. ( modulus of elasticity 13,248 psi )
Passed
  D522 Standard Test Methods for Mandrel Bend Test of Attached Organic Coatings- resistance to cracking on metal or rubber type materials
- 1"(25mm)bend
- 1/4"(96mm)bend
Passed
  D1653 Standard Test Methods for Water Vapor Transmission of Organic Coating Films Passed 3%
  D1654 Standard Test Method for Evaluation of Painted or Coated Specimens Subjected to Corrosive Environments Salt spray (fog/weathering) 450 Hour Salt Spray (Fog) Passed - 2000 hours
  D3273-82T Standard Test Method for Resistance to Growth of Mold on the Surface of Interior Coatings in an Environmental Chamber
D3274 Standard Test Method for Evaluating Degree of Surface Disfigurement of Paint Films by Microbial (Fungal or Algal) Growth or Soil and Dirt Accumulation
- Rating degree of fungal growth or soil and dirt accumulation on paint film
Passed
Excellent
  D3359 Standard Test Method for Measuring Adhesion by Tape Test Excellent
  D4060 Standard Test Method for Abrasion Resistance of Organic Coatings by the Taber Abraser Rated: 5B at 3000 cycles
  D5894-10 Standard Practice for Cyclic Salt Fog/UV Exposure of Painted Metal, (Alternating Exposures in a Fog/Dry Cabinet and a UV/Condensation Cabinet.) The coupons were evaluated for blistering overall in accordance with D 714 - “Standard Test Method for Evaluating Degree of Blistering of Paints.” and rust staining overall in accordance with D 610 - "Standard Practice for Evaluating Degree of Rusting on Painted Steel Surfaces." Passed - 1000, 2000, 5000 hours
  D6904 Standard Practice for Resistance to Wind-Driven Rain for Exterior Coatings Applied to Masonry Passed
  D7088 Standard Practice for Resistance to Hydrostatic Pressure for Coatings Used in Below Grade Applications Applied to Masonry Passed
  E84-89a Standard Test Method for Surface Burning Characteristics of Building Materials
- Flame Index "0"
- Smoke Index "0" - Class "A" Rating (or Class "1" or Class "I")
Passed
CAN/ULC-S102
Equivalency Letter
  E90 Standard test method for laboratory measurement of airborne sound transmission loss of building partitions Passed
  E96 Standard Test Methods for Water Vapor Transmission of Materials water vapor transmission Perm Rating - 8.8 avg
  E108 Standard Test Method for Spread of Flame of Roof Coverings Class "A" Rating
  E119 Standard Test Methods for Fire Tests of Building Construction and Materials Passed
  E413 Standard Classification for Determination of Sound Transmission Class STC 40
  E514 Standard Test Method for Water Penetration and Leakage Through Masonry Resistance to Wind Driven Rain Passed
  E903-96 Standard Test Method for Solar Absorptance, Reflectance, and Transmittance of Materials Using Integrating Spheres Passed
  E903-96 4 Year Retest Passed
  E1269 Standard Test Method for Determining Specific Heat Capacity by Differential Scanning Calorimetry Passed
  E1461-92 Standard Test Method to measure Thermal Diffusivity of Solids by the Flash Method Passed
VTEC VTEC Laboratories is a certified thermal laboratory and is an accredited BOCA (Building Officials & Code Administrators) laboratory.
Letter Equivalent R19
  E1737 Test Method for J-Integral Characterization of Fracture Toughness Flexibility Passed
     
2. NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) Passed
NASA NHB 8060.1B/CTest 1 Flammability testing
- "0" Burn, Class "A" rating
NHB 8060.1C, Test 7 Toxic Off gassing
 
  - "K" no Toxic off gassing
- "K" Rating for toxicity
 
     
3. ASHRAE 90.1 CODE COMPLIANCE

2009 Third Party Compliance Letter

2015 Updated R19 Equivalency Letter

Ashrae ( “U” value used to measure “area-weighted average”, insulated walls or roofs )

EMISSIVITY EXPLAINED & DEMONSTRATED
     
4. EnEV 2007 - Energy Conservation Ordinance for Buildings Test Results
Evaluation of heat insulation standards at buildings
Ordinance on energy saving thermal insulation and energy saving.
Systems engineering for buildings (energy saving regulation - EnEV 2007)
 
     
5. ECAP-CUL-1-03 - ENERGY CONSERVATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM  
FEO - Standard Method for Comparing Utility Loads in Standard Constructed Buildings  
  FLORIDA:  
  ECAP REPORT - PDF ( 1.77 Mb )

VIDEO PRESENTATION
 
     
  DENVER:  
  ECAP REPORT - PDF ( 1.73 Mb )

VIDEO PRESENTATION
 
     
  TEXAS:  
  Container ECAP Report Houston - PDF (1.48 Mb)
 
     
" This is the third time we have had the pleasure to test your product, it is rare that a single product will show such Repeatable Results in three totally different environments, South Florida and Denver Colorado and LaPorte Texas a true testimonial to your products ENERGY STAR rating."
Alexander Othmer - Director
FEO Energy Conservation Assistance / USF Tampa, Florida
     
6. ICC Approval (International Code Council) ICC Legacy Report #21-25
ICC ICC consolidates approvals for:
BOCA (Building Officials Code Administrators)
- Section 723.2 Exposed installations, Thermal insulation
- Section 723.3 Concealed installations, Thermal insulation
- Section 803.2 Classification, Interior finish
- 1998 International Mechanical Code
- Section 604.3 Coverings and Linings, Insulation
- BOCA International Evaluation Report
ICBO (International Conference of Building Officials
SBCCI (Southern Building Code Congress International)

- Passed ASTM E 84 For Flame Spread
- Passed ASTM C 411 for High Temperature for Surface Performance
- Passed ASTM C 177 for Thermal Conductivity
(*SUPERTHERM ® Specific) #21-25
 
     
7. ENERGY STAR PROGRAM Approved partner
Energy star - Approved and accepted as an energy star partner for saving energy
- ASTM E 903-96 Reflectivity=80%
- Only 1% Reduction in Reflectivity over 3 Years (3% over 10 years)
 
  ASTM C 1371 and C 1549 Solar Reflectance and Thermal Emittance  
     
8. CRRC (Cool Roof Rating Council)  
- Rated Products Directory: Field-Applied Coating,
- CRRC Product ID# 0802-0001
 
     
9. Underwriters Laboratories ®  
UL Logo Class "A" Flame Spread on Foam Certificate
     
10. LEED - Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design Approved product
LEED - Qualifies under Sustainable Sites Credit 7.1 Heat Island Effect - non roof 1 point
  - Qualifies under Sustainable Sites Credit 7.2 Heat Island Effect - roof 1 point
  - Qualifies under Energy and Atmosphere Credit 1 Optimize Energy Performance ie. reduce thermal bridging 1 - 10 points
  - Indoor Environmental Quality Credit 4.2 Low Emitting Materials - paint 1 point
  - Innovation & Design Process Credit 1.1 Innovation in Design 1 - 5 points
  May 1, 2007 (revised May 21, 2007) (Washington, DC) – The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has announced that projects seeking certification under the LEED ® Green Building Rating System™ can now earn an "Innovation in Design" point by using the Cradle to Cradle program for certified building products.  
cradle to cradle - MBDC Cradle to Cradle GOLD CERTIFICATION  
  Member U.S. Green Building Council  
   
11. Factory Mutual Approval Passed
Factory Mutual - ASTM E 108 Standard Test Method for Fire Tests of Roof Coverings and all other Applications *Superior Products International II, Inc. is an active member of the NRCA.
( National Roofing Contractors Association )
Passed
     
12. DNV Certification  
DNV - Passed DNV Audit and DNV Compliant and DNV Certification
- Approved for worldwide salt water and Maritime use
- Complies with DNV's Interpretation of SOLAS 1974 Convention as Amended
- Low Flame Spread material, not generating excessive quantities of smoke nor toxic products in fire.
- DNV rules for Classifications of Ships and Mobile Offshore Units
 
     
13. INTERNATIONAL MARITIME ORGANIZATION  
IMO IMO A. 653 (16) Passed
-Flame Spread Test for Bulkhead, Wall, and Ceiling Linings  
     
14. ABS American Bureau of Shipping  
ABS ABS Type Approval Program Passed
     
15. Marine Safety Council Passed
  MSC.41 (64) - Toxic Gas Generation
- Used Colorimetric Gas Detector Tubes
- Met All Toxic Gas Requirements
 
     
16. CALIFORNIA COOL ROOF PROGRAM Passed
     
17. State of California bureau of Home Furnishing and Thermal Insulation License Number TE 1421
State of California bureau of Home Furnishing and Thermal Insulation  
     
18. Vodafone Testing Adana Report 2008  
     
19. Snip-03-2003 41 Thermal Insulation of Equipment and Pipelines: thermal resistance of wall heat transfer.  
  Heat Exchanger Test Results in RUSSIAN THEN ENGLISH  
     
20. Russian Reflectivity Testing by Russian Academy of Sciences  
     
21. SuperTherm Specification with GA Tech w-IR Pictures  
     
22. SOUND PROOFING Barrier STC-Rated 38-41
  - Sound Reduction: STC (Sound Transmission Coefficient) - Rated 38-41 as per ASTM E 90 (In the talking range of 1500 up to 5000, we hit the 48-51 which is what the interest level is for talking and normal activity.)
- Stoughton Trailer Ultra Sound testing shows a 68% Reduction
- Sound testing performed by Hot-Cold Air and Fire Control by Pat Saulson, PhD
- Sound reduced an average of 50.2% by using SUPERTHERM ® on the interior walls of a house
 
     
23. Japanese Industrial Standards Passed
JISC - JIS A 5759 Reflectivity of sunlight on window or coating film  
- Reflective ratio 92.2 - Long Wave Radiation ratio 99.5 (Infrared)  
- JIS R 3106 Solar Reflectance 15 Year Re Test  
     
24 . China Center for Technical Testing of Non-Metallic Materials for Ship Building, China Ship-Building Corporation.  
China Center for Technical testing National Bureau for the Inspection of Technologies (97)
Measurement Approval (National) No. (M0729)
Passed - 2000 hours Salt, UV, Weathering.
  GB/T 1771-91 - Resistance to Salt Fog (2000 hours) Passed
  GB/T 1866-88 - Manual Aging (2000 hours) Passed
  GB/T 10834-88 - Resistance to Salt Water (1000 hours) Passed
  GB/T 5219-85 - Adhesion (pulling apart method) 4.07MPa
  GB/T 1733-93 - Boiling Water Immersion 8 Hours
     
25. CFIA ( Canadian Food Inspection Agency ) Passed
     
26. USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) Passed
USDA - Environmentally safe and safe for use around animals  
- Letter of Written Certification as Accepted by USDA from Manufacturer   
     
27. DEFICIENCIES INHERENT IN EXISTING CODES  

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