SWD Urethane Spray Foam Receives Air Barrier Evaluation
Originally published by: PR Web — November 1, 2018
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SWD Urethane is pleased to announce its Quik-Shield 112XC closed cell spray foam product is now Air Barrier Association of American (ABAA) evaluated. Quick-Shield 112XC can now be used on ABAA specified commercial construction projects. In addition to its ABAA evaluation, Quik-Shield 112XC has the lowest application temperatures of any closed-cell foam on the market and can be applied in temperatures as low as -5° Fahrenheit.
ABAA is the leading voice in the nation on the installation of effective air barrier systems in buildings and continues to raise standards through a Quality Assurance Program as well as offering training programs, continuing education, and third-party audits. The members of ABAA include trade contractors, architects, researches, manufacturers, and more.
“We are excited to bring value to our customers through this evaluation and along with ABAA we look forward to continually championing the highest quality of air barrier standards,” said Paul Warren, Codes and Engineering Manager at SWD Urethane.
Quik-Shield 112XC has been evaluated in accordance with the ABBA Process for Approval of Air Barrier Materials, Components, and Assemblies. Additionally, Quik-Shield 112XC has been fully tested by independent laboratories and meets the performance requirements for ICC-ES AC 377, CAN/ULC S705.1, the Canadian Government Standards for Insulation Material, and CAN/ULC S705.2, Insulation Application Standards.
SWD Urethane is a leading supplier of spray polyurethane foam, manufacturing over 100 types of polyurethane foams and polyurea coatings. SWD Urethane has been in business since 1972, and is one of the fastest-growing spray foam suppliers in the industry. SWD Urethane’s president, Jim Perkins, is also on the board of directors of the Spray Foam Coalition, a key trade organization for spray foam suppliers. For more information, contact Alan Annis, Marketing Director, at 800-828-1394 or marketing(at)swdurethane.com.