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Trade Insulations Top Selling Products

We have compiled a list of our top-selling products in August. This guide is intended to inform the reader about what our customers are buying and using regularly. We selected our dataset in August 2022 to reveal the top-selling insulation products.

 Trade Insulations top 5 selling products of the month are Celotex 37.5mm Insulated Plasterboard, Recticel and Celotex 100mm PIR Insulation Boards, Knauf Loft roll, Knauf Acoustic roll, and Rockwool RWA45. 

Here we have listed these products for you with all the information you need to know! Our customers seem to agree these products are a fantastic buy… why not try them for yourself? 

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37.5mm Celotex Insulated plasterboard

37.5mm Celotex PIR Insulated Plasterboards also known as PL4025 are made up of a 25mm rigid Polyisocyanurate (PIR) core bonded to a 12.5mm gypsum plasterboard. Insulated plasterboards are a two-in-one product designed to save you time and money on your projects. The boards can be installed within residential and commercial buildings and can be applied to multiple applications including solid wall insulation, timber frame lining, and beneath rafter and joist applications.

The Celotex 37.5mm Insulated Plasterboard is 2400mm x 1200mm with a coverage of 2.88m2. This board gives a thermal conductivity of just 0.022W/mK and a thermal resistance of 1.45m2K/W. The full range can be found below.

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Celotex 37.5mm Insulated Plasterboard (2400mm x 1200mm x 37.5mm) – PL4025

Original price was: £40.50.Current price is: £37.25. ex VAT
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Celotex 52.5mm Insulated Plasterboard (2400mm x 1200mm x 52.5mm) – PL4040

Original price was: £48.90.Current price is: £44.16. ex VAT
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Celotex 62.5mm Insulated Plasterboard (2400mm x 1200mm x 62.5mm) – PL4050

Original price was: £52.90.Current price is: £49.67. ex VAT

Alternative Products To Celotex Insulated Plasterboard

This board is an alternative to applying PIR insulation boards and plasterboards separately.
Celotex 25mm PIR Insulation boards and British Gypsum 12.5mm plasterboards can be combined as a great alternative to a 37.5mm board.

Kingspan Kooltherm K118 37.5mm Insulated Plasterboards are a premium alternative with an incredible thermal conductivity of just 0.019W/mK.

Will insulated plasterboards cause damp?

Before installing Insulated Plasterboards, the area should be checked to ensure it is damp and rot free and if not, the area should be treated by a professional. This prevents the damp spreading to mould or rot which can cause structural damage to the property.

100mm Recticel & Celotex PIR Insulation Boards

Both Recticel and Celotex manufacture a 100mm Insulation Board. The 100mm PIR Insulation boards are made up of a rigid Polyisocyanurate (PIR) core bonded to low emissivity foil facings on each side. These boards are a great product due to their versatility and ease of use. 100mm can be installed within residential and commercial buildings, they can be applied to multiple applications including:

Walls:
Solid walls, Partition walls, Timber stud walls, Timer frame sheathing, and over timber rafter applications.

Flat Roofs:
Balconies and terraces, Between timber joists, and below timber joists applications

Pitched Roofs:
Below timber rafters, Between timer rafters, and Sarking applications.

Floors:
Concrete solid floor, Suspended floor applications, and Beam and block applications.

The Celotex and Recticel 100mm Insulation Board is 2400mm x 1200mm with a coverage of 2.88m2. This board gives a thermal conductivity of just 0.022W/mK and a thermal resistance of 4.50m2K/W.
Celotex boards (TB4000, GA4000, XR4000) are available in thicknesses between 20mm and 200mm. You can find the full range of both products below:

Recticel General Purpose PIR Boards
Celotex PIR Insulation Boards

100mm Knauf Acoustic Roll

100mm Knauf Acoustic Rolls are made up of a non-combustible glass mineral wool designed to provide sound absorption and reduce noise transfer between rooms and buildings. These rolls will prevent sounds like media noise, footsteps, chatter, and noise travelling from your house through to the neighbouring property. The rolls can be installed within residential and commercial buildings and can be applied to multiple applications including separating walls and floors, external walls and floors, and stud partitions.

100mm Knauf Acoustic roll has a width of 2x600mm with a coverage of 12.36m2. This roll gives a thermal conductivity of 0.035W/mK and come in thicknesses from 25mm to 100mm. Each thickness of the roll has a different coverage size.
25mm – 26.64m2

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100mm Knauf Acoustic Roll – (2x 600mm) – 12.36m2 roll

£55.50 ex VAT
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Knauf 25mm Acoustic Roll (2x600mm) – 26.64m2 roll

£42.99 ex VAT
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Knauf 50mm Acoustic Roll (2x600mm) – 16.2m2 roll

£41.99 ex VAT
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Knauf 75mm Acoustic Roll (2x600mm) – 17.4m2 roll

£61.99 ex VAT

Isover acoustic rolls are a great alternative product to Knauf. The Isover 100mm acoustic roll has a width of 2x600mm with a coverage of 11m2 as well as a thermal conductivity of 0.035W/mK.

Can acoustic roll be installed in the loft floor?

No, acoustic rolls cannot be used in between rafters within the loft as the loft requires a minimum thickness of 270mm and acoustic rolls range from 25mm to 100mm, therefore this product is not recommended as a loft insulator.

100mm Knauf Loft Roll

100mm Knauf Lofts Rolls are made up of a non-combustible glass mineral wool designed for easy application in between rafters within the loft. These rolls will prevent heat rising within the building and escaping through the loft / roof space, ultimately saving you money on energy bills. The rolls can be installed within residential and commercial buildings between the rafters on the loft floor.

100mm Knauf Loft roll has a width of either 2 x 570mm or 3 x 380mm with a coverage of 13.89m2. This roll gives a thermal conductivity of just 0.044W/mK and comes in thicknesses from 100mm to 200mm. Each roll thickness has a different coverage size.

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Knauf 100mm Loft Roll 44 – Combi Cut (13.89m2 Roll)

Original price was: £34.99.Current price is: £28.75. ex VAT
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Knauf 150mm Loft Roll 44 – Combi Cut (9.18m2 Roll)

Original price was: £34.99.Current price is: £28.75. ex VAT
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Knauf 200mm Loft Roll 44 – Combi Cut (6.84m2 Roll)

Original price was: £34.99.Current price is: £28.75. ex VAT

Isover Spacesaver loft rolls are a great alternative product to Knauf with a thermal conductivity of 0.044W/mK. The Isover 100mm rolls are slightly bigger in size and have a width of 3 x 386mm and 2 x 580mm with a coverage of 14.13m2. 

Isover Spacesaver 44 Roll
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100mm Isover Spacesaver Loft Insulation – 14.13m2 Isover Loft Roll

£32.69 ex VAT

Another Knauf Loft roll alternative is the Superglass Multi Roll 44, with widths of 2×600/3×400 and a 0.044W/mK thermal conductivity. 

Is loft roll 44 acoustic?

Knauf loft roll 44 has acoustic qualities and will reduce sound levels travelling however its thermal qualities are greater than the acoustic qualities. See the below link for Acoustic insulation materials.

Rockwool RWA45

Rockwool RWA45 is made up of high-quality resin bonded Rock mineral slabs. RWA45 slabs are designed to provide quality acoustic, thermal and fire performance within residential and commercial buildings and can be applied to multiple applications including partition walls, ceilings, floors, roofs, and so on. RWA45 also has water repellent qualities that can prevent moisture from building up which can cause dampness, condensation, and rot.

The Rockwool RWA45 is 1200mm x 600mm with coverage of 0.72m2. This board gives a thermal conductivity of 0.035W/mK and is available in a range of thickness from 25mm to 120mm. See our full range of Rockwool RWA45 below: 

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Rockwool 100mm RWA45 Acoustic Insulation Slab (1200 x 600mm) – 2.88m2 pack

Original price was: £28.50.Current price is: £22.49. ex VAT

Rockwool RWA45 is a part of the RW range. The full Rockwool RW range can be found on our website.

The Knauf RS45 is a great alternative product to RWA45. The RS45 slab is 1200mm x 600mm with a density of 45kg/m3 and a thermal conductivity of 0.035W/mK. 

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Knauf Rocksilk RS45 Insulation Slab – 100mm (1200 x 600mm) – 43.2m2 pallet

£369.00 ex VAT
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Knauf Rocksilk RS45 Insulation Slab – 25mm (1200 x 600mm) – 172.8m2 pallet

£375.00 ex VAT
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Knauf Rocksilk RS45 Insulation Slab – 30mm (1200 x 600mm) – 138.24m2 pallet

£349.99 ex VAT
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Knauf Rocksilk RS45 Insulation Slab – 40mm (1200 x 600mm) – 103.68m2 pallet

£349.99 ex VAT
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Knauf Rocksilk RS45 Insulation Slab – 50mm (1200 x 600mm) – 86.4m2 pallet

£355.00 ex VAT
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Knauf Rocksilk RS45 Insulation Slab – 60mm (1200 x 600mm) – 69.12m2 pallet

£349.99 ex VAT
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Knauf Rocksilk RS45 Insulation Slab – 75mm (1200 x 600mm) – 51.84m2 pallet

£325.00 ex VAT

How do you cut Rockwool products?

A serrated or sharp knife is always the best way to cut stone wool, hold the slab between two hard surfaces such as a wooden joist and a board over the top and simply cut with the knife.

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