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[CCMC 14163-L] CCMC Standard compliance evaluation

From: National Research Council Canada

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Product information

Product name

Kawartha 2000

Product description

The product is a closed-cell, spray-applied, rigid polyurethane foam of medium density. The foam system consists of two components (isocyanate and resin) that must be labelled as follows with "CCMC 14163-L:"

  • Isocyanate (Component A): "PM-200", and
  • Resin (Component B): "Kawartha 2000" resin.

The colour of the installed final cured product is alpine green.

Site-manufactured product

This is a site-manufactured product; it must be finished on site only by certified installers through the spray-application of raw materials bearing a CCMC number that are produced only at the manufacturing plant(s) below. See installation of spray-applied polyurethane insulation for more information on the requirements for installation and site quality assurance.

Manufacturing plant

This evaluation is valid only for products produced at the following plant:

Product nameManufacturing plant
Yantai City, Shandong Province, China
Kawartha 2000Product evaluated by the CCMC

Product evaluated by the CCMC Indicates that the product from this manufacturing facility has been evaluated by the CCMC

  Technical information

This evaluation is based on demonstrated conformance with the following criteria:

Evaluation requirements
Criteria number Criteria name
CAN/ULC-S705.1-15Standard for Thermal Insulation - Spray Applied Rigid Polyurethane Foam, Medium Density - Material Specification
Design values

The product’s minimum site density, design long-term thermal resistance (LTTR), water vapour permeance (WVP) and time-to-occupancy values are provided in the table below.

Table 1. Site density, design LTTR, WVP and time-to-occupancy specifications for the product
Product

Minimum site densityTable footnote (1)(kg/m3) [lb/ft.3]

50 mm design LTTR (m2·°C/W)

50 mm WVPTable footnote (2) (ng/(Pa·s·m2))

Time-to-occupancyTable footnote (3) (hours)

Kawartha 2000

35.0 [2.18]

1.87

47

25

 

Site quality assurance program (SQAP) 

Installation of spray-applied polyurethane insulation  

In addition to the material qualification above spray-applied polyurethane foams must be installed in accordance with their respective installation standard and under a Site Quality Assurance Program (SQAP). This evaluation holder has engaged the designated SQAP provider below to operate it's SQAP program for the installation of this product by certified installers, and to provide third-party site auditing, as required. As with any evaluation, the evaluation holder is responsible for the quality of the finished product (installed foam), and therefore is required to ensure resolution of non-conforming installations.

The installation procedure must follow the manufacturer’s instruction manual. A copy of the manual must be available at the job site at all times during the installation for review by the building official.

Certified installers  

The evaluation holder requires that only specific, certified installers be authorized to install its proprietary spray-polyurethane insulation in buildings. All installers must be certified for the installation of this product by the designated SQAP provider, having a valid photo-identification license at the time of installation, and be able to present the license on request.

Third-party site auditing   

As part of its SQAP, the evaluation holder also stipulates that periodic site-audit inspections be conducted by the designated SQAP provider. Upon completion of the site audit, the designated SQAP provider will report the product’s conformity results and any corrective action required, if necessary, to the evaluation holder. Building officials can contact the SQAP provider to request a site-audits at a specific building site.

Designated SQAP provider  

The following organization has been designated by the evaluation holder as their SQAP provider, and is recognized by the CCMC as an ISO/IEC 17024 accredited personnel certification body, and ISO/IEC 17020 accredited inspection body.

Caliber Quality Solutions Inc. (Caliber)
605 - 2323 Yonge Street
Toronto, Ontario, M4P 2C9
Telephone: 1-888-5-QAP-HELP (1-888-572-7435)
Email: QAP@caliberqa.com
Website: www.caliberqa.com

Administrative information

Use of Canadian Construction Materials Centre (CCMC) assessments

This assessment must be read in the context of the entire CCMC Registry of Product Assessments, any applicable building code or by-law requirements, and/or any other regulatory requirements (for example, the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act, the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, etc.).

It is the responsibility of the user to confirm that the assessment they are using is current and has not been withdrawn or superseded by a later version on the CCMC Registry of Product Assessments.

Disclaimer

The National Research Council of Canada (NRC) has evaluated only the characteristics of the specific product described herein. The information and opinions in this evaluation are directed to those who have the appropriate degree of experience to use and apply its contents (such as authorities having jurisdiction, design professionals and specifiers). This evaluation is valid when the product is used as part of permitted construction, respecting all conditions and limitations stated in the evaluation, and in accordance with applicable building codes and by-laws.

This evaluation is provided without representation, warranty or guarantee of any kind, expressed or implied, and the NRC provides no endorsement for any evaluated product. The NRC accepts no responsibility whatsoever arising in any way from any and all use of or reliance on the information contained herein or the use of any evaluated product. The NRC is not undertaking to render professional or other services on behalf of any person or entity nor to perform any duty owed by any person or entity to another person or entity.

Language

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Copyright

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All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise, without the prior written permission of the CCMC.

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