Part 1 – General

1.01 General Requirements

1. Supply Kingspan KS Series factory-assembled insulated wall and roof panel system as specified and as shown on drawings.

1.02 Quality Assurance
  1. The Kingspan KS Series panels of Kingspan Insulated Panels Ltd., 8500 Keele St., Concord, Ontario, L4K 2A6 establish a standard of quality required for this project. Base materials will be those of Kingspan.
  2. Alternate products pre-approved by the architect and meeting the specifications shall be considered. Approval will be issued via addendum. No verbal approval will be given.
  3. Only polyurethane panels produced by the continuous in-line method for optimum uniformity and quality will be considered. Laminated or styrene core panels will not be accepted.
  4. Work under this section shall be carried out by a contractor qualified by the panel manufacturer and having a minimum 5 years experience on projects of similar size and scope.
1.03 Work Includes
  1. All steel faced, factory foamed polyurethane insulated panels for walls and roofs as detailed on drawings.
  2. Accessories as necessary to install the panels as specified.
  3. Sealants as required between metal panel components and between panels and adjoining construction except panel abutments to windows, doors and specialty items.
  4. All metal flashing and trim required for installation of pre-formed composite panels where noted on drawings.
1.04 Related Work by Others
  1. Supply and installation of roof capping, trim or flashing at parapet and wall-roof junctions.
  2. Wood blocking.
  3. Windows.
  4. Doors.
  5. In structural steel frame construction, supply and installation of supplementary structural steel support members for the composite panel system. These supplementary support members shall be supplied with slotted bolted connections allowing adjustment ±3/8” and erected to the tolerance

of CSA Standard S16.1. Structure shall be designed to accommodate AISC and ACI tolerances for dead and live load movement.

1.05 Submittals
    1. Shop Drawings
    2. a) Furnish drawings showing panel layout, finishes, corners, custom geometry’s, locations of openings etc. Provide detailed drawings of joints, anchorage system, sealants, edge conditions, closures and other details as may be required for a weather tight installation. Distinguish between factory and field assembled work. No panels shall be fabricated until shop drawings have been approved by the architect.
  1. Panel Sample

a) Submit full width panel sections of 8” long showing joints, insulation, profiles and finishes for architect’s approval.

1.06 Panel Performance Tests

The following performance tests are considered the minimum acceptable requirements:

1. Structural Test

a) ASTM E72 -The design load / deflection criteria and fastening pattern shall be verified from witnessed / audited tests using the “Chamber Method” in accordance with ASTM E72. The deflection criteria shall be L/180 for walls and L/240 for roof assemblies.

2. Air Infiltration and Water Penetration a) Rainscreen principle conforming joint

The rainscreen principle with pressure equalization chamber is present in all aspects of Kingspan insulated wall panel joint design to control rainwater penetration. The pressure equalization chamber is shielded from outside by an overlap between two impermeable panel facings thus minimizing rainwater passage into the joint driven by gravity and air pressure difference. Intercepted rainwater is drained effectively back to the exterior.

b) ASTM E283 -The air leakage shall not exceed 0.001cfm/sq. ft. of wall area at a pressure differential of 20psf when tested in accordance with ASTM E283.

c) ASTM E331 -There shall be no uncontrolled water penetration through the panel joints at a pressure differential of 20psf when tested in accordance with ASTM E331.

d) AAMA 501-94 -Methods of Test for Exterior Walls.

3. Thermal Resistance Tests

a) ASTM C518 Panels shall provide nominal thermal resistance of R=7.2 / inch thickness when tested in accordance with this standard.

 

4. Fatigue Test

a) Positive wind pressure and negative wind pressure (suction) are continually bending interior and exterior composite panels. The panel shall withstand at least 2 million alternate cycles of L/180 deflection without any evidence of delamination, foam core cracking or permanent deformation.

5. Freeze / Heat Cycling Test

a) Panels shall exhibit no delamination, surface blisters, permanent bowing or deformation when subjected to cyclic temperature extremes of -20°F (-29°C) to +180°F (+82°C) temperatures for twenty one (21), eight-hour cycles.

  1. Adhesion Test a) ASTM D1623 -Panels are tested adhesion in accordance with this standard.
  2. Humidity Test

a) Panels shall exhibit no delamination or metal interface corrosion when subjected to +140°F (+60°C) temperature and 100% relative humidity for a total of 1200 hours (50 days).

8. Autoclave Test

a) Panels shall exhibit no delamination or shrinkage/melting of the foam core from the metal skins after being subjected in an autoclave to a pressure of 2psig (13.8kPa) at a temperature of +218°F (+103°C) for a period of 2 1/2 hours.

9. Acoustics Test

a) ASTM E90 Panels meet sound transmission STC-25 when tested in accordance with this standard.

10. Toxicity Test

a) Panels shall meet the minimum standards of acceptance as required for fire gas toxicity established in article 15, part 1120 of the New York State Uniform Fire Prevention Code.

1.07 Panel Fire Tests

1. Kingspan panels meet specific building envelope performance criteria and requirements stipulated by US and Canadian building codes. Panels were tested in conformance to UL, ULC, FM, and ASTM approval standards, testing methods and procedures. Kingspan panels are listed and labeled by:

a) Factory Mutual (FM)

b) Warnock Hersey (WH)

2. Fire Endurance Tests

CAN/ULC-S101 Stay in Place Fire Test 10 minutes Panels remain in place for 10 minutes and no joint fastener required holding panel together
CAN/ULC-S101 Stay in Place Fire Test 15 minutes Panels remain in place for 15 minutes with stitching screws
CAN/ULC-S126 Fire Spread under Roof Deck Assemblies Test
CAN/ULC-S127 Standard Corner Wall Method of Test for Flammability Characteristics of Non-Melting Building Materials
CAN/ULC-S134 Standard Method of Fire Test for Exterior Wall Assemblies
Uniform Building Code (UBC) UBC 26-3 [UL 1715] Enclosed Room Fire Test
Uniform Building Code (UBC) UBC 26-4 Full Scale Multi-Story Fire Test
ULC/ORD 376 Fire Growth Full Scale Room
  1. Flame Spread Tests
  2. Factory Mutual Approvals (FM)
CAN/ULC-S102 Standard Method of Test for Surface Burning Characteristics of Building Materials and Assemblies Flame spread index less than 20. Smoke developed classification less than 350
ASTM E84 Standard Method of Test for Surface Burning Characteristics of Building Materials Flame spread index less than 20. Smoke developed classification less than 350
FM Standard 4880 Approval for Class 1 fire classification [UL 1040] Meet the FM Standard 4880 Approval requirements for Class 1 fire classification to a maximum height of 30 feet without sprinkler protection
FM Standard 4880 (50’) Approval for Class 1 fire classification [UL 1040] Meet the FM Standard 4880 Approval requirements for Class 1 fire classification to unlimited height
FM Standard 4881 Approval for Class 1 Exterior Wall Systems High Velocity Hurricane Zone with Large Missile Impact
FM Standard 4471 Approval for Class 1 Panel Roofs Panel roof meets the criteria for fire, wind, foot traffic, hail damage resistance, and water leakage resistance

1.08 Warranty

1. Panel manufacturer shall offer one (1) year limited warranty, commencing from date of shipment providing panels manufactured to be free from defects in materials and workmanship under normal use and service, excluding panel skin coating (paint finish) which is covered under a separate warranty.

Part 2 – Products

2.01 Panel Design

  1. Factory fabricated panel shall be ______” thick as detailed on design drawings. Panels shall consist of roll formed steel face and liner sheets chemically fused to a foamed in place rigid polyurethane expanded foam core. Panels shall be single piece construction full height or may be stacked in multiple courses for most temperature applications (vertical and horizontal).
  2. The steel facing sheets at the longitudinal edges of the panel shall have roll formed male and female interlocking geometry fully supported by the foamed in place insulation core. The insulation core shall be molded in a tongue and groove profiles shape to allow positive insulation to insulation contact in panels.
  3. Select panel type required:

a) Kingspan KS42 SHADOWLINE vertical panel style with hidden joint fastener, designed for exterior wall, interior wall and ceiling applications.

  • Standard panel modular coverage 42” wide
  • Panel thickness available in 2”, 2 1/2”, 3”, 4”, 5” & 6”
  • SHADOWLINE profile 26Ga. Exterior -Stucco Embossed
  • SHADOWLINE profile 26Ga. Interior -Stucco Embossed

KS42 SHADOWLINE panels shall use fasteners and clips applied from the exterior and concealed in the panel side joint connecting both metal faces to the supporting steel structure. Fasteners used shall be #14 x ____ inch long Hex-head type “B” self-tapping with steel & neoprene washer and 12Ga. stainless steel clip supplied by panel manufacturer.

Sealant shall be applied on the warm side of the female end at panel joint. Factory applied sealant may be optional.

b) Kingspan KS42 CF FLUTED vertical panel style with hidden joint feature and fastener, designed for exterior wall applications.

  • Standard panel modular coverage 42” wide
  • Panel thickness available in 2”, 3”, 4”, 5” & 6”
  • FLUTED profile 26Ga. Exterior -Stucco Embossed
  • SHADOWLINE profile 26Ga. Interior -Stucco Embossed

KS42 CF FLUTED panels shall use fasteners and clips applied from the exterior and concealed in the panel side joint connecting both metal faces to the supporting steel structure. Fasteners used shall be #14 x ____ inches long Wafer-head type “AB” Torx-drive “B” self-tapping with steel & neoprene washer and 12Ga. stainless steel clip supplied by panel manufacturer.

Sealant shall be applied on the warm side of the female end at panel joint. Factory applied sealant may be optional.

c) Kingspan KS45 SHADOWLINE vertical panel style with low profile and double overlap tongue and groove side joint, designed for interior wall and ceiling applications.

  • Standard panel modular coverage 45 3/8” wide
  • Panel thickness available in 2 3/4”, 4” & 5”
  • SHADOWLINE profile 26Ga. Exterior -Stucco Embossed (Non-embossed optional)
  • SHADOWLINE profile 26Ga. Interior -Stucco Embossed (Non-embossed optional)

KS45 SHADOWLINE panels shall use through fasteners applied from the exterior connecting panel to the supporting steel structure. Fasteners used shall be #14 x ____ inches long Hex-head type “B” self-tapping with steel & neoprene washer supplied by panel manufacturer.

Sealant shall be applied on the warm side of the female end at panel joint. Factory applied sealant may be optional.

d) Kingspan KS42 CF SHADOWLINE vertical panel style with hidden joint fastener, designed for exterior wall and interior wall applications.

  • Standard panel modular coverage 42” wide
  • Panel thickness available in 2”, 3”, 4”, 5” & 6”
  • SHADOWLINE profile 26Ga. Exterior -Stucco Embossed
  • SHADOWLINE profile 26Ga. Interior -Stucco Embossed

KS42 CF SHADOWLINE panels shall use fasteners and clips applied from the exterior and concealed in the panel side joint, connecting both metal faces to the supporting steel structure. Fasteners used shall be #14 x ____ inches long Wafer-head type “AB” Torx-drive “B” self-tapping with steel & neoprene washer and 12Ga. stainless steel clip supplied by panel manufacturer.

Sealant shall be applied on the warm side of the female end at panel joint. Factory applied sealant may be optional.

e) Kingspan KS39 RW HIGH RIB wall & roof panel style with high rib profile and standing nested lap seam at the joint with anti-siphon groove, designed for roof & wall applications.

  • Standard panel modular coverage 38 7/8” wide
  • Panel thickness available in 1 9/16”, 2 3/4” & 4”
  • HIGH RIB profile 26Ga. Exterior -Stucco Embossed (Non-embossed optional)
  • SHADOWLINE profile 26Ga. Interior -Stucco Embossed (Non-embossed optional)

KS39 RW HIGH RIB panels shall use #14 x ____ inches long Hex-head type “B” self-tapping with steel & neoprene washer and saddle clips supplied by panel manufacturer. Fasteners and saddle clips shall be applied from the exterior at the panel joint connecting both metal faces to the supporting steel structure.

Sealant shall be applied on the warm side of the female end at panel joint. Factory applied sealant may be optional.

f) Kingspan KS42 MICRO-RIB panel style with hidden joint fastener, designed for exterior wall applications.

  • Standard panel modular coverage 42” wide, 36”, 30” & 24” optional
  • Panel thickness available in 2”, 2 1/2”, 3”, 4”, 5” & 6”
  • MICRO-RIB profile 24Ga. Exterior -Stucco Embossed
  • SHADOWLINE profile 26Ga. Interior -Stucco Embossed
  • Optional trim-less end at vertical joints, custom fabricated corners and aluminum extrusion profiles to fit panels are available
  • 1/8” reveal vertical application
    3/8” reveal horizontal application

KS42 MICRO-RIB panels shall use fasteners and clips applied from the exterior and concealed in the panel side joint, connecting both metal faces to the supporting steel structure. Fasteners used shall be #14 x ____ inches long Hex-head type “B” self-tapping with steel & neoprene washer and 12Ga. stainless steel clip supplied by panel manufacturer.

Sealant shall be applied on the warm side of the female end at panel joint. Factory applied sealant may be optional.

g) Kingspan KS36 FLAT EMBOSSED panel style with hidden joint fastener, designed for exterior wall applications.

  • Standard panel modular coverage 36” wide, 30” & 24” optional
  • Panel thickness available in 2”, 2 1/2”, 3” & 4”
  • FLAT EMBOSSED profile 22Ga. Exterior -Stucco Embossed
  • SHADOWLINE profile 26Ga. Interior (22Ga. optional on Interior)
  • Optional trim-less end at vertical joints, custom fabricated corners and aluminum extrusion profiles to fit panels are available
  • 1/8” reveal vertical application
    3/8” reveal horizontal application

KS36 FLAT EMBOSSED panels shall use fasteners and clips applied from the exterior and concealed in the panel side joint, connecting both metal faces to the supporting steel structure. Fasteners used shall be #14 x ____ inches long Hex-head type “B” self-tapping with steel & neoprene washer and 12Ga. stainless steel clip supplied by panel manufacturer.

Sealant shall be applied on the warm side of the female end at panel joint. Factory applied sealant may be optional.

h) Kingspan KS36 OPTIMO panel style with hidden joint fastener, designed for exterior wall applications.

  • Standard panel modular coverage 36” wide, 30” & 24” optional
  • Panel thickness available in 2”, 2 1/2”, 3” & 4”
  • OPTIMO profile 22Ga. Exterior – Flat Smooth
  • SHADOWLINE profile 26Ga. Interior (22Ga. optional on Interior)
  • Optional trim-less end at vertical joints, custom fabricated corners and aluminum extrusion profiles to fit panels are available
  • 1/8” reveal vertical application
    3/8” reveal horizontal application

KS36 OPTIMO panels shall use fasteners and clips applied from the exterior and concealed in the panel side joint, connecting both metal faces to the supporting steel structure. Fasteners used shall be #14 x ____ inches long Hex-head type “B” self-tapping with steel & neoprene washer and 12Ga. stainless steel clip supplied by panel manufacturer.

Sealant shall be applied on the warm side of the female end at panel joint. Factory applied sealant may be optional.

i) Kingspan KS36 STUCCOTHERM panel style with hidden joint fastener, designed for exterior wall applications.

  • Standard panel modular coverage 36” wide, 30” & 24” optional
  • Panel thickness available in 2”, 2 1/2”, 3” & 4”
  • STUCCOTHERM profile 22Ga. Exterior – Acrylic Stucco Finish
  • SHADOWLINE profile 26Ga. Interior (22Ga. optional on Interior)
  • Optional trim-less end at vertical joints, custom fabricated corners and aluminum extrusion profiles to fit panels are available
  • 1/8” reveal vertical application
    3/8” reveal horizontal application

KS36 STUCCOTHERM panels shall use fasteners and clips applied from the exterior and concealed in the panel side joint, connecting both metal faces to the supporting steel structure. Fasteners used shall be #14 x ____ inches long Hex-head type “B” self-tapping with steel & neoprene washer and 12Ga. stainless steel clip supplied by panel manufacturer.

Sealant shall be applied on the warm side of the female end at panel joint. Factory applied sealant may be optional.

2.02 Materials

1. Facing and liner sheets shall be steel with Stucco Embossed pattern. Steel shall be:

  • Tension leveled and conforming to ASTM A653 grade 33 (A) structural quality hot dipped galvanized coating to ASTM A924 Standard Specification for Steel Sheet, Zinc-Coating Galvanized with G-90 designation, or
  • Tension leveled conforming to ASTM A792/A792M-06a Standard Specification for Steel Sheet, 55 % Aluminum-Zinc Alloy-Coated by the Hot-Dip Process AZ50 / AZM150 GALVALUME® (55% aluminum, 45% zinc), or
  • Stainless steel Grade Type 304 conforming to ASTM A480 Standard Specification for General Requirements for Flat-Rolled Stainless and Heat-Resisting Steel Plate, Sheet, and Strip with finish #4 or 2B.

Exterior and interior profiles

i. SHADOWLINE” profile shall have a low profile repeating on 3” centers and running the longitudinal direction of the panel. Low profiles shall be not more than 1/16” deep x ¾” wide. The panel faces shall be Stucco Embossed. Panel faces can be optionally non-embossed.

ii. FLUTED” profile shall have four (4) deep flutes and four (4) low profile repeating on 10 ½” centers and running the longitudinal direction of the panel. Flutes shall be not more than 9/32” deep x 2 ½” wide with alternating low profiles not more than 1/16” deep x ¾” wide. The panel faces shall be Stucco Embossed.

iii. MICRO-RIB” profile shall have a roll-formed design of 1/16” deep accordion flute striated profile repeating on ¾” centers across the panel width and running the longitudinal direction of the panel. The panel faces shall be Stucco Embossed.

iv.
HIGH RIB” profile shall have five (5) 1 ½” high standing ribs approximately 10” on center running the longitudinal direction of the panel. The panel faces shall be Stucco Embossed. Panel faces can be optionally non-embossed.
v.
FLAT EMBOSSED” profile shall have no ribs or striations. The panel faces shall be Stucco Embossed.

vi. OPTIMO” profile shall have no ribs or striations. The panel faces shall be Smooth.

vii. STUCCOTHERM” profile shall have no ribs. The panel face shall be sprayed with Acrylic Stucco Finish.

  1. Fasteners: Refer to individual panel specifications above. Supplementary fastening, when required, shall be made with Tek fasteners into the interior panel face with reinforcing bars or with Fab-Lok fasteners spaced to meet code requirements and anticipated loads.
  2. Sealant used in warm side of panel joints shall be non-curing synthetic butyl sealant.
  3. Core material used in the panel shall be foamed in place multi-component polyurethane or isocyanurate polymeric resin insulation having the following typical physical properties.
  4. Foam Core Property Table:
Property Results Test Method
a. Closed cell 95% ASTM D2856
b. Density 2.2 – 2.8pcf (35.3 – 44.9kg/m3) ASTM D1622
c. Compressive Stress (Parallel to Rise) 42psi (289.5kPa) ASTM D1621
Compressive Stress (Perpendicular to Rise) 24psi (165.4kPa)
d. Shear Stress 17.5psi (120.6kPa) ASTM C273
e. Tensile Stress 40psi (275.7kPa) ASTM D1623
f. Oven Aging at 200°F (93°C) for 1 day +1% vol. change ASTM D2126
Oven Aging at 200°F (93°C) for 7 days +3% vol. change
g. Low Temperature Aging at -20°F (-29°C) for 1 day 0% vol. change ASTM D2126
Low Temperature Aging at -20°F (-29°C) for 7 days 0% vol. change

2.03 Finishes

  1. The exterior and interior faces of Kingspan KS Series foam panels and flashings shall receive factory applied coatings.
  2. The exterior/interior facing to be one of the following: a) Silicone Modified Polyester (standard for interior facing, optional for exterior facing)

A 1.0mil total coating made up of 0.2mil primer and 0.8mil top coat USDA, H of A approved for food contact areas.

b) Epoxy Primer

A 0.2mil primer only finish for concealed areas or ready to receive site applied top coat c) Plastisol

A 4.0mil total coating made up of 0.2mil primer and 3.8mil top coat of vinyl Plastisol, USDA and H of A approved for food contact areas

d) Fluoropolymer

A 1.0mil total coating made up of 0.2mil primer and 0.8mil 70% Kynar 500 color top coat. USDA approved in “Regal White” color

e) Duranar Plus

A premium1.6mil total coating made up of 0.8mil primer and 0.8mil 70% Kynar 500 or Hylar 5000 color top coat

2.04 Colors

The exterior and interior faces of Kingspan KS Series foam panels and flashings shall receive factory applied colors:

a) Standard colors b) Custom colors c) Premium colors

Part 3 – Execution

3.01 Inspection

1. Examine alignment of structural steel to ensure conformance to the tolerance requirements of CSA Standard S16.1 and/or AISC Code section 7.13 prior to panel installation and do not proceed until all observed defects are corrected by the contractor.

3.02 Installation

  1. Install composite panels, clips, fasteners, joint fillers, trims, flashings and related sealants in accordance with approved shop drawings. Comply with panel manufacturers’ general instructions and recommendations for installation and as applicable for project conditions to ensure low temperature and/or weatherproof performance of composite panel system.
  2. Consult panel manufacturer for location, type, and frequency of fasteners.
  3. Adjacent panels shall be mechanically interlocked at their vertical edges with the roll-formed tongue and groove profile.
  4. Flashing and trim shall be installed true and in proper alignment. Sealant, foam and membrane shall be installed where indicated without skips and voids to ensure weather tightness and integrity of the vapor barrier.

3.03 Handling and Storage

1. The panels shall be handled and stored in accordance with good construction practice to prevent permanent distortion and mechanical damage.

3.04 Damaged Materials

1. Repair or replace damaged materials to the satisfaction of the Architect and/or owner. The cost of repairing or replacing damaged material will be charged to the responsible party.

3.05 Cleaning and Care

  1. After completing panel installation, strip interior protective film if so instructed by Architect and/or owner. Panel surface shall be free of deleterious material including dirt.
  2. Wipe finished surfaces of filings caused by drilling or cutting to prevent any discoloration or rust stains resulting from the installation process.

All specifications and designs are subject to change without notice. Contact Kingspan Insulated Panels Ltd. for the current set of specifications

End of Specifications