(an Owens Corning company) Mineral wool insulation provides superior thermal, sound, and fire protection. Mineral wool is water repellent, non-combustible and offers an R-value of 4.2 per inch of thickness. Thermafiber products are commonly specified in curtain wall fire containment systems, exterior continuous insulation, interior wall partitions and many other thermal and acoustical applications.
Firestop Contractors International Association
FCIA announces new Contractor Qualification Programs from FM & UL. FM Global's Approvals Division, (FM) introduced "FM 4991, Standard for Approval of Firestop Contractors" in 2001. Underwriters Laboratories, Inc., (UL)Announced the UL Qualified Firestop Contractor Program, (2007). Add "FM 4991" and "UL Qualified Firestop Contractor" to contractor qualification for an audit-tested firm installing Life Safety Firestops into Effective Compartmentation Systems.