Insulation targets rain screen and cavity wall applications.

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RainBarrier(TM) 30, with 3 lb density, and RainBarrier(TM) 45, with 4.5 lb density, are engineered to repel water and drain moisture. They provide thermal insulation, fire protection, and acoustical control and are UV-resistant and noncombustible. Available in regular- and dark-colored fibers, mineral wool insulation is compatible with common wall ties, adhesives, and air barrier systems.

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Thermafiber® Introduces RainBarrier(TM) Insulation for Rain Screen and Cavity Wall Applications

Highest available recycle content offers greenest option

WABASH, Ind., July 30 / / - Thermafiber, Inc. officially announces the launch of the RainBarrier product line. RainBarrier 30 (3 lb. density) & RainBarrier 45 (4.5 lb. density) have been specifically engineered to repel water and efficiently drain moisture in rain screen and cavity wall construction applications. RainBarrier provides thermal insulation, fire protection, and acoustical control while efficiently draining water from a wall cavity system. Highly UV resistant, RainBarrier products offer a distinct advantage over typical foam board insulation. In addition, RainBarrier is available in regular and dark colored fibers for aesthetic purposes. RainBarrier products are non-combustible and compatible with common wall ties, adhesives, and air barrier systems.

Like all Thermafiber mineral wool products, RainBarrier has the highest available recycle content (up to 90%) of any commercial insulation. Thermafiber mineral wool insulation helps buildings conserve energy, control noise, improve indoor air quality, improve life safety, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

"Rain screen and cavity wall building systems are very popular in Europe and are becoming more popular in the United States," says Michael Williams, Thermafiber's Executive Vice President. "RainBarrier complements our commercial insulation product offering and now provides the building community with the greenest insulation options and solutions for this application."

About Thermafiber

Thermafiber, Inc. is the leading manufacturer of premium mineral wool insulation products. Their commercial insulation products are specified four-to-one over other brands of commercial mineral wool. For 75 years, Thermafiber has provided industry leading commercial insulation solutions that conserve energy, control noise, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and provide life saving fire protection. Additional information is available at

Source: Thermafiber, Inc.

CONTACT: Austin Hess, Thermafiber, Inc., +1-260-563-2111 x202,

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