Fire Rating Of Radiant Barrier & Reflective Insulation

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RIMA Expert Staff asked 3 months ago

Is Fire Retardant Class ‘0″ (refer to BS 476 Part 6 & Part 7 testing) a must for radiant barrier / reflective insulation?

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RIMA Expert Staff answered 3 months ago

The test method of the BS 476 is different from ASTM E84 or the Full Room Burn test. Class A or 1, materials are allowed to be installed, left exposed inside a building.