EXPOL-X for Cladding Insulation

Made from extruded polystyrene, EXPOL-X is a rigid foam insulation board that boosts the insulation performance of a building.

It is the insulation of choice for specifiers and installers looking for exceptional compressive strength, low water absorption and outstanding thermal insulation.

As one of the strongest and most durable insulation products on the market, it is an ideal choice for EIFS cladding systems.

Use EXPOL-X for protection against heat, cold and moisture in concrete floors, concrete floor edging, masonry walls and retaining walls.

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IDEAL USES

CLADDING SYSTEMS

EXPOL-X is designed for use as part of an external cladding system for residential and light commercial buildings.  EXPOL-X is available in full sheets (2500mm x 300mm). 

For a cost effective EPS insulation solution for cladding, use EXPOL ThermaSlab.  EXPOL Platinum Board is a premium insulation solution that also satisfies the requirements for EIFS cladding.

OTHER APPLICATIONS

EXPOL-X is also used in other applications where compressive strength and water resistance is required.  This includes under concrete floors, perimeter insulation on concrete edges, in masonry walls and retaining walls.

MORE ABOUT EXPOL-X

EXPOL-X polystyrene insulation sheets are highly water resistant and provide an extremely high insulation value. The durable nature of extruded polystyrene ensures that the R-value of the material is retained for the life of the building.

Specifiers looking for a product that offers excellent performance for a range of uses in diverse climate conditions turn to EXPOL-X.  Often used in applications that are subject to pressure and moisture, EXPOL-X is a high performing extruded polystyrene insulation product.

SYSTEM COMPONENTS

BATTENS

EXPOL supplies a range of polystyrene batten sizes to suit all cladding systems.

WASHERS

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EXPOL supplies 40mm plastic washers designed to increase the surface area of nail fixings.

CONSTRUCTION ADHESIVE 

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EXPOL supplies a water-based glue to adhere polystyrene to most surfaces. EXPOL-X cladding insulation is glued in place using this adhesive or can be used in combination with other fixing methods. 

HOW MUCH DO I NEED?

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CHOOSING THE RIGHT PRODUCT

EXPOL-X comes in one size; 2500mm x 600mm wide.  

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WHERE TO BUY

EXPOL products are available at a number of leading building products stores. Find your nearest stockist here.

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Is EXPOL-X durable?

The closed cell structure of EXPOL-X gives it resistance to moisture and compression, ensuring that insulation performance will last the lifespan of the building.  Extruded Polystyrene Insulation (XPS) is often used under roads, rail tracks and other load-bearing applications.

What size does EXPOL-X come in?

EXPOL-X comes in one size, 2500mm x 600mm sheets.

How does EXPOL-X compare to EPS insulation boards?

When used as part of an EIFS cladding system, EXPOL-X provides greater R-value and compressive strength than EPS insulation boards.  

Other Cladding products which may be of interest

EXPOL ThermaSlab S and H Grades

EXPOL Platinum Board

Fast Facts
  • Extruded polystyrene insulation provides high thermal insulation and is often used in applications where other types of insulation are not suitable.
  • Choose EXPOL-X to reduce the consumption of energy used for cooling and heating buildings.
  • A rigid foam insulation board, EXPOL-X does not settle over time, thus ensuring the R-value for the life of the building.
  • EXPOL supplies both EPS and XPS sheets suitable for EIFS cladding systems.

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General Enquiry

Tel: +64 (9) 634 3449

Free Phone: 0800 86 33 73

sales@expol.co.nz

105 Captain Springs Rd., Onehunga, Auckland

Tel: +64 (9) 634 3449

Free Phone: 0800 86 33 73

sales@expol.co.nz

105 Captain Springs Rd., Onehunga, Auckland

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