Superform Products, Ltd.
Building Products Listing Program
- Superform Products, Ltd.
- Insulated Concrete Forms (ICF)
- Pincher Creek, Alberta
- July 25, 2012
- September 1, 2020
ULC S717.1 Standard for Flat Wall Insulating Concrete Form (ICF) Systems.
ASTM E2634 Standard Specification for Flat Wall Insulating Concrete Form (ICF) Systems.
ASTM D1761 Standard Test Methods for Mechanical Fasteners in Wood and Wood-Based Materials.
CAN/ULC S701.1 Thermal Insulation, Polystyrene, Boards and Pipe Covering.
ASTM C578 Standard Specification for Rigid, Cellular Polystyrene Thermal Insulation.
CAN/ULC S102.2 Standard Method of Test for Surface Burning Characteristics of Flooring, Floor Coverings, and Miscellaneous Materials and Assemblies.
ASTM E84 Standard Test Method for Surface Burning Characteristics of Building Materials.
UBC-26-3 Room Fire Test Standard for Interior of Foam Plastic Systems.
ASTM D635 Standard Test Method for Rate of Burning and/or Extent and Time of Burning of Plastics in a Horizontal Position.
ASTM D1929 Standard Test Method for Determining Ignition Temperature of Plastics.
ASTM E119 Standard Test Methods for Fire Tests of Building Construction and Materials.
CAN/ULC S101 Standard Methods of Fire Endurance Tests of Building Construction and Materials.
UL 263 Standard for Fire Tests of Building Construction and Materials.
Superform Insulated Concrete Forms (ICF)
Product is marked with labels supplied by Superform Products, Ltd. Products are marked in a permanent manner where it is readily visible after installation with the following:
a) Manufacturer’s name or trademark
b) Product model designation
c) Month and year of manufacture
d) QAI file Number: B1051-1
e) CAN/ULC S701 Type 2, ASTM C578 Type II, ASTM E84 FSI and SDI Rating, and CAN/ULC S102.2 FSI and SDI ratings.
f) QAI logo shown here:
Superform ICF complies with specifications for flat-walled ICF in accordance with CAN/ULC S717.1.
Superform ICF complies with specifications for flat-walled insulated concrete forms in accordance with ASTM E2634.
Superform ICF cross ties have a spontaneous ignition temperature ≥ 650oF when evaluated in accordance with ASTM D1929.
Superform ICF cross ties have a rate of burning of CC2 when evaluated in accordance with ASTM D635.
The following outlines Superform ICF test results determined in accordance with the noted standards.
Superform ICF has the following allowable fastener load capacities determined in accordance with ASTM E2634 and ASTM D1761:
FASTENER ALLOWABLE WITHDRAWAL ALLOWABLE LATERAL
lbs kg lbs kg #6 Coarse Thread Drywall Screw, minimum penetration ¾ inch (19 mm) into Superform ICF Crossties. 52 24 115 52 #10 Coarse Thread Wood Screw, minimum penetration ¾ inch (19 mm) into Superform ICF Crossties. 48 22 125 57 #14 Coarse Thread Wood Screw, minimum penetration ¾ inch (19 mm) into Superform ICF Crossties. 57 26 135 61 16 Gauge ½ inch Crown Staple, minimum penetration 1 inch (25 mm) into Superform ICF Crossties. 8.5 4 12 5.5
Superform ICF Type 2 Specifications per CAN/ULC S701.1
PROPERTY SUPERFORM SPECIFICATION Thermal Resistance
m2*oC/W at 25 mm Thickness
Minimum 0.70 Water Vapour Permeance
Ng/Pa*s*m2 at 25 mm Thickness
Maximum 200 Dimensional Stability
% Linear Change
Maximum 1.5 Flexural Strength
Minimum 240 Water Absorption
Maximum 4.0 Compressive Strength
kPa at 10% Deformation
Minimum 110 Limiting Oxygen Index
Superform ICF Type II Specifications per ASTM C578
PROPERTY SUPERFORM SPECIFICATION Compressive Resistance
psi at Yield or 10% Deformation
Minimum 15.0 Thermal Resistance
F*ft2*h/Btu at 1.00 Inch Thickness
Minimum 4.0 Flexural Strength
Minimum 35.0 Water Vapor Permeance
Perms at 1.00 Inch Thickness
Maximum 3.5 Water Absorption
Maximum 3.0 Dimensional Stability
% Change Dimensions
Maximum 2.0 Oxygen Index
Minimum 24.0 Density
Superform ICF Surface Burning Characteristics per CAN/ULC S102.2
22 – 29
≤ 210 ≥ 500
Superform ICF Surface Burning Characteristics per ASTM E841
1.35 – 1.80 lbs/ft3 4.0 Inches Maximum ≤ 25 ≤ 450
1Ceiling Measurement Only. This measurement is conducted through determination of flame spread index and smoke developed index with the removal of any contribution of molten materials ignited on the floor of the tunnel assembly.
Superform UBC 26-3 Configuration
Meets requirements with ½ inch thickness gypsum fastened with 1 ¼ inch length standard drywall screws at 12 inches on center spacing in the field, and 6 inches on center spacing around the perimeter. Fasteners must be anchored into Superform ICF web ties.
Superform ICF CAN/ULC S101, UL 263, ASTM E119 – Wall Assemblies
QAI Design # Wall Type: Wall Load: Fire Endurance Period: B1051-1 Insulated Concrete Wall of minimum 6.5 inches concrete thickness
Notes: Final acceptance of the product in the intended application is to be determined by the authority having jurisdiction.
Product is to be installed in accordance with the manufacturer’s published installation instructions by qualified installing personnel. Also see QAI CERUS-1001
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