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23 in. x 47 in. R-23 Thermafiber Fire and Sound Guard Plus Mineral Wool Insulation Batt(16-Bags)

Covers 600.48 sq.ft. ($2.00 /sq.ft.)
$1202.19 /pallet
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  • R-23 Mineral wool batt can be installed within exterior 2x6 wall
  • Easy to cut and install, even around construction irregularities
  • Fire resistant, mold resistant and non-corrosive
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Product Details
Thermafiber fire resistance icon

Fire Resistance

Non-combustible insulation resists fire and temperatures in excess of 2000F, giving you more time to get out in the event of a fire.

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Sound Insulation

Outstanding acoustic insulation designed to reduce noise and absorb sound traveling from room to room.

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Mold Resistant

Mineral Wool is made of an inorganic material that will not promote the growth of mold or retain moisture.

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Easy to Install

Thermafiber insulation is easy to install with minimal PPE required.

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Measure and Cut

Thermafiber insulation is easy to cut with a serrated knife for custom fitting around electrical boxes, pipes, ductwork, wiring or between nonstandard studs and joists.

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Squeeze and Insert

Thermafiber insulation is flexible and pliable; simply squeeze the sides to compress the insulation and insert into the desired wall.

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Release and Expand

Once in place, Thermafiber insulation naturally expands to fill in the space, creating a snug, custom fit.

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Recycled Content

Thermafiber Mineral Wool Insulation is composed of at least 70% recycled content which means you can help protect your home while protecting the environment.

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Benefits of Mineral Wool

Thermafiber Mineral Wool Insulation products are non-combustible, mold-resistant, non-corrosive and non-deteriorating. (ASTM C 1338)

Thermafiber Fire and Sound package

Thermafiber Fire and Sound Guard

Thermafiber Fire and Sound Guard insulation is designed to provide exceptional acoustical control and fire resistance.

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Where to Install

Thermafiber Fire and Sound Guard insulation is for use in interior walls, floors and ceilings.

Thermafiber UltraBatt Package

Thermafiber UltraBatt

Thermafiber UltraBatt insulation is a dense, semi-rigid batt designed to provide excellent thermal insulation, fire resistance and noise control.

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Where to Install

Thermafiber UltraBatt insulation is for use in exterior walls, ceilings, cathedral ceilings, basement walls and crawlspaces.

About This Product

Therma fiber Fire and Sound Guard Plus mineral wool insulation is designed to provide excellent thermal, noise control and fire resistance in residential and light commercial construction applications. Fire and Sound Guard Plus can be used in a variety of applications, including interior and exterior walls, ceilings, basement walls and crawl spaces. These products are non-combustible, moisture-resistant, noncorrosive, nondeteriorating and mold-resistant. (Tested per ASTM C1338, Standard Test Method for Determining Fungi Resistance of Insulation Materials and Facings, ASTM International).

Highlights

  • Fire resistant: mineral wool is naturally fire resistant
  • Thermal comfort: contributes to energy efficiency with R-values that won't decrease as the insulation ages
  • Mold resistant: resists mold, fungi and is vermin-resistant due to its being an inorganic material - tested per ASTM C1338
  • Non-combustible: mineral wool is non-combustible per ASTM E136
  • Sound control: helps control noise between floors, through walls and from outdoors
  • Ease of installation: batt product that is easy to cut and install, flexibility and durability allow it to conform and friction fit
  • Recycled content: 70% recycled content, verified by ICC-ES
  • Measure and cut - fire and sound guard plus insulation is easy to cut with a serrated knife for custom fitting around electrical boxes, pipes, duct-work, wiring, or between non-standard studs and joists
  • Squeeze and insert - fire and sound guard plus insulation is flexible and pliable, simply squeeze the sides to compress the insulation and insert into the desired wall
  • Release and expand - once in place, fire and sound guard plus insulation naturally expands to fill in the space, creating a snug, custom fit
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Product Information

Internet # 308298846

Model # 1307042

Store SKU # 1004768252

Specifications

Dimensions

Cover Area Per Bag (sq. ft.)

37.53 sq ft

Coverage Area (sq. ft.)

600.48 sq ft

Product Length (ft.)

3.91 ft

Product Thickness (in.)

5.5 in

Product Width (in.)

23 in

Details

Bag Size

3.91 ft. x 23 in. x 19 in.

Batt/Roll Size

3.91 ft. x 5.5 in. x 23 in.

Compatible Install Surface

Plywood

Faced or Unfaced

Unfaced

Insulation Features

Fire Block Rated

Insulation Location

2x6 Wall

Insulation R-Value

R23

Insulation Type

Batt

Number of Pieces

16

Pack Size

4

Product Weight (lb.)

44.72 lb

Returnable

90-Day

Roll or Batt

Batt

Warranty / Certifications

Warranty Information

3-Year Limited

Questions & Answers

32Questions
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Q:Will this be suitable for a sauna application where the temperature will reach 200 degrees f? I am concerned about formaldehyde offgassing at that temperature.
by|Sep 28, 2023
1 Answer
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A:  Hello TJDIY, Owens Corning does not make recommendation on insulating a sauna. we suggest checking with the manufacturer of the sauna to see if they have any insulation recommendations. In regards to the formaldehyde content, during the manufacturing process, these products are cured at a very high temperature and virtually all of the binder formaldehyde is eliminated. The amount of formaldehyde in the finished product is less than 0.01% by weight. At this low level, and because we oven cure the product during manufacture, out-gassing of formaldehyde is extremely low and is not a significant source of formaldehyde when installed in a home or building. Thank you for your inquiry!

by|Sep 29, 2023
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    Q:Is this product good to use in a garage - walls and ceiling
    by|May 24, 2023
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    A:  Hello FargoGirl, The R-23 can be used in a wall and ceiling application, it is 5.5" thick designed for use in 2x6 framing. You would want to check with your local building codes for the required R-value and the need and placement of a vapor retarder. Thank you for your inquiry!

    by|May 25, 2023
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      Q:Can this be glued to the underside of the plywood flooring (if so, what type of glue do you recommend).
      by|Apr 8, 2023
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      A:  Hello DIYButDoItRight, Thermafiber Fire and Sound Guard Plus can be used within the floor joist of a crawlspace. We would not recommend adhering the product in place. Strapping or insulation hangers can be used to assist with support the insulation. We also suggest checking with your local building codes for vapor retarder requirements. Thank you for your inquiry!

      by|Apr 10, 2023
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        Q:Is it possible to place an order for 12 bags of the Thermafiber Fire and Sound Guard Plus Mineral Wool Insulation Batts?
        by|Feb 13, 2023
        1 Answer
        Answer This Question

        A:  Hello ThriftyBuilder7836, Please contact your local Home Depot for order quantity availability. Thank you for your inquiry!

        by|Feb 14, 2023
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          It stays in place. No need for stapleing it to the lid. This product also gives me plenty of time...
          It stays in place. No need for stapleing it to the lid. This product also gives me plenty of time and the option if I even want to drywall the lid because it stays between the beams so well.
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          I used the Owens Corning insulation in a recording studio isolation booth. It was easy to work with and did an excellent job of making the room sound tight. The project was a success thanks to Owens Corning insulation
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          Great product for insulation around wet locations and high heat...
          Great product for insulation around wet locations and high heat areas like walls around fireplaces. There was some confusion with when was available for pickup and after I did it was not marked as picked up(received). Because of that I continued to get emails from HD to come pick up my order.
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          I am so confused about the dimensions and coverage
          Dimensions and sq foot coverage are really confusing and this product is not available in stores to pickup. Also cannot order in small quantities and have to be ordered in bulk. I was trying to make a comparison of which one to buy, but the width factor is also confusing. Number of batts within each package is also different. Why not display per sqft ? I know with thickness the price changes but that's ok, at least we narrowed it down to one factor.
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          Response from OwensCorningFeb 8, 2023
          Hi LeasingCompany, thank you for your review. The Fire and Sound Guard Plus R-23 will have 5 pieces per bag. The 16 bags indicated would cover 600 sq ft. You will need to contact Home Depot regarding available order quantities.
            It is easy to install. It cuts well but dulls...
            It is easy to install. It cuts well but dulls knives quickly. You need to treat it like fiberglass because it will cause itching for those sensitive.
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            The insulation did a excellent job of sound control seem...
            The insulation did a excellent job of sound control seem to fall apart a lot more than other brands while installing
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            Great product
            I'm using it in 2 x 6 ceiling joists 16" O.C. in an attic of an older home. It neatly fills the cavity; doesn't compress. For me, it fulfills my need.
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            It fit the studs perfectly!...
            It fit the studs perfectly!
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            For the thickness I wish it had a better R...
            For the thickness I wish it had a better R rating
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            Response from OwensCorningMay 16, 2022
            Hello CeeDee, thank you for letting us know about your experience with our product. Please contact us at 1-800-GET-PINK so we can address your concerns. Thank you for your review!

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