Reflecta8 ™

A Traditional Foam Solution with Thermal Break
  • Our 7.5mm Foam Core offers improved stability compared to Other Foams during Fire Events.
  • A leading Australian XP foam core thermal insulation material.
  • Excellent and reliable thermal break for metal structures.
  • A fibre-free alternative, requires no proprietary fixings or PPE.
  • 15 Year warranty.
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From warehouses and factories, to schools and homes, the Reflecta8 TM is used with confidence daily. The 1350mm wide rolls offer ease of handling, with the ability to cut to length for major projects. The Reflecta8 is a good medium for managing condensation. The Reflecta range* of products all use our reflective bubble insulation which is the next evolution of the insulation industry. We started with glasswool batts, then evolved to foam, now the GI Building Scienes team have excelled in the innovative creation of the next evolutionary step in insulation. For more information about which product is best for your application please feel free to contact us.


Product Details

Reflecta 8™ Product Data
Product Code REF-8
Silver Side Emittance 0.03
Antiglare Side Emittance 0.05
Roll Size 1.35M X 22.25M (30M2)
Product Thickness 7.5MM (±0.5mm)
Roll Weight 14KG (±7%)
Product Testing
Thermal Performance AS/NZS 4859.1
Material Thermal Resistance 0.20 (M2K/W)
Flammability AS 1530.2
Ignitability AS/NZS 1530.3
Spread of Flame AS/NZS 1530.3
Heat Evolved AS/NZS 1530.3
Smoke Developed AS/NZS 1530.3
Textile Testing EXTRA HEAVY DUTY
Dry Delamination AS/NZS 4201.1
Wet Delamination AS/NZS 4201.2
Shrinkage AS/NZS 4201.3
Water Penetration AS/NZS 4201.4
Water Absorbency AS/NZS 4201.6
Water Vapour Transmission ASTM E96
Edge Tear AS 4200.1
Burst Strenght AS 3706.4
Performance Comparison of Reflecta 8™ to other Common Insulation Materials
Flat Metal Roof 0-5° & Flat Suspended Plasterboard Ceiling
Insulation Summer
1* GI Building Sciences™ Reflecta 8TM RT 3.9 RT 1.4 0.20
2* 60mm Glasswool Roofing Blanket RT 3.5 RT 2.1 0.20
3* Kingspan Insulbreak 65 RT 3.2 RT 1.4 0.20

1*. Thermal calculations for GI products by James Fricker as per AS/NZS 4859.1&2 – Airspace 300mm
2*. Glasswool R Values source the Insulation Council of Australia & New Zealand Insulation Handbook V2, Jan 2015 – Airspace 300mm
3*. Kingspan R Values source Kingspan Section J Compliance Solutions Brochure Issue 2, October 2013 – Airspace Range 100 – 1200mm

Total R – Values (m2K/W)
Residential Roof 3.9 1.4
Commercial Roof 3.9 1.4
Wall 2.3 2.1
Floor 2.0 3.8

* All calculations are for unventilated roof and wall cavities
** For specific calculation details please contact GI Building Sciences




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Warranty Info
GI in our name reflects our commitment to creating and developing Green Insulation (GI) products for the global commercial and home insulation markets.

GI Building Sciences® Warranty/Guarantee statement.

The warranty period is for 15 years from the date of manufacture which is printed on our rolls of insulation
The GI Building Sciences Insulation warranty covers oxidisation and corrosion for 15 years from manufacture (subject to storage, transport and installation conditions).
GI Building Sciences® also warranty against faulty manufacture or failure of their products for 15 years.
To claim against warranty, please contact GI Building Sciences® direct on (07) 3200 6522
GI Building Sciences® will bear all reasonable costs to the user for any claims on warranty, anywhere within Australia.
Warranties and guarantees from GI Building Sciences are in addition to other rights and remedies of the customer under law
Warranties and guarantees are conditional upon our products being used, stored, applied and installed as per the manufacturers specifications on each product as described by the Company.

“Our goods come with guarantees that cannot be excluded under the Australian Consumer Law. You are entitled to a replacement or refund for a major failure and for compensation for any other reasonably foreseeable loss or damage. You are also entitled to have the goods repaired or replaced if the goods fail to be of acceptable quality and the failure does not amount to a major failure.”

“GI Building Sciences® genuinely stand up for quality and responsible Australian manufacturing. Our new reflective foil manufacturing plant at Meadowbrook in Queensland produces the highest quality aluminium reflective bubble foil insulation in Australia. I give you this guarantee of my personal attention to ANY claim for ANY reason”.


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