Kingspan Kooltherm K118
Premium performance rigid Phenolic insulated plasterboard
Replaces Kingspan Kooltherm K17 and K18.
New lower Lambda Value (Thermal Conductivity) 0.018 W/mK... The most thermally efficient commonly used insulating board.
Insulation, dry–lining and vapour control in one board.
Easy to handle and quick to install.
Premium performance rigid thermoset fibre-free phenolic insulant manufactured with a blowing agent that has zero Ozone Depletion Potential (ODP) and low Global Warming Potential (GWP).
Suitable for both mechancial fixing and dot & dab adhesive bonding.
Ideal for new build, retrofit, and refurbishment.
Thicknesses and Availability:
Available in most popular thicknesses from the manufacturer; short lead-times apply as we may need to get the products in from Kingspan before delivering to site.
This Kooltherm Range includes the following readily available product thicknesses: 32.5mm, 37.5mm, 42.5mm, 52.5mm, 62.5mm and 72.5mm.
The following thicknesses are manufactured to order and may have minimum order requirements: 57.5mm, 67.5mm, 82.5mm, 87.5mm, 92.5mm, 102.5mm, 112.5mm and 122.5mm.
General information about Kingspan Kooltherm K118
Dr-lining thermal laminate board
Kingspans premium performance 'lower-lambda' value phenolic foam board bonded to 12.5mm plasterboard, Kooltherm K118, is suitable for use in wall applications where it is mechanically fixed to timber frames or steel wall linings as well as adhesive bonded (dot and dab) to brick, block, or concrete walls.
The core of Kingspan Kooltherm K118 Insulated Plasterboard is a premium performance fibre-free rigid thermoset phenolic insulant manufactured with a blowing agent that has zero Ozone Depletion Potential (ODP) and low Global Warming Potential (GWP)
Faced with a 12.5mm tapered edge gypsum based plasterboard on the front facing while the hidden face is a perforated low emissivity composite foil, autohesively bonded to the insulation core during manufacture
|Thermal Conductivity||0.018 W/m·K||0.19 W/m·K for the plasterboard|
|Compressive Strength||100 kPa at 10% compression||BS EN 826: 2013|
|Board Edge||Square / Tapered edge plasterboard|
|Vapour Resistance||> 100 MNs/gm||BS EN 12086: 1997 / I.S. EN 12086: 1998|
Buy Kingspan Kooltherm K118
Limited stock of the most popular boards sizes may be held at some of our larger depots.
Kingspan K118 is generally only sold in pallet quantities, however, on occassion some depots may split the pallets.
Where products need to be brought in from Kingspan, please allow approx. 1 week for delivery on stocked items (highlighted in green below in the properties section) and up to 3 weeks on made to order thicknesses. While Kingspan keep the majority of the popular thicknesses in stock, less popular thicknesses may carry a minimum order level.
Kingspan reserves the right to change stocked products - while we will do all we can to keep on top of changes, availability and lead times my vary.
Please observe the 'Star Rating' indicators to assess availability.
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Please call to check availability and approximate lead times
Product availability depends upon stock levels at closest depot and delivery logistics to geographic locations
Product Performance and Guides
Product Performance, Manufacturer Certification, Downloads, and Installation Guides
While we have provided Thermal Resistance values for all thicknesses on the Kingspan K118 datasheet, some thicknesses may not be readily available.
Items highlighted in green are generally held in stock by Kingspan.
|Kingspan K118 32.5mm||32.5mm||1.15 m²K/W||11.43 kg/m²|
|Kingspan K118 37.5mm||37.5mm||1.45 m²K/W||11.57 kg/m²|
|Kingspan K118 42.5mm||42.5mm||1.70 m²K/W||11.87 kg/m²|
|Kingspan K118 52.5mm||52.5mm||2.25 m²K/W||12.21 kg/m²|
|Kingspan K118 57.5mm||57.5mm||2.55 m²K/W||12.41 kg/m²|
|Kingspan K118 62.5mm||62.5mm||2.80 m²K/W||12.91 kg/m²|
|Kingspan K118 72.5mm||72.5mm||3.35 m²K/W||13.25 kg/m²|
|Kingspan K118 82.5mm||82.5mm||3.95 m²K/W||13.81 kg/m²|
|Kingspan K118 92.5mm||92.5mm||4.50 m²K/W||14.21 kg/m²|
Standards & Approval
Kingspan Kooltherm K118 Insulated Plasterboard is manufactured to the highest standards under a management system certified to ISO 9001: 2008 (Quality Management Systems Requirements), ISO 14001: 2004 (Environmental Management Systems Requirements), ISO 45001: 2018: 2007 (Occupational Health & Safety Management Systems Requirements) and ISO 50001: 2018 (Energy Management Systems. Requirements with guidance for use).
The use of Kingspan Kooltherm K118 Insulated Plasterboard is covered by BBA Certificate 16/5299 and by LABC Registered Details Certificate No. EWWS545J.