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PLYGOOD® Ultra

PLYGOOD Ultra® is an extra strong extruded polystyrene (XPS) sheathing that makes homes more energy efficient. It offers superior insulation with four times the R-Value of 7/16” OSB. With low moisture absorption and a perm rating greater than 1, it won’t swell or warp and is not subject to moisture-related damage and deterioration. A reinforcing scrim facer makes PLYGOOD Ultra extra durable and wind resistant up to 110 mph. Yet it’s lightweight and easy to install with staples, roofing nails, or plastic cap nails

TYPICAL PHYSICAL PROPERTIES

Property

Test Method 3/8"
Thickness
7/16"
Thickness
Thermal Resistance, R-Value1
(ºF-ft²-h/Btu)
ASTM C 518
(@ 75ºF Mean Temperature)
1.5 1.8
Ultimate Load2
(psf, non-corner/corner)
Wind Zone I
Wind Zone II (95/120)
Wind Zone III (115/145)
-
-
No Load Requirements
135/150
135/150
-
-
No Load Requirements
135/150
135/150
Water Vapor Permeance Rate (perm) ASTM E 96
Procedure A
>1.0 >1.0
Water Absorption
(Max. % by Volume)
ASTM C 272 2.0 2.0
Weight
(lbs./1,000 ft.²)
103 123
Fire Characteristics3
Flame Spread
Smoke Development
ASTM E 84/UL 723
10
45-140

15
45-140
Max. Recommended Use Temp. (ºF) 165 165
DIMENSIONS / PACKAGING
Board Dimensions 4' x 8' 4' x 8' 4' x 9' 4' x 9'
Nominal Thickness 3/8" 7/16" 3/8" 7/16"
Square Feet/Bundle 576 384 648 432
Bundle/Pallet 12 18 12 18
Square Feet/Pallet 6,912 6,912 7,776 7,776

1 Specimens were aged and tested in accordance with FTC Rule (16 CFR, Part 460).

2 Guide to the H.U.D. Manufactured Home Standards Program. Results are based on tests conducted on walls with specific design criteria. Contact Pactiv Building Products for more information.

3 These numerical flame spread and smoke ratings are not intended to reflect hazards presented by this material under actual fire conditions. See UL Classification Certificate A184.

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