Perimate™ XPS Insulation

 
 
 
Commercial | Residential | Multifamily | Wall

Moisture-resistant protection for basement walls

 

Designed for exterior foundation walls, Perimate™ XPS Insulation provides a lightweight, durable system that protects the waterproofing membrane while it fends water drainage away from the foundation.

 
 
 
 
 
 

Perimate™ XPS Insulation

Perimate™ Extruded Polystyrene (XPS) Foam Insulation is a moisture resistant, durable and lightweight foam board designed specifically for use on exterior foundation walls. Perimate™ Insulation features patented dovetail grooves on one face and shiplap edges on the long edges. When installed on the exterior of basement walls, it provides insulation, protects the waterproofing membrane and assists water drainage away from the foundation.

 
 
 

Features & benefits

Feature Benefit
Resists moisture
  • Used on exterior foundation walls to assist water drainage away from the foundation
  • Grooves face the soil to channel water down to the footing drains or weeping tiles
  • Suitable for use in pervious, semi-pervious and practically impervious soils
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    Product grades

    Name Description Building Code Compliance Featured Resource
    PERIMATE™ DI-AP
    Styrofoam™ Brand Perimate™ Extruded Polystyrene Foam Insulation* is a durable, lightweight and moisture-resistant foam board designed specifically for use on exterior foundation walls. - Product Information Sheet
    PERIMATE™ XSP Insulation
    Styrofoam™ Brand Perimate™ Insulation features patented dovetail grooves on one face and shiplap edges on the long edges. When installed on the exterior of basement walls, it provides insulation, protects the waterproofing membrane and assists water drainage away from the foundation. Complies with the following codes: International Residential Code (IRC) and International Building Code (IBC); see ICC-ES ESR 2142, BOCA-ES RR 21-02; Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. (UL) Classified, see Classification Certificate D369 and CCMC Evaluation Report 04888 Product Information Sheet
     
     
     

    Physical properties

    Water Absorption, max. Thermal resistance (per inch) Compressive Strength Drainage Capacity Water Vapor Permeance Maximum Use Temperature Coefficient of Linear Thermal Expansion Flexural Strength
    ASTM Method ASTM C272 ASTM C518 D1621 D4716 E96 - D696 C203
    Units Vol % ft2 •h•°F/Btu, R-value, min. Psi, min (kPa) Gal/min/ft (m3 /hr/m) perm (ng/Pa•s•m2 ), max. °F (°C) in/in•°F (mm/m•°C) psi (kPa), min.
    PERIMATE™ DI-AP ≤0.7
    PERIMATE™ XSP Insulation 0.3 1.063” R-5-0; 2.125” R-10-0 30 (210) 3.0 (>0.72) 1.1 (60) 165 (74) 3.5 x 10-5 (6.3 x 10-2) 50 (350)
     
     
     

    Available sizes

    U.S.

    Thickness1 (in.) R-Value Board Size (ft.) Edge Treatment
    PERIMATE™ DI-AP - - - -
    PERIMATE™ XSP Insulation 1.063 5.0 2 x 8 Shiplap Edge (long), Square Edge (short)
    2.125 10.0 2 x 8 Shiplap Edge (long), Square Edge (short)
     
     
     

    Available sizes

    Canada

    Thickness1 (in.) R-Value Board Size (ft.) Edge Treatment
    Perimate™ DI-AP - - - -
    XPS Insulation 54 10.0 610 x 2400 Shiplap Edge (long), Square Edge (short)Shiplap Edge (long), Square Edge (short)