Heraklith® has a long history of working with customers to understand their needs and expand the range of potential applications for Wood Wool panels. The company has been improving its products, based on requirements to meet changing building environments, since 1908.
The latest proof of such customer-centred developments is now arriving to the Benelux, UK and Middle East markets with a sophisticated new range of Heratekta panels.
The multilayer panel with a profiled EPS core is designed to be fitted in a tongue and groove pattern. The grey EPS improves thermal resistance by around 25% while the tongue and groove edges ensure they can be easily mounted with a flatter result, by just one installer.
“This product has been available in Central Europe for a number of years and it proved to be in high demand for basement ceilings where its tongue and groove profiling creates a tighter fit between panels thus helping their alignment”, Jeroen Verweij, Managing Director Knauf Insulation Netherlands says. “The elimination of gaps between panels further improves the thermal and acoustic insulation of the site”, he adds.
The launching of this new range coincides with the switch to 1,000mm as standard panel length in the region instead of 1,200mm, for multilayer panels. The panels are already relatively lightweight but the smaller size will make them even easier to install.