Super R® Plus Ag Barrier®
- Thickest and strongest radiant barrier product on the market
- Available in perforated or solid
- Corrosive resistant
- UV Inhibitor added
- Eliminates “Black-Globe-Effect”
- Allows for easier and quicker installation.
- Includes all of the same benefits and advantages as Super R Plus® HD
- Available in extended widths
How can Ag Barrier® help me?
Studies show that with the elimination of the “black-globe effect” using reflective metallized film insulation (Ag Barrier®), many improvements are immediately apparent. In the dairy industry, an increase of as much as 10% in milk production has been noted. The study also reported that the only notable change made was the addition of reflective insulation. In a different study, a conception rate improvement of nearly 24% was observed. Broiler house feed conversions went from averages of 2.3 to 2.8 pounds of feed per pound of bird to 1.99 feed conversion. With the same amount of feed, birds were noted to gain more weight.
What is the “Black-Globe Effect”?
Whether outdoors or indoors, in temperatures exceeding 78° F animals absorb a tremendous amount of radiant energy from the sun. Although the animal may be confined to a building, the “black-globe effect” on the animal is the same as if it were 10 to 20° F higher than air temperature. Just like humans, animals in higher temperature environments don’t fare well. In addition to other problems, this makes weight gain harder to achieve and diminishes dairy production amounts.
Poultry House Curtain
Innovative Insulation Inc. recognizes poultry houses are unique environments that require a sturdy, durable, and substantial poultry curtain material. Ag Barrier® Poultry House Curtains provide zero mold/fungus growth. It has a special UV-inhibitor alongside an anti-corrosive coating. This protects it from UV degradation, and the corrosive environment found in poultry barns. AgBarrier® was specifically formulated with properties that provide a superior, long-lasting performance as a Poultry House Curtain.
Will aluminum corrode and lose its effectiveness?
A1 “Hundreds of samples of aluminum foil have been stored in the laboratory for various periods of time up to 10 years with no visible signs of deterioration.” American Society of Heating & Air Conditioning Engineers’ Journal Section. A2 “Aluminum is highly resistant to the effect of corrosion… Aluminum is constantly being used where it is exposed to weather, salt spray and other conditions, which would adversely affect most metals.” The United States Rubber Co. Booklet, Serving You Through Science, Page 5.
What about foil-faced fiberglass? Isn't it just as good as Radiant Barrier?
No. The foil on the fiberglass is in direct contact with the attic floor. Aluminum foil becomes more conductive when in contact with a solid surface. The air space facing the reflective surface is of primary importance.
|Product Description||One side reflective, one side white film with polyethylene woven reinforcement|
|Weight||32 lbs per 1000 sq ft roll|
|Tensile/Tear Strength||Length: 21.49 pounds force|
Width: 24.56 pounds force
|Pliability||70°F±5°F & 50±5% Relative Humidity –|
No Cracking or Delamination
|Adhesive Performance||180°F±5°F & 50% Relative Humidity –|
No Bleeding or Delamination
|Flame Spread & Smoke||Class A/ Class 1|
0 Flame Spread, 5 Smoke Development
ASTM Method E84-10
|Resistance to Fungi|
PASS – No Growth