Rigid Board Application

Quick Resources

The application of CAFCO-BOARD® / ISOLATEK® Type CB requires basic carpentry hand tools. The board is installed in a box configuration by using friction fit patented CAFCLIPS or weld pins on beams and columns. It is fastened to the underside of metal decking by use of weld pins or self tapping screws.

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One of the main advantages of CAFCO-BOARD® / ISOLATEK® Type CB is its ease of installation. The following items and tools are all that is necessary to install CAFCO-BOARD / ISOLATEK Type CB on any given project:
  • Basic carpentry hand tools (i.e. handsaw, boning knife, steel cutters, etc).
  • Beam or Column Application:
    • 11 gauge CAFCLIP, secured to upper and lower beam flange or fitted onto column flanges.
    • As an alternate to CAFCLIP, 1/8 in. (3mm) diameter steel wire stud, welded to flange edges.
    • For use with CAFCLIP and weld pins, No. 26 MSG galvanized steel, 1-1/2 in. (38mm) square or 1-1/2 in. (38mm) diameter round clinch shields.
  • Floor Deck Application:
    • No. 10 gauge weld pins.
    • 1 in. (25mm) diameter or square self-locking washers.
  • Roof Deck Application:
    • No. 12 standard, self tapping insulation screw or equivalent.
    • As an alternate to self tapping insulation screws, No. 10 gauge weld pins.
    • For use with screws, 3 in. (76mm) diameter steel plate insulation washers.
    • For use with weld pins, 1 in. (25mm) diameter self-locking washers may be used.

Refer to our Short Form Application Manuals in the Product literature section of the website for further information.

The information contained herein is not intended to replace a thorough understanding of Isolatek application guidelines. For further information on all application methods contact Isolatek International or one of our business partners.

Screws, Pins & Non-Return Washers

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Foil Tape

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Weld Equipment

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CAFCLIP & Clinch Shields

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Due to its versatility, in-place performance and means of installation, CAFCO-BOARD® / ISOLATEK® Type CB can be installed at any stage of the construction process regardless of temperature and substrate conditions. Installation can occur over all painted, primed or encapsulated surfaces as well as substrates where rust, oil or loose mill scale conditions exist.

The information contained herein is not intended to replace a thorough understanding of Isolatek application guidelines. For further information on all application methods contact Isolatek International or one of our business partners.

As a result of its mechanical attachment to all substrates, CAFCO-BOARD® / ISOLATEK® Type CB is generally considered maintenance free. It is resistant to the effects of temperature, moisture, and humidity, as well as deflection and impact forces associated with general construction. The secure mechanical attachment system of CAFCO-BOARD / ISOLATEK Type CB delivers unwavering assurance that the product will not require maintenance that is possible with traditional spray applied fireproofing materials.




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CAFCLIP & Clinch Shield Suppliers

ISOLATEK INTERNATIONAL
41 Furnace Street
Stanhope NJ 07874Tel: 1-973-347-1200
isolatek.com

Foil Tape Suppliers

Silver Faced Board:

Venture Tape
30 Commerce Road
Rockland, MA 02370, USA
Tel: 1-781-331-5900
venturetape.com
1520CW – 2 Mil Aluminum Foil Tape

Thermafiber, Inc.
3711 Mill Street
Wabash, IN 46992, USA
Tel:. 1-888-834-2371
thermafiber.com
Aluminum Foil Tape 3

White Faced Board:

Venture Tape
30 Commerce Road
Rockland, MA 02370, USA
Tel: 1-781-331-5900
venturetape.com
1558HT High Tack White Aluminum Foil Tape

Weld Equipment Suppliers

Nelson Stud Welding
7900 West Ridge Road
Elyria, OH 44036, USA
Tel: 1-800-634-9353
nelsonstudwelding.com
CD Lite I, Nelweld N800i

Cutlass Fasteners, Inc
83 Vermont Ave., Unit 6,
Warwick, RI 02888 USA
Tel: 1-401-732-6333
cutlass-studwelding.com
Classic or Pinto Stud Welding System

Screws, Pins & Non-Return Washers Suppliers

Nelson Stud Welding
7900 West Ridge Road
Elyria, OH 44036, USA
Tel: 1-800-634-9353
nelsonstudwelding.com
10 ga. TPC single pointed insulation pin
10 ga. CHP cupped head insulation pin

SFS Intec
1045 Spring Street
Wyomissing, PA 19610
Tel: 610-376-5751
sfsintecusa.com
Dekfast #12 Philips or Hex Head Screws
3" Round Stacked Galvalume Plate, M7685

Weld Equipment:

Nelson Stud Welding
7900 West Ridge Road
Elyria, OH 44036, USA
Tel: 1-800-634-9353
nelsonstudwelding.com
CD Lite I, Nelweld N800i

Cutlass Fasteners, Inc.
83 Vermont Ave., Unit 6,
Warwick, RI 02888 USA
Tel: 1-401-732-6333
cutlass-studwelding.com
Classic or Pinto Stud Welding System