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Alumaflex Multifoil Insulation Alternative

Alumaflex Multifoil and YBS SuperQuilt are both certified for use in a variety of applications. These applications include Loft Conversions, Pitched Roofs, Flat Roofs, Dwarf Wall & other wall types.

Both SuperQuilt and Alumaflex are fully certified for floors, which include solid and timber floors.

Please see below list of benefits of using SuperQuilt instead of Alumaflex.

  • SuperQuilt is 28% Thermally Higher Performing – 2.5 R-value vs 1.80 R-value
  • True Aluminium Outer Layers – Improved reflectivity & Flame Resistance
  • Higher Vapour Resistance Value – Works better as a Vapour Control Layer
  • SuperQuilt is available in 12m2 & 15m2 Rolls – Compared to 10m2 & 12m2 Alumaflex
  • 23% Greater Vapour Resistivity – Greater Vapour Control Layer
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Examples of common U-values - The lower, the better!

Pitched Roof - Option A
  • 1 Layer SuperQuilt & 75mm PIR Insulation = 0.18 U-value
  • 1 Layer Alumaflex & 100mm PIR Insulation = 0.18 U-value
Flat Roof
  • 1 Layer SuperQuilt & 80mm PIR Insulation = 0.18 U-value
  • 1 Layer Alumaflex & 110mm PIR Insulation = 0.18 U-value
Solid Wall
  • 1 Layer SuperQuilt Internal, 225mm Brick = 0.29 U-value
  • 1 Layer Alumaflex Internal, 225mm Brick = 0.4 U-value
Pitched Roof - Option B
  • 2 Layers SuperQuilt & 32.5mm Insulated Plasterboard = 0.18 U-value
  • 2 Layers Alumaflex & 57mm Insulated Plasterboard = 0.18 U-value
Timber Frame (New Build)
  • 2 Layers SuperQuilt, Block & Render = 0.18 U-value
  • 2 Layers Alumaflex, Block & Render = 0.23 U-value

If you would like further technical information about how to use SuperQuilt in various applications please see our comprehensive installation guides.

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Comparison With Other Popular Multifoils

SuperQuilt is not only superior in comparison to Alumaflex. In fact, SuperQuilt is one of the highest performing certificated multifoils on the market and is out performs many other popular brands.

Product Name SuperQuilt EcoQuilt Expert TLX Silver SF19+ Triso Super 10+
Manufacturer YBS Insulation Ecohome Insulation Web Dynamics Boulder Development Actis
Thickness
(mm)
40 15 30 45 35
Certified Roof R-Value 2.50 - 1.81 2.49 -
Approx PIR Equivalent (Roof)
(mm)
75 50 60 75 -
External Emissivity 0.02 0.05 0.05 0.03 0.05
Vapour Resistance
(MNs/g)
1569 1200 1200 1200 1200
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To assist you further deciding which multifoil insulation solution is best for you, please see our online instant U-value calculator. It calculates solutions to insulation requirements using products such as YBS SuperQuilt. There are solutions available for roofs, walls, floors and also sheds/summerhouses. It also provides solutions incorporating products as as; YBS BreatherQuilt, EcoQuilt Expert, Eco Non-Itch Wool and YBS Breather-Foil FR.

Free & Easy U-Value Calculator

Use our simple calculator to see how easy it is to meet building control standards with YBS SuperQuilt.

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Purchase Options

SuperQuilt is available for purchase both in individual rolls or as trade pallet deals.
Individual rolls are sold in the following sizes; 1.2m x 10m (12m2), 1.5m x 10m (15m2) and also 1.5m x 2.4m (3.6m2).
Bulk trade pallet offers are only available in 15m2 and 12m2 rolls.

Individual Rolls

1 x SuperQuilt Roll - Roll Sizes: 1.2m x 10m (12m2), 1.5m x 10m (15m2) and also 1.5m x 2.4m (3.6m2)

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Trade Pallet Deal (12m2 and 15m2 only)

15 x SuperQuilt Roll (12m2) OR 9 x SuperQuilt Roll (15m2)

5/6 x Thermaseal Foil Joining Tape

1 x Free Heavy Duty Staple Gun Plus 5000 Staples

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LABC, BBA & BDA Certified

Use YBS SuperQuilt in your next project without worrying about building control standards. SuperQuilt is LABC, BBA & BDA certified so is compliant for use in many applications.

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