PIR SYSTEM FROM PLIXXENT: TAILOR-MADE INSULATION FOR OPTIMUM RESULTS
FLEXIBLE AND FAST WITH MAXIMUM INSULATION VALUES
PLIXXENT has introduced the PIR System specifically for modular building construction. Instead of bonding and cutting, the insulation material is sprayed on directly between the supports. So, no more cracks and gaps and yet always the right measurements and insulation value.
The PIR system’s insulation value is approximately 5% higher than conventional production methods. It scores particularly highly when it comes to prevention of cracks and gaps. Bert Hop, account manager at PLIXXENT: “The foam is only formed when the liquid is sprayed into the panel. This means it actually gets into all areas uniformly. Regardless of the size or shape of the panel you always have a perfect seal.“
SAVE ON LABOUR AND STORAGE
In order to be able to apply the PIR system it is necessary to invest in a machine that blends the liquid components. A press then creates the panel. On the other hand, considerable labour savings can be achieved, the insulation value for each panel is the same and the base material is liquid. This makes a big difference when it comes to storage capacity. Foam is only formed once the two components have been blended. “The products are supplied in containers of 1,000 litres. We can deliver the same quantity of insulation product in just a single load, as opposed to 25 previously.” Excellent insulation with sustainability in mind.
MODULUXE: INNOVATIVE, SUSTAINABLE BUILDING CONCEPTS
Sustainable, flexible and finest quality
For Moduluxe, developer of innovative and sustainable building concepts, the solution offered by PLIXXENT fits seamlessly with its own company philosophy. They recently invested themselves in a factory where they make their own panels, using the PIR system: Nedpanel. “We want to be able to build Energy+, with excellent quality. But we also want to be flexible, with a low carbon footprint,” says Maarten Sickler, co-owner of Nedpanel.
Modular construction is the answer. Quick and with a low impact on the environment. Sickler: “We reduce construction time by 30%, which saves costs, of course. Furthermore, our carbon footprint on the construction site itself is considerably lower because we need to work with less heavy equipment.” The insulating foam is formed once the two liquids are sprayed between the panels, so there is no question of thermal leakage, and creates a uniform and high insulation value. At the same time, this method ensures excellent bonding and rigidity. “The rigidity of the panel is significantly increased. This contributes to the feeling of comfort in a modular design home.”
PIR system, sprayed insulation for modular building construction:
- HIGH INSULATION VALUE
- ADDED STRENGTH
- QUICKER HANDLING
- MAXIMUM FLEXIBILITY
Cooperation and partnership
PLIXXENT arose out of four European polyurethane specialists who joined forces at the end of 2019. This cooperation led to the formation of a company with a large European network, sharing, and optimising, all knowledge and experience in the field of polyurethane. Managing Director Ronald Udo: “We are truly a specialist in the manufacture of polyurethane and can build on more than 60 years of experience. So, we know better than anyone else what our product is capable of and how it works.”