Super Therm® Ceramic Insulation Coating
You’ve found Australia’s best cool roof insulation coating solution…Super Therm®.
Literally revolutionising the way we think about insulation!
With a Total Solar Reflectance of 96.1…stop the heat, get cool and save money!
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Super Therm® blocks 95% of solar heat and saves up to 20-50% (Industry tested) in energy use; the global insulation coating solution for over 30 years
Block 99.5% of infrared heat and 95% overall!
Our mission is to create environmentally friendly, green energy savings solutions – Super Therm® is the most effective and longest lasting ceramic insulation coating on the market today!
Super Therm® proven for over 30 years to stop 95% of heat. It contains 4 strategically selected ceramics – two of the ceramics are reflective for UV and visual light, one acts as a non-conductor for emissivity and the fourth blocks the infrared solar heat energy making it a high performance and effective energy friendly solution.
Super Therm® is a water-based product which harmonises a unique combination of highly effective aliphatic urethanes, elastomeric acrylics, and resin additives to produce a tough yet flexible coating.
You will not find another product that can genuinely verify that it repels radiated heat, reflects convective heat and resists conducted heat. This heat load prevention on roofs and walls greatly reduces temperatures and stops heat entering a building, therefore electricity bill savings through reduced KW power use and better comfort, well being and profitability.
Super Therm® resists the loading of surface heat over the envelope of a building to stop heat load before it starts.
With Super Therm®, you can combat visual, ultraviolet and infrared light as the radiational heat load. It is an environmentally safe and advanced scientific formulated ceramic insulation coating stemming from developments with NASA‘s space agency
5 Key Benefits of High Performance Super Therm®
1. Saves you thousands in energy costs with clients
showing ROI within 3 years*
2. World’s only insulation coating Tested and Blocks 95% of solar heat (radiational) – Infra Red 99.5%, UV 99% & Visual 92% energy!
3. Proven to last over 30 years with a 20 year Manufacturer’s Guarantee*
4. Prevents thermal shock protecting your assets,
reduces fuel consumption and running engine costs
5. Environmentally friendly, safe and easy water based application. USDA approved!
The Ideal Insulation Solution!
Super Therm® reduces temperatures therefore giving a 20-50% (Industry Tested) increase in energy efficiency by reducing heat load and therefore less air conditioner power consumption to keep your environment cool.
Super Therm® has been thoroughly tested and proven. It has been used by many multi-national organisations and governments which have applied millions of m2 around the world since it was first released in 1989. It has continued its long lasting, award-winning, proven success for over 30 years and the benefits, environmental rewards and sustainable results are comprehensive.
The basic principles of Super Therm® insulative properties are high-performance thermal reflection + low absorptive emissivity + high radiative emissivity + conductive resistance = the incredible thermal insulation of Super Therm®
Super Therm® greatly reduces the roof temperature, improves the work environment and increases the efficiency of air conditioning. In cool environments it also keeps heat inside a room in winter, so it reduces the energy consumption throughout the year.
Sony Koda saving 75% energy consumption
Above: Nissan Factory, Yokahama, Japan: 200,000m2
|Application for Sony Koda||May||June|
|Before Super Therm® applied||3,767 KW||5,647 KW|
|After Super Therm® applied||519 KW||1,896 KW|
|TOTAL KW SAVINGS||87%||67%|
Key Features and Benefits of Super Therm®
- Blocks 95% of Heat Load (blocks the absorption and transfer of heat)
- 99% of Ultra Violet Radiation (UV)
- 92% of Visual Light (Short Wave Radiation)
- 99.5% of Infra Red (Long Wave Radiation)
- Save Money with Super Therm®’s 95% heat blocking science
- Blocks Flame Spread and Smoke – Class “A” Fire Rating; “0” Flame Spread and Smoke (tested by NASA and Australian laboratories).
- Blocks Water and Moisture Penetration – certified and tested water barrier
- No off-gassing – no smells or odours are produced while under application or on the structure
- Safe and non-toxic low VOC
- Water can still be potable
- Environmentally Friendly water based, non-toxic, energy efficient results as Energy Star rated
- Prevents Mould and Mildew
- Works when dirty
- UV and weather resistant
- Thin insulation – when applied is only a 0.254mm thick (same as a business card)
- Blocks 68% of Sound Waves – sound deadening
- Easy to apply and clean with airless (1 coat), roller or brush (2 coats)
- No maintenance costs – apply and walk away – reapply 10+ years later to keep coating efficient
- Adaptable – can be applied to virtually any surface
- Simple single use coating ready-to-use out of the pail
- Reduced electricity costs – save money on your reduced electricity costs as building air-conditioner don’t work as hard
- Improved personal/animal comfort – significant benefits in ambient temperature
A 21st Century insulation formula
Super Therm® contains two reflective ceramics that act to deflect radiant heat and reduce surface heat build up. A third ceramic stops hot/cold conduction by providing a microscopic dead air space between the surface and substrate. In the foundation, two acrylic resins provide elasticity, adhesion and water resistance. A third urethane resin creates a moisture and ultraviolet barrier.
Special Ceramics developed with NASA
The last polymer additive ensures a slow drying time to prevent cracking as well as add a silky finish. The resin/ceramic combination has been shown to reflect both heat and fire, withstand elements for 30 to 40 years, endure 180° temperatures, bend without cracking, and resist water and ultraviolet light.
Super Therm® was developed as a ceramic coating insulation. In collaboration with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s Technology Utilization Office, J.E. Pritchett created a water-based paint composed of four ceramic compounds embedded in a foundation of four resins.
The ceramics used in Super Therm® do not conduct heat. Therefore, you will not feel any heat even when those ceramics are burned on your hand with a 1300℃ burner.
Physics show that ceramics melts at thousands of centigrade unlike metal, plastics and fibreglass and ceramics do not release poisonous chemicals. Ceramics are a natural insulator.
Creation and progress of Super Therm® was achieved in NASA when trying to develop a heat shield for space shuttles that thanks to the advanced ceramic insulation technology resisted extreme heat fluctuations (see the Super Therm® story and science).
On the basis of this, the manufacturer SPI II Inc. USA decided to collaborate in developing of their main product Super Therm® with the research centres at NASA. Successful development of the insulating coating with inimitable characteristics succeeded in particular thanks to collaboration of the scientists and ceramic engineers from Marshall Space Center (NASA). After 2 years of testing of more than 600 different kinds of ceramic components 3 ceramics with the greatest ability of radiation reflection and the smallest heat conductivity were ultimately selected.
Later researches proved inevitability of blocking also infrared radiation. Therefore the fourth ceramic membrane was added. Applying knowledge from space environment, a unique ceramic insulation coating for civil usage was created – Super Therm®.
Super Therm® insulation coating manufacturers, SPI II Inc. accomplished their most important task – the coating provided not only the heat reflection like other ceramic “heat – reflecting” coatings on the market but also blocked most of the heat transfer. View NASA Testing results.
Performance Durability is Outstanding
There are many “reflective coatings” that have an initial reflectivity of 80 to 90%, but lose reflectivity by 20% in 1 to 2 years. As a result, the temperature reduction effect is lost. Super Therm®‘s initial reflectivity is 92.2%, and it is demonstrated that the reflectivity after 12 years is 79.8% and that of after 15 years is 73%.
Even when the Super Therm® surface becomes dirty, it does not affect the room temperature reduction effect thanks to the effect of special ceramics proven for over 30 years. Compare Super Therm® to reflective coatings test.
The SPI Coating System of Super Therm® provides insulation against radiation heat transfer and conductive heat transfer, blocks the absorption of moisture, air infiltration, condensation, and mould and mildew, and is a fire resistant coating with zero flame spread and zero smoke.
Super Therm® is accepted by the USDA as a non-toxic coating in terms of food sanitation, and it can be used in food factories, dairy factories, and on the interiors of stockbreeding buildings. The quality tests of water in Japan also prove its harmlessness.
Super Therm® is classified as the highest class “K” with zero off-gassing in the flammability test at NASA (Marshall Space Flight Center). Super Therm® does not emit any toxic gases in fire.
The burning test by Japan Railway Rollingstock and Machinery Association for railway vehicle (8-135K) proves that Super Therm® is nonflammable. Super Therm® is classified as the highest class “A” rated having “0” flame spread on all three samples in the flammability test at NASA (Marshall Space Flight Center)