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Definition of Stapling Flange

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Stapling Flange

A protruding edge on faced insulation used to staple the insulation to the framing.



Related Terms:

Face Staple

stapling facing flange to the front side of a stud or rafter, along the 1˝" dimension.


Faced Insulation

Insulation with an attached vapor retarder (kraft paper or foil-backed paper).


Foil-Faced Vapor Retarder

Created by coating a foil-backed paper with a thin layer of asphalt adhesive. The coated side of the foil-backed paper is then applied to the un-faced insulation material. The asphalt adhesive bonds the foil-backed paper and the insulation together.


Inset Staple

Stapling to the inside portion of the stud or rafter.


Kraft-Faced Vapor Retarder

Created by coating kraft paper with a thin layer of asphalt adhesive. The coated side of the kraft paper is then applied to the unfaced insulation material. The asphalt adhesive bonds the kraft paper and the insulation together.



Un-faced Insulation

Insulation with no attached vapor retarder.


Braced Framing

A construction method in two-story homes in which the frame is reinforced with posts and braces.


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Faced Insulation

insulation with an attached vapor retarder (kraft paper or foil-backed paper).


Fiber Glass Insulation

An energy-efficient glass fiber product manufactured by Owens Corning to ensure the best thermal and noise control performance available.


Foil-Faced Vapor Retarder

Created by coating a foil-backed paper with a thin layer of asphalt adhesive. The coated side of the foil-backed paper is then applied to the un-faced insulation material. The asphalt adhesive bonds the foil-backed paper and the insulation together.


Insulation Density

Denser insulation products have more fibers per square inch and, therefore, give you greater insulating power through higher R-values.


aterial used to cover the interior framed areas of walls and ceilings



Kraft-Faced Vapor Retarder

Created by coating kraft paper with a thin layer of asphalt adhesive. The coated side of the kraft paper is then applied to the unfaced insulation material. The asphalt adhesive bonds the kraft paper and the insulation together.


Metal Insulation Support

16" or 24" wire rod or crisscrossed wire to hold floor insulation in place.


Rafter

One of a series of beams that form the slope of a pitched roof and are analogous to floor joists.


Reflective Insulation System

Reflective insulation System is formed by a combination of low emittance surfaces and air spaces that provide reflective cavities, which have low levels of radiant energy transmission.


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Sidelight

A vertical window beside a door or another window.


Stud

An upright piece of lumber or steel in a wall, to which panels, siding, drywall, or other coverings are attached.



Un-faced Insulation

insulation with no attached vapor retarder.



 

 

 

 

 

 

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