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Kooltherm K17 Insulated Plasterboard

Kingspan Kooltherm K17 Insulated Plasterboard is a CodeMarked insulated dry-lining plasterboard, suitable for internal use on walls.

Kooltherm K17 is a high performance, fibre-free rigid thermoset phenolic insulation core, sandwiched between a front facing of tapered edge 10mm gypsum based plasterboard, and a reverse tissue based facing autohesively bonded to the insulation core during manufacture.

Key Features
  • Super high performance rigid thermoset phenolic insulation
  • Fibre-free, closed cell insulation core
  • 3-in-1 insulation, dry-lining and vapour control
  • Also available in a range of other selected lining materials
  • Allows quick response heating and cooling
  • Resistant to the passage of water vapour
  • Easy to handle and install
  • Ideal for new build and refurbishment
  • Manufactured with a CFC/ HCFC-free blowing agent that has zero ODP and low GWP
  • Compliant with AS/NZS 4859.1
  • CodeMark-certified for NZBC compliance


Product size:

  • 2400mm x 1200mm (2.88m²)

Product thickness (including plasterboard) and R-value:

  • 35mm (R 1.15)
  • 40mm (R 1.35)
  • 50mm (R 1.8)
  • 60mm (R 2.35)
  • 70mm (R 2.8)
  • 80mm (R 3.25)
  • 90mm (R 3.7)

Other thicknesses available upon enquiry. Minimum order quantities apply.

Alternative lining boards, such as fibre cement sheets, can also be bonded to the insulation core to created customised finishes and facings.

Scope of Use
  • For internal use on walls
  • For bonding to brick, block or concrete masonry walls, which are free from moisture penetration
  • Ideal for new build or refurbishment
Limitations on Use
  • Must be used in accordance with the supplier Installation Guide
  • Kingspan Kooltherm® K17 Insulated Plasterboard has a gypsum plasterboard face. It should, therefore, not be used to isolate dampness nor be used in continuously damp or humid conditions
Statement of Building Code Compliance

Codemark Certified for:

  • B1 Structure
  • B2 Durability
  • C3 Spread of Fire
  • E3 Internal Moisture
  • F2 Hazardous Building Materials
  • H1 Energy Efficiency


B1 Structure compliant
B2 Durability compliant
C Protection from Fire compliant
Protection from Fire
E3 Internal Moisture compliant
Internal Moisture
F2 Hazardous Building Materials compliant
Hazardous Building Materials
H1 Energy Efficiency compliant
Energy Efficiency
Data Sheet

KINZ-K17DSv16.0 May 2023

Quick Reference Guide


CodeMark Certificate


Installation Guide

KINZ-K17IG V16.0 May 23

Kingspan Kooltherm Product Warranty

Issue 5 - Sep 2023

Additional Information
CAD/PDF Details
Concrete Wall - K17
Masonry Block Wall - K17

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