Mineral wool fibre insulation is produced by steam blasting and cooling molten glass or a similar substance and is used as an insulator and a filtering material.
The term”mineral wool”typically refers to two types of insulation material
- Rock wool – a man-made material consisting of natural minerals like basalt or diabase.
- Slag wool – a man-made material from blast furnace slag (the scum that forms on the surface of molten metal).
Mineral wool insulation is unique and highly versatile product. Its exceptional thermal properties contribute hugely to world’s efforts to save energy and combat climate change. Mineral wool is a high-quality insulation product for many reasons. From its responsible use of locally-sourced renewable natural resources, to its environmentally sound production process through to its diverse range of applications, mineral wool insulation is a reliable and cost-effective product.