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Old 08-05-2014, 12:23 AM   #1
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Radiant Barrier Test


I already purchased some radiant barrier products and it's really help in reducing the heat gain into my house and now I am planning to install more. So I surf the internet to find more information about it and found some technical data sheet. I don't really understand why radiant barrier must undergo for wet delamination test, folding endurance test and shrinkage test? i mean, does all these tests are really crucial as if not doing it will effect the radiant barrier's performance? Because as I know radiant barrier must be install in dry condition and left in dry condition. Does the folding endurance & shrinkage have any effect to the performance? Because after we have done with the installation, there is no more folding or unfolding the radiant barrier. I need help with these. someone please enlighten me. thank you in advance.

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ummm....no.

Most materials will have to go through several tests that they should not, ideally, be subjected to.

If it stays dry, you shouldn't have any issues.

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