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Old 08-25-2009, 07:54 AM   #11
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Re: 3/8" foam backing

Thanks for the clarification Reace. I'm just trying to help a bunch of owners with older trailers that had Ensolite. That was definitely closed-cell, vinyl covered foam. I'll stay on the hunt.
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Old 08-30-2009, 02:10 PM   #12
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Re: 3/8" foam backing

Donna, I believe the ensolite used on the older units was actually a neoprene backing. Talking with Tom from Trillium RV, it was rather inexpensive back then and only 1/4"....not so cheap now tho.

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Old 08-31-2009, 01:06 PM   #13
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Good point Reace. hummm. maybe these folks should look for someplace that sells wetsuit material....
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Old 08-31-2009, 08:01 PM   #14
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Re: 3/8" foam backing

So what does 3/8" open cell foam mean in terms of R value and what is the R value for the optional insulation package? DavidWW
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Old 09-02-2009, 11:12 PM   #15
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Re: 3/8" foam backing

The 3/8 foam headliner alone provides an R5 insulation value. The extra insulation we now use is Reflectix foil bubble insulation which is listed to have an R14 insulation value. Now combined with the regular headliner material, do we have an R19? I won't go that far....but is is certainly much better than an R5.

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Old 09-03-2009, 06:17 AM   #16
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Now you'll be able to heat it with a candle : - ) Saves gas!
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