Farrat thermal breaks are manufactured from high performance materials. We offer two grades, Farrat TBK and Farrat TBL. The materials have been independently tested and accredited by the Steel Construction Institute (SCI) under the "Assessed Product" Quality Mark Scheme.  
Farrat TBK Farrat TBL
Characteristic Compressive Strength, fck (N/mm² , MPa) 312 89
Design Value for Compressive Strength, fcd (N/mm² , MPa) 250 70
Elastic Modulus (N/mm² , MPa) 5178 2586
Density (Kg/m³) 1465 1137
Water Absorption (%) 0.14 0.48
Thermal Conductivity (W/m-k) 0.187 0.292
Colour (may vary) Amber Black
Thicknesses available (mm) ++ 5, 10 ,15 ,20 & 25 5, 10 ,15 ,20 & 25
Maximum sheet size (mm) 2400 x 1200 2500 x 1250
Temperature Resistence (° Celcius) ** +250 short term (Max) +210 long term (Max) -180 (Min)
 
++ Multiple plates can be provided for applications where thicknesses greater than 25mm are required.
** Please refer to page 11 of the Farrat Technical Brochure for information relating to fire performance of connections.

Design

For details of thermal structural design methodology please refer to our new thermal break technical brochure.