Capabilities of Vapor Retarders for Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) HVAC & Appliances featured image.jpg

Vapor retarders, otherwise referred to as vapor barriers, provide original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) with benefits such as:

  • Increased Durability

  • Greater Tensile Strength

  • Temperature Resistance

  • Water Resistance

  • Reinforcement Capacity

  • And More

Winona Building Products’ FSK - R35X and PSK - EHP-VRX are suitable for product fabricator implementation. These vapor retarders are particularly valuable for HVAC and appliance manufacturers, providing extra protection for things such as duct boards, ductwork, outward facings, and exposed surfaces. The resistance properties of FSK (Foil-Scrim-Kraft) and PSK (Polypropylene-Scrim-Kraft) insulation facings make them perfect for any products that come in contact with water, fluctuating temperatures, or are at risk of impact. are UL Classified, Eco-Friendly, Red List Free, and also...

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Winona Building Products was originally founded by the owners of E&H Products, Inc., an insulation facing distributor in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, and the owner of Winona Powder Coating, a high-volume powder coater in Etna Green, Indiana. Since then, we have been working persistently to perfect our thermal insulation coating and contract laminating offerings. We are able to coat or laminate almost any product, from foil to foam, using our proprietary eco-friendly adhesives. We use advanced technology to deliver a wide range of services for manufacturers or distributors. For those who refuse to compromise on quality when it comes to product performance, choose Winona Building Products to supply you with what you need.

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Winona Building Products LLC FSK duct boards and wraps are a thermal and acoustical insulation blanket useful in both residential and commercial HVAC ducts for external insulation. Duct wraps are suitable for both rectangular and round sheet metal ducts in which controlling the temperature and the build-up of condensation is critical. Our FSK duct wrap insulation is ideal for heating ducts, cooling ducts, as well as for dual temperature service ducts. Order FSK laminate facings for your HVAC needs today.

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The two main products offered by Winona Building Products are FSK and PSK. FSK stands for Foil-Scrim-Kraft and PSK stands for Polypropylene-Scrim-Kraft. These are both types of vapor barriers that are commonly used in facing for metal buildings, in particular for insulation. Both of these products use scrim and kraft — scrim being a heavy-duty reinforcement and kraft being Kraft paper that has been coated in our patent-pending Red-List-Free adhesive to promote the bond between all 3 layers and improve fire-retardant properties. The real difference between FSK and PSK lies in the F and the P — foil vs. polypropylene.

Before diving into the difference between these two types of vapor barriers and where they are best suited, we should first talk about the value of vapor barriers in general. Installing vapor barriers is an invaluable way of extending the life of a system, making structures more flame-retardant, preventing water damage, and...

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Welcome to Winona Building Products, the leaders in insulation facing, vapor barriers, and contract lamination. We are so excited to introduce you to our company and begin creating meaningful relationships.

Whether you’re in need of the best insulation products, or need a custom developed solution for a new product, we are the best team for the job. Continue reading to learn more about what we do at Winona Building Products, then contact us today to experience the difference we can make.