Facing Options

Facing materials are applied to fiberglass blankets to serve as a vapor retarder or barrier as well as a protected cover over the fiberglass insulation. Facing material offers a clean finished look in any metal building environment. There are several facing options to choose from, however, WMP®-VR-R Plus is a common standard facing and WMP-50 is a common heavy duty facing.

WMP-VR Insulation Facing

WMP-VR Insulation Facing

Polypropylene insulation facing on front side, natural kraft paper backing on back side. Lowest priced. Generally used in a typical metal building application that does not require heavy facing. Industry standard.

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WMP-VR-R PLUS Facing

WMP-VRR Insulation Facing

Polypropylene Insulation Facing on front side, metallized polyester backing on back side. Twice as heavy and strong as WMP-VR-R PLUS. Generally used in a typical metal building when walls are exposed to heavy traffic.

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WMP-10 Insulation Facing

WMP-10 Insulation Facing

Polypropylene insulation facing on front side, white kraft paper backing on back side. Slightly heavier than WMP-VR. Generally used in a typical metal building application when walls are exposed to light to moderate traffic.

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WMP-50 Insulation Facing

WMP-50 Insulation Facing

Polypropylene Insulation Facing on front side, metallized polyester backing on back side. Twice as heavy and strong as WMP-VR-R. Generally used in a typical metal building when walls are exposed to heavy traffic.

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Gymguard Insulation Facing

Gymguard Insulation Facing

Polypropylene Insulation Facing on front side, polyester fabric backing on back side. Woven product. Generally used in sporting facilities and high traffic areas where walls are exposed to heavy traffic and abuse.

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Black Insulation Facing

Black Insulation Facing

Black matte Polypropylene Insulation Facing on front side, kraft paper or metallized polyester backing on back side. Generally used when designer doesn’t want to draw attention to roof or ceiling. Lower cost than painting.

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