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Xtreme® radiant barrier 500 sf (solid vapor barrier)

SKU: RG-X-500-VB UPC: 852166008563

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Reflects/blocks 95% of the radiant heat.  Industrialized strength metalized radiant barrier designed for stapling to rafters, roof decking or wall studs as well as laying over attic floor.

  • RadiantGUARD® Xtreme-MET radiant barrier

    Learn how this METALIZED radiant barrier differs from our FOIL radiant barrier.

    • is a double-sided, multi-layered metalized radiant barrier approximately 6.5 mils in thickness (6.5 thousandths of an inch / .0065 inches),
    • is Class A / Class 1 fire rated (ASTM E84-10 using the E2599 mounting method),
    • reflects (blocks) 95% of the radiant heat that strikes its surface across an air space,
    • is an industrialized-strength lightweight yet durable attic insulation designed to hold staples without tearing,
    • is available in both a perforated (breathable) version and a solid (non-breathable vapor barrier) version (view our Buyers Guide to determine which version you need)
    • is available in 48" width rolls in both a 500 square feet and 1,000 square feet size
      • 500 sf roll shipping weight is 17 lbs
      • 1,000 sf roll shipping weight is 32 lbs
    • is non-toxic, non-carcinogenic, fiber-free, and does not require protective clothing or respirators to install,
    • is easy to install and maintenance free,
    • is not affected by moisture or humidity,
    • is proud to be covered by a lifetime warranty,
    • and lowers heating and cooling costs year round.
  • RadiantGUARD® Xtreme-MET Technical Specifications

    download technical specificationsDownload our Radiant Barrier Datasheet


    Thickness 6.5 mils (0.0065 of an inch)
    Weight 500 sf roll = 17 lbs
    1000 sf roll = 32 lbs
    Tensile/Tear Strength Warp: 21.49 pounds force
    Fill: 24.56 pounds fource
    (ASTM D2261)
    Pliability 70°F ± 5°F & 50 ± 5% Relative Humidity
    No Cracking or Delamination
    (ASTM C1313-05)
    Adhesive Performance 180°F ± 5°F & 50% Relative Humidity
    No Bleeding or Delamination
    (ASTM C1313-05)

    Resistance to Fungi

    PASS No Growth
    (ASTM C1338-08)
    Fire Rating
    Flame Spread
    Smoke Development
    Fire Rating: Class A / Class 1
    Flame Spread Test: 0
    Smoke Development: 5
    (ASTM E84-10 with ASTM E2599)


    Perforated version: 5.88 perms
    (ASTM 96-05)
    Thermal Properties Reflectivity: 95%
    Emissivity: 5%
    (ASTM C1371-04a)