What Are SIPs Panels?
The History Of SIPs Panels
How Are SIPs Panels Made?
The outer layers of the panel are made from oriented strand board, which is a type of engineered wood made by compressing wood chips together with a resin adhesive. The chips are arranged in such a way that the resulting panel is very strong and resistant to warping or swelling.
The foam core of the panel is usually made from polystyrene, although other materials such as polyurethane can also be used. The foam is injected into the panel under high pressure, which bonds it securely to the outer layers.
The panels are then cut to size and the tongue and groove edges are cut on each one. These panels can then be transported to the construction site and assembled using screws or nails.
The Advantages Of SIPs Panels
There are several advantages to using SIPs panels for construction, the most obvious of which is the speed at which they can be assembled. Because the panels are factory-made, they can be delivered to the construction site and put together quickly and easily.
Another advantage of SIPs panels is that they are very strong and stable. The foam core provides good insulation against both heat and sound, and the panels are also resistant to fire and pests.
How SIPS Panels Are Used in The UK
How Dalton And Sons Use SIPs Panels.
Here at Dalton And Sons we have a range of insulated garden buildings which are perfect for a multitude of different applications. Our garden buildings are designed using SIPs panels for their construction, this is one thing that sets us apart from our competitors as not all of them are utilising the inherent properties of SIPs panels in their buildings.
The main advantages are the structural rigidity of the panels, our buildings are solid and extremely sturdy. Another key advantage is the thermal properties of the boards, they are fully insulated, this means that they stay nice and warm in the winter months, and during the summer they efficiently manage the heat within the building, staying cooler in the summertime.
If you have ever set in a traditional wooden shed in the hot sunshine you know how hot they can be, this is obviously too warm to sit in for longer periods of time. With our buildings, the temperatures are regulated partly by the SIP panels so you wouldn’t have this problem.
Our Range Of Garden Buildings
Our ranges include:
Radbourne Garden Rooms – These are a self assembly kit with SIPs panels which are 97mm thick for walls and flooring, the roof is 122mm thick. Cladding isn’t included in this kit so you would need to choose your preferred cladding from our composite cladding ranges.