ICF Technical Information

Foam Block Dimensions
Form Type Length Return Area
sq. ft.
Concrete Vol.
cu. yd
4" PRODUCT LINE - Width 9"   Height 16"
Straight 48" N/A 5.33 .065844
90° Corner Ext: 31"/Int: 22" Ext: 19"/Int: 10" 5.56 .054574
45° Corner Ext: 28 "/Int: 24.272" Ext: 16"/Int: 12.272" 4.89 .054985
6" PRODUCT LINE - Width 11"    Height 16"
Straight 48" N/A 5.33 .098765
90° Corner Ext: 33"/Int: 22" Ext: 21"/Int: 10" 6.00 .086528
45° Corner Ext: 28"/Int: 23.444" Ext: 16"/Int: 11.444 " 4.89 .080841
Brick Ledge* 48" N/A 5.33 .134148
Double Taper Top** 48" N/A 5.33 .130128
8" PRODUCT LINE - Width 13"    Height 16"
Straight 48" N/A 5.33 .131687
90° Corner Ext: 35"/Int: 22" Ext: 23"/Int: 10" 6.44 .121517
45° Corner Ext: 28 "/Int: 22.615" Ext: 16 "/Int: 10.615" 4.89 .105425
Brick Ledge* 48" N/A 5.33 .167074
Double Taper Top** 48" N/A 5.33 .163050
*Brick Ledge Corbels Only (6" and 8") .035556
**Double Table Top Corbels Only (6" and 8") .031363


Technical Data
Expanded Polystyrene density 1.5lbs/cu.ft.
Average thickness of EPS 2.5" / panel (5" total)
Steady State R-value R-21 foam value
Effective R-value (concrete, form, air infiltration, and thermal mass) R-24 to R-50
Actual R-value 4.4 Per inch of EPS
Thermal Mass (form & concrete) 6" core: 72lbs/sq.ft.
8" core: 96lbs/sq.ft.
K-Factor .24 Per inch of EPS
Water absorption Less than 3% (ASTM C272)
Water vapor 0.56 perms per 2.5"
Sound class STC Sound Class rating of 54
with 1/2-inch sheet rock both sides
STC Sound Class rating of 51
with 1/2-inch sheet rock one side
Fire wall Fire wall rating 5,000 to 12,000 lbs per
lineal foot for 3 hours.
Concrete compressive strength 3000 psi
Concrete pouring temperature Down to 0°F (-18°C)


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