Reach Us
Cellulose Insulation Manufacturers Association

Penny For Your Thoughts Insulation Fire Demo Video

Watch Penny Burn In Wad Of Cellulose Insulation

Penny in Hand Fire Video Cellulose Insulation Thumbnail
This very short video by Sean Maxwell has been around for a while but still provides a demonstration worth watching.

CIMA does not recommend anyone attempting to replicate this demonstration. That said, it is a very simple but effective way of showing the fire control properties of cellulose insulation.

The blow torch clearly melts the penny while the hand of the man holding the wad of cellulose insulation remains unaffected. The product is chard but does not ignite or melt, even at the close high intensity heat of direct flame from the blow torch.

Watch the video and find more building insulation and fire safety videos on the CIMA YouTube Channel.