SOURCE: Innovative Designs, Inc.

Innovative Designs, Inc.

April 28, 2010 07:00 ET

Innovative Designs Completes Insultex® House-Wrap Testing

PITTSBURGH, PA--(Marketwire - April 28, 2010) -  Innovative Designs Inc (OTCBB: IVDN) has completed the testing phase for its Insultex® House-Wrap. Testing was conducted at two facilities, one in British Columbia and the other in Rhode Island.

The R-Value testing, conducted by BRC Laboratory, resulted in an R-Value approaching 3. Four separate tests showed results of 2.92, 2.71, 2.89 and 2.85. The average result being 2.84. The test material was prepared and analyzed as outlined in USP 25, the AOAC, ASTM guidelines. Insultex® House-Wrap will be able to offer a house wrap with an R-Value, at a mere 1mm thick.

Other tests were conducted by Intertek Testing Services NA Ltd as follows:

Water Vapor Transmission - ASTM E-96-05
House-Wrap received 'high' Water Vapor Transmission results.

Pliability Test - Section 3.3.4 of ICC-ESAC 38
Insultex® House-Wrap showed no cracking in extreme cold during this 24 hour test.

Water Resistance - AATCC 127-1998
Insultex® House-Wrap held 55cm of water for a 5 hour period passing the test.

Dry Breaking Force - ASTM D 5034-09
Insultex® House-Wrap passed the 20 minute test.

UV Exposure Test - Section 4.1.2 of ICC-ES AC 38
Insultex® House-Wrap was exposed to UV lamps for 10 hours over a 21 day period. No cracking occurred, passing the test.

Accelerated Aging Test - Section 4.1.3 of ICC-ES AC 38
Insultex® House-Wrap was oven-dried at 120°F for 3 hours, followed by air-drying for 18 hours. Insultex® House-Wrap showed no cracking, passing the test.

Flame and Smoke Test - ASTM E84-09
Insultex® House-Wrap received a Flame Spread Classification rating of 10, and a Smoke Developed rating of 25.

Joseph Riccelli, CEO of Innovative Designs Inc, stated, "We have been working diligently with our product development team to conduct all testing necessary on our Insultex® House-Wrap. The results are in, substantiating what we have believed all along; we have a quality product which has the potential to revolutionize the building industry. We are now finalizing our Marketing and Sales plans. Insultex® House-Wrap will be available in the very near future."

The Company

Innovative Designs, Inc. manufactures the Arctic Armor® Line, hunting apparel, swimwear, wind shirts, jackets, and the multi-function "All in One" under the "i.d.i.gear" label featuring INSULTEX®. INSULTEX® is the thinnest, lightest and warmest insulator in the market today. For more information, please visit


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Contact Information

  • Contact Name - Joseph Riccelli, CEO
    Contact Phone Number - (P) 412-799-0350