In prefabricated buildings, the walls and roofing are typically constructed using polyurethane sandwich panels. These panels are constructed out of a layer of thermally insulating material that is positioned in between two metal sheets. This is how sandwich panels and insulated sandwich panels got their names. The metal sheets provide the panel with a source of structural force.
Sandwich panels are broken down into their respective types according to the thermal insulating panels that they contain. It could be made of rockwool, glasswool, PUF, or EPS. These materials have acoustic qualities as well as the ability to insulate against heat. Additionally, some of the panels have a resistance to fire.
Sandwich panels have exploded in popularity for a number of different reasons, chief among which is their advantageous pricing structure. The following are the three primary advantages offered by sandwich panes: