Recycled Cashmere Insulation

A flexible insulation made from recycled cashmere clothing.

This is a textiles & crops material

Textiles are any goods produces by weaving, knitting or felting. Crops are grown for their fibres traditionally used to make paper, cloth or rope.

A flexible insulation made from recycled cashmere clothing.

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You will find this material in: Cabinet I

Geographic availability
Origin / Location of manufacturing / Processing plant
Still in research and prototype stage, not currently commercially available
Application and typical uses of the product

Timber Frame Walls, Attics and Timber Frame Acoustic Applications

Breakdown of Product

95% Cashmere Fibre 

5% BiCo Binder / 
Trace % Flame / Mould Retardant

Embodied energy (Processing plant emissions). How much energy is used to produce the product? kWh per annum or kgCO2
Less than 5MJ/kg
% Recycled Content
Thermal conductivity (k) W/m°C or Thermal transmittance (U-value) - W/m2°C (If applicable)
k = 0.034W/m °C
Is the resource Renewable or Finite?
Does the material need to be processed further or treated by the user
Buildability - how complex is installation? What skill level is required?
Easy / Non irritant
Deconstruction and Re-use

100% recyclable / re-useable

Disposal/ End of Life

No specialist install, can be cut using straight edge and building knife or simply torn, non-irritant but respiratory mask recommended

Types, textures, specifications and colours currently available
Blend of cashmere fibres
Supplier Name
Kraft Architecture
Main Contact
Bruce Newlands
Contact Address
29 Nelson Road, Gourock, Inverclyde, PA19 1XJ
Telephone Number
0141 552 5722
Is this product certified?


Lifespan of materials if maintained correctly (years)

Building Life

Availability - how easy is it to source the material

Not currently commercially available