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Description

External wall insulation system offering unique carbon fibre technology. It ensures maximum resistance to mechanical stress (up to 70 joules) and improved thermal performance, Alprotect Carbon provides extreme durability and versatility to modern façade design. This slim-line patented system achieves enormous stability and unrivalled impact strength.

Features/ Benefits:

  • Carbon fibre technology.
  • Unrivalled impact strength for a thin coat system.
  • Up to 70 joules achievable.
  • Wide range of colours including dark and intensive hues.
  • 30% application time saving compared with conventionally reinforced systems.
  • Enhanced protection against algae and fungal growth.
  • Maximum level of crack resistance.

General information
Specification data
Product Reference

Alsecco Alprotect Carbon

Sub primer

Sub Primer HT

Solvent-free synthetic-resin dispersion primer.

Sub Primer P

Synthetic-resin dispersion primer.

Insulation -
Adhesive

Armatop MP

Bonding compound.

Thermastick FW

Adhesive for bonding to most manufactured sheathing board substrates.

Type

EPS 15 SE, EPS 70

Polystyrene insulation boards with square edges for fixing by bonding and anchoring.

Thickness

Insert requirement, available 20–400 mm.

Colour

Graphite Enhanced EPS 030

0.030 W/mK.

Graphite Enhanced EPS 031

0.031 W/mK.

Graphite Enhanced EPS 032

0.032 W/mK.

White EPS 037

0.037 W/mK.

White EPS 038

0.038 W/mK.

Mechanical fixings

Insert requirements, many options available dependent on individual application.

Reinforcement -
Type

Alsitex Carbon

System mesh.

Mesh 32

System mesh.

Panzer Heavy Duty Mesh

To prepare highly impact-resistant reinforcing layers, for use with System mesh.

Basecoat

Armatop Carbon

Organic adhesive and reinforcing compound with carbon technology.

Armatop Carbon Ice

Organic winter adhesive and reinforcing compound with carbon technology.

Finish -
Primer

Top Primer P

Pigmented synthetic-resin bonded primer.

Top Primer P Ice

Winter formula pigmented synthetic-resin bonded primer.

Top Primer SC

Pigmented filled primer.

Protective coating -
Paint

Not required

Alsicolor Carbon

Carbon-fibre reinforced silicone resin paint.

Alsicolor Finish

Acrylic-resin paint.

Alsicolor SC

Silicone-resin paint.

Colour

Insert requirement, many options available, contact manufacturer for information.

Accessories

None

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Alsecco stainless steel profiles

Standard product features

Fire rating:

B-s2, d0.

Product Options

Sub primer:

- Sub Primer HT:

  • Material: Acrylic-resin dispersion.
  • Colour: Opaque blue (transparent when dry).
  • Density: 1.0 g/cm³.
  • Drying time: 2–4 hours (approximate).

- Sub Primer P:

  • Material: Styrene acrylate dissolved in solvent.
  • Colour: Transparent.
  • Density: 0.82 g/cm³.

Insulation boards:

  • Material: Expanded polystyrene (EPS).
  • Size: Up to 1200 x 600 mm.
  • Tensile strength: ≥80 kPa.

Insulation adhesive:

- Armatop MP:

  • Material: Cement-based, comprising limestone sand and additives.
  • Colour: Grey.
  • Density: 1.4 g/cm³.
  • Adhesive pull strength: ≥0.08 N/mm² (on polystyrene).
  • Capillary water absorption: w = <0.2 kg/(m²h^½).
  • Diffusion-equivalent air-layer thickness: sd = <0.1 m (at 2 mm).
  • Drying time: 1–3 days (approximate).

- Thermastick FW:

  • Material: Acrylate copolymer dispersion.
  • Colour: White.
  • Density: 1.65 g/cm³.
  • Drying time: 72 hours (approximate).

Reinforcement:

- Alsitex Carbon Mesh:

  • Material: Multi-stranded alkali-resistant glass-fibres with a polymer coating.
  • Size: 4 x 4 mm.
  • Width: 1100 mm.
  • Weight: 160 g/m².
  • Colour: Grey.
  • Tensile strength: Longitudinal: 2000 N/50mm; Transverse: 2000 N/50mm.

- Mesh 32:

  • Material: Multi-stranded alkali-resistant glass-fibres with a polymer coating.
  • Size: 4 x 4 mm.
  • Width: 1100 mm.
  • Weight: 160 g/m².
  • Colour: White.
  • Tensile strength: Longitudinal: 2000 N/50mm; Transverse: 2000 N/50mm.

- Panzer Heavy Duty Mesh:

  • Size: 6 x 6 mm.
  • Width: 1000 mm.
  • Weight: 330 g/m².
  • Colour: White.
  • Tensile strength: Longitudinal: 3200 N/50mm; Transverse: 3500 N/50mm.

Basecoat:

- Armatop Carbon:

  • Material: Styrene acrylate.
  • Colour: Cream.
  • Density: 1.3 g/cm³.
  • Capillary water absorption: w = 0.02 kg/(m²h^½).
  • Diffusion-equivalent air-layer thickness: sd = 0.5 m (at 2 mm).
  • Drying time: 1–3 days (approximate).

- Armatop Carbon - Ice:

  • Material: Styrene acrylate.
  • Colour: Cream.
  • Density: 1.3 g/cm³.
  • Capillary water absorption: w = 0.02 kg/(m²h^½).
  • Diffusion-equivalent air-layer thickness: sd = 0.5 m (at 2 mm).

Finish primer:

- Top Primer P:

  • Material: Synthetic-resin dispersion.
  • Colour: Natural white or coloured.
  • Drying time: 2–6 hours (approximate).

- Top Primer SC:

  • Material: Acrylic-resin dispersion.
  • Colour: Natural white or coloured.
  • Drying time: 2–6 hours (approximate).

Literature
Third party certifications
  • 96/3238 PS4
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