Alsecco Basic 5

Alsecco Basic 5

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Insulated façade system with a spar dash finish.

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A thick coat external wall insulation façade system with a spar dash finish which offers high impact and vandal resistant properties.

Features/ Benefits:

  • High impact and resistance to vandalism.
  • Cost effective.
  • Weather resistant.
  • Consistent finish.

General information

Uniclass 2015

Ss_25_45_72_28 External wall insulation systemsPrimary


M21/20 External wall insulation system . . . . . .

M21/210 External wall insulation system

Specification data - External wall insulation systems

Product Reference

Alsecco Basic 5

Sub primer

Sub Primer HT

Solvent-free synthetic-resin dispersion primer.

Sub Primer P

Synthetic-resin dispersion primer.




Armatop MP

Bonding and reinforcing compound.

Thermastick FW

Adhesive for bonding to most manufactured sheathing board substrates.


EPS 15 SE, EPS 70

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


Insert requirement, available 40–400 mm.


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.




Mesh 32

System mesh.


Spar Dash DLX

Reinforcing Basecoat mortar.




Spar Dash DLX Receiver

Coloured receiving mortar for spar dash finish, insert colour requirement.

Spar Dash Aggregate Chippings

Available in a range of colours, insert colour requirement.



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Alsecco sealing tape

Alsecco stainless steel profiles

Standard product features

Fire rating:

B-s1, d0.

Insulation boards:

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

Product Options

Sub primer:

- Sub Primer HT:

  • Material: Acrylic-resin dispersion.
  • Colour: Opaque blue (transparent when dry).
  • Density: 1.00 g/cm³.
  • Drying time: 2–4 hours.

- Sub Primer P:

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

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).


- Spar Dash DLX Receiver:

  • Material: Portland cement with redispersible synthetic-resin powder.
  • Colour: Beige, Bright beige, Bright blue, Bright pink, Bright yellow, Dark grey, Green, Natural grey, Pink, Red, White or Yellow.
  • Density: 1.4 g/cm³.
  • Capillary water absorption: w = <0.15 kg/(m²h^½).
  • Drying time: 2–3 days (approximate).

- Spar Dash Aggregate Chippings:

Material: Aggregate chippings in a range of colours to suit Spar Dash DLX receiver coat 3-12 mm aggregate size.


- Mesh 32:

  • Material: Multi-stranded alkali-resistant glass-fibres with a polymer coating.
  • Size: 4 x 4 mm.
  • Width: 1000 mm.
  • Weight: 160 g/m².
  • Colour: White.
  • Elongation: Longitudinal: 4%; Transverse: 3.5%.
  • Tensile strength: Longitudinal: 1800 N/50 mm; Transverse: 1700 N/50 mm.


- Spar Dash DLX:

  • Material: Portland cement with redispersible synthetic-resin powder.
  • Density: 1.4 g/cm³.
  • Capillary water absorption: w = <0.15 kg/(m²h^½).
  • Drying time: 2–3 days (approximate).


Third party certifications

Additional certifications:

  • IAB: 11/0360

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