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Description

External wall insulation system for use where LGSF construction for housing is specified. The system incorporates a drainage cavity as a secondary line of defence against moisture.

Features/ Benefits:

  • BRE tested to BS 8414-2.
  • NHBC compliant.
  • Robust design.
  • Wide range of finishes, textures and designs.
  • Reliable protection and crack resistant.

General information
Specification data
Product Reference

Alsecco Basic FS

Substrate

Inner sheathing layer, intumescent strips, top hat profiles and outer sheathing layer on light gauge steel frame

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

Mesh 32

System mesh.

Panzer Heavy Duty Mesh

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

Basecoat

Armatop MP

Bonding and reinforcing compound.

Finish -
Primer

Bonding Mortar AF

Bonding and joint mortar for use with Brick Slip Flex only, insert colour requirement.

Top Primer P

Pigmented synthetic-resin bonded primer.

Top Primer SC

Pigmented filled primer.

FinishType

Alsilite F

Silicate-based lightweight mineral plaster with a smooth finish.

Alsilite R

Silicate-based lightweight mineral plaster with a grooved finish.

Alsilite T

Silicate-based lightweight mineral plaster with a scraped finish.

Alsiplan

Synthetic-resin architrave plaster with a fine finish.

Alsitect R

Decorative silicate plaster with a grooved finish.

Alsitect T

Decorative silicate plaster with a scraped finish.

Alsitop

Lightweight external wall render with a grooved finish.

Alsitop F

Lightweight external wall render with a smooth finish.

Alsitop T

Lightweight external wall render with a scraped finish.

Brick Slip Flex

Acrylic brick-slips.

Duratop A

Mineral-based plaster with a scraped finish.

Intect R

Decorative synthetic-resin based plaster with a grooved finish.

Intect S

Thin-layer gypsum plaster.

Intect T

Decorative synthetic-resin based plaster with a scraped finish.

Miratect R

Mineral-based decorative plaster with a grooved finish.

Miratect S

Mineral-based decorative plaster with a smooth finish.

Miratect T

Mineral-based decorative plaster with a scraped finish.

Silitect R

Decorative silicone-resin plaster with a grooved finish.

Silitect T

Decorative silicone-resin plaster with a scraped finish.

Silitect T Ice

Fast-setting silicone-resin decorative render with scraped finish.

Colour

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

Size

Insert requirement for Brick Slip Flex or type 'Not applicable'.

Protective coating -
Paint

Not applicable

For Brick Slip Flex.

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

Alsecco acrylic-based joint sealant

Alsecco aluminium profiles

Alsecco profile connectors and fixings

Alsecco PU foam

Alsecco PVC-U profiles

Alsecco sealing tape

Alsecco stainless steel profiles

Standard product features

Fire rating:

B-s1, d0 or 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: Alsitherm Carbon 032: ≥150 kPa; EPS 15 SE, EPS 20 and Quattro: ≥100 kPa; EPS 15 SE - elasticized and Quattro elasticized: ≥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:

- 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/50 mm; Transverse: 2000 N/50 mm.

- Panzer Mesh:

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

Finish primer:

- Bonding Mortar AF:

  • Material: Acrylate copolymer.
  • Colour: Dark grey, Light grey or Natural white.
  • Density: 1.7 g/cm³.
  • Drying time: 1–3 days (approximate).

- Top Primer P:

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

- Top Primer SC:

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

Brick Slip Flex:

  • Material: Acrylic.
  • Colour: Borkum, Heligoland, Norderney, Rügen, Usedom or Westerland.
  • Size: 52 x 240 mm, 52 x 115 x 175 mm (corner), 52 x 115 x 240 mm (corner), 71 x 240 mm, 71 x 115 x 175 mm (corner) or 71 x 115 x 240 mm (corner).

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