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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.
  • High vapour permeability.
  • Wide range of finishes, textures and designs.
  • Reliable protection and crack resistant.

General information
Specification data
Product Reference

Alsecco Ecomin 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 -
Type

Mineral Wool Boards HD

Mineral Wool Lamella Boards

Mineral Wool Slab Plus

Thickness

Insert requirement, available 30–300 mm.

Adhesive

Armatop MP

Bonding and reinforcing compound.

Thermastick FW

Adhesive for attaching external wall insulation boards to slab materials.

Mechanical fixings

Insert requirements, many options available dependent on individual application.

Reinforcement -
Type

Mesh 32

Detail mesh.

Panzer Mesh

To prepare highly impact-resistant reinforcing layers, for use with Mesh 32.

Basecoat

Armatop L

Mineral-based lightweight reinforcing mortar.

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.

Top Primer SI

Pigmented silicate bonded 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

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Alsecco profile connectors and fixings

Alsecco PU foam

Alsecco PVC-U profiles

Alsecco sealing tape

Alsecco stainless steel profiles

Standard product features

Armatop L:

  • Material: Mineral binders to DIN 1060 and DIN 1164.
  • Colour: Off white.
  • Density: 1.0 g/cm³.
  • Adhesive pull strength: ≥0.08 N/mm² (on polystyrene).
  • Capillary water absorption: w = <0.1 kg/(m²h^½).
  • Diffusion-equivalent air-layer thickness: sd = <2.0 m (at 5 mm).
  • Drying time: 1–3 days (approximate).

Fire rating:

A2-s1, d0.

Thermal conductivity:

0.036–0.042 W/mK.

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).

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

- Panzer 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.

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: Consult manufacturer.

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