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Basic 4 - Insulated façade system

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alsecco (UK) Ltd

Insulated façade system with a brick slip, stone slip or ceramic tile finish.

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Description

A thin coat external wall insulation system, incorporating expanded polystyrene and is faced with acrylic brick slips, clay bricks or ceramic tiles, offering a greater degree of impact resistance.

Features/ Benefits:

  • High impact resistance.
  • Excellent weathering and durability.
  • Consistent of finish.

General information
Specification data
Product Reference

Alsecco Basic 4 Brick Slips

Sub primer

Sub Primer HT

Solvent-free synthetic-resin dispersion primer.

Sub Primer P

Synthetic-resin dispersion primer.

Insulation -
Adhesive

Armatop MP

Bonding and reinforcing 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 40–400 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.

Mesh Carbon

System mesh.

Mesh K

For use with clay brick slips and ceramic tiles only.

Panzer Mesh

For preparing highly impact-resistant reinforcing layers, for use with Mesh 32 or Mesh Carbon.

Basecoat

Armatop A

Reinforcing compound for clay brick slips and ceramic tiles.

Armatop AKS

Reinforcing compound for acrylic brick slips.

Armatop Carbon

Reinforcing compound for acrylic brick slips.

Armatop MP

Reinforcing compound for acrylic brick slips.

Armatop Quattro

Reinforcing compound for acrylic brick slips.

Finish -
FinishType

Brick Slip Flex

Acrylic brick-slips.

Ceramic tiles

Clay brick-slips

Colour

Insert requirement.

Size

Insert requirement.

Bedding/ bonding mortar

Bedding Mortar A

Cement based adhesive for clay brick slips and ceramic tiles.

Bonding Mortar AF

Bonding and joint mortar for Brick Slip Flex insert colour requirement.

Jointing mortar

Not applicable

For Brick Slip Flex.

Grout Joint Mortar A

Mineral-based joint mortar, insert colour requirement.

Grout Joint Mortar AS

Mineral-based joint mortar for ceramic tiles, insert colour requirement.

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

Armatop A:

  • Material: Portland cement with redispersible synthetic-resin powder.
  • Colour: Grey.
  • Density: 1.4 g/cm³.
  • Adhesive pull strength: ≥0.08 N/mm² (on polystyrene).
  • Capillary water absorption: w = <0.15 kg/(m²h^½).
  • Diffusion-equivalent air-layer thickness: sd = <0.1 m (at 4 mm).
  • Drying time: 3–5 days (approximate).

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.

- 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:

- Mesh 32 or 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: White.
  • Tensile strength: Longitudinal: 2000 N/50mm; Transverse: 2000 N/50mm.

- Mesh K:

  • Size: 3.5 x 3.5 mm.
  • Width: 1100 mm.
  • Weight: 160 g/m².
  • Colour: White.
  • Elongation: 3.5%.
  • 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.

Brick Slip Flex:

  • Material: Acrylic.
  • Colour: consult manufacturer for details.
  • Size: consult manufacturer for details.

Clay Brick:

  • Material: Clay.
  • Colour: consult manufacturer for details.
  • Size: consult manufacturer for details.

Ceramic Tile:

  • Material: Clay/ ceramic.
  • Colour: consult manufacturer for details.
  • Size: consult manufacturer for details.

Bedding/ bonding mortar:

- Bedding Mortar A:

  • Material: Portland cement with redispersible synthetic-resin powder.
  • Colour: Grey.
  • Density: 1.55 g/cm³.
  • Adhesive pull strength: ≤1.0 N/mm² (on concrete).
  • Drying time: 2–3 days (approximate).

- 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).

- Joint Mortar A:

  • Material: Portland cement with special additives.
  • Colour: Black, Charcoal - dark, Charcoal - light, Light grey, Pebble pink or Sand beige.
  • Density: 2.0 g/cm³.

- Joint Mortar AS:

  • Material: Portland cement with special additives.
  • Colour: consult manufacturer for details.
  • Density: 2.0 g/cm³.

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