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Bauder Thermofol PVC Warm Roof System - Mechanically Fixed

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Single ply Thermofol polyvinyl chloride (PVC) warm roof system, incorporating Thermofol single ply membrane, insulation and air and vapour control layer (AVCL) for mechanical fixing.

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Description

Single ply Thermofol polyvinyl chloride (PVC) warm roof system, incorporating Thermofol single ply membrane, insulation and air and vapour control layer (AVCL) for mechanical fixing.

Bauder Single Ply Thermofol PVC Roof system is suitable for a variety of applications on both new build and refurbishment projects and can be used in warm, cold and inverted roof scenarios. Can also be used for extensive green roof situations.

See BBA certification 06/4354. Thermofol can meet current UK Building Regulations Part B for external fire protection.

Key features:

  • Membrane is lightweight with high tensile strength of 1000 N/50 mm.
  • High quality polymers ensure membrane stays flexible at -30°C.
  • Formulation resistant to micro-organism attack.
  • Installation using hot air welding for strong joints.
  • High performance halogen-free fire retardant.

Benefits:

  • Membrane is resistant to tears.
  • Resistant to European climatic conditions.
  • Approved for green roof landscaping by FLL.
  • Flame-free installation.

General information
Finish

Smooth

Color

TBC

Features

This BIM Object must be supported by a project specific specification from Bauder, incorporating system build-up, detail design and performance calculations if a full Bauder system guarantee is required. Please contact your local Bauder Representative or technical@bauder.co.uk

Material

Polyvinylchloride (PVC) polyester-reinforced membrane

WarrantyDescription

Guarantee options could include ‘Product’, ‘Product and Workmanship’ and ‘Product, Workmanship and Design’ Guarantees. All guarantees available for this system are subject to the works being carried out in accordance with the Bauder specification and being installed by a Bauder Approved installer. For full details and further information regarding guarantees and alternative systems please contact your local Bauder Representative or technical@bauder.co.uk

Uniclass 2015
Single layer sheet warm roof covering systems (Ss_30_40_30_80)Primary
Specification data - Single layer sheet warm roof covering systems
Product Reference

Bauder Single Ply Thermofol Warm Roof Membrane System Mechanically Fixed

Primer

Not required

Activator-Primer (Canister) APR01 – Black

For bituminous AVCL’s only.

Air and vapour control layer

DB100

Polyethylene air and vapour control layer, 0.16 mm thick, installed by loose laying and suitable for Thermofol mechanically fastened systems.

TEC DBR

Self-adhesive, peel off release film, aluminium foil faced, elastomeric bitumen, 0.4 mm thick. For mechanically fixed insulation only.

TEC KSD Foil

Self-adhesive, peel off release film, aluminium foil faced, elastomeric bitumen, 1.5 mm thick.

TEC KSD Mica

Self-adhesive, peel off release film, mica faced, elastomeric bitumen, 2.5 mm thick.

Insulation -
Type

BauderGLAS Flatboard

Can only be used with PU Insulation Adhesive – Twin cartridge or mechanically fixed.

BauderGLAS Tapered

Can only be used with PU Insulation Adhesive – Twin cartridge or mechanically fixed.

BauderROCK Flatboard

Can only be used with PU Insulation Adhesive – Twin cartridge or mechanically fixed.

BauderROCK Tapered

Can only be used with PU Insulation Adhesive – Twin cartridge or mechanically fixed.

EPS Flatboard

EPS Tapered

PIR FA Flatboard

PIR FA Tapered board 1:60

PIR FA-TE Flatboard

Thickness

See ‘Options’ below and insert requirement for your chosen insulation type.

Separation layer

GV120 Fleece

Lightweight glass isolation fleece loose-laid to provide isolation between EPS insulation, PIR FA Tapered Insulation and Thermofol U (unbacked – PVC membrane). Only required where non-fleece backed membranes (U12/U15/U18/U20) are used.

Waterproof membrane

Thermofol U

1.2 mm, 1.5 mm, 1.8 mm, or 2 mm polyester reinforced, for all applications.

Thermofol U15 FB

1.5 mm, fleece backed polyester reinforced, for all applications.

Attachment

Membrane and insulation fasteners

Bauder only approves the use of fasteners from manufacturer/supplier companies with associate membership to SPRA. Fasteners are included within the Bauder guarantee when supplied from SFS Group Fastening Technology Ltd when the project is covered by a Bauder Ltd Product and Workmanship guarantee.

Accessories

See 'Options’ below and insert requirements.

Standard product features

Separation layer:

- GV120 Fleece:

Lightweight glass isolation fleece loose laid to provide isolation between EPS insulation, PIR FA Tapered Insulation and Thermofol U (unbacked – PVC membrane).

  • Width: 2 m.
  • Length: 100 m.
  • Thickness: 0.75 mm (approx).
  • Weight: 120 g/m².

Product Options

Detailing:

The waterproofing should be turned up by at least 150 mm around features such as rooflights, parapets and service pipes passing through the roof. Detail work to upstands, edge details, flashings, etc. should be carried out using either Thermofol D membrane adhered directly to the substrate using Bauder Thermofol Contact Adhesive or mechanically fastened using Thermofol U membrane. Detailing should be carried out with a separate flashing. Consult Bauder for further information on detailing.

Primer:

Only required for Bituminous AVCL’s. Contact Bauder to confirm substrate suitability if required.

- Activator-Primer (Canister) APR01 - Black:

Synthetic rubber resin-based primer, developed to provide the necessary preparation of substrates prior to the installation of self-adhesive and torch-applied membranes. The spray application offers improved film thickness, speed of application (by up to 50% over roller applied products) and quick drying in a matter of minutes.

  • Coverage: Approx. 96 g/m² (300 mm-wide spray one coat, 192 g/m² two coats). Two coats may be required for very porous substrates.
  • Application temperature: +5 to +30°C.
  • Drying time (at 10°C): 5-10 minutes.
  • Colour: Black.
  • Recoat time if left exposed: Four hours.
  • Suitable substrates: Oriented strand board (OSB); plywood; timber; concrete; lightweight concrete or cementitious materials; metal; Bauder self-adhesive underlayers; existing asphalt and bitumen membranes; polyisocyanurate (PIR) insulation.
  • Non-suitable substrates: Mica finished surfaces (e.g. KSD Mica); Laminated paper-foil faced insulation; expanded polystyrene (EPS) or extruded polystyrene (XPS) insulations; BauderROCK or mineral wool insulation; BauderGLAS or cellular glass insulation; copper; thermoplastic waterproofing membranes.

Air and vapour control layer:

- DB100:

Polyethylene air and vapour control layer. Installed by loose laying and suitable for Thermofol mechanically fastened and ballasted single ply systems. To be sealed with Bauder Tape 03 and 20.Material - Special PE to DIN EN 13984.

  • Width: 4 m.
  • Length: 25 m.
  • Thickness: 0.16 mm.
  • Weight: 0.15 kg/m².
  • Tensile strength: > 140 N/50 mm.
  • Elongation at break: Length and Diagonal ≥ 4%.

- TEC DBR:

Self-adhesive elastomeric bitumen air and vapour control layer (AVCL), with an aluminium foil facing for vapour impermeability. The bottom is a peel off release film, covering self-adhesive bitumen. The product is thinner than most air and vapour control layers and is therefore lightweight. For mechanically fixed insulation only.

  • Width: 1.25 m.
  • Length: 60 m.
  • Thickness: 0.4 mm.
  • Weight: 0.4 kg/m².
  • Reinforcement: Aluminium foil and 50 g/m² polyester.
  • Tensile strength: Length ≥ 950N/50 mm and Diagonal ≥ 750 N/50 mm.
  • Cold bending test: -40°C.
  • Elongation at break: Length and Diagonal ≥ 4%.

- TEC KSD Foil:

Self-adhesive elastomeric bitumen air and vapour control layer (AVCL), with an aluminium foil facing for vapour impermeability. The bottom is a peel off release film, covering self-adhesive bitumen.

  • Width: 1 m.
  • Length: 15 m.
  • Weight: 1.8 kg/m².
  • Reinforcement: 60 g/m² glass fleece.
  • Tensile strength: Length and Diagonal ≥ 400 N/50 mm.
  • Cold bending test: -30°C.
  • Elongation at break: Length and Diagonal ≥ 2%.

- TEC KSD Mica:

Robust, self-adhesive elastomeric bitumen air and vapour control layer (AVCL), with a mica finished upper surface to allow easy bonding of insulation using appropriate Bauder Insulation Adhesive. One side lap features an 80 mm wide glass fleece along the underside, and a 100 mm strip of aluminium foil above. The other side lap has a thermofusible film on the top surface. This arrangement ensures that laps are heat sealed using hot air or gas torch as appropriate to extrude a bitumen bead, thus ensuring waterproofing integrity.

  • Width: 1.08 m.
  • Length: 10 m.
  • Thickness: 2.5 mm.
  • Weight: 2.5 kg/m².
  • Reinforcement: Polyester coated aluminium foil and 200 g/m² glass fleece.
  • Tensile strength: Length and Diagonal ≥ 1000 N/50 mm.
  • Cold bending test: -25°C.
  • Elongation at break: Length and Diagonal ≥ 2%.

Insulation:

- Type:

BauderGLAS Flatboard or Tapered:

Cellular glass insulation suitable for projects that require a high level of compressive strength and/or to be non-combustible.

  • Type: Cellular glass flatboard or tapered insulation board.
  • Facing: Glass tissue or none faced (depending upon system).
  • Density: 100 kg/m³.
  • Board size: Contact Bauder for options.
  • Board thickness (Flatboard): 50 mm, 60 mm, 70 mm, 80 mm, 90 mm, 100 mm, 110 mm, 120 mm, 130 mm, 140 mm, 150 mm, 170 mm, 180 mm (also available in tapered).
  • Thermal conductivity: 0.036 W/m·K (may vary dependent on thickness specified).
  • Compressive strength: 0.5 N/mm².

BauderROCK Flatboard or Tapered:

Mineral fibre insulation suitable for projects that require a high level of sound reduction. Non-combustible and has a zero GWP and ODP rating.

  • Type: Dual density mineral wool flatboard or tapered insulation board.
  • Facing: Top: 300 g/m² glass fibre fleece; Bottom: Unfaced.
  • Density: 160 kg/m².
  • Board size: 1200 x 1000 mm.
  • Board thickness (Flatboard): 60 mm, 85 mm, 105 mm, 115 mm, 150 mm, 170 mm, 185 mm (also available in tapered).
  • Thermal conductivity: 0.039 W/m·K (may vary dependent on thickness specified).
  • Compressive strength: >0.12 N/mm² (minimum 0.08 N/mm²).

EPS Flatboard or Tapered:

A high performance expanded polystyrene (EPS) insulation for use with single ply waterproofing and has a zero ODP rating.

  • Type: Expanded polystyrene (EPS) insulation flatboard or tapered insulation board.
  • Facing: Unfaced.
  • Colour: White.
  • Density: 25 kg/m².
  • Board size: 1200 x 2400 mm, 1200 x 1200 mm, 1200 x 900 mm. (Tapered 1200 x 1200 mm only).
  • Thickness: 100 mm, 120 mm, 140 mm, 160 mm, 170 mm, 180 mm, 190 mm, 200 mm, 220 mm, 230 mm, 240 mm, 250 mm, 260 mm, 280 mm, 300 mm (also available in Tapered).
  • Thermal conductivity: 0.035 W/m·K (may vary dependent on thickness specified).
  • Compressive strength: >0.15 N/mm².

PIR FA Flatboard:

A range of flat closed-cell, polyisocyanurate (PIR) insulation boards.

  • Type: Rigid closed-cell polyisocyanurate (PIR) roofboard: To BS EN 13165.
  • Facing: Black aluminium foil to both faces.
  • Density: >30 kg/m³.
  • Standard board size: 1200 x 2400 mm.
  • Thickness: 30 mm, 40 mm, 50 mm, 60 mm, 80 mm, 100 mm, 120 mm, 140 mm, 160 mm.
  • Thermal conductivity: 0.022 W/m·K (may vary dependent on thickness specified).
  • Compressive strength: >0.12 N/mm².

PIR FA Tapered board 1:60:

A range of tapered closed-cell, polyisocyanurate (PIR) insulation boards.

  • Type: Rigid closed-cell polyisocyanurate (PIR) roofboard: To BS EN 131653.
  • Facing: Black Aluminium Foil to both faces.
  • Density: >30 kg/m³.
  • Standard board size: 1200 x 1200 mm.
  • Board thickness: Contact manufacturer for options.
  • Thermal conductivity: 0.022 W/m·K.
  • Compressive strength: >0.12 N/mm².
  • PIR index: >250 (extremely high dimensional stability).

PIR FA-TE Flatboard:

A range of flat closed-cell, polyisocyanurate (PIR) insulation boards.

  • Type: Rigid closed-cell polyisocyanurate (PIR) roofboard: To BS EN 13165.
  • Facing: Aluminium foil to both faces.
  • Density: >30 kg/m³.
  • Standard board size: 1200 x 600 mm.
  • Thickness: 30 mm, 40 mm, 50 mm, 60 mm, 80 mm, 100 mm, 120 mm, 140 mm, 160 mm.
  • Thermal conductivity: 0.022 W/m·K (may vary dependent on thickness specified).
  • Compressive strength: >0.12 N/mm².
  • PIR index: >250 (extremely high dimensional stability).

Waterproof membrane:

- Thermofol U15 FB Membrane:

A fleece backed, polyester reinforced Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) membrane, designed for both adhesive and mechanical fastening.

Both mechanically fastened and adhered systems are usually installed using hot air welding techniques at the seams, where the sheets are fused together by heat, creating a totally secure homogenous layer.

  • Width: 1.5 m.
  • Length: 20 m.
  • Thickness: 2.5 mm (includes 1 mm fleece).
  • Weight: 2.04 kg/m².
  • Surface: Light Grey (RAL 7035), Blue Grey (RAL 7031), Anthracite (RAL 7016).
  • Bottom: Polyester fleece – dark grey.
  • Reinforcement: Pre-coated cross-weave polyester.
  • Tensile strength: ≥ 1000 N/50 mm.
  • Cold bending test: ≥ -30°C.
  • Elongation at break: 20%.

- Thermofol U12, U15, U18, U20 Membrane:

A polyester reinforced Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) membrane, providing a strong, versatile solution for both adhesive and mechanically fastened roofing projects. The surface resists UV damage and is highly solar reflective in Light Grey colour. It has a high tensile strength and is reinforced with a pre-coated polyester cross-weave to make it resistant to tears and punctures, ensuring durability. There is a wide range of fasteners available for mechanical attachment of the membrane to metal, timber, concrete and many other decking materials.

  • Width: 1.5 m.
  • Length: 20 m.
  • Thickness: 1.2 mm, 1.5 mm, 1.8 mm, 2 mm.
  • Weight: 1.47 kg/m², 1.81 kg/m², 2.16 kg/m², 2.46 kg/m².
  • Surface: Light Grey (RAL 7035), Blue Grey (RAL 7031), Anthracite (RAL 7016). - (U12 - 1.2 mm and U20 - 2 mm available in Light Grey Only).
  • Bottom: Dark grey.
  • Reinforcement: Pre-coated cross-weave polyester.
  • Tensile strength: ≥ 1000 N/50 mm.
  • Cold bending test: ≥ -30°C.
  • Elongation at break: 19% (U20 - 20%).

Accessories:

- Bauder Thermofol D18 PVC Detailing Membrane:

  • This unreinforced detailing membrane is manufactured from Polyvinyl Chloride membrane (PVC). The product is highly flexible due to the incorporation of internal plasticizers during the manufacturing process. This combination of materials provides high elongation, good thermal stability and flexibility. Complex three-dimensional detailing to curves, pipes or awkward shapes can be formed using Thermofol un-reinforced D18 membrane. Otherwise Thermofol pre-formed corners must be used at intersections and returns.
  • Available in all three membrane colours: Light Grey (RAL 7035), Blue Grey (RAL 7031), Anthracite (RAL 7016).
  • Membrane to be either fully bonded using Bauder Thermofol Contact Adhesive - Drum or mechanically fixed according to the construction - refer to the Bauder Single Ply Installation Manual for further guidance.

- Bauder Thermofol Pre-formed Corners:

  • Pre-formed PVC internal and external corners for use with Thermofol membrane.
  • These products are designed to dress into 90° corners, they can be warmed and manipulated to fit corners over and under 90°. If this is not possible a gusset must be dressed to an internal corner and a piece of D18 unreinforced detailing membrane can be used to an external corner with a ‘thumb print’.
  • Internal (90 x 90 mm) and External (150 x 170 mm) pre-formed corners can be reversed to allow them to be used at other junction points to ensure a watertight seal is easy to achieve.
  • Pre-formed corners must be fully heat welded from the centre outwards working around each side until the entire patch is welded.
  • Available in all three membrane colours: Light Grey (RAL 7035), Blue Grey (RAL 7031), Anthracite (RAL 7016).
  • For information please contact Bauder Technical Department.

- Bauder Thermofol Laminated Metal:

  • 1.4 mm thick. A 0.6 mm thick, hot dip galvanized steel plate, laminated on one side with 0.8 mm thick layer of Thermofol PVC, for use in creating flashings and detailing.
  • Available in all three membrane colours: Light Grey (RAL 7035), Blue Grey (RAL 7031), Anthracite (RAL 7016).
  • Bauder Thermofol Coated Metal (1 x 2 m) is supplied in pallet quantities in flat sheet form.
  • Full fixing and installation information can be found in the Single Ply Technical installation Guide.

- Bauder Thermofol Pre-fabricated Laminated Metal:

  • 1.4 mm thick. A 0.6 mm thick, hot dip galvanized steel plate, laminated on one side with 0.8 mm thick layer of Thermofol PVC, for use in creating flashings and detailing.
  • Available in all three membrane colours: Light Grey (RAL 7035), Blue Grey (RAL 7031), Anthracite (RAL 7016).
  • Each flashing type is supplied in a standard 2 m length.
  • Full fixing and installation information can be found in the Single Ply Technical installation Guide.

- Bauder Thermofol Profiles:

  • Bauder Thermofol PVC decorative Profile to be heat welded to Thermofol PVC membrane, to create a ‘Standing Seam’ effect to roofs.
  • Bauder Thermofol Profiles are supplied in 3m lengths. (W 35 x H 27 mm).
  • Available in all three membrane colours: Light Grey (RAL 7035), Blue Grey (RAL 7031), Anthracite (RAL 7016).

- Bauder single ply lightning conductors:

  • A specialist lightning conductor clip riveted to a Bauder membrane base. These clips are available to suit coated 25 x 3 mm conductor tape. The membrane base is Thermofol PVC. The base allows the product to be fully welded to the waterproofing, whilst the clip allows movement of the tape caused by expansion/ contraction.
  • Bauder Lightning conductor - Type 4: PVC coated.
  • Available in all three membrane colours: Light Grey (RAL 7035), Blue Grey (RAL 7031), Anthracite (RAL 7016).

- Bauder Thermofol Rigid PVC rainwater outlets:

  • A rigid PVC rainwater outlet enabling Thermofol membrane to be welded to the flange plate. UV stable throughout. The unbacked Thermofol membrane should be heat welded up to the aperture to ensure colour consistency on the roof.
  • Rigid PVC base plate in Light Grey: 300 mm (70 DN), 385 mm (100 DN and 150 DN).
  • Rigid PVC spigot length: 300 mm.

Bauder outlets are sized to indicate the actual internal diameter of the spigot. For information on non-standard sizes and refurbishment applications, please contact Bauder Technical Department.

  • Thermofol Rigid PVC Rainwater Outlet DN 70: Flow rate 4.6 L/s (including leaf guard).
  • Thermofol Rigid PVC Rainwater Outlet DN 100: Flow rate 5.5 L/s (including leaf guard).
  • Thermofol Rigid PVC Rainwater Outlet DN 150: Flow rate 6.6 L/s (including leaf guard).

- Bauder Leaf Guard – Long Leg for Rigid PVC Vertical Outlets:

  • A universal leaf guard compatible with Thermofol Rigid PVC rainwater outlets for preventing debris blocking the outlet.
  • For outlet spigot dimensions ranging from 60–220 mm. Grip Range Depth: 80–105 mm. This product is UV stable.
  • Material: Polyamide.
  • Colour: Black.

This Bauder Leaf Guard is designed to fit into Bauder Rigid PVC rainwater outlets. For information on non-standard sizes and refurbishment applications, please contact Bauder Technical Department.

- Bauder Thermofol Stainless Steel rainwater outlets:

A high performance stainless steel outlet with factory installed Thermofol membrane flange. Supplied with an O-ring and a wire ball leaf grill.

  • Stainless steel base plate: 250 x 250 mm.
  • Thermofol membrane flange: 350 x 350 mm (Light Grey/ Blue Grey).
  • Stainless steel spigot length: 400 mm.

Bauder outlets are sized to indicate the actual internal diameter of the spigot. For information on non-standard sizes and refurbishment applications, please contact Bauder Technical Department.

  • Thermofol Stainless steel Rainwater Outlet DN 70: Flow rate 2.98 L/s (including leaf guard).
  • Thermofol Stainless steel Rainwater Outlet DN 100: Flow rate 3.94 L/s (including leaf guard).
  • Thermofol Stainless steel Rainwater Outlet DN 150: Flow rate 6.76 L/s (including leaf guard).

- Bauder Thermofol Rigid PVC Parapet Outlet - DN 100 mm:

A rigid PVC parapet rainwater outlet enabling Thermofol membrane to be welded to the flange plate. UV stable throughout. The unbacked Thermofol membrane should be heat welded up to the aperture to ensure colour consistency on the roof.

  • Rigid PVC base plate in Light Grey: 280 x 180 x 110 mm (w x h x d).
  • Rigid PVC spigot length: 480 mm.
  • Thermofol Rigid PVC Rainwater Outlet DN 100: Flow rate 1.0 L/s.

Bauder outlets are sized to indicate the actual internal diameter of the spigot. For information on non-standard sizes and refurbishment applications, please contact Bauder Technical Department.

- Bauder Thermofol Emergency Overflow Outlet:

An extruded PVC emergency overflow outlet compatible with Thermofol membrane.

  • 50 mm diameter through wall overflow outlet manufactured in light grey colour.
  • Flange dimeter: 160 mm.
  • Spigot length: 480 mm.

For information on non-standard sizes and refurbishment applications, please contact Bauder Technical Department.

- Bauder Thermofol Embossed Walkway Membrane:

Bauder Thermofol Embossed Walkway is a 2 mm thick, reinforced PVC membrane with dark grey embossed finish to be loose laid over the finished membrane surface. The membrane should be heat welded around its full perimeter to the surface of the finished waterproofing.

- BauderSOLAR Photovoltaic Mounting System:

Bauder Flat roof PV mounting solution for framed solar modules. The mounting units are secured to the roof using a membrane-to-membrane welding technique. This installation method means that the roof is not compromised by penetrations for fixings nor is it ballasted, which would add additional weight loading to the roof. Specifically designed to be installed on Bauder bituminous or single ply waterproofing systems and provide a lightweight, low risk and quick to install mounting solution for framed solar modules.

For adhered and mechanically fastened Thermofol systems, (only suitable for use with U15 FB, U18 and U20).

- Bauder LiquiFIBRE Detailing Kit:

Fast curing waterproofing resin containing fibre reinforcement that can be used for detailing awkward shapes or inaccessible areas where using LiquiDETAIL is impractical. PMMA-based resin that requires a catalyst and is solvent, isocyanate and halogen free.

- Bauder LiquiDETAIL:

Cold liquid applied fast curing waterproofing resin that can be used on upstands and details. PMMA-based resin that requires the addition of catalyst to trigger curing and is solvent, isocyanate and halogen free.

- Bauder rooflights/ glazing/ ventilation:

All these glazing products are fully compatible with the roof waterproofing systems. Consult Bauder for details and insert requirements.

  • BauderDOME Rooflight.
  • Bauder Euroglaze Rooflight.
  • Bauder Special Modular Rooflight.
  • Bauder Continuous Rooflight.
  • Bauder Walk-on Rooflight.
  • Bauder Direct Glazing.
  • Bauder AOV.
  • Bauder Modular Link Glazing.
  • Bauder Structural Rooflight.
  • Bauder Fire Rated Rooflight.

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