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Glidevale Protect Barriair AVCL
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Application

Suitable for timber frame, pre-cast concrete and traditional brick and block construction. Can be used on walls and ceilings to significantly reduce air leakage in any construction.

Suitable for Passivhaus projects.

Description

Protect BarriAir with integrated lap and sealing tapes is a high performance and multi-purpose coated non-woven membrane which forms a highly effective air leakage barrier with vapour control qualities.


Features and benefits:

  • Suitable for timber frame, pre-cast concrete and traditional brick and block construction.
  • Provides an airtight system when installed with sealed laps.
  • Dramatically reduces heat loss through the building fabric.
  • Improves the thermal performance of all insulants by reducing convection flows.
  • Tough, durable with high tear resistance.
  • Provides support to mineral wool and rock fibre when fixed to timber frame studs or rafters.
  • Helps to avoid interstitial condensation risk within insulation in accordance with BS 5250.
  • Separate Protect sealing tapes also available.
  • Suitable for Passivhaus projects.
  • Easy to cut and lightweight to handle in 1.5 x 50 m rolls.
  • 3 m wide option, without integrated tape, suitable for factory fitting.

General information

Color

Yellow

Yellow with printed black grid and black branding

Finish

Smooth

Material

Polypropylene

Coated non-woven membrane twin ply construction.

Shape

Rectangle

Supplied in roll form.

Length

50000 mm

Width

1500 mm

3000 mm

Uniclass

Pr_25_57_51_66 Polymeric membranesPrimary

CAWS

K10/155 Wall lining system (metal studs)

P10/60 Air and vapour control layer

H11/785 Air and vapour control layer

P10/310 Air and vapour control layer

Product range

Vapour control layers

Specification data - Polymeric membranes

Material

Non-woven polypropylene.

Of twin ply construction.

Standard

To BS 5250, BS EN 1931, BS EN 13984; BS 9250.

Performance characteristics

Manufacturer's standard.

See individual properties below; consult manufacturer for further details.

Width (minimum)

50 m long as standard.

1500 mm.

75 m² per roll.

Thickness (minimum)

0.5 mm.

Colour

Yellow.

Accessories

None.

Protect Reinforced Universal Tape.

Integral accessories

Integrated tape.

Tear strength

MD: 197 N; CD: 208 N.

To EN 12310-1 with mods.

TensileStrength

MD: 193 N/50mm; CD: 184 N/50mm.

To EN 12311 with mods.

Air permeability

0.0 L/m²/s.

At 200 Pa.

Water vapour resistance

95 MNs/g / 19 Sd(m).

To EN 1931.

Weight

100 gsm.

8.5 kg per roll.

Environmental information

Contains Red List materials

No

Country of product manufacture

United Kingdom

Digital objects

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Literature

Glidevale Protect BarriAir

Glidevale Protect BarriAir

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