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Glidevale Protect Barriair AVCL - Vapour Control Layer

Verified by manufacturer 5 months ago

1500 mm wide

BPD Building Product Design Ltd Variant:

Air barrier and vapour control layer, with integrated lap and sealing tape.

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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

Guidance for specification option:

Yellow with printed black grid and black branding

Finish

Smooth

Material

Polypropylene

Guidance for specification option:

Coated non-woven membrane twin ply construction.

Shape

Rectangle

Guidance for specification option:

Supplied in roll form.

Length

50000 mm

Width

1500 mm

3000 mm

Uniclass

Pr_25_57_65_60 Plastics sheetsPrimary

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 - Plastics sheets

Material

Non-woven polypropylene.

Guidance for specification option:

Of twin ply construction.

Purpose

Vapour control layer.

Standard

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

Performance characteristics

-

Tensile strength (minimum)

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

Guidance for specification option:

To EN 12311 with mods.

Tear resistance

MD: 197 N; CD: 208 N.

Guidance for specification option:

To EN 12310-1 with mods.

Water vapour resistance (minimum)

≥40 MNs/g / ≥8 Sd(m).

Guidance for specification option:

To EN 1931.

Physical properties

-

Colour

Yellow.

Weight (minimum)

100 gsm.

Guidance for specification option:

8.5 kg per roll.

Dimensions

-

Thickness (minimum)

0.5 mm.

Width (minimum)

1500 mm.

Guidance for specification option:

75 m² per roll.

Manufacturer guidance

50 m long as standard.

Roll length (minimum)

50 m.

Integral accessories

Integrated tape.

Air permeability

0.0 L/m²/s.

Guidance for specification option:

At 200 Pa.

Accessories

None.

Protect Reinforced Universal Tape.

Sustainability data

Contains Red List materials

No

Country of product manufacture

United Kingdom

BIM objects

Platform Compatible Version
Revit
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1

Literature

Glidevale Protect BarriAir

Glidevale Protect BarriAir

Case studies

Mast Architects, Glasgow - Airtightness Project

Mast Architects, Glasgow - Airtightness Project

Bespoke Development - Royston, Hertfordshire

Bespoke Development - Royston, Hertfordshire

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The Wing, Battle of Britain Memorial - Capel-Le-Ferne, Kent

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