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HYDRODUCT® Root Barrier

Application

Suitable for horizontal green roofs.

Description

Heavy duty polyethylene root barrier suitable for protecting waterproofing membranes from damage due to plant root penetration.


Features and benefits:

  • Polystyrene has minimal creep under long term loading.
  • Fully compatible with GCP waterproof membranes.
  • Provides additional factors of safety against water penetration through roof decks.
  • Range of filter fabrics to cover hard and soft landscaped finishes.
  • Range of compressive strength cores to suit different loading and trafficking conditions.
  • Provides an efficient, low cost drainage plane to horizontal roof decks.
  • Geotextile filter fabrics prevent soil particles entering drainage core.
  • Rot proof.
  • Easy installation.
  • Provides both water discharge and retention functions for low and regular maintenance green roofs.

General information

Shape

Roll

Material

Polyethylene

Polypropylene

Size

6 x 25 m

Uniclass

Pr_25_57_65_60 Plastics sheetsPrimary

CAWS

Q37/320 Root barrier

Specification data - Plastics sheets

Material

Polypropylene and polyethylene laminate.

Purpose

Water resistance.

Standard

To EN 13252:2000 + A1:2005.

Performance characteristics

-

Tensile strength (minimum)

>7 kN/m.

Physical properties

-

Weight (minimum)

71 kg.

Dimensions

-

Thickness (minimum)

0.8 mm.

Width (minimum)

6 m.

Roll length (minimum)

25 m.

Product Reference

Hydroduct® root barrier

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