Novia® Methane Pro Barrier
Application

Suitable for use in BRE report BR 211-2015 radon applications. For use as a methane and CO2 gas barrier, compliant for BS 8485:2015 groundwork applications.

Description

A premium specification multi-layer laminate damp proof membrane (DPM) incorporating reinforcement and an aluminium foil core. The product be used in radon barrier and damp proof membrane applications and is CE marked.


All Novia® Methane Pro membrane joints must be professionally installed in conjunction with the two tape sealing system to ensure a fully compliant gastight seal. The membrane is not suitable for applications where hydrostatic pressure is present.


Features and Benefits:

  • BS 8485:2015 compatible methane and CO2 barrier. Also acts as a radon barrier and DPM.
  • Sheets and joints tested to ISO 15105-1.
  • Suitable for use in BRE report BR 211-2015 radon applications.
  • Complies with BS EN 13967, Type A DPM.
  • Tough, tear-resistant and reinforced material.
  • Multilayer virgin polythene laminate with an aluminium foil core.
  • Extremely low vapour and methane permeability.
  • Installed using the Novia® two tape sealing system.
  • Easy to install loose-laid membrane.
  • Installed with the blue side down and silver side up.
  • Easy visual check: Ensure no blue colour is showing.
  • Suitable for use in conjunction with NHBC standards.
  • CE marked and CPR compliant. Declaration of Performance available on request.

General information

Color

Blue

Material

Multilayer virgin polythene laminate with an aluminium foil core

Polythene

Size

1.6 x 50 m

Uniclass 2015

Pr_25_57_65_60 Plastics sheetsPrimary

CAWS

D21/350 Gas-retardant membrane

J40/140 Loose laid plastics or rubber sheet gas retardant damp proofing

J40/35 Loose laid plastics or rubber gas retardant damp proofing

Specification data - Plastics sheets Enhanced data

Purpose

BS 8485:2015 compatible methane and CO2 barrier. Also acts as a radon barrier and DPM; Complies with BS EN 13967, Type A DPM.

Standard

EN 13967.

Performance characteristics

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Tensile strength (minimum)

(MD/CD) 345/250 N/50mm.

Tear resistance

(MD/CD) 130/240 N.

Elongation to break

(MD/CD): 25/20%.

Physical properties

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Weight (minimum)

314 g/m²

Dimensions

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Width (minimum)

1.6 m.

Roll length (minimum)

50 m.

Product Reference

Novia® Methane Pro Barrier

Water vapour permeability in sd

4000 m.

System methane transmission rate

≤8 mL/day/m²/atm.

Alkali and age durability

Pass in accordance with EN 1847 and EN 1926.

Water tightness at 2 kPa

Pass in accordance with EN 1928.

Tape

Novia® metallized BOPP and Novia® double sided butyl tapes.

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