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RIW Protection Board

RIW Protection Board


A rot proof, non-compressive board, used to protect applied membranes from following works.

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RIW Protection Board is a flat sheet, made of organic fibres saturated with bitumen. RIW Protection Board is used for the protection of waterproof membranes against mechanical damage, pedestrian or vehicular traffic and abrasion caused by backfilling. The board is resistant to water, ground salts and most corrosive chemicals.

Fixing to vertical/ sloping surfaces:

RIW Adhesive Tape.


Taped butt joints are recommended.

General information
Uniclass 2015
Pr_25_71_97_07 Bitumen-impregnated softboardsPrimary

J30/330 Protection of external coatings

J30/80 Protection of coatings

J40/380 Protection boards for damp proofing/ tanking

J40/70 Protection boards for damp proofing/ tanking

Specification data - Bitumen-impregnated softboards
Product Reference

RIW Protection Board

Bonding tape

Not required

RIW Adhesive Tape

Jointing tape

Not required

RIW Sheetseal 226, width 150 mm

Standard product features




3 mm.

Product Options

Bonding tape:

RIW Adhesive Tape is a 150 mm double sided tape for adhering the RIW Protection Board to the primary membrane.

Jointing tape:

RIW Sheetseal 226 is a self-adhesive sheet membrane, available in 150 mm wide roll form, for sealing over laps and joints in the boards as required.