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Visqueen Gas Barrier

Visqueen Gas Barrier

Visqueen Third party certifications:
  • BBA Agrément Certificate

    BBA Agrément Certificate

    Certificate type

Gas barrier and damp-proof membrane.

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Application

  • The barrier can be positioned above or below a solid concrete ground floor slab or above a precast suspended segmental ground floor system (e.g. beam and block floor).
  • Suitable for use in all types of buildings to prevent the ingress of harmful levels of ground gases e.g. methane, carbon dioxide and radon.
  • The barrier can also be used as a high performance radon membrane and/or damp proof membrane.
  • The product is not intended for use where there is a risk of hydrostatic pressure. 

Description

A multi-layer reinforced polyethylene membrane with an integral aluminium foil. For ease of identification on site Visqueen Gas Barrier is coloured blue on one side and silver on the reverse. The barrier combines strength and performance with flexibility and easy installation.


Features and benefits:

  • BBA approved and fully complies with BS 8485:2015.
  • Low permeability to methane, radon and carbon dioxide.
  • Approved for use in NHBC Amber 2 applications.
  • Multi-layer reinforced LDPE membrane with aluminium core.
  • High puncture and tear resistance.

General information

Finish

Top surface: Ribbed, Bottom surface: Smooth

Ribbed

Smooth

Color

Blue on upper side and silver on reverse.

Blue

Silver

Material

Reinforced polyethylene gas barrier with 20 micron aluminium foil.

Polyethylene

Aluminium

Shape

Rectangular

Roll.

Size

2000 x 50 000 mm

WarrantyDescription

See manufacturer's insurance document for warranty details. Consult manufacturer for further information.

Uniclass 2015

Pr_25_57_65_60 Plastics sheetsPrimary

CAWS

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

Material

Low-density polyethylene (PE-LD) / Aluminium foil.

Purpose

Gas retardance.

Standard

CE Mark EN 13967:2017

Performance characteristics

-

Tensile strength (minimum)

350 N.

Tear resistance

358 N.

Elongation to break

20%.

Resistant to underground gases

Carbon dioxide.

Methane.

Radon.

Water vapour resistance (minimum)

700 MN·s/g.

Fire performance

F class.

Third-party certification

British Board of Agrément (BBA) Certificate, 13/5069.

Form

Loose laid sheet.

Physical properties

-

Colour

Blue topside with silver underside.

Weight (minimum)

400 g/m².

Dimensions

-

Thickness (minimum)

0.66 mm.

0.4mm between scrim mesh.

Width (minimum)

2000 mm.

Roll length (minimum)

50 000 mm.

Product Reference

Visqueen Gas Barrier

Accessories

Double Sided Jointing Tape.

Foil Backed Lap Tape.

Gas Resistant Detailing Strip.

GR High Performance DPC.

TreadGUARD 1500.

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Resistance to static loading - 20kg load

20 kg.

Application temperature

Recommended should not be installed below 5°C

Environmental information

Country of material origin

United Kingdom

Digital objects

Platform Compatible Version Certified to
IFC

IFC2X3

2

1.3
Revit

Revit 2015

4

1.3
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Third party certifications

  • 13/5069 : Product page 1

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