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Visqueen Vapour Check

Application

  • To be used in low condensation risk buildings to omit the risk of interstitial condensation within the structure as well as improving the airtightness of the building.
  • Designed for use in roofs, walls and floors subjected to humidity levels less than 50% at 15°C (BS 5250:2002 class 1 condition), e.g. warehouses, industrial units and storage areas.

Description

A green tinted, semi-transparent polyethylene vapour control layer used to remove the risk of interstitial condensation within a structure as well as improving airtightness by restricting the passage of warm, moist air from within the building from permeating into the structure or the roof.


Features and benefits:

  • The membrane is supplied in multi folded rolls, 2.45 m x 50 m and 4 m x 50 m.
  • Versatile application - used within floor, wall and roof constructions.
  • Suitable for BS 5250:2011 class 1 conditions - prevents damage to structure and insulation.
  • Large format rolls mean rapid installation.
  • Semi-transparent - stud locations visible through membrane.
  • Manufactured under a Quality Management System approved to ISO 9001: 2008; Environmental System 14001:2004 and BS OHSAS 18001:2007.

General information

Finish

Smooth

Color

Green

Material

Polyethylene

Shape

Rectangular

Size

2450 x 50 000 mm

4000 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

H30/261 Air and vapour control membrane

H30/30 Air and vapour control membrane

H31/261 Air and vapour control membrane

H31/45 Air and vapour control membrane

H92/780 Air and vapour control layer

J21/10 Warm deck roof coating

J21/395 Air and vapour control layer

J31/30 Laying vapour control layer

J31/330 Vapour control layer

J41/10 Built-up reinforced bitumen membrane warm deck roof covering

J41/395 Air and vapour control layer

J42/10 Warm deck roof covering

J42/395 Air and vapour control layer

K11/115 Battened plywood floating floor

K11/125 Battened particleboard floating floor

K11/135 Battened oriented strand board floating floor

K11/145 Battened cement-bonded particleboard floating floor

K11/20 Battened particleboard floating floor

K11/215 Plywood floating floor

K11/225 Particleboard floating floor

K11/235 Oriented strand board floating floor

K11/245 Cement bonded particleboard floating floor

K11/25 Particleboard floating floor

K11/795 Wall lining on metal framing

K21/10 Wood laminate flooring

K21/110 Wood flooring

K21/111 Wood floating floor

K21/115 Wood laminate flooring

K21/120 Battened wood flooring

K21/130 Battened wood floating floor

K21/140 Battened wood laminate flooring

K21/145 Composite laminate flooring

K21/146 Laminate flooring

K21/20 Composite laminated flooring

P10/310 Air and vapour control layer

P10/60 Air and vapour control layer

Specification data - Plastics sheets Enhanced data

Material

Polyethylene.

Purpose

Vapour control layer.

Standard

CE Mark EN 13984:2013.

Performance characteristics

-

Tensile strength (minimum)

13 N/mm².

Tear resistance

70 N.

Elongation to break

400%.

Water vapour resistance (minimum)

266 MN·s/g.

Physical properties

-

Colour

Green.

Dimensions

-

Thickness (minimum)

0.125 mm.

Width (minimum)

2.45 m.

4 m.

Roll length (minimum)

50 m.

Recycled content

50%.

Product Reference

Visqueen Vapour Check

Accessories

Double-sided bonding tape.

Vapour edge tape.

Vapour tape.

Joint strength

80 N.

Application temperature

Recommended should not be used below 0°C.

Environmental information

Country of material origin

United Kingdom

Country of product manufacture

United Kingdom

Recycled content

50%

Digital objects

Platform Compatible Version Certified to
Revit

Revit 2015

5

1.3
IFC

IFC2X3

4

1.3
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