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External wall insulation system incorporating expanded polystyrene insulation. It is a high performance, fully acrylic or mineral based thin coat rendered façade system, ideal for the refurbishment of solid wall constructions, providing an easy to apply solution to effectively insulate the building.

Features/ Benefits:

  • Cost effective.
  • Weather resistant.
  • Excellent weathering and durability.
  • Excellent for detailing.
  • Wide range of textures, colours and finishes.

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Standard product features

Fire rating:

B-s1, d0 or B-s2, d0.

Options

Sub primer:

- Sub Primer HT:

  • Material: Acrylic-resin dispersion.
  • Colour: Opaque blue (transparent when dry).
  • Density: 1.0 g/cm³.
  • Drying time: 2–4 hours (approximate).

- Sub Primer P:

  • Material: Styrene acrylate dissolved in solvent.
  • Colour: Transparent.
  • Density: 0.82 g/cm³.

Insulation boards:

  • Material: Expanded polystyrene (EPS).
  • Size: Up to 1200 x 600 mm.
  • Tensile strength: ≥80 kPa.

Insulation adhesive:

- Armatop MP:

  • Material: Cement-based, comprising limestone sand and additives.
  • Colour: Grey.
  • Density: 1.4 g/cm³.
  • Adhesive pull strength: ≥0.08 N/mm² (on polystyrene).
  • Capillary water absorption: w = <0.2 kg/(m²h^½).
  • Diffusion-equivalent air-layer thickness: sd = <0.1 m (at 2 mm).
  • Drying time: 1–3 days (approximate).

- Thermastick FW:

  • Material: Acrylate copolymer dispersion.
  • Colour: White.
  • Density: 1.65 g/cm³.
  • Drying time: 72 hours (approximate).

Reinforcement:

- Mesh 32:

  • Material: Multi-stranded alkali-resistant glass-fibres with a polymer coating.
  • Size: 4 x 4 mm.
  • Width: 1100 mm.
  • Weight: 160 g/m².
  • Colour: White.
  • Tensile strength: Longitudinal: 2000 N/50mm; Transverse: 2000 N/50mm.

- Panzer Mesh:

  • Size: 6 x 6 mm.
  • Width: 1000 mm.
  • Weight: 330 g/m².
  • Colour: White.
  • Tensile strength: Longitudinal: 3200 N/50mm; Transverse: 3500 N/50mm.

Finish primer:

- Top Primer P:

  • Material: Synthetic-resin dispersion.
  • Colour: Natural white.
  • Drying time: 2–6 hours (approximate).

- Top Primer SC:

  • Material: Acrylic-resin dispersion.
  • Colour: Natural white.
  • Drying time: 2–6 hours (approximate).

- Top Primer SI:

  • Material: Silicate bonded primer for silicate based render finishes.
  • Colour: Natural white or pigmented.
  • Drying time: 2–6 hours (approximate).

NBS Specification

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This product is associated with the following NBS Create clause:
25-80-79/110 Adhesive/ mechanically fixed external wall insulation system

NBS Specification

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This product is associated with the following NBS clauses:

Product specification

An important note about specifying

Manufacturer

Name:

alsecco (UK) Ltd

Tel:

+44 (0)1785 818998

Product reference

Alsecco Basic 1

Sub primer

[Sub Primer HT]
-
Solvent-free synthetic-resin dispersion primer.
[Sub Primer P]
-
Synthetic-resin dispersion primer.

Insulation

 - Adhesive:
[Armatop MP]
-
Bonding and reinforcing compound.
[Thermastick FW]
-
Adhesive for bonding to most manufactured sheathing board substrates.
 
 - Type:

EPS 15 SE, EPS 70 - Polystyrene insulation boards with square edges for fixing by bonding and anchoring.

 
 - Thickness:
[ ______ ]
 
 - Colour:
[Graphite Enhanced EPS 030]
-
0.030 W/mK.
[Graphite Enhanced EPS 031]
-
0.031 W/mK.
[Graphite Enhanced EPS 032]
-
0.032 W/mK.
[White EPS 037]
-
0.037 W/mK.
[White EPS 038]
-
0.038 W/mK.
 
 - Mechanical fixings:
[ ______ ]
 

Reinforcement

 - Type:
[Mesh 32]
-
System mesh.
[Panzer Mesh]
-
To prepare highly impact-resistant reinforcing layers, for use with Mesh 32.
 
 - Basecoat:

Armatop MP - Bonding and reinforcing compound.

 

Finish

 - Primer:
[Top Primer P]
-
Pigmented synthetic-resin bonded primer.
[Top Primer SC]
-
Pigmented filled primer.
[Top Primer SI]
-
Pigmented silicate bonded primer.
 
 - Type:
[Alsilite F]
-
Silicate mineral plaster with a smooth finish.
[Alsilite R]
-
Silicate mineral plaster with a grooved finish.
[Alsilite T]
-
Silicate mineral plaster with a scraped finish..
[Alsitect R]
-
Decorative silicate plaster with a grooved finish.
[Alsitect T]
-
Decorative silicate plaster with a scraped finish.
[Duratop A]
-
Mineral-based plaster with a scraped finish.
[Miratect R]
-
Mineral-based decorative plaster with a grooved finish.
[Miratect S]
-
Mineral-based decorative plaster with a smooth finish.
[Miratect T]
-
Mineral-based decorative plaster with a scraped finish.
[Orgatect F]
-
Decorative synthetic-resin plaster with a smooth finish.
[Orgatect R]
-
Decorative synthetic-resin plaster with a grooved finish.
[Orgatect T]
-
Decorative synthetic-resin plaster with a scraped finish.
[Silitect R]
-
Decorative silicone-resin plaster with a grooved finish.
[Silitect T]
-
Decorative silicone-resin plaster with a scraped finish.
[Silitect T Ice]
-
Fast-setting silicone-resin decorative render with scraped finish.
 
 - Colour:
[ ______ ]
 

Protective coating

 - Paint:
[Not required]
[Alsicolor Carbon]
-
Carbon-fibre reinforced silicone resin paint.
[Alsicolor Finish]
-
Acrylic-resin paint.
[Alsicolor SC]
-
Silicone-resin paint.
 
 - Colour:
[ ______ ]
 

Accessories

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Manufacturer details

Whitebridge Way,
Stone,
Staffordshire, ST15 8JS
Tel +44 (0)1785 818998
Fax +44 (0)1785 818144
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