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A thin coat external wall insulation system, incorporating expanded polystyrene and is faced with acrylic brick slips, clay bricks or ceramic tiles, offering a greater degree of impact resistance.

Features/ Benefits:

  • High impact resistance.
  • Excellent weathering and durability.
  • Consistent of finish.

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Standard product features

Armatop A:

  • Material: Portland cement with redispersible synthetic-resin powder.
  • Colour: Grey.
  • Density: 1.4 g/cm³.
  • Adhesive pull strength: ≥0.08 N/mm² (on polystyrene).
  • Capillary water absorption: w = <0.15 kg/(m²h^½).
  • Diffusion-equivalent air-layer thickness: sd = <0.1 m (at 4 mm).
  • Drying time: 3–5 days (approximate).

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.

- 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 or Alsitex Carbon Mesh:

  • 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.

- Mesh K:

  • Size: 3.5 x 3.5 mm.
  • Width: 1100 mm.
  • Weight: 160 g/m².
  • Colour: White.
  • Elongation: 3.5%.
  • 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.

Brick Slip Flex:

  • Material: Acrylic.
  • Colour: consult manufacturer for details.
  • Size: consult manufacturer for details.

Clay Brick:

  • Material: Clay.
  • Colour: consult manufacturer for details.
  • Size: consult manufacturer for details.

Ceramic Tile:

  • Material: Clay/ ceramic.
  • Colour: consult manufacturer for details.
  • Size: consult manufacturer for details.

Bedding/ bonding mortar:

- Bedding Mortar A:

  • Material: Portland cement with redispersible synthetic-resin powder.
  • Colour: Grey.
  • Density: 1.55 g/cm³.
  • Adhesive pull strength: ≤1.0 N/mm² (on concrete).
  • Drying time: 2–3 days (approximate).

- Bonding Mortar AF:

  • Material: Acrylate copolymer.
  • Colour: Dark grey, Light grey or Natural white.
  • Density: 1.7 g/cm³.
  • Drying time: 1–3 days (approximate).

- Joint Mortar A:

  • Material: Portland cement with special additives.
  • Colour: Black, Charcoal - dark, Charcoal - light, Light grey, Pebble pink or Sand beige.
  • Density: 2.0 g/cm³.

- Joint Mortar AS:

  • Material: Portland cement with special additives.
  • Colour: consult manufacturer for details.
  • Density: 2.0 g/cm³.

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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Product specification

An important note about specifying

Manufacturer

Name:

alsecco (UK) Ltd

Tel:

+44 (0)1785 818998

Product reference

Alsecco Basic 4 Brick Slips

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.
[Mesh Carbon]
-
System mesh.
[Mesh K]
-
For use with clay brick slips and ceramic tiles only.
[Panzer Mesh]
-
For preparing highly impact-resistant reinforcing layers, for use with Mesh 32 or Mesh Carbon.
 
 - Basecoat:
[Armatop A]
-
Reinforcing compound for clay brick slips and ceramic tiles.
[Armatop AKS]
-
Reinforcing compound for acrylic brick slips.
[Armatop Carbon]
-
Reinforcing compound for acrylic brick slips.
[Armatop MP]
-
Reinforcing compound for acrylic brick slips.
[Armatop Quattro]
-
Reinforcing compound for acrylic brick slips.
 

Finish

 - Type:
[Brick Slip Flex]
-
Acrylic brick-slips.
[Ceramic tiles]
[Clay brick-slips]
 
 - Colour:
[ ______ ]
 
 - Size:
[ ______ ]
 
 - Bedding/ bonding mortar:
[Bedding Mortar A]
-
Cement based adhesive for clay brick slips and ceramic tiles.
[Bonding Mortar AF]
-
Bonding and joint mortar for Brick Slip Flex insert colour requirement.
 
 - Jointing mortar:
[Not applicable]
-
For Brick Slip Flex.
[Grout Joint Mortar A]
-
Mineral-based joint mortar, insert colour requirement.
[Grout Joint Mortar AS]
-
Mineral-based joint mortar for ceramic tiles, insert colour requirement.
 

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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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