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External wall rail fixed 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.
  • Wide range of textures, colours and finishes.

Standard product features

Fire rating:

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

Thermal conductivity:

0.032–0.038 W/mK.

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: 500 x 500 mm.
  • Tensile strength: ≥150 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).

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
25-80-79/120 Rail 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 Rail

Sub primer

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

Insulation

 - Type:
[Alsitherm Carbon 032 M]
-
With grooves for fixing using the rail system and maximum thermal insulation.
[EPS 15 SE-M]
-
With grooves for fixing using the rail system.
[Quattro M]
-
With grooves for fixing using the rail system and increased thermal insulation.
 
 - Thickness:
[ ______ ]
 
 - Colour:
[Grey]
[White]
 
 - Adhesive:

Armatop MP - Bonding and reinforcing compound.

 
 - Mechanical fixings:
[PVC Profile H]
-
For horizontal fixing.
[PVC Profile V]
-
For vertical fixing.
 

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-based lightweight mineral plaster with a smooth finish.
[Alsilite R]
-
Silicate-based lightweight mineral plaster with a grooved finish.
[Alsilite T]
-
Silicate-based lightweight mineral plaster with a scraped finish.
[Alsiplan]
-
Synthetic-resin architrave plaster with a fine finish.
[Alsitect R]
-
Decorative silicate plaster with a grooved finish.
[Alsitect T]
-
Decorative silicate plaster with a scraped finish.
[Alsitop]
-
Lightweight external wall render with a grooved finish.
[Alsitop F]
-
Lightweight external wall render with a smooth finish.
[Alsitop T]
-
Lightweight external wall render with a scraped finish.
[Duratop A]
-
Mineral-based plaster with a scraped finish.
[Intect R]
-
Decorative synthetic-resin based plaster with a grooved finish.
[Intect S]
-
Thin-layer gypsum plaster.
[Intect T]
-
Decorative synthetic-resin 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.
[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

[None]
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[Alsecco sealing tape]
[Alsecco stainless steel profiles]

Manufacturer details

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