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External wall insulation system incorporating mineral wool. It is a rendered façade system offering a high level of reinforcement, together with a greater degree impact resistance.

Features/ Benefits:

  • Increased fire resistance.
  • High impact resistance.
  • Weather resistant.
  • Excellent weathering and durability.
  • Consistent finish.
  • Wide range of textures, colours and finishes.

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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:

A2-s1, d0.

Thermal conductivity:

0.036–0.042 W/mK.

Options

Sub primer:

- Sub Primer HT:

  • Material: Acrylic-resin dispersion.
  • Colour: Opaque blue (transparent when dry).
  • Density: 1.00 g/cm³.
  • Drying time: 2–4 hours.

- Sub Primer P:

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

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

- Mesh Universal:

  • Size: 6 x 6 mm.
  • Width: 1100 mm.
  • Weight: 160 g/m².
  • Colour: White.
  • Tensile strength: Longitudinal: 2000 N/50mm; Transverse: 2000 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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Product specification

An important note about specifying

Manufacturer

Name:

alsecco (UK) Ltd

Tel:

+44 (0)1785 818998

Product reference

Alsecco Ecomin 300

Sub primer

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

Insulation

 - Type:
[Mineral Wool Dual Density]
[Mineral Wool High Density]
[Mineral Wool Lamella]
[Mineral Wool Slab]
[Mineral Wool Slab Plus]
 
 - Thickness:
[ ______ ]
 
 - Adhesive:
[Armatop MP]
-
Bonding and reinforcing compound.
[Thermastick FW]
-
Adhesive for attaching external wall insulation boards to slab materials.
 
 - Mechanical fixings:
[ ______ ]
 

Reinforcement

 - Type:
[Mesh 32]
[Mesh Universal]
 
 - Basecoat:
[Armatop A]
-
Reinforcing compound.
[Armatop MP]
-
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.
[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.
[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:
[ ______ ]
 

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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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