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U-PVC beads that are suitable for rendering and plastering to BS EN 13914 and additionally comply with BS 476-4. The profiles are extruded to BS EN 12608.

Features and benefits:

  • Extensive through-coloured standard and custom range.
  • Lightweight for ease of handling.
  • Easy to cut, compared with traditional metal beads.
  • Keying reduces render or plaster wastage.
  • Non-corrosive – no staining on the walls due to rust.
  • Non-flammable.
  • Frost- and UV-resistant.
  • REACH-registered raw material used.
  • 25-year guarantee against failure.
  • Standard colours: 100% reground U-PVC used.
  • Can be applied to all building substrates.

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Standard product features

Length:

3000 mm (certain products, as indicated are 2500 mm).

Fixing:

Fix ProBead to the substrate using a continuous bed of mortar or adhesive, with optional mechanical fixings.

Technical characteristics:

  • Tensile impact strength: 600 KJ/m².
  • Tensile yield stress: 39 MPa.
  • Modulus of elasticity: 2250 MPa.
  • Charpy impact: 12 KJ/m².
  • Softening point: 75°C.
  • Linear thermal expansion coefficient: 0.06 mm/m/°C.
  • Heat stability: 85 minutes at 200°C.
  • Colour fastness: Delta E = 7.0 (maximum).
  • Thermal conductivity λ: 0.16 W/m²K.
  • Application temperature: 5–30°C.
  • Curing/ drying time: 24 hours.

Options

Type:

- Angle/ corner bead (40 mm wing):

  • SAB4 (Not covered by BBA). White or Ivory only. 4 mm render depth. 2500 mm long.
  • SAB6. 6 mm render depth.
  • SAB10. 10 mm render depth.
  • SAB15. 15 mm render depth.

- Wide angle/ corner bead (57 mm wing):

  • WAB10. 10 mm render depth.
  • WAB15. 15 mm render depth.
  • WAB20. 20 mm render depth.

- Bellcast/ drip bead (40 mm wing):

  • 3BC10. 10 mm render depth.
  • 3BC15. 15 mm render depth.
  • 3BC20. 20 mm render depth.

- Wide bellcast bead (55 mm wing):

  • W3BC15. 15 mm render depth.
  • W3BC20. 20 mm render depth.

- Stop bead (40 mm wing):

  • 3SB4. White only. 4 mm render depth.
  • 3SB6. 6 mm render depth.
  • 3SB10. 10 mm render depth.
  • 3SB15. 15 mm render depth.
  • 3SB20. 20 mm render depth.

- Wide stop bead (55 mm wing):

  • W3SB10. 10 mm render depth.
  • W3SB15. 15 mm render depth.
  • W3SB20. 20 mm render depth.

- Expansion/ movement bead:

  • 3EX6. 6 mm render depth.
  • 3EX10. 10 mm render depth.
  • 3EX15. 15 mm render depth.

- Ashlar detail:

  • The Ashlar detail/ rustification bead creates a 25 mm-wide detail which can be mechanically fixed or bedded on.
  • 3AD25. 10 mm render depth.
  • Not covered by BBA.

- ProBead Plus meshed wing bead (white only):

  • NMAB. 5–6 mm render depth. The Noseless Meshed Angle Bead with 100 and 150 mm asymmetric mesh returns is ideal for use in thin-coat render systems over external wall insulation or rain-screen cladding systems such as ProRend EIFS and ProWall. 2500 mm long.
  • PWWBP. 5–6 mm render depth. The Window Protection Bead with 150 mm mesh return is ideal for use in thin-coat render systems over external wall insulation or rain-screen cladding systems such as ProRend EIFS and ProWall. 2400 mm long.
  • Not covered by BBA.

- Drywall bead (2 mm plaster depth, white only):

  • 3AB2. Drylining bead providing impact corners.
  • 3AB2A. Arch angle bead for forming curves with a minimum radius of 250 mm.
  • 3PE12. 12 mm clip-on plasterboard or render carrier board edge bead providing reinforcement.
  • 3PE15. 15 mm clip-on plasterboard or render carrier board edge bead providing reinforcement.
  • 3PEO. 2500 mm long. Plasterboard edge bead.
  • Not covered by BBA.

Colour:

Custom colours are also available, particularly suitable for thin coat synthetic renders such as ProRend Colourtex or equivalent, consult manufacturer for details, e.g. Ebony and Royal Blue.

NBS Specification

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This product is associated with the following NBS Create clause:
45-75-05/340 Plaster beads
45-75-05/360 Thin coat plaster beads
45-75-05/350 Render beads

NBS Specification

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This product is associated with the following NBS clauses:

Product specification

An important note about specifying

Manufacturer

Name:

SAS Europe Ltd

Tel:

+44 (0)1647 24620

Product reference

ProBead

Type

[ ______ ]

Colour

[African Grey]
[Bamboo]
[Brick]
[Candy]
[Cottage]
[Dove]
[Fawn]
[Ivory]
[Mr Whippy]
[Ocean]
[Peach]
[Primrose]
[Sage]
[Sunbeam]
[Wheat]
[White]
[Willow]

Manufacturer details

Cheriton Bishop,
Exeter,
Devon, EX6 6JE
Tel +44 (0)1647 24620
Fax +44 (0)1647 24020
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