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Features:

  • Totally seamless, single pack liquid applied membrane.
  • Cold applied – eliminating the risk of fire during installation.
  • High solids, VOC compliant to 2004/42/CE.
  • BBA certified system.
  • Highest fire ratings once installed (BROOF (t4)).
  • Fast curing, develops early rain resistance.
  • Excellent adhesion to most conventional substrates.
  • Easy and quick application – Deco Applicator available.
  • Minimal disruption and low maintenance.
  • Elastic properties – tolerant of thermal movement.
  • Independently tested and certified resistant to root penetration.
  • Flexible, impact resistant membrane.
  • Can be applied all year round above 2°C.
  • Approved to ETAg 005 (Part 6).
  • Single point guarantee available if installed by a Liquid Plastics Quality Assured Contractor.

Areas of use:

  • Embedment coat for Liquid Plastics Inverted Roof System.
  • For insulated and non-insulated roof designs.
  • For new construction and refurbishment projects.

Standard product features

Colour:

Red.

Drying time:

4–6 hours (20°C), 6–8 hours (10°C), 12–16 hours (2°C).

Fire Resistance:

External Fire Performance: External Fire Performance: When covered with inorganic ballast, the kit is considered to satisfy the external fire performance requirements without needing to be tested. [See Commission Decision 2000/553/EC].

Reaction to Fire:

Euroclass F.

Options

Primer:

Consult Liquid Plastics for use of primer appropriate to substrate.

NBS Specification

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This product is associated with the following NBS Create clause:
45-35-50/340 Polyurethane waterproof coatings

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Product specification

An important note about specifying

Manufacturer

Name:

Sika Liquid Plastics

Tel:

+44 (0)1772 259781

Product reference

Decothane Root Resistant Base Coat

Primer

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Preparatory Layer – for Inverted Roofs

Liquid Plastics Carrier Membrane fully bonded with Liquid Plastics Decostik® @ minimum 1litre/ m2

Coating application

 - 1st coat to all surfaces:

Decothane Root Resistant Base Coat: Minimum 1.5 litre/m² - Roller applied on flat surfaces – brush applied for detail work.

 
 - Top coat to covered surfaces:

Decothane Root Resistant Top Coat: 1 litre/m² - Roller applied on flat surfaces – brush applied for detail work.

 
 - Top coat to exposed surfaces:

Decothane Root Resistant Detail Coat: 0.75 litre/m² - Roller applied on flat surfaces – brush applied for detail work.

 

Reinforcement

Reemat Premium GFM embedded in base coat

Minimum dry film thickness – full system

2100 micrometres

Manufacturer details

Sika House,
Miller Street,
Preston,
Lancashire, PR1 1EA
Tel +44 (0)1772 259781
Fax +44 (0)1772 255670
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