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Adshead Ratcliffe is a major UK sealant manufacturer. Its ARBO brand is recognised world-wide for both quality and performance. ARBO brand sealants are respected throughout the building, glazing and construction industries by architects and contractors. Adshead Ratcliffe is a long-standing member of the British Adhesives and Sealants Association (BASA), and a member of the British Standards Institute and prides itself on our ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001:2004 accreditation.

The extensive range of products from polysulphides, acrylic and silicone sealants to putties and specialised glazing compounds is complimented by the modified polymer range of products which includes the ARBO EPDM Systems which complies with Document L.

'Product and Application Toolbox' talks are available to contractors and applicators and enables the company to work closely with customer and sites to ensure quality materials and applications in the correct way.

Together with the free of charge technical service and in-house testing, the company can guide specifiers to the correct solutions.

Overseas companies can contact the export department for any enquiries or sales with via the website at www.arbo.co.uk or via the company e-mail address.
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Two part (or three with addition of colour sachet) epoxy sealant for floor joints, fast curing, flexible.
- E40 Designed joints in in situ concrete, M10 Cement based levelling/ wearing screeds
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Arbo AR240
One part fire rated foam.
- P12 Fire stopping systems
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Arbo EPDM System
Façade sealing and weatherproofing system to prevent water and air leakage from buildings under Document L.
- J40 Flexible sheet waterproofing/ damp proofing

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Quality Assurance

Adshead Ratcliffe & Co Ltd is certified to the following Quality Assurance schemes/standards:
BS EN ISO 14001: 2004 – BSI

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Contact details

Derby Road,
Derbyshire, DE56 1WJ
Tel +44 (0)1773 826661
Fax +44 (0)1773 821215

Alternative contacts

Essex Depot
Unit P1 Pegasus Works,
Hainault Business Park,
Roebuck Road,
Essex, IG6 3UF
Tel +44 (0)20 8501 5005
Fax +44 (0)20 8500 9830
Export Department
Derby Road,
Derbyshire, DE56 1WJ
Tel +44 (0) 1773 596347
Fax +44 (0) 1773 821215
London Depot
Unit 22,
Old Jamaica Business Estate,
24 Old Jamaica Road,
London, SE16 4AW
Tel +44 (0)20 7394 5065
Fax +44 (0)20 7394 5067
Manchester Depot
Unit 54 Oakhill Trading Estate,
Worsley Road North,
Manchester, M28 3PT
Tel +44 (0)1204 795335
Fax +44 (0)1204 862795
Sales Department
Derby Road,
Derbyshire, DE56 1WJ
Tel +44 (0) 1773 821666
Fax +44 (0) 1773 821215
Technical Advice
Fax +44 (0)1773 821867

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