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DPM to PIFA Standard
Gas Barrier
Visqueen PIFA Damp Proof Membranes are a high quality range of polyethylene damp proof membranes, available in blue or black and produced to PIFA Standard 6/83A:1995. Manufactured from high quality reprocessed low density polyethylene (LDPE), Visqueen Damp Proof Membranes have successfully prevented moisture penetration from floors for many years. A strict selective raw material policy ensures a consistently high quality DPM.
• Conforms to PIFA standard 6/83A:1995
• Proven performance over many years
• Manufactured from high quality reprocessed materials
• Complies with the requirements and clauses of EN 13967
Visqueen Gas Barrier offers a safe solution for the protection of buildings against methane, radon and carbon dioxide, when installed in accordance with the relevant codes of practice. Visqueen Gas Barrier is a multi-layer reinforced polyethylene membrane with an integral aluminium foil that is approved for use in NHBC Amber 2 applications.
• BBA approved, complies with BS8485:2015
• Low permeability to methane, radon and carbon dioxide
• Approved for use in NHBC Amber 2 applications
• Multi-layer reinforced LDPE membrane with aluminium core • High puncture and tear resistance
Radon Membrane
Visqueen Radon Membrane is manufactured from an enhanced blend of polymer films that is suitable for use in the protection of buildings from the ingress of radon gas. Visqueen Radon Membrane also acts as a damp proof membrane, but is not intended for use where there is the risk of hydrostatic pressure. It is approved for use in Ireland. Visqueen Radon Membrane can be used in most common floor constructions. It is installed in a similar way to a damp proof membrane, but with much greater attention paid to workmanship and detailing in order to achieve effective sealing at all locations.
• Independently tested for radon resistance • BBA Certified
• High resistance to puncture
• Also acts as a Damp Proof Membrane
• Complies with BR 211: 2007

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