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Watergate Plus Housewrap

Fire Retardant Absorbant Breathable Housewrap.  Is a white composite Non-Woven polypropylene, specifically designed as a Housewrap behind exterior wall claddings.Watergate Plus offers a high degree of water resistance, with a high level of water vapour permeability

Key Features

  • Highly water vapour breathable
  • Water resistant
  • Fire Retardant
  • Absorbent

Advantages

Can be used as a Housewrap on timber and steel framed buildings with absorbant and non-absorbant wall claddings direct fixed to framing.Can be used a Housewrap in a drained cavity.Can be used as an air barrier where walls are not lined (attic spaces, gable ends). Unaffected by LOSP treated timber.

PropertiesUnit
Construction:
Breathable Film / Non-Woven Polyolefin
Basis Weight (g/m²):
112
Roll Sizes (m²):
2740mm x 82
Roll Weight (kg):
9.2
Flamability (Fl):
< 5
Water resistance (mm):
Requirement: 20(Wall Underlay)
Pass: Yes
Vapour Permeability (µg/N.s):
> 2.5
Vapour Resistance (MN.s/g):
< 0.5
Requirement: ≤7.0
pH Extract (pH):
Requirement: 5.5-8.0
Pass: Yes
Shrinkage (%):
Requirement: ≤ 2%
Pass: Yes
Air Barrier:
air_barrier
Durability (Years):
50
Max UV Exposure (days):
42
Duty Classification:
Unclassified
Requirement: W1/W2/R1/R2
Absorbency (g/m²):
≥ 100
Cavity:
is_cavity
Breathable:
is_breathable
Vapour Control Layer:
--
Fire Retardant:
fire_retardant
Air Barrier (MN s/m³):
Requirement: ≥0.1
Pass: Yes