Jul 19, 2023
VaproShield Introduces BlockShield SA Plus
VaproShield, a manufacturer of breathable membrane systems for roofs and walls, has unveiled BlockShield SA Plus for roofs, a self-adhered air, water and vapor barrier underlayment. According to
VaproShield, a manufacturer of breathable membrane systems for roofs and walls, has unveiled BlockShield SA Plus for roofs, a self-adhered air, water and vapor barrier underlayment.
According to VaproShield, BlockShield SA Plus is made from "proprietary high strength polypropylene sheet with a very aggressive adhesive layer" that bonds to virtually all deck types. For use on both commercial and residential construction, BlockShield SA Plus creates a barrier against vapor and air infiltration.
BlockShield SA Plus features no red list chemicals, is zero VOCs, and contains 18 to 20% post-industrial recycled content. It is compatible with OSB, plywood, gypsum and concrete.* BlockShield SA Plus does not require a primer for installation. It has a six-month UV and weather exposure and can be applied at temperatures as low as 20 degrees Fahrenheit (-6 degrees Celsius).
With a Class A UL Fire Rating, UL790 and CAN/ULC-S107 using a quarter-inch thermal board and a 20-year material warranty, BlockShield SA Plus is sure to provide optimal walkability, traction, and sealability.
Visit vaproshield.com for more information.
*See installation instructions for concrete substrates.
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