FSPG Open State Cavity Barrier Ventilated

FSPG Ventilated Rainscreen Cavity Barrier is developed to protect the voids between the outer rainscreen cladding / facade and the inner construction element of the building. FSPG Ventilated Rainscreen Cavity Barrier allows for a 25mm to 50mm gap to ensure movement of air and moisture within the building. The aluminium foil facing provides class ‘O’ rating and excellent resistance to smoke.

FSPG Open State Cavity Barrier

Key Product Points

  • Ideal for Historical Building Upgrades.

  • Voids up to 300mm wide.

  • Air and Water Permeability Tested.

  • Moisture resistant.

  • Up to 120 minutes Fire Resistance.

  • Suitable to close up to 25mm ventilation gap (50mm gap is available).

  • Voids up to 450mm wide.

  • Dynamic movement testing 500 cycles per 30 minutes (non ventilated).

  • Free of halogens, asbestos, fibres and silica and is non toxic.

  • Life expectancy of over 25 years.

  • Contributes to Green Building.

  • High speed installation, no VOC, no Curing time required.

  • Single component.

  • Easy low maintenance system.

  • Suitable for use in irregular applications.

  • Long life and ease of installation for minimum waste.

  • Softer feel, odourless and easy to cut, superior level of sustainability.

Certifications and Approvals

  • BS 476 20 & 22

Key Installation Points

  • For good adhesion the surfaces of the building elements shall be free of any dust or grease and may need to be primed. On good, clean virgin concrete & masonry, no priming required.

  • Ensure that the aperture and services in question are tested with FSPG Ventilated Rainscreen and the site conditions are within the application specification.

  • FSPG Ventilated Rainscreen must be installed with un-faced stone wool in contact with sides of the rigid structural element.

  • Insert seal in cavity to form a snug fit into the external edge of the cavity allowing room for the flexible seal to work.

  • Fixing strips are located with dedicated ‘split’ fixing brackets (supplied by FSPG) which are impaled into FSPG Ventilated Rainscreen material at mid-thickness.

  • Brackets should be positioned at 200mm, 500mm and 800mm.

  • Brackets must be fixed to structure using non-combustible fixings.

  • 3 brackets per length of 1200mm minimum.

  • Ensure all joints of FSPG Ventilated Rainscreen are tightly abutted and taped using required provided tape for the product.

Tools Used for Installation

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