ARDEX WPM 3000X (Shelterseal 3000X) is a 'peel and stick' bituminous / asphalt damp proof membrane protected by a cross laminated high-density polyethylene film. ARDEX WPM 3000X (Shelterseal 3000X) is made from two structural components — bitumen/asphalt compound modified with SBS and high tack resins and protective film.
Protective polymer film is highly resistant to acids, alkalis and other pollutants
Adapts easily to irregularly shaped surfaces, stretches up to 9 per cent without breaking or cracking
Shelterseal Membranes have been appraised as damp-proof membranes for use under floor slabs complying with NZS 3604 and as a damp-proof membrane behind concrete masonry basement walls and under floor slabs complying with NZS 4229.
Shelterseal Membranes have also been appraised for use as a damp-proof membrane on buildings subject to specific design within the following scope:
where the design of the building will be the responsibility of the building designer; and,
with clean, sound, continuous substrates of insitu or precast concrete complying with NZS 3101 and AS/NZS 1170 or concrete masonry complying with NZS 4230 and 4210; and,
where the membrane is adequately protected against damage during backfilling and in service; and,
where subsoil drainage and free draining granular backfill has been placed behind basement walls.
Statement of Building Code Compliance
In the opinion of BRANZ, ARDEX WPM 3000X and ARDEX WPM 5000HD, if designed, and used, installed and maintained in accordance with with the statements and conditions of Appraisal No.462 (2010), will meet the following provisions of the NZBC:
Clause B2 Durability: Performance B2.3.1 (a) not less than 50 years. Shelterseal 3000X and Shelterseal HD meet this requirement.
Clause E2 External Moisture: Performance E2.3.2 Shelterseal 3000X and Shelterseal HD meet this requirement.
Clause F2 Hazardous Building Materials: Performance F2.3.1. Shelterseal 3000X and Shelterseal HD meet this requirement and will not present a hazard to people.
Shelterseal 3000X and Shelterseal HD have been appraised as an Alternative Solution in terms of New Zealand Building Code compliance.