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Thermakraft Vapor-Shield 101

Vapor Shield 101 is a moisture control barrier consists of a woven polyethylene coated both sides with polyethylene film.

Vapor Shield is tear resistant and can withstand climate extremes. It is moisture proof and impervious to rot, mildew and most chemicals.

Key Features
  • Vapour control
  • Water proofing membrane
  • Tear resistant
  • Easy to handle, cut and staple
Scope of Use
  • Underlayment for roof construction, where condensation and moisture control is required
  • Acts to keep sarking dry until roof is fixed
  • Acts as vapour control layer during serviceable life of roof
Limitations on Use
  • Do not leave exposed for more than 7 days
  • Allow 150mm lap
  • All joints and penetrations must be sealed
  • Special caution — should have a minimum clearance of 200mm from the chimney flue
Statement of Building Code Compliance

Thermakraft Vapour Shield 101 Moisture Control Barrier, if correctly installed, will meet the performance requirements of NZBC:

  • Clause B2, Durability (B2.3.1[a] 50 years), and B2.3.1 (b) 15 years
  • E2 External Moisture
Data Sheet

June 2010

Quick Reference Guide

Issue 2, Nov 2019

Thermakraft Warranty Statement

Issue 2, Nov 2019

Thermakraft Ltd are a leading New Zealand manufacturer of Synthetic and Bituminous underlays for the roof and wall with over 30 years experience

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