A new tongue and groove, structural OSB/3 panel with improved slip resistance and durability has been added to the Medite Smartply portfolio. Smartply Sure Step is lightweight panel for flooring and roof decking. Its UV cured specialist coating is designed to sustain the effects of the weather and construction foot traffic.
EXTERNAL AIRTIGHTNESS MEMBRANE
The Wraptite external airtightness membrane range from A. Proctor Group is to be extended with Wraptite UV. This Class B fire rated membrane is designed for use behind open jointed cladding, has what is described as exceptional water and UV resistance, and combines the properties of vapour permeability and airtightness into one self-adhering product.
A high technical specification, advanced levels of tensile strength, tear resistance and ductility, is what Onduline is promising for its the ONDUTISS AIR breathable vapour-permeable membrane. The BBA accredited product features a microporous functional film protected on both sides by a layer of polypropylene and are available in four different grades, 100gsm, 120gsm, 140gsm and 160gsm.
Tata Steel has introduced a ‘solar ready’ enhancement to the Confidex Home Guarantee, helping developers and self-builders deliver homes built for the future. The guarantee is valid on standing seam residential roof and wall systems manufactured from Tata Steel’s Colorcoat Prisma and Colorcoat HPS200 Ultra and available via its four UK supply chain partners: Tata Steel (Colorcoat Urban), Catnic (SSR2), Euroclad (Vieo) and EQC (Seamlap/Seamlock).
LUXURY VINYL TILE (LVT)
There’s 90 products – 46 Woods and 48 Stones – in the Amtico Spacia Luxury Vinyl Tile (LVT) collection. Woods have been arranged into six versatile and usable palettes – including Cool, Warm and the new Golden tones – to provide a variety of texture and colour. Heritage Oaks offer a reclaimed timber aesthetic with softly worn grains and sawn mark detailing.
Toupret’s Problem Surfaces has a new addition in the shape of Fill-Flex. A highly flexible filler for gaps and cracks, it is suitable for filling the gaps around skirting, architraves and on staircases where movement is possible – its flexible formula moves with the substrate and won’t crack. The filler is suitable for new and renovated surfaces, and it adheres to paintwork with no need to spot prime.
LOW PROFILE UNDERFLOOR HEATING
Designed to keep the overall floor height to an absolute minimum without compromising heat output, RWC has launched a new underfloor heating (UFH) solution to complement its existing JG Underfloor heating range – JG LowFit. The low-profile panelling options range from 16mm-20mm in thickness and the product can be used in new build or retrofit.