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Vitaseal is a unique combination of resilient foam and a water resisting binder. The expanding foam tape produces a weather resistant seal for water / air tightness, thermal insulation and noise control in fenestration and construction applications. Vitaseal 600 should be installed at a temperature superior to 5°C and stored less than 2 years between 1°C and 25°C. In case of extreme temperatures, the expansion can be accelerated using a hot air blower or slowed down using in a cold storage.
With building regulation ever changing new plans aim for all new homes to have a zero carbon emission rate by 2016. Doors and windows are one of the main sources of energy loss in UK homes today. Vitaseal improves energy efficiency in buildings, meeting part L of the building regulations.
Benefits of Vitaseal
Easy to apply
Improves energy efficiency in buildings
Expands to find its own level
Seals against uneven surfaces
Clean product (in comparison to silicones and mastics)
Accommodates joint movement
Allows ventilation of joint
Easy to quantify usage
Can be pained after installation
Only need one product to make watertight
Vitaseal is supplied as a pre-compressed roll, with one side being self-adhesive to assist with initial positioning. Available in a number of different widths and thicknesses. Used in the correct way, Vitaseal is suitable for many different applications when used at the specific compression.
At 10% compression – soundproofing and anti-vibration At a minimum of 50% compression – Thermal insulation and dust particle insulation At 75% compression – Water resistance (after 75% compression the performance of the joint improves)