Visqueen TreadGUARD1500 is a tough heavy duty 100% recycled board designed to have high compressive strength to protect the membrane from following trades, positioning of reinforcement, etc.
- Ensures compliance with Building Regulations Document C
- Prevents damage to DPMs and Gas Membranes
- Allows following trades and Rebars to be safely used
- Ensures compliance to BS8102, BS8485 and C748 gas & tanking membrane protection criteria
- Prevents wind uplift and joint pressure
- Board size - 1m x 2m
TreadGUARD has been independently tested against market alternatives including 3mm bituminous board for puncture resistance using test method BS EN 12691: 2001 - 'Impact Resistance'. An impactor head of 10 mm diameter and 1 kg was used, and at various drop heights to determine the puncture level. The results show that TreadGUARD1500 has a greater impact resistance.
Visqueen TreadGUARD1500 complies with the recommendations BS 8102:2009 "Code of practice for protection of below ground structures against water from the ground" and BBA Certificates (94/3009, 10/4780, 01/3820, 10/4754) for the protection of membranes from puncture.
We have Visqueen TreadGUARD1500 in stock for immediate despatch.
TreadGUARD1500 protects loose laid membranes against damage from following trades or the process of positioning spacers and reinforcement prior to laying a reinforced concrete slab.
In general we recommend the use of Visqueen ProtectandDrain in external vertical applications. However, TreadGUARD1500 can be used where there are changes from vertical to horizontal.
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About the manufacturer - Visqueen Building Products
Visqueen is the market leader in the manufacture and supply of structural waterproofing and gas protection systems.
They offer complete support at every stage in the specification and supply chain process. Working to only the highest standards and through innovation and excellence as key values,
Visqueen remains the industry leader and is trusted as the technical authority for product standards.
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