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Cemintel Rigid Air Barrier™ System

Abbreviation
Appraisal number 1055
Valid from
28/02/2020

Information provider
BRANZ Limited
Information type
BRANZ Appraisal
Format
PDF

Description

Cemintel Rigid Air Barrier™ is a sealed fibre cement sheet designed for use as a rigid wall underlay behind wall cladding systems and as a bracing system to resist wind and earthquake loads on timber and steel framed buildings.

Scope

Timber Framing

Cemintel Rigid Air Barrier™ is appraised for use as a rigid wall underlay and temporary weather-protecting sheathing on timber framed buildings within the following scope:

  • the scope limitations of NZBC Acceptable Solution E2/AS1, Paragraph 1.1; and,
  • with absorbent wall claddings directly fixed to framing; and,
  • with absorbent and non-absorbent wall claddings installed over a drained cavity; and,
  • with masonry veneer in accordance with NZBC Acceptable Solution E2/AS1; and,
  • situated in NZS 3604 Wind Zones up to, and including Extra High

Cemintel Rigid Air Barrier™ has also been appraised for use as wall bracing systems for timber framed buildings within the scope of NZS 3604.

Steel Framing

Cemintel Rigid Air Barrier™ is appraised for use as a rigid wall underlay and temporary weather-protecting sheathing on steel framed buildings within the following scope:

  • the scope limitations of NASH Building Envelope Solutions, Paragraph 1.1 for steel framed buildings; and,
  • with absorbent wall claddings directly fixed to framing; and,
  • with absorbent and non-absorbent wall claddings installed over a drained cavity; and,
  • with masonry veneer in accordance with NASH Building Envelope Solutions; and,
  • situated in NASH Standard Part Two, Wind Zones up to, and including Extra High

Specific Design

Cemintel Rigid Air Barrier™ is also appraised for use as a rigid wall underlay and temporary weather-protecting sheathing for  buildings within the following scope:

  • constructed with timber or steel framing subject to specific engineering design; and,
  • situated in specific design wind pressures up to a maximum design differential limit state (ULS) of 2.5 kPa.
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Description

Cemintel Rigid Air Barrier™ is a sealed fibre cement sheet designed for use as a rigid wall underlay behind wall cladding systems and as a bracing system to resist wind and earthquake loads on timber and steel framed buildings.

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Cemintel Rigid Air Barrier™ System
Description

Cemintel Rigid Air Barrier™ is a sealed fibre cement sheet designed for use as a rigid wall underlay behind wall cladding systems and as a bracing system to resist wind and earthquake loads on timber and steel framed buildings.

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