Hiandri Bottom Plate Packers
- Appraisal number 1095
- Valid from
- Information provider
- BRANZ Limited
- Information type
- BRANZ Appraisal
Hiandri Bottom Plate Packers provide a 12 mm gap under the bottom plate of light weight timber framing to allow for unimpeded drainage of water from floors during construction. The packers are manufactured from polypropylene plastic with a plan dimension of 84 mm x 60 mm.
- Hiandri packers are used for separating bottom plates of the internal and external walls from concrete slab floors or from timber flooring in timber framed buildings to allow for unimpeded drainage of water from floors during construction.
- This Appraisal covers the use of Hiandri Bottom Plate Packers in buildings otherwise designed and constructed in accordance with NZS 3604.
The use of Hiandri Bottom Plate Packers with steel framed buildings or under fire or acoustically rated walls is outside the scope of this Appraisal.