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BGC Durabarrier™ Rigid Sheathing/Air Barrier

Abbreviation
Appraisal number 721
Valid from
09/08/2019

Information provider
BRANZ Limited
Information type
BRANZ Appraisal
Format
PDF

Description

BGC Durabarrier™ Rigid Sheathing/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 framed buildings.

Scope

BGC Durabarrier™ Rigid Sheathing/Air Barrier has been 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 non-absorbent wall claddings directly fixed to framing with a flexible wall underlay over the Durabarrier™ Rigid Sheathing/Air Barrier and,
  • with absorbent and non-absorbent wall claddings installed over an 18 mm minimum 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.

BGC Durabarrier™ Rigid Sheathing/Air Barrier has also been appraised for use as a rigid wall underlay and temporary weather-protecting sheathing for buildings within the following scope:

  • the scope limitations of NZBC Acceptable Solution E2/AS1, Paragraph 1.1; and,
  • constructed with timber framing complying with the NZBC; and,
  • situated in specific design wind pressures up to a maximum design differential ultimate limit state (ULS) of 2.5 kPa.

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

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Notes/comments

This Appraisal replaces BRANZ Appraisal No.721 (2011).

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This Appraisal replaces BRANZ Appraisal No.721 (2011).

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BGC Durabarrier™ Rigid Sheathing/Air Barrier

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BGC Durabarrier™ Rigid Sheathing/Air Barrier

Description

BGC Durabarrier™ Rigid Sheathing/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 framed buildings.

View on Information Provider website Download this resource (PDF, 435KB)
BGC Durabarrier™ Rigid Sheathing/Air Barrier
Description

BGC Durabarrier™ Rigid Sheathing/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 framed buildings.

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BGC Durabarrier™ Rigid Sheathing/Air Barrier

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