FrameFlash™ / Watertight® Flashing Tape

Abbreviation
Appraisal number 631
Valid from
5/12/2017

Information provider
BRANZ Limited
Information type
BRANZ Appraisal
Format
PDF

Description

FrameFlash™/ Watertight® is a flexible flashing tape for use around framed joinery openings as a secondary weather resistant barrier.

FrameFlash™/ Watertight® is installed into and around the framed joinery opening over the wall underlay and exposed frame to cover both the face and edge of the opening framing. FrameFlash™/ Watertight® is also used at joinery heads to seal flashing upstands to the wall underlay.

Scope

FrameFlash™/ Watertight® has been appraised as a flexible flashing tape for use around window and door joinery openings for buildings within the following scope:

  • the scope limitations of NZBC Acceptable Solution E2/AS1, Paragraph 1.1; and,
  • with a risk score of 0-20, calculated in accordance with NZBC Acceptable Solution E2/AS1, Table 2; and,
  • with wall cladding systems complying with NZBC Acceptable Solution E2/AS1 or a valid BRANZ Appraisal that specifies a flexible flashing system; and,
  • with wall underlays compatible with the flashing tape; and,
  • situated in NZS 3604 Wind Zones up to, and including, Extra High.

FrameFlash™/ Watertight® has also been appraised as a flexible flashing tape for use around window and door joinery openings for steel framed buildings within the following scope:

  • the scope limitations of NZBC Acceptable Solution E2/AS1, with regards to building height and floor plan area; and,
  • constructed with steel framing complying with the NZBC; and,
  • with a risk score of 0-20, calculated in accordance with NZBC Acceptable Solution E2/AS1, Table 2; and,
  • with wall cladding systems covered by a valid BRANZ Appraisal that specifies a flexible flashing system; and,
  • with wall underlays compatible with the flexible flashing tape and steel frame; and,
  • situated in NZS 3604 Wind Zones up to, and including, Extra High. 
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Notes/comments

This Appraisal replaces BRANZ Appraisal No. 631 (2008) and Appraisal No. 820 (2013).

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This Appraisal replaces BRANZ Appraisal No. 631 (2008) and Appraisal No. 820 (2013).

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FrameFlash™ / Watertight® Flashing Tape

Description

FrameFlash™/ Watertight® is a flexible flashing tape for use around framed joinery openings as a secondary weather resistant barrier.

FrameFlash™/ Watertight® is installed into and around the framed joinery opening over the wall underlay and exposed frame to cover both the face and edge of the opening framing. FrameFlash™/ Watertight® is also used at joinery heads to seal flashing upstands to the wall underlay.

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FrameFlash™ / Watertight® Flashing Tape
Description

FrameFlash™/ Watertight® is a flexible flashing tape for use around framed joinery openings as a secondary weather resistant barrier.

FrameFlash™/ Watertight® is installed into and around the framed joinery opening over the wall underlay and exposed frame to cover both the face and edge of the opening framing. FrameFlash™/ Watertight® is also used at joinery heads to seal flashing upstands to the wall underlay.

View on Information Provider website Download this resource (PDF, 195KB)
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FrameFlash™ / Watertight® Flashing Tape

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