Durability + Design
Follow us on Twitter Follow us on LinkedIn Like us on Facebook Follow us on Instagram Visit the TPC Store
Search the site

 

D+D News

Main News Page


PROSOCO Bows New Flashing Material

Friday, February 12, 2016

More items for Building Envelope

Comment | More

A Kansas-based manufacturer of concrete maintenance and building envelope products has released a new product in its line of flashing materials for residential and commercial applications.

PROSOCO’s R-Guard SS ThruWall is described as “a full, single sheet of 304 stainless steel bonded on one side to a layer of polymeric reinforcing fabric.”

Designed for use with cavity wall and masonry veneer construction, the material can be used to complement conventional waterproofing and air barrier components, or as part of a building-wide R-Guard air barrier system, according to PROSOCO.

Prosoco product
PROSOCO

The stainless steel fabric is compatible with other R-Guard building envelope products, according to the manufacturer.

The thin-mil stainless steel flashing is made of 60 percent recycled material and is even recyclable itself, the company adds.

The product doesn’t stain, making it appropriate for use with limestone, and it offers superior puncture resistance and tensile strength, PROSOCO says.

Available in rolls of 12-inch, 18-inch, 24-inch and 36-inch widths by 60 lineal feet, the product is flexible and easy to cut and form by hand. Fire- and mold-resistant, SS ThruWall does not degrade in high-heat applications, the company says.

For customers in coastal climates, the company offers a version of SS ThruWall with better chemical resistance to salt air in order to resist corrosion and other weather-related staining.

More information: www.prosoco.com.

   

Tagged categories: Air barriers; Building envelope; Prosoco Inc.; Waterproofing

Comment from Charles Brown, (2/12/2016, 11:10 AM)

Interesting idea. Picture doesn't show it actually coming 'thru' the wall, but stopping just shy of the face brick edge. What's to keep water from siphoning back on the underside of the flashing? If it was to be actually brought through the brick joint, how will it be neatly trimmed/ cut off?


Comment from Tom Schwerdt, (2/16/2016, 9:11 AM)

Charles - if you look closely it appears there has been a liberal application of caulk or other sealant along the top edge, along the fold, next to the exterior corner on both sides, two squares of caulk on the flat, etc.


Comment Join the Conversation:

Sign in to our community to add your comments.

Advertisements
 
Atlas Material Testing Technology
 
Helping You Put Your Products To The Test
 
  • Outdoor Accelerated Weathering
  • Laboratory Testing Services
  • Accelerated Weathering Instruments

  • www.atlas-mts.com
    atlas.info@ametek.com
 

 
Keim Mineral Coatings
 
Mineral Silicate Paints + Stains Fuse to Concrete
 
• Forms permanent chemical bonds
• Becomes part of the concrete
• Will never peel
• Looks completely natural
 

 
Shield Industries, Inc
 
FireGuard® E-84 Intumescent Coating - Shield Industries, Inc
 
Trust the certified protection of the industry’s most innovative intumescent coating FireGuard® E-84 to provide you with the 1 and 2 hour fire ratings you need.
 

 
Garland Company
 
Architectural Wall Coating Damproofs and Beautifies
 
Tuff-Coat™ multi-functional coating bridges hairline cracks, hides stains and discoloration, and reduces wall temperature, increasing the wall's life cycle.
 

 
Novatek Corporation
 
Novatek Portable Air Filtration Systems
 
Air Scrubbers/Negative Air machines for restoration, abatement, dust & odor control, hazardous contaminant removal from job sites to clean rooms and hospitals. Portable, affordable!
 

 
EMME Controls
 
EMME (Energy Management Made Easy)
 
• Achieve a zone in every room for 1/2 the cost
• Save up to 40% in energy consumption
• Works in any size building
• Can be installed in as little as a few days without remodeling
• Comfort results guaranteed in writing
 

 
 
 

Technology Publishing Co., 1501 Reedsdale Street, Suite 2008, Pittsburgh, PA 15233

TEL 1-412-431-8300  • FAX  1-412-431-5428  •  EMAIL webmaster@durabilityanddesign.com


The Technology Publishing Network

Durability + Design PaintSquare the Journal of Protective Coatings & Linings Paint BidTracker

 

© Copyright 2012-2018, Technology Publishing Co., All rights reserved