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Appraisal number: 631 (2017)

Date issued: 5 Dec 2017

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.

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.
  • With a risk score of 0-20 calculated in accordance with NZBC Acceptable Solution E2/AS1 Table 2.
  • With wall cladding systems complying with NZBC Acceptable Solution E2/AS1 or a valid BRANZ Appraisal that specifies a flexible flashing system.
  • With wall underlays compatible with the flashing tape.
  • 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.
  • Constructed with steel framing complying with the NZBC.
  • With a risk score of 0-20 calculated in accordance with NZBC Acceptable Solution E2/AS1 Table 2.
  • With wall cladding systems covered by a valid BRANZ Appraisal that specifies a flexible flashing system.
  • With wall underlays compatible with the flexible flashing tape and steel frame.
  • Situated in NZS 3604 wind zones up to and including extra high. 

Technical literature

  • FlameFlash™ Premium Flexible Flashing Tape
  • Watertight® Premium Flexible Flashing Tape

Consenting instructions

Always refer to the Appraisal in full and the technical literature.

Appraisal holder

Techno Wrapping Systems Ltd
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Phone: 09 426 4748

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