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Appraisal number: 855 (2019)

Date issued: 9 Dec 2019

SOLITEX MENTO® 3000 Roof Underlay


SOLITEX MENTO® 3000 is a synthetic building underlay for use under roof claddings.  The product consists of a water-resistant film laminated to two layers of polypropylene microfibre cover fleece.  


SOLITEX MENTO® 3000 has been appraised for use as a self-supporting roof underlay on buildings within the following scope:

  • The scope limitations of NZBC Acceptable Solution E2/AS1 paragraph 1.1 for timber-framed buildings.
  • The scope limitations of NASH Building Envelope Solutions paragraph 1.1 for steel-framed buildings.
  • With masonry tile roof cladding.
  • With metal tile and profiled metal roof cladding
  • Situated in NZS 3604 wind zones up to and including extra high.

SOLITEX MENTO® 3000 has also been appraised for use in gable ends where an air barrier is required.

Technical literature

SOLITEX MENTO Roof Underlays, ID DIG-260, dated 2020.03.18

Consenting instructions

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

Appraisal holder

Pro Clima (NZ) Ltd
Phone: 0800 776 254

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