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YBS Airtec - Bubble-Foil Insulation - BBA Certified

Single Bubble or Double Bubble / Single Foil, or Double Foil - BBA Certificate 08/4565

YBS Airtec Single Bubble, Double Bubble, Single Foil, or Double Foil

Product Functions - Walls & Suspended Floors

Airtec is a high performance insulation material that acts by trapping air within its structure creating low emissivity air spaces which enhance its total thermal capabilities.

YBS Airtec polythene coated aluminium offers durability, moisture, corrosion resistance, and is BBA Certified to ensure confidence in the quality of these products.

Airtec can be used to enhance ‘U’ values in traditional cavity wall construction to meet and exceed current Building Regulations.

Product Properties

Airtec is a multi-layer air bubble film thermo-foil insulation with aluminium bonded to either one face (Airtec-Single) or both faces (Airtec-Double). The aluminium is coated with polythene to give durability and corrosion resistance, which creates a fully waterproof eco foil insulation system.

Thermal Resistance

Airtec Single

Airtec Double

Airtec Double Bubble

Bubble

0.124m2K/W

0.124m2K/W

0.70m2K/W

Cavity

0.665m2K/W

0.665m2K/W

0.665m2K/W

Total

0.789m2K/W

1.454m2K/W

1.500m2K/W

Environmental

CFC & HCFC Free

CFC & HCFC Free

CFC & HCFC Free

Dimensions

 

 

 

Thickness

4mm

4mm

7mm

Width

1050mm/1200mm/1500mm

1050mm/1200mm/1500mm

1050mm/1200mm/1500mm

Length

25m roll

25m roll

25m roll

Airtec Foil Tape

75mm

50 linear metres

50 linear metres


Product Price List and / or Add to Cart

Availability: Popular product readily available throughout the country.

Buying YBS Airtec Products:

YBS Airtec products are ‘non-stock items’ - delivered directly from the manufacturer or their distributor. While this does not necessarily add to delivery lead times, it does impact minimum order levels and related delivery costs.”

In the case of a combined order to include 'non-stock' items such as YBS Airtec, we require a minimum order of £250.00, in addition to a ‘stock items’ order to a value of £500.00 or more, this equates to a total minimum order size of £750.00. (Prices exclude VAT)

Price List: YBS AirTec Bubble Foil - Thickness's = 4mm & 8mm - Widths 1.05m, 1.2m & 1.5m

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Less popular product commonly available at selected depots. YBS Airtec Single 4mm, 1.05x25m = 26.25m² - start at £37.00
Less popular product commonly available at selected depots. YBS Airtec Single 4mm, 1.2x25m = 30m² - start at £42.06
Less popular product commonly available at selected depots. YBS Airtec Single 4mm, 1.5x25m = 37.5m² - start at £52.19

Less popular product commonly available at selected depots. YBS Airtec Double 4mm, 1.05x25m = 26.25m² - start at £46.92
Less popular product commonly available at selected depots. YBS Airtec Double 4mm, 1.2x25m = 30m² - start at £53.40
Less popular product commonly available at selected depots. YBS Airtec Double 4mm, 1.5x25m = 37.5m² - start at £66.36

Less popular product commonly available at selected depots. YBS Airtec Double Bubble 8mm, 1.05x25m = 26.25m² - start at £57.41
Less popular product commonly available at selected depots. YBS Airtec Double Bubble 8mm, 1.2x25m = 30m² - start at £65.39
Less popular product commonly available at selected depots. YBS Airtec Double Bubble 8mm, 1.5x25m = 37.5m² - start at £81.35

Less popular product commonly available at selected depots. YBS Aluminised Tape, 75mm x 50m = 50lm - start at £5.91
Less popular product commonly available at selected depots. YBS BreatherQuilt double-sided tape, 50mm x 50m = 50lm - start at £8.64
Less popular product commonly available at selected depots. YBS BreatherQuilt jointing tape, 70mm x 50m = 50lm - start at £8.64

YBS Airtec Price and Availability Advisory

Presently there are no availability restrictions. Always observe the 'Star Rating' indicators to assess availability.

Buying YBS Airtec Products:

YBS Airtec products are ‘non-stock items’ - delivered directly from the manufacturer or their distributor. While this does not necessarily add to delivery lead times, it does impact minimum order levels and related delivery costs.”

In the case of a combined order to include 'non-stock' items such as YBS Airtec, we require a minimum order of £250.00, in addition to a ‘stock items’ order to a value of £500.00 or more, this equates to a total minimum order size of £750.00. (Prices exclude VAT)

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Product Benefits

Airtec Bubble Foil Product Functions

Airtec can be used in various ways ...

Airtec-Single is to be used in conjunction with thermal blocks. Airtec-Single is fixed to the inner leaf using special wall ties and YBS retaining Clips

Airtec-Single

  • Airtec-Single is to be used in conjunction with thermal blocks.
  • Airtec-Single is rolled to 25mm x 38mm vertical counter battens, thus creating the required air gap.
  • Once Airtec-Single is in place and joints sealed using Airtec YBS 75mm tape, then plasterboard (internal finish) is applied directly onto the Airtec and fixed directly through to the battens.

Airtec-Double

  • Airtec-Double is to be used in conjunction with medium dense blocks.
  • Airtec-Double is fixed to the blockwork-mounted horizontal counter battens thus creating the required air gap.
  • Once Airtec-Double is in place and joints sealed with Airtec YBS 75mm tape, then the vertical counter battens are fixed at the required centres, ready for direct application of the plasterboard (internal surface).

Airtec used in Cavity with Thermal Blocks.

  • Airtec-Single is to be used in conjunction with thermal blocks.
  • Airtec-Single is fixed to the inner leaf using special wall ties and YBS retaining Clips.

Airtec used in Cavity with all Medium / Dense Blocks

  • Airtec-Double is to be used in conjunction with medium /dense blocks.
  • Airtec-Double and Airtec Double Bubble should be used in conjunction with medium /dense blocks in the centre of the cavity using special wall ties and YBS retaining clips.

Airtec used in Dry Lining Systems with Thermal Blocks.

  • Airtec-Single is to be used in conjunction with thermal blocks.
  • Airtec-Single is rolled to 25mm x 38mm vertical counter battens,thus creating the required air gap.
  • Once Airtec-Single is in place and joints sealed using Airtec YBS75mm tape, then plasterboard (internal finish) is applied directly onto the Airtec and fixed directly through to the battens.

Airtec used in Dry Lining Systems with all Medium / Dense Blocks

  • Airtec-Double is to be used in conjunction with medium / dense blocks.
  • Airtec-Double is fixed to the blockwork - mounted horizontal counter battens thus creating the required air gap.
  • Once Airtec-Double is in place and joints sealed with Airtec YBS75mm tape, then the vertical counter battens are fixed at the required centres, ready for direct application of the plasterboard(internal surface).
  • Airtec Double Bubble should be used in conjunction with medium /dense blocks. It is fixed to the blockwork-mounted
    horizontal counter battens thus creating the required air gap of 25mm. Once the Double Bubble is in place and joints sealed
    with Airtec YBS 75mm tape, then the vertical counter battens are fixed at the required centres, ready for direct application of the
    plasterboard on the internal surface.

Suspended Timber Floor Applications

  • Airtec-Double is a multi-layer foil bubble laminate, coated with polyethylene to provide a corrosion resistant insulation system.
  • Airtec-Double is a high-performance material which acts creating a low emissivity air space below the floor, thus reflecting the heat back.
  • Airtec-Double is a high-performance material which acts creating a low emissivity air space below the floor, thus reflecting the heat back.Airtec-Double can be applied to enhance ‘U’ values in new build or refurbished building projects to meet and exceed current Building Regulations.
  • Airtec-Double is rolled out over the joists Airtec-Double is then nailed in place through the Airtec Saddle Clips to maintain required air gap - 4 per m2
  • The horizontal joints are overlapped by 100mm and are left open to allow any moisture accumulation to dissipate Airtec-Double must be brought up (behind the skirting board) to 75mm The decking is then fixed with screws (at 200mm centres) 37mm into the joist.

Joist End Fitting Recommendations

  • Make 2 x 75-100mm cuts in Airtec, same width as joists.
  • Then make one further cut, same width again, on each side.
  • Fold up flap (A), fold back Flaps (B) and pull Airtec (C) up to meet wall.
  • Fix to wall and fit skirting board over, concealing Airtec.
  • The heat loss in a floor is greater at the exposed perimeter edge of the floor.
  • To calculate the U Value, the exposed perimeter edge to area ratio needs to be worked out e.g.
  • A semi-detached house of 100m2 area, with 3 external walls of 10m each has a perimeter edge to area ratio of 0.3 (i.e. 30m -: 100m2=0.3).
  • The overall thermal transmittance (U Value) of suspended floors should be calculated using BS EN ISO 13370.

YBS Airtec Sample U-Value Calculations



Product Information and Certification

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YBS Airtec Datasheet | YBS Airtec BBA Certificate

Product Certification

Product Certification

  • British Board of Agrément - Certificate No. 08/4565
  • Building Regulations 2000 (2006 edition) Approved Documents L1A,L1B & L2A, L2B.
  • Building Standards Part J Sept. 2001
  • BRE publication ‘Thermal Insulation: Avoiding the risk.
  • BS EN ISO 6946 : 1997 Building components and building elements -Thermal resistance and thermal transmittance - Calculation method.
  • British Standard References: BS 5250Control of Condensation in Buildings.
  • Emissivity measured by National Physical Laboratory.
  • Thermal resistance measured by Independent Test Laboratories.
  • Tested to BS EN 12153:2000 for water tightness and air permeability.
  • Manufactured in the UK and meeting the requirements of BS EN ISO 9002.

Priced on Application:

Generally, Products are readily available

Estimates for large quantity orders can be priced on application. Please contact us to discuss such matters.

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