Redland

New Redland dry verges meeting and beating standards

  • 4 Apr 2018

  • Share

Redland has released a pair of new dry verge products to coincide with the publication of the new British standard, BS 8612.

The standard: dry-fixed ridge, hip and verge systems for slating and tiling – sets out to ensure that dry fixed products are properly designed and installed to be fit to function.

BS 8612 comes after an increasing number of, particularly, dry verge failures; mainly due to installation errors, but also contributed to by product design.

Redland

The new standard details tests for dry-fixed products to examine how effectively they resist vertical and horizontal wind uplift loads; ensuring they won’t be blown off in a gale and that their materials have quality in terms of durability and dimensioning.

For dry verges, the standard also introduces a new test to see that water is shed away from walls efficiently and so minimising the risk of wetting of gable ends.

Redland’s new dry verges, the DryVerge and Rapid DryVerge, are designed to not only meet BS 8612, but also to be best in class.

As well as this, the dry verges have been designed to be even quicker and speedier to fix than their predecessors.

The verges feature an effective stop-ended starter unit to make it much harder to get fitting wrong, lowering the risk of corrections and call-backs.

For designers, contractors and merchants seeking to gain understand the requirements of BS 8612 and compliant dry-fixed systems; Redland, inventor of the dry-fix roofing system, has produced a useful guide to the new standard:  download it from – www.redland.co.uk/dryverge

 

Leave a Reply

More articles

Screen Shot 2018-07-18 at 15.37.55

EGGER stars at award-winning observatory

EGGER Protect has been used to complete an award-winning new observatory inside Northumberland International Dark Sky Park.

Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Floors

  • Share
Fibo

Broxtowe Borough Council installs Fibo wall panels to support dementia care

Broxtowe Borough Council recently fitted Fibo wall panels in a retirement living scheme to make a bathroom more suitable for individuals with dementia.

Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Posts, Walls

  • Share
Screen Shot 2018-07-18 at 10.59.03

Bull Products secures major contract at European university

Bull Products has recently secured a major European contract to supply its Cygnus alarm systems for Leiden University in Holland.

Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Health & Safety, Posts, Retrofit & Renovation, Security and Fire Protection

  • Share
Ahmarra

Ahmarra launches the Hotel & Hospitality Door Collection

Specialist door manufacturer, Ahmarra, has released a new collection of doors designed specifically for the luxury hotel sector.

Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Doors, Innovations & New Products, Posts

  • Share