BlockShield SA

PHYSICAL PROPERTIES

PROPERTY

RESULT

Color

White

Thickness

10.2 mil (0.26 mm)

Membrane Weight
(without release film)

0.95 oz/yd² (289 g/m²)

59" Roll Weight
(with release film)

47 lbs (21 kg)

29.6" Roll Weight
(with release film)

24 lbs (11 kg)

Roll Dimensions

59" x 100' (1.5 m x 30.5 m)
29.5" x 100' (.75 m x 30.5 m)

Roll Coverage

59" 492 ft² (45.7 m²) gross
29.5" 246 ft² (22.8 m²) gross

Primer

No Primer Required

VOCs

None

Field Exposure Before Permanent Cladding

12 months

Minimum Application Temperature

10°F (-12°C)

Service Temperature

minus 40°F (-40°C) - 200°F (93.3°C)

AAMA 711-13

Compliant

Warranty

20 years

 

TESTING DATA

PROPERTY

STANDARD

RESULT

Strength

Elongation

ASTM D412 Standard Test Methods for Vulcanized Rubber and Thermoplastic Elastomers—Tension

MD - 409%
XMD - 276%

Tensile Strength

ASTM D412 Standard Test Methods for Vulcanized Rubber and Thermoplastic Elastomers—Tension

MD - 16.96 MPa (2460 psi) XMD - 11.87 MPa (1721 psi)

Dry Tensile Strength

ASTM D882 Standard Test Method for Tensile Properties of Thin Plastic Sheeting

MD - 3.85 N/mm (22 lbf/in)
XMD - 3.85 N/mm (22 lbf/in)

Elongation at Break

ASTM D882 Standard Test Method for Tensile Properties of Thin Plastic Sheeting

MD - 541%
XMD - 617%

Dry Breaking Force (Grab method) MD ≥40 XMD ≥35

ASTM D5034 Standard Test Method for Breaking Strength and Elongation of Textile Fabrics (Grab Test)

MD – 338 N (76 lbsf)
CD – 356 N (80 lbsf)

Elongation at Break

ASTM D5034 Standard Test Method for Breaking Strength and Elongation of Textile Fabrics (Grab Test)

MD - 120%
XMD - 157%

Minimum Puncture Resistance

ASTM E154 Standard Test Methods for Water Vapor Retarders Used in Contact with Earth Under Concrete Slabs, on Walls, or as Ground Cover

Deflection 5.84 cm (2.3")
Max Load 249 N (56 lbf)

Cold Mandrel Bend Test

AC38 Section 3.3.4

PASS

Weathering Tests

AC38 Section 4.1.2 UV Exposure AC38 Section 4.1.3 Accelerated Aging

PASS

Water Vapor Transmittance

Water Vapor Transmission Desiccant Method Procedure A 23°C (73.4°F) 0-50 %RH

ASTM E96 Standard Test Methods for Water Vapor Transmission of Materials

0.0173 Perm (grain/h•ft²•inchHg) @23°C 100%RH
0.992 ng/Pa•s•m²

Water Vapor Transmission Using Modulated Infrared Sensor

ASTM F1249 Standard Test Method for Water Vapor Transmission Rate Through Plastic Film and Sheeting Using a Modulated Infrared Sensor

0.0193 Perm (grain/h•ft2•inchHg) 1.10 ng/Pa•s•m2

Air Resistance Testing

Air Permeance

ASTM E2178 @75 Pa Standard Test Method for Air Permeance of Building Materials

0.00912 L/s•m² @ 75 Pa (0.0018 cfm/ft² @ 1.57 psf)

Adhesion Testing

Adhesion after Water Immersion

AAMA 711

PASS

Water Resistance Testing

Nail Sealability

ASTM D1970 Standard Specification for Self-Adhering Polymer Modified Bituminous Sheet Materials Used as Steep Roofing Underlayment for Ice Dam Protection Section 7.9 referring to ASTM D7349 protocol 4 with modifications

PASS

Water Resistance (Control after Weathering)

AATCC 127 Hydrostatic pressure test (550 mm water column for 5 hours), American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists

PASS

Fire Testing

Flame Spread Smoke Developed

ASTM E84 Standard Test Method for Surface Burning Characteristics of Building Materials

Flame Spread 5 (Class A)
Smoke Developed 15

 

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