Moisture Management Solutions from Advanced Building Products
The people here at Advanced Building Products have built a solid reputation for designing, manufacturing and marketing high quality masonry drainage products for the past 40 years. In 2007 Advanced Building Products expanded our manufacturing capabilities to include a whole new line of geotextile products, which include: rainscreen drainage mats, roof ventilation mats, green roof drainage & growing mats, sound management products, and many new innovative products still in the design stage.
With in-house and field technicians at your service, and an international network of distribution, we’re here to provide both commercial and residential projects everything needed for moisture management and wall ventilation.
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Commercial Rainscreen Products
PRODUCTTRADE NAMEDESCRIPTIONCONTENTMortairvent® is a rainscreen drainage and ventilation mat designed for use with most exterior siding materials. Mortairvent® creates an airspace between the siding and the weather resistant barrier that allows moisture to drain from wall assembly and promotes drying of the siding and the wall sheathing.Mortairvent® CW is a mortar deflection and rainscreen system designed for masonry cavity wall applications. The system maintains a dedicated drainage and ventilation space for the entire cavity wall and its mortar deflection fabric keeps mortar droppings from blocking the airspace ensuring that moisture is allowed to drain from the wall.Mortairvent® RFI is a full cavity wall product that combines the benefits of rainscreen technology with the thermal advantages of rigid foam insulation. Mortairvent® RFI is available with a variety of rigid insulation types and thicknesses. Each panel is 16” x 96” to easily fit between masonry reinforcement.
Commercia Mortar Deflection Products
PRODUCTTRADE NAMEDESCRIPTIONCONTENTMortar Maze® is a full-cavity (1 inch or 2 inch), mortar deflection system that suspends mortar droppings on four separate levels within a masonry cavity wall. This systems helps to ensure that mortar droppings do not block the weep holes at the base of the cavity. Mortar Maze stacks during shipment allowing for additional square footage per box.Mortar Break® DT is our multi-level mortar deflection system for cavity wall construction that breaks up mortar on four different levels.Mortar Break® is designed to prevent mortar droppings from blocking and clogging base wall and head joint drainage channels for 1” (25mm) cavity wall applications.Mortar Break® II is designed to prevent mortar droppings from blocking and clogging base wall and head joint drainage channels for 2” (50mm) cavity wall applications.Mortar Catch® is a mortar deflection mat that is designed for use at all flashing locations where wide cavity (greater than 2 inches) construction is required. Mortar Catch®, when shaped in a "U" configuration on the jobsite, fills the entire cavity to prevent mortar droppings from blocking and clogging the drainage channels.Grout Catch® is a strong, lightweight, and economical polypropylene mesh screen that prevents mortar overflow and seepage from designated CMU block cores. The mesh design strengthens the bonding alliance of the mortar joint and also allows for greater bonding of the masonry anchor in hollow core construction.
Commercial Roof Drainage & Ventilation
PRODUCTTRADE NAMEDESCRIPTIONCONTENTWatairvent® is an effective and 2-ply drainage mat allows water to drain from a vegetated roof system and features a filter fabric that keeps soil particles from blocking its drainage channels.Watairvent® MR is a multi-layer, green roof drainage mat featuring an upper layer of hydrophilic absorbent material with MoistMat™ technology that is designed to keep the soil in place while retaining moisture for enhanced vegetation growth.
.GroundGuard® VM is an eco-friendly growing mat designed for use with pre-vegetated systems requiring extra soil and root stability. Once the root system is established, you have a permanent solution for anchoring vegetation to facilitate transport and installation at the jobsite.The GroundGuard® RR Root Reinforcement mat is an effective choice for securing plant roots in all types of erosion or wind prone areas. The tough nylon mesh has an open structure which makes it a perfect environment for soil and plants to embed and entangle; permanently securing plant roots in place.
PRODUCTTRADE NAMEDESCRIPTIONCONTENTCopper Sealtite® is the non-asphaltic version of our widely specified copper fabric flashing. Copper Sealtite was the first laminated non-asphaltic copper flashing to be patented and offered to the construction industry back in 1999. Copper Sealtite is compatible with a wide variety of sealants and most air barrier systems on the market today.Copper Fabric flashing has a successful track record dating back over 100 years in the construction industry. Copper is still the only known flashing material with a life of the wall, or 100 year warranty. Copper Fabric flashing is still the best permanent choice for moisture protection.Cop-R-Cote® is manufactured from a full sheet of copper bonded on both sides with a special plasticized asphalt compound.For close to 100 years copper flashing has proven itself as a long lasting, dependable thru-wall flashing. Cop-R-Kraft consists of a full sheet of copper bonded to a layer of waterproofed creped kraft paper with a plasticized asphalt compound. The 3oz weight is reinforced with glass fibers to meet the GSA, FHA and Corps or Engineers specifications. This strong, but flexible, masonry flashing will give you economical and permanent moisture protection.Cop-R-Kraft Duplex is another non-asphaltic laminated flashing manufactured by Advanced Building Products. Our most economical copper laminated flashing, Cop-R-Kraft Duplex is manufactured with a kraft paper coating allowing installers a cleaner product and reduced roll weight, which allows us to put more lineal footage on a roll which results in fewer lap joints.Advanced Building Products now has light gauge, pre-fabricated Cop-R-Corner and end dam assemblies that make flashing into masonry corners an easy one-step operation. More and more masonry contractors, builders, and architects are realizing the importance of simplifying flashing installation. The cost savings realized with pre-fabricated corners and end dams add up quickly, and the watertight integrity they provide is invaluable.Strip-N-Flash™ is a 40 mil thick membrane consisting of a 32 mil self adhering rubberized asphalt laminated to an 8 mil high density polyethylene film. A silicone release liner prevents the product from sticking to itself in the roll. Strip-N-Flash™ is available in 12", 16", 18", 24" and 36" widths. The factory-controlled quality assures uniform thickness on the job and the name Strip-N-Flash™ assures an excellent water barrier.
Commercial Sealants & Mastics
PRODUCTTRADE NAMEDESCRIPTIONCONTENTSealtite Sealant is a high performance acrylic urethane sealant designed for use with Copper Sealtite 2000®. The acrylic urethane formula has better adhesion, flexibility and durability compared to other sealants currently on the market.This unique fibrated mastic was developed to insure the proper sealing characteristics of asphalt based laminated copper flashings. Cop-R-Tite Flashing Mastic is a compounded composition of asphalt, mineral stabilizers, and interfibe. It is manufactured to a trowel grade consistency, which will provide a durable, elastic coating highly resistant to weathering while providing excellent adhesion properties.
PRODUCTTRADE NAMEDESCRIPTIONCONTENTMortar Maze Cell Vents ensure positive drainage in all cavity wall construction, while also restricting insects and other debris from entering the head joint. Made from durable polypropylene, Mortar Maze Cell Vents are available in a range of colors to match the surrounding mortar. Polypropylene tested in conformance with ASTM D2240, D790B, D638 and D1238B.Mortar Maze Weep Tubes are now available with or without cotton wicks, or with both cotton wicks and stainless steel screens. Mortar Maze Weep Tubes are a cost effective drainage device made of durable clear plastic. Placed sixteen inches on center allows for proper moisture drainage.Mortar Break® Weep Mesh is a non-woven, polyester fiber material that promotes drainage and ventilation at weep locations within a masonry cavity wall.Moistseal is a polyvinyl chloride sheet available in 20 & 30 mils. It will show no cracking or flaking when bent through 180 degrees over a 1/32" mandrel and then bent at the same point over the same size mandrel in the opposite direction through 360 degrees. The material conforms to A.S.T.M. Standards D-822 for at least 400 hours. Strict quality control assures full weight and uniform thickness.
Residential Rainscreen Products
PRODUCTTRADE NAMEDESCRIPTIONCONTENTMortairvent® is a rainscreen drainage and ventilation mat designed for use with most exterior siding materials. Mortairvent® creates an airspace between the siding and the weather resistant barrier that allows moisture to drain from wall assembly and promotes drying of the siding and the wall sheathing.
Residential Roof Ventilation
PRODUCTTRADE NAMEDESCRIPTIONCONTENTWith a track record of over 30 years in the residential and commercial industry, Cop-R-Shield has worked extremely well as a termite shield and thru-wall flashing on wood framed construction. New preservatives such as Alkaline Copper Quaternary (ACQ) used on pressure treated lumber create a compatibility concern between aluminum flashing and treated lumber.This high quality copper laminated flashing provides multiple benefits when working with treated lumber. The copper side of the flashing is compatible with the framing, while the UV protected poly provides a barrier between the metal fasteners and the treated lumber. The system provides a simple solution to solving incompatibility issues when fastening treated lumber.Ledger-Flash Deck Flashing is a rigid, pre-formed PVC deck flashing, which is UV resistant. Ledger-Flash will not become brittle and crack when exposed to the elements. Available in two colors, sandstone or white, Ledger-Flash has pre-punched holes for easier installation which protects the product while being fastened to the plywood sheathing. For a quality deck flashing at an affordable price, Ledger-Flash is the answer.Our pre-formed PVC weep screed flashing is used with masonry veneer wood or wood siding to facilitate moisture drainage. Located at the framed wall and foundation joint, the weep screed provides an egress for water that has penetrated the exterior finish, weeping from the walls by gravity to the screed.
Last Update: 2014-06-05