Advanced Building Products, Inc.
flashing and membranes

CONTACT INFO

95 Cyro Dr.
Sanford, ME 04073
Toll Free: 800-252-2306
Phone: 207-490-2306
Fax: 207-490-2998
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COMPANY OVERVIEW

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.

ALL PRODUCTS

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Engineered Rainscreen Systems - Mortairvent®

Perfect for all exterior siding applications. Our innovative rainscreen technology equalizes the air pressure within the wall system by creating a drainage and ventilation cavity between the weather resistant barrier (WRB) and the exterior wall. This design allows excess moisture to drain from the wall system and allows ventilated air to circulate and dry the interior wall components.
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Rainscreen Systems - Mortairvent® CW

The Mortairvent CW Mortar Deflection and Ventilation System is a full cavity wall product that combines the benefits of rainscreen technology through the use of integrated mortar deflection, drainage and ventilation design. The result is an easy to install system that improves the overall performance of the interior wythe while also providing drainage and ventilation for the entire cavity wall.

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Mortar Deflection - Mortar Maze®

Mortar 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 system 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.
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Mortar Deflection - Mortar Break® DT

Advanced Building Products is proud to introduce our newest member of the Mortar Break line of mortar deflection devices. Mortar Break DT is our multi-level mortar deflection system for cavity wall construction that breaks up mortar on four different levels. Our design gives specifiers and contractors more options from one manufacturing source.

For use at all cavity wall flashing locations. The molded polymer core geomatrix design allows moisture to seep down through any mortar droppings and weep out of the wall through mortar free weep vents. Mortar Break DT used with properly installed flashing and weep vents, along with good mortar applying techniques, will ensure the performance of a well-designed masonry wall.
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Mortar Deflection - Mortar Break®

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.
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Mortar Deflection - Mortar Break® II

Mortar Break® is designed to prevent mortar droppings from blocking and clogging base wall and head joint drainage channels for 2" (50mm) cavity wall applications.
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Mortar Deflection - Mortar Catch®

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 job site, fills the entire cavity to prevent mortar droppings from blocking and clogging the drainage channels.
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Mortar Deflection - Grout Catch®

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.

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Copper Fabric Flashing - Copper Sealtite 2000®

Copper 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.
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Copper Fabric Flashing

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.
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Bonded Copper Flashing - Cop-R-Cote®

Cop-R-Cote® is manufactured with an asphaltic coating on both sides to protect the copper during installation and allow superior bonding in the mortar joint.
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Pre-fabricated Assemblies - Cop-R-Corners & End Dams

Advanced Building Products now has light gauge (5 oz.), 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.
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40 Mil Thick Membrane Flashing - Strip-N-Flash™

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. The factory-controlled quality assures uniform thickness on the job and the name Strip-N-Flash assures an excellent water barrier.

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Roof Drainage Mat - Watairvent®

Watairvent 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.
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Eco-Friendly Growing Mat - Ground Guard® VM

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.
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Root Reinforcement Mat - Ground Guard® RR

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.
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Roof Ventilation Mat for Wood and Metal Roofing - CedAir-Mat™

CedAir-Mat™ is a roof ventilation mat designed to create an airspace / cavity to promote air flow in all directions between the roofing material and the sheathing below. Using a thin nylon matrix profile, CedAir-Mat™ prolongs the life of the roof structure and membrane by reducing the adverse effects associated with moisture / water damage including mold, mildew, or corrosion and deterioration of the roofing material itself. CedAir-Mat™ is extremely flexible and conforms to any contoured surface or roofing material (cedar, metal, tile, etc.) and is perfect for residential and commercial roof applications.

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AdvanceDrain .125

ABP Advanced Drain .125 is a 0.125 inch thick drainage composite consisting of parallel geometric drainage channels backed with a nonwoven filter fabric designed to eliminate hydrostatic pressure from behind below grade foundation walls, retaining walls, planters and plaza decks. The product is produced from an extruded polymer matrix of tangled randomly oriented monofilaments. The polymer matrix is then shaped into a series of parallel porous channels designed to allow flow in all directions, and then attached (heat bonded) to a polyester nonwoven filter fabric designed to prevent soil from entering the matrix of the system while providing ample flow of water.
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AdvanceDrain .250

ABP Advanced Drain .25 is a 0.25 inch thick drainage composite consisting of parallel geometric drainage channels backed with a nonwoven filter fabric designed to eliminate hydrostatic pressure from behind below grade foundation walls, retaining walls, planters and plaza decks. The product is produced from an extruded polymer matrix of tangled randomly oriented monofilaments. The polymer matrix is then shaped into a series of parallel porous channels designed to allow flow in all directions, and then attached (heat bonded) to a polyester nonwoven filter fabric designed to prevent soil from entering the matrix of the system while providing ample flow of water.
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AdvanceDrain .400

ABP Advanced Drain .40 is a 0.4 inch thick drainage composite consisting of waffle pattern matrix with bidirectional geometric drainage channels backed with a nonwoven filter fabric designed to eliminate hydrostatic pressure from behind below grade foundation walls, retaining walls, planters and plaza decks. The product is produced from an extruded polymer matrix of tangled randomly oriented monofilaments. The polymer matrix is then shaped into a series of truncated square pyramids with bidirectional porous channels designed to allow flow in all directions, and then attached (heat bonded) to a polyester nonwoven filter fabric designed to prevent soil from entering the matrix of the system while providing ample flow of water.
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AdvanceDrain .500

ABP Advanced Drain .50 is a 0.50 inch thick drainage composite consisting of waffle pattern matrix with bidirectional geometric drainage channels backed with a nonwoven filter fabric designed to eliminate hydrostatic pressure from behind below grade foundation walls, retaining walls, planters and plaza decks. The product is produced from an extruded polymer matrix of tangled randomly oriented monofilaments. The polymer matrix is then shaped into a series of truncated square pyramids with bidirectional porous channels designed to allow flow in all directions, and then attached (heat bonded) to a polyester nonwoven filter fabric designed to prevent soil from entering the matrix of the system while providing ample flow of water.

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Acrylic Urethane Sealant - Sealtite

Sealtite 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.
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Fibrated Mastic - Cop-R-Tite

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. Cop-R-Tite Flashing Mastic performs well over a wide range of temperature and weather conditions.
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Low VOC Waterproofing Primer

Our masonry waterproofing primer is a high quality, rubberized, low VOC primer, formulated specifically for the professional contractor. This quick dry, high-tack primer provides maximum bond to asphalt, concrete, masonry and metal surfaces.
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Mortar Maze Cell Vents

Mortar 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
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Mortar Maze® Weep Tubes

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.
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Mortar Break® Weep Mesh

Mortar Break® Weep Mesh is a non-woven, polyester fiber material that promotes drainage and ventilation at weep locations within a masonry cavity wall.
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Termination Bars

ABP offers three types of termination bars ( stainless steel, aluminum, and plastic) designed for use with our masonry through-wall flashing products.
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Moistseal Polyvinyl Chloride Sheet

Moistseal is a polyvinyl chloride sheet available in 20 and 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. (Recommended for concealed applications only. Moistseal is a waterproofing membrane.)

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Rainscreen - Mortairvent®

Perfect for all exterior siding applications. Our innovative rainscreen technology equalizes the air pressure within the wall system by creating a drainage and ventilation cavity between the weather resistant barrier (WRB) and the exterior wall. This design allows excess moisture to drain from the wall system and allows ventilated air to circulate and dry the interior wall components.

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Roof Ventilation Mat for Wood and Metal Roofing - CedAir-Mat™

CedAir-Mat™ is a roof ventilation mat designed to create an airspace / cavity to promote air flow in all directions between the roofing material and the sheathing below. Using a thin nylon matrix profile, CedAir-Mat™ prolongs the life of the roof structure and membrane by reducing the adverse effects associated with moisture / water damage including mold, mildew, or corrosion and deterioration of the roofing material itself. CedAir-Mat™ is extremely flexible and conforms to any contoured surface or roofing material (cedar, metal, tile, etc.) and is perfect for residential and commercial roof applications.

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Thru-Wall Flashing - Cop-R-Shield PC

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 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.
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Deck Flashing - Ledger Flash™

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.
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PVC Weep Screed Flashing

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.


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