Uncoupling Membrane- Tile Underlayment
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Material: Polyethylene(PE)film; Polypropylene (PP) nonwoven
It provides uncoupling through its open rib structure, which allows for in-plane movement that effectively neutralizes the differential movement stresses between the substrate and the tile, thus eliminating the major cause of cracking and delaminating of the tiled surface.
It provides reliable waterproofing in interior and exterior applications. Its polyethylene composition protects the substrate from moisture penetration, which is particularly important in today's building environment where most substrates are moisture sensitive.
C. Vapor management
The distinguishing feature of this uncoupling membrane is the existence of free space created by the configured channels on the underside of the matting. The free space provides a route for excess moisture and vapor to escape from the substrate that could otherwise cause damage to the tile layer above. Thus, it effectively manages moisture beneath the tile covering.
It is virtually incompressible within the tile assembly, the advantages of uncoupling are achieved without sacrificing point load distribution capabilities. The ability of membrane installations to support and distribute heavy loads while preserving the integrity of the surface of the tile has been verified through extensive laboratory and field testing, including applications exposed to vehicular traffic.