SOLITEX MENTO 1000, SOLITEX MENTO 3000, SOLITEX MENTO Plus, and ADHERO comply and exceed the requirements of CAN/CGSB-51.32-M77 "Sheathing, Membrane, Breather Type/ Membrane de revêtement perméable à la vapeur d'eau" as described in the NBC 2020/National Building Code of Canada: 2020 per section “9.27.3 Second Plane of Protection” for protection of sheathing beneath vented cladding and "188.8.131.52 Roofing materials" as a roofing underlayment.
To show compliance to this standard, the following requirements were confirmed by certified Lab tests:
- Pliability at 10C, MD – no cracks
- Dry tensile strength – passed
- Water vapour permeance, ASTM A – new and aged - passed
- Sheet width - passed
This means that SOLITEX MENTO 1000, SOLITEX MENTO 3000, ADHERO, and MENTO Plus, with it’s high level of airtightness, are compliant with NBC-2020 and can be used for construction as sheathing membranes, weather resistive barriers, or roof underlayments in projects throughout Canada. If you’re interested in SOLITEX MENTO 1000 or SOLITEX MENTO Plus for new construction or renovation projects and want to know more, read about the additional protection these monolythic, vapour-open membranes provide in our blog post the Pro Clima SOLITEX MENTO difference or contact us for support if building inspectors need additional information.