Foil-Tec Installation

Timber Frame Application

Foil-Tec VCL Single Fixing Instructions

Installation of Foil-Tec VCL Single for Timber frame applications and additional insulation products should be in accordance with the manufacturers fixing instructions, certification and current good building practice.

Foil-Tec VCL is applied directly from the roll either vertically or horizontally depending on the wall height, pulled tight and stapled onto the stud. The foil side of the material should face the adjacent air space. All overlaps and perimeters must be taped and sealed using YBS Foil Tape.

If there is no cavity present between the studs, fix horizontal counter battens, minimum 25mm by 38mm, to the timber frame at appropriate centres. Battens must always be placed at the top and bottom of the wall and around the perimeter of doors and windows.

The plasterboard is fixed to the battens in accordance with manufacturers fixing instructions.

Foil-Tec VCL Double Fixing Instructions

Installation of Foil-Tec VCL Double for Timber frame applications and additional insulation products should be in accordance with the manufacturers fixing instructions, certification and current good building practice.

Foil-Tec VCL is then applied directly from the roll either vertically or horizontally depending on the wall height, pulled tight and stapled onto the studs. The foil sides of the material will be facing the cavities formed. All overlaps and perimeters must be taped and sealed using YBS Foil Tape.

Horizontal counter battens, minimum 25mm by 38mm are fixed to the wall at 400mm centres. Battens must always be placed at the top and bottom of the wall and around the perimeter of doors and windows.

The plasterboard is fixed to the battens in accordance with manufacturers fixing instructions.

Cavity Wall Application (Full Fill)

Foil-Tec VCL Single Fixing Instructions

Installation of Foil-Tec VCL Single for cavity wall applications and additional insulation products should be in accordance with the manufacturers fixing instructions, certification and current good building practice.

Foil-Tec VCL is applied directly from the roll either vertically or horizontally depending on the wall height, pulled tight and stapled onto the wall. The foil side of the material should face the adjacent air space. All overlaps and perimeters must be taped and sealed using YBS Foil Tape.

Vertical counter battens, minimum 25mm by 38mm are fixed to wall at 400mm centres. Battens must always be placed at the top and bottom of the wall and around the perimeter of doors and windows.

The plasterboard is fixed to the battens in accordance with manufacturers fixing instructions.

Foil-Tec VCL Double Fixing Instructions

Installation of Foil-Tec VCL Double for cavity wall applications and additional insulation products should be in accordance with the manufacturers fixing instructions, certification and current good building practice.

Battens are fixed to the wall Foil-Tec VCL is then applied directly from the roll either vertically or horizontally depending on the wall height, pulled tight and stapled onto the battens at minimum 300mm centres. The foil sides of the material will be facing the cavities formed. All overlaps and perimeters must be taped and sealed using YBS Foil Tape.

Vertical counter battens, minimum 25mm by 38mm are fixed to wall at 400mm centres. Battens must always be placed at the top and bottom of the wall and around the perimeter of doors and windows.

The plasterboard is fixed to the battens in accordance with manufacturers fixing instructions.

Cavity Wall Application (Partial Fill)

Foil-Tec VCL Single Fixing Instructions

Installation of Foil-Tec VCL Single for cavity wall applications and additional insulation products should be in accordance with the manufacturers fixing instructions, certification and current good building practice.

Foil-Tec VCL is applied directly from the roll either vertically or horizontally depending on the wall height, pulled tight and tack stapled onto the wall. The foil side of the material should face the adjacent air space. All overlaps and perimeters must be taped and sealed using YBS Foil Tape.

Vertical counter battens, minimum 25mm by 38mm are fixed to wall at 400mm centres. Battens must always be placed at the top and bottom of the wall and around the perimeter of doors and windows.

The plasterboard is fixed to the battens in accordance with manufacturers fixing instructions.

Foil-Tec VCL Double Fixing Instructions

Installation of Foil-Tec VCL Double for cavity wall applications and additional insulation products should be in accordance with the manufacturers fixing instructions, certification and current good building practice.

Battens are fixed to the wall Foil-Tec VCL is then applied directly from the roll either vertically or horizontally depending on the wall height, pulled tight
and stapled onto the battens at minimum 300mm centres. The foil sides of the material will be facing the cavities formed. All overlaps and perimeters must be taped and sealed using YBS Foil Tape.

Vertical counter battens, minimum 25mm by 38mm are fixed to wall at 400mm centres. Battens must always be placed at the top and bottom of the wall and around the perimeter of doors and windows.

The plasterboard is fixed to the battens in accordance with manufacturers fixing instructions.

Roof Application

Foil-Tec VCL Single Fixing Instructions

Installation of Foil-Tec VCL Single for roof applications and additional insulation products should be in accordance with the manufacturers fixing instructions, certification and current good building practice.

Foil-Tec VCL is applied directly from the roll either vertically or horizontally depending on the roof height, pulled tight and stapled onto the rafters. The foil side of the material should face the adjacent air space. All overlaps and perimeters must be taped and sealed using YBS Foil Tape.

If there is no cavity present between the rafters, fix horizontal counter battens, minimum 25mm by 38mm are fixed to the rafter at 600mm centres. Battens must always be placed at the top and bottom of the roof and around perimeter of sky lights/windows.

The plasterboard is fixed to the battens in accordance with manufacturers fixing instructions.

Foil-Tec VCL Double Fixing Instructions

Installation of Foil-Tec VCL Double for roof applications and additional insulation products should be in accordance with the manufacturers fixing instructions, certification and current good building practice.

Foil-Tec VCL is then applied directly from the roll either vertically or horizontally depending on the roof height, pulled tight and stapled onto the rafters. The foil sides of the material will be facing the cavities formed. All overlaps and perimeters must be taped and sealed using YBS Foil Tape.

Horizontal counter battens, minimum 25mm by 38mm are fixed to roof at 600mm centres. Battens must always be placed at the top and bottom of the roof and around perimeter of sky lights/windows.

The plasterboard is fixed to the battens in accordance with manufacturers fixing instructions.