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The wedi panel building board is suitable for all plastering and tiling work. It can be put on almost any surface, is waterproof, heat insulating, light and stable and can be used in a variety of circumstances.
Wedi building board has a blue core made from extruded polystyrene rigid foam, which is free from HCFCs. The blue XPS core is 100% waterproof and still functions if it becomes damaged. Wedi 610 seals joins between boards and makes them waterproof. The cement-coated surface forms a strong base for adhesive thanks to the integrated fabric. These panels can be applied to practically any type of substrate – whether it’s old tile coverings, adhesive or non-adhesive substrate, or lush mounting onto existing plasterboard or dry lining.
In the bathroom or in a wellness area, a good waterproof surface is the priority before the decorative finish can be applied. Wedi is specialized in the importance of technology in wet areas and ensure many technical safety features are integrated in their product range.
Panel fire rating according to DIN 4102-1 (from 4 mm board thickness) is B2 and the fire rating EN 13501 is E. The sound insulation DIN EN ISO 140-3 (at board thickness of 12.5 mm) is Rw, P 23 Db.
The weight of the wedi building board (1250 x 600 x 4 mm) is 2,7 kg and the weight of the XXL board (2500 x 1200 x 50 mm)= 13,8 kg