ME050 FR Breather Membrane (ALU)

Class A2, W1 Façade Membrane

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ME050 FR Breather Membrane (ALU) is a reflective breather membrane which is A2-s1, d0 in accordance with EN 13501-1 and water resistant to Class W1 in accordance with EN 13859-2. The membrane is supplied with integrated adhesive strips at the top and bottom of the roll, which are used to seal horizontal overlap joints without the requirement for an additional seal tape.

FR Breather Membrane (ALU) ME050 meets the fire performance requirements for membranes installed on “relevant and higher risk” building types as defined in Approved Document B of the Building Regulations for England and Wales.

Used as a full façade breather membrane on new build and refurbishment projects, ME050 is highly breathable, UV resistant, water resistant, air/weathertight, easy to cut and install making it suitable for application within high rise buildings, open claddings, timber and lightweight steel frame constructions, public buildings and off-site construction.

Safety data sheet must be read and understood before use.

  • Class A2-s1, d0 to EN 13501-1
  • Permanently UV-resistant behind partly opened facades or 9 months prior to cladding
  • Wind and driving rain resistant
  • Highly breathable with an Sd value of 0.08 m
  • Highly airtight - Passiv Haus standards can be achieved
  • High temperature resistance
  • W1 water resistance
  • Integrated adhesive strips
Application Guidance FR Breather Membranes with Self Adhesive Strips.pdf Application Instructions
ME050 Safety Data Sheet (en-GB).pdf Safety Data Sheets
ME050 Environmental Product Declaration (en-GB).pdf EPD
ME050 Technical Data Sheet (EN-GB).pdf TDS
Illbruck FR Façade Membrane Range Brochure (en-GB).pdf Brochure