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Contega SL has split release papers for ease of application

Pro Clima Contega Solido SL

Stock code: PCSOLSL80
Stock code: PCSOLSL100
Stock code: PCSOLSL150
Stock code: PCSOLSL200

Pro Clima Contega Solido SL

Window & door sealing tape

Tape size:
£35.88

Excl VAT

£44.59

Excl VAT

£65.60

Excl VAT

£87.64

Excl VAT

£35.88

Excl VAT

In Stock: Usually delivered within 3-4 working days
£44.59

Excl VAT

In Stock: Usually delivered within 3-4 working days
£65.60

Excl VAT

In Stock: Usually delivered within 3-4 working days
£87.64

Excl VAT

In Stock: Usually delivered within 3-4 working days
  • Product Overview
  • Technical Details
  • Installation guide

Main purpose

Window, door and masonry wall junction (e.g. wall to floor, wall to ceiling) sealing tape that can be plastered over.

Use it on

Walls made from concrete, stone, masonry or timber and PVC, wood or aluminium windows and doors.  Membrane overlaps and connecting membranes to floor screeds.

Overview

Contega Solido SL is an interior airtight tape designed for airtight sealing of window and door frames and also sealing masonry junctions (wall to floor, wall to ceiling) prior to wet plastering over.  Its fleecy backing gives an excellent key for wet plaster.  

Where to use it

Contega Solido SL will stick to stable concrete, plaster, masonry,  blockwork, bricks , timber, PVC or aluminium.  Use it where the window and door sealing tape will be plastered over and when you will apply the tape to the windows and doors after they are fitted into the building (post-installation).

What it does

Passivhaus certified as part of the pro clima Intello Plus system, Contega Solido SL is specifically designed for the airtight sealing of windows and doors and also masonry wall junctions. It will seal the gap between the window or door frame and the wall and also masonry wall junctions to ensure there will be no air leakage.  Contega Solido SL has a fleecy top layer which is an excellent key for plaster to be applied over the top. The plaster applied to the interior side of the wall (covering the tape) completes the airtight seal for the window or door.  

Why we love it

Installing  Contega Solido SL to the windows after installation makes the sealing of windows and doors neater and easier.  With  Contega Solido SL, the seal is made after the window or door is installed so up to 20mm of the tape will be stuck to the front surface of the frame. 

Contega Solido SL is a perfect alternative to the common use of expanding foam around windows and doors. Foam, is a gap filler, and may not be permanently airtight and may degrade after a period of time.  Contega Solido SL is fully airtight and permanent. 

Window and door openings are one of the main culprits for air leakage; the correct sealing of these openings will ensure your the overall airtightness of the building will not be compromised.

Contega Solido SL is also an excellent tape for sealing masonry wall junctions prior to them being wet plastered.  Very often when wet plaster is used as an air tight layer,  subsequent cracking can occur at junctions (wall to floor, wall to ceiling).  The application of Contega Solido SL at junctions prior to wet plastering means that even if cracks occur at the junctions, then the junction remains is still air tight.

System warranty

Pro Clima provide a limited system warranty, backed-up with public liability insurance, for all airtightness system, roof and wall sealing system and construction products that they supply. A 10-year warranty is provided for these products when correctly installed in combination with approved thermal insulation materials and other Pro Clima system products. When correctly installed in combination with other manufacturers’ products (not made by Pro Clima), a 6-year warranty is provided.


Features

  • Time saving
  • Perfect for window and door connections
  • Seals masonry junctions prior to plastering
  • Can be plastered over
  • Reliable, strong, full surface adhesion

Benefits

  • Achieves airtightness immediately at the joint and can be subjected to loading.
  • Can be applied to the front internal face of a window frame and then the reveal plastered over.
  • Passivhaus certified as part of the INTELLO airtightness system.
  • Its suitability has been Independently tested in accordance with MO-01/1 passed at IFT in Rosenheim (DE).
  • Excellent values in the hazardous substance test, according to the ISO 16000 evaluation scheme.

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Technical Details

Key Technical Data

Yes
Internally
Door frames, Solid floors, Window frames
Waterproof solid acrylic
20mm, 60mm
Two release strips
30 m
80 mm
-10 °C
Elastic PE carrier film
No
Historic or listed building, Massive construction (thick concrete), Solid walls (stone, brick or masonry), Timber frame
Has the same adhesive as Tescon Vana; a tape which is airtight for 100 years.
Polypropylene (PP) copolymer, Polypropylene (PP) microfibre fleece
3 months
Aluminium, Chipboard, Hard plastics, MDF, Metal, OSB, Painted timber, Plywood, Pro Clima membranes, Smooth planed timber, Solid stone, brick or masonry
Dust producing surfaces, Gypsum plaster, Lime plaster, Rough/uneven surfaces, Smooth cement (plaster or render), Smooth concrete, Surfaces that may come-away or delaminate, Wood fibre rigid insulation boards
Airtight
Door thresholds, Timber wall to masonry floor junction (in timber frame), Window heads, Window sills
White
-40 °C to 90 °C
Airtightness, Moisture management
10 years (when correctly installed with Pro Clima system products only), 6 years (when correctly installed with non-Pro Clima products)
2.8 m

Technical Datasheet

Material Safety Datasheet (MSDS)

System Brochure

Brand/Manufacturer Brochure

Installation Guide

In the majority of cases, Contega Solido SL is installed after the door/window has been fitted. Ensure the frame of the door/window is clean and free from dust and grease. Remove the backing from the 20mm section.  

Peeling back the 20mm section
Removing the second release strip

Adhere 20mm of the tape onto the front internal face of the window frame and the remainder back to the reveal.

Use a Pressfix tool to make sure the tape is strongly bonded to the frame.  When the window/door is installed in the building, make sure the reveal (where the tape will be stuck) is clean and free of dust.  If the surface is crumbly or produces dust, use Tescon RP Primer or Tescon Sprimer to stabilise the surface and obtain the best permanent adhesion.  

Pressfix tool ensures firm adhesion
Adhesion back to the window reveal
Adhesion back to the window reveal

Remove the backing release paper gradually and firmly press the tape to the reveal with a Pressfix tool. The full area contacting the reveal should have pressure applied to it to ensure a strong bond is made between the tape and the blockwork/concrete of the reveal.

The width of the adhesive tape that is to be plastered over should generally not exceed 60 mm (2 3/8") or 50% of the soffit area.

Contega SL fitted and ready for wet plaster
Contega Solido SL applied to a timber joist end
Contega SL adhering Intello Plus to masonry gable wall ready to be plastered

Hints & Tips

Hints & Tips

The use of Tecscon RP Primer or Sprimer on the reveal is always recommended to ensure the surface is in an ideal condition for a perfect bond that will not be compromised.

Particular care is needed to ensure too much tape is not applied to the window/door frame as it will extremely difficult to remove at a later stage.  

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