Section 07190 UNDER-SLAB VAPOR BARRIERfRETARDER
PART 1 - GENERAL
Products Supplied Under This Section
Vapor barrier, seam tape, mastic, and pipe boots for installation under concrete slabs.
I. 2 .
Section 03 30 00 Cast-in-place Concrete Section 07 26 00 Vapor Retarders
American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM)
ASTM E 1745-09 Standard Specification for Plastic Water Vapor Retarders Used in Contact with Soil or Granular Fill Under Concrete Slabs
ASTM E 154-99 (2005) Standard Test Methods for Water Vapor Retarders Used in Contact with Earth Under Concrete Slabs
ASTM E 96-05 Standard Test Methods for Water Vapor Transmission of Materials
ASTM F 1249-06 Standard Test Method for Water Vapor Transmission Rate Through Plastic Film and Sheeting Using a Modulated Infrared Sensor
ASTM E 1643-09 Selection, Design, Installation, and Inspection of Water Vapor Retarders Used in Contact with Earth or Granular Fill Under Concrete Slabs
American Concrete Institute (ACI)
ACI 302.IR-04 Vapor barrier component (plastic membrane) is not less than 10 mils
Manufacturer's samples, literature
Manufacturer's installation instructions for placement, seaming and pipe boot installation
PART 2 - PRODUCTS
Vapor Barrier (PERFORMANCE BASED SPECIFICATION). When the specifications of
different sections conflict, the contractor shall perform to the most restrictive provision.
Vapor Barrier membrane must have all of the following properties:
P e r m e a n c e R a t i n g s a s p e r A S T M E - 9 6 o r A S T M F - 1 2 4 9 L e s s t h a n 0 . 0 1 P e r m s [ g r a i n s / ( f t 2 * h r * i n - H g ) ] i i .
conditioning as per ASTM E0154 Sections 8,11,12 &13: Less than 0.01 Perms [grains/(ft2 *hr * in-Hg)]
b. c. d. e.
Strength: ASTM E1745 Class A Minimum thickness: 10 mils Basis of Design Stego Wrap 10 mill Vapor Barrier By Stego Industries LLC Other Acceptable Vapor Barrier Products:
VaporGuard by Reef Industries, Inc
EcoShiel-El5 by Epro
Tape must have the following qualities:
Water Vapor Transmission Rate:
ASTM E 96
0.3 perms or lower
Stego Tape by Stego Industries LLC