SIOUX FALLS, S.D., Feb. 5, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Raven Industries Engineered Films Division (Nasdaq:RAVN) announces the VaporBlock® Spec3 Showcase, a select under-concrete-slab barrier series. The Spec3 Showcase contains three major categories with key products for superior gas and moisture protection. The showcase includes signature VaporBlock® 15 mil with enhanced low-permeability, eco-friendly VaporBlock® G™ with recycled post-consumer content, and advanced VaporBlock® Plus™ providing the latest in gas barrier technology. The official VaporBlock Spec3 Showcase product launch is February 5-8 in conjunction with the World of Concrete ® show in Las Vegas, NV at the Raven booth #S12510. All VaporBlock Spec3 Showcase products exceed Class "A" standards and include independent supporting test data as required under ASTM E1745-11.
Category: Moisture-Vapor | VaporBlock 15 mil underslab vapor barrier is co-extruded with state-of-the-art premium resins designed to achieve an impressive 0.0076 perms after conditioning, far exceeding the required ASTM E1745-11 for under-concrete-slab barriers, providing a high performance barrier with virtually zero-permeability and industry leading puncture resistance for commercial grade installations.
Category: Recycled-LEED | VaporBlock G 15 mil is an innovative green alternative vapor barrier; co-extruded with premium resins in the outer layers and post-consumer recycled content in the core. VaporBlock G is the first vapor barrier on the market to exceed ASTM E1745-11 Class A standards, and qualify for additional LEED project credit with recycled content.Category: Gas & Moisture | VaporBlock Plus is an impressive 7-layer underslab gas and moisture barrier incorporating cutting-edge barrier technology to prevent harmful methane, radon, and dangerous VOCs from migrating through concrete slabs into occupied structures. "We designed this showcase to represent our commitment in advancing vapor and gas barrier technology for the construction industry, and at the same time reducing confusion in product selection by aligning key products into three major categories to easily meet project requirements," states Tom Stoebner, market development manager for Raven Industries Engineered Films Division.