CGSB Vapor Barrier

Layfield manufactures Polyethylene Vapor Barrier sheeting to meet the CAN/CGSB-51.34-M86 standard.

    • First quality, full gauge film
    • Stabilized for longevity
    • A CDN building code requirement
    • CGSB certified since 1988

    Applications

    • Wall and ceiling vapor barrier
    • Foundation damp-proofing
    • Sill and plate poly
    • Eaves protection
    CGSB Vapor Barrier Specifications

Product Description

Vapor barriers protect homes by preventing water vapor from escaping the building envelope. Leaking vapor barriers can lead to condensation in the walls and cause the wood to rot. In Canada, the Canadian General Standards Board (CGSB) developed a standard for greatly improved vapor barriers required for the building code of new home construction. This film made to meet the requirements of CAN/CGSB-51.34-M86 has clearly defined and tested properties achieved with high-quality ingredients and careful manufacturing and testing. CGSB film also needs to contain stabilizers designed to ensure that the film will last the lifetime of the house.

For a product that meets ASTM E1745 Class A requirements, please see our VaporFlex® product page here.

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Layfield Construction Products supplies geosynthetics and industrial fabrics products. We offer supply-only products for many different industries across North America and internationally. We are leaders in the supply of geosynthetics servicing large customers, moving over 800 truckloads a year. Layfield Construction Products is also one of the largest distributors of geotextiles, moving over 100 million square feet a year. We also specialize in the supply of polyethylene film and industrial fabrics products.

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Layfield’s Brian Fraser Appointed to Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) Board of Advisors

March 8, 2022

The Layfield Group is pleased to announce Brian Fraser, Vice President of Business Development for Layfield Geosynthetics, has been appointed to the Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) Board of Advisors as their Barrier Group Representative.

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