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Durabase CI-FH - Electric Underfloor Heating Carrier Mat

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Durabase CI-FH - Electric Underfloor Heating Carrier Mat
Durabase CI-FH - Electric Underfloor Heating Carrier Mat
Durabase CI-FH - Electric Underfloor Heating Carrier Mat
Durabase CI-FH - Electric Underfloor Heating Carrier Mat
Durabase CI-FH - Electric Underfloor Heating Carrier Mat
Durabase CI-FH - Electric Underfloor Heating Carrier Mat
Product CodeLengthAreaThicknessPriceStockQty
Dural Durabase CI-FH Decoupling Mat for 1 SQM (1x1m Square)CI-FH/1m
QF #: 18118
1 m
1 m²
5 mm
£10.95£13.14
ex VATinc VAT
8
Length1 m
Area1 m²
Thickness5 mm
Dural Durabase CI-FH Decoupling Mat for 5 SQM (5m x 1m Roll)CI-FH/5m
QF #: 18090
5 m
5 m²
5 mm
£42.87£51.44
ex VATinc VAT
3
Length5 m
Area5 m²
Thickness5 mm
Dural Durabase CI-FH Decoupling Mat for 15 SQM (15x1m Roll)CI-FH/15m
QF #: 18093
15 m
15 m²
5 mm
£134.15£160.98
ex VATinc VAT
3
Length15 m
Area15 m²
Thickness5 mm
Dural Sealing & Joining Tape, 10m RollWPFB-120/10
QF #: 18094
10 m
£23.59£28.31
ex VATinc VAT
10
Length10 m

Dural Durabase CI-FH is a decoupling matting that doubles as a carrier for electric underfloor heating cables. There is no need to lay uncoupling matting then underfloor heating mats separately. The matting is available in rolls of 1m, 5m and 15m lengths.

It is also suitable for use with all electric underfloor heating systems from 2-5mm cable thickness

By absorbing stress the membrane allows the tiled surface to remain intact. The air spaces under the membrane have two benefits, they allow residual moisture to gradually escape therefore helping to prevent cracks forming in the substrate. The air spaces also allow the heat to be spread evenly across the floor surface making the heating action more general and effective.

Applying a rigid floor covering to such surfaces would normally be difficult. CI+ matting is a simple fixing method to achieve satisfactory results with the minimum cost and labour. The lateral movement of such surfaces would normally cause tiles to debond or crack.

There are infinite combinations of substrates and variations in ceramics, slates, marbles and other surfaces which could be used on a project so it is impossible to provide a definitive guarantee for any specific project. However if care is taken to ensure that any vertical flexing of the substrate is removed then a very high chance of success is likely. Dural is prepared to guarantee the performance of the product that we recommend. This would always be subject to the removal of vertical flex and that all work was carried out under our fixing instructions and with due professional care and diligence. In short, the product does not work miracles it can only function correctly where it has been fixed in the correct manner.

Key points
Avoid vertical movement. In the case of wooden substrates, a rough guide would be that any movement should be similar to that of a floor overlaid with ply. This can normally be achieved by making additional screw fixings through the original boards.

Use an adhesive that will adhere to the substrate and mechanically grip the fleece on the underside of the mat. (An analogy would be as chewing gum sticks to a carpet. It isn’t stuck but has trapped the fibres of the material.)

The use of flexible adhesives and grouts can be beneficial.

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Excellent

Jon Ellis, Huddersfield
11 November 2023 14:09

Consistency in quality with Dural products and good price for small quantity

Excellent

Lukasz, London
4 November 2023 08:47

Good stuff easy to work with !

Average

Trusted Customer
29 March 2023 15:32

Can't use yet as the main Decoupling mat hasn't yet arrived

Excellent

Trusted Customer
16 September 2022 12:34

Vey good mat for ufh loose wire, easy to fit and good quality

Good

Ray Evans
11 August 2022 09:12

No one gives 5 stars !!!!!!!

Excellent

Graham Baggott
8 July 2022 22:38

Thank goodness for great British service

Excellent

Graham Baggott
8 July 2022 22:38

Super quick delivery and great value for money