BBA approved Easy Lead R and Easy Lead R Smooth are aluminium based, high performance, low cost flashing products. They are used as a replacement for traditional lead in flat and pitched roof applications. Made of sheet aluminium with a protective anti-corrosion coating and a high performance butyl adhesive on the underside. Installation is simple, with no special tools required it can be cut with a knife or scissors. EasyLead R has a unique corrugated pattern so it is easy to form and to adapt to various surfaces; this malleability ensures the permanent water tightness of the product and an attractive appearance every time. EasyLead R Smooth has the same benefits and characteristics of EasyLead R, only with a smooth finish thus effectively mimicking the appearance of traditional lead. EasyLead R provides a permanent bond to brickwork, roof tiles and most popular construction materials.
Key features to EasyLead R and EasyLead R Smooth
• Zero re-sale value - theft and vandalism are eliminated
• Cost effective alternative to traditional lead
• Easy to install
• Easily cut
• Easily repaired
• Extremely lightweight
• Windows and rooflights
• Valleys and gutters
Easily installed using a knife or scissors to cut. Can be installed and worked in any direction using a mallet, roller or by hand. Determine the final installation of EasyLead R or EasyLead R Smooth maintaining the release film until achieved, once satisfied remove the release film and press the material to the brickwork or applicable surface. Joints should have a minimum overlap of 100mm. To achieve permanent adhesion, the building material surface has to be clean and dry. A bituminous primer is recommended for unstable material surfaces.