Yes. Proplas panels are made from PVC plastic and are completely waterproof. If the panels are to be used in a wet or humid environment, we always recommend using silicone sealant between the panel joints to avoid water getting behind the panels.
Yes. Proplas can be fitted by a competent DIY person with no need for a professional. The added benefit is the ability to fit the product using general DIY tools.
Yes. All packs are provided with full installation instructions and should be adhered to when installation takes place.
Proplas PVC panels must not be stored on end, leant against walls or any object as the flexible nature of the panels may induce bowing of them. The panels must be stored on a dry, flat surface within a normal heated room environment.
Handle the panels with care to avoid damage and when lifting it is recommended that 2 persons lift the panels and appropriate care is taken to avoid any injury.
Yes. Proplas is the ideal product for covering Artex ceiling and walls and provides a quick cost effective alternative to tiles and plaster.
The surface of Proplas can be hygienically cleaned with Proplas spray cleaner, which is a mild nonabrasive cleaner with an anti-bacterial agent.
Yes. Invariably sealants can break down over time. It is essential to ensure sealant is maintained to avoid water getting behind the panels.
Yes. Proplas can be cut to size using a fine tooth hacksaw or a sharp cutting knife.
No. Proplas is extruded PVC which has a corrugated structure. PVC material is much lighter than many other composite panels making it easier to handle and install.
8mm Approx 8.0 kg per mini pack (4 panels).
10mm Approx 10.0 kg per mini pack (4 panels).
Panel Size (All dimensions are nominal)
2700mm (L) x 250mm (W) x 8mm (T)
2700mm (L) x 250mm (W) x 10mm (T)
Length - 0 to + 20mm
Width + / - 2.0mm
Thickness + / - 0.2mm
Squareness +/- 1.5mm per linear meter of length.
Yes. EN 13245-2:2008 Plastic- Unplasticized polyvinylchloride PVC-U profiles for building applications and internal wall linings. System 4 EC – CoC - IN-SH-CP-5612-13015
Yes. Fire Rating tested to BS EN 13501-1:2007 achieving an F.R classification of C, s3, d0
A range of installation and finishing accessories are available to complement your Proplas PVC product, they ensure a trouble free watertight installation and on going high performance of the panels. Please ensure the recommended panel adhesive, high quality sealant and accessories are purchased prior to commencing your installation.
Yes. Ceiling lights can be used, but Proplas PVC panels should not be subjected to temperatures exceeding 60 degrees Celsius. This can cause distortion/damage to the panel, the panel may also become discoloured and as such will void the associated warranty.
Proplas PVC panels have an element of resistance to both artificial and natural UV light but they are not however ultimately UV light stable and therefore fading of panels may occur over time due to direct sunlight. To minimise this effect it is recommended that curtains or blinds are used as necessary during prolonged periods of direct sunlight.
Correct care & maintenance is very important to the ongoing performance of the Proplas PVC system.