Versaperm Vapour Permeability measurement


How to Help Stop Damp in Buildings 

Membranes in Buildings and permeability measurement of gasses
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It’s all too easy for a building to become damp – the balance and flow of water vapour through the structure has to vary daily, seasonally and sometimes hour-by-hour and this imposes a burden (including a legal burden) on the membranes and structural components. The only way of ensuring that they are up to the job is to measure them – but traditionally this has been expensive and time consuming.  Versaperm has the answer.

Versaperm’s equipment can actually measure the permeability of anything from a simple vapour barrier through to a complete wall structure, including laminates, paints, timber, roofing felts, adhesives, building boards, mastics and other sealing or structural materials.

The flow of air and moisture directly affects the “health” of both the structure and of the people who live or work in the building.  Moisture has been linked to the sicknesses that sweep around a building as well as conditions such as asthma and allergies. 

Additionally, together with new sensors and design features, Versaperm instruments can measure permeability for both water vapour and virtually any gas – including CO2, hydrocarbons, oxygen etc. Results are typically accurate in the parts per million range. 

Versaperm is a world-technology leader and offers not just equipment but also a fast turn-around building products lab testing service. 



Please send any sales enquiries to Christopher Roberts, Versaperm Limited ,
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