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NFRC finalist

Axter are delighted to be a finalist in the NFRC 2016 Roofing Awards with Axtershield Installer Elliotts Premier Roofing, on Phase 3 of the Centenary Quay project. Axter provided all the waterproofing for this vibrant Crest Nicholson residential development on Southampton’s waterfront. Phase 3, built by Willmott Dixon, also incorporated a bio-diverse living roof including specially selected grass and flower species to complement the natural coastal surroundings and to withstand windy conditions.

On the podium, Axter’s Wilotekt Plus structural waterproofing delivered the robust, reliable waterproofing required to accommodate the water feature and fully accessible amenity space above.

NFRC Roofing Awards 2016 Finalist

Once again Axter makes it to the NFRC Roofing Awards finals with phase 3 of the Crest Nicholson Centenary Quay project in Southampton, working in partnership with Willmott Dixon and Axtershield Installer Elliotts Premier Roofing.


Use Force
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The FORCE system range promises high performance, cost effective waterproofing, suitable for any construction brief. With a performance life in excess of 50 years, all FORCE systems are manufactured to ISO9001 and ISO14001 environmental and quality standards, are durable and provide long term value for money, guaranteed.

We have five systems in the FORCE family; Force Dalle, Force SA, Force Trafic, Force Line and our newest addition, Force Solo – the first of its kind, single layer waterproofing system that requires no priming, is quick and easy to install and comes with a 25 year guarantee. Contact us for more details on how you can start ‘using the FORCE’.

Five star waterproofing systems


Five Stars

The best high performance roofing in the galaxy,
available at your local Axter stockist.


Use Bitumen

BITUMEN IS GOOD

RECYCLED WASTECARBON STORAGE
SUSTAINABLEZERO LANDFILL
NATURALDURABLE

Bitumen – black in colour but with the greenest of credentials. Bitumen is good for the building and good for the environment.

For over 3000 years bitumen has provided waterproofing solutions and is still the environmentally safe, robust answer for flat and low slope roofs.

Axter specialises in the manufacture of high quality, fully integrated bituminous membranes, engineered to provide excellent performance and design flexibility in new build and renovation projects and to protect buildings from the elements for 50 years and beyond.

Axter recommends early consultation with its design team. Contact us for assistance.

USE BITUMEN

Use Bitumen

Black is green

Bitumen – black in colour but with the greenest of credentials – plays a crucial role in protecting buildings from the elements. Bitumen is good for the building and good for the environment.

Use BIM
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See Axter at the RIBA NBS National BIM Library

As a leading design focussed manufacturer of roof waterproofing systems Axter has created, in partnership with RIBA, a series of BIM objects to enable design teams to include high performance, robust roofing systems into their 3D models.

Building Information Modelling (BIM) is the way forward for building design and implementation, moving towards a common information pool for all parties. With all government projects having to achieve BIM level 2 by 2016, many designers, specifiers and main contractors have already implemented BIM for their projects.

Axter BIM objects include our most widely specified systems – WILOTEKT-PLUS® structural waterproofing, ALPAFLORE green roofs, EXCEL warm roof constructions and ECOFLEX single ply roofing.

These can be freely downloaded in all major formats from the RIBA NBS National BIM Library.

USE BIM

Use BIM

Axter BIM objects at the RIBA NBS National BIM Library

Building Information Modelling (BIM) is the way forward for building design and implementation, moving towards a common information pool for all parties.

See Axter at the RIBA NBS National BIM Library
CE Marking - DoPs

CE Marking - DoPs

Construction Products Regulation (CPR) No. 305/2011

From 1st July 2013 the Construction Products Regulation (CPR) No. 305/2011 requires all construction products covered by a harmonised European standard to have a declaration of performance (DoP) and to be CE marked. Axter membranes carry CE marking and DoPs are available at: www.axter.eu/dop.

For further information call Axter on 01473 724056 or submit an enquiry.

CE Marking - DoPs

Construction Products Regulation (CPR) No. 305/2011

All construction products that are covered by a harmonised European standard must have a declaration of performance (DoP) and must be CE marked. Axter products already conform.

Photovoltaics CPD at ecobuild

Axter GENERAL FIX®

Innovative non-penetrating anchoring device for PV amorphous modules, crystalline panels and other roof mounted equipment.

Axter has recently introduced GENERAL FIX®, a patented, lightweight fastening system for securing roof mounted equipment without penetration of the waterproofing system. GENERAL FIX® is compatible with all roof types and is designed for new build and refurbishment projects.

Specifically developed as an anchorage device for crystalline photovoltaic panels and amorphous 'thin film' modules, GENERAL FIX® provides a lightweight, secure solution eliminating the need for expensive, heavy array support systems that can compromise waterproofing and structural integrity.

GENERAL FIX® is based on the Velcro® Hook and Loop principle and tolerates heavy-duty stress in a few square centimetres. It is easy to install and anchors all types of plant securely without ballast while preserving the waterproofing and allowing removal of plant for maintenance.

Axter provides a complete design solution for the GENERAL FIX® system to ensure correct implementation into the built environment. Computer software using wind test data allows accurate size and positioning calculations taking into account building location, height, local topography and plant to be fastened.

Axter GENERAL FIX Profile 2

Axter GENERAL FIX®

Non-penetrating anchoring for roof-mounted equipment

GENERAL FIX® is a lightweight fastening system, based on the Velcro® hook and loop principle, for securing roof mounted equipment without penetrating the waterproofing system.

Solar PV
Following the introduction of the UK Government's feed-in tariff, encouraging microgeneration electricity schemes, Axter has installed their MCS accredited General Solar fully integrated photovoltaic generation and roof waterproofing system on a number of UK developments including:-
  • Apartment Block
    Southbury Road, Enfield, EN3 – 22.03 kWp
  • Former Rose and Crown Public House
    Kenley, CR8 – 13.06 kWp
  • Former Shooters Hill Police station, London
    SE13 – 14.5 kWp

These three developments together will produce in excess of 40,000 kWh of electricity earning approx £12,560 per year from the feed-in tariff.

General Solar PV, Southbury

Contact Axter on 01473 724056 for more details.

Photovoltaics

Axter General Solar PV has MCS approval

Following the introduction of the UK Government's feed-in tariff, Axter has started to install their MCS accredited General Solar fully integrated photovoltaic generation system.

ISO 14001:2004

ISO 14001:2004

Environmental Management Standard

Axter takes the environmental impact of its operations very seriously and following on from the production of Environment and Health Statements for its roofing systems has implemented an Environmental Management System (EMS) at its bituminous membrane products factory.

This is now audited to the ISO 14001:2004 Environmental Management Standard. EMS provides a systematic way of managing the organisation's environmental affairs enabling Axter to address the immediate and long-term impacts of its products, services and processes on the environment. By constantly reviewing and revising the system the procedure focuses on continual improvement.

Amongst many benefits this will lead to material savings, reduced energy consumption, lower waste handling and disposal costs and reduced environmental liability.

Axter achieves ISO 14001 accreditation

ISO 14001:2004 Environmental Management Standard

Axter takes the environmental impact of its operations very seriously and has recently achieved ISO 14001:2004 Environmental Management Standard accreditation for its manufacturing operations.

Wilotekt-Plus on Broomfield Hospital

Axtershield roofing contractor Tilbury Contracts pulled out all the stops, laying up to 900 m2 a day and enabling Bouygues UK to complete this £148 million PFI project in just 32 weeks.

Planning for the new PFI hospital wing started back in 2000. Final approval for the scheme was achieved in 2007 with construction of the new wing starting in December of that year. The structural completion of the new building was in May 2009.

Broomfield Hospital

12,000m² WILOTEKT-PLUS hot melt structural roofing

Axtershield roofing contractor Tilbury Contracts pulled out all the stops, laying up to 900 m2 a day, enabling Bouygues UK to complete this £148 million PFI project in just 32 weeks.

ALPAL 3000 S refurbishment

With its innovative 3mm thickness ALPAL® 3000 S is ideal for refurbishment works. It is installed directly over self-protected existing waterproofing without primer* or partial bond membrane. The pre-printed under surface film shows where it is to be torched to give a partial bond on to a clean existing waterproofing substrate.

ALPAL® 3000 S can also be partially bonded to primed concrete and fully bonded to an existing mastic asphalt roof, plywood and other substrates.

On new works, ALPAL® 3000 S can be installed by torching directly on to uncoated mineral fibre insulation, particularly on metal decks.

One single operation is sufficient to achieve a high quality waterproofing system with considerable cost benefits due to the savings in installation time and handling.

  • 3mm thick, lightweight roll, easy to handle (39kg; 8m x 1m)
  • can be applied direct on to uncoated insulation or existing waterproofing
  • cost and installation time savings – no primer* or partial bond membrane needed
  • no costly disposal of existing roof membranes
  • smooth, crease-free installation without risk of ponding water
  • excellent bonding due to ALPA® binder
  • performance characteristics comparable to maximum FIT rating F5I5T4
  • 15 year guarantee

*priming only necessary on concrete

ALPAL® 3000 S

New 3mm single layer for roof refurbishment

Axter has recently introduced ALPAL® 3000 S to its range - a lightweight single layer 3mm membrane for both new works and refurbishment projects, providing cost and installation time savings.

Axter structural waterproofing on Canada Water Library

After a rigorous selection procedure architects CZWG approved Axter Ltd's WILOTEKT-PLUS structural waterproofing system for their inverted pyramid at Canada Water. Main contractor ISG Jackson's Senior Contracts Manager Len Smith said "The Axter system was chosen because of the intensity of work that needs to take place on the roof. It is a hot applied system so you can work on the roof with other trades without worrying about damage. Also the product doesn't leak and comes with a 30 year guarantee". Axter assisted ISG Jackson to value engineer the project with the roof product specification, helping save an estimated £1 million of construction costs.

Canada Water Library

Axter's WILOTEKT-PLUS chosen - again

After a rigorous selection procedure architects CZWG approved Axter Ltd's WILOTEKT-PLUS structural waterproofing system for their inverted pyramid at Canada Water.

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