Reach Blade I 15x15
Reach Blade I 15x15
Reach Blade I 15x15
Reach Blade I 15x15
Reach Blade I 15x15

Reach Blade I 15x15

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Introducing Reach Blade I from THE TRINITY BLADES by Site Inspections - Your Essential Tool for Hard-to-Reach Locations in the Building Industry

Site Inspections, a game-changer in the building industry, proudly presents Reach Blade I from its innovative product line, THE TRINITY BLADES. This unique gauge has been meticulously designed to measure fillet/bond breaker requirements in the most challenging and hard-to-reach locations.

Reach Blade I: The Detailer for External Liquid Membrane Applications

Reach Blade I is expertly designed to provide a 15mm x 15mm minimum fillet/bond breaker measurement, in alignment with AS 4654.2 standard requirements for external liquid membrane applications.

It is important to always consult the product manufacturer's Technical Data Sheet to ensure that the fillet/bond breaker sizes are compatible with the specific membrane system and meet the minimum requirements of the Australian standards.

Exceptional Features

In addition to its primary function, Reach Blade I incorporates a 150mm ruler. This convenient feature gives you the capability to measure the vertical upward and downward termination of the membrane, side laps and end laps of sheet membranes, pressure seal fixings, vertical led of metal angles, and much more.

With its innovative design and tactical size, Reach Blade I offers unparalleled access to difficult areas - whether that's under sliding doors leading to balconies or those hard-to-reach corners. As the only tool of its kind on the market, Blade I from THE TRINITY BLADES is an indispensable addition to your professional toolkit.

Built to Last

Reach Blade I is manufactured from hardened 420 Stainless Steel and measures 1.2mm in thickness, ensuring durability and a long lifespan, even in the most demanding environments.

Who Can Benefit From Reach Blade I?

Reach Blade I is not just a tool; it's an essential companion for various professionals in the building industry, including:

  • Waterproofing Applicators
  • Builders
  • Site Managers
  • Building Consultants & Inspectors
  • Third-Party Compliance Testers
  • Membrane Manufacturer Representatives

These professionals understand the significance of precision and efficiency in their roles. With Reach Blade I from THE TRINITY BLADES, they can elevate their work to new levels of accuracy and productivity.

Choose Reach Blade I from THE TRINITY BLADES, where precision meets accessibility and efficiency in the world of building inspections.

Examination of AS 3740 and AS 4654.2 Fillet/Bond Breaker Requirements:

AS 3740 Fillet/Bond Breaker Requirements:

  1. Definition: Bond breaker is a system that prevents the membrane from bonding to the substrate.
  2. Class II Membranes: These medium extensibility membranes require a minimum bond breaker/tape width of 35mm.
  3. Class III Membranes: These high extensibility membranes require a minimum bond breaker/tape width of 12mm.
  4. Bond Breaker Profile: Although not explicitly defined, the diagrams in the standard depict a concave finish for the bond breaker.

Two application options for class III membrane bond breaker:

  • Option 1 (Mitre Finish): Sealant bead should extend up the wall and along the floor for a minimum of 8.49mm each (total distance of 16.98mm).
  • Option 2 (Concave Finish): Sealant bead should extend up the wall and along the floor for a minimum of 7.64mm each (total distance of 15.28mm).

Note: A concave bond breaking sealant bead provides a larger bond breaking surface than a mitre one when applied at the same distances, resulting in a smaller but equally effective bond breaking bead.





AS 4654.2 Fillet Requirements:

  1. Fillet Usage: Fillets are necessary when a membrane changes from a horizontal to a vertical plane or from one vertical plane to another.
  2. Fillet Size: The standard requires a 40mm x 40mm fillet for sheet membranes and a 15mm x 15mm fillet for liquid membranes. The 15mm x 15mm requirement for liquid membranes means the hypotenuse side of the triangle (the fillet) is approximately 21.21mm.

Remember, always check the fillet/ bond breaker dimensions with the product manufacturer's Technical Data Sheet to ensure compatibility with the membrane system and alignment with the Australian standards.

The Predator Gauge: Your Professional Companion

By interpreting and applying these technical requirements effectively, professionals can ensure their work aligns with all applicable Australian standards. The Predator Gauge makes this task easier, providing the precision and convenience needed to excel. Ideal for waterproofing applicators, builders, site managers, building consultants & inspectors, third-party compliance testers, and membrane manufacturer representatives, this gauge proves to be an indispensable tool.

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