3015 VP Air Barrier with Permeable Backing

Brand: 3M

3M™ Air Barrier with Permeable Backing 3015VP is a self-adhered vapor permeable, wind and water resistant membrane with an aggressive acrylic adhesive and a breathable film. Primer is not required on most construction surfaces. This reverse-wound roll allows for longer roll lengths, increasing contractor productivity.
  • Meets the requirements of ASTM E2178 and CAN/ULC S741-8
  • Passes NFPA 285 as part of various exterior wall constructions
  • Service temperature from -40° to 300° F (-40° to 150° C)
  • Can be applied to substrates from 0° to 150° F (-18° to 66° C)
  • Permeable to water vapor, impermeable to air and water
  • Resists UV exposure for up to 12 months
  • Compatible with many building sealants: No adverse reaction with synthetic rubber, butyl, polyurethane, silicone and silane terminated hybrid sealants
  • Excellent adhesion to concrete, concrete block, anodized aluminum, galvanized metal, plywood and most exterior grade fiberglass matt gypsum boards without the use of any primer. Contact your local 3M Sales Representative or refer to the Technical Bulletins for details
  • Adhesive provides a unique combination of both cold and hot temperature adhesion to most substrates, which can extend the construction season in many climates
  • Unique adhesive even adheres to damp surfaces that have not absorbed water, like metals, glass and plastics
  • Seals around nails and staples to prevent moisture intrusion

3M 3015 VP Air Barrier (15" X 75')
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3M 3015 VP Air Barrier (30" X 75')
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3M 3015 VP Air Barrier (60" X 75')
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  • White

Liner Thickness

  • 3 mil (0.078 mm)

Total Thickness

  • 15 mil (0.50 mm)

Tensile Strength (Coated Membrane)

  • 1,177 psi (8.1 MPa)

Elongation at Break

  • 40%

Lap Adhesion (Stainless Steel)

  • 50 oz./in (0.44 N/mm)

Water Vapor Transmission

  • Dry Cup 12 US perms
  • Wet Cup 17 US perms

Nail Sealability

  • 127 mm (5 inches) Water Head Sfter 3 days Dry / Pass ASTM D1970-14, Section 7.9

  • Building construction
  • Climate control

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