[CCMC 13134-R] CCMC Canadian code compliance evaluation

From: National Research Council Canada

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Compliance opinion

It is the opinion of the Canadian Construction Materials Centre that the evaluated product, when used as a waterproof membrane covering for decks and balconies subject to light pedestrian traffic in accordance with the conditions and limitations stated in this evaluation, complies with the following code:

National Building Code of Canada 2015

ID Code provision Solution type
09-26-00-00-00-0-009.26. RoofingAlternative

Ontario Building Code

Ruling No. 05-02-126 (13134-R) authorizing the use of this product in Ontario, subject to the terms and conditions contained in the Ruling, was made by the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing on 2005-04-05 pursuant to s.29 of the Building Code Act, 1992 (see Ruling for terms and conditions). This Ruling is subject to periodic revisions and updates.

The above opinion(s) is/are based on the evaluation by the CCMC of technical evidence provided by the evaluation holder, and is bound by the stated conditions and limitations. For the benefit of the user, a summary of the technical information that forms the basis of this evaluation has been included.

Product information

Product name

Duradek Ultra

Product description

The product is a polyvinyl chloride membrane with a 1.5-mm nominal thickness and a laminated, heat-set polyester fabric attached to the back. The surface is embossed to provide a textured finish. The membrane is manufactured in rolls that are 1 372 mm or 1 829 mm wide and 18.29 m or 22.86 m in length. The product can also be cut to a required length.

The product is available in various colors. A typical roof/deck application is shown in the following figure.

A drawing of the product in a typical roof/deck application

Figure 1. Duradek Ultra – typical roof/deck application

Manufacturing plant

This evaluation is valid only for products produced at the following plant:

Product nameManufacturing plant
Jeannette, PA, US
Duradek UltraProduct evaluated by the CCMC

Product evaluated by the CCMC Indicates that the product from this manufacturing facility has been evaluated by the CCMC

  Conditions and limitations

The CCMC’s compliance opinion is bound by this product being used in accordance with the conditions and limitations set out below.

  • The product can be used as a waterproof membrane that is fully adhered to a continuous solid substrate, such as plywood or concrete decks and balconies that are subject to light pedestrian traffic.
  • The product must be used only in conjunction with plywood or concrete substrates. The membrane must be fully adhered to the substrate with adhesives D-763 and D-811, and applied as per the installation manual.
  • The product’s deck membrane can be considered as an alternative solution to materials referenced in Section 9.26. of Division B of the NBC 2015.
  • The product is limited for use in areas that are subject to traffic loads generated by residential occupancies only.
  • The product must not be exposed to chemical attack or spillage. In situations where extended contact with chemicals or pollutants may occur, the suitability of the product must be determined.
  • The roof/deck must provide a minimum slope of 1:48.
  • Any physical or chemical damage to the membrane must be repaired in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions.
  • The product must not be installed with butt seam joints.
  • Joints must be shingle-lapped in order to shed water.
  • The product must be installed by approved applicators only and in strict conformance with the current installation instructions dated March 2016.
  • The product or its packaging must be identified with the manufacturer’s name or logo and the phrase “CCMC 13134-R.”

  Technical information

This evaluation is based on demonstrated conformance with the following criteria:

Evaluation requirements
Criteria number Criteria name
CCMC-TG-075419.01-15ACCMC Technical Guide for "PVC Sheet-Applied Waterproof Decking Membrane (Exposed to Light Pedestrian Traffic)"
Material requirements
Results of testing the material requirements of the product
Property Unit Requirement Result
Overall thickness mm Report value 1.53
Coating thickness mm Min. 0.4 (no measurement less than 0.32) 0.87
Performance requirements
Table 1. Results of testing the performance requirements of the product
Property Unit Requirement Result
Load strain energy kN/m Min. 30 MD 32Table footnote (1) ;
XD 27Table footnote (2)
Water vapour transmission g/m2/d Max. 4.0 1.06
Water absorption mass % 3.0  2.58
Static puncture Rating ≥ 3 3
Dynamic puncture Rating ≥ 3 4
Low temperature impact original - 8 out of 10 pass Pass
after weathering - 8 out of 10 pass Pass
Low temperature flexibility original - Material must not crack or exhibit any visible defects Pass
after heat aging - Material must not crack or exhibit any visible defects Pass
after weathering - Material must not crack or exhibit any visible defects Pass
Lap joint strength unaged % Min. 75% of original membrane 78%
after heat aging % Min. 75% of original membrane 67%Table footnote (3)
Resistance to accelerated weathering (visual) - No cracking, blistering or colour change Pass
Abrasion resistance weight loss g 0.4 Pass
depth of wear mm Max. 0.30 Pass
Adhesion to substrate N 125 1 404; 192; 457; 352Table footnote (4)
Slip resistance dry condition Rating Leather ≥ 0.50 and rubber ≥ 0.70 Pass
wet condition Rating Leather ≥ 0.60 and rubber ≥ 0.65 Pass

Administrative information

Use of Canadian Construction Materials Centre (CCMC) assessments

This assessment must be read in the context of the entire CCMC Registry of Product Assessments, any applicable building code or by-law requirements, and/or any other regulatory requirements (for example, the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act, the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, etc.).

It is the responsibility of the user to confirm that the assessment they are using is current and has not been withdrawn or superseded by a later version on the CCMC Registry of Product Assessments.


The National Research Council of Canada (NRC) has evaluated only the characteristics of the specific product described herein. The information and opinions in this evaluation are directed to those who have the appropriate degree of experience to use and apply its contents (such as authorities having jurisdiction, design professionals and specifiers). This evaluation is valid when the product is used as part of permitted construction, respecting all conditions and limitations stated in the evaluation, and in accordance with applicable building codes and by-laws.

This evaluation is provided without representation, warranty or guarantee of any kind, expressed or implied, and the NRC provides no endorsement for any evaluated product. The NRC accepts no responsibility whatsoever arising in any way from any and all use of or reliance on the information contained herein or the use of any evaluated product. The NRC is not undertaking to render professional or other services on behalf of any person or entity nor to perform any duty owed by any person or entity to another person or entity.


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