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[CCMC 11479-L] CCMC Standard compliance evaluation

From: National Research Council Canada

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Product information

Product names

  • Hal-Tex 20
  • Hal-Tex 30
  • Hal-Tex 60
  • Hal-Tex Cor-Ply
  • Hal-Tex Rainboard
  • Vaporex

Product description

“Hal-Tex 20,” “Vaporex,” “Hal-Tex 30” and “Hal-Tex 60” are breather-type, asphalt-saturated building papers composed of kraft paper and asphalt. They are manufactured by passing the kraft paper through an asphalt-saturating process. The products are available in 37.2 m2 (400 ft.2) × 27.9 m2 (300 ft.2) rolls.

“Hal-Tex Cor-Ply” is a two-ply, breather-type, asphalt-saturated building paper that has one corrugated ply laminated to one smooth ply. The corrugations are 3.0 mm to 4.5 mm in depth, and provide vertical channels that are intended for moisture drainage and air movement behind the exterior cladding. The product is produced in sheets or rolls.

“Hal-Tex Rainboard” is a three-ply laminated sheet made up of corrugated asphalt-saturated building paper at its centre, and faced on each side with smooth asphalt-saturated building paper. The product is available in sheets that are 1.00 m (40 in.) × 1.62 m (64 in.), with a thickness of either 3.0 mm or 3.9 mm.

Manufacturing plant

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

Product namesManufacturing plant
Surrey, BC, CA
Hal-Tex 20Product evaluated by the CCMC
Hal-Tex 30Product evaluated by the CCMC
Hal-Tex 60Product evaluated by the CCMC
Hal-Tex Cor-PlyProduct evaluated by the CCMC
Hal-Tex RainboardProduct evaluated by the CCMC
VaporexProduct evaluated by the CCMC

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

  Technical information

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

Evaluation requirements
Criteria number Criteria name
CAN/CGSB-51.32-M77Sheathing, Membrane, Breather Type

Administrative information


This evaluation is issued by the Canadian Construction Materials Centre (CCMC), part of the Construction Research Centre at the National Research Council of Canada (NRC). The evaluation must be read in the context of the entire CCMC Registry of Product Assessments and the legislated applicable building code in effect.

The CCMC was established in 1988 on behalf of the applicable regulator (i.e., the provinces and territories) to ensure—through assessment—conformity of alternative and acceptable solutions to regional building codes as determined by the local authority having jurisdiction (AHJ) as part of the issuance of a building permit.

It is the responsibility of the local AHJs, design professionals, and specifiers to confirm that the evaluation is current and has not been withdrawn or superseded by a later issue. Please refer to the website or contact:

Canadian Construction Materials Centre
Construction Research Centre
National Research Council of Canada
1200 Montreal Road
Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0R6
Telephone: 613-993-6189
Fax: 613-952-0268

The NRC has evaluated the material, product, system or service described herein only for those characteristics stated 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 (i.e., AHJs, design professionals and specifiers). This evaluation is only valid when the product is installed in strict compliance with the stated conditions and limitations of evaluation and the applicable local building code. In circumstances where no applicable local building permit is issued and that no confirmation of compliance ‘for use in the intended field application’ is undertaken, this evaluation is null and void in all respects. This evaluation is provided without representation, warranty, or guarantee of any kind, expressed, or implied, and the NRC provides no endorsement for any evaluated material, product, system or service described herein. The NRC accepts no responsibility whatsoever arising in any way from any and all use and reliance on the information contained in this evaluation with respect to its compliance to the referenced code(s) and standard(s). 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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