[CCMC 13606-R] CCMC Canadian code compliance evaluation

From: National Research Council Canada

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Code 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

Code provision Solution type Roofs shall be protected with roofing, i ...Acceptable
9.26.2. Roofing MaterialsAlternative

Ontario Building Code

Ruling No. 14-209-305 (13606-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 2014-09-25 (revised 2017-03-31) 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 is 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:

Weatherdek Plus

Product description

The product is a polyvinyl chloride membrane made with a nominal thickness of 1.5 mm. The product is made with reinforced woven and non-woven heat set polyester backings. The surface of the product is embossed to provide a textured finish. The membrane is available in rolls that are 1 372 mm or 1 829 mm wide and can be cut to a required length. The product is available in a variety of colours.

Manufacturing plant

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

  • Winchester, Virginia, United States

  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 a plywood or concrete deck 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 WD-1000 or WD-7633 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 product is limited for use where the roof or deck surface has 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 manufacturer’s installation instructions.
  • The product or its packaging must be identified with the manufacturer’s name or logo and the phrase “CCMC 13606-R.”

  Technical information

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

Evaluation requirements
Criteria number Criteria name
CCMC-TG-075419.01-15CCMC Technical Guide for “PVC Sheet-Applied Waterproof Decking membranes (Exposed to light Pedestrian Traffic)”
Material requirements
Results of testing the material properties of the product
Property Unit Requirement Result
Woven Non-woven
Overall thickness mm Report value 1.9 2.0
Coating thickness mm Min. 0.4 (no measurement less than 0.32) No coating on membrane No coating on membrane


Performance requirements
Result of testing performance properties of the product
Property Unit Requirement Result
Woven Non-woven
Breaking strength kN/m ≥ 30 66 67
65 70
Water vapour transmission g/m2/d ≤ 4.0 0.7 0.8
Water absorption mass % ≤ 3.0 1.8 1.7
Static puncture (rating) - ≥ 3.0 4 4
Dynamic puncture (rating) - ≥ 3.0 4 4
Low temperature impact original - 8 out of 10 pass Pass Pass
after weathering Pass Pass
Low temperature flexibility original



Material must not crack or exhibit any visible defects. Pass Pass
after heat aging Pass Pass
after weathering Pass Pass
Lap joint strain energy machine direction % Min. 75% of original membrane Pass Pass
cross-machine direction Pass Pass
Lap joint strain energy - (after 7 days boiling) machine direction % Min. 70% of original membrane Pass Pass
cross-machine direction Pass Pass
Abrasion resistance - original weight loss g ≤ 0.4 0.4 0.4
depth of water mm ≤ 0.30 0.17 0.17
Resistance to accelerated weathering - No cracking, blistering or colour change Pass Pass
Adhesion substrate concrete surface with contact adhesive N



≥ 125

126 219
plywood substrate with contact adhesive N 193 226
plywood substrate with latex adhesive 133 128
Slip resistance - dry condition (rating) leather - ≥ 0.50 0.54
rubber ≥ 0.70 0.99
Slip resistance - wet condition (rating) leather - ≥ 0.60 0.65
rubber ≥ 0.65 0.88


Administrative information


This evaluation is issued by the Canadian Construction Materials Centre (CCMC), a 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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