[CCMC 14026-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

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

Vinyl Decking Membrane

Product description

The product is a polyvinyl chloride membrane with a nominal thickness of 1.5 mm (nominal thickness of 2.0 mm with fleece backing). The product is made with a heat-set polyester fleece attached to the back-side of the membrane. The surface of the product is embossed to provide a textured finish. The membrane is available in rolls that are 1.8 m wide and 23 m long. The product can be cut to required lengths. The product is available in a variety of colours.

Manufacturing plant

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

Product nameManufacturing plant
Mountain Top, PA, US
Vinyl Decking MembraneProduct 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 must be used in conjunction with a continuous solid plywood or concrete substrate.
  • The membrane must be fully adhered to the substrate using the DURA PRO® – vinyl decking adhesive (AF0295), and applied as per the installation instructions.
  • The product is limited for use in areas that are subject to traffic loads generated by residential occupancies only (light pedestrian traffic).
  • 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.
  • Any physical or chemical damage to the membrane must be repaired in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions.
  • The product is limited for use where the roof or deck surface has a minimum slope of 1:48.
  • 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.
  • The product or its packaging must be identified with the following information:
    • manufacturer’s name or logo; and
    • the phrase “CCMC 14026-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)"

The Report Holder has submitted technical documentation for CCMC’s evaluation. Testing was conducted at laboratories recognized by CCMC. The corresponding technical evidence for this product is summarized below.

Material requirements
Table 1. Results of testing the material properties of the product
Property Unit Requirement Result
Overall thickness mm Report value 1.63
Overall thickness with fleece backing mm Report value 2.04
Performance requirements
Table 2. Results of testing the performance properties of the product
Property Unit Requirement Result
Load strain properties –strain energy machine direction kN/m ≥ 30 54
cross-machine direction 50
Water vapor transmission g/m2/d ≤ 4.0 1.3
Water absorption mass % ≤ 3.0 2.9
Static puncture (rating) ≥ 3.0 3
Dynamic puncture (rating) ≥ 3.0 4
Low temperature impact orginal 8 out of 10 pass 10 out of 10 pass
after weathering 10 out of 10 pass
Low temperature flexibility original


Material must not crack or exhibit any visible defects Pass
after heat aging
after weathering
Lap joint strength – strain energy cross-machine direction original


Min. 75% of original membrane 82 (41 kN/m)
after heat aging Min. 70% of original membrane 78 (39 kN/m)
Abrasion resistance – original  weight loss g ≤ 0.4 0.22
depth of water mm ≤ 0.3 0.18
Abraison resistance – after accelerated weathering weight loss g ≤ 4.0 0.35
depth of water mm ≤ 0.3 0.26
Adhesion to substrate DURA PRO® – vinyl decking adhesive (AF0295) N ≥ 125 302
Slip resistance – dry condition (rating) leather ≥ 0.50 0.57
rubber ≥ 0.70 0.74
Slip resistance – wet condition (rating) leather ≥ 0.60 0.60
rubber ≥ 0.65 0.89


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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