AND COLUMN CAPPING SYSTEM
walls are a feature of residential and commercial
property development in South Africa.
function is primarily security and aesthetic appeal.
differentiate walls and improve appearance wall
and column cappings and decorative wall mouldings
are common place.
traditionally have been made from brick, specialised
plaster techniques and precast concrete.
above methods are time consuming, often expensive
and labour intensive.
polystyrene (EPS) offers a viable
alternative for these components as it is lightweight,
can be cut or moulded into any shape and can be
readily protected by propriety EPS plaster systems.
cappings and mouldings are a range
of EPS products that are made to order to suit the
individual requirements of the customer.
and profile requirements are submitted to ABP
Building Products who then cut or
mould to shape and size.
can be supplied unplastered with the plaster supplied
separately for application on site or preplastered
with a 2-3mm EPS plaster coating.
capping and moulding lengths can be supplied up
to a maximum length of 3 metres but are most often
cut to coincide with the spacing between wall expansion
products are supplied with an EPS adhesive to glue
the products to the wall surface. Polycap can also
be secured with a conventional plaster mix.
joints are finished with either a silicone
sealer or a plastered V joint.
Decide the profile and dimensions of the capping
or moulding required.
Provide a detailed drawing with dimensions to ABP
Building Products. Include the dimensions of the
wall or column to be capped.
ABP will quote to meet the specified requirement.
Once supplied place the moulding or capping in position
securing the PolyCap EPS product by using either
Polyplast or PolyGlue.
If supplied unplastered apply a 2-3 mm thickness
of Polyplast plaster to the capping or moulding.
Joints in mouldings can be covered or jointed with
Polyplast or a silicone sealer.
If required paint the Polycap product with a quality
and easy to install
EPS is a lightweight material components can be
easily positioned with minimal effort and labour.
the Polycap products are precision cut or moulded
in factory the appearance of the finished product
is uniform and not subject to human error.
shape, size and length can be cut or moulded.
is impermeable to water and when used as a wall
or column capping will prevent water seeping into
of walls and columns.
and long lasting
will not rot or degrade over time giving permanency
to all wall features and decoration.
components can be made faster and lighter than concrete
or plaster equivalents and are competitive in
cost and significantly reduce the labour involved
shape, size: To customer specification
16-24 gm/lt depending on product.
SBR expanded polystyrene adhesive supplied in either
1 or 5lt tins
acrylic resin plaster mix supplied in 25lt plastic