May 11, 2021

Rytons Rytweep®: Plastic vs. A1 Fire-rated

Weep hole ducts are a staple requirement of any brick build, from houses to multi-storey apartment projects.  Every year millions of Rytons concealed Rytweep® are used by house builders, bricklayers and contractors nationwide, making them an industry favourite.  But with ALL plastic weeps banned from use in relevant multi-storey buildings 18m high or more (11m in Scotland), it’s vital to have the right Rytweep® for the job …

Plastic vs. A1 Fire-rated
  • Rytons Plastic Rytweep®
  • Concealed cavity weep hole duct design.
  • Made of high impact plastic.
  • Use in house building, low-rise and mid-rise developments.
  • Remember, the use of ANY plastic weeps is banned in
    relevant multi-storey buildings.
  • Rytons A1 Fire-rated Rytweep®
  • Concealed cavity weep hole duct design.
  • A1 fire-rated.
  • Non-combustible (no contribution to fire).
  • Suitable for use in multi-storey buildings of any height.

Read more about the ban on plastic components in the external walls of multi-storey buildings here.

For further information, a sample, prices, or a stockist, email or call 01536 511874.

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