Rainscreen Barrier

Fire product

ARC Rainscreen Barrier

  • Up to two hours fire integrity
  • Provides a 25mm airspace behind rainscreen cladding
  • Foil faced to provide a smoke barrier
  • Suitable for horizontal applications
  • Available to suit cavity widths from 75mm to 300mm


ARC Rainscreen Barrier has been designed to provide a two hour fire rating where continuous vertical airflow is required behind a rainscreen cladding system.

Key stats

Third-party certification Chiltern International Fire IF12020.
Insulation Rockfibre mineral wool
Thermal conductivity 0.035W/mK
Fire integrity Up to 2 hours
Test standard BS EN 1363-1:1999.

Frequently asked questions about this product

Does ARC Rainscreen Barrier need to have compression?

No, ARC Rainscreen Barrier is supplied 25mm narrower than the cavity width to provide the air flow required behind certain cladding systems. The provided ARC Spacer Spikes ensure the correct airspace is maintained during fitting.

I require a different air space to 25mm

ARC Rainscreen Barrier is currently only available to suit a 25mm air space.

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