Self-Adhesive Vapour Barrier

Chesterfoil is designed for use as a high performance vapour barrier. It is manufactured using a high strength aluminium core and features a self-adhesive underside and release film.

Chesterfoil can be used in a wide variety of applications including built-up felt roofing, single-ply membranes, liquid applied waterproofing & metal roofing and will restrict the passage of warm moisture laden air from within the building, providing an airtight and vapour proof seal which can accommodate normal or high humidity conditions.

Key Features & Benefits:

• Cold-applied membrane

• Vapour proof

• Gas resistant

• Self-Adhesive


Chesterfoil VCL

Accreditations and Certifications

Product Information
Product CodeRoll LengthRoll WidthPallet Quantity
P71040m1.08m25 rolls


Chesterfoil is a self-adhesive vapour barrier with very high tear resistance and can be used on many types of decking including metal, plywood, OSB boarding, concrete, plasterboard. Suitable preparation using Chesterfelt Self-Adhesive Primer is required.

Installation Guidelines

This product should be installed in accordance with manufacturer recommendations and all relevant national standards and codes of practice, including BS 8217:2005 – the code of practice for reinforced bitumen membranes for roofing.

Maintenance and Repair

Routine inspection, cleaning and maintenance of the roof membranes should be based on the recommendation in BS 8217:2005. Should it be damaged either during construction or at a later date, then the repairs should be made using the same materials so that the performance of the built-up membranes is retained.


Manufactured in accordance with BS EN 13707:2004+A2:2009 – Flexible sheets for waterproofing. Reinforced bitumen sheets for roof waterproofing.

Handling and Storage

The material should be stored vertically on a firm flat surface, and transported stood on end to avoid damage.

Health and Safety

Health and Safety should be observed at all times in accordance with HSE and industry guidance. Specific Risk Assessments and Method Statements should be produced by contractors where necessary to ensure Working at Heights, Fire Safety and Manual Handling rules are compliant with current law and regulations. Health and safety data sheets are available for all materials on request from Chesterfelt.


UKCA certified & CE Marked to EN 13707:2004+A2:2009.
CE Certificate Number: 0086-CPR-595938.
UKCA Certificate Number: 0086 CPR 753192.

Quality Assurance

Chesterfoil is manufactured in accordance with BS EN ISO 9001:2015 – Quality Management Systems (QMS).

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