Lead wool is frequently used to secure lead sheeting connections in masonry joints. It matches joints of different kind and sizes flexibility and offers a lasting stability. This material has a greater plasticity than mortar and can adjust better to movement. Lead wool has proven itself to be a reliable and above all maintenance-free joint-filling material. Besides, it has an almost unlimited lifespan.
Lead wool is twisted into ropes and stuffed into the joints. Afterwards the lead wool is continuously caulked in layers. The amount required is dependent on the joint size and the working conditions at the place of operation. The target density is up to 11.0 kg/dm³.
After laying, the material forms a homogeneous barrier layer, thereby providing reliable insulation against damp. The result is a discreet and smooth metal joint which can satisfy even high aesthetic standards. In the field of historical building using lead wool as joints-filling material matches the historical methods.
Product advantages at a glance
- Traditional product
- Almost unlimited lifespan
- Easy processing
- Universal sealing material