Installation made easy

Beamshield™ Plus is lightweight, easy to cut and simple to install. With our new app, off-cuts can be kept to a minimum and the correct unit is used every time! ensuring a continuous envelope of thermally efficient EPS.

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it’s done

Watch the video to see how simple the installation process is and find out the top tips in saving on materials.

BEAMSHIELD PLUS comprises of the below components. All the EPS units are 1200mm long and can be cut on site to the required length; (minimum 300mm) (NB unit length may be < 300mm around the floor perimeter edge only). Ensure that all vents are extended below the Beamshield insulation units, (use telescopic vents where necessary), and that sufficient ventilated space is maintained below the insulation. A minimum 150mm ventilated space below the Beamshield EPS unit is recommended but this may increase dependent on ground conditions, ie. clay conditions

Step 1
Starter Unit

Installation begins with a red labelled starter unit.

Beamshield Plus Starter Units can be used where the floor beams run parallel with the internal wall.

Step 2
Full Width Unit

Full width blue labelled units are placed to suit beam centres.

Full units are subsequently laid across the floor area.

Step 3
Half Width Unit

Half width yellow units are installed to suit reduced beam centres.

Half width units are available to help accommodate variable floor widths and beam positions.

Step 4
End Unit

A white labelled end unit is measured and cut to complete the installation.

End units (D) are used to finish the run at the opposite end of the floor (maximum width 300mm).

Top Sheet & Variable Width Boards

Beamshield Infill and Beamshield Plus can also be used with a top sheet, for improved thermal efficiency.

Variable width boards are cut from Beamshield Top Sheet to suit beam centres and can be used in all four configurations dependent on the floor plan.

  • Top sheets and Variable width boards are packaged with a green label.
Technical Installation Guide

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installation App

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