Why RigidRAP®?

  • Dual-Layer
  • Weather tightness
  • Lightweight material, simple and easy to install
  • Superior product properties
  • Environment-friendly
  • Certified and compliant
  • Description
  • IBS RigidRAP® is an 8mm OSB3 product that has been laminated with an approved building paper to give your house dual protection from the weather during your building process. It has been manufactured specifically for New Zealand, for use as a bracing element and/or rigid air barrier. IBS RigidRAP® is the only dual layer rigid air barrier system available in New Zealand and comes laminated with a BRANZ appraised watertight wall underlay.

    As designers, builders and homeowners move towards more sustainable and durable materials and systems, the benefits of IBS RigidRAP® are becoming more relevant.

    The product is lightweight, easy to cut nail or screw, and can be exposed to the weather for up to 90 days.

    IBS RigidRAP® replaces the traditional building paper wrap to above all support a healthier, stronger home.


    Intended use for IBS RigidRAP® are:

    Internal or External Wall Bracing
    External Wall Wrap – Rigid Air Barrier
    Temporary Weather Cladding

    Key Features and Benefits:

    Reduced building time and rigid structure
    Provides rapid moisture protection of the building
    Allows for interior construction to continue
    Provides a greater level of site security
    Reduces structural timber movement
    Provides both structural support
    Provides weather tightness and an airtight building or home
    CodeMark Certified (CM70035)
    Hard-wearing exposure tested by SCION New Zealand (90 days exposure)
    Meets all requirements of the New Zealand Building Code (NZBC)

  • Panel Sizes
  • Panel Sizes:

    • 2440 mm x 1196 mm x 8 mm
    • 2745 mm x 1196 mm x 8 mm
    • 3050 mm x 1196 mm x 8 mm
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