TRITON’s Platon Comfort is described as a highly effective, single application damp proof underlay for wood and laminate floors laid on concrete. Equally effective for renovation or newbuild projects, the tough polypropylene membrane can reportedly be laid directly onto a new concrete slab as soon as it’s dry enough to walk on.
Says the company: ‘Platon Comfort offers three times the water vapour resistance than film membranes and eliminates the need to install a foam underlay. Construction height is only 2.5mm so effective damp protection can be provided without disruption to the planned floor layer build-up.
The unique stud design means they ‘give’ a little when subjected to a load, which improves walking comfort and reduces impact sound by around 17-19dB.
‘Platon Comfort can be overlaid with floating flooring systems such as laminate or engineered timber flooring (including glue-free systems), chipboard or plywood insulation, underfloor heating systems or screed.’
Supplied in 18mx1m rolls, jointing of the membrane is carried out using Comfort Tape. Platon Comfort is loose-laid, and no special equipment is needed to cut and install, says the company.