ADSHEAD RATCLIFFE & CO LTD

DERBY ROAD
BELPER
DERBYSHIRE DE56 1WJ

Tel: 01773 826661
Fax: 01773 821215

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Suppliers of: ARBO sealants glazing seals, structural glass sealants,

Founded in 1859, Derbyshire based Adshead Ratcliffe is today a major UK sealant manufacturer whose "ARBO" brand is recognised world-wide for both quality and performance.

ARBO Sealants

Our ARBO brand sealants are respected throughout the building, glazing and construction industries by architects and contractors, and with specialist products available for marine and industrial sectors, our customer base is wide. Our commitment to quality is reflected in our ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001:2004 certification, and membership of the Adhesive & Sealants Association (BASA), British Standards Institute (BSI).

As wide as our customer base is, so is our ranges of sealants. These include:-

As a dedicated sealant manufacturer, we are able to supply products to meet virtually any requirements and our in-house research and development facilities are able to tailor make sealants for more specialised applications, and for colour matching to order.

Arbo Façade Solutions.

Arbo Façade Solutions aim is to serve the lightweight cladding industry by supplying a range of products to system designers of curtain walling, rainscreen systems, window manufacturer’s and installers by offering technical advice and ancillary products to this market sector.

Arbo Façade Solutions have a portfolio of product including Arbo EPDM systems one and two part structural silicone sealants and a range of sealants, adhesives security tapes, expanding strip foam products and adhesive membranes to meet the designer’s requirements.

ADHESIVES . .
ADHESIVES BY COMPOSITION Gap Filling .
ADHESIVES BY COMPOSITION PVC Gap Filling .
ADHESIVES BY COMPOSITION Sealant Combined .
ADHESIVES FOR DIFFERENT PRODUCTS Aluminium .
ADHESIVES FOR DIFFERENT PRODUCTS Butyl Rubber Sheeting and Membranes .
ADHESIVES FOR DIFFERENT PRODUCTS Door Assemblies .
ADHESIVES FOR DIFFERENT PRODUCTS EDPM Membranes .
ADHESIVES FOR DIFFERENT PRODUCTS Glass .
ADHESIVES FOR DIFFERENT PRODUCTS Membrane Bonding .
ADHESIVES FOR DIFFERENT PRODUCTS Membrane Bonding Moisture Curing
ADHESIVES FOR DIFFERENT PRODUCTS Mirror .
ADHESIVES FOR DIFFERENT PRODUCTS Plastics .
ADHESIVES FOR DIFFERENT PRODUCTS Polycarbonate .
ADHESIVES FOR DIFFERENT PRODUCTS PVC-u .
ADHESIVES FOR DIFFERENT PRODUCTS Structural Glazing .
ADHESIVES FOR DIFFERENT PRODUCTS Tape Sealing .
ADHESIVES FOR DIFFERENT PRODUCTS Window Assemblies .
AIRTIGHT ROOFING Sealants .
BEDDING COMPOUNDS For Concrete .
BEDDING COMPOUNDS Non-Hardening .
CAULKING TOOLS
CLADDING ACCESSORIES .
CLEANING PRODUCTS Degreasers Metal Degreasing Tile Cleaning
CLEANING PRODUCTS Glass Industrial .
CLEANING PRODUCTS Plastic Sheet .
CLEANING PRODUCTS PVC-u .
CURTAIN WALLING Sealing System .
DOUBLE GLAZING Seals .
EXPANSION MOVEMENT JOINTS Sealing Gaskets EPDM
EXPANSION MOVEMENT JOINTS Strips: .
EXPANSION MOVEMENT JOINTS Strips: Butyl
EXPANSION MOVEMENT JOINTS Strips: EPDM Rubber
EXPANSION MOVEMENT JOINTS Strips: for Flat Roofs
EXPANSION MOVEMENT JOINTS Strips: Tapes
FACADE SYSTEMS Sealing Systems .
FILLERS By Composition: Butyl
FILLERS By Composition: Self Adhesive
FILLERS Decorators Caulk .
FILLERS Expanding Polyurethane Foam .
FILLERS Expanding Polyurethane Foam Fire Resistant
FILLERS Preformed Strips .
FILLERS Preformed Strips Self Adhesive
FIRE SEALS Gap Sealants BS 476:1987 Part 20
FIRE SEALS Intumescent .
FIRE SEALS Intumescent BS 476:1987 Part 20
FIRE SEALS Intumescent ISO 11600 F/G 7.5P
FOAM Insulating Expanding Polyurethane PUR Foam .
FOAM PUR Fire Resisting .
GLAZING Accessories .
GLAZING Compounds: Gun Applied
GLAZING Seals .
GLAZING Strips Intumescent
GLAZING Strips Self Adhesive
GLAZING Structural Silicone .
GLAZING Tapes .
GLAZING Tapes Intumescent
GLAZING Tapes Security BS 7412
GLAZING Tapes Structural Spacer
GLAZING BLOCKS PVC Glass Setting Blocks Balustrade Applications BS 6180
GLAZING BLOCKS PVC Glass Setting Blocks Glazing Applications BS 8000 Part 7
JOINT SEALING STRIPS . .
JOINT SEALING STRIPS Airtight Applications .
JOINT SEALING STRIPS Lap Joints .
JOINT SEALING STRIPS Passivhaus Certified
JOINT SEALING SYSTEMS Airtight Applications .
JOINT SEALING SYSTEMS Timber Frame Applications .
JOINT SEALING TAPES Bond Breaking .
JOINT SEALING TAPES Fire Resistant EN 11925
JOINT SEALING TAPES Fire Resistant EN 13501-1 Class B-s1-d0
JOINT SEALING TAPES Fire Resistant EN 13823
JOINT SEALING TAPES Flexible .
JOINT SEALING TAPES Waterproofing Vapour Impermeable Fire Retardant
MASTIC Guns .
MEMBRANE Jointing Tapes
MEMBRANES EN 13501-1 Class E
MEMBRANES EPDM .
MEMBRANES EPDM Fibre Reinforced / Self Adhesive Butyl Backing
MEMBRANES Facade .
MEMBRANES Facade EN 14909
MEMBRANES Facade Component Sealing Strips Air Leakage Control
MEMBRANES Facade Component Sealing Strips Condensation Prevention
MEMBRANES Rainscreen Cladding .
MEMBRANES Vapour Barrier .
PRIMERS For Asphalt .
PRIMERS For Bitumen Coated Surfaces .
PRIMERS For Blockwork .
PRIMERS For Brickwork .
PRIMERS For Concrete .
PRIMERS For Construction Joints .
PRIMERS: TYPES Isocyanate Resin Based .
PUTTY Acrylic .
PUTTY Glazing .
PUTTY Linseed Oil Brown Colour
PUTTY Linseed Oil BS 544
PUTTY Linseed Oil Natural Colour
PUTTY Sanitary Joints .
SEALANT Guns .
SEALANT Primer .
SEALANT Tapes .
SEALANT Tapes Double Sided
SEALANT Tapes Self-Adhesive
SEALANTS By Special Function Airtight Applications
SEALANTS By Special Function Construction Joint
SEALANTS By Special Function Floor Joints Self-Levelling
SEALANTS By Special Function Pedestrian Walkway Joints EN 15651-4:PW CE Marked
SEALANTS By Special Function Pedestrian Walkway Joints Self-Levelling
SEALANTS By Special Function Road Joints
SEALANTS By Special Function Runways and Runway Aprons
SEALANTS By Special Function Structural Floor Joints
SEALANTS Expanding Polyurethane Foam .
SEALANTS Expanding Polyurethane Foam DIN 4102 Part 1: Class B
SEALANTS Expanding Polyurethane Foam Fire Rated
SEALANTS Expanding Polyurethane Foam Fire Rated BS 476 Part 20 1987
SEALANTS Expanding Polyurethane Foam Insulating
SEALANTS Mastic .
SEALANTS Mastic: By Colours: Aluminium
SEALANTS Mastic: By Colours: Black
SEALANTS Mastic: By Colours: Brown
SEALANTS Mastic: By Colours: Clear/Translucent
SEALANTS Mastic: By Colours: Custom Shades
SEALANTS Mastic: By Colours: Fawn
SEALANTS Mastic: By Colours: Grey
SEALANTS Mastic: By Colours: Ivory
SEALANTS Mastic: By Colours: Limestone
SEALANTS Mastic: By Colours: Magnolia
SEALANTS Mastic: By Colours: Mahogany
SEALANTS Mastic: By Colours: Natural Stone
SEALANTS Mastic: By Colours: Red
SEALANTS Mastic: By Colours: Stone Portland
SEALANTS Mastic: By Colours: Teak
SEALANTS Mastic: By Colours: White
SEALANTS Mastic: by Composition: Acrylic
SEALANTS Mastic: by Composition: Acrylic Intumescent
SEALANTS Mastic: by Composition: Butyl Rubber Based
SEALANTS Mastic: by Composition: Elastomeric
SEALANTS Mastic: by Composition: Epoxy Resin
SEALANTS Mastic: by Composition: Epoxy Resin Three Part
SEALANTS Mastic: by Composition: Epoxy Resin Two Part
SEALANTS Mastic: by Composition: Oil Based
SEALANTS Mastic: by Composition: Oil Based (Skin Forming)
SEALANTS Mastic: by Composition: Polymer
SEALANTS Mastic: by Composition: Polymer One Part High Modulus
SEALANTS Mastic: by Composition: Polymer One Part High Modulus CE Marked EN 15651
SEALANTS Mastic: by Composition: Polymer One Part Low Modulus
SEALANTS Mastic: by Composition: Polysulphide BS 4254
SEALANTS Mastic: by Composition: Polysulphide BS 5215
SEALANTS Mastic: by Composition: Polysulphide Cartridges
SEALANTS Mastic: by Composition: Polysulphide One Part
SEALANTS Mastic: by Composition: Polysulphide One Part BS 5215:1986
SEALANTS Mastic: by Composition: Polysulphide One Part ISO 11600F 12.5P
SEALANTS Mastic: by Composition: Polysulphide One Part ISO 11600F 20HM
SEALANTS Mastic: by Composition: Polysulphide One Part ISO 11600F 25HM
SEALANTS Mastic: by Composition: Polysulphide Two Part
SEALANTS Mastic: by Composition: Polysulphide Two Part BS 476:1987 Part 20
SEALANTS Mastic: by Composition: Polysulphide Two Part BS 5212
SEALANTS Mastic: by Composition: Polysulphide Two Part ISO 11600F 25 HM
SEALANTS Mastic: by Composition: Polysulphide Two Part ISO 11600F 25 LM
SEALANTS Mastic: by Composition: Polysulphide Two Part Pouring Grade
SEALANTS Mastic: by Composition: Polyurethane
SEALANTS Mastic: by Composition: Silicone
SEALANTS Mastic: by Composition: Silicone Based
SEALANTS Mastic: by Composition: Silicone Based BS EN 15651
SEALANTS Mastic: by Composition: Silicone BS 476:1987 Part 20
SEALANTS Mastic: by Composition: Silicone BS 5889
SEALANTS Mastic: by Composition: Silicone BS 5889 Type A
SEALANTS Mastic: by Composition: Silicone Fire Rated
SEALANTS Mastic: by Composition: Silicone Heat Resistant
SEALANTS Mastic: by Composition: Silicone ISO 11600
SEALANTS Mastic: by Composition: Silicone ISO 11600F Class 20 LM
SEALANTS Mastic: by Composition: Silicone ISO 11600F Class 25 HM
SEALANTS Mastic: by Composition: Silicone ISO 11600F Class 25 LM
SEALANTS Mastic: by Composition: Silicone ISO 11600G Class 20 LM
SEALANTS Mastic: by Composition: Silicone ISO 11600G Class 25 HM
SEALANTS Mastic: by Composition: Silicone ISO 11600G Class 25 LM
SEALANTS Mastic: by Composition: Silicone Low Modulus
SEALANTS Mastic: by Composition: Silicone Low Modulus BS 5889:1989 Type A
SEALANTS Mastic: by Composition: Silicone Medium/High Modulus
SEALANTS Mastic: by Composition: Silicone Rubber
SEALANTS Mastic: by Composition: Solvent Based
SEALANTS Mastic: by Composition: Synthetic Rubber
SEALANTS Mastic: by Composition: Waterbased
SEALANTS Mastic: by Special Function: Acoustic
SEALANTS Mastic: by Special Function: Acoustic Fire Rated
SEALANTS Mastic: by Special Function: Acrylic Panel
SEALANTS Mastic: by Special Function: Alkali Resistant
SEALANTS Mastic: by Special Function: Aluminium
SEALANTS Mastic: by Special Function: Anti-Mould
SEALANTS Mastic: by Special Function: Antibacterial Antimicrobial
SEALANTS Mastic: by Special Function: Balustrades Balustrading
SEALANTS Mastic: by Special Function: Brick
SEALANTS Mastic: by Special Function: Ceramic Tile
SEALANTS Mastic: by Special Function: Chemical Resistant
SEALANTS Mastic: by Special Function: Cladding
SEALANTS Mastic: by Special Function: Commercial Floors
SEALANTS Mastic: by Special Function: Compression
SEALANTS Mastic: by Special Function: Concrete
SEALANTS Mastic: by Special Function: Construction Joint
SEALANTS Mastic: by Special Function: Construction Joints EN 15651
SEALANTS Mastic: by Special Function: Curtain Walling
SEALANTS Mastic: by Special Function: Door Frame
SEALANTS Mastic: by Special Function: Draughtproofing
SEALANTS Mastic: by Special Function: Ductwork
SEALANTS Mastic: by Special Function: Engineering Applications
SEALANTS Mastic: by Special Function: Environmental Management System ISO 14001:2004
SEALANTS Mastic: by Special Function: Expansion Movement Joint
SEALANTS Mastic: by Special Function: External
SEALANTS Mastic: by Special Function: Facades
SEALANTS Mastic: by Special Function: Fire Resistant BS 476:1987 Part 20
SEALANTS Mastic: by Special Function: Flooring Joints
SEALANTS Mastic: by Special Function: Fuel Resistant
SEALANTS Mastic: by Special Function: Fungicidal
SEALANTS Mastic: by Special Function: Glass to Glass
SEALANTS Mastic: by Special Function: Glazing
SEALANTS Mastic: by Special Function: Glazing Intumescent
SEALANTS Mastic: by Special Function: Gutter
SEALANTS Mastic: by Special Function: Gutter Repair
SEALANTS Mastic: by Special Function: High Temperature Resistant
SEALANTS Mastic: by Special Function: Horizontal Joints BS 5212 Roads Runways Aprons
SEALANTS Mastic: by Special Function: Hygienic
SEALANTS Mastic: by Special Function: Industrial Floors
SEALANTS Mastic: by Special Function: Internal
SEALANTS Mastic: by Special Function: Intumescent
SEALANTS Mastic: by Special Function: Intumescent BS 476:1987 Part 20
SEALANTS Mastic: by Special Function: Intumescent ISO 11600 F/G 7.5
SEALANTS Mastic: by Special Function: Laminate Sheets
SEALANTS Mastic: by Special Function: Large Joint
SEALANTS Mastic: by Special Function: Lead
SEALANTS Mastic: by Special Function: Lead Flashing
SEALANTS Mastic: by Special Function: Marine Applications Boat Decking
SEALANTS Mastic: by Special Function: Marine Environment
SEALANTS Mastic: by Special Function: Membrane Overlaps
SEALANTS Mastic: by Special Function: Metal
SEALANTS Mastic: by Special Function: Mildew Resistant / Mould Resistant
SEALANTS Mastic: by Special Function: MRSA Virus Reistant
SEALANTS Mastic: by Special Function: Natural Stone
SEALANTS Mastic: by Special Function: Non-Staining
SEALANTS Mastic: by Special Function: Plastic
SEALANTS Mastic: by Special Function: Pointing (Brickwork/Masonry/Stonework)
SEALANTS Mastic: by Special Function: Prisons / Secure Environments
SEALANTS Mastic: by Special Function: Prisons / Secure Environments Non-Pick
SEALANTS Mastic: by Special Function: PVC-u
SEALANTS Mastic: by Special Function: Rainwater Goods
SEALANTS Mastic: by Special Function: Roofing
SEALANTS Mastic: by Special Function: Sanitary Acetoxy Moisture Vapour Cure
SEALANTS Mastic: by Special Function: Sanitary Bathrooms Baths Showers Kitchens
SEALANTS Mastic: by Special Function: Sanitary BS 5889:1980 Part B
SEALANTS Mastic: by Special Function: Sewage Works
SEALANTS Mastic: by Special Function: Small Gap (3mm or Less)
SEALANTS Mastic: by Special Function: Steel
SEALANTS Mastic: by Special Function: Structural Glazing
SEALANTS Mastic: by Special Function: Submerged Joint
SEALANTS Mastic: by Special Function: Swimming Pool Surround
SEALANTS Mastic: by Special Function: Swimming Pools
SEALANTS Mastic: by Special Function: Timber Decking
SEALANTS Mastic: by Special Function: Timber Frame
SEALANTS Mastic: by Special Function: Water Retaining Structures
SEALANTS Mastic: by Special Function: Waterproof
SEALANTS Mastic: by Special Function: Weathersealing
SEALANTS Mastic: by Special Function: Wet Surface
SEALANTS Mastic: by Special Function: Wetroom
SEALANTS Mastic: by Special Function: Window Assemblies
SEALANTS Mastic: by Special Function: Window Frame
SEALANTS Mastic: by Special Function: Wood
SEALING Gaskets .
SEALING Strips .
SEALING Strips Butyl Resin
SEALING Strips Intumescent
SEALING Strips Preformed
SEALING Strips Self-Adhesive
SEALING Strips Window
SEALING TAPES Curtain Walling .
SEALING TAPES Flexible .
SEALS Airtight .
SEALS Preformed .
SEALS Window .
STRUCTURAL GLAZING Sealant Systems .
TAPES Bond Breaking .
TAPES Butyl .
TAPES Cladding .
TAPES Curtain Walling .
TAPES Customised .
TAPES Fenestration Window Seals
TAPES Foam .
TAPES Foam Self Adhesive
TAPES Glazing .
TAPES Insulating Thermal
TAPES Intumescent .
TAPES Intumescent BS 476 Part 22:1987
TAPES Masking Waterproof Cloth
TAPES Movement Joint .
TAPES Non-Adhesive .
TAPES PVC .
TAPES Self Adhesive .
TAPES Structural Glazing Spacer Tape .
TAPES Ultra Violet Light Resistant UV Resistant
TAPES Waterproof .
TAPES Waterproofing .
TAPES Waterproofing Self-Adhesive
VAPOUR BARRIER Jointing Tape .
WEATHER PROOFING SEALS Cladding .
WEATHER PROOFING SEALS Timber Door .
WEATHER PROOFING SEALS Timber Window .
ARBI LEAD SEAL Silicone Sealants
ARBO Sealants
ARBO 2020 Three Part Epoxy Sealant
ARBO 925 Primers
ARBO AR240 Fire Rated Expanding Foam
ARBO BOND BREAKER Bond Breaking Joint Sealing Tape
ARBO BUTE-AL BAND Sealing Tape
ARBO EASY STICK Damp Proof Membranes
ARBO HV SGS Gap Filling Adhesives
ARBO MEMBRANE ADHESIVE Adhesives
ARBO MIRROR Adhesives
ARBO POLYMER PUTTY Acrylic Putty
ARBO SA Elastomeric Sealant Adhesives
ARBO SMALL GAP SEALER Gap Filling Adhesives
ARBO SST Structural Glazing Spacer Tape
ARBO UBC Bedding Compound
ARBO XL Intumescent Sealant
ARBO XPANDA Intumescent Tape
ARBOCAULK Caulking Compound
ARBOFLEX 500 Flexible Sealant
ARBOFOAM Polyurethane Foam
ARBOFOAM Expanding Polyurethane Foam
ARBOGRIP Adhesive
ARBOKOL 1000 Flexible Sealant
ARBOKOL 1025 Flexible Sealant
ARBOKOL 2150 Flexible Sealant
ARBOKOL 682 Balustrade Sealant
ARBOKOL AG1 Flexible Sealant
ARBOKOL AG2 Two Part Sealant
ARBOKOL SECURE Epoxy Sealants
ARBOLITE Putty
ARBOMAST Flexible Sealant
ARBOMAST AUTOGRADE Windscreen Sealant
ARBOMERIC Flexible Sealant
ARBOSEAL BUTYL 88 Mastic Strip
ARBOSEAL GZ Glazing Tape
ARBOSEAL INTUMESCENT Intumescent Tape
ARBOSIL 1070 Silicone Sealant
ARBOSIL 1071 Intumescent Sealant
ARBOSIL 1081 Silicone Sealant
ARBOSIL 1090 Silicone Sealant
ARBOSIL 1096 Silicone Sealant
ARBOSIL HM Silicone Sealant
ARBOSIL LM Silicone Sealant
ARBOSIL XL 1099 Silicone Sealant
ARBOSIL XL1075 Intumescent Sealants
ARBOSTRIP Foam Tape
ARBOTHANE 1240 One Part Sealant
ARBOTHANE 1245 One Part Sealant
ULTRAGLAZE Structural Glazing Sealant System
VITASEAL 600 Expanding Foam Tape

ARBOFLEX PU – Liquid waterproofing you can rely on

March 2021


We are pleased to announce the launch of ARBOFLEX® PU Liquid Waterproofing for our roofing customers in the UK.

ARBOFLEX PU is a single component liquid made from pure polyurethane which, once cured, forms a seamless elastic membrane without any joints. The material properties of ARBOFLEX PU enable it to be airtight and waterproof on a range of substrates.

ARBOFLEX PU is ideal for refurbishments or new build projects, the range consists of systems and products that can be used in all areas of roofing. The membrane adapts to any surface such as uneven, curved or irregular.

ARBOFLEX PU has an extensive product range which includes a robust 225 gsm matting, a range of coatings such as UV Protect which adds to the durability of the waterproofing system. ARBOFLEX PU UV Protect is highly resistant to UV light. As a result, a 20 years product warranty is offered. The system is BBA certified.

This system is ideal for flat roofs, but can also suitable for balconies and walkways.

The complete ARBOFLEX® PU range includes the following products making it a very versatile range suitable for a variety of applications and projects. The range includes – Accelerator, PU Sealant, Slip Resist, Thickener, Translucent, Primer.

Liquid waterproofing is the latest addition to the flat roof waterproofing solutions in the UK.

New Year – New Signage at Adshead Ratcliffe’s Belper site

March 2021


With the new year, CARLISLE’s Adshead Ratcliffe in Belper has had new signage installed to bring the site in line with the company’s global branding.

Adshead Ratcliffe manufactures an extensive range of ARBO Sealants and ARBO Facade System at Belper in Derbyshire UK. The company has been manufacturing in Belper since 1859. ARBO Sealants are the industry-leading sealants for buildings and facades in the UK and international markets.

The site also houses R&D facility, a trade counter and CARLISLE Academy for product training.

In 2017, Adshead Ratcliffe & Co became part of CARLISLE® CM Europe following the acquisition by the US group CARLISLE® Companies Incorporated.

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