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Niches

Niches

„Easily integrated in the wedi standard range.“

Product information

wedi prefabricated niches are fabricated from ½” Building Panels for strength and come in five different size options.

The perfect fit for all your shower necessities, our niches install quickly and safely, and integrate flush into the wall panel assembly with wedi fasteners and wedi sealant. Shelves, included in some models, are flexible and can be installed exactly where they will fit your design best.

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Technical properties wedi Niches



Technical properties – Rigid foam

wedi Niche Base Material XPS/ Extruded Polystyrene Foam Core covered with fiberglass mesh fully embedded in a cement based resin coating
Thermal Conductivity (75°F (25°C) - ASTM C518) 0.23 Bbtu in/hr F
Tensile Strength (ASTM C297) 65 PSI
Shear Strength (Under conditions required in ANSI A118.10-1999) 28 day Shear Strength: 95 psi
84 day Shear Strength: 100 psi
100 day Shear Strength: 98 psi
Waterproofness; ASTM D4068 / ANSI A118.10-1999 Passed
Capillarity 0
R-Value 75°F (25°) - ASTM C518
4.3hr ft. 2 F/Btu/in (R Value for 1” wedi = 4.3)
Flexural Strength (ASTM C947) 627 psi
Robinson Floor Test (ASTM C627) Heavy duty commercial use, passed
Fastener Pull Through (ASTM C473) Wet 131.8 lb./Dry 196.2 lb.
Temperature Limits -58 / +175° F
Freeze & Thaw (ASTM C666 - 25 Cycles) No disintegration/change
Waterproofness of Assembly (ASTM E331) Passed, wedi Fundo Kit assembly (complete sytsem)
Fungus / Bacteria Resistance (ASTM G21) Passed, No Growth
Accelerated Aging (AC 71 - 25 Cycles) No disintegration
UL 1715 (Fire Test of interior Finish Material) Passed, flame spread <10
Linear Variation (ASTM D 1037 (ICC –EG 159)) Passed, less than 0.07%
Surface Burning Characteristics (ASTM E84-16) Classification A:
Flame Spread Index (FSI): 20
Smoke Developed Index (SDI): 70
Floor and Trench Drain Compliance (ASME A112.18.2) Passed, Compliant (ICC PMG 1189)

Product sizes

Order no. Designation Length x width x thickness
US3000003 wedi Niche Square Edges 16" x 8" x 4"
(outside dimension)
13" x 5" x 3"
(inside dimensions)
US3000004 wedi Niche Square Edges 16" x 12" x 4"
(outside dimension)
13" x 9" x 3"
(inside dimensions)
US3000005 wedi Niche Square Edges 16" x 16" x 4"
(outside dimension)
13" x 13" x 3"
(inside dimensions)
US3000007 wedi Niche Square Edges, incl. removable shelve 16" x 22" x 4"
(outside dimension)
13" x 19" x 3"
(inside dimensions)
Shelf: 2"
US3000024 wedi Niche Square Edges, incl. 2 adjustable shelves 16" x 42" x 4"
(outside dimension)
12" x 38 1/8" x 3 1/4"
(inside dimensions)
Shelf: 2"
US3000016 wedi Recessed Shower Niche 16 in. x 30 in. Cathedral with adjustable shelf 16" x 30" x 3 7/8"
(outside dimension)
12" x 25 3/16" x 3 1/8"
(inside dimensions)
Shelf: 2"

Areas of use wedi Niches

  • New Construction of Residential/Commercial use buildings
  • Renovation in Residential/Commercial use buildings
  • For barrier free or curbed installations
  • For customized or standard tiled showers
  • Over wooden or concrete substructures

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