red Code - sheet Lead

Red 2.00 mm is used extensively across Europe when complying with DTU 40:46, UK metric version BS 6915.


Used for:

  • Flat & Pitched Roofing 
  • Parapet, Box, Tapered & Pitched Valley Gutters
  • Vertical Cladding, Dormer Cheeks & Roofs
  • Chimney Flashings, Back Gutters and Aprons
  • Hip & Ridge Flashings
  • Cornice, Parapet Wall and Projection Weatherings
  • Damp-Proof Course
  • Cover Flashings


  • Maximum install length 2.0 metres
  • Maximum area 2.00mm not to exceed 1.20 m2
  • Optimum band choice 2.00 mm
  • Red Code can be welded and Bossed

(Band range between 2.00 mm and 2.24 mm)


NHBC Standards now include the complete Band range as set out in BSEN 12588:2006.

Red Code being used in the UK.

Manufactured to BS EN 12588:2006 – the status of a British Standard as published by the BSI.