PROBEAD
Render Bead and Plaster Bead

Guaranteed for 25-years, ProBead is a market-leading PVCu render bead for plastering and rendering. Available in 18 standard colours, each bead is made from 100% recycled PVCu, is durable, high quality and can be recycled.

  • 34 external and internal profiles available
  • A more comprehensive range of colours than any other manufacturer
  • External render and internal plaster beads
  • REACH registered raw materials
  • Custom colours and colour matching service

Order direct for next day delivery on standard colours, free samples of colours and profiles

Features and Benefits

  • Extensive through-coloured standard and custom range of render bead
  • Lightweight - for ease of handling
  • Easy to cut compared to traditional metal beads
  • Cost-effective - due to time savings
  • Excellent keying to reducing render or plaster waste
  • Non-corrosive - no staining on the walls due to rust
  • Non-flammable
  • 25-year guarantee against failure
  • Over 1,000,000 metres in stock - reduced lead times
  • BBA certified 06/4382 (on selected profiles)

Standards and Compliance

  • BBA certified 06/4382 (on selected profiles)
  • ISO 9001:2008 manufactured
  • ProBead PVCu profiles extruded to BS EN 12608:2003
  • BS 476-4:1970 Fire tests on building materials and structures - Non-combustibility test for materials
  • Profiles suitable for rendering and plastering to BS EN 13914:2005 Design preparation and application of external rendering and internal plastering

 

 

BBA Approval Inspection Testing Certificate

Angle/Corner Bead

Angle Beads are used with render and plaster, where a sharp arris is required to create smooth, clean rendering lines to all corners and returns. ProBead Angle Beads are available in 2 wing sizes: Standard and Wide, and are suitable for all types of external render.

STANDARD Angle/Corner Bead: 40mm WING FOR EXTERNAL RENDERING
Item codeColourRender depthLengthBox
SAB6White / Ivory6-8mm3m102m
SAB10All10-14mm3m102m
SAB15All15-20mm3m102m
Wide Angle/Corner Bead: 57mm wing for external rendering
Item codeColourRender depthLengthBox
WAB10All10-14mm3m102m
WAB15All15-20mm3m102m
WAB20All20-25mm3m102m

Bellcast / Drip Bead

Bellcast/Drip Beads form and protect the lower edge of the render. Bellcast/Drip Beads assist with finishing render at DPC level and above window heads, throwing off rainwater.

ProBead Bellcast/Drip Beads are available in 2 wing sizes: Standard and Wide, and are suitable for all types of external rendering.

Standard bellcast / drip bead: 40mm wing for external rendering
Item codeColourRender depthLengthBox
3BC10All6-10mm3m102m
3BC15All10-15mm3m102m
3BC20All15-20mm3m102m
Wide bellcast / drip bead: 55mm wing for external rendering
Item codeColourRender depthLengthBox
W3BC10White / Ivory6-10mm3m102m
W3BC15White / Ivory10-15mm3m102m
W3BC20White / Ivory15-20mm3m102m

Stop Bead

Stop Beads are used with render and plaster at junctions of walls, soffits, ceilings and surrounds to openings. Stop Beads are designed to finish and protect render/plaster edges.

ProBead Stop Beads are available in 2 wing sizes: Standard and Wide, and are suitable for all types of external rendering.

Standard stop end / render stop bead: 40mm wing for external rendering
Item codeColourRender depthLengthBox
3SB4White4mm3m102m
3SB6All6mm3m102m
3SB10All10mm3m102m
3SB15All15mm3m102m
3SB20All20mm3m102m
Wide stop end / render stop bead: 55mm wing for external rendering
Item codeColourRender depthLengthBox
W3SB10White / Ivory10mm3m102m
W3SB15White / Ivory15mm3m102m
W3SB20White / Ivory20mm3m102m

Movement / Expansion Bead

Expansion Beads are used with render and placed over movement joints and where substrates change. Expansion Beads help reduce cracking in high-stress areas and can be used for internal corners by hinging through 90 degrees.

Movement/Expansion Bead
Item codeColourRender depthLengthBox
3EX6All6mm3m102m
3EX10All10mm3m102m
3EX15All15mm3m102m
3EX20All20mm3m102m

Ashlar / Detail Bead

Ashlar Detail Beads are used to form Ashlar Detailing. Depending on the required render depth,  Ashlar Bead is bedded on or fixed directly to the substrate.  This type of bead offers an efficient, cost-effective alternative to manual Ashlar Detailing. It significantly reduces labour time and results in a sharp 25mm detail. If desired, the bead can be painted over or, if a coloured bead is selected, used as a compelling architectural detail.

Ashlar / Detail Bead
Item codeColourRender depthLengthBox
3AD25All10mm3m51m

ProBead+ / Meshed Wing Bead

The ProBead Plus bead range, including meshed angle/corner beads and window reveal/return (APU) beads. Specifically for use with polymeric thin coat render systems, ProBead Plus is designed to complement ProWall and ProRend EIFS systems.

 

Noseless Meshed Angle Bead (NMAB) provides invisible reinforcement and protection to the corners of buildings and openings, helping reduce the risk of cracking.

 

ProBead window protection beadThe Window Protection Bead (PWWBP), more commonly known as an APU bead, protects the window during render application. It reduces the risk of cracking and creates a water-resistant seal between the bead and window frame.

 

The ProWall Base Bead (PWBB) is one base bead that protects both the render board and the render at the base of a boarded system. Tried and tested as part of the ProWall rainscreen cladding system, this time and material-saving drip casing bead is available to use with all render board systems.

 

Probead+/Meshed Wing
Item codeDescriptionColourRender depthLengthBox
NMABNoseless meshed angle bead with 100mm and 150mm asymmetric mesh returnsWhite5-6mm2.5m100m
PWWBPWindow protection bead with 150mm mesh return and self-adhesive frame tapeWhite5-6mm2.6m78m
PWBBBase bead for render board systems, one bead for both board and renderWhite5-6mm2.5m25m

Dry Wall Bead

ProBead Drywall Beads incorporates a range of drylining corner profiles, feature channels and plasterboard edge beads.

Dry Wall Bead 3AB2
Dry Wall Bead 3AB2A
Dry Wall Bead 3PE12
Dry Wall Bead 3PE15
Dry Wall Bead SG15
Dry Wall Bead
Item codeDescriptionColourPlaster depthLengthBox
3AB2Drylining bead providing impact cornersWhite2mm3m102m
3AB2AArch angle bead forming curves and arches to minimum radius of 250mm ideal for drylining and skim plasterWhite2mm3m102m
3PE1212mm clip-on plasterboard or render carrier board edge bead providing reinforcementWhite2mm3m102m
3PE1515mm clip-on plasterboard or render carrier board edge bead providing reinforcementWhite2mm2.5m100m
SG1515mm shadow gap beadWhite2mm2.5m100m

Standards & Compliance

  • BBA certified 06/4382 (on selected profiles)
  • ISO 9001:2008 manufactured
  • ProBead PVCu profiles extruded to BS EN 12608:2003
  • BS 476-4:1970 Fire tests on building materials and structures - Non-combustibility test for materials
  • Profiles suitable for rendering and plastering to BS EN 13914:2005 Design preparation and application of external rendering and internal plastering
BBA Approval Inspection Testing Certificate
100% Reground PVCu

Colours

Order a free sample of ProBead here before making your final colour choice. The colours above are an indication only.

Custom Colours

In addition to the standard colour range shown here, we are also able to manufacture custom colours to suit most renders.

Custom colours are particularly suitable for thin coat synthetic renders such as ProRend Colourtex or equivalent.

Bead Colour Range

Render bead, or render trim is used to give sharp angles to the finished render for clean lines on your property. Corner beading adds additional reinforcement to the rendered finish, so the corners stay sharp for longer. Render bead is also used to direct moisture drops to run off the surface of the render. Plastic PVCu render bead has been used in the UK since the 1990s, as an alternative to metal trim that can corrode and stain the render.
Our render bead is available in wide range of colours, as in monocouche and thin coat systems a thin line of the bead is visible as part of the finished render wall.