Plastic DPC (Damp Proof Course) has a high compressive strength and a long life expectancy. It is able to deal with structural movement and is flexible it comes in 30 metre lengths and widths of up to one metre.
The purpose of Plastic DPC is to act as a barrier, protecting walls against the damage that could otherwise be caused by rising damp. Rising damp can be costly to fix, therefore a damp proof course could save you money in the long-term.
Using Plastic DPC is particularly common in commercial house building.