REQUIREMENT:Integral water-proofing and damp-proofing for concrete, renders & toppings, etc.Control of water absorption and dampness transmission by capillary action. Enhance durability and resistance to corrosion/corrosive environments (For Heavy & Extra Heavy Duty applications see Cementaid “3CC” & “Caltite”).
PRODUCT TO USE:AQUAPEL
HOW TO SPECIFY:
“All concrete (specify sections) shall incorporate Cementaid AQUAPEL at the rate of 1 litre per 40 kg bag of cement used (or 8 litres per cubic metre of concrete), or at other rates recommended by the manufacturer with water content adjusted to maintain slump”.
For optimum basic density, the minimum cement content for concrete mixes should be 335 Kg. per cubic metre. However AQUAPEL is effective in a wide range of cement content mixes, in accordance with users preference. For best results, the [water + AQUAPEL]: cement ratio should not exceed 0.45. A superplasterciser may be used for higher workability/placement slump.
RENDERS & TOPPINGS:“All renders and/or toppings (specify sections and mix) shall incorporate Cementaid AQUAPEL at the rate of up to 1500 ml. per 40 Kg bag of cement used, with water content adjusted to maintain slump.”
Reduces water absorption and transpiration of moisture by 70-80%, compared to normal concrete. Typical test absorption (BS 1881:Pt.122:1983) 1.5%, vs. similar plain concrete ~4%. Gives a slight increase in workability.
All general-purpose concrete floors or substructures in contact with damp or wet ground, marine or acidic environments, etc. Water-resistant screeds and renders etc. on bathrooms, showers, exteriors etc.
(For Heavy & Extra Heavy Duty applications see Cementaid “3CC” & “CALTITE”).
AQUAPEL can be detected in wet concrete by the slight odour of ammonia present. Allow good ventilation during works, particularly if sensitised.
APPLICATION: CONTACT CEMENTAID FOR SUPPLY AND APPLICATION SERVICE