Category Archives: Installation and System Components

Pile Cap waterproofing with Visqueen GX Flexi HC Barrier

Pile Cap waterproofingVisqueen Pile Cap Sealer is a specialised formulation for use within ground pile caps. The system can be used in basements as described in BS8102:2009.

When applied to a concrete surface, the active chemicals react with the free lime and moisture within the concrete to form in depth, insoluble crystals which fill and block all capillaries, fissures, pores and minor cracks within the concrete; effectively making the concrete watertight for the lifetime of the structure.

In this video we demonstrate how to apply Visqueen Pile Cap Sealer and Visqueen Waterstops to a concrete pile.

The tools of the trade required for this installation are; a bucket of fresh water, an emulsion paint brush, a water dispenser, a pair of disposable protective gloves for the water stop installation and a low speed drill for the mixing process. Continue reading

Damp Proofing Protection System Components which ensure effective jointing, continuity and protection

The following components are used within the Visqueen damp proofing protection systems to ensure effective jointing, continuity and protection. Separate datasheets relating to the damp proof membranes and courses are available.

components

  • Double Sided Jointing Tape
  • VisqueenPro Single Sided Jointing Tape
  • Rigid Preformed Pipe Sleeve (Top Hat) Unit
  • Flexible Preformed Pipe Sleeve (Top Hat) Unit
  • Heavy Duty Protection Board
  • Zedex DPC Jointing Tape
  • Zedex DPC Fixing Strip
  • Zedex DPC Fixing Pins for Masonry
  • Zedex DPC Fizing Pins for Insulation
  • Visqueen Detailing Strip
  • Visqueen HP Tanking Primer

Installation of damp proofing protection components:

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Visqueen Building Products is the market leader in the manufacture and supply of structural waterproofing and gas protection systems. Our range of solutions includes proven high performance damp proof membranes, damp proof courses, gas barriers, tanking membranes and vapour control layers. Continue reading