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Cemprotec 2000-S

Flexible Waterproof Sealing Tape (WRAS) Overview Cemprotec 2000-S is an advanced, elastomeric, highly tear resistant, breathable, waterproof composite tape, which is embedded in the Cemprotec range of cementitious coatings to give a highly flexible, impermeable seal over “live” cracks and expansion or construction joints in waterproofing applications. Advantages Permanently elastomeric composite tape exhibiting over 600%… Read more

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Waterproofing of Expansion Joints Inside Heathrow Main Access Tunnel

Waterproofing of expansion joints Background A major £130 million refurbishment contract is being carried out to upgrade road tunnels at Heathrow Airport. Undertaken by BAM Nuttall in conjunction with M&E specialist VVB Engineering, part of the contract has involved the refurbishment of the Main Airport Access Tunnel. Originally built in the 1950’s, the Main Tunnel… Read more

Concrete Repair and Waterproofing for New Construction in Brunei

Concrete repair and waterproofing of new construction. Background Located on the island of Borneo in Southeast Asia, Brunei has adequate water sources but the development of the water supply system has been affected by distance and local conditions. In the 1990’s, the Bukit Barun Water Treatment Works was constructed to cater for the increasing water… Read more

Flexcrete’s Waterproofing System Applied on Chester Road Bridge

Cementitious waterproofing and aesthetic finish with Monodex Smooth covering an area spanning over 160m². Background Chester Road Rail Bridge passes the main road near Deansgate Station in Manchester. A prominent landmark in the city centre, the bridge allows trains to enter Deansgate Station which was first opened in 1849. Several regional trains stop at Deansgate… Read more

Fast-track Construction of Revolutionary Slipformed Core

Construction of 259m High Slipformed Core Background The Shard, at 310 metres high, is Europe’s first vertical town. Its 72 floors comprise a 26-floor office complex, three world-class restaurants, a 19-floor five-star Shangri-La Hotel, 13 floors of exclusive residential apartments and the UK’s highest viewing galleries. It has become one of London’s most sought after events… Read more

Green Roof Waterproofing at Australian International School in Hong Kong

Green Roof Waterproofing over an area of 725m². Background The Australian International School provides primary and secondary education to over eleven hundred students. The school has an innovative green roof design which creates an open air, eco-friendly work space able to accommodate two classes at the same time. The roof space features an Australian-themed garden… Read more

Fast-Track Concrete Repair Solution for London Heathrow Airport, Terminal 2A

Over-banding of day joints to 2500m² floor screed. Background The construction of Heathrow Airport’s Terminal 2 building (T2A) is one of the UK’s largest privately funded building projects. The new ultra-modern Terminal 2 is due to open to passengers in 2014, eventually accommodating 20 million passengers annually. It forms part of a five-year, £4.8 billion… Read more

Basement Waterproofing at London’s Palace Theatre

Basement waterproofing solution for London landmark. Background London’s Theatreland is famous the world over and attracts large numbers of UK and international visitors. Cleanliness in the urban environment is of great importance, and standard procedure for Westminster City Council is to wash the streets every night. This has caused major water ingress problems in the basement of the Palace… Read more

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Reservoir Floor Rehabilitation

In the December edition of Water Active, Graham James, OBE, explains how Flexcrete have provided a complete repair and protection solution for a major floor refurbishment project at Black Hill Reservoir, Sydney. Over 73 tonnes of a high performance cementitious coating manufactured by UK-based Flexcrete Technologies Limited, one of the AkzoNobel group of companies, has been delivered by air freight to… Read more

Waterproofing Heathrow’s Tunnels

The latest edition of Concrete Magazine talks to Flexcrete’s Chris Lloyd and explores the topic of providing durable waterproofing in aggressive environments. A total of 630m in length, the road tunnels are twin-bore with two lanes per bore and two additional single-lane side bores. Around 55,000 vehicles use the tunnels each day when entering or exiting… Read more

The Need to Maintain & Refurbish Water Assets

Chris Lloyd and Graham James of Flexcrete Technologies give detail of the introduction of AMP6, and the need to maintain and refurbish structures within the water industry. The water industry continues to face major challenges with regard to factors such as managing environmental impact, meeting affordability targets and maintaining assets. In order to operate within… Read more

Green Roof Waterproofing Solutions in Hong Kong

With the increase of global awareness of environmental sustainability, Graham James of Flexcrete Technologies explores rise of green roofing, the advantages, and the importance of roof waterproofing in Hong Kong. As environmental sustainability becomes more of a concern globally, green roofing is proving increasingly popular in many countries due to its ecological, financial and aesthetic benefits. In… Read more

Flexcrete’s Concrete Coatings are Flying High at Heathrow

A Flexcrete solution has been chosen for one of the UK’s largest privately funded building projects – the construction of Heathrow Airport’s Terminal 2 building (T2A). The old Terminal 2 building has been demolished and the new ultra-modern Terminal 2 is due to open to passengers in 2014, eventually accommodating 20 million passengers annually. It… Read more

Concrete Waterproofing Products Even Withstand Hong Kong Typhoon

Flexcrete’s concrete waterproofing products were truly put to the test in Hong Kong, when shortly after completion of a green roof waterproofing project at the Australian International School in Kowloon, the roof effectively bore the full force of Typhoon Vicente, the strongest to hit Hong Kong since 1999. The school has an innovative green roof… Read more