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Polymer Admixture 850

Sealer & Bonding Agent for Polymer Mortars, Renders & Screeds Overview Polymer Admixture 850 is an advanced copolymer dispersion which, when used as an admixture for sand and cement mixes, produces a high strength waterproof patching mortar, screed or render. It can also be mixed with cement to produce a slurry for sealing porous and… Read more

8 Results in Projects

Concrete Repair and Protection for Deteriorated Water Tanks in Ashford

Concrete Repair & Protection Solution for WTW Background Wessex Water supplies 1.3 million people in the South West of England with around 284 million litres of water daily. The company treats 475 million litres of sewage every single day and operates 110 Water Treatment Works, 340 Service Reservoirs and Water Towers and 405 Sewage Treatment… 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

Repairing Reinforced Concrete Slabs at Satakunta Air Command in Finland

Repair and freeze thaw protection to 15,300m² fibre reinforced concrete slabs at NATO airbase. Background With responsibility for the airspace of South West Finland, the Satakunta Air Command needs to keep operational, so an Apron out of action was out of the question. Due to aggressive aviation fuel and hydraulic fluid deposits, together with the… Read more

Concrete Waterproofing and Repair on Service Reservoir Roofs

Concrete waterproofing and repair of 4,000m² of  service reservoir roofs. Background As the fourth largest supplier of water and waste water services in the UK, Scottish Water is familiar with the challenges of maintaining various retaining structures. In the quest to source an innovative range of products to arrest the deterioration of a large number… Read more

Waterproofing Roofs of Clunyhill Service Reservoirs

Waterproofing of reservoir roofs. Background To provide a structure for its above-ground maintenance needs, Scottish Water formed the HAGAM scheme in order to manage the 25 service reservoirs servicing the north of Scotland. As the 4th largest water service provider in the UK and the 12th biggest business in Scotland, special demands are placed upon… Read more

Moisture Suppression on New Concrete Floors

Moisture suppression on 1,115m² new concrete floors to fast track construction. Background Under pressure to complete construction to allow for commissioning of this new extension to the JFK medical facility in Florida, the contractor was impatient to see the moisture levels in the new concrete floors reach an acceptable level so that the specified floor… Read more

Concrete Reinstatement to Repair Washout Damage on Cast In-situ Marina

Reinstatement of Concrete for Marina Damaged by Seawater Background Situated on the Somerset coast, Watchet Harbour is in an area of one of the highest tidal rise and fall levels in Europe. During construction of the new marina, cast in situ concrete was damaged by seawater, leading to an urgent programme of remediation. The Solution Having experienced… Read more

Basement Waterproofing and Repair at the Royal Hall

Repair and waterproofing of basement walls and soffits and internal rendering. Background This Grade II* listed building which was the creation of Britain’s greatest theatre designer, Frank Matcham and his architect Robert Beale, was completed in 1903. The building’s design was derived from the great ballrooms and music pavilions of Imperial Europe allied with the… 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

Showcase Water Works Receives the Flexcrete Treatment

Around 24 tonnes of materials have been provided by Flexcrete for an impressive refurbishment project at Ashford Water Treatment Works (WTW) near Cannington in Somerset. Ashford WTW is one of Wessex Water’s showcase facilities and incorporates an education centre on-site for visits from local schoolchildren. We worked alongside specialist concrete coatings system contractor Ultimate Coatings… Read more