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Cemprotec EF Primer

Stabilises and Seals Cementitious & Asphalt Substrates Overview Cemprotec EF Primer is used to stabilise and seal cementitious and asphalt floors prior to the application of the Cemprotec range of cementitious coatings and mortars. It can overcome some inadequacies in surface preparation and helps minimise the risk of out-gassing from the substrate. Cemprotec EF Primer is a modified,… Read more

Cemprotec E942

Epoxy and Polymer Modified Cementitious Coating (EN 1504-02) Overview Cemprotec E942 incorporates the benefits of copolymer and epoxy resin technologies into a water based cementitious system to give a hard, durable coating with excellent resistance to water, chloride ions, oxygen and aggressive chemicals. Cemprotec E942 can be used as a stand-alone anti-corrosion coating for ferrous metals… Read more

Cemprotec Elastic

Elastomeric Cementitious Modified Flexible Coating (EN1504-2) Overview Cemprotec Elastic is an elastomeric, cementitious modified, polymer-rich coating which maintains its flexibility under permanent immersion and when exposed externally. It is ideally suited for waterproofing and protecting concrete and masonry structures which exhibit cracking and where further movement is expected. When mixed Cemprotec Elastic exhibits a good degree of thixotropy to… Read more

Cementitious Coating 851

Surface Protection System – Protection against Ingress (EN1504-2, DWI 31, BBA, WRAS) Overview Cementitious Coating 851 is designed for internal and external structural waterproofing of concrete and other mineral substrates. Cementitious Coating 851 resists positive and negative pressure under 100m head in water retaining and below ground structures as well as roofs and decks. It provides… Read more

Monolevel RM

Fibre Reinforced, Waterproof, One-Coat Render Overview Monolevel RM is used for the rendering and profiling of in-situ and precast concrete on vertical, horizontal and overhead surfaces. Monolevel RM  is a single component, thixotropic, fibre reinforced, polymer modified, cementitious mortar which cures rapidly to produce a high performance, waterproof, fair-faced render with enhanced polymeric properties. The product is supplied… Read more

Monolevel 844SP

Class R4 Waterproof Screed & Pore Filler (EN1504-3, DWI 31, WRAS) Overview Monolevel 844SP is a fully waterproof, engineering quality fairing coat for filling minor blow holes and defects, and for repairing surface cavities and honeycombed concrete. Monolevel 844SP can be used in thin screed applications to level both vertical and horizontal concrete surfaces and to reinstate… Read more

Bonding Bridge 842

Bonding Agent for High Porosity Concrete (BBA Approved) Flexcrete’s Bonding Bridge 842 enhances the bond between high porosity concrete and the relevant Flexcrete concrete repair mortars or other cement based materials. It can compensate for some inadequacies in surface preparation and prevents rapid drying of the mortar at the concrete interface on porous backgrounds with high… Read more

26 Results in Projects

Complete Package of Waterproofing Products for Dexion House

Complete structural waterproofing solution for swimming pool area Background The Solution Flexcrete was selected to supply materials for this project as the company was able to provide a complete range of products for structural waterproofing. Cementitious Coating 851 was initially used to tank the swimming pool. Applied at just 2mm, 851 is able to resist… Read more

Basement Waterproofing in Manchester Spinningfields

Waterproofing system for secant piled basement Background The Cotton Building is currently under construction in Manchester’s busy Spinningfields district. Due for completion in April 2016, it will comprise 160,000ft² of commercial office space and over 30,000ft² of public amenity space. Two basement levels are being used to provide parking, plant requirements and a gym and… Read more

Asbestos Caulked Joint Encapsulation in Central London

Encapsulation of asbestos-caulked joints and coating of precast concrete segments totalling 4,000m2 Background The Hanger Lane Underpass is situated in one of the most congested areas of west London. Comprising a dual two-lane road tunnel, it carries the A40 beneath the A406, otherwise known as the North Circular Road which crosses north London, linking the… Read more

Structural Waterproofing System Applied in Nightclub

Waterproofing of original brickwork Background Mason House is an exclusive members’ only nightclub in Argyll Street, London, which is frequented by celebrities including Beyonce and Jay-Z. With origins dating back to 1737 and with listed status, the structure is built beneath street level amongst the vaults of The London Palladium and has been ornately refurbished… Read more

Flexcrete’s Waterproof Mortar Chosen for Crossrail

Enhancing durability of new concrete. Background Crossrail is Europe’s largest infrastructure project, with a total of 21km of new twin bore tunnels under construction in the central section to provide a railway line running across London. Crossrail’s aim is to provide a high frequency rail service that will link parts of Berkshire and Buckinghamshire, via… Read more

Basement Waterproofing at London GAP Store

Waterproofing of basement brickwork. Background GAP is one of the world’s most well known retail brands, offering clothing and accessories for men, women and children from stores all around the world. Originally founded in 1969 with just one outlet in San Francisco, the company now has over 3,500 stores worldwide, 134,000 employees globally and annual revenues of US$16 billion. With… Read more

Waterproofing of Brickwork at Bolton School in Lancashire

Waterproofing of brickwork to provide a full tanking system. Background With almost 2,400 pupils, Bolton School is one of the largest independent day schools in the country. It also counts as one of the oldest schools in Lancashire, with a history stretching back 500 years. Set in 32 acres of impressive grounds, Bolton School provides… 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

Waterproofing Concrete Floors at Birmingham New Street Station

Waterproofing of 3,000m² of floor areas. Background Birmingham New Street is the primary railway station serving Birmingham. Currently undergoing a £600 million redevelopment scheme known as Gateway Plus, New Street is the second busiest railway station in the UK outside London. Situated above New Street Station is the Pallasades Shopping Centre which provides the first… Read more

Fast-Track Basement Waterproofing Solution for Broomfield Hospital

Waterproofing of freshly cast substructure concrete. Background The new Broomfield Hospital in Chelmsford is the result of a £150m PFI investment whereby a public infrastructure project is funded with private capital. Construction is over 5 levels and includes provision of an new Accident and Emergency Department plus state-of-the-art facilities for outpatients. Broomfield Hospital boasts a… 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

Waterproofing of Concrete Floors and Sheet Piles in Basements

Waterproofing of sheet piles and floor slabs in a basement. Background Westminster City school is a non-diocesan, voluntary aided, all ability school, which has been situated in the Victoria area of London since 1877. As part of Westminster City Council’s £152 million investment in the Building Schools for the Future (BSF) Programme, the school obtained… Read more

Waterproof Lining of Exercise Pool at Godolphin Stables

Waterproof Lining of Equine Exercise Pool. Background Moulton Paddocks is the original Godolphin stable in Newmarket and European summer base for the thoroughbred horses owned by Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum. Widely regarded as the world’s finest equestrian estate, the facilities have recently undergone major expansion comprising of an equine swimming pool and hydrotherapy… Read more

Waterproofing Concrete Floors at Roosecote Power Station

Waterproofing of internal floors. Background Roosecote Power Station is a gas-fired and former coal-fired power station situated in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria. The current power station was the UK’s first Combined Cycle Gas Turbine unit (CCGT) supplying electricity to the National Grid. The entire facility is protected by a fire sprinkler system, including the corridors which carry control cables above the… Read more

Waterproofing Concrete at Kinderlee Mill in Derbyshire

Waterproofing sub-structure concrete on new build development. Background Balfour Homes is one of the North of England’s leading house builder. At its prestigious Kinderlee Mill Development at Chisworth in the Peak District, the magnificent stone built cotton mill, dating back to 1804, is being converted into a range of contemporary apartments and townhouses whilst still retaining the original appearance and… Read more

Waterproofing System for Concrete Roof at King’s Cross Station

Waterproofing of reinforced concrete roof over a plant room. Background Opened in 1852, King’s Cross Station now handles 47 million passengers a year and is famous as the departure point for the Hogworts’ Express in the Harry Potter films. To prepare for the 2012 Olympics, £400m has been allocated for upgrading, with the Eastern Range being converted into offices… Read more

Waterproof Coating for Baggage Handling Floor at Hong Kong International Airport

45,000m² of a durable, waterproof coating to baggage handling floor 4m below sea level. Background Situated on reclaimed land, at the time of construction this was the world’s largest passenger terminal. Its lower floor, several metres below sea level, houses the baggage handling facilities. The 600mm tethered slab construction was subject to the ingress of… Read more

Monomix Applied to Repair and Waterproof Aqueduct

Repair and waterproofing of aqueduct suffering from erosion and moorland water attack. Background Built in the late 1890s the Nidd Aqueduct carries more than 120 million litres of water each day across the Yorkshire Dales. A century’s exposure to heavy flows of acidic moorland water had resulted in severe erosion of the concrete resulting in leakage. The Solution… Read more

Concrete Waterproofing Solution for Swimming Pool

Waterproofing and chemically resistant coating of overflow channel and balancing tanks. Background The new swimming pool complex at Formby comprises two pools, the main full size pool and a smaller, children’s pool. The two pools are surrounded by a concrete overflow channel, from which the overflow water from the pools is channelled into concrete balancing… 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

Concrete Repair for Underground Water Storage Tank

Waterproofing and Concrete Repair for Underground Water Storage Tank Background Planning Consultants Eletecno Spa, contacted Rivestimenti Speciali SRL concerning the inner lining of the buried concrete fire safety water storage tank located at the Leroy Merlin Commercial Centre. The surface of the concrete tank was badly deteriorated, with spalling and cracks resulting in water leakage…. Read more

Concrete Waterproofing and Protection of Road Tunnels in Denmark

Concrete waterproofing and protection of twin 570 metre long road tunnels. Background These twin 570 metre long road tunnels channel traffic under the Limfjord Canal in Denmark. Originally built in the early 1960’s, the lower half is protected with white tiles, whilst the upper half of the walls and the ceiling remained bare concrete until, to improve the… Read more

Waterproofing Concrete Structures on Japan Highways

Effective waterproofing to arrest alkali silica reaction and protection from chloride ingress. Background In maintaining its reinforced concrete structures against the normally anticipated demands of weather extremes and attack by de-icing salts, the Japanese Highway Authorities must also contend with cracking caused by ASR – alkali silica reaction. In the presence of water, alkalies from… Read more

Waterproofing Floors in the New Holiday Inn Express Hotel

Temporary waterproofing of floor areas allowing construction work to continue overhead. Background Having made the commitment to build a new Holiday Inn Express, it is imperative that construction is completed in the fastest possible time without compromising the high standards quality required by the Client. In order to maximise efficiency on site at Banbury, the… Read more

Anti-Corrosion Protection for Cast Iron and Concrete Bridge

Cast Iron & Concrete Bridge Soffits Protected against Chloride-Induced Corrosion Background Between 2007-08, Cheshire County Council invested £180 million in its transport network, which included provisions for the improvement and addition to its network of cycle paths. Greenfield Lane Bridge in Hoole near Chester, runs over a disused railway line, which forms part of the Millennium Greenway Cycle… Read more

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Covering All Bases

In the June issue of Future Constructor & Architect, Chris Lloyd discusses the most effective and cost-efficient solutions for basement waterproofing. When it comes to basement construction and the specification of waterproofing materials for basements, specifiers need to consider BS 8102:2009, the Code of Practice for Protection of Structures Against Water from the Ground. It… Read more