POLYTEX R

Description

Acrylic waterproofing coating

 

Single component, water based acrylic waterproofing coating cure to form a flexible elastic waterproofing membrane.

Properties

  • Ease of application directly from container
  • High elasticity & recovery 
  • Excellent adhesion strength 
  • Designed for use in hot and humid climates in tropical countries

This TDS is applicable for the United Arab Emirates only. Please contact your local Polybit sales office for the available TDS in your region

Step by step

The application temperature should be between 5°C to 45°C. Application procedures may vary slightly depending upon site conditions. The general recommended guidelines for the application of the coating is as follows:

SURFACE PREPARATION

The surface shall be cleaned thoroughly of all contaminants like dust, traces of curing compound, oil and grease. All surface imperfections, protrusions, structurally unsound and friable concrete must be removed and repaired with a suitable Polycrete* concrete repair mortar.

PRIMING

Polytex R does not require priming and can directly be applied onto the concrete surface. In case of highly porous surface, a priming coat is recommended to seal the pores and stabilize the surface. The primer coat can be prepared at site by diluting 1 part of Polytex R to 1 part of water and can be applied @ 5-6 m²/L and allowed to dry.

MIXING

Polytex R is a single component product but stir the contents of the pail thoroughly prior to application to remove any sediment. A slow speed drill and suitable paddle mixer may be used to avoid the formation of air bubbles.

APPLICATION

The coating can be applied with a brush, roller or airless spray and shall be applied in 2 to 3 coats as per the requirement. The 1st coat shall be applied at a coverage rate of 1 to 2 m²/L and allowed to dry completely before the next coat is applied. Subsequent coats shall be applied in cross direction to the previous coats. The coating will achieve its full strength after a curing period of 7 days.