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WATERPROOFING OF OVERHEAD WATER TANKS

Dr. FIXIT FASTFLEX

DR. FIXIT DAMPGUARDS

 

System to prevent water loss from the internal side of tanks with potable water certificate.

  • HIGH ELASTIC FILLER
  • INPERMEABLE TO WATER
  • CAN BE APPLIED ON DAMP SURFACES
  • NON-TOXIC AND VOC FREE

Method Statement

SURFACE PREP ARATION

1) Clean the surface thoroughly to get rid of all contaminants.

2) Remove all surface imperfections and repair with a polymer modified mortar using Dr. Fixit Pidicrete URP.

APPLICATION

1. Seal sanitary pipes entering through the walls and floor with Dr. Fixit Bathseal Tape and grout the gaps with Dr. Fixit Bathseal Grout - a non-shrink cementitious grout.

2. Apply the first coat of Dr. Fixit Fastflex, maintaining the saturated surface dry condition.

3. Embed a glass fibre mesh measuring 50 gsm over the angle fillets as a reinforcing strip and allow it to soak completely.

4. Immediately apply the 2nd coat of Dr. Fixit Fastflex to sandwich this glass fibre mesh between the coatings.

5. Apply the third coat of Dr. Fixit Fastflex and sprinkle coarse sand while it is still wet. This will provide the key for subsequent plaster.

6. After application of the plaster, apply first brush coat of Dr. Fixit Dampguard. Allow drying for 6 to 8 hrs. Apply second brush coat of Dr. Fixit Dampguard. Allow it to cure completely for 24 hours before using.

7. Apply 2 coats of Dr.Fixit Raincoat on the external side if required.

CAD Diagram

Technical data Sheet

WATERPROOFING OF OVERHEAD AND UNDERGROUND WATER TANKS

3D Diagram

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