Wet-Seal Waterproofing System





State of the art Waterproofing

Decades of experiences as consultants in the field of concrete waterproofing rendered the development of WET-SEAL an extraordinary hydraulic cement for in-depth concrete waterproofing. WET-SEAL describes, in a very concise manner, how the product works: sealing concrete with the very same water, which causes the filtration. It not only works with water pressure, but amazingly, it functions against water pressure. Truly an extraordinary material, this special blend of non-toxic chemicals and Portland cement provides the latest STATE-OF-THE-ART technology in waterproofing concrete and masonry block structures in-depth.

How it works

The WET-SEAL chemical solution bonds to the concrete, allowing water to penetrate, become chemically charged and thereby developing a network of crystals within the capillary tracks and shrinkage cracks of the concrete. While most other products merely cover the superficial pores of the concrete, WET-SEAL initiates a deeply penetrating chemical process, which continually guards the cured structure from subsequent moisture. Indeed, this is WET-SEAL's greatest advantage: it has the capacity to re-activate the sealing process whenever in the presence of water (no re-application is necessary).

Although the crystalline growth within the capillary tracks blocks the subsequent passage of water, the concrete continues "breathing". In as much as these crystals become integrated into the structure, the treatment decreases the concrete's natural porosity, thereby increasing it's density. Subsequently, once the concrete is cured, the reinforcing steel is spared further erosion caused by oxidation.

Sealants, membranes and built-up systems usually call for a dry surface before the application can take place; this is not always possible since concrete normally retains moisture. WET-SEAL requires a thoroughly moistened surface before application. New concrete is ideal for the product's maximum effectiveness, since moisture is present throughout. Old concrete should be presoaked prior to application. The application is simple, but its uses are diverse. The ready to mix powder requires only water for its application. When applied and dried, the WET-SEAL treatment once again requires moisture to initiate a chemical reaction within the concrete, thereby activating the curing process.

WET-SEAL offers a maximum diversity of uses: "one product does it all." It waterproofs any type of concrete or block structure in-depth and creates a waterproof bond between old and new concrete. It is also a superior active leak plug. It can also be used to repair chipped out cracks and honeycombs. Finally, WET-SEAL offers the architect added creative freedom: roofslabs need no longer remain useless space just to accommodate built-up roof with guaranted restrictions. With the WET-SEAL treatment, any structurally sound concrete roofslab can be converted into a landscaped oasis, a stress-free environment with concrete ponds, pools or fountains, or a recreational area for office employees or tenants.




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