FAQ TANKING SLURRY
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Tanking slurry is a cementitious waterproofing system which creates a monolithic bond using crystalline chemicals when applied to concrete and masonry structures.
Tanking slurry is a minimum 2 coat application, with each layer applied at a uniform thickness of at least 1 mm per coat.
Yes, tanking slurry waterproofs against positive and negative hydrostatic heads of water and is suitable for use, internally, externally, above and below ground.
Curing procedures should be strictly adhered to. It is important that the surface of the slurry is protected from strong sunlight and drying winds, with either a suitable curing compound, polythene sheeting, damp hessian or similar, for a minimum of 48 hours.
If Tanking Slurry will be left unprotected, fine mist spray the surface 3 – 4 times daily, for a a minimum of 48 hours.
Yes. however make sure you leave the tanking slurry to dry for at least 7 days before applying plaster boards.
A 20KG bag of cementitious tanking slurry will cover up to 7 m2 at a 2mm thickness. Refer to coverage calculator for more information.
Yes, you must treat tanking slurry like new plaster. Allow the application to dry completely and only use water based emulsion paint in the first 6 months after initial application.
Tanking slurry is a cementitious waterproofing system for above and below ground surfaces. When mixed with clean water and applied correctly to a damp surface, it is designed to form a permanent waterproof coating to concrete and masonry.
Tanking slurry is a waterproofing barrier against positive and negative hydrostatic heads of water and is suitable for use, internally, externally, above and below ground.
Damp proofing of: A permanent damp-proof course, particularly on rubble filled walls.
Waterproofing of: Basements, cellars, swimming pools, brickwork, block work structures, concrete and renders.
No tanking slurry cannot be applied to painted walls, all surfaces must be free from existing coatings or contamination e.g paint, oil, dirt, and other loose materials.
Yes tanking slurry is suitable for use, internally, externally, above and below ground.