A waterproofing sealing membrane is a layer of water-tight material that is laid onto a surface to prevent water leaks or damage. They can be adhered to or installed around the foundations to prevent water penetration. It should be strong, flexible, tear-resistant and elastic so that it can stretch to cover cracks and also move with the building. One such product is PROMEM 280F. It is a waterproof sealing membrane made of 2 outer layers of Non-Woven and 1 Inner layer of modified low density Polyethylene. It protects floors and walls in wet areas.
Installation Method of Waterproof Sealing Membrane – PROMEM 280F for wet areas
The installation method of PROMEM 280F can be done by a series of steps as discussed below. Before application the floors/ walls should be strong, durable and free from dust, latitude, dirt & release agents etc.
Trim the sealing Membrane to the required size of the sub floor and wall to be sealed and waterproofed.
Please select the right adhesive for fixing the PROMEM Sealing Membrane. C2 Tile adhesive is Ideal for Fixing and Stir the tile adhesive according to manufacturer’s guidelines. (C2 is a cementitious tile adhesive with >1 N/mm2)
Apply with a 4x4mm tooth trowel and It is Important to achieve an Even Mortar thickness of Min 4mm.
Apply the PROMEM waterproof sealing membrane in wet areas like Balconies, Sunken Portion, Kitchen, Bathroom, and Terrace, Swimming pool in domestic or commercial structures on the wall or floor from top to the bottom and from the center to the edges.
Avoid air Pockets and wrinkles and make sure that the overlapping 5cm minimum is required. Remove excess tile mortar at the Edges.
Also you can install with butt seam. Avoid air pockets and wrinkles. Remove excess tile mortar at the edges
Apply sufficient Acrylic Polymer or any compatible adhesive on the butt seams area, so that a waterproof tape or flashing tape can be easily embedded on top of the butt seam in order to avoid any water and moisture penetration
Install the PROMEM Pipe collars for the Bore packs with the same methodology mentioned above. This will avoid water in the vulnerable area. The PROMEM Pipe collars are available for 100-110mmm Diameter Pipe, 75mm Diameter Pipe, 50mm Diameter Pipe. Customization can be done according to Pipe diameters
Apply tile mortar on the entire surface and start tiling instantly. This gives an absolute waterproofing system for any wet areas.
Regardless of the scale, size, location or type of building, waterproofing membranes are an essential component necessary to protect the building’s structural integrity and its inhabitants. When installed correctly the waterproofing sealing membrane PROMEM 280F prolongs the lifespan of a building by limiting any moisture that may intrude and cause rust, rotting, corrosion, structural defects or property and contents damage. PRONIL specializes in manufacturing high-performance Acrylic Swellable Bars, Bentonite Hydrophilic Waterstops and Expansion Joint Tapes for construction for two decades. Apart from PROFLEX 3 they also have a wide range of Expansion Joint tapes and Waterproofing flexible Joint sealing tapes.
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