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Technical Data Sheet

DAMP PROOF COURSE SBS – Styrene Butadiene Styrene modified bitumen, known as “elastomeric” waterproofing membrane, use rubber modification to improve the flexibility and gives the membrane greater stability and elasticity at very low temperatures.

OUTSTANDING FEATURES

  • Excellent damp proofing course.
  • High barrier to moisture and water.
  • Excellent flexibility at low temperatures.
  • High elasticity.
  • High resistance to structural movements.
  • Excellent resistance to weathering.
  • Easy application.
  • Excellent resistance to soil and chemical compounds.
  • Highly versatile to meet the requirements of BS 6398:83 (Type B )
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DAMP GUARD is durable, high performance; elastomeric damp proof membrane designed using polymer modified bitumen coated on to a tough fiber base, laminated with special polyolefin foil. The elastomeric nature of the synthetically modified coating is designed as a homogenous mixture of special bitumen and selected quality type SBS elastomer, which ensures high product quality and superior performance with excellent flexibility in cold climatic conditions.

Uses:

  • To prevent entry of moisture or water into the structural system.
  • To accommodate the structural movements.
  • In vertical and horizontal applications.
  • Where high mechanical properties are demanded.

METHOD OF APPLICATION

The application of DAMP GUARD damp proof membrane is easy and it is applied at the construction stage (i.e. at the erection of brick work, block work or construction of walls by conventional building methods).The DAMP GUARD should be applied to the full wall thickness and it should be laid on an even surface of mortar. The overlapping should be to the same width of the damp proof course or 100mm min. including sealing laps. The method of laying, joining and forming cavity trays should be in accordance with the relevant building regulations and codes of practice.DAMP GUARD is fully compatible with DUSEAL (Self adhesive) membranes to provide a complete moisture proof system.

STORAGE

The rolls have to be stored vertically and protected against moisture and extreme heat. Before application in cold season, store at least 12 hours free from frost.

HEALTH & SAFETY

There are no direct health hazards associated with DAMP GUARD membranes. Normal precautions for hot and volatile substances should be observed during application. Refer to our MSDS sheets for advice.

GENERAL DATA

Thickness[mm]3.0
Roll length[m]10
Roll width[mm]100, 150, 200, 250, 300, 500 & 1000
WeightKg / m2> 3.4

Note: These data are correct at the time of printing but may be changed without any prior notice subject to clients Requirements availability of
raw materials or other conditions. This data sheet supersedes all previous Publications pertaining to this product. All reasonable care has
been taken in preparing this document, which to the best of our knowledge is accurate and true. Recommendations and suggestions are
made in good faith and should only be considered for general guidance. No liability is assumed or taken by us in relation to the application,
as usage conditions and any labour involved are beyond our control.

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