Henkel Bitumin EASYBIT
► Resists the attack of salts like chlorides and sulphates that are present in the soil ► Easy to apply ► Cold applied ► Adheres to concrete, metal, wood, cork, etc. ► Non- flammable ► Economical
Easybit is a thixotropic bitumen emulsion. The coating is dark brown in color and dries to a black flexible protective film. The finished film forms a tough barrier to water and vapor transmission. Fields of application Easybit is used for providing waterproofing and dampproofing for below ground concrete structures which are above the water table. The coating is also used as a moisture vapor barrier on block works and concrete surfaces prior to cladding
Application procedures may vary slightly depending upon site conditions. The general recommended guidelines for the application of the bitumen coating are as follows: Surface preparation The surface shall be cleaned thoroughly of all contaminants like dust, traces of curing compound, oil, grease. All surface imperfections and protrusions are to be removed and repaired. Structurally unsound and friable concrete must be removed and repaired with a suitable Polycrete* concrete repair mortar. Application Stir the contents of the drum thoroughly prior to application to remove any sediment. The application can be done with a roller, brush or airless spray. Apply the coating at a coverage rate of 1-4m2/L/coat. Depending on the dry film thickness required.
COVERAGE Moisture vapor barrier coating: 4m2/L/coat will give D.F.T of 125 microns.
STORAGE & SHELF LIFE Store under cover, out of direct sunlight and protect from extreme temperatures. Shelf life is up to 12 months when stored as above. Failure to comply with the recommended storage conditions may result in premature deterioration of the product.
HEALTH & SAFETY As with all construction chemical products, caution should always be exercised. Protective clothing such as gloves and goggles should be worn. Treat any splashes to the skin or eyes with fresh water immediately. Should any of the products be accidental Swollen, do not induce vomiting, but call for medical assistance immediately.