Visqueen IGW Admix is a crystalline waterproofing admixture powder consisting of a blend of specially selected chemicals. The Admix is suitable for CEM I (100% cement content) and CEM II (up to 35% cement replacement) mixes. When combined with ready mix concrete at batching plant, it produces a crystalline reaction which enhances water resistance and durability of the cured concrete. The product is available in a tub consisting of six 4.1 kg soluble bags and used in the ratio of 1:1 i.e. one 4.1kg bag for each 1m³ of concrete.
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Features & Benefits:
Crystalline growth - provides continuous protection for the lifetime of the concrete structure
Reduces water penetration - reduced permeability when compared to an equivalent plain concrete
Improves reinforcement protection - enhanced resistance to reinforcement corrosion when compared with an equivalent plain concrete
Increases durability - more durable than an equivalent plain concrete
Visqueen IGW Admix is used to provide Type B watertight concrete protection in accordance with BS8102:2009. Typically the product is used in reinforced concrete basement walls and floors.