Economical, water based acrylic waterproofing – including abe® proof membrane.

Uses
  • For waterproofing all types of stable flashings.
  • For waterproofing parapet walls.
  • Sealing of joints, laps and roofing screws on corrugated roofs and gutters.
Advantages
  • abe.® proof acrylic waterproofing is an all-in-one system.
  • There is no need for separate primers on porous surfaces.
  • abe.® proof acrylic waterproofing has excellent weathering properties, adhesion and is tough, flexible and non-toxic.
  • abe.® proof acrylic waterproofi ng comes in a wide range of colours.
Surface Preparation

Ensure all surfaces are clean dry, sound and free from all laitance, fungal growth, grease, oil or loose and flaking particles.

 

Bonding / Priming

Prime porous surfaces with a neat coat of abe.® proof acrylic waterproofing.
Prime metal surfaces with  abe.® 4-metal primer, let prime coat dry for a minimum of 4 hours.

Mixing

Stir well before use.

Coverage

Coverage: 2.1 L/m2 full system.

Application

1st coat abe.® proof acrylic waterproofing (after priming):

Apply by brush/roller using 1 L/m².

Embed abe.® proof membrane into wet coat, avoiding bubbles or wrinkles.

Ensure overlaps minimum 100 mm on end laps and 75 mm on side laps.

2nd coat abe.® proof acrylic waterproofing:

Once 1st coat has dried (2-3 hours), apply 2nd coat by brush/roller using 0,5 L/m² and ensure membrane is fully saturated.

3rd coat abe.® proof acrylic waterproofing:

Once 2nd coat hasdried, apply 3rd coat at different angle to 2nd using 0,5 L/m².

 

Drying time @ 25 Degrees

Touch dry: 1 hour,
Hard dry: 24 hours,
Full cure: 7 days.

Cleaning

Whilst still wet, clean equipment with water. If abe.® proof acrylic waterproofing has dried use  abe.®super brush cleaner, followed by washing with soap & water.

Caution

Membrane must be used. Always ensure that abe.® proof acrylic waterproofing is applied to well drained roofs.

 

Protection on Completion

Whilst abe.® proof acrylic waterproofing is designed for an extended life, it is important tp apply a maintenance coat to abe.® proof acrylic waterproofing every 3 to 4 years.

Packaging

Available in 5 L containers.

Colours

Red, grey, charcoal, burgundy, white, green, brown and terracotta.

Handling & Storage

abe.®proof liquid membrane has a shelf life of 12 months if kept in a dry, cool store in the original, unopened packs. If stored at high temperatures and/or high humidity conditions, the shelf life may be reduced.

Important Note

This data sheet is issued as a guide to the use of the product(s) concerned. Whilst a.b.e.® Construction Chemicals endeavours to ensure that any advice, recommendation, specification or information is accurate and correct, the company cannot – because a.b.e.® Construction Chemicals has no direct or continuous control over where and how a.b.e.® Construction Chemicals’ products are applied – accept any liability either directly or indirectly arising from the use of a.b.e.® Construction Chemicals’ products, whether or not in accordance with any advice, specification, recommendation or information given by the company.

Further Information

Where other products are to be used in conjunction with this material, the relevant technical data sheets should be consulted to determine total requirements. a.b.e.® Construction Chemicals has a wealth of technical and practical experience built up over years in the company’s pursuit of excellence in building and construction technology.