PCT Fibre Waterproofing



PCT®WATERPROOFING WITH FIBRE
HYDROPHOBIC LOW DENSITY WATERPROOFING WITH FIBRE
 
PRODUCT DESCRIPTION
PCT WATERPROOFING WITH FIBRE is a high density topical coating for interior and exterior use.The product contains organic fibre to enhance body and filling properties.
 
PRODUCT FEATURES
PCT WATERPROOFING WITH FIBREis a durable and slightly flexible chemical coating based on imported high solid close film formation resins and contains PCT WATER REPELLENT TECHNOLOGY. The product contains organic fibre to add body and to improve filling properties. Substrate cracks and imperfections up to 3mm wide may filled.
 
PRODUCT BENEFITS
  • Low dirt retention.
  • Ease of application.
  • Quick drying.
  • High solids
  • Surface tolerant,
  • Water based, contains no toxic solvents.
  • UV stable.
  • Excellent flow properties.
  • Impermeable to water or moisture.
  • Acid and alkali resistant.
 
TYPICAL SUBSTRATES
  • Galvanised surfaces
  • Concrete surfaces
  • Roof flashings
  • Cement tiles
  • Tile ridging
  • Gutters and downpipes.
 
PRODUCT INFORMATION    
COLOUR    
Light grey, turns to dark grey after full cure. Note that colour differences may occur due to batch difference of the fibre colour.
RESIN SOLID CONTENT   78.5% by mass.
SPECIFIC GRAVITY    1.1 – 1.3
SOLVENT         Water based
SPREADING RATE    0.5 m² per litre depending on the surface porosity.
WET FILM THICKNESS      2 mm
ELONGATION    5 – 7%
WATER INGRESS   No head loss after 96 hours. WACKER ACADEMY WATER INGRESS TEST METHOD
TEMPERATURE     
Maximum 110°C / Minimum -15°C
LIFE EXPECTANCY     3-5 years
SHELF LIFE       6 months
POT LIFE    5 hours after removal of lid
SURFACE MOISTURE    12% maximum
TOUCH DRY     6-8 hours
OVERCOATING TIME     24 hours
FULL CURE     4 days
     
APPLICATION DETAILS    
     
BRUSH / ROLLER     
Apply with even strokes to achieve a consistent wet film thickness of 2 mm.Do not work from the container. Pour a liberal amount of fibre to the surface and spread by brush or roller (high density roller for smooth texture and fibre or wool roller for rough texture) application in even movement. FOR EXTERIOR EXPOSURE APPLY 2 COATS ACRYLIC COAT AS SACRIFICIAL COATING TO ENHANCE DURABILITY. THE ONUS IS ON THE ASSET OWNER TO ENSURE THAT THIS COAT IS MAINTAINED.
     
SURFACE PREPARATION    
GALVANISED SURFACES    
NEW      
Treat the entire surface with a 30% Hydrochloric Acid solution to remove any wax or white rust and to provide a key. After treatment wash down with clean potable water. Apply a coat of Primer for Galvanising in accordance with manufacturer`s instructions and leave to dry.
AGED         
Abrade the entire surface with 80 grit sandpaper and ensure that all rust or corrosion is removed. Remove all dust, dirt or any foreign debris with clean potable water. Apply a coat of Primer for Galvanising in accordance with manufacturer`s instructions and leave to dry.
STEEL         
NEW      Remove all corrosion and carburisation with 80 grit sandpaper to provide a key. The following methods may also apply: Abrasive blast clean to SA2 of the Swedish Standard Needle descaler
AGED      As for new steel
CONRETE  
 
NEW    
Abrade the entire area with 80 grit sandpaper or steel wire brush to remove any surface laitance and to provide a key. Fill in any imperfections. Thoroughly wash down the entire area to remove any dust, dirt or foreign debris. Leave to dry.
AGED       Abrade the entire area with 80 grit sandpaper or steel wire brush to provide a key. Thoroughly wash down the entire area to remove any dust, dirt or foreign debris.Leave to dry.
PLASTER    
NEW    
Brush the entire area to remove all sand residue and loose particles. Ensure that the surface is dry.
AGED   
Ensure that the substrate is sound. Remove all dust, dirt or any foreign debris. Repair imperfections. Ensure that the surface is dry.
     
ROOF TILES  
Hose down with potable water and ensure that all dust, dirt or   any foreign debris is removed from crevices and joints. Remove all vegetable growth with a household detergent solution.
WINDOW FRAMES     
Remove all rust by sanding with 80 grit sandpaper and steel wire brush. Remove all dust, dirt or any foreign debris surrounding the steel. Patch prime exposed steel with Primer for Steel and leave to dry. 
CLEANING OF EQUIPMENT   Use potable water.
PACKAGING  
20 LITRE TRIPLE LOCK CONTAINER
5 LITRE DUAL LOCK CONTAINER
1 LITRE DUAL LOCK CONTAINER
A tube applicator for corners and crevices will be available soon.
     
The information contained in this document is meant as a guide for the specifier or user. It is gained from laboratory tests conducted in controlled environment and experience. No guarantee of performance is implied since application procedure, conditions of use, substrate conditions and substrate cleanliness is beyond our control. Should a Guarantee of Performance be required, PCT WATER REPELLENT TECHNOLOGY cc will present a written Project Specification subject to terms and conditions.