Drybase from Safeguard tackles damp

Published: 22 March 2017 - FRH

The Drybase range from Safeguard Europe is designed for use when it is not possible to protect building materials and interior surfaces from the sources of dampness, like rain penetration or rising damp. A collection of damp-proof coverings, coatings and membranes; the Drybase range aims to provide solutions to a wide range of dampness issues, whether in small residential properties through to larger industrial facilities.

There are three main constituent products to the range: Drybase Liquid-Applied DPM; Drybase ECS Epoxy Floor Coatings and Drybase Flex Membrane.

Drybase Liquid-Applied DPM is a liquid, polymer-based barrier coating that can be used to resist penetration of water, gases – such as methane and Radon – salts and other liquids through masonry, stone and concrete.

 

It can be used for sealing concrete slabs prior to screeding or overlaying with underlay and laminate flooring; protecting wall and floor-embedded joist ends; and forming floor and wall junction seals in wet rooms. While usually applied by roller or airless sprayer, its liquid form allows it to also be applied by brush – making it ideal for waterproofing around masonry detailing and other hard-to-reach areas.

Correctly applied, it is water resistant to 20 metres head of positive pressure, and 10 times more resistant to methane than low-density polyethylene (LPDE).

 

ECS Epoxy Floor Coating is a highly durable damp-proof epoxy coating for floors and walls from. Supplied as a two-part water-dispersed epoxy resin, Drybase ECS Epoxy Floor Coating is applied in two coats using a brush or roller.

 

Hard-wearing, stain resistant and able to withstand foot and light vehicle traffic; typical applications for Drybase ECS Epoxy Floor Coating would be treating damp and staining problems in solid concrete floors (eg garage floors); floor and wall coating for kitchens and other food-processing spaces; warehouse and storage facilities; and light industrial factory areas to give resistance to foot and light vehicular traffic.

 

Drybase Flex Membrane is a highly durable and flexible membrane for direct application to walls that have been affected by dampness and salt contamination. The fleece lined membrane can be quickly and easily applied to walls using the specially formulated Drybase Flex Adhesive. It can be plastered onto directly creating a versatile solution to the problem of damp walls, when it is not possible to stop the damp at its source.

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