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1 AQUAFIN-IC CEMENTITIOUS CRYSTALLINE PENETRATING WATERPROOFING Typical s Table of Contents: No External waterproofing of below ground concrete wall & slab Internal waterproofing of foundation concrete wall & slab - subject to ground moisture Internal waterproofing of below ground concrete wall & slab - subject to hydrostatic pressure Waterproofing of swimming pools Waterproofing of reservoir / wet well Waterproofing of sewage tanks (clarifiers, digesters,filter basins, pumping stations, etc.) Waterproofing of elevator, sump or other pits Internal waterproofing of underground parking garage Waterproofing of construction joints Plugging water leaks Typical sealing around pipe penetrations Internal waterproofing of diaphragm/cut-off/slurry or secant pile walls Internal waterproofing of below ground concrete wall - subject to hydrostatic pressure Specification No Note: These specification sketches have been prepared with our best knowledge and experience available at the time of publishing. As technology advances and construction methods change we may have to update them. We therefore kindly ask the user to check the date on this page of this issue and to re-check with us whether you have the latest edition. It is our goal to serve you and the construction industry as best as possible. Copyright 006, Aquafin, Inc. (Revision 06/06/08)

2 No... - EXTERNAL WATERPROOFING OF BELOW GROUND CONCRETE WALL & SLAB ///=///=///=///=///= Waterstop Mud slab Sandwich application : just prior to concrete pour, apply coat AQUAFIN-IC in slurry or dry shake form at.5 lb/yd (. kg/m ) to prewatered mud slab or underlying concrete. (Refer to Guideline No. G-00) Apply cove (seal strip) of AQUAFIN-MORTAR-IC at slab/wall joint. Apply AQUAFIN-IC to vertical surfaces in coats at lb/yd (0.75 kg/m ) each. Total application = lb/yd (.5 kg/m ) Specifier can consider use of AQUAFIN-IC ADMIX liquid crystalline waterproofing admix where applicable. Refer to standard specifications and product data sheet for further information. AQ 0/06

3 No... - INTERNAL WATERPROOFING OF FOUNDATION CONCRETE WALL & SLAB SUBJECT TO GROUND MOISTURE ///=///=///=///=///= Waterstop Seal strip: Prime cavity with coat AQUAFIN-IC slurry at.4 lb/yd (0.75 kg/m ) and while still fresh, fill flush to surface with AQUAFIN MORTAR-IC. Walls: Apply coat AQUAFIN-IC slurry at.4 lb/yd (0.75 kg/m ). Slabs: Apply coat AQUAFIN-IC slurry at.4 lb/yd (0.75 kg/m ). Note: for basements being converted to offices or habitable areas that will receive carpeting, VCT, hardwood flooring, or similar, install AQUAFIN VAPORTIGHT COAT-SG or SG vapor and moisture emission barrier in lieu of AQUAFIN-IC if vapor emission exceeds lbs/4 hrs 000 ft (0.6 g/hr m ) or >75% RH within the concrete. Note: In areas with poor drainage conditions or where high hydrostatic pressure is anticipated, apply a nd coat of AQUAFIN-IC at the rate of. -.4 lb/yd (0.75 kg/m ). Apply second coat while first coat is still green (tacky). Increase application rate for slabs to.0 lb/yd (.0 kg/m ), applied in one coat. Refer to Specification No Refer to product data sheet for further information. AQ 05/08

4 No... - INTERNAL WATERPROOFING OF BELOW GROUND CONCRETE WALL & SLAB SUBJECT TO HYDROSTATIC PRESSURE ///=///=///=///= Waterstop In case of leaking wall/slab joint, install reglet (seal strip) of AQUAFIN MORTAR-IC. Refer to Specification No , Item. Apply coat AQUAFIN-IC to slab at.0 lb/yd (.0 kg/m ). For new construction apply in dry shake form. Note: for basements being converted to offices or habitable areas that will receive carpeting, VCT, hardwood flooring, or similar, install AQUAFIN VAPORTIGHT COAT-SG or SG vapor and moisture emission barrier in lieu of AQUAFIN-IC if vapor emission exceeds lbs/4 hrs 000 ft (0.6 g/hr m ) or >75% RH within the concrete. Apply AQUAFIN-IC slurry to vertical surfaces in coats at lb/yd (0.75 kg/m ) each. Apply nd coat while st coat is still green (tacky). Total application = lb/yd (.5 kg/m ) Specifier can consider use of AQUAFIN-IC ADMIX liquid crystalline waterproofing admix where applicable. Refer to standard specifications and product data sheet for further information. AQ 0/06

5 No WATERPROOFING OF SWIMMING POOLS AQUAFIN recommends waterproofing swimming pools with AQUAFIN-K/M and AQUAFIN-K. Please refer to the specification sketches for these products at No AQ 05/08

6 No WATERPROOFING OF RESERVOIR / WET WELL waterstop Install cove of AQUAFIN MORTAR-IC to wall/slab joints ( ½ x ½ [8 x 8 mm]). Apply coat AQUAFIN-IC slurry to slab at.0 lb/yd (.0 kg/m ). Apply AQUAFIN-IC to vertical surfaces in coats at lb/yd (0.75 kg/m ) each. Apply nd coat while st coat is still green (tacky). Total application = lb/yd (.5 kg/m ) Corrosion protection: Apply coat AQUAFIN-IC slurry to ceiling at.5 lb/yd (0.8 kg/m ). For covered structures, apply coat of AQUAFIN-IC to roof slab at.8 lb/yd (.5 kg/m ), or alternatively AQUAFIN-K/M at /6 to / thickness, depending on overlaying strata conditions. For exposed structures, new construction, apply - coats of AQUAFIN-K/M to roof slab at /6 - / ( mm). For retrofit, apply AQUAFIN-K/M as above or coat AQUAFIN-IC at lb/yd ( kg/m ), depending on circumstances. Note: Old, heavily corroded tank walls can be re-coated with AQUAFIN-K at 00 mils (.5 mm) thickness in lieu of AQUAFIN-IC. Specifier can consider use of AQUAFIN-IC ADMIX liquid crystalline waterproofing admix where applicable. Refer to standard specifications and product data sheet for further information. AQ 0/06

7 No WATERPROOFING OF SEWAGE TANKS (Clarifiers, digesters, pumping stations, etc.) Waterstop For added protection, install seal strip: Prime cavity with coat AQUAFIN-IC slurry and while still fresh, fill flush to surface with AQUAFIN MORTAR-IC. Alternative, install cove with MORTAR-IC. Apply coat AQUAFIN-IC slurry to slab at.8 lb/yd (.5 kg/m ). Apply AQUAFIN-IC to vertical surfaces in coats at.4 lb/yd (0.75 kg/m ) each. Apply nd coat while st coat is still green (tacky). Total application =.8 lb/yd (.5 kg/m ). Note: a) Repair static cracks with AQUAFIN MORTAR-IC. b) Repair dynamic cracks and/or joints with AQUAFIN JOINT SEALING TAPE-000 or 000-S. See Specification No c) For above ground tanks subject to movement use AQUAFIN-K/M lining in lieu of AQUAFIN-IC. See Specification No d) Repair honeycombs, spalled and heavily corroded areas with MORTAR/LN prior to application of AQUAFIN-IC. Above applications apply to environments not exposed to hydrogen sulfide environments and closed tanks with sufficient vents. Specifier can consider use of AQUAFIN-IC ADMIX liquid crystalline waterproofing admix where applicable. Refer to standard specifications and product data sheet for further information. AQ 0/06

8 No WATERPROOFING OF ELEVATOR, SUMP AND OTHER PITS Waterstop Concrete Waterstop For leaking joints, or joints without a waterstop, install seal strips: Rout (cut) out reglet x (5 x 5 mm), prime cavity with coat AQUAFIN-IC slurry and while still fresh, fill flush to surface with AQUAFIN MORTAR-IC. Note: Stop active leakage with AQUAFIN-PLUG-IC or FIX 0-S. If necessary use chemical grout injection. Walls: apply AQUAFIN-IC to vertical surfaces in coats at lb/yd (0.75 kg/m ) each. Apply second coat while first coat is still green (tacky). Total application = lb/yd (.5 kg/m ). Note: Use AQUAFIN-K for brick, rubble, cinder and CMU walls in lieu of AQUAFIN-IC. Slab: apply coat AQUAFIN-IC slurry at.0 lb/yd (.0 kg/m ). Specifier can consider use of AQUAFIN-IC ADMIX liquid crystalline waterproofing admix where applicable. Refer to standard specifications and product data sheet for further information. AQ 0/06

9 No INTERNAL WATERPROOFING OF UNDERGROUND PARKING GARAGE / / / / / / / / / 4 Concrete Install AQUAFIN-IC to freshly poured slab in dry shake form at.0 lb/yd (.0 kg/m ). (Consult Technical Guideline G00 for details.) Where waterstops are not installed or joint is leaking, rout out reglets along construction joints ( x [5 x 5 mm]). Prime cavity with one coat AQUAFIN-IC and fill flush to surface with AQUAFIN-MORTAR-IC. Note: Stop active leakage with AQUAFIN-PLUG-IC or FIX 0-S. If necessary use chemical grout injection. Apply AQUAFIN-IC slurry to vertical surfaces in coats at lb/yd (0.75 kg/m ) each. Total application = lb/yd (.5 kg/m ) Extend AQUAFIN-IC slurry in one coat at.0 lb/yd (.0 kg/m ) approx. (0.6 m) beyond wall/floor and wall/ceiling joints. Specifier can consider use of AQUAFIN-IC ADMIX liquid crystalline waterproofing admix where applicable. Refer to standard specifications and product data sheet for further information. AQ 0/06

10 No WATERPROOFING OF CONSTRUCTION JOINTS 4 The following alternative methods can be used where standard water stops cannot be installed or where additional waterproofing protection is desired: Apply coat AQUAFIN-IC slurry at lb /yd (.0 kg /m ) to joint surface prior to pouring connecting section. Reglet (seal strip) x (5 x 5 mm): prime cavity with coat AQUAFIN-IC slurry at.4 lb /yd (0.75 kg /m ) and fill flush to surface with AQUAFIN MORTAR-IC, approx..0 lb/ft (. kg/m). Install cove (seal strip).5 x.5 (8 x 8 mm) of AQUAFIN-MORTAR-IC, approx..0 lb/ft (. kg/m) at slab/wall joint. Apply coat AQUAFIN-IC slurry at lb /yd (.0 kg /m ) to joint surface prior to pouring connecting section, or if this is not feasible, rout out reglet( x [5 x 50 mm]), prime cavity with coat AQUAFIN-IC slurry at.4 lb /yd (0.75 kg /m ) and fill flush to surface with AQUAFIN MORTAR-IC approx..0 lb/ft (.6 kg/m). Refer to standard specifications and product data sheet for further information. AQ /0

11 No PLUGGING WATER LEAKS Locate source of leakage in the concrete. Rout out the leak in a U-shaped configuration to sound concrete, minimum (50 mm) deep and (5 mm) wide. Clean cavity and remove any excess water. Form a plug with AQUAFIN-PLUG-IC or AQUAFIN FIX 0-S and press this into the cavity, filling to approx. depth. Hold this in place for about 0-60 seconds, until it has set. In case of a strong water flow, insert a drain (i.e. /8 - / clear plastic pipe) into the cavity immediately before inserting the PLUG-IC or FIX 0-S. When plug is fully hardened and leakage has stopped, remove any excess material and prime remaining cavity with one slurry coat of AQUAFIN-IC. While slurry is still moist ( green ) fill cavity flush to surface with AQUAFIN MORTAR-IC. Where a drain has been used, carefully remove drain soonest next day, or when mortar has reached at least / of its final strength, and plug the remaining hole as described above. When mortar has set, apply surface waterproofing (AQUAFIN-IC, AQUAFIN-K or AQUAFIN-K/M) over concrete surface. Refer to product data sheets for further information. AQ 0/06

12 No... - TYPICAL SEALING AROUND PIPE PENETRATIONS AQUAFIN-IC A. Sealing around steel or concrete pipes Rout out " x " triangular reglet, and fill cavity with MORTAR-IC. Steel or concrete pipe Apply AQUAFIN-IC surface waterproofing B. Sealing around PVC pipes B. Surface waterproofing AQUAFIN-IC AQUAFIN-K/M 4" (0 cm) Concrete B.: Small pipes (6" and <) Apply AQUAFIN-K/M surface waterproofing, extending 4" (0 cm) onto pipe. B..A.: Alternative: Embed AQUAFIN-SEALING GASKET-8/8 into AQUAFIN-K/M, flush to pipe. PVC pipe B. AQUAFIN-K/M Cove.5" x.5" MORTAR-LN or IC 4-6" (0-5 cm) Gasket size: 8" x 8" (450 x 450 mm) can be cut to required size and shape B.: Large pipes (>6" ) Install cove of MORTAR-LN or IC at pipe penetration. Apply AQUAFIN-K/M surface waterproofing, extending 6" (5 cm) onto pipe. Ckeck possibility of using AQUAFIN SEALING GASKET-8/8 or K-FABRIC. Note: Mechanically roughen PVC surface and degrease/clean with isopropanol or aceton prior to application of AQUAFIN-K/M. AQ /0

13 No... - Ground level / / / / / / / / / INTERNAL WATERPROOFING OF DIAPHRAGM OR SECANT PILE WALLS 4 Soil DIAPHRAGM or SECANT PILE WALL 4 Intermediate slab Foundation mat Mud slab Swellable (hydrophilic) waterstop (by others) 0 Install underslab waterproofing membrane by others, or AQUAFIN-IC at lb/yd (. -.5 kg/m ) over mud slab. Install AQUAFIN-IC to freshly poured slab in dry-shake form at.0 lb/yd (.0 kg/m ). (Consult Technical Guideline G00.) Where waterstops are not installed or joint is leaking, rout out reglets along construction joints ( - x - [5-50 x 5-50 mm]). Stop active leakage with AQUAFIN-PLUG-IC, prime remaining cavity with AQUAFIN-IC and fill flush to surface with AQUAFIN-MORTAR-IC. Where necessary use chemical grout injection. Apply AQUAFIN-IC slurry to vertical surfaces in coats at lb/yd (0.75 kg/m ) each (total lb/yd (.5 kg/m )). Extend AQUAFIN-IC slurry in one coat at.0 lb/yd (.0 kg/m ) approx. (0.6 m) beyond wall/floor and wall/ceiling joints. Seal leaking vertical construction joints with AQUAFIN MORTAR-LN. Seal horizontal construction joints in foundation mat with AQUAFIN MORTAR-IC as per No...-9, item (4). Alternative to (0) and (): Add AQUAFIN-IC ADMIX liquid crystalline waterproofing admix to the concrete during batching. Refer to standard specifications and various product data sheets for further information. AQ 0/06

14 No... - INTERNAL WATERPROOFING OF BELOW GROUND CONCRETE WALL SUBJECT TO HYDROSTATIC PRESSURE ///=///=///=///= Waterstop In case of leaking wall/slab joint, install reglet (seal strip) of AQUAFIN MORTAR-IC. Refer to Specification No , Item. Apply AQUAFIN-IC slurry to vertical surfaces in coats at lb/yd (0.75 kg/m ) each. Apply nd coat while st coat is still green (tacky). Total application = lb/yd (.5 kg/m ) Refer to standard specifications and various product data sheets for further information. AQ 0/06

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