Published February 13, 2017
The issue of ensuring complete waterproofing protection in complex construction details has long been a challenge on most building sites. To offer a solution, Visqueen Building Products undertook a comprehensive product development programme, which has resulted in the Visqueen AXIOM Liquid waterproofing range – which is easy to apply and gives superior performance over other solutions.
The newest range to be added to the Visqueen portfolio meets all the criteria outlined in the BS8102 – the code of practice for below ground waterproofing, as well as the latest version of NHBC’s Chapter 5.4.
Research also allows Visqueen Building Products to understand the needs of the end-user, the research carried out highlighted that their latest liquid membranes range had to be easy to use, price competitive as well as ensuring that technical performance was of a high standard.
Visqueen underwent a major research and development programme to ensure compliance with the latest changes in industry regulations as well as creating market leading products to safeguard the integrity of the client’s build in extreme conditions and difficult applications.
Visqueen’s market leading range of liquid membranes provides solutions to various complicated below ground waterproofing applications whilst ensuring surface or complex detailing such as irregular profiles and penetrations are fully sealed and waterproof.
The new AXIOM range from Visqueen offers unique attributes and waterproofs porous surfaces such as blockwork in one coat making it the logical choice in liquid membranes.
The new AXIOM Liquid products complement the Visqueen high performance waterproofing range and are compatible with our self-adhesive, torchon and pre-applied membranes giving the customer an unparalleled choice for all waterproofing applications.
AXIOM UniSeal is a two part system specially formulated for waterproofing below ground structures in various applications such as waterproofing blockwork internally and externally, fillets and detailing irregular profiles and pipe penetrations.
AXIOM Shield is an easy to apply, high performance cold applied liquid damp proof membrane which rapidly dries to form a flexible membrane.
AXIOM Guard Primer is a solvent free, one component, polyurethane based primer suitable for all substrates. The highly penetrative formulation seals and primes surfaces prior to the use of Visqueen Ultimate Guard liquid waterproofing system.
AXIOM Guard is a unique single component polyurethane liquid waterproofing membrane incorporating an accelerator that upon contact with humidity cures rapidly to give a continuous fully bonded waterproofing coating.
AXIOM CreteSeal is a low modulus structural concrete expansion joint sealant. CreteSeal cures by reaction with atmospheric humidity to produce a joint sealant with a 50% joint movement accommodation factor.