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Waterproofing and tiling in sauna areas

Sauna

Sauna landscapes have different areas (e.g. dry saunas, steam saunas, showers and other wet rooms), which are subject to different exposure. The waterproofing and installation systems must be matched with the prevailing conditions for each area. Due to high levels of exposure to steam in a steam sauna, the waterproofing and installation system must additionally have a vapour barrier function in order to protect moisture sensitive substrates, such as building boards made from polystyrene, from saturation from steam. This can only be fulfilled by reaction resin systems. In the more usual areas, where exposure to steam is not high, mineral-based waterproofing and installation systems may be used.

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Grundieren PRIMING

Solvent free universal primer, water and alkali resistant

Special epoxy based primer

Universal epoxy based primer

Ausgleichen LEVELLING

Non-sag, cement-based, rapid hardening, polymer modified, low shrinkage and creamy smoothing compound, 2 – 50 mm

Cement-based patching mortar, 5 – 40 mm, wall/floor

Water repellent, rapid hardening screed mortar with high strength

Abdichten WATERPROOFING

Flexible, mineral-based, vapour permeable waterproof slurry for areas with increased demands in interior and exterior areas

Trowellable, chemically resistant vapour barrier bonded polyurethane based waterproof membrane

Verlegen TILE INSTALLATION

Lightweight, low dust flexible adhesive for thin, medium and thick bed installation techniques

Epoxy resin-based, chemical resistant thin-bed mortar

Chemical resistant fine grain epoxy grout, two component and solvent free

Verfugen GROUTING

Cement-based, water impermeable grout with improved mechanical and chemical resistance for joint widths from 3 – 20 mm

Epoxy resin-based, chemical resistant grout

Chemical resistant fine grain epoxy grout, two component and solvent free

Silicone sealant for movement joints