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Waterproofing construction joints with elastomeric swellable water bars

Key Facts

Arbeitsfugen elastomer
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1 Bonding with a mounting adhesive

With a hand caulking gun, squeeze out the mounting adhesive onto the cleaned substrate and press the AQUAFIN-CJ6 swellable water bar fully bedding, until the mounting adhesive oozes out the side.

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2 Mechanical fixing

Alternatively where there is at least 8 cm concrete cover from the water bearing side, AQUAFIN-CJ6 can be fixed at 4 – 6 points by screw or nail. The swellable water bar must lie flush with the concrete substrate.

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3 Butt joints

Waterstop tape joint connections can carried out by butt jointing. With larger wall sections the butt joints are to be secured with a separate waterstop tape overlapped on each side by a minimum of 50 mm.

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4 Overlapping joints

As an alternaitive waterstop tape connections can be carried out by overlapping by a min. of 50 mm. The waterstop tapes must lie securely against one another to prevent defects.

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5 Corner joints

Corner joints must always be carried out with additional protection.