What is a Bitumen waterproofing coating?
Bitumen waterproofing coating is a long-life flexible bitumen mixture that is used in combination with Alcuin covering to create an extremely successful waterproofing system. It is non-harmless once dry & Ideal for Flat roofs waterproofing, gutter, flashing & water reservoirs. Bitumen waterproofing coating is regularly used for roof and wall seepage safety.
How many types of bitumen coating?
There are three types of bituminous coating are available, which are rapid setting (RS), Medium setting (MS), and Slow setting (SC). Bitumen coating is binders for hill road construction.
Where we use bitumen coating?
Bitumen coatings are used for roofing and road developing, street developing and is a black thick liquid containing hydro carbons. It use to protect steel, wood, concrete, and protects buildings against dehydrated and water when the bitumen dries. Bitumen roofing is called as rubber roofing.
Why we use bitumen coating?
We use bitumen waterproofing coating in Lahore to protect our concrete building roof, iron & steel sheds, wood roofing and walls to protect water damages. The primary use (70%) of asphalt is in road construction. it is used as the glue or binder mixed with aggregate particles to create blacktop concrete.
How we install bitomen coating?
Bitumen is installed using a torch-down method. Refresh Coatings does repair existing bitumen. Torch-down roofing requires an open-flame propane torch. In this installation method, sheets of modified bitumen are rolled out onto the roof, and a roofing professional uses a hand-held propane torch to heat the material and hold on it to the surface of the roof. bitumen waterproofing coating in Lahore
How many types of bitumen in market?
Now a day use standard worldwide that are recommend five grades of bitumen coating Like: S-35, S-45, S-65, S-90 and S-120. The key requirements for bitumen were the specific gravity, saturation, water content, flash point, softening point, ductility, losses of heating test and solubility in trichloroethylene.
Bituminous membrane waterproofing is a popular method used for low sloped roofs. The bituminous membrane has a torch on the membrane and self-adhesive membrane.Self-adhesive compounds comprise asphalt, polymers, and filler. The self-adhesive type has a low shelf life as bonding properties of the membrane reduces with time. It is a mixed substance made up of organic liquids that are highly sticky, viscous, and waterproof.