Waterproofing

Bitumen Waterproofing

Monneli Asfabit

Cold Applied Bitumen Emulsion

Uses
General waterproofing and protective coating for concrete, screeds, masonry, metal surfaces, pipes and many other surfaces
As vapor/salt barrier and damp proofing behind granite, marble, curtain walls, etc.
Sealer for concrete before applying the top finishing coats.
As a curing membrane for concrete below ground
Protective coating to concrete slabs above false ceiling, bulk heads etc.
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Technical Information
Product Description

ASFABIT is a cold applied water based bitumen with special additives. It is a blend of selected bitumen emulsified with water to give an easily applied
protective coating. Once cured, ASFABIT forms a seamless film with great adhesion to the substrate.

Advantages
  • Economical
  • Easily to apply
  • Contains no solvents
  • Excellent Adhesion
  • Can be applied over damp surface
  • Compatible with all bituminous products
  • Cured film resists water, diluted acids,alkalis and chloride
Compiliance Standard
  • ASTM D 2939 & D 1227
  • ASTM C 309-93
Packaging, Coverage / Consumption

ASFABIT is packed in 200 Liter Drums.

Consumption: 2 – 4 m² / Liter depending on porosity of substrate.

Shelf Life & Storage

Should be stored under cover away from extreme heat, direct sunlight or frost. Shelf life is 12 months in stored tightly sealed containers under good storage conditions.

Technical Properties
Appearance

dark brown dries to seamless black coating

Density at 25°C

1.01 kg/L

VOC

10.0 g/L

Solid Content

Up to 35%

Flash point

non flammable

Elongation (ASTM D412)

600%

Tensile Adhesion Strength (ASTM D412)

> 2.0 N/mm²

Service temperature

 –5°C to +80°C

Application Information
Instructions for use

Priming

Hot, very dry or porous surfaces should be primed before applying ASFABIT.

Mixing

ASFABIT should be stirred before use until a uniform color and consistency is achieved. Product is ready for use.

Application

For waterproofing underground structures, the bituminous emulsion shall be applied by brush or squeegee at a maximum rate of 200 microns per coat. The two coats must be applied at right angles to one another with a minimum of 6 hour intervals between each application at 25°C. Each coat must be
completely dry before the next coat is applied.

Cleaning

Clean the tools immediately after use with clean water. During work, it is recommended to place the tools in water while not in use. Cured materials can be removed mechanically.

Recommendation

  • Do not apply subsequent applications if the membrane is punctured or damaged
Surface Preparation

The surface of the concrete shall be sound, clean and uncontaminated.

This preparation shall be such as to leave a sound exposed concrete surface free from dust, loose particles and any deleterious matter. If the concrete surface is defective or has laitance, it must be cut back to a sound base.

Moss and lichen must be removed physically followed by treatment with fungicidal wash. After treatment, it must be washed down thoroughly with clean water and allow to dry.

Additional Information
Health & Safety

ASFABIT is non-flammable, non-hazardous product. However, proper measures should be taken during work to avoid contact with eyes or skin.

In the event of contact with eyes, irrigate immediately with clean water and seek medical care.

Important note

The information in this Technical Data Sheet is based on Colmef Monneli’s experience. Colmef Monneli does not accept any liability arising from the use of it products as it has no direct or continuous control over where or how its products are applied. All Colmef Monneli’s Data Sheets are updates on regular basis. It is the user’s responsibility to obtain the latest version.

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