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Weber - Saint-Gobain

Moisture control

Keeping concrete dry is one way of reducing damage to concrete and this can be achieved by using one of Weber's coatings or sealers.

Problem

BS EN 1504-9:2006

BS EN 1504 Principle 2 is concerned with moisture control by adjusting and maintaining the moisture content in the concrete within a specified range of values.

Moisture control is used to control adverse reactions (such as alkali-silica reaction or sulphate attack) by allowing concrete to dry as well as preventing moisture build-up.

Solution

BS EN 1504-2: Surface protection systems for concrete

Methods of protection based upon the BS EN 1504 Principle 2 is the use of the following:

  • 2.1 Hydrophobic impregnation.
  • 2.2 Surface coating.
  • 2.3 Sheltering and overcladding.
  • 2.4 Electrochemical treatment.

Solution with the following Weber products

Solution 1

webercote smooth

Protective and anti-carbonation coating

webercote EC

High performance elastomeric anticarbonation coating for external surfaces

webertec aquapel crème

High-performance, silane-based water repellent

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