Waterproofing

Bitumen Waterproofing

Monneli Asfabit RB+

FLEXIBLE, RUBBERIZED BITUMEN EMULSION

Uses
ASFABIT RB+ can be used as follows:
To provides a sandwich membrane between screed flooring
A waterproofing coat for concrete foundations, bricks, retaining walls, etc.
It can be used to waterproof walls and floors in wet areas
For maintenance of many types of roofs including built up felt, aluminum, concrete, lightweight screed, timber, slate, asbestos, bitumen sheets, etc.
As a vapor/salt barrier for exterior walls to building facades behind granite, marble, stone, cladding, curtain walls, etc.
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Technical Information
Product Description

ASFABIT RB+ is a cold applied rubberized bitumen emulsion in dark brown color that, when dries, it forms tough black seamless and flexible coating.

Advantages
  • Water based with excellent adhesion
  • Nonflammable
  • Easily applied by brush or squeegee.
  • Excellent resistant to alkalis, mild acids, chlorine
  • Asbestos free, odorless. Can be applied in close and confined spaces
  • Compatible with all bituminous products
  • Environmentally friendly. Contains no solvents. No health hazards
Compiliance Standard
  • ASTM D 1187, D 2939
  • BS 8102
  • ASTM D 1227, Type III Class 1 & 2
Packaging, Coverage / Consumption

Consumption

2 to 4 m² / liter

 

Packaging

ASFABIT RB+ is packed in 200 Liter Drums

Shelf Life & Storage

Storage

Should be stored under cover away from extreme heat or direct sunlight or frost.

 

Shelf life

12 months in tightly sealed containers if stored properly.

Technical Properties
PROPERTIES

RESULTS

Appearance

Dark brown dries
to seamless black
coating

Density at 25°C

1.05 kg/L

Solid content

65%  ± 2

Rubber content

5%

Elongation

>1000%

Chemical resistance

Water, aqueous
ground water, salt
solutions, mild
detergents , acids and
alkalis

Flash point

Non-flammable

Application temperature

+5°C to +45°C

Service temperature

–10°C to +85°C

All values are subject to 5-10% tolerance

Application Information
Instructions for use

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.

Priming

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

Mixing

ASFABIT RB+ 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 three 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

ASFABIT RB+ products should be removed from tools, equipment and mixers with clean water prior to the initial set. Cured material can only be removed mechanically.

 Recommendation

  • Do not apply subsequent applications if the membrane is punctured or damaged.
Additional Information
Health & Safety

ASFABIT RB+ 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, wash 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 its 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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