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INSUCOAT WB

Water-Based Liquid bitumen for Waterproof Insulation

 

INSUCOAT WB

INSUCOAT WB is a brown water-based bitumen liquid emulsion, which serves as a first layer of an insulation system, the coating dries to form a black flexible protective film. The finished film forms a tough barrier to water vapor transmission. Once the coating dries, it forms a black flexible protective film, which acts as a tough barrier to water vapor transmission.

 

 

INSUCOAT WB – Bitumen Emulsion KEY FEATURES

  • Water-based
  • Applicable on damp surfaces
  • Curing compound for concrete as water retention
  • Versatile and has several economic benefits
  • Good adherence to concrete, metal, wood, etc.
  • Cold applied (no pre-heating)
  • Environmentally friendly by being non-hazardous etc.
  • Non- flammable
  • Resistance to attacks of salts and chemicals

 

INSUCOAT WB – Bitumen Emulsion Related Applications

INSUCOAT WB Is used for general waterproofing and damp proofing of concrete foundations that are in contact with groundwater. It can be also used as a protective coating for built-up roofing systems and on a wide variety of surfaces such as concrete, brick, etc.

 

INSUCOAT WB – Bitumen Emulsion INSTRUCTIONS

The application temperature should be between 5°C to under a maximum temp 45°C. INSUCOAT WB can be applied by brush, roller, or airless spray gun. The general recommended guidelines for the application of the bitumen coating are as follows:

1. Surface preparation: Preparation and cleaning shall be made on the area by removing loose and friable material, protrusions by using soft broomsticks or the like, and cleaning with water to remove fine dust from the surface. Oil, grease, paints, or other contaminants shall be removed by using rug cloth and paint scraper respectively. Cracks shall be repaired with approved repairing material.

2. Priming: The primer coat can be made at the site by diluting the same bitumen emulsion with 15 -20% water. Allow the primer to dry before any further coats are applied.

3. Application: Add 5-10% of clean water to the waterproof and protective coating and stir before application. Normally two or three coats are required, depending on the degree of protection required.

4. Cleaning: All tools should be cleaned with clean water immediately after use. Hardened material can be dissolved with a solvent with clean water and hardened material can be clean with a solvent.

 

INSUCOAT WB – Bitumen Emulsion COVERAGE

Moisture vapor barrier coating: 1-3 m2/kg/coat. Depending on uses, porosity, and condition of the surface.

INSUCOAT WB – Bitumen Emulsion STORAGE AND SHELF LIFE

To guarantee the performance of the product, the drums and pails must be stored in a covered area, away from direct sunlight and other sources of heat, to avoid deterioration of the product which in turn will reduce its shelf life. The shelf life is up to 12 months when stored as per recommendations.

 

INSUCOAT WB – Bitumen Emulsion HEALTH & SAFETY

Protective clothing such as gloves and goggles should be worn when handling the product. In case of any splashes to the skin or eyes, rinse with fresh water immediately. If medical attention is required, ensure that the product container with content details and instructions is available for examination by the medical care personnel.

 

INSUCOAT WB – Bitumen Emulsion PACKING

9kg / 14kg / 19kg pails

180kg drums

 

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