Mastic waterproofing found the main application for the device of different types of roofs, coverings and also for their general and renovation. There are many types of mastics. Each of them, the properties recommended from the best party among various means of a waterproofing. Among such materials as various metals and rolled materials, and also the mineral knitting substances of a different consistence, waterproofing mastic allows to create a seamless tight covering. After all only within its powerswithin its powerswithin its powers with ease to get into any, even the most hard-to-reach spots.
From all types of mastics as means of fight against moisture, perhaps mastic on a rubber basis or such as kauchuko-bituumny mastic, are applied most widely and effectively.
And here mastic waterproofing, most often is best of all applied to the device of a soft roof, to a waterproofing of balconies, bearing walls, overlapping plates, to protection of other designs, to anticorrosion processing of large-size capacities, tanks, settlers, bridge constructions and other.
Preparation and application.
At preparation of mastic it is necessary to pay attention to the next moments: strictly to observe the proportions of components recommended by manufacturer, the processed surface has to be free from frost, dirt, to be rather rigid. Process of preparation is carried out in the open air or in well aired room. If mastic waterproofing is applied to the device or repair of a roof, it is necessary to consider that the maximum bias of a roof should not exceed 5 degrees. Process of drawing has to be carried out only in dry weather, at the ambient temperature over 5 degrees of heat. In a hot season, practice drawing over a layer of mastic of sand or very small gravel.
Full hardening of mastic happens for 6-7 days. However, application mechanized putting mastic under pressure, allows some types to reach standard in 15-18 hours.