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Bituthene® 8000 HC is an advanced self-adhesive, solar reflective, flexible water and vapour proof membrane, designed for sub-structures in hot climates. It can be used horizontally or vertically to protect basements and other critical sub-structures from the effects of aggressive ground conditions and water tables.

Substrate:

Monolithic concrete blinding is preferred which should be regular, smooth and free of loose aggregate and sharp protrusions.

Application:

Brush the membrane onto the surface to ensure good initial bond and exclude air.

Joint laps:

Minimum laps of 50 mm are recommended.

Standard product features

Thickness:

1.5 mm.

Options

Primer:

Bituthene® Primer B1 is used to prepare vertical and sloping surfaces and suspended slabs.

Continuity sealant:

Bituthene® LM is a high performance liquid membrane providing waterproof continuity at angles and for detailing terminations at pile caps and pipe penetrations.

NBS Specification

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This product is associated with the following NBS Create clause:
45-65-50/304 Bitumen sheets

NBS Specification

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Product specification

An important note about specifying

Manufacturer

Name:

GCP Applied Technologies

Tel:

+44 (0)1753 490000

Product reference

Bituthene® 8000 HC

Primer

[Not required]
[Bituthene® B1 primer]

Continuity sealant

[Not required]
[Bituthene® LM]

Manufacturer details

580/1 Ipswich Road,
Slough,
Berkshire, SL1 4EQ
Tel +44 (0)1753 490000
Fax +44 (0)1753 490001
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