Sydney Concrete Joint Waterstops Services
We are highly trained in all water/joint installation applications. From the standard PVC to alphamatic based water stops, we do it all. Water stop or joint stop are naturally applied pre-pour applications. The installation of water stops helps/assists the structure from ingressing any moisture through any surface once reacted with water contact.
The installation is always recommended to be installed by a waterproofing specialists or approved application by the manufacturer.
Waterstops or waterbars are premanufactured joint filler used to prevent the transmission of water through the construction joint. Waterstops are mainly used for the waterproofing of below-grade concrete structures like tunnels, water treatment facilities, parking structures, water reservoirs, sewage treatment facilities, and marine structures.
Waterstops for Construction Joint
Waterstops are highly demanded in locations where the construction joints are common:
The transition area between the horizontal and vertical concrete components.
Long length wall areas, where two or more formwork is required for casting situations when concrete placement is paused or stopped for some reason where a change in design form is required for the design elements.
The construction joint is also referred to as cold joints which occur when the before placed concrete cures earlier than the adjacent one. These are the most likely areas which can result in water ingress. In most of the cases, the construction joint is not actually formed. But, a construction joint, like the control joint is introduced in order to facilitate the shrinkage caused due to large displacements.
Most of the below-grade concrete structures have conditions that result in the infiltration of the water into the construction joints. To prevent such leakage, waterstops are introduced into the construction joint. Waterstops have proven best for such infiltration issues observed in the construction joint.
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