Damp Proof

Asian Paints SmartCare Damp Proof is a fiber-reinforced elastomeric liquid applied waterproof coating. Upon curing, it builds proper thickness and forms a seamless, durable membrane offering excellent waterproofing protection.

Areas of application


  • All exterior areas susceptible to water ingress.
  • Building roofs/terraces, parapet, chajjas and exterior vertical walls.
  • Damp Proof can be applied on existing IPS, brick-bat coba or cementatious waterproofing.

Product features & benefits


  • Water Proofing : Water proofing protection of up-to 7 bars hydrostatic pressure.
  • Crack bridging : High film elongation allows excellent cracks-bridging ability
  • Mechanical Strength : Fibers in the coating offer very strong mechanical properties and abrasion resistance to the film.
  • Anti-Carbonation : Protection against carbon dioxide and chloride ion diffusion to improve life of building
  • Adhesion : Strong adhesion to masonry substrates
  • Heat Proof : High heat reflection provides cooling effect on the building.
  • Durability : High resistance to water, UV rays and ageing
  • Ease of Use : Single pack, easy to apply and simple recoating for maintenance.

Recommended Application

Cleaning

  • Clean the surface and ensure that it is free of dust, oil, grease and loose particles.
  • It is recommended to use intense wire-brushing or high speed water jet.

Repairing:

  • The substrate must be checked for its soundness using small hammer.
  • All cracks at corner joints, channels, parapets & surface should be properly treated.

Product Application:

Horizontal areas:

  • Apply a self priming coat of Asian Paints SmartCare Damp Proof (diluted with water in 3:1 ratio).
  • Apply two perpendicular coats of AP SmartCare Damp Proof without dilution.
  • Achieve a forced coverage of 25 sq ft /lit / coat.
  • Allow to dry for 4-6 hours between coats.

Vertical areas:

  • Apply a self priming coat of AP SmartCare Damp Proof (diluted with water in 3:1 ratio).
  • Apply 1 coat without dilution at the rate of 30-35 sq ft /ltr consumption.
  • Apply 2 coats of Apex or Apex Ultima of the desired shade
  • Allow to dry for 4-6 hours between coats.

Precautions


  • Do not apply during rains or extreme temperatures.
  • Avoid abuses which may lead to puncturing of membrane.
  • Ensure that the product is applied at least 6 inch inside the drain pipe
  • For best results, apply parapet to parapet to envelope the entire building.

Packaging

Available in 4 litre and 20 litre packs

Coverage


  • Horizontal areas : 25 sq.ft/ L/ coat
  • Vertical walls : 30-35 sq.ft/ L/ coat

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