Cementitious Waterproofing is done using heavy cement-based compounds and various additives that are mixed and packaged for use in a dry form; the packaged mixture is then mixed with water and liquid bonding agents to a workable concrete-like consistency. Cementitious products are probably the easiest waterproofing materials to apply. They don't need any sophisticated equipment for application
Cement based waterproofing products are used massively all around the world for the waterproofing of projects as
Cementitious waterproofing already has a long, proven track record. It is suitable for both negative and positive water pressures. Actually they are the only waterproofing products appropriate for projects with negative pressures. They contain no solvents and are user and environment friendly. They are suitable for contact with potable water. They are the mainstream product for the waterproofing of water tanks and reservoirs and can withstand very high positive pressures.
Conventional cement based waterproofing products are prone to cracking Cement based waterproofing products need a thorough, minute preparation of the substrate. Not even traces of laitance, dirt, grease, curing compounds etc. are acceptable. This is not an easy task to accomplish under the usual site conditions