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BITUPLUS PX

app modified bituminous waterproofing membrane


BitupluS px membraneisasuperiorgradeplastomericwaterproofingmembrane,manufacturedfroma
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richmixtureofbitumenandselectedApp(Atacticpolypropylene)polymersblendedtogethertoobtain
excellentheat&uVresistanceandwaterproofingproperties.thepolymerizedbitumeniscoatedontoa
dimensionally stable reinforcement core of non woven spun bond polyester rot-proof fabric.the
membranehasexcellentmechanicalpropertiesandishighlyresistanttofatigueandisdesignedforuse
instructuresexposedtohightemperatures.

characteristics polyester
4 Excellentresistancetopositivewater&vapor Reinforcement
pressure
4 Goodheatresistance
4 Gooddimensionalstabilityundertension
4 Can accomodate structural movements be-
causeofexcellentflexibility pEfilm
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4 Highpunctureandfatigueresistance
4 Hightensileandtearstrengths
4 Resistanttowaterbornechemicals
AppModifiedBitumen
pEfilm
Fields oF application
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BitupluS px isusedasawaterproofingmembrane
onthefollowingstructures:
4 invertedRoofs&parapets Surfacepreparation
4 terraces,balconies&patios
the surface shall be cleaned thoroughly of all
4 Sunkenslabs contaminants like dust, traces of curing
4 Bridges&tunnels compound, oil and grease. All surface
4 Airportaprons&rampareas imperfectionsandprotrusionsshallberemoved
BitupluS px intropicalregionscanalsobeusedfor and repaired. Structurally unsound and friable
waterproofingofbelowgroundconcretestructures concretemustberemovedandrepairedwitha
like: suitablepolyCREtE*concreterepairmortar.
4 Concretefoundations&footings priming
4 Basements ApplypolypRiME SB*(Solventbasedprimer)@4-6
4 pileheads m/ltoacleansmoothanddrysurfacebybrush,
4 Swimmingpools&waterretainingstructures rollerorspray.Allowtheprimertodrypriortothe
(Externally) applicationofthemembrane.Astheviscosityof
the primer is low, it easily penetrates into the
application instructions concrete pores which promotes the adhesion
betweenthemembraneandtheconcretesurface.
theapplicationtemperatureshouldbebetween inadditiontothattheprimeralsoactsasabinder
5C to 55C. Application procedures may vary for the dust which gets accumulated on the
slightly depending upon site conditions. the concretesurfaceevenaftercleaning.
general recommended guidelines for the
Alignment
application of the waterproofing system is as
follows: Starttheinstallationofallmembranepliesfrom
thelowpointordrains,sotheflowofwaterisover
orparalleltotheplies,butneveragainstthelap.

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All overlaps at the membrane seams shall be Assubsequentrollsareinstalled,heatisappliedto
installedsoastohave"up"slopelapsover"down" both the roll and the exposed laps of the
slope lap. Begin membrane application by membranebeingoverlappedonto.Besuretoheat
unrolling the roll of BitupluS px membrane and theentirerollevenly,notjustthelapareas,with
aligningthesidelaps.Re-rolltherollhalfwayand extraconcentrationatthelaps.
standontheunrolledportiontopreventshifting. CAutioN:Donotovertorchthemembraneas
Sideoverlapsshouldbeaminimumof100mm this will expose the reinforcement and cause
andtheendoverlap150mm.. damagetoit.
torching Sealing
BitupluS px membranesareinstalledbyusinga Heat both the overlaps and use round tipped
cylinderfedpropanegastorch.useofhand-held trowel to seal the overlap. Adequate heat is
roofingtorchisrecommendedasitaffordsagood confirmedwhenauniformflowofmeltedbitumen
control.ifmultipleburnertorchingmachinesare compoundflowsevenlyinabeadthatoozesfrom
utilized, care must be taken to ensure the theappliedmembranesedges.Excesscompound
applicationofuniformheatandavoidoverheating shouldbesmoothenedandpressedintotheseam
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ofthemembrane.Begintorchingtheembossed usingaheatedtrowel.Anyun-bondedareasmust
polyethylene side of the rolled portion of the beliftedandre-torched.Donotattempttoreseal
membrane. proper torching procedure involves bytorchingthetopsurfaceofthemembrane.
passingthetorchflameinanlpatternapplying
about 75 percent of the heat across the coiled upstand
portion of the roll and 25 percent across the Flashingdetailsareaccomplishedusingcutpieces
substrate,includingthelapareaofthepreviously of BitupluS px membrane in combination with
installedmembrane.Asthemembraneisheated appropriateprefabricatedflashingcomponents.
theembossingstartstomeltawayexposingashiny the same side lap and end lap rules apply to
bitumensurface.Rollforwardthemembraneand flashingdetailsastofieldmembrane.
press firmly with the boot or roller against the Allanglesandabutmentsshouldbesealedwith
substratetobondwell.thepropaneflameshould extracaretoensurefullbonding.Anappropriate
bemovedfromsidetosideandupthelapedge flashing membrane (mineral surface) shall be
while the membrane is slowly unrolled and lappedwiththebasemembraneandtakenupon
adheredtothesurface.Subsequentshiftoftheroll theparapetwallandtuckedintoagroovecutinto
shallbeavoidedafterheatinghasbegun.When theconcrete.thegrooveswillbesealedwitha
oneendiscomplete,re-rolltheoppositeendnot suitablemasticsealant(BituMAStiC)*.
yettorched,andinstallinthesamemanner.

BituMAStiC/polysealpS

AluminumMetal
Flashing

MineralSurface
Membrane
CementSand
Screed

Separationlayer
insulationBoard
CementSandFillet

BitupluS px

polypRiME SB
FoamConcrete

RCCSlab

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standards saFety precautions


BitupluS px membranesaretestedandconformto Anynakedflameshouldbekeptwellawayfrom
therequirementsofuEAtc2001andAStM. thegascylinders.Whenignitedthetorchshould
bewatchedatalltimes.thetorchshouldnotbe
storage & shelF liFe restedonfinishedroofing.Extremecareshouldbe
3 takenwhenworkingnearcombustiblematerialsor
BitupluS px membranerollswhetherlooseoron itemswhichmightbescorchedbythegasflame.
pallets have to be stored vertically in a shaded
area neatly covered by a thick fabric and tied health & saFety
securelyinamannerthatwillminimizeexposureto
sunlight&uV.Donotstackpalletsontopofeach BitupluS px membranescontainatackybitumen
other.theshelflifeis12monthsifstoredasper compound which when applied can stick to
recommendations.Excessiveexposuretosunlight, humanskin.Suchstainscanberemovedbyusing
uV and other sources of heat will result in aclothdippedinasuitablecleaner.
considerable deterioration of the product and
reduceitsshelflife.

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technical speciFication
PROPERTIES VALUES TEST STANDARDS
product px4180 px4200
thickness,[mm] 4.0 4.0 DiNEN1849-1
Massperunitarea, 4mm 4.0-4.3 4.0-4.3 DiNEN1849-1
[kg/m2]
Reinforcement(polyester), 180 200 EN29073-1
[g/m2]
Coatingasphalt AtaticpolypropylenepolymerModifiedAsphalt
Softeningpoint(R&B),[C] >140 AStMD36
penetration@25C,[0.1mm] 12-25 AStMD5
tensileStrength(l/t),[N/5cm] 850/650 900/700 DiNEN12311-1
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Elongation@Break(l/t),[%] 40/50 40/50 DiNEN12311-1


Shearresistance@ >800/600 >850/650 DiNEN12317-1
Joints(l/t),[N/5cm]
180/200 200/220 DiNEN12310-1
tearResistance(l/t),[N]
>500/400 >600/500 AStMD5147/
AStMD4073
(sampleprepera
tionmethod)
ResistancetoStaticloading Static:l25 DiNEN12730
Hydrostaticpressure Noleakage BSEN12390
@5bar(50m) (part8)
WaterAbsorption(BSp),[%] <0.2 AStMD5147
24 HeatResistance@120C NoFlow DiNEN52123
lowtemperatureflexibility@ NoCrack AStMD5147
0 C
ResistancetoAgeing NoDeterioration AStMG154
DimensionalStability,[%] <1 AStMD6222

Allvaluesgivenaresubjectto5-20%tolerance

supply
BitupluS px 4mm 1mx10m,wt41kg#
polypRiME SB 20lpail&200ldrum
BituMAStiC 20kgpail
*RefertowebsitefortDS
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Approximateweight

Apartfromtheinformationgivenhereitisalsoimportanttoobservetherelevantguidelinesandregulationsofvariousorganisationsandtradeassociationsaswell
astherespectivestandards.theaforementionedcharacteristicsarebasedonpracticalexperienceandappliedtesting.Warrantedpropertiesandpossibleuseswhich
gobeyondthosewarrantedinthisinformationsheetrequireourwrittenconfirmation.Alldatagivenwasobtainedatanambientandmaterialtemperatureof
+23Cand50%relativeairhumidityunlessspecifiedotherwise.pleasenotethatunderotherclimaticconditionshardeningcanbeacceleratedordelayed.
theinformationcontainedherein,particularlyrecommendationsforthehandlinganduseofourproducts,isbasedonourprofessionalexperience.Asmaterials
andconditionsmayvarywitheachintendedapplication,andthusarebeyondoursphereofinfluence,westronglyrecommendthatineachcasesufficienttestsare
conductedtocheckthesuitabilityofourproductsfortheirintendeduse.legalliabilitycannotbeacceptedonthebasisofthecontentsofthisdatasheetoranyver-
baladvicegiven,unlessthereisacaseofwilfulmisconductorgrossnegligenceonourpart.thistechnicaldatasheetsupersedesallpreviouseditionsrelevantto
thisproduct.

ManufacturedinG.C.C.
Henkelpolybitindustriesltd. Henkelpolybitindustriesltd.
p.o.Box293,ummAlQuwain,uAE p.o.Box2230,AlKhobar31952,KSA
tel:+97167670777,Fax:+97167670197 tel:+966138084061/62,Fax:+966138121164
henkelpolybit@henkelpolybit.com dammam@henkelpolybit.com

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