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A roof garden is any garden on the roof of a building or a house. Besides the decorative benefit, roof gardens provide for temperature control, architectural enhancements and recreational opportunities. The main issue is that the time and expense associated with future repairs of membranes to be put on roof gardens prohibit the use of […]

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WHAT IS EPDM? EPDM is an elastomeric compound that is manufactured from ethylene, propylene, and a small amount of diene monomer. These ingredients are synthesized to produce a product that exhibits a high degree of ozone, ultraviolet, weathering and abrasion resistance, and outstanding low temperature flexibility. These ingredients also contribute to resistance to acids, alkalis, […]

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    Each day concrete and masonry structures are faced with changing environmental conditions, carbon dioxide, chloride attack and other corrosive elements, leaving them vulnerable to damage and deterioration. Concrete and masonry structures undergo destructive reactions due to harsh weather conditions like rain, UV exposure or other environmental attacks. Therefore selection of the technology that […]

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A unique integral crystalline chemical treatment to waterproof and protect concrete, PENETRON PLUS is specially formulated for dry-shake applications on horizontal concrete surfaces or precast segments where greater impact and abrasion resistance is required. Packaged as a dry powder compound, PENETRON PLUS consists of Portland cement, various active proprietary chemicals and a synthetic aggregate hardener […]

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      Leaking basements can present a wide variety of problems. First of all, they have the capability of damaging a building’s structure. They can also pose other serious problems such as mold, bacterial infections and potential damage to electrical lines. Even so, leaking basements become useless since they can’t be used for their […]

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Concrete corrosion is costing the construction industry and its players millions of Shillings annually in premature repair or replacement of damaged infrastructure. But the new innovations in PENETRON CRYSTALLINE TECHNOLOGY are beginning to allow engineers, architects and contractors to create structures that heal themselves. The corrosion of reinforced concrete is a significant problem affecting reinforced […]

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Due to the increased importance of quality waterproofing in construction, especially in waterproofing water retaining structures and water excluding structures, there is a lot of misunderstanding and misjudgment about what crystalline waterproofing is (and the various other types of waterproofing that should be applied, depending on the surface) A good and competent waterproofing company will have an […]

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Generally, the prime concern for concrete for structural engineers has been its resistance to mechanical stress, i.e. strength. In recent years, durability has emerged as equally important. However, durability cannot be achieved with reducing the W/C ratio, high compressive strength, more cement, air-entraining admixtures or corrosion inhibitors alone. To achieve concrete durability in critical environments, properties like […]

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Question:  Is Penetron slurry applied on the negative side or the positive side of a concrete structure? Answer: PENETRON SLURRY can be applied on either side of the concrete structure. It will depend on the practicality and the most cost effective method of applying the slurry.   Question:  How far can Penetron slurry penetrate inside concrete? Answer: Penetron […]

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EPDM is a type of synthetic rubber Its two primary ingredients, ethylene and propylene, are derived from oil and natural gas. EPDM rubber foam sheet manufacturers produce gaskets, seals and many other custom die cut parts in EPDM elastomers for customers that span across industry groups and international locations. Applications Used in the proper environment […]

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