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When it comes to waterstop solutions in construction, engineers consistently turn to Hydrotite for its reliability and exceptional performance. Renowned for its technical superiority and versatility, Hydrotite sets the standard in modern waterproofing applications.

What is Hydrotite?

Hydrotite Waterstop

Hydrotite is a hydrophilic chloroprene rubber waterstop, celebrated for its significant expansion upon water contact. This non-toxic and non-hazardous material offers reliable waterproofing across various construction scenarios like foundations, tunnels, and retaining walls.

The Advantages of Using Hydrotite in Construction

Hydrotite Waterstop Installation

Hydrotite is engineered for ease of installation and adaptability across a wide range of construction environments:

  • Simple Installation: Hydrotite’s roll-out and stick application method is straightforward, requiring no special tools or complex procedures. This user-friendly approach significantly reduces installation time and labor costs.
  • Versatile Use: Designed to be highly adaptable, Hydrotite conforms to various surface types and structural designs. Whether it’s wall joints, tunnels, bridges, or other concrete structures, Hydrotite can be applied effectively, providing a robust and reliable waterproofing solution.
  • Effective on Uneven Surfaces: One of Hydrotite’s key strengths is its ability to adhere well to both smooth and rough surfaces. This makes it an ideal choice for projects where the concrete surface may be irregular or has been subjected to weathering or other forms of wear.
  • Durable and Long-Lasting: Once installed, Hydrotite remains securely in place, maintaining its sealing properties over time. Its durability ensures that it continues to provide effective waterproofing even under challenging conditions.

The simplicity and adaptability of Hydrotite make it a preferred choice for a variety of construction projects, ensuring efficient and reliable waterproofing solutions.

Key Advantages of Using Hydrotite Waterstop in Construction Projects

Hydrotite stands out in the construction industry for its remarkable benefits:

  • High Expansion Capacity: Hydrotite’s ability to expand significantly upon contact with moisture is crucial for ensuring a robust and effective waterproof seal. This high expansion capacity is particularly beneficial in areas susceptible to water ingress, as it can fill and seal joints and cracks, preventing water penetration and potential damage.
  • Versatile Applications: Hydrotite’s flexibility and adaptability make it suitable for a wide array of construction needs. Whether it’s being used in the foundations of a building, the joints of a tunnel, or the seams of a bridge, Hydrotite can be applied to ensure a secure and durable waterstop. This versatility extends to both new constructions and repair works, making it a go-to solution for various project types.
  • Cost-Effective and Efficient: One of the key advantages of Hydrotite is its cost-effectiveness. It’s easy roll-out and stick application method reduces the need for specialised labour and equipment, thereby cutting down on installation costs. Additionally, its efficiency in application and the ability to withstand environmental pressures reduce the need for frequent maintenance and replacements, offering long-term cost savings.

Hydrotite’s combination of high expansion capacity, versatility in application, and cost-effectiveness make it an invaluable tool in the arsenal of modern construction professionals, ensuring quality and reliability in waterproofing solutions.

Hydrotite Technical Specifications

Hydrotite® expands up to EIGHT TIMES its original volume when exposed to water. This expansion creates an effective compression seal within joints of limited movement.

Available in various sizes to meet different project requirements.

Product Code Description Pack Qty
105905 Hydrotite 7X25X10M Roll CJ0725-3K-AD 4 Rolls
105089 Hydrotite 20X20X10M Roll CJ2020-M 3 Rolls
111713 Hydrotite 30X30X10M Roll CJ3030-M 2 Rolls
108135 Hydrotite 30X10X10M Roll CJ1030-4M 4 Rolls
105907 Hydrotite 10X20X10M Roll CJ1020-2K-AD 5 Rolls
105906 Hydrotite 2X20X25M Roll DSS-0220-AD 4 Rolls
111714 Hydrotite 12mm x 10m Roll RSS1208D 2 Rolls
110124 Hydrotite 16mm x 10m Roll RSS1610D 2 Rolls
111038 Hydrotite 20mm x 10m Roll RSS2014D 2 Rolls
110125 Hydrotite 25mm x 10m Roll RSS2519D 2 Rolls

Leakmaster and Hydrotite: A Perfect Combination for Waterstop Efficiency

Enhances Hydrotite’s waterproofing capability with its easy application and significant swelling capacity.

Diverse Applications of Hydrotite and Leakmaster

Hydrotite: Renowned for its versatility, Hydrotite is used in a multitude of construction scenarios:

  • Tunnels: In tunnel construction, Hydrotite is applied to seal joints against water ingress, ensuring the structural integrity and longevity of the tunnel.
  • Pipes: It’s ideal for waterproofing around pipes, especially where they pass through concrete structures, preventing leaks and water damage.
  • Precast Concrete Joints: Hydrotite is extensively used in precast concrete applications, such as box culverts and panels, to provide a robust seal at the joints.
  • Slab Joints: Its flexibility makes it suitable for sealing slab joints, where it ensures a durable and watertight barrier.

Leakmaster: Complementing Hydrotite, Leakmaster finds its use in various areas:

  • Vertical Joints in Cast-in-Situ Concrete: Leakmaster is adept at sealing vertical joints, providing an additional layer of protection against water penetration.
  • Around Steel Joists: Its application around H-section steel joists helps in preventing water seepage, a common issue in large construction projects.
  • General Waterproofing Applications: Leakmaster’s versatility extends to general waterproofing tasks, making it a reliable option for a range of construction needs.

Together, Hydrotite and Leakmaster offer comprehensive waterproofing solutions, adaptable to various construction environments and requirements. Their combined application ensures a higher level of water tightness and durability in construction projects.

Real-World Impact: Hydrotite Waterstop in the Sydney Light Rail Project

Sydney Light Rail and Danterr

Danterr’s involvement in the Sydney Light Rail project underscores Hydrotite’s reliability and quality. Among a vast array of construction materials supplied, Hydrotite was pivotal in ensuring waterproofing solutions for this transformative public transport system. Spanning a 12km route with 19 stops, the Light Rail connects key venues and hubs, showcasing how Danterr’s solutions, including Hydrotite, contribute to major urban infrastructure projects. The project not only highlights Hydrotite’s effectiveness but also Danterr’s capacity to provide a comprehensive range of products for large-scale construction needs, revolutionising urban transport with a focus on sustainability and efficiency.

Conclusion: Trust Hydrotite for Superior Waterproofing in Construction

In the ever-evolving world of construction, Hydrotite stands out as a symbol of trust and efficacy for engineers and builders. Its proven track record in significant projects like the Sydney Light Rail demonstrates its capability to offer long-lasting and robust waterproofing solutions. Whether you’re tackling complex urban infrastructure or standard construction tasks, Hydrotite, along with Leakmaster, provides the reliability and versatility you need.

Ready to ensure the integrity and longevity of your construction projects with Hydrotite? For comprehensive details on Hydrotite’s specifications, applications, and how it can be integrated into your upcoming projects, reach out to Danterr. Our team is equipped to provide expert advice and tailored solutions that align with your project requirements.

Contact Danterr: Discover the potential of Hydrotite and Leakmaster for your projects. Email us at sales@danterr.com or give us a call at 1800 262 383. Let’s collaborate to build a more resilient and efficient future.

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