The bituBOND® damp-proofing system is designed for waterproofing protection of concrete foundations and vertical walls, from aggressive soil attack, dampness and vapour transmission. The bituBOND® system is used in low hydrostatic applications such as in shallow excavations or away from the water table. bituBOND® has extensive usage and a proven reputation in waterproofing. bituBOND® has excellent tear and puncture resistance. bituBOND® is one of the few peel ‘n' stick membranes that comes with a 100mm lap selvedge protected by a release paper. This paper ensures the lap area is kept perfectly clean to give an intimate seal at the lap.
Scope of use
bituBOND® is a self-adhesive SBS modified bitumen damp - proof membrane (DPM) designed to protect concrete foundations and vertical walls from aggressive soil attack, dampness and vapour transmission. bituBOND® is a flexible laminated sheet, comprised of a multi-layer high density cross laminated polyethylene film with a backing of self-adhesive rubber modified bitumen, protected with a silicon coated release film. bituBOND® is an ideal membrane for damp-proofing foundations and walls. bituBOND® can be used on both concrete and polystyrene substrates.
New Zealand Building Code (NZBC)
The product will, if employed in accordance with the supplier's installation and maintenance requirements, assist with meeting the following provisions of the building code:
- Clause B2 Durability: Performance B2.3.1(a)
- Clause E2 External moisture: Performance E2.3.3
- Clause F2 Hazardous building materials: Performance F2.3.1
Use in Service History
15 Years in Service History
bituBOND® is a BRANZ Appraised self-adhesive membrane system, designed for protecting concrete foundations and vertical walls from aggressive soil attack, dampness and vapour transmission. The bituBOND® system is used in low hydrostatic applications such as in shallow excavations or away from the water table.
Annual inspections must be made of the membrane top edge seal and protection, the backfill capping, and the drainage pipe to ensure all are functioning as originally design.
bituBOND® is a suitable DPM material (modified bitumen sheet), therefore it is expected to have a serviceable life of at least 50 years provided it is installed and maintained in accordance with this Appraisal and is continually protected from sunlight and UV radiation. A 15 Year product warranty is offered.