Is AquaDefense waterproof?

Mapelastic AquaDefense is a premixed, advanced liquid-rubber, extremely quick-drying waterproofing and crack-isolation membrane for installation under ceramic tile or stone in residential, commercial and industrial environments.

What is liquid membrane waterproofing?

Liquid-applied membrane (LAM) is a monolithic, fully-bonded, liquid-based coating suitable for many waterproofing and roofing applications. The coating cures to form a rubber-like elastomeric waterproof membrane and may be applied over many substrates, including asphalt, bitumen and concrete.

How do you apply liquid waterproofing?

Most coatings and waterproofing products can be applied by brush, spray or roller and should be applied evenly. The thickness of the coating and the number of coats will depend upon the paint, coating or waterproofing membrane. Most products cannot be applied if the temperature is too low or if rain is expected.

Is liquid waterproofing membrane good?

When compared to sheet membranes, liquid applied membranes are more sensitive to good application as regards maintaining a uniform and correct thickness. Liquid applied waterproof coatings are very versatile and can be used for most waterproofing applications.

Will AquaDefense stick to tile?

Can you tile over AquaDefense?

Mapelastic AquaDefense can be flood-tested after 12 hours of drying time, is IAPMO-listed for use as a shower-pan liner, and exceeds ANSI A118. 10 and ANSI A118. 12 standards. Very quick drying: Install tile after 30 to 50 minutes of drying time.

Which liquid is best for waterproofing?

As promised, we will give you now a comprehensive list of waterproofing materials.

  1. Polyurethane. Polyurethane is considered one of the best waterproofing materials.
  2. Cementitious Coating.
  3. EPDM Rubber.
  4. Rubberized Asphalt.
  5. Thermoplastic.
  6. Bituminous Membrane.
  7. PVC Waterproofing Membrane.

Where is fluid applied waterproofing used?

Fluid-Applied Waterproofing Applications: Parking decks. Plaza decks. Structural slabs. Vehicular, utility and pedestrian tunnel projects.

What is cold fluid applied waterproofing?

Cold fluid applied waterproofing products are an ideal solution for applications where complete coverage with a sheet membrane is unlikely. These fluid membranes can be either single or plural component or they can be two coated and reinforced membranes.

What mortar do you use over AquaDefense?

MAPEI polymer
Mapelastic AquaDefense dries after about 30 to 50 minutes and is then ready to receive any MAPEI polymer or epoxy mortar.