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Sand Finished APP Membrane

APP modified bitumen Membranes
Arunabha Dey
National Manager,
Waterproofing & Roofing

APP modified bitumen Membranes are one of the solution for the below ground structures which have been used all these years in Basements.

Though Controlling the Activities post application is a challenge considering peoples movement on installed waterproofing for other activities like rebar installation, concrete placement, etc. causing damages to “Plain” finished APP waterproofing membrane leading to ingress of water.

Limitation of plain surface membranes are related to:

mechanical damage during rebar / concrete installation

no bond to structure in case of PRE-application below slab / foundation

On the other hand, slated APP membrane was not very user friendly in case of critical detailing. These site related problem which actually made APP membrane is not so popular for below ground waterproofing.




Overcoming the limitations Sika introduced Sand Finished APP Modified Bitumen SikaBit® T SG in Indian market for waterproofing of podium and below ground structures.

SikaBit® T SG has a factory applied, uniform sand finish. The sand finish provides effective protection against abrasion if tested according to modified EN 12039. This ensures full surface bond of the pre-applied membrane to the concrete structure.

Safe installation

Fully bonded membrane

(PRE-application / POST-application)

SikaBit® T SG membranes are produced in-house at Sika factory located in Manda (Rajasthan) with imported, state-of-the-art production equipment. The full process from raw material selection to finished good testing is controlled by Sika® QC chemists.

High level of availability

Consistent high quality

And on introduction, this membrane immediately caught the interest of market and it turned out as “Real Problem Solver” with “Price-Performance” benefits in that application field.

For further details:
Sika India Pvt. Ltd.
501 & 502, B Wing, Lotus Corporate Park Off. Western Express Highway Goregaon East Mumbai – 400063
Ph: +91 22 6270 4038,
Fax: +91 22 6270 4039
Email: dey.arunabha@in.sika.com
Web: http://ind.sika.com


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