Shell Tixophalte

SHELL TIXOPHALTE

HIGH PERFORMANCE VERSATILE SEALANT

A ready-to-use bituminous compound that can be applied cold as a filler, joint sealer or adhesive for a wide variety of jobs, from large scale industrial to domestic. Its waterproofing properties mean it can be applied underwater.

BENEFITS

  • Ready-to-use and easy to apply.
  • Excellent direct adhesion, sticks directly to most wet surfaces and most building. materials including concrete, metals, glass and most plastics.
  • Applicable under water, ideal for damp and wet conditions during application and over its life-time.
  • Protection against rust, damp and corrosion.
  • Meets the ISO11600 standard which defines the physical properties of building sealants including anticipated movement;
  • Long shelf life in aluminium cartridges (at least three years).

BUILDINGS

Whatever the scale of a project, be it sealing entire large scale building projects or simply repairing your home’s roof, it is ideal for:

  • Sealing leaks and making repairs, even on wet surfaces.
  • Adhering all types of roofing felts.
  • Waterproofing overlaps, connections and joints of roof edges, chimneys, light domes and bushings for exhaust pipes.
  • Fixing rainwater drain systems to the roof.
  • Connecting damp courses and other waterproofing wall details.

UNDERWATER APPLICATIONS

Shell Tixophalte’s advanced wet-weather and underwater properties make it ideal for waterproofing cracks and joints in wet and underwater conditions.

  • Waterways, canals.
  • Dams.
  • Bridges.
  • Water storage reservoirs.
  • Hydraulic power stations.

What’s more, it is thixotropic, which means it can be applied to steep and even vertical slopes without a run-off.

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