waterproofing agent

waterproofing agent

[¦wȯd·ər¦prüf·iŋ ‚ā·jənt]
(materials)
A substance used to make textiles, paper, wood, and other porous or absorbent materials impervious to penetration by water.
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To add insult to injury, once the couple employed a reputable renderer to look at the work, they found that no waterproofing agent had been used and the work had to be completely re-done.
Therefore, water that has penetrated and the vapors produced when the chimney dries out or the water vapors produced during use are allowed to escape, while the waterproofing agent prevents water from entering from the outside.
The culverts' mix design included Penetran Admix, an integral crystalline waterproofing agent dosed at time of batching.
We also added a waterproofing agent to the shotcrete.
So to make any mascara waterproof, all you need to use is raincoat waterproofing agent by Estee Lauder.
If a tent has lost its waterproofing, the floor and fly - an outer tarp designed to keep rain off the tent - can be recoated with a water-resistant spray or wipe-on waterproofing agent.
In some treatment mixes, they add a waterproofing agent (wax) to the preservatives, so that the wax impregnates the wood, making it highly water-resistant.
The waterproofing agent used may be, in reality, thinned black paint.
com/research/cwgw5m/2012_deep_research) has announced the addition of the "2012 Deep Research Report on China Paraffin Emulsion Waterproofing Agent Industry" report to their offering.
The TEC production process brings two value propositions key to architectural precast producers and tilt-up concrete contractors: a) Sawing ensures very tight unit tolerances, eliminating much if not all grinding required at the point of placing brick on casting surfaces; and, b) the waterproofing agent prevents mix or paste adhering to brick faces--in contrast to clay units' wax-type coating, for which hot water wash is typically required at panel finishing.