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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Guargum is a substance made from guar beans which has thickening and stabilizing properties useful in various industries such as Textile industry sizing, finishing and printing, Paper industry improved sheet formation, folding and denser surface for printing, Pharmaceutical industry as binder or as disintegrator in tablets; Cosmetics and toiletries industries , Explosives industry as waterproofing agent , Fire retardant industry, food industry and Mining.
Guargum is a substance made from guar beans which has thickening and stabilizing properties useful in various industries such as Textile industry - sizing, finishing and printing, Paper industry - improved sheet formation, folding and densersurface for printing, Pharmaceutical industry - as binder or as disintegrator in tablets; Cosmetics and toiletries industries , Explosives industry - as waterproofing agent , Fire retardant industry, food industry and Mining.
In Argentina, the company recently launched Sikalastic-560 Fiberado--a waterproofing agent with added fiber, and SikaBit S-51--used for waterproofing vertical and horizontal surfaces under ground; the solution combines modified bitumen with an HDPE file.
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.
When damage or deterioration (gaps, voids, cracks, missing mortar, etc.) already exists in a masonry structure, the chimney should be repaired before the waterproofing agent is applied.
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.
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.