technical data sheet
High Performance Penetrating Invisible, Breathable,
Hyrdrophobic Concrete Sealer
Bostik Aquashield SB40 is a protective water-resistant
sealer to protect and treat masonry and cementitious
structures for the prevention of water absorption. Used in TEST RESULT
conjunction with both Paveseal SB and Paveseal SB Colour Clear, colourless liquid
Textured to form a complete concrete protection system Finish Invisible penetrating film
that is highly penetrative to form an invisible, breathable Volume Solids Approx 40%
impregnating sealer. Specific Gravity 0.80 kg/litre
Recoat Time 2 hours at 20掳C
Aquashield SB40 impregnates concrete to protect from Pot Life Indefinite (dries by solvent
ingress of salts, chlorides. It protects reinforced concrete evaporation)
from waterborne chloride ions making it an ideal protective
Full Cure 24hrs at 20掳C
Resistant to chloride > 92%
Aquashield S40 is designed to impregnate the concrete
Resistant to water > 85%
surface and permanently bond to the molecular structure of
the concrete, thus changing its absorption characteristics.
Aquashield SB40 is available in 4 Litre pails, 20 Litre pails,
鈥? Protect and treat masonry and cementitious structures
200 Litres in Drums.
from ingress of water and chemicals.
鈥? Used as a primer for Paveseal SB.
鈥? Protection of reinforced concrete.
5 square meters per 1 litre depending on surface porosity.
鈥? Prevention and minimising of rising damp in
Overcoating time 2 hours at 20掳C.
basements or below level floors and walls.
2 flood coats are recommended for a minimum effective
鈥? Sealer for all masonry, concrete, timber surfaces.
FEATURES & BENEFITS
鈥? Non staining liquid
鈥? Allows surfaces to breath
All surfaces should be dry and free from contamination
鈥? Reduces salt and water intrusion by up to 90%
such as oil, grease, loose particles, decayed matter, moss,
鈥? Penetrates into porous surfaces algae growth, laitance and all traces of mould release oils
鈥? Prevents corrosion of reinforcement bars and curing compounds. This is best achieved by lightly grit
鈥? Prevents dampness inside buildings, prevents rising blasting the surface. Where moss, algae or similar growths
damp. have occurred, treatment with a propriety biocide should be
鈥? Colourless and clear carried out after the grit-blasting process surface has been
鈥? Repels Water obtained. Cleaning by water method is also effective,
鈥? Able to minimise eliminates efflorescence, alkali, silica surface cleaned should be allowed to stand for min 24hrs
reactions and freeze thaw problems. prior to application of Aquashield SB40
鈥? Breathable, will not trap moisture.
鈥? Suitable for indoor and outdoor (UV stable) MIXING
鈥? Reduces mould and moss growths. Use straight from the container, no mixing required.
鈥? Seals cracks up to 3mm reducing water ingress. DO NOT DILUTE WITH SOLVENTS.
鈥? Allows water vapour to escape from structure.
鈥? Australian Made
鈥? For more detailed information refer to the Material
PLACING Safety Data Sheet.
Aquashield SB40 should be applied in two flood coats until
the recommended total application rate of 0.2 litres/m
(5sqm per litre) has been achieved. Aquashield SB40 Clean all tools and equipment with Bostik Solvent 9907
maybe applied by brush, roller or spray application.
Aquashield SB40 should be allowed to dry for a minimum STORAGE
of 2 hours (at 20掳C) before continuing with re-coating. Store between 10掳C and 30掳C. Shelf life is 1 year in
original unopened container.
PRECAUTION Keep away from sources of heat and naked flames.
鈥? Not designed as a waterproofing compound.
鈥? Do not thin or dilute
鈥? Do not apply on damp or wet surfaces. Aquashield SB40 is Flammable.
鈥? Not abrasive resistant
P.A.T.S (Pretested Adhesion To Substrate)
ITEM NO. STOCK SIZE
289426 Aquashield SB40 4 Litre Clear
Bostik offer a service in which a program has been
292443 Aquashield SB40 20 Litre Clear
established to eliminate potential field problems by pre-
292990 Aquashield SB40 200 Litre Clear
testing Bostik adhesives with samples of building materials
to which the adhesive will be applied. This service is
available on large projects where pre-application testing
will aid in determining the proper surface preparation
method to achieve optimum adhesion. Consult a Bostik
representative for further information.
HEALTH AND SAFETY
鈥? Keep away from sources of ignition - No Smoking
鈥? Avoid contact with eyes and skin, avoid breathing
鈥? Do not empty into drains.
If poisoning occurs, contact a doctor or Poison Information
Centre. If swallowed do NOT induce vomiting. Give a glass
of water. On contact with eyes, rinse immediately with
May cause lung damage if swallowed, irritating to eyes,
respiratory system and skin.
Restrict access to spillage area. Provide adequate
protective equipment and ventilation. Remove source of
ignition. Prevent material from entering sewers and
confined spaces. If possible cover liquid with earth, sand or
absorbent material which does not react with spilled
The representations and recommendations regarding the products are based on tests which we believe to be reliable. However, no guarantee
of their accuracy can be made because of the great range of field conditions and variations encountered in raw materials, manufacturing
equipment and methods. Thus, the products are sold with a limited warranty only, and on the condition that purchasers will make their own
tests to determine the suitability of the product for their particular purposes. Under no circumstances will Bostik Findley Australia Pty Ltd be
liable to anyone except for replacement of the products or refund of the purchase price.
ALL SALES ARE EXPRESSLY LIMITED TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE OF BOSTIK FINDLEY AUSTRALIA PTY LTD
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION
BOSTIK FINDLEY BOSTIK FINDLEY BOSTIK FINDLEY BOSTIK FINDLEY
AUSTRALIA PTY LTD NZ LIMITED SINGAPORE PTE LTD (MALAYSIA) SDN BHD
Phone: +61-3-9279 9333 Phone: +64-4-567 5119 Phone: +65-6863 4088 Phone: +606 678 9788
Fax: +61-3-9279 9240 Fax: +64-4-567-5412 Fax: +65-6863 4077 Fax: +606 678 9766
Product: Aquashield SB40
SYDNEY ADELAIDE PERTH BRISBANE th
Issue Date: 5 February 2003
Phone: 02 8825 3488 Phone: 08 8244 0511 Phone: 08 9331 7666 Phone: 07 3265 2377 Issue No: 1
Division: Building & Const
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