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Waterproofing Cement Based Compound for Walls & Floors


A cement based, waterproof, self levelling compound wall coating – withstands equivalent of 5m head of negative water pressure.
  • Quickly and easily applied by brush or spray
  • Excellent adhesion
  • Two coats recommended

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Typical Uses:

Aquatex is a waterproof, self levelling compound used for the tanking of basement and cellar walls to prevent the permeation of ground water. Also for sealing tanks and ducts, and is suitable for lining storage tanks for potable water.

The cementitious water-proofing system consists of a blend of Portland cements, graded aggregates and chemical modifiers. Aquatex is mixed simply with water to produce a liquid consistency that may be applied by brush or spray.

Aquatex has excellent adhesion characteristics, even when applied to damp surfaces and is approved under the Water Bylaws Scheme.

Available in 2 standard colours: White and Grey.



Number of parts:1 (mix with water)
Application Temperature:Above 5oC
Curing Time:Between 5 - 8 hours depending on conditions
Coverage:25kg – 8-12m2
Shelf Life:Up to 12 months
View FileAquatex Technisches Datenblatt    Size: (120.78 KB) View FileAquatex Safety Data Sheet    Size: (61.43 KB) View FileAquatex Technical Data Sheet    Size: (264.35 KB)


The surface must be sound, clean and free of loose or friable materials.
Mould or algae must be brushed off and the area should be treated with Polycote Destroy IT.
Any oil or grease must be removed using Polycote Degrease IT, followed by thorough rinsing.
Please refer to relevant Data sheets.

No priming is necessary.
Dry surfaces may be dampened with water to assist adhesion.

Gradually add the entire contents of a 25kg unit to 7.5 - 8.5L of clean water in a suitable bucket, mixing continuously while adding the powder.
For best results – use a heavy duty slow speed drill with a mixing paddle. Mix for at least 3 minutes after all the powder has been added until a creamy consistency is achieved.

Two coats should be applied using a brush or spray.
The first coat should be applied in a horizontal direction, and a 24 hour interval allowed before applying a second coat at right angles to the first.
Where water is penetrating under pressure, please contact Polycote technical helpline to confirm suitability and application method.


Product Questions

Can aquatex be rendered over?
Question by: charlie on 21 Mar 2016 09:16:00
Yes you can, this will also act as a good bonding agent for the render to.

Answer by: Guy Stanton (Admin) on 21 Mar 2016 09:47:00
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A brilliant product
Review by HillyC

I bought this product after discussing my needs and I must say I absolutely love it. We are now using it everywhere. It is so effective.

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