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Self-adhesive, waterproofing membrane for use beneath tiles.
RIW Tilesafe Membrane system has been developed to provide waterproofing beneath ceramic tiles in bath/ shower rooms and other wet areas. RIW Tilesafe is a heavy-duty self-adhesive membrane, consisting of a thick rubber modified bitumen waterproof layer incorporating a woven glass fibre mesh on one face. The product has a brown silicone release paper on the adhesive side and a clear HDPE release film on the upper surface.
Can be used with underfloor heating.
All surfaces to be clean, dry, free from dust, grease and oil, etc. Surfaces must be smooth, sound and flat, with all indentations filled with a suitable filler and all protrusions struck off.
Ideal for apartment buildings and hotels, as well as domestic use; Quick and easy to apply; Will accommodate movement in substrate; Factory controlled thickness
Rubber modified bitumen
RIW Limited’s waterproofing products will, subject to normal service conditions, provide an effective barrier to the transmission of liquid water and water vapour for the life of the building in which they are incorporated., The products must be installed in accordance with RIW written instructions, and following installation must not be subjected to any damage or long-term UV exposure.
RIW Tilesafe Primer
RIW Tilesafe Jointing Compound
RIW Tilesafe Putty
RIW Tilesafe Reinforcing Strip
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All surfaces to be primed with RIW Tilesafe primer.
Butt joint: 1–2 mm gap. All butt joints in the membrane, wall-to-wall and wall-to-floor interfaces and at pipe entries to be sealed with RIW Tilesafe Jointing Compound, gun applied. All small gaps or voids around pipe entries, etc., to be filled with RIW Tilesafe Putty prior to application of jointing compound.
RIW Tilesafe Reinforcing Tape (1 mm thick), used to reinforce all wall junctions, butt joints and other detail work in membrane.