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Basement Waterproofing Solution for Perth Project

26th June 2017

Basement Waterproofing Solution for Perth Project

THE PROJECT

Located in the Perth’s tree-lined heritage precinct at the east end of the CBD, BGC Development’s significant redevelopment of the former FESA headquarters site heralds a new era for the area.

The jewel in the crown of this unique mixed-use development will be Perth’s newest and most luxurious hotel – The Westin Perth, operated by Marriott International. A landscaped plaza will connect the hotel, as well as retail and dining which will be housed in lovingly restored heritage buildings.(www.480hay.com.au)

This project required a fully bonded waterproofing solution to the raft slab and lift pits that were constructed significantly below the water table in this two level basement linking to the diaphragm wall.

The confined nature of the construction added complexity in terms of program and logisticsalong with the need for a fully dry internal environment.

THE SOLUTION

Proofex Engage was offered as the ideal solution for this project. Proofex Engage is a unique patented waterproof membrane system comprising a cell mesh bonded to a blended polyethylene/polypropylene membrane. It allows poured concrete to interlock, forming a tenacious mechanical bond. Proofex Engage provides water, water vapourand gas protection to water excluding structures and protects concrete from aggressive ground salts, chemicals and hydrocarbons.

THE BENEFITS

The benefits of using Proofex Engage for the application include:

  • Ease and speed of application.
  • Enabled contractor to work between ongoing excavations and following steel fixers so as not to hold up work program.
  • Robust, designed for construction site activity.
  • Membrane composition and system components provided excellent flexibility for detailing, combined with high durability and toughness for site trafficking.
  • Fully bonded system preventing water tracking between membrane and concrete

For further information about Proofex Engage visit the Proofex Engage product page, download our Proofex Engage brochure, or call 1300 737 787.


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