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Sika® Raintite

Product Code : 6740010821

Sika® Raintite

Sika® Raintite is an acrylic waterproofing, liquid applied membrane, waterproofing system. Advantage: It has thixotropic properties with easy to use and apply of its application, no priming is required and features external weather and UV resistant. It provides high flexibility and excellent adhesion to most surfaces. Sika® Raintite is packaged in both 4 kilograms and 20 kilograms pail, with a shelf life of 12 months from the date of production in original, unopened, and undamaged packaging. It is advised to store the product in dry conditions at a temperature between +5°C and +30°C, and protected from direct sunlight.

The Sika® Raintite waterproofing system consist of waterproofing compound and Sika® Raintite membrane. It is used as finishing or sealing joints, laps and roofing screws on various kinds of roofs. It can be applied on concrete sloped roofs, parapet walls, and external walls.

Prior to application, the substrate surface must be dry and free of all contaminants such as oils, grease, coatings and surface treatments etc. Weak concrete or plaster should be removed and surface defects such as honeycombed areas, blowholes and voids must be fully exposed. Repairs to substrate, filling of blowholes/voids and surface levelling should be carried out using the appropriate product from the Sikafloor®, Sikadur® and Sikagard® range of materials. In addition to priming, surfaces must be clean, dry, sound and properly cured.  Remove all loose materials mechanically, preferably with a wire brush. Iron and steel surfaces should be free of rust. Iron and steel surfaces should be treated with a suitable corrosion resistant coating, prior to application of Sika® Raintite® Kit.

During application, apply an appropriate amount of Sika® Raintite’s base coat by using either a brush or a roller. Afterward, Embed the Sika® RainTite® membrane into the base coat while it is still wet, while ensuring that the membrane is thoroughly embedded and smooth out of all air pockets and creases. Overlaps of adjacent membrane must be a minimum of 50 millimeters. Immediately apply a second coat of Sika® RainTite® Kit while the base coat is still wet, to fully saturate the membrane from both sides. When touch dry, apply a final top coat of Sika® RainTite® Kit to complete the application. Protect from rain until dry.

For safety precautions, it is advised to use proper protective equipment when handling and using the product. It should not be disposed into the drainage system or nearby water sources and soil, properly dispose of this product according to local laws and regulations.