How to install PREPRUFE® across a number of applications
Our PREPRUFE® portfolio of products offer unparalleled waterproofing that will keep your projects safe and secure for decades to come. Proper installation is key to performance and GCP has produced a number of easy to follow, informative videos that show how to install PREPRUFE® across a number of applications. After watching the videos, if you have any questions regarding installation, please contact us.
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PREPRUFE® Plus — Continuity of Waterproofing
Water under pressure can be a powerful force, and the smallest gap can be catastrophic. PREPRUFE® Plus creates a continuous waterproofing barrier, with patented systems and easy installation focusing on basement waterproofing for horizontal and blindside vertical surfaces.
How to install PREPRUFE® Plus waterproofing on straight edge penetrations
PREPRUFE® Plus detailing of straight edge penetrations, used for columns, h-piles, breakers and any penetration with straight smooth sides. This video shows:
- Preparing substrate of compacted earth, stone, or a mud slab
- Unrolling Preprufe, cutting and using PREPRUFE® tape where needed
- Sealing with BITUTHENE® Liquid Membrane and re-inforcing with PREPRUFE® CJ tape and adding waterstops.
How to install PREPRUFE® Plus waterproofing around pipe penetrations
PREPRUFE® Plus detailing around pipe penetrations. Pipe penetrations include anything round and smooth, coming from vertical or horizontal surfaces, typically plumbing and electrical penetrations, or round concrete piles. This video shows:
- Preparing and cutting PREPRUFE® Membrane
- Using PREPRUFE® Tape around those penetrations
- Applying BITUTHENE® Liquid Membrane
- Installing Target patch. Sealing with PREPRUFE® Tape and adding waterstops.
How to install PREPRUFE® Plus waterproofing on an elevated slab
Using BITUTHENE® tie-in for elevated slabs, this detail is to transition from BITUTHENE® membrane applied to a foundation wall, like an elevator pit wall or ejector pit, to under slab PREPRUFE® membrane. This video also shows:
- Applying BITUTHENE® Liquid membrane
- Installing PREPRUFE® sheet membrane and termination bar
- Second installation of BITUTHENE® Liquid membrane
- Installation of BITUTHENE® membrane with termination.
Install PREPRUFE® Plus waterproofing Rebar & All-Threaded Penetrations (A: with BITUTHENE® Membrane)
PREPRUFE® Plus detailing of rebar in all-thread penetrations. This video covers any penetrations less than 1 inch in diameter or with an irregular surface. The installation of option A assumes BITUTHENE® membrane is available, if it is not, refer to option B video. This detail can be performed on horizontal surfaces with penetrations which include rebar, dowell and all-thread, and it can be performed on vertical surfaces. In this video, we show cutting of PREPRUFE® membrane, target patches, taping and installing waterstops.
Install PREPRUFE® Plus waterproofing Rebar & All-Threaded Penetrations (B: Without BITUTHENE®)
PREPRUFE® Plus detailing of wall penetrations in all-thread penetrations which may include any penetrations less than 1 inch in diameter or with an irregular surface. The installation of option B assumes no BITUTHENE® membrane is available, if it is on hand, refer to option A video. This detail can be performed on horizontal surfaces with penetrations which include rebar, dowell and all-thread, and it can be performed on vertical surfaces. In this video, we show cutting of PREPRUFE® membrane, target patches, sealing, securing and taping and installing waterstops.
How to install PREPRUFE® Plus waterproofing Tie-In to Wall
PREPRUFE® Plus tie-in to wall. This detail is used to transition from underslab PREPRUFE to a vertical surface. The video includes preparing the substrate, positioning the membrane, reinforcing slab joint, protecting from over-splash and installing waterstop.
$2 Billion Power Plant Uses PREPRUFE® Below-Grade Waterproofing
We facilitated the waterproofing of a renewable energy manufacturing facility in Singapore
Arts Facility Use GCP to Complete Concert Design
New concert design implements an innovative waterproofing solution with our products.
ASB Tennis Centre Turns to BITUTHENE® Waterproofing Solution
BITUTHENE® 5000 essential to stadium construction
Atalanta Sports Stadium Uses Full Waterproofing Solution
PREPRUFE® and BITUTHENE® membranes waterproof Italian sports center.
Auckland’s Commercial Bay transforms the waterfront
Crossrail Stations Gain Superior Waterproofing Solution
PREPRUFEⓇ waterproofs major UK construction project
Doha Metro relies on PREPRUFE® Waterproofing
PREPRUFE® Plus waterproofing ensures dry metro stations with ease and reliability.
Duo Towers - Paris Rive Gauche
PREPRUFE® Plus pre-applied waterproofing for an integrated underground structure
European Retail Complex Relies on PREPRUFE® Waterproofing
GCP protect one of the area’s largest retail projects from the roof to the vapor barriers
GCP Waterproofs Cal Poly Recreation Center
The completion of the Cal Poly Recreation Center exceeds expectations after using PREPRUFE
Las Vegas Airport adopts GCP waterproofing solutions
Using PREPRUFE®, BITUTHENE®, and HYDRODUCT® waterproofing solutions, the Las Vegas Airport
Major Commercial Building Succeeds with Premium Waterproofing
PREPRUFE® takes the worries out seawater damage in high performance, below grade foundatio
Milan Metropolitan Underground Tunnel Relies on PREPRUFE®
PREPRUFE® used to waterproof 25,000 m2 of underground construction
Multiple Waterproofing Solutions from One Source
Retail architects and developers turn to GCP to overcome complex waterproofing
Museum Construction Implements a Solution for Watertight Protection
PREPRUFE® and BITUTHENE® waterproofing utilized to protect 65€ million museum.
Museum of Islamic Art Built with Sustainability in Mind
High performance waterproofing of the foundation protects the finest collection of Islamic
NBA Stadium Lets It Rain with New Waterproofing
Stadium protected with PREPRUFE® Plus for below grade waterproofing
New Estonia Museum Design Protects Cultural Artifacts
PREPRUFE® protects cultural artifacts with high performance waterproofing.
Newcastle Hospital Relies on GCP waterproofing
PREPRUFE® 300R and BITUTHENE® 3000 waterproofing protects UK hospital
PREPRUFE® Solved $4 Billion Transport Infrastructure Challenges
Below grade waterproofing brings massive transit project back on track
PREPRUFE® Waterproofing Protects Warsaw Spire Construction
Distinctive office project relies on watertight structural solution
PREPRUFE® Waterproofing Protects Wembley Stadium
Wembley National Stadium gets waterproofing protection from the foundation to the roof.
Saudi Arabian Rail System Uses GCP Waterproofing Solutions
PREPRUFE® and BITUTHENE® waterproofing protect the Haramain Railway Stations
Subway Architecture Design in Seoul Calls for GCP Products
Seoul Subway utilizes PREPRUFE® 300R and BITUTHENE® 3000 to solve waterproofing issue
Utilizing ADPRUFE®, UK Shopping Center Opens on Time
Integrally waterproof concrete elements make the UK shopping center watertight.
Waterproofing Solution Ideal for Cork Airport Expansion
Cork Airport Ireland utilizes GCP Technologies’ BITUTHENE® and PPREPRUFE® to protect again
Waterproofing the $3.1 Billion Alaskan Way Viaduct
GCP provides mission-critical waterproof solution
World-class combined waterproofing solution for Doha Metro Red Line Sth
INTEGRITANK® and PREPRUFE® Plus waterproofing system offers world-class fully bonded combi