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Aquepoxy - Waterproofing Concrete

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Aquepoxy is a 2 pack waterbased Polyamide/ Epoxy used for waterproofing concrete under tiles, floor toppings, tanks and interior / exterior buildings.


Aquepoxy chemically bonds to damp or dry concrete substrates as a waterproof coating to hold out water under hydrostatic pressures up to 276 KPa (40 psi, 20 Kgs per 25 mm² (equivalent to approximately 30 metres head of water).

Suggested Uses:

Waterproofing Acid Etched concrete, under tiles, granite, lino, carpets and floor topping compounds.  It is used extensively on inside concrete and block buildings to hold back water, (hydrostatic pressures) provided correct film builds are achieved with 3 coats.  Damp concrete and block buildings can be waterproofed.  Exterior with 2 coats and overcoated with 2 coats of Colourtrend elastomeric membrane systems.

Apartments, bathrooms, showers, etc. - used under tiles or granite to prevent water leaking into lower apartment blocks, apply 1 coat of Chemcure 200, then 3 coats of Aquepoxy.

Waterproofing concrete tanks, interior or exteriors, to replace damp proof coarse on concrete as a concrete admixture/filler compound.

Used in hospitals, hotels - interior/exterior, on homes, factories, industrial and commercial building complexes; freezing works, dairy companies, fish and meat processing plants, shopping malls.

Used as a Basecoat under Multifleck and seamless Flake Floorkote systems.  Over Acid Etched floors.


May be applied to damp surfaces; including fresh green concrete after 48 hours.  Brush, roller, spray and airless spray as concrete cure control agent.


Mix 'A' and 'B' after stirring equal parts 1 to 1 by volume.

Coverage Rates:

3-4 m² per litre per coat

Film Build:

2 Coats 650 microns (.026") Wet
total Dry 250 microns (.010") Dry


Moisture Vapour Permeability (B.S.3177:1959):

Test conditions, 20°C @ 75% R.H.

50 microns Aquepoxy D.F.T. - 4.5 g/m²/24 hours


Thinned maximum 10% with water.

Clean Up:

With water, then detergent and warm water.


White standard, can be tinted to pastel shades using maximum 10% Special finishes Universal tints.

Pot Life:

Pot life mixed: 1½ - 2 hours at 20°C


Do not use beyond pot life.  Mixing small quantities is recommended

Dry Time:

Surface Dry 2 Hours
Recoat 6 Hours
Full Cure 8 Days

(Maximum Humidity during application and cure - 85% R.H.)

Health & Safety:

Wear protective overalls, gloves and respirator when spraying.  Prolonged contact with skin should be avoided.  Wash repeatedly with soap and warm water.  Use barrier creams with continued extensive use.

Dangerous goods:

Not applicable - non-flammable - waterbased


Observe new occupational Safety & Health (O.S.H.) Instructions.



Warranty / Liability

Special Finishes (NZ) Ltd provides all the enclosed information in good faith but without warrantee and is to assist your application. However the use of this product being used is beyond their control. The manufacturers can accept no responsibility whatsoever for any damage or failure arising from its application or use. It is totally the responsibility of the user to insure that the product is suitable for its intended use.