Sealing a high-rise basement with acrylate resin

Polyurethanes are popular choices for curtain grouting below-grade structures for waterproofing. They are popular because they work. In some situations, however, you want to avoid the expansive pressure of a polyurethane. For example, behind a retaining wall with a very hard substrate that won’t absorb the grout or behind a structurally weakened wall. Or, behind a wall where an old tank full of heating oil is located. The latter is exactly the situation at a 17-story apartment building in the Bronx with a leaking basement wall and floor. The groundwater seeping in was contaminated with oil. Read more about how Prime Resins AR 800 solved the problem.

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