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Adrian Crow
Adrian Crow
on Exterior Waterproofing
Senior Technical Advisor Onsite

Adrian is the Allco Site Inspector for the greater Auckland area. He has a background in engineering with over 25 years experience, and is dedicated to ensuring all Volclay membranes are installed correctly for reliable watertightness.

18 October 2018

Bentonite Waterproofing and Wet/Dry Cycling

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There is no aspect of bentonite waterproofing that is as misunderstood as how it responds to wet/dry cycling.

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28 September 2018

Property Line Wall Substrate Preparation

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Below-grade shoring wall construction often proves to be difficult to obtain and maintain along the project site perimeter. 

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23 August 2018

Testing Water Before Installing Membrane Systems

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A detailed discussion of the water/soil compatibility test and its importance in the design of any below-grade waterproofing system.

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19 July 2018

Backfilling Bentonite Membranes

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This month I look at the provision of containment pressure to maintain the effectiveness of bentonite tanking membranes under both static and seismic conditions. 

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21 June 2018

Time to Talk Tanking in the Wet

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Mitigating the risk of over-hydration is key to the success of a bentonite membrane — especially in wet conditions. 

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