Teresa Mannion’s, now infamous, ‘Eye of the Storm’ report from Galway last Saturday night has been parodied all over the Internet this week but it did highlight the terrible weather conditions that have swept the country recently.
Contractors across the country have been affected by flooded sites and existing sub-structures are now under water. One of the sites that we visited proved that at least one element was able to withstand the ravages of Storm Desmond, namely CEMflex Active Waterstop.
As you can see from the picture above that despite the high water level the CEMflex Active Waterstop has remained in place and unaffected unlike hydrophilic alternatives which would have begun their swelling process. This is because CEMflex Active Waterstop only becomes ‘active’ when encapsulated in concrete.
This is just another one of many reasons why CEMflex is quickly becoming recognised as the world’s leading joint sealing solution. Find out more here or contact us on 01-8321005 / [email protected].
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