Tanking and Damp Proofing

For many years Test Services has performed a wide range of tests to assess the performance of a wide variety of products and systems used to limit the transmission of water into a structure as part of a tanking and damp proofing solution.

An extensive range of tests is available to assess the performance of membranes, liquid applied systems, cavity drains, studded membranes, gas membranes, bentonite products, water resisting admixtures and remedial dpc systems.

Test areas related to tanking and damp proofing


  • Heat ageing
  • Water exposure

Mechanical Testing

  • Bond strength
  • Compression test
  • Compressive creep
  • Dart impact
  • Fatigue cycling
  • Joint strength
  • Static puncture
  • Tensile properties
  • Tear properties

Water penetration and Water vapour permeability

  • Integrity of joints
  • Watertightness
  • Water vapour permeability

Benefits of Test Services

  • CE Marking testing to relevant harmonised standards
  • Notified body
  • Research and development
  • Test reports can be used to obtain an Agrément Certificate
  • UKAS accredited Laboratory

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