Xypex Extends Service life of Critical Canal

Since its construction in the 1930’s the Milner-Gooding Canal has provided vital water to the Farmers in and around Shoshone, ID. Recently a concrete flume on the canal which was showing extensive deterioration due to freeze-thaw attack has been restored with Xypex crystalline waterproofing materials.

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Xypex – The Preferred Choice for Studio City Macau’s Foundations

Studio City Macau is built on the reclaimed land of Cotai next to the South China Sea. Because of its proximity to the ocean a major concern was the chloride content of the high water table. Xypex was selected because of its proven track record for resistance to hydrostatic pressure and chloride attack.

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Xypex Crystalline Technology part of LEED Silver Certification

The Neelu Bachra Centre in Vancouver, a six story retail/office space with four levels of underground parking, was built into a hillside, with significant water flow from surrounding soils into the excavated hole. As part of the LEED Silver certification process, Xypex Admix C-500 was selected to waterproof and protect the foundation.

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Xypex Solution for Air Force Academy

With a large steady volume of Cadet and civilian traffic, the concrete slabs within the parade grounds and the Terrazzo had deteriorated badly due to the exposure of de-icing salts, freeze-thaw cycles and harsh Colorado winters. Xypex Admix C-500 was added into 140,000 sq.ft. of new concrete at the time of batching to help waterproof and protect from these future issues.

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Colombia Dam Waterproofed with Xypex Crystalline Technology

The Porce 3 Dam near Medellin is classified as a concrete-face, rock-fill type embankment dam. A concrete footing (plinth) is required and constructed around the upstream edge, serving to connect the dam with the valley walls and floors. Its role is also to prevent water leakage around the edges of the dam. Xypex Concentrate was selected to ensure the proper waterproofing of the plinth as well as 8,000 m2 of dam slabs.

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