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  • Colombia Dam Waterproofed with Xypex Crystalline Technology

    Medellin, Colombia

    October 05, 2016
    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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  • Waterproofing One of London’s New iconic Buildings

    London, United Kingdom

    October 01, 2016
    Moorgate Exchange is one of the first buildings in the UK to achieve both BREEAM Excellent and LEED Platinum ratings, and is an excellent example of how Xypex Admix can be used to simplify the production process of waterproofing and concreting.

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  • Xypex, an NSF Approved Fish-Friendly Fit for Concrete Fish Ladder

    Forestville, California, USA

    August 01, 2016
    Xypex Admix C-500 was added to the concrete of the replacement fish ladder at the Mirabel Diversion site located on the Russian River in Sonoma County, California.

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  • Xypex Extends Service life of Critical Canal

    Shoshone, Idaho, USA

    June 20, 2016
    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 Waterproofs Brooklyn Mixed-Use Foundation

    January 09, 2016
    With more than 160,000 sq.ft. of space, this brand new retail and office building is the largest in Midwood, Brooklyn, NY. Xypex Admix C-500 was used to waterproof and protect 4,000 cu.yds. of the below grade foundation. Three months after the foundation was completed, all of the areas were dry and to date, Xypex has been performing to the owner’s and engineers’ expectations.

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

    January 09, 2016
    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 Makes an Environmental Impact at Pearson Airport

    December 02, 2015
    Xypex products were chosen for the repair and restoration of the glycol (de-icing) containment tanks. Project included the repair of cracks, pressure washing all surfaces for removal of existing coatings and the application of Xypex Concentrate and Modified to 40,000 sq. ft. of tank walls and floors.

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  • Xypex Solution for Air Force Academy

    December 02, 2015
    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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  • New Offices/Manufacturing Facility to Meet Growing Demands

    November 18, 2015
    The strong, positive international profile that Xypex has achieved can be significantly attributed to the effort, performance, and continued growth of Xypex Australia over the past 24 years. The recent opening of the new head office and manufacturing facility in Albury, New South Wales was a clear and exciting testimony to this fact. Rob Godson, Managing Director of Xypex Australia said that “the state-of-the-art facility represents yet another stage in the company’s growth and confirms our confidence in the future and our commitment to Xypex globally".

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  • Schematic Drawings for Xypex Admix Treated Concrete

    July 16, 2015
    These are now available in the Technical section of this site. These drawings show both joint details and overall waterproofing assemblies for typical concrete structures.

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