Delta Membranes

Free Lime Inspections made easy with clever New Yellow Channel from Delta

  • 8 Oct 2018

Delta Membrane Systems Limited has launched an entirely new product line designed to make channel inspections easier.

With Delta’s new yellow channel, ‘free lime’ can easily be identified and treated. Free lime is white in appearance and can easily be visualised during inspection with Delta’s new yellow channel.

What is a cavity drain system?

A Cavity Drain Membrane System is a Type C Waterproofing solution. The concept of a Drained Cavity System is to collect and manage any ground water which breaches the integrity of a structure by managing, collecting and discharging such free water via a suitable evacuation point such as a Delta Package Pump Station.

What is Channel?

Delta Channel is a water collection conduit designed to control water ingress in below ground applications.

What is Free Lime?

In the form of calcium hydroxide (free lime). If untreated, this free lime can enter a cavity drainage system, which can impede the flow of water and cause sump pump failure.

BS8102:2009

The British Standard for waterproofing BS8102:2009 recognises the requirement of a Type C Waterproofing System or Cavity Drain Membrane System to be maintainable. The use of inspection ports of a basement waterproofing design is key for maintenance or the ability to carry out periodic inspection.

=====================

Delta Membrane Systems Limited offers waterproofing solutions and systems and are proudly the leading manufacturer of Type C Cavity Drainage Systems in the United Kingdom.

Delta Membrane Systems,
Delta House,
Merlin Way,
North Weald,
Epping,
Essex,
CM16 6HR
United Kingdom

Visit Delta Membrane Systems' website

Leave a Reply

More articles

Axion Polymers announced as National Recycling Awards finalist

Axion Polymers has been named a finalist in the 2019 National Recycling Awards for the ‘Team of the Year – Commercial’ category.

Posted in Articles, Awards, Building Industry Events, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, news, Site Preparation, Waste Management & Recycling

Aggregate Industries

Aggregate backs collaborative approach to flood and coastal defence

Aggregate Industries has reminded flood planners of the need for early intervention, collaborative working and better use of materials for defence measures.

Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Civil Engineering, Landscaping, Posts, Sustainability & Energy Efficiency

Alumasc Roofing Systems

Dundee University benefits from Olivine roofing from Alumasc Roofing Systems

One of the busiest buildings at the University of Dundee has benefited from a complete replacement of its waterproof roofing, with Alumasc Derbigum Olivine roofing membranes.

Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Systems, Case Studies, Damp & Waterproofing, Posts, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation, Roofs

Fibo

Fibo completes new step-by-step installation video

Fibo UK has completed a new video, demonstrating just how quick and simple installing its high-performance panels and transform walls is.

Posted in Articles, Bathrooms, Bedrooms & Washrooms, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Interior Design & Construction, Interiors, Kitchens, Posts, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation, Video of the Week, Walls