Which C.I.M. Waterproofing Membrane Is Right for Your Application?

Posted by Chase Corp Editor on Mar 16, 2022 12:05:49 PM

Chevron raised the standards on cold fluid-applied waterproofing membrane applications when they introduced a urethane coating system for synthetic running tracks in the 1960s. Over several decades, this urethane technology morphed into a waterproof bridge deck membrane, now widely recognized as Chase Industrial Membranes (C.I.M. Industries), the leader in the industrial waterproofing market.

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Topics: CIM Concrete Waterproofing, waterproofing, Bridge Deck Preparation, Fluid-applied Waterproof Membranes

How to Terminate Waterproof Coating Systems

Posted by Maribeth Taylor on Feb 9, 2022 2:27:17 PM

Identifying termination points and properly terminating waterproof coatings are two critical aspects of a waterproofing system’s long-term success. Whether you are applying the coating system to a roof, floor, tank, or fountain; in hot or cold climates; or to concrete, wood, steel, or any other construction materials, correctly terminating the waterproofing system is essential. 

Termination points are areas where the waterproofing membrane stops or is no longer applied.

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Topics: Coating Application Preparation, Liquid Applied Waterproofing, waterproofing, Fluid-applied Waterproof Membranes

Comparing Waterproofing Systems: Cold Fluid-Applied Membranes vs. Self-Adhered Sheet Membranes

Posted by Dean Linthicum on Dec 20, 2021 10:06:42 AM

Whether you are in the residential or commercial building industry or in the new construction or building maintenance business space, waterproofing is not something to be overlooked. Waterproofing systems work by creating physical barriers to water. They keep water out of places it doesn’t belong and in places where it does belong.

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Topics: Coating Application Preparation, Liquid Applied Waterproofing, waterproofing, Fluid-applied Waterproof Membranes, Membrane Surface Preparation, Water-blocking Materials

How to Properly Set up a CIM 1000 Cartridge

Posted by Nick Leuci on Nov 9, 2020 9:40:00 AM

CIM 1000 Trowel Grade Cartridges are ideal for small applications such as penetrations, joints, cracks and many other small repairs. Cartridges are commonly used for adhesion test patches and repair of CIM coatings.

Cartridges may be partially used and re-sealed for future use, eliminating excess waste where only a small amount of CIM is needed.   

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Topics: CIM 1000 Premix, CIM Concrete Waterproofing, waterproofing, CIM industries

How to Select the Right CIM Activator & Premix

Posted by Editor on Sep 30, 2020 8:31:15 AM

CIM coatings have two components CIM Premix and CIM Activator. Each container has a color-coded label in order to assist with identifying the appropriate combination of CIM Premix and CIM Activator. Learn how to select the right activator and premix. 

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Topics: waterproofing, CIM industries, CIM Activator, CIM premix

Come and visit us at WOC & IRE Shows

Posted by Nick Leuci on Jan 21, 2020 1:53:56 PM

We are pleased to announce that Chase Corporation will be exhibiting at the World of Concrete and the International Roof Expo during the week of February 3rd 2020. 

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Topics: waterproofing, World of Concrete, International Roofing Expo, tradeshows

The Role of Consultants in the Waterproofing Industry

Posted by Dean Linthicum on Jan 7, 2020 1:15:00 PM

The importance of a well-built building structure is often taken for granted until failures start to appear. These deficiencies can be minor or major, but the results are often catastrophic. This is why consultants play an important role in the waterproofing industry and may add in saving you money in the long run. They add an extra quality assurance check before construction or after a roof or deck fails.

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Topics: Concrete coating, CIM Industry, CIM Concrete Waterproofing, Concrete Sealant, waterproofing

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