Sustainable Concrete Sealer & Waterproofer

AQURON 2000 – Deep concrete sealing, concrete waterproofing and moisture control, for enhanced durability.

Sustainable Concrete Sealer & Waterproofer

AQURON 2000 – Deep concrete sealing, concrete waterproofing and moisture control, for enhanced durability.

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AQURON 2000 is a spray-applied colloidal silica hydrogel treatment for new and existing concrete.

AQURON 2000 is a spray-applied colloidal silica hydrogel treatment for new and existing concrete. Ideal for controlling concrete moisture under floor coverings and as a waterproofing concrete sealer.

AQURON 2000 is the original catalytic hydrogel treatment for concrete. It has so many uses, applications and benefits, that people don’t always immediately believe us when we tell them what it can do.

AQURON 2000 is a water-borne nanoparticle colloidal silica, with a unique catalyst. When atomized onto the surface of concrete, AQURON 2000 penetrates deep into the porosity, reacting with the free limes and moisture already in the concrete, and inducing a C-S-H hydrogel formation.

  • Ideal for controlling concrete moisture under floor coverings.
  • Effective for waterproofing exposed concrete floors and roofs.
  • Can be used as part of remediation and durability works.
  • Suitable for internal and external use.

Licensed to use the Environmental Choice New Zealand (ECNZ) evirolabel, which in turn is recognized by GBCA and NZGBC.

Important: For full performance warranty, AQURON 2000 must be applied by MARKHAM-trained and -authorized applicators, using MARKHAM’s proven quality control system.
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Why AQURON 2000 is so versatile

AQURON 2000 controls moisture movement into and inside concrete, providing both moisture immobilization, and waterproofing properties. This makes it a remarkably versatile treatment with many benefits and many potential applications.

AQURON 2000

Concrete Moisture Control

  • Locks up moisture – preventing migration
  • Immobilizes moisture by transforming it into a hydrogel state. This allows direct stick flooring to be installed, regardless of the RH% of the concrete.
  • AQURON 2000 is a key component of the FLOOR-TECT™ system. FLOOR-TECT™ complies with AS1884-2021.

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CONCRETE WATERPROOFING

  • BS EN12390 – Part 8: Depth of penetration of water under pressure, 50m shows 90% improvement on the control
  • DIN 1048 – 10m head pressure – shows 72% improvement on the control
  • GWT Field Permeability – Minimum of 75% improvement on the control

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Concrete Hardening & Anti-Dusting

  • Chaplin abrasion tests show a clear reduction on the total of wear (approximately 40% less abrasion) in AQURON 2000 treated concrete
  • Adhesion dust tests show a significant reduction in surface loss (approximately 30% less) in AQURON 2000 treated concrete

AQURON 2000

Concrete Moisture Control

  • Locks up moisture – preventing migration
  • Immobilizes moisture by transforming it into a hydrogel state. This allows direct stick flooring to be installed, regardless of the RH% of the concrete.
  • AQURON 2000 is a key component of the FLOOR-TECT™ system. FLOOR-TECT™ complies with AS1884-2021.

AQURON 2000

CONCRETE WATERPROOFING

  • BS EN12390 – Part 8: Depth of penetration of water under pressure, 50m shows 90% improvement on the control
  • DIN 1048 – 10m head pressure – shows 72% improvement on the control
  • GWT Field Permeability – Minimum of 75% improvement on the control

AQURON 2000

Concrete Hardening & Anti-Dusting

  • Chaplin abrasion tests show a clear reduction on the total of wear (approximately 40% less abrasion) in AQURON 2000 treated concrete
  • Adhesion dust tests show a significant reduction in surface loss (approximately 30% less) in AQURON 2000 treated concrete

How AQURON 2000 works.

The core technology is a hydrogel formation induced by colloidal silica. When spray applied to concrete, the nano-size colloidal silica reacts with the calcium hydroxide in the pore water to penetrate into the concrete pores to depths of 150mm to form a stable, polymerized hydrogel in the pores and porosity. This hydrogel over time reaches strengths similar to Calcium Silicate Hydrate (C-S-H, cement paste). Its most important function though, at any age, is that it stops moisture migration through the concrete porosity. Once the reaction has taken place, and the hydrogel is formed, it is permanent and cannot be reversed or removed, it becomes part of the concrete itself. Colloidal silica particles are nano-size and able to work in the nano-size concrete pores. A typical concrete pore is around 50 nanometres, and colloidal silica is in the range of 5-20 nanometres in size. For scale, a human hair is 100,000 nanometres. AQURON 2000 can be applied to new or existing concrete. MARKHAM recommends applying AQURON 2000 to concrete during the curing stage, for enhanced curing and maximum long-term benefit.

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Previous AQURON 2000 projects.

AQURON 2000 was the first of the AQURON product family and has been applied to thousands of projects across Australasia.

Memorial - Sir John Monash Centre
Tank Bases - Chorley Water Treatment Works
Supernatent Tank - Invercannie Water Treatment Works
Clean Water Tank - Invercannie Water Treatment Works
Overflow Chamber - Invercannie Water Treatment Works
Medical Sciences Bunker - University of Birmingham
Clean Water Storage Tank - Oban North Water Treatment Works
Prologis DIRFT3 Multi-Storey Car Park
St Mark's Apartments
Cheltenham Car Park
Sky Residences Newcastle
Ausgrid Artarmon
Storage Tank Base
Wooler Contact Tank
Kerridge Service Reservoir

AQURON 2000 Details.

We are different in our approach. We provide AQURON 2000 on a square metre basis only.

This is either by “Supply & Apply with QA control” or “Supply Only”. This approach ensures your specific project gets the correct treatment and ensures effective quality control.

Detailed information is found on our downloads page! Technical data, MSDS, specifications, BIM files and more.

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