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Fradiflex® metal water stop or PVC waterbar?

Fradiflex® vs. PVC waterstop, ©
Fradiflex® vs. PVC waterstop, ©

The sealing of the construction joint between floor slab and wall can be done for example with a metal water stop or with PVC waterbar. The simplest and safest solution is the one with coated metal water stop.

We have compared the advantages and disadvantages for you:

Fradiflex® metal water stop

  • Short installation time (2 min/m)
  • No kicker required
    (30 mm installation depth)
  • Safe labyrinth and adhesive seal
  • Fast bonding (lap joints)
  • No formwork costs
  • No additional fixing required

PVC waterbar

  • Long installation time (15 min/m)
  • Kicker required

  • Only labyrinth seal
  • Welding necessary (lap joints)
  • Formwork costs
  • Fixing required for the second pour

Reasons for Fradiflex®  water stop:      

  • High quality
  • Easy to use
  • Low labour costs

Reasons against PVC waterbar?

  • Longer construction process
  • Complex installation
  • High labour costs

See the quality of Fradiflex® with your own eyes – request a free product sample!

Call us or request by email:
Customer Service +49 9427 189-320 or cstmrsrvcmxfrnkcm

We are looking forward to your enquiry.

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Max Frank GmbH & Co. KG
Mitterweg 1
94339 Leiblfing