OptiTec Ltd offer a wide range of liquid applied waterproofing suitable for almost all types of roofs from simple shapes, complex shapes, detailing and size. OptiFlex-20 PU System and OptiFlex Rapid PMMA System have a range of similar characteristics such as a seamless finish, cold application method and the ability to adapt to intricate details. Even though these to systems are similar they have particular characteristics that set them apart and makes it hard for them to claim a superiority over the other, but these two polymers can be exploited in different ways by the specifier to elevate the specification of the waterproofing system.
OptiFlex-20 is a Polyurethane (PU) Liquid waterproofing system meaning it is a single component, fast curing, brush and roller applied system reinforced with glass fibre matting to create a seamless finish, with no need for mechanical restraint to substrate. This PU System relies on either atmospheric or substrate moisture to trigger the curing process, reinforced with glass fibre matting this system is applied wet on dry, meaning you have to allow for the first coat to cure before laying the next. Even though this can prolong project, it also allows for a large area to be covered with the first/embedment coat which allows for a greater area to be temporarily waterproofed. Suitable for both commercial and domestic use, this system can be used on both new build and refurbishment projects and is highly used on sites that prohibit naked flames. Highly flexibility and exceptionally tough OptiFlex-20 offers protection for the most demanding and complicated projects and can follow the silhouette of roofs containing intricate designs. It has been specially developed to achieve a fast, sustainable, durable, low odour, and eco-friendly waterproofing solution.
OptiFlex-Rapid is a Poly Methyl-Methacrylate (PMMA) Liquid waterproofing system, it is a 2-component system as it requires a catalyst to be thoroughly mixed into the resin. Rapid curing this cold applied system is reinforced with a polyester fleece and is applied wet on wet, this system is ideal for projects where quick access to roofs or balconies is required. Overall, due to the typical curing time of 20mins, this product is mainly suitable for small fast pace projects, this system can also be installed all year round. The 2-component character of this system makes this system more complicated for the installers to apply however due to its flexibility and exceptionally tough characteristics OptiFlex Rapid offers protection for the most demanding and complicated projects and can follow the silhouette of roofs containing intricate designs.