RS Bitukold is a rapid setting, cold applied thixotropic bitumen emulsion designed for sealing vertical joints.
The cationic formulation of RS Bitukold ensures a rapid set even in cold, damp conditions, with an initial cure taking place within 15 minutes.
RS Bitukold is mainly used for the protection of new joints in freshly laid asphalt or macadam.
Where to use?
- Transverse or longitudinal vertical joints
- Patch repairs
- Trench reinstatements
- Drain or manhole frames
- Kerb channels
Ensure that the surface is clean and free from loose material, oil, grease, standing water and weeds.
RS Bitukold can be applied with a soft fibre or turks head brush.
Alternatively it can be poured or spray applied through the Roadmaster Sprayer. RS Bitukold should be applied at a rate of 0.7-1.5 kg/sqm; depending on the texture and porosity of the surface and the application method.
Protect from frost or extremes of heat. RS Bitukold has a storage life of up to six months in sealed buckets under good storage conditions.
RS Bitukold complies with BS 594987 clause 6.8 Joints, vertical face coating.
RS Bitukold is available in re-sealable 15kg Buckets (36x15kg per pallet).