FAQ

  1. 1. Can I waterproof underground reinforced concrete structures with Autocrine ® Mastic instead of MB-50 mastic?

    MB-50 is an out-dated kind of mastic, which does not comply with modern standards.

    You can use Autocrine ® Mastic to surface waterproof concrete, reinforced concrete and steel structures of any shape and size.

    Autocrine ® Mastic is produced by our company according to TU RB 14511885.001-98 and is classified as Bitumen-Polymeric Cold Mastic.

    Specifications of the Autocrine ® Mastic excel the requirements of STB 1262-2001 Roofing and waterproofing Mastics. Specifications. Visit this link for more details. Application recommendations.

  2. 2. What instruments should be used to apply Autocrine ® materials?

    Autocrine ® materials are ready to apply. They are applied to the surface in layers with any painting tools: hand ones (by brush, roller) and mechanized ones (air-driven and airless sprayers).
    Mechanical application of Autocrine ® Mastic is recommend with the help of high-power devices of airless spray.

  3. 3. What materials are needed to repair a rusty tin roofing and sheeting?

    To paint tin roof or profiled sheeting, you first of all should prepare the surface - to handle it with Autocrine ® Rust Converter, then prime it with Autocrine ® Corrosion-Preventive Coating. To seal open-end holes, cracks and leaks on the rebate one should use Autocrine ® Mastic and reinforcing material (polyester cloth or fiberglass).

    Use “Autocrine-177” ® Anticorrosion to paint the roof.

    A detailed description of tin roof repair technology is available in the section Guidelines on the tab Repair Tin Roof.

  4. 4. Can I restore the old asbestos cement slate using your materials?

    To paint slate you`ll need an Autocrine ® Primer and Autocrine-177 ® Corrosion-Preventive Coating.

    If the old slate is covered with "moss" you should clean it with brushes. The appeared cracks should be sealed beforehand with Autocrine ® Mastic.

    Then the slate should be primed with Autocrine ® Primer, consumption of 0,10 kg / m 2 and painted with two coats of Autocrine-177 ® Corrosion-Preventive Coating, consumption of 0,10 kg / m 2.

  5. 5. Can we stick a heater on the basis of polystyrene to the foundation with the help of Autocrine ® Mastic?

    Autocrine ® Mastic is designed to perform surface waterproofing of the basement. In order to glue the heater on the basis of polystyrene foam to the foundation (on top of waterproofing done) you should use Autocrine-RS ® mastic.

    More details are found in the section Guidelines on the tab Insulation of Foundation or Basement