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Tools and Materials

Diamond GRP have selected a full range of all the best materials and tools that are required for your GRP waterproofing project. Please visit our online store (Note: You need to be registered to see full functional shop).

Tools

Tools Strong shovel

Wrecking bar

Claw hammer

Circular saw/jig saw

Mastic gun

4" grinder + stone blade for cutting trims

Diamond blade for cutting chase into wall

Sweeping brush shaft for rollers

Sanding pads

40 grit paper

Soft and stiff sweeping brush's

Ground sheet (in case of rain (must be visqueen))

Compressed air or gas powered nail gun

GRP roofing materials

Roofing Resin

Topcoat (This is available in any BS4800 colour, 16 colours ex-stock, grey pre-pigmented as standard)

GRP Edge trims

Chopped Strand Mat (This is available in 2 weights: 450g/m2 for most roofs and 600g/m2 for applications where the roof will be subjected to heavy foot traffic (i.e. a walkway or balcony))

Catalyst (Catalyst can be supplied in different strengths to compensate for seasonal variations in termperature)

Acetone

Mixing buckets

Bandage

Brushes (Required for details)

2.5" & 7" polyester rollers (This can be extended with a brush handle)

Consolidating rollers/ paddle roller (This can be extended with a brush handle)

Disposable gloves

Other materials

Finishing tissue

19x38mm treated tile batten

OSB3 decking board (2400x600x18mm T&G)

63mm paslode nails (All nails should be galvanised and at least 60mm long and should be ring shank nails, screws or better)

13mm galv felt nails (for fixing trims)

Clear silicone (for sealing flashings into wall only)

Bottles of eyewash (Always have eyewash on site in case of an emegrency)

Disposable latex gloves

Protective goggles