FAQ

What is Bentonite?

Bentonite is the active ingredient in our Volclay (*VOL*canic *CLAY*) range of waterproofing solutions including Voltex, Swelltite, Waterstop-RX.  Bentonite is essentially a high swelling clay mineral whose name was derived from the location of the first commercial deposits mined at Fort Benton, Wyoming U.S.A. This is...

Certification & Testing

Volclay is BRANZ appraised. Exhaustive tests and field evaluations have been undertaken on all Volclay products since the establishment of the range in 1963. The products have been used in subway systems in Hong Kong and San Francisco. In highway tunnels through the Italian...

Volclay Remedial Waterproofing

*How much excavation work is required with the use of Bentogrout remedial waterproofing?* None. Bentogrout is typically installed through an injection pipe from grade level without costly excavation and backfill work. Not having to excavate can also defer the expense of replacing the landscape, as...

Volclay Waterproofing

*Will Volclay work in the high saline soils of coastal regions?* Yes. A special Volclay bentonite, Volclay DS/ SWR(Contaminate-Resistant), has been designed to work in soils with high concentrations of salts found in coastal regions. Volclay DS/ SWR is also resistant to other industrial chemicals that...

Volclay Waterstop RX

*Can Waterstop RX be used in potable water tanks and facilities?* Yes. Waterstop RX is certified by NSF International to conform with the requirements of NSF Standard 61 for use with potable water concrete tanks with a minimum capacity of 3,785 litres (1,000 gallons). *What adhesive...

Sales

As wholesalers unfortunately we DO NOT have eftpos facilities or credit card facilities.    For unregistered Applicators, please note that  you will need to place the order through your local merchant – Placemakers/Carters/Bunnings etc.