Asked by: Brandee Amusategui
asked in category: General Last Updated: 3rd February, 2020

Can you add PVA to concrete?

PVA in Cement and Mortar
PVA can be added to a cement mortar mix to give the mix a) slightly better waterproofing qualities and b) advanced adhesion to the surface it is applied to. Painting a coat of PVA on the surface before the cement mortar is applied can even further increase this adhesion.

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In this regard, can I use PVA as a primer?

PVA ADHESIVE & SEALER can be used with plaster, cement, timber, gypsum wall boards and paper. It is also a readily dilutable primer for sealing applications or addition to cement and plaster to improve adhesion and cure.

Also Know, can I use PVA as a plasticiser? ( polyvinyl acetate ) PVA adhesive can be mixed with the gauging water to increase adhesion and improve workability, although if it is being used externally you must use external PVA. Many people avoid using PVA for this purpose as much better ad mixtures are available.

Consequently, is PVA glue the same as BondCrete?

I always knew that bondcrete is a versatile product and can be used like PVA. In fact, on Bunnings' website, it said that bondcrete is a Water-based, Vinyl Acetate, Polymer Mix.

Can I make concrete waterproof?

Waterproof concrete is totally waterproof. Deleterious chemicals dissolved in water (such as salt and oxygen) cannot penetrate waterproof concrete to attack steel reinforcement. Drying cracking cannot occur because waterproof concrete has insufficient excess water to dry off and create tension within.

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