Waterproofing & Linings

Developing Membrane Termination Solutions to Deal with 3 Way Curvature in Cross Passages

Over the past 20 years, Bluey has completed waterproofing on hundreds of cross-passages, all of which have met the ‘no damp patches’ specification for rail infrastructure. All cross-passage entrances have curvature in three planes, making membrane installation, steel fixing and concreting far more complex than other tunnelling applications. The geometry adds particular challenges for the […]

When to Choose a Sheet Membrane vs Spray Membrane

A common question when it comes to waterproofing is which system to use. Sheet membrane or a liquid spray membrane? Liquid Spray Membrane – BluSeal TF05 BluSeal TF05, our spray applied membrane is designed to permanently consolidate and seal brickwork, concrete structures and rock excavations from gas and/or water transmission.   The membrane is also […]

What Happens When You Bathe BluCem ZeoGlass In Acid for 2 Years?

In the early stages of the BluCem ZeoGlass (ZeoGlass) development and approval process, we teamed up with The University of Sydney to conduct a test program, to analyse the “leading” sewer lining shotcretes and see how they perform next to ZeoGlass. These commonly used products consist of a geopolymer based shotcrete, a calcium aluminate cement […]

The Checklist for Tunnel Waterproofing Success – Part 2

Engineering is an important part of the waterproofing process. Bluey employs qualified, full-time engineers that specialise in tunnel waterproofing. This second instalment to our project checklist has been made by them, to ensure that project design consultants understand the strict detailing that is required to work in accordance with World’s best practices. 11) Check for […]

The Checklist for Tunnel Waterproofing Success – Part 1

When waterproofing underground, the effort required to resist water pressure is often underestimated, so we’ve put together a list to solve the most common issues faced by waterproofing installers. 1 Selecting the right membrane type and thickness Bluey looks to International Standards, as well as our decades of experience in this area, to help you […]

Fast, Accurate and Reliable TBM Cross Passage Waterproofing

Over the past 16 years, Bluey has been entrusted for the waterproofing of many TBM cross passages across Australia and NZ due to our reputation for being fast, accurate and reliable. We’ve now successfully completed more than 300 TBM cross passages without leaks across many significant infrastructure projects, including Auckland’s Waterview Tunnel, the Brisbane Airport […]

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