The benefits of using mastic asphalt include:
Mastic asphalt is unaffected by water and provides a proven seamless waterproofing and tanking material that is second to none.
Mastic asphalt provides a safe non-slip surface for pedestrians and non-skid carriageway for vehicles.
Mastic asphalt can also be made fuel and acid resistant and can be cleaned with pressure water jets without detriment to the surface
Mastic asphalt is a potentially 100% recyclable product and is classified as non-toxic.
As well as a proven damp-proof membrane, mastic asphalt applied to domestic floors provides the ideal base for carpet, vinyl or other types of smooth flooring. Its speed of application and fast cooling properties allow carpets and furnishings to be replaced within hours.
This is a Mastic Asphalt which has been manufactured using a polymer modified bitumen. The product contains all the performance advantages of standard asphalt, but it also has enhanced handling characteristics and increased high temperature stability. BriggsAmasco craftsmen have been applying Mastic Asphalt for generations and today use their traditional skills to also lay Hot Melt Monolithic Roofing and Waterproofing Systems.
Mastic Asphalt is highly suited as a flat roofing material where it is not excluded by weight considerations.
Mastic Asphalt is a suitable waterproofing membrane for all types of green roofs because of its long term performance and durability; important where subsequent access to the membrane will be difficult.