VFI®-608 Waterproofing Concrete Additive

VFI®-608 Waterproofing Concrete Additive is a 100% acrylic used in combination with cement and fabric to create a reinforced waterproof barrier. Designed to waterproof masonry and concrete structures, VFI-608 is a durable compound when used in combination with cement and fabric. VFI-608 resists ponding water, contains low VOC, and is resistant to ultraviolet light.

Acrylic based concrete additive that is mixed into cement to provide waterproofing and thickening.

Application Methods:

  • Pour

Available Packaging:

  • 5 Gallon
  • 1 Gallon

Product Details

  • Product Color: N/A
  • UV Stability: N/A
  • Coverage/Thickness Requirement: See VFI specifications for specific coverage information or contact Volatile Free, Inc. for additional coverage/thickness requirements.
  • Storage Stability/Shelf Life: 12-month shelf life from date of manufacture when stored and sealed in unopened containers between 40°F - 75°F. Water based products must be protected from freezing. Material should be brought to a minimum temperature of 65°F before use.
  • Equipment: 608 waterproofing cement additive may be applied by roller or brush. Contact Volatile Free, Inc. for more information on any specific equipment questions and requirements.
  • Surface Preparation: Surface preparation depends on application and substrate being coated. All surfaces should be cleaned, prepped, dry and free of any oils, dirt or films that could affect the product adhesion. Contact Volatile Free Inc. with any additional questions.
  • Mixing: Mixing until uniform is required on all material before use. Once properly mixed combine one part 608 waterproofing cement additive, one part cool water, three part type 1 Portland Cement and mix until uniform. Mix times may vary depending on volume and mixing method, please contact Volatile Free, Inc. for more information on any specific mixing questions and requirements.
  • Material Application: Material can be applied between 50°F - 120°F and the temperature must remain above 40°F until full cure. Apply only when rain or other moisture contamination is not present before fully cured. Standard application is one gallon per one hundred square feet within the first layer containing embedded fabric and a second coat containing one gallon per one hundred square feet. The time between subsequent coats should not exceed 48 hours. Material cure time will vary with temperature.
  • Primers: N/A
  • Cleanup: Preferred clean-up method is water. Please contact Volatile Free, Inc. for more information on clean-up of equipment and tools.
  • Thinning: Do not thin prior to application.
  • Precautions: See Safety Data Sheet for complete safety data. Do not add any foreign material to this product. Avoid prolonged breathing of vapors and prolonged or repeated skin contact. Use only with adequate ventilation.

VFI®-608 Waterproofing Concrete Additive Physical Properties

  • Hardness Shore D (ASTM B-2240): >16 KHN
  • Tensile Strength (ASTM D 2370): 775 psi
  • Compressive Strength (ASTM-1621): 5700 psi
  • Permeance (ASTM E96 Procedure B): class III vapor retarder
  • Abrasion Resistance (ASTMD 4060): <36mg loss
  • Impact Strength (ASTM G14): 80 inch-pounds

VFI®-608 Waterproofing Concrete Additive Liquid Properties

  • Solids by Weight (ASTM D 1644): 41.90%
  • Solids by Volume (ASTM D2697): 39.20%
  • Full Cure: 72 hours

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Product Data Sheets