Volclay and Coltex are bentonite based geotextile waterproofing membranes and joint sealers. They feature a very low toxicity and can be customized on construction sites. Products include a Bentonite core that is encapsulated between two geo-textiles. Bentonite naturally swells when hydrated making Volclay and Coltex effective barriers against moisture.
Potential ecological feature:
- Contributes to indoor air quality
No projects in GIGA currently use this material.