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Cut & Cover

    Cut & Cover structures

    Cut and cover is a construction technique to build underground structures within open excavations that are backfilled later on, such as shallow tunnels, metro stations, green tunnels or transitions to deeper excavated tunnels. Since these structures are to be buried, they need to be waterproof.

    The construction methods are sometimes similar to those of basements, but cut and cover structures always include a roof part. To provide a full envelope, pre-applied and post-applied waterproofing solutions are usually combined. RENOLIT offers a range of solutions certified in accordance to the most stringent European standards, comprising fully-bonded and loose-laid products totally compatible between them: can be welded together to provide a single continuous waterproofing material.

    During backfilling works the integrity of the waterproofing system already installed may be compromised. The high puncture resistance of PVC geomembranes minimizes the risk of damage, whilst its superior mechanical behaviour makes PVC geomembranes an adaptable and flexible skin for the structure, with service life over 100 years according to last scientific research.

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    Brochures

    Download iconWaterproofing Cut and Cover tunnels
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    Technical datasheets

    Download iconRENOLIT ALKORPLAN 35020 TDS EN
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    Download iconRENOLIT ALKORPLAN 35034 TDS EN
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    Download iconRENOLIT ALKORPLAN 35036 TV TDS EN
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    Download iconRENOLIT ALKORPLAN 35036 bp TDS EN
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    Download iconRENOLIT ALKORPLAN 35036 T TDS EN
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    Download iconRENOLIT ALKORPLAN 35041 EN
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    Download iconRENOLIT ALKORPLAN 35041 B1 Certification TDS EN
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    DOP

    Download iconDOP RENOLIT ALKORPLAN 350340713
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    Download iconDOP RENOLIT ALKORPLAN 350360713
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    Download iconDOP RENOLIT ALKORPLAN 350410713_1
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    Specifications

    Download iconSpecification Cut & Cover tunnels
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    General downloads & certificates

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    PDF IconISO 9001 2017-2020 EN
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    PDF IconISO 14001 2017-2020 EN
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    PDF IconCertificate of conformity membranes
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    PDF IconCertificate of conformity polymeric geosynthetic layer
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