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Newton Damp Proofing Membranes

Categories: Damp Proofing

Newton System 800 is a highly recommended source of approved damp proof membranes and related products. It has been labelled ‘the professional’s choice.’ Quick and easy to install, Newton membranes are user-friendly and guarantee high quality results, permanently eliminating damp on walls.

Why use Newton Damp Proof Membranes?

BBA approved, Newton’s membranes are ideal for treating listed buildings as they are ‘reversible.’ The membranes have had proven success permanently treating walls suffering from both penetrating and rising damp.

Interesting Facts about Newton

Newton membranes were established by John Newton in London 1848.

In 1932, the first damp proof membrane ‘Newtonite’ was designed and produced.

Between 1945 - 1983, Newton’s damp proofing business flourished in the UK.

Approximately 5 million metres of Newton membrane was sold in this period.

In 1984, the current chairman Christopher Newton invented Newlath – hdpe dimpled sheet membrane with heat welded nylon mesh.

Today, the range of Newton products continues to grow. Did you know that Newton's very own membranes were used in buildings including Windsor Castle, London Underground Station, Houses of Parliament and the Royal Courts of Justice. Now that’s impressive.

How to install Newton 800 Damp Proof Membranes

Installing Newton membranes is quick and easy, just follow the guidelines below and refer to the product data sheets and installation sheets provided for more instructions on fixing the membranes and the wall finishes.

1 | First you must cut the membrane into the correct size

2 | Once you have the correct sized membrane, place it to the wall

3 | Neatly fold the membrane around the corner of the wall

4 | Next, drill and fix with the fixing plug

5 | Once secure, apply wall finish

Newton Waterproofing Systems

Below is a complete list of Newton’s damp proofing and water proofing systems:

System 100 – A portfolio of cementitious products.

System 200 – High performance liquid membranes and ancillaries for balconies, terraces, flat and inverted roofs.

System 300 – Horizontal drainage membranes acting as a filtration layer, providing reservoir capabilities for specifiers who are designing green or turf roof projects.

System 400 – A range of composite membranes. They protect the primary waterproof membrane from impact and water pressure, diverting water down a perforated land drain for removal.

System 500 – The professional’s choice, system 500 places designed maintainable depressurisation voids at known weaknesses in the structure so that ingressing water is simply captured and diverted out of the property.

System 600 – Flooring membranes which offer damp proof solutions for both commercial and domestic flooring applications.

System 700 – A range of liquid applied protective and decorative internal flooring products.

System 800 – BBA approved damp proof membranes and ancillaries – a permanent solution for damp proofing walls.

System 900 – A range of liquids used in conjunction with systems 200 and 700. They act as priming agents for a variety of substrates prior to application of waterproofing and flooring membranes.

Sump and Pump Systems - A range of submersible pumps and pumping ancillaries.


Why not browse our full range of basement cavity drainage membranes and damp proofing membranes? Guaranteed low trade prices from Permagard with next day UK delivery. If you have any questions about using Newton membranes then contact our team on 0117 982 3282. Alternatively, you can browse all Newton products


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