WPS Liquid Membranes | Waterproofing Systems NZ

Waterproofing Systems offer waterproof solutions for new and remedial applications in numerous types of structures and over a wide variety of surfaces. The product list below provides an overview of the various product types offered along with specific product data. Simply click on the product information over on the right hand side and download your information, specifications or drawings. System Guidelines can be referred to for a range of waterproofing applications to help both the specifier and applicator.

Masterspec Specification: 6221WT WPS Tiling & Waterproofing Solutions


Product categories below are part of the Waterproofing Systems own branded liquid and screed systems, along with the Gripset Systems, where products from different categories are used together for successful applications. Please select the category below and read the product overview to check if the product is suitable for your application.

  • Primers and Vapour Barriers 
  • Waterproof Membranes
  • Adhesives & Sealants 
  • Admixtures
  • Sealers 
  • Fabric Reinforcements

Elastoproof Detailing

Elastoproof is a modern day innovation for waterproofing the most critical areas in the built environment, designed to detail volatile movement zones subject to expansion, vibration, flexing and thermal stresses. The Elastoproof detailing range and speciality products are designed to be used as part of the Gripset Systems for long term protection in a wide range of construction applications.

  • Joint Bands & Bond Breakers
  • Collars 
  • Prefabricated Corner and Joint Sections
  • Butyl Products

Gripset 2P Features

  • Water based, free of solvents, nontoxic and non-flammable
  • Waterproof, withstanding continuously wet and immersed environments
  • Excellent adhesion to surfaces
  • Fast curing
  • Flexible, accommodating normal substrate movement from building surface
  • Excellent bonding properties for renders, screeds, tile adhesives and toppings
  • Durable and tough
  • Can be applied by brush or roller on horizontal and vertical surfaces without sagging
  • Low odour and free of dangerous fumes in warm and/or confined areas.

Gripset 2P Advantages

Gripset 2P is a two component latex cementitious membrane designed for a range of waterproofing applications including wet areas, showers, podiums, terraces, balconies, immersed and subterranean areas. Developed by advanced polymer technology, Gripset 2P possesses fast drying and high adhesion properties. Suitable for use over a range of substrates, Gripset 2P provides a unique durable membrane while maintaining flexible and permanent waterproofing properties. Suitable for cool or humid environments to enable tiling after 24 hours.

Compliant to AS/NZS 4858:2004, Gripset 2P holds BRANZ approval internal 470 and external 469 Gripset 2P is also certified to AS/NZ 4020 – 2005 for potable water storage, making Gripset 2P a highly versatile membrane option for residential, commercial and industrial applications.

Developed by advanced polymer technology, Gripset 38 is flexible and elastomeric, displaying outstanding waterproofing features with low water vapour transmission properties and the ability to withstand permanently wet conditions without re-emulsification of the cured membrane. Another key feature of the Gripset 38 membrane when cured is the compatible bonding surface for a variety of toppings, renders, tiles and screeds to adhere without concerns of incompatibility or de-bonding.

Gripset P39 Polyurethane Hybrid Membrane

Gripset P39 is a versatile, high performance membrane based on advanced hybrid polyurethane technology. Suitable as an exposed membrane in external applications, or for use under tiles and other finishes, P39 offers superior sealing and durable properties against continuously wet conditions and harsh climatic conditions.

  • Highly flexible and elastomeric
  • Resistant to fungi and algae
  • Solvent free, non-hazardous
  • Suitable for exposed and under tile application


  • Roofs as an exposed membrane finish
  • Parapets
  • External surfaces exposed to constant weather
  • Roofs to be covered over with screeds and toppings
  • Internal wet areas, bathrooms, laundries and tiled areas
  • Balconies, decks, podiums, terrace floors
  • General tiled areas to prevent moisture ingress


  • Concrete, render and masonry
  • Fibre cement sheeting, plasterboard and structural sheeting
  • Wet area timber sheeting and external grade plywood
  • Aerated concrete panels and blocks

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Featured Projects


Specifier: Gary Underwood Brand/Product: Gripset RD Acrylic HiBuild Trafficable Surface Applicator: Alpha Waterproofing Size/Area: 220m2 Region: Mt Maunganui


Specifier: Craig & Coltart Architects Brand/Product: Gripset 2P SBR Liquid Membrane Builder: Dave Hadley Size/Area: 60m2 Region: Wellington


Specifier: Ryman Healthcare Brand/Product: Gripset 2P Swimming Pool System Applicator: JDS Contractors Ltd Size/Area: 160m2 Region: Wanganui

Detail Drawings

GsM-D01 - Tiles (on Uncoupling Underlay)-wall Junction - Type 1

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