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HydroHALT is an advanced shower tray and bath upstand sealing system that is innovative in design but traditional in its use of proven materials and best practice installation methods. HydroHALT offers clear benefits over traditional ‘butyl adhesive’ strips in terms of:

• Material Composition
• Installation Versatility
• Product Performance
• Compliance with BS5385 2015 Code of Practice

Architects & Specifiers

Select the Sealux shower tray and bath seal that best suits your requirements

The HydroHALT Sealing System is provided in 2 product formats: PlumBud and TileBud


For Plumbers

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For Tilers


tilebud packshot with all components

How to install PlumBud during the installation of a shower tray or bath

• Simple to Install

• New & Existing Installations

• Regular, Slimline & Upstand Trays

How to install TileBud retrospectively into an existing ledge/wall joint

• Flexible & Durable

• Perfect with Tanking Systems

• Meets all relevant BS and DIN Codes of Practice


Installation Options

Installing HydroHALT to seal upstand free shower trays

1. Install HydroHALT with a stick-on backer rod during installation of a tray or bath.

2. Install HydroHALT with a fleeced waterproofing membrane over the adjacent shower walls

3. Install HydroHALT into an existing 5mm ledge/wall joint using a round backer rod.

4. Install HydroHALT without a backer rod during or after installation of a tray or bath.

5. Install HydroHALT around low profile shower trays as low a 6mm high.

6. Retro-install HydroHALT over a ledge/wall joint

Installing HydroHALT to seal upstand shower bases, pans and bath tubs

7. Install HydroHALT over an upstand shower base wherein the backer board is located above upstand.

8. Install HydroHALT over an upstand shower base wherein the backer board is located outside upstand.

9. Install HydroHALT over a shower base with a sloping perimeter upstand.

Installing HydroHALT to seal (non-water sensitive) shower wall panel/ledge joints

10. Install HydroHALT behind 6mm lightweight pvc shower wall cladding.

11. Install HydroHALT behind 10/12mm lightweight pvc shower wall cladding.

12. Install HydroHALT with non-water sensitive solid core shower wall panels.

Installing HydroHALT to waterproof ‘tile over’ & ‘tile ready’ shower bases with upstand

Step a: Install the shower base leaving a 3mm joint between the shower base and adjacent walls and floor. Fill the joint with flexible silicone.

Step b: Lay the HydroHALT strip over the joint in a bed of silicone adhesive ensuring the fleece free (siliconized) strip face engages the shower base.

Step c: Tank the shower walls with a liquid or fleece waterproofing membrane extending it down over the HydroHALT strip.