Concentrate DS-1 is formulated specifically for waterproofing and to provide protection from aggressive chemicals. Concentrate DS-2 provides these same properties but additionally enhances the abrasion resistance by incorporating a hardener.

Product Data
DS-1 Product Data VIEW PDF
DS-2 Product Data VIEW PDF
Safety Data
Safety Data VIEW PDF

Advantages of Xypex

  • Resists extreme hydrostatic pressure
  • Becomes an integral part of the substrate
  • Highly resistant to aggressive chemicals
  • Can seal hairline cracks up to 0.5 mm
  • Allows concrete to breathe
  • Non-toxic
  • No VOCs
  • Less costly to apply than most other methods
  • Permanent
  • Increases flexibility in the construction schedule

Recommended for


  • Reservoirs
  • Sewage and Water Treatment Plants
  • Underground Vaults
  • Secondary Containment Structures
  • Foundations
  • Tunnels & Subway Systems
  • Swimming Pools
  • Parking Structures


  • Sewage and Water Treatment Plants
  • Traffic Bearing Surfaces
  • Warehouse Floors
  • Foundation Slabs
  • Below-grade Parking Structures


Xypex DS-1 and DS-2 are available in 60 lb. (27.2 kg) pails.


Under normal conditions, the coverage rate for Xypex DS-1 is 1.75 lb./sq. yd. (0.95 kg/m2) and the coverage rate for DS-2 is 6.75 – 7.5 lb./sq. yd. (3.6 – 4.0 kg/m2), depending on the degree of abrasion resistance required.


Xypex products must be stored dry at a minimum temperature of 45ºF (7ºC). Shelf life is one year when stored under proper conditions.

Dry-Shake Application Details

Concentrate DS-1 Application VIEW FILE
Concentrate DS-2 Application VIEW FILE

General Resources

Product Data - DS-1 VIEW FILE
Product Data - DS-2 VIEW FILE
Safety Data (SDS) – Cementitious Products VIEW FILE
Specifications - Dryshake VIEW FILE

Graphisoft Park, Office Building ”I” – STARTUP HOUSE

Budapest, Hungary

Graphisoft Park is situated on the Danube's shores, nestled within an 18-hectare expanse of greenery. Initially home to global giants such as Microsoft, Graphisoft, SAP, and Servier, the park has also attracted a diverse mix of small startups and research and development firms.

The Fordham Condominium Building

Deerfield Beach, Florida, USA

Xypex Concentrate DS-1 was used to treat the balcony structures on The Fordham Condominium Building located two blocks from the Atlantic Ocean. DS-1 was to provide, in addition to waterproofing and crack sealing capabilities, chloride protection due to close proximity to the ocean.

The Elysian Condominium Building

Deerfield Beach, Florida, USA

The balconies of the Elysian at Deerfield Beach required protection from chloride attack due to the building’s beach front location. Xypex Concentrate DS-1 was specified and selected to waterproof and protect the structures.

Union City Body Co. Plant Expansion

Union City, Indiana, USA

Xypex Concentrate DS-2 was applied to 200,000 sq. ft. of a General Motors plant floor. The production facility makes truck chasis and the Xypex was used to protect the floor from oils and cooling fluids. This was a fast track project which required that 35,000 sq. ft. of slab be placed every day.

Textile Factory

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Xypex Concentrate DS-2 was applied to the foundation slab of this structure.

Projects Using This Product

Industrial Structures

Duracell Battery Warehouse


Xypex Dry-Shake was applied to the floor of the distribution warehouse to prevent water permeating up through the slab. A total of 1,375 pails of Xypex Concentrate DS-2 was used to improve the resistance of the concrete surface to heavy forklift traffic.

General Construction Foundation

Union City Body Co. Plant Expansion


Xypex Concentrate DS-2 was applied to 200,000 sq. ft. of a General Motors plant floor. The production facility makes truck chassis, and Xypex was used to protect the floor from oils and cooling fluids. This fast-track project required 35,000 sq. ft. of the slab to be placed daily.

General Construction Foundation

Beechworth Honey Factory


Xypex Admix C-Series was specified in the base slab of the Beechworth honey farms manufacturing warehouse. To increase the surface protection from this aggressive environment Xypex applied a half dose of Xypex Concentrate DS-1 to the surface for addition protection for long term durability against abrasion.

General Construction Foundation

Townhouses – 28th and Madison


The developer requested Xypex Admix C-1000, however, due to the topping deck being very thin in many places, the Xypex representative recommended an alternate Xypex system: cracks were treated with Xypex Concentrate, with Xypex Concentrate DS-1 as the primary waterproofing feature.

Water Treatment Plants

Belmont Water Treatment Plant


To better fit the construction schedule, Xypex was used instead of a membrane. Xypex Admix C-1000 was used to waterproof the walls and Xypex Concentrate DS-1 to waterproof the floors.

General Construction Foundation

Beograd Parking Structure


This below-ground parking structure was waterproofed with a two-coat application of Xypex Concentrate and Modified. Xypex Dry-Shake was applied to the base slab of this parking structure which is located 12 m below ground level.