Concrete foundations and their waterproofing options

Fasten drainage and waterproofing membranes reliably with Hilti powder-actuated fastening solutions

DX 5 powder-actuated tool fastening drainage membrane

Concrete structures are often exposed to water, either from external sources where the water seeps through the foundations or from internal sources already present. The resulting moisture causes mold to develop and in extreme cases, can be responsible for structural damage.
Our powder-actuated fastening technology makes protection from water infiltration easy. Learn more here about how to fasten drainage and waterproofing membranes to concrete surfaces and joints the quick, reliable way!


Fastening waterproofing memberane

Being in the fast lane pays off

Our direct fastening technology ensures that fastenings are installed quickly and efficiently, reducing the time to complete a project, the labor hours required as well as the overall project costs.
Boost your productivity by a factor of 10 with our direct fastening technology! 

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Minimizing dust on jobsite

Health and safety

Interested in a safer way of working? Avoid unnecessary health hazards by choosing our direct fastening solutions that reduce vibration and hammering, minimize dust and eliminate the need for electric cables.

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Selection made easy

Concrete nail, fastening tool and washer selector for tough and soft concrete

Not all nails are created equal

A quick guide to selecting the right nail for concrete

There’s a large variety of nails to choose from for direct fastening applications. It’s not always easy to understand the differences between the various nail types and to select the right nail for your needs. Use our nail selection guide to help you make the right choice.

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One system for all your needs

Take a look at all the applications you can perform using just one direct fastening system. Our reliable, high-performance fastening tools make the job quicker and easier while meeting the highest quality and safety standards.

Fastening formwork spacers

Installing forming spacers

A quick and convenient solution for the precise positioning of forming spacers.

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Fastening formboards

Installing formboards

Install formwork boards swiftly and in compliance with the highest safety standards.

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