Shell Tixophalte has been used by construction industry professionals, tradesmen, builders and DIY enthusiasts for over 20 years. Formulated from carefully selected components based on rubber-modified bitumen, it is easy to apply and is designed to offer long-lasting protection and waterproofing. It is also formulated for high resistance to  movement, weathering, chemicals and other environmental factors.


  • Ready-to-use and easy to apply
  • Excellent direct adhesion, sticks directly to most wet surfaces and most building materials including concrete, metals, glass and most plastics
  • Applicable under water, ideal for damp and wet conditions during application and over its life-time
  • Protection against rust, damp and corrosion
  • Meets the ISO11600 standard which defines the physical properties of building sealants including anticipated movement;
  • Long shelf life in aluminium cartridges (at least three years)


Whatever the scale of a project, be it sealing entire large scale building projects or simply repairing your home’s roof, it is ideal for:

  • Sealing leaks and making repairs, even on wet surfaces
  • Adhering all types of roofing felts
  • Waterproofing overlaps, connections and joints of roof edges, chimneys, light domes and bushings for exhaust pipes
  • Fixing rainwater drain systems to the roof
  • Connecting damp courses and other waterproofing wall details

Underwater applications

Shell Tixophalte’s advanced wet-weather and underwater properties make it ideal for waterproofing cracks and joints in wet and underwater conditions.

  • Waterways, canals
  • Dams
  • Bridges
  • Water storage reservoirs
  • Hydraulic power stations.

What’s more, it is thixotropic, which means it can be applied to steep and even vertical slopes without run-off.

Contact a Shell representative today.

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