Apply the adhesive and ensure that the fixing does not move during the curing time see table below. Repair and Resurfacing of Concrete Sika Canada Inc. Polyester, epoxy, ceramics: Clean of oils and grease. Sikadur-31 may also be used to anchor holding down bolts, starter bars etc. Our repair mortars and concrete systems are compatible with a full range of Sika repair and protection materials so that not only the visible signs of damage are repaired, but deterioration is addressed, extending the service life and sustainability of the structure. Prepare surface with blast cleaning or grinding.
Please consult a structural engineer for load calculations for your specific application. I hope this review helps someone! It will seal the crack, depending on the hydro static pressure. I next used scraper to smooth it. I followed the instructions in the video on this site and everything went well. At this price it is really a good deal! Next time i wore 3 pair, tight latex, with rubber dishwasing type over and then latex on over that to make then tight.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Kustomer from It's a fine professional product It works very well. Unfortunately, in the presence of water and oxygen, steel corrodes. Concrete Fix is a moisture-cured, 1-component, polyurethane, non-sag elastomeric sealant for repairing cracks in concrete. It is messier than any caulk I've ever used!!!!! Packaging 3 kg net pre-proportioned kits. I found that the best way to blend it in and clean it from surrounding bricks is to use non-woven quick strip disc on a drill that makes it possible to grind it down to a desired depth and texture. Sika's repair mortars and concrete systems are compatible with a full range of Sika repair and protection materials so that not only the visible signs of damage are repaired, but deterioration is addressed, extending the service life and sustainability of the structure. Formulated for machine applications using the dry process without set accelerators, repairs may be profiled and trowel finished where necessary.
So, in my experience this product did what the manufacturer said it would do. Just add water, mix and place. It remains flexible and resistant to shrinking and cracking. Application Temperature range for application ambient and substrate must be 10°C to 35°C. Wash hands and skin thoroughly with warm, soapy water. I got on line prior to the purchase to find out the maximum width and depth.
Generally, the long term structural design load must be lower than 20-25% of the failure load. Also did prep work like power washing and wire brushing the wall. Concrete is strong in compression, but comparatively weak in tension. It is the consistency of cake frosting. I would not use this product for this use again Rated 5 out of 5 by default from excellen! It needs extra attention while applying but after it dries it gives very reliable bound that has a heavy duty rubber like look and feel.
If you going to paint your driveway don't use Concrete Fix. Clean of oils, grease, dust and cement laitance. It was very easy to apply. If the pressure is very high, the sealant could potentially fail. Ripping this stuff out is no picnic either. Substrate temperature during application must be at least 3°C above dew point.
I decided to try this product. Screw on the static mixer nozzle and insert into cartridge gun. However, if you need structural support for the wall, I'd do it right with either re-grout of tuckpointing repair. I also had no problem cleaning my scraper with just a paper towel. Yes, you should wear gloves. Mortar fix isn't made for holding structural support, it's more of a cosmetic fix. It is based upon Sika proven and established MonoTop® technology, designed for effective repairs, with the environment in mind.
Just proceed slowly, squeeze the caulk gun slowly so as to control your product spread and you should be fine. I first dug down to the foundation to expose the crack down to the basement floor level. Colour Concrete Grey Packaging 17 kg 37. The consistency was solid it enough so it does not drip on a vertical application. It worked very well and has held up thru rain and cold weather. I used gloves so I didn't get any on my hands however I did hit my elbow into the applied Sikaflex.
Storage Store upright in original tightly sealed container in dry conditions, at temperatures 10°C to 35°C. Sikadur-52 does not shrink on curing and forms a rigid, high strength product which exhibits excellent adhesion to most construction materials enabling the restoration of structural adequacy to columns, beams, foundations, decks and water retaining structures. No mention on the tube. I had no problem wiping it off of me. If the resin hardens within the nozzle, then it will need to be replaced. With the new Sikaflex + line at Home Depot, the joint can be damp no standing watering.