Mortar Specialties

Cement Based Mortar

Monneli Armonite

BENTONITE

Uses
ARMONITE is suitable to be used in various fields of civil engineering applications where it is required to obtain activatation of bentonite.
ARMONITE is added to the mix mainly used in the following:
Slurry to be used in tunneling
Micro tunneling and pipe jacking
Injections and consolidation grouting
Backfilling mixes in order to fill the gaps between segments liner and soil excavation
Drilling fluid able to sustain the excavation vertical walls
Other uses:
Well drilling mud
Sealing agent
Asphalt concrete mixtures
Casting, foundry sand
Other engineering projects
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Technical Information
Product Description

ARMONITE is a natural sodium bentonite composed of montmorillonite and volcanic ash. It is a free flowing product with special waterproofing absorbing sealing, molding and bonding properties.

When ARMONITE is added to water and activated by a mixer rotating at high speed, it will produce a high viscosity mix with low permeability and lubrication power.

Advantages
  • Excellent sweilling properties
  • High thermal stability
  • High plasticity and tensile strength
  • Good sealing and waterproofing properties
  • Excellent absorbing properties
  • Good bonding and molding properties
Packaging, Coverage / Consumption

Packaging

Armonite is supplied in 40 kg bags.

Shelf Life & Storage

Storage

Store in dry covered place in the original closed bags. In these conditions, the product shelf life is 12 months from production date.

 

Technical Properties
Appearance

Powder

Colour

Brownish Yellow, White, Grey, White

Density

2.35 kg/L

Moisture Content

6-10%

Montmorillonite Content

75-85%

Consumption

72-96 ml/g

Alkalinity (pH)

9.2 - 10.2

Compressive Strength

0.7 - 0.9 kg/ cm2

Wet Tensile Strength

0.24 - 0.35N/cm2

SiO2

58%

Al2O3

14%

Fe2O3

4%

MgO

4%

Na2O

2%

Application Information
Additional Information
Health & Safety

During application, wear appropriate protective clothing, goggles, gloves and respiratory equipment if necessary.

In case of contact with skin, rinse with water and again wash thoroughly with soap and water. In case of contact with eyes, rinse with plenty of water and seek medical advice accordingly.

If ingested, obtain medical attention immediately. Do not induce vomiting.

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