Flowable Epoxy Grout for Pile Treatment
EPOGROUT PC EXTRA is a three components epoxy based grout consisting of base (A), hardener (B) and graded filler (C). When mixed together, the product becomes self leveling, flowable high strength grout.
Specially formulated to be used as a pile head treatment. When applied to top of the pile head, the product provides a highly bonded waterproofing barrier to the pile head which prevents water seepage from ground to the pile caps through the piles.
EPOGROUT PC EXTRA is also specified for use in the bridge construction where as part of an integrated system.
The product supplied in a three-component 30kg kit.
Keep the product in dry, covered conditions at +25ºC. In these conditions, product stability is 12 months from date of manufacturing.
|Density at 25⁰C||
|Pot life at 25⁰C||
|Compressive strength At 7 days (ASTM C579)||
>100 N / mm²
|Flexural strength at 7 days (ASTM C580)||
20 N / mm²
|Tensile strength 7 days (ASTM C307)||
14 N / mm²
Higher than concrete
Higher than concrete
Higher than the tensile strength of concrete
|Sulphate & chlorine permeability||
All values are subject to 5-10 % tolerance
The pile head surface must be clean, sound and uncontaminated. Remove all dirt, laitance, grease or any other foreign material.
Remove all loose particles or defected concrete. Use EPOFINISH or BETOCEM HR to repair / re-profile the pile head.
The pile head surface should be cleaned and completely dry just before applying the product.
Pile reinforcement bars should be straightened, clean and free from rust. Steel bars may be protected by the application of one coat of BETOFER or EPOZINC (steel primers).
EPOGROUT PC EXTRA is a fluid product. Fix a complete leak proof wooden formwork around the pile head. Use sealant, foam or rubber strip to seal the joints in the formwork and to close the gaps between the formwork and the pile head. Coat the formwork from inside with a high quality release agent to ease the de-bonding of the shuttering afterwards.
EPOGROUT PC EXTRA is supplied as a three-component kit consisting of base, hardener and a bag of selected, graded aggregate. The resin and hardener components should be stirred separately for three minutes or until thoroughly blended. The contents of the hardener should be added to the base component and stirred with a heavy duty drill until all the components are thoroughly blended. Then slowly add the entire amount of aggregates to the resin while the mixer is still running. Partial mixing of the three components should not be allowed under any circumstances.
Pour the mixed products steadily form one side only to eliminate the entrapment of air, assuring a continuous flowing of product. It is advisable to calculate and mix enough each time quantity for one pile or multiple of pile.
The mixed product should be strictly placed within the product pot life. Watch the formwork while placing the product, if any leakage is noted, seal the leaking spot immediately.
Once the product dries, the formwork can be removed. Clean the surface by sanding it manually to remove all traces of release agent, and to provide an adhesive key with the successor recommend waterproofing system.
Tools and equipment should be cleaned with SOLVENTE 10 immediately after use. Hardened material should be removed mechanically. Spillages should be absorbed with sand or sawdust and disposed of in accordance with local regulations.
Wear protective gloves and goggles during application. This product contains chemicals which may be potentially harmful to your health if not used properly.
It is strongly recommended to read the material safety data sheets for proper storage and to observe precautions.
If contact with skin or eyes happen, use resin cream to remove it from skin followed by clean water, do not use solvent. In case of contact with eyes, use clean water and seek medical consultation.
The information in this Technical Data Sheet is based on Colmef Monneli’s experience. Colmef Monneli does not accept any liability arising from the use of its products as it has no direct or continuous control over where or how its products are applied. All Colmef Monneli’s Data Sheets are updates on regular basis. It is the user’s responsibility to obtain the latest version.
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