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Estopatch FC


Acrylic Emulsion Bonding Agent

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Estopatch FC

Single Component Polymer Modified Fairing Coat

Description

Estopatch FC is supplied in powder form to which water is simply added on site. It contains special pre-blended cements, graded sands, fillers and chemical additives to provide a mortar which has excellent thermal compatibility with both concrete, and other types of Estopatch Products.

Uses

Estopatch FC is a specially formulated thin layer mortar to be used as part of the Estop Concrete Repair System to reface concrete after repair. It can also be used independently as a render of up to 3 mm thick to face up brickwork and other types of masonry. The addition of polymers gives Estopatch FC an extremely durable finish which will not desiccate.

Advantages

  • Easy to use
  • Non-shrink. No cracking over large area

Standards Compliance

  • BS 1881
  • BS 5075

 

 Physical Properties

Density, kg/m3 2000
Compressive Strength, N/mm2 > 30
Fresh weight density 2300 kg/m3
Setting Time at 27˚C BS 5075 30 – 45 minutes depend on temperature and porosity of substrate

 

Priming

For a durable finish all surfaces should be thoroughly soaked prior to use ensuring that there is no residual surface water.

For optimal performance a layer of Estobond Acryl shall be applied.

Mixing

Estopatch FC can be hand-mixed for small quantity. For large quantity a pan mixer or a slow speed drill fitted with spiral paddle shall be used. Add 5.0 – 7.5 litres of water per 25 kg bag, depend on the mix consistency needed. The yield is about 15 litres per 25 kg bag of Estopatch FC

Application

Application of Estopatch FC should be by steel trowel from a “feather edge” to 3 mm. Estopatch FC should be applied to the complete area requiring treatment and be allowed to partly set before finally trowelling to a smooth finish. If a very smooth surface is required a small amount of water may be flicked onto the surface of the Estopacth FC with a paint brush prior to final trowelling. Estopatch FC may also be finished with a sponge float.

Cleaning

Estopatch FC should be removed from tools with clean water immediately after use. Cured material can only be removed mechanically.

Packing & Size

Estopatch FC 25 kg bag
   Estobond Acryl             Refer different data sheet          

 

Application Instructions

Surface preparation

When completing patch repairs to concrete elements ensure that the surrounding concrete is clean and free of dust, plaster, oil, paint, grease, corrosion deposits and any other deleterious substances. Laitance should be completely removed by high pressure water blasting, grit blasting or a combination of both. Oil and grease deposits should be removed by steam cleaning, detergent scrubbing or the use of a proprietary degreaser. Any remaining dust or loose material should be blown clean with oil free compressed air.

Estopatch FC should not be applied if the substrate is subject to moving water.

 

Yield

Estopatch FC 15 litre per bag depend on

                                           volume of water added              

 

Coverage

Estopatch FC One bag will cover 1.6 – 1.8 m2

                                           at 10 mm thick                            

Estobond Acryl 4 – 6 m2 per litre depends on

                                           porosity of substrate                  

 

Technical Support

Estop offers a comprehensive range of high performance, high quality of repair product for both new and existing concrete surfaces. In addition, the company offers a technical support package to specifiers, end-users and contractors, as well as on site technical assistance.

Storage

Estopatch FC has a shelf life of 12 months if maintained in dry storage conditions in unopened bags. This may be reduced in location of high humidity.

Precaution

Estopatch FC contains cement powder, which might be harmful to sensitive skin. In case of contacted with eyes, rinse with water immediately and seek medical advice.

Additional Information

Estop manufactures and offers a wide range of complementary products which includes waterstops, waterproofing products, grouts, anchors, specialized flooring products. In addition, a wide range of products formulated for repair and refurbishment of spalled concrete are available.