About this Product
Five Star repair concrete CP is a preblended cementitious repair concrete which fully complies with the Highways Agency Specification for Highway Works Class 29F high-strength flowing concrete. Contains non-reactive aggregates and a low soluble-alkali cement content suitable for use where cathodic protection will subsequently be used.
Conforminty testing to BS EN 1504-3 has confirmed that Five Star repair concrete CP meets the requirements for a Class R4 repair product.
Features and Benefits
▲ Excellent electrical resistivity for cathodic protection systems
▲ Rapid strength development thus reducing repair possession times
▲ Dimensionally stable, forms an integral bond to existing concrete and restores structural integrity with proven durability
▲ Economical repair
▲ Variable application thickness providing flexibility of use
▲ Contains RHPC and GGBS to clause 1702, 5 mm non-reactive carboniferous limestone to clause 1704, superplasticiser and shrinkage compensating agents
▲ Does not contain microsilica
▲ Total water-soluble sulphate content of concrete, SO3, does not exceed 4%, complies with HA specification
▲ Complies with HA specification for use on highway structures
▲ Free-flowing recasting concrete allowing use in areas of congested reinforcement
▲ Class 4 repair product meeting the requirements of BS EN 1504-3
weber's Customer Services Department has a team of experienced advisors available to provide on-site advice both at the specification stage and during application. Detailed specifications can be provided for specific projects or more general works. Site visits and on-site demonstrations can be arranged on request.
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weber products are distributed throughout the UK through selected stockists and distributors. For UK sales enquiries and overseas projects, contact Weber's Sales office.
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Material Safety Datasheet
Declaration of Performance (DoP)
Preparation & Application
The concrete substrate shall be adequately prepared by suitable methods to remove all defective concrete or suspect concrete by high pressure water cutting or by mechanical means, i.e breakers, scabbling, grit blasting, etc. The perimeter of the prepared area shall be well defined by a saw cut, avoid feather edging of the Repair Concrete CP. All concrete shall be removed to give a minimum clear dimension of 20 mm to all exposed rebar reinforcement. The extent of the concrete removal shall be agreed with the contract supervisor or engineer. Temporary structural supports shall be erected as necessary and shall be left in place until the repair concrete has gained sufficient strength.
Rust scale corrosion products and other deposits shall be removed from the exposed steel reinforcement by grit blasting or high pressure water cutting. Finish shall be to achieve second quality to BS 7079:1989 which is equivalent to Swedish Standard SA 21/2 quality.
Degrease with webertec solvent 3 where appropriate immediately prior to pouring. No priming of the reinforcement is required, Five Star Repair Concrete CP forms a good cementitious bond to the clean exposed reinforcement.
Old concrete surfaces contaminated with oil or grease will require cleaning, care must be taken to ensure all contamination and any coating is removed prior to application of concrete.
Grout-tight formwork is essential. Use a light uniform application of release agent and good quality sealed ply formwork. The formwork shall be adequately supported and fixed to resist fluid concrete pressures. The parent concrete shall be thoroughly saturated with potable water prior to the application of the repair concrete. This may be achieved by filling the formwork with water, usually for 2 hours, then draining off the water and removal of all surplus water.
Use only freshly opened bags of Five Star Repair Concrete CP and a clean forced action mixer of suitable volume, i.e Daines Mixal mixer, Cretangle pan mixer or a Putzmeister P13 mixer and pump.
Charge the mixer with 2·9 - 3·7 litres of water, per 25 kg bag, followed by a gradual addition of repair concrete. For optimum flow use 3·7 litres of water. Mix for 3 minutes. Mix only full bags, do not mix part bags.
NB: do not exceed maximum water addition of 3·7 litres water per 25 kg bag.
The mixed concrete shall be used within 30 minutes of mixing and kept agitated prior to use.
The mixed concrete can be placed either by gravity pouring or by pumping through hoses at least 50 mm diameter. Care shall be exercised to avoid air entrapment during placing. No vibration is needed to compact the repair concrete but the formwork should be tapped with a mallet to release minor air bubbles on the surface of the formwork.
Setting time at 20°C is approximately 300 minutes.
Five Star Repair Concrete CP can be used down to 5°C provided cold weather working precautions are carried out. At low temperatures the strength development of repair concrete is greatly reduced with strengths similar to that expressed by the Sadgrove method. Striking times of formwork will be effected.
For further information please contact SBD Technical Services.
Immediately after finishing, the exposed surfaces of the concrete shall be cured with wet hessian, polythene or frost blankets for at least 48 hours to prevent rapid loss of water.
The formwork shall not be removed until the repair can support the dead and imposed loads, normally 48 hours at temperatures above 15°C and 72 hours at lower temperatures.
The concrete shall then be cured for a minimum of 14 days; a spray-on curing membrane can be used - webertec ritecure.
Protect repairs from frost and ice formation.
Packaging, Health & Safety
Five Star Repair Concrete CP is supplied in 25 kg bags.
Coverage / Yield
Yield per 25 kg bag is 13.0 litres Coverage per m3 volume is 77 bags of Five Star Repair Concrete CP.
Storage and Shelf Life
When stored unopened in a dry place at temperatures above 5°C, shelf life is 6 months from date of manufacture.
Health and Safety
Contains cement (Contains chromium (VI).
May produce an allergic reaction). Harmful by inhalation. Irritating to eyes and skin.
Keep out of the reach of children. In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical help. After contact with skin, wash immediately with plenty of soap and water.
Wear suitable protective clothing, gloves and eye/face protection.
For further information, please request the Material Safety Data Sheet for this product.
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