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If you decide to use option 1 we just finished injecting a concrete
wall. Sikadur 35 was used to seal the crack and Sikadur 52 was used for
injection. After the injected 52 dried the 35 was chipped off with
little damage to the concrete. Check with a Sikador rep. if the same is
possible with red brick. The crack line is yellow and does show. Maybe
the crack could be painted if it is not acceptable to the architect or

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> From: 	James Lin[SMTP:se3949(--nospam--at)]
> Sent: 	Friday, September 25, 1998 1:45 PM
> To: 	seaint(--nospam--at)
> Subject: 	cracks repair @ brick walls
> Hello,
> How to repair the diagonal cracks @ 9" thick, color red (no paint),
> multiwythe (filled withe solid grout) brick walls?
> 1. Epoxy injection w/ SIKADUR 35 HI-MOD LV? Can the sealant be removed
> after the injection completely (the Arch. want to keep the original
> surface color, and do not want to paint the walls over to cover the
> stains from sealant) 
> 2. Remove the cracked portion within the whole wall (leave the
> existing rebars in place) and replace with new concrete infills &
> veneer at both faces (to match the existing brick)?
> 3. Remove the brick at both sides and epoxy injection at grout cracks,
> then fix both surfaces with new veneer to match?
> Thanks in advance!
> James Lin, SE
> I. D. S. 
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