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avoid shrinkage or settlement cracks use fibermesh

----- Original Message -----
From: Sherman, William <ShermanWC(--nospam--at)>
To: <seaint(--nospam--at)>
Sent: 08 Kasým 1999 Pazartesi 22:50
Subject: RE: Epoxy (et al) Injection

> For epoxies, I generally specify conformance with ASTM C881.  Also
> Sika products for epoxy injection.
> If cracks are shrinkage cracks and don't negatively impact structural
> integrity, I use chemical grout injection (urethanes).  Consider Avanti
> Deneef products for potable water.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Robert Rollo [mailto:rrollo(--nospam--at)]
> Sent: Wednesday, November 03, 1999 3:25 PM
> To: 'seaint(--nospam--at)'
> Subject: Epoxy (et al) Injection
> in repairing a potable water treatment gravity filter for minor seepage
> cracking, i am needing to inject something.
> i am tripping over literature for adhesive materials other than epoxy.
> urethanes from MasterBuilders, vinyl terploymers and vinylesters from
> Absolute Waterproofing Systems, and traditional "epoxy" from Aboject
> coupla Q's:
> 1) is it just me or does our industry misuse/overuse the term epoxy and
> that become the Kleenex equivalent in the facial tissue realm or is epoxy
> really the correct "generic" term for all of these 2 component adhesive
> materials.
> 2) having used "epoxy" satisfactorily in the past for similar
> should i consider using some of these other materials (with all due
> parameters (tensile and compressive strengths, viscosity appropriate for
> crack width, etc) or shall i go with old standby.
> 3) what are pros and cons of other materials in your experiences.
> 4) are there any other commonly available mfrs so that i don't get too
> proprietary with my specification.
> any info appreciated and as always, tia
> robert rollo
> Parkhill, Smith & Cooper, Inc.
> Lubbock, Texas
> rrollo(--nospam--at)
> rdrollo(--nospam--at)
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