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Steven,

Look into the Epcon line of Acrylic (not epoxy) adhesives: A7 or C6
www.ramset-redhead.com.  They have anchoring adhesives that set at 0 degrees
F and that set underwater.

Nels Roselund
Structural Engineer


-----Original Message-----
From: Steven Mallett <smallett(--nospam--at)dillon.ca>
To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
Date: Thursday, November 09, 2000 5:46 AM
Subject: Epoxy Grout for Rock Anchors


>I have a project in which I am utilizing grouted rock anchors to resist
uplift
>forces. Depth of vertical anchors is 15 feet. Anchors will be epoxy
>coated rebar. The three inch drilled holes will likely have up to 10 feet
of
>groundwater in them.
>
>I am searching for an epoxy grout product that is insensitive to the
>presence of water and will cure in 5 degrees Celsius (40 degrees F)
>conditions. I have talked to a couple of suppliers, but they are wary
>about the wet conditions. Any recommendations?
>
>To avoid standing water in the hole, we may run a sleeve down the hole,
>pump the water out and tremie the grout in as we pull the sleeve out. But
>we still have to deal with wet, cold conditions for the grout.
>
>Your suggestions welcome.
>
>Steven A. Mallett, P.Eng.
>
>Dillon Consulting Ltd.
>137 Chain Lake Drive
>Halifax, NS  B3S 1B3
>Ph.  902-450-4000, Ext.234
>Fax. 902-450-2008