Method of Application of Dr.Fixit Crack Powder on Cracks
Probably the single most common various reason for early cracks in concrete is plastic shrinkage. When the concrete is still in its plastic state (before hardening), it is full of water. Because concrete is a very rigid material, this shrinking creates stress on the concrete slab.
Multipurpose – It is multipurpose & economical product, easy to use
Cracking – It prevents cracking by improving flexural strength
Hardness – Improves the hardness & prevents dust generation
Shrinkage – Reduces drying & aging shrinkage cracks
Bonding – Bonds strongly to concrete, masonry, stone work, plasters, steel, asphalt & mostof the building materials.
The following steps to the method of application given below:
Clean the cracks to remove all loose material.If crack is too fine,it must be broken to ascertain its actual width and depth.Ensure the surface is free from oil,dust and grease.
Mix Dr.Fixit Crack powder in clean water in proportion 2.5 part Dr.Fixit Crack Powder to 1 part of water by volume.
Moisten the surface slightly before applying Crack Powder.
Press Crack Powder into the cracks using a spatula or putty knife.Level the surface with a putty knife to get a smooth & clean surface.Painting operation can start after 24 hours when Crack Powder putty is completely curved.
Strictly not for filling structural cracks/expansion joints/construction joints/separation gaps.
Painting should commence after 24 hours.
Strictly not recommended for the cracks of sizes more than 5 mm X 5 mm
Store in a cool and dry place.
Area of Application
Repairing of internal and external cracks in plastered surfaces up to 5 mm X 5 mm size.
Features & Benefits
Accommodates movements in the cracks.
Water based stainer can be mixed with cracks filler.
Overcoatable after curing.
Single component and needs only mixing water.
Replaces costly sealants and putties.
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