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Two-component epoxy
resin, with very low
viscosity for injection
in microcracks

WHERE TO USE Once mixed, Epojet LV becomes a very fluid liquid


• Monolithic sealing of cracks. that can easily penetrate even in microcracks.

• Bonding steel plates to concrete (béton plaqué) by Epojet LV polymerizes without shrinkage and once
low pressure injection. hardened is waterproof and resists chemical agents
present in the atmosphere.
Some application examples
• Structural repair of beams, pillars and cracked Epojet LV has very good insulating properties and
floors by low pressure injection. high mechanical strength.

• Reinforcement of beams and floors by injection RECOMMENDATIONS


with the béton plaqué method, when the plates to • Do not use Epojet LV at temperatures below +5°C.
be bonded are fitted with lateral flaps and it is
therefore impossible to apply Adesilex PG1 or • Do not apply Epojet LV on wet surfaces.
Adesilex PG2.
• Do not apply Epojet LV on dusty, crumbly or weak
• Repair of architectural concrete, wall coverings and substrates.
architectural elements that are crumbly.
• Do not use Epojet LV for sealing expansion joints.
• Structural consolidation and restoration of civil and
industrial road constructions and underground APPLICATION PROCEDURE
works that show signs of microcracking. Preparing the substrate
Before injecting Epojet LV, the concrete surface
• Sealing of cracks in cementitious screeds. must be perfectly solid and clean.

• Restoration, by injection, of concrete structures Positioning the steel reinforcement


damaged by earthquakes, settlements or impacts. and injection
Clean all traces of rust or grease from the
TECHNICAL CHARACTERISTICS reinforcements by sandblasting to bright metal
Epojet LV is a two-component epoxy adhesive. The (SA 21/2).
pre-measured parts (part A = resin and part B = Once these preparation procedures have been
hardener) must be mixed together before being used. completed, securely fix the steel plates to the

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injectors in the space between the
poorly ventilated areas, provide good
ventilation. In case of contact with the

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seal with Adesilex PG1 or Adesilex PG2. consult a doctor.
The latter product has a longer pot life.
After Adesilex PG1 or Adesilex PG2 has SAFETY INSTRUCTION FOR THE
hardened, inject Epojet LV through the PREPARATION AND APPLICATION
injectors. Epojet LV part A is irritant when in direct
contact with eyes and skin. Part B contains
Sealing cracks by injection a strongly caustic and harmful substance.
Make a series of holes of 8-9 mm in In the consequence of repeated or
diameter on the sides of the cracks and prolonged contact, sensitivity could occur.
directed so they intercept the same cracks. Avoid contact with eyes and skin.
Blow out the cavities with compressed air In case of contact with the skin, wash with
to remove all the dust formed during the plenty of soap and water and, if any
drilling. Insert the appropriate injection symptoms of sensitivity should occur,
tubes in the holes and seal the entire consult a doctor.
working surface with Adesilex PG1 or In case of contact with the eyes, wash with
Adesilex PG2. clean running water and consult a doctor.
If the holes cannot be formed because of Use in a ventilated area.
lack of space, use flat head injection tubes Part A is dangerous to aquatic organisms:
directly onto the same cracks, fixing them avoid release to the environment.
to the concrete with expanding bolts or
seal directly with Adesilex PG1 or Cleaning
Adesilex PG2. Due to the strong adhesion of Epojet LV, it
Wait until the Adesilex PG1 or is recommended to clean working
Adesilex PG2 has hardened (at least equipment with a solvent (ethyl alcohol,
12 hours) then inject compressed air to toluene etc.) before the product dries.
make sure that the injection system is
completely free. CONSUMPTION
– Sealing cracks:
Preparing the product 1.1 kg/dm3 of cavity to be filled.
The two parts of Epojet LV must be mixed – Bonding concrete-steel:
together. Pour part B into part A and mix 1.1 kg/m2 per mm of thickness.
by hand using a trowel (for small amounts),
or with a low speed heavy duty drill (for PACKAGING
large quantities), avoiding the formation of Units:
air bubbles, until the mix is completely – 2.5 kg (2 kg drums, 0.5 kg bottles);
homogeneous. – 4 kg (3.2 kg drums, 0.8 kg bottles).
Do not use partial quantities of the parts as
this may produce an imbalance in the STORAGE
proportions which could lead to incomplete Store the product in original packaging in
hardening of Epojet LV. If partial quantities an area with a temperature not below +10°C.
are required use an electronic precision
FOR PROFESSIONALS.
scale.
WARNING
Applying the product
Although the technical details and
Inject Epojet LV immediately after its
recommendations contained in this
preparation with a suitable pump, starting
product report correspond to the best of
from the lowest tube. Inject until the resin
our knowledge and experience, all the
overflows out of the next tube. Close the
above information must, in every case, be
lower tube and continue injecting until the
taken as merely indicative and subject to
entire crack is completely sealed.
confirmation after long-term practical
Horizontal cracks can be sealed simply by
applications: for this reason, anyone who
pouring Epojet LV directly into the crack.
intends to use the product must ensure
At +23°C Epojet LV must be used within
beforehand that it is suitable for the
70 minutes of its preparation. Avoid using
envisaged application: in every case, the
Epojet LV when the exterior temperature
user alone is fully responsible for any
and that of the substrate is less than +5°C.
consequences deriving from the use of
the product.
Precautions to be observed
during preparation and after
application
Epojet LV may cause irritation to the skin.
It is recommended to wear protective All relevant references
gloves and goggles during preparation and of the product are available
application of the product. upon request
When the product is applied in closed or
TECHNICAL DATA (typical values)

PRODUCT IDENTITY

Part A Part B

Consistency: liquid liquid

Colour: transparent yellow transparent yellow

Density (g/cm3): 1.1 1.1

Brookfield viscosity (mPa•s): 300 25


(shaft 2 - revs. 20) (shaft 1 - revs. 50)

Storage: 24 months in original packaging at temperatures


between +10°C and +35°C

Hazard classification according to EC 99/45: irritant, dangerous corrosive


for the environment
Before using refer to the “Safety instructions for the
preparation and application” paragraph and the
information on the packaging and on the safety
data sheet

Customs class: 3907 30 00

COMPOSITION AND PROPERTIES OF THE MIXTURE at +23°C and 50% R.H.

Mix ratio: part A : part B = 4 : 1

Consistency of mix: extremely fluid liquid

Density of mix (kg/m3): 1100

Brookfield viscosity (mPa•s): 140


(shaft 1 - revs. 20)

Pot life:
– (at +23°C): 70’
– (at +30°C): 30’

Setting time:
– (at +23°C): 7-8 h
– (at +30°C): 5-6 h

Application temperature range: from +10°C to +35°C

Time required to harden completely: 7 days

FINAL PERFORMANCES (after 7 days)

Bonding to concrete (N/mm2): 3.5 (substrate failure)

Compressive strength (N/mm2): 70

Flexural strength (N/mm2): 20

Modulus of elasticity in compression (N/mm2): 1100

Modulus of elasticity in flexion (N/mm2): 1800


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