Product

Rafix

Brand: RA&Sons

RAFIX is a fibre reinforced mortar used to restore structurally damaged or corroded concrete. It's unique formula of synthetic fibres and aggregates help to improve the appearance of , increase durability and restore the structural integrity of concrete. RAFIX conforms to the European standard UNI EN 1504-3 making it suitable for use on a variety of concrete structures including columns, balconies, beams and floors.

Fibre Reinforced Thixotropic Mortar For Reinforced Concrete Restoration.

Packaging & Storage

RAFIX is supplied in 25 Kg bags. It can be stored up to 12 months in a cool dry place, in its original unopened packaging.

Safety Notice

Before using RAFIX it is recommended to consult the product safety data sheet available on request

Surface Preparation

Remove all loose debris from around the rebar until a sound layer of concrete is visible. Clean the internal rebar either by shotblasting or wire brush, the sound rebar and concrete must be clean, dry and free from contamination and dust. Apply RAFER according to the application instructions. Allow to cure 3-4 hours.

 

Application

RAFIX should be mixed with a paddle mixer on a low speed setting. Use eye protection and a dust mask at all times. Mix in a clean bucket using approximately 5-6 litres of clean water per 25Kg bag. Mix the product until a smooth lump free mortar is achieved. Apply RAFIX by trowel to a maximum depth of 30mm, allow 2-3 hours to cure. Apply two more layers at 30mm if required up to a total maximum depth of 90mm.

 

Recommendations

Do not apply RAFIX:

  • On damp or wet surfaces
  • When temperatures are below+5°C and over +35°C
  • Do not dilute RAFIX with more than the specified quantity of water

 

 

Technical Data

Density
1650 [Kg/m²]
Granulometry
3mm
Colour
Grey
pH
>12
Coverage (Theoretical)
16 [Kg/m²] per 1cm thickness
Mixture Water Content
21.5%
Pot Life
1 Hour Approx
Adhesion According to UN EN 1542
>2.0 [N/mm²] - MPa
Compression Strength After 7 Days
>35 [N/mm²] - MPa
Compression Strength After 28 Days
>50 [N/mm²] - MPa
Bending Strength After 28 Days
>9 [N/mm²] - MPa
Capillarity
W0
Fire Resistance
Class A1
The data and statements in this information sheet refer to laboratory tests in our possession, conducted in standard environmental conditions. Practical applications on site according to these conditions of use may result in different data readings. Due to the wide variety of possible uses and applications, the end-users should independently determine the suitability of the material for their specific purpose prior to use. R.A. & SONS Manufacturing Ltd. reserves the right to make technical modifications of any kind without prior notice.

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