DESCRIPTION MODEL SPECIFICATION
TYPICAL PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
grip-a-bloc is a rubber modified Type of solvent Water based Rubber modified bitumen emulsion
bitumen emulsion adhesive. woodblock adhesive. (Not for
Flash point None miniature mosaic woodblocks).
60 minutes The adhesive will be grip-a-bloc, a
For fixing of 22 mm woodblock Setting or drying rubber modified, bitumen emulsion
flooring. (Do not use for miniature time compound applied in accordance with
mosaic blocks.) conditions the recommendations of abe
FEATUES & BENEFITS Service
temperature Up to 40 C PACKAGING
• Solvent free – safe to use indoors.
• Ready to use packaging. Wet: non-flammable 1 l, 5 l and 25 l containers.
• Easy to use. Fire resistance Dry: Low flame
• Economical. spread HANDLING & STORAGE
• No thinning required.
This product has a shelf life of
SURFACE PREPARATION 12 months if kept in a dry cool place in
APPLICATION the original packaging. In more
It is important that sub-floors be firm, extreme conditions this period might
Spread adhesive evenly, using a be shortened.
non-yielding, smooth, even, clean, dry notched steel trowel held at an angle
and free from foreign material. of 60 deg. When laying 22 mm HEALTH & SAFETY
woodblocks notches should be cut
On contact floors i.e. floors on ground, 5 mm deep at an angle of 45 deg at
check for rising damp by placing grip-a-bloc is mildly caustic and
12 mm centres. Do not allow adhesive
squares of roofing felt or plastic sheet should not be allowed contact with skin
to set before laying the blocks. Blocks
(approximately 1 metre x 1 metre) at and eyes or ingested. The use of
must be laid immediately into the wet
various points and leave overnight. If gloves and eye protection is advised.
adhesive. For individual blocks, it is
dry, no moisture will be present on Splashes into eyes should be washed
convenient to dip the blocks. Pour
underside of membrane when lifted the immediately with plenty of clean water
about 6 mm of adhesive into a shallow
following morning. and medical advise sought.
Dip the block and wipe off excess on
Since woodblock preservatives may Cured grip-a-bloc is inert and
the edge of the dish and then place the
contain bitumen solvents, ensure harmless.
blocks are solvent-free. Do not sand wood block flooring for
approximately 48 hours after
BONDING / PRIMING completion.
This data sheet is issued as a guide to
No special primer required. the use of the product(s) concerned.
CLEANING Whilst abe Construction Chemicals
MIXING endeavours to ensure that any advice,
Tools, brushes and mixing equipment
recommendation, specification or
should be cleaned immediately after
Stir well before use. information is accurate and correct, the
use and before material has set with
company cannot - because abe has no
abe super brush cleaner followed by
direct or continuous control over where
COVERAGE washing with soap and water.
and how abe products are applied -
accept any liability either directly or
+ 2 m²/ l TEMPERATURE AND RELATIVE indirectly arising from the use of abe
HUMIDITY products, whether or not in accordance
with any advice, specification,
Application temperature range: recommendation, or information given
+5° C - +40° C by the company.
Where other products are to be used
in conjunction with this material, the
relevant technical data sheets should
be consulted to determine total
requirements. abe Construction
Chemicals has a wealth of technical
and practical experience built up over
years in the company’s pursuit of
excellence in building and construction