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                                                                                     Woodblock adhesive

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).
USES                                                           Approximately
                                                               60 minutes             The adhesive will be grip-a-bloc, a
For fixing of 22 mm woodblock              Setting or drying                          rubber modified, bitumen emulsion
                                                               according to
flooring. (Do not use for miniature        time                                       compound applied in accordance with
mosaic blocks.)                                                conditions             the recommendations of abe
                                                                                      Construction Chemicals.
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.
                                           block immediately.
blocks are solvent-free.                   Do not sand wood block flooring for
                                           approximately 48 hours after
                                                                                      IMPORTANT NOTE
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.

                                                                                                               Revision 9203

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

                                          Revision 9203

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