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					                                                                                  AQUAFIN® PM-3811
Acrylate                                          Mixing Instructions
                                                 AQUAFIN®-PM-3811 requires the use of a
                                                                                                   Physical Properties

Injection Resin                                  two-component pump specially designed
                                                 to pump the mixed components 1:1 by
                                                                                                   Comp-A (PM-3811 + Accelerator)
                                                                                                   Mixable with water in any ratio.
                                                                                                   Appearance      blue liquid
• Excellent penetration into various             volume. Suitable two component injection
  substrates & soil                              pumps have an integral purge or cleaning          Density         1.0 – 1.2 g/cm³
• Adjustable curing times                        assembly. This allows the injection hoses         Viscosity       230 cps

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• Environmentally friendly                       and mixing head to be cleaned whenever
• Waterproof, stabilize soil & fill voids        there is a cessation of the injection process.    Comp-B (Hardener Powder + water)
• Can be injected against water pressure         The lack of solvents and toxic components         Mixable with water in any ratio.
 Product Description                             in the injection resin allows the pump to be      Appearance      clear, low viscous liquid
AQUAFIN®-PM-3811 is a low viscosity,             cleaned with soap and water.
                                                                                                   Density         1.0 g/cm³
environmentally safe, acrylate injection
resin with superior sealing characteristics.     Reaction times (gel times) can be adjusted        Viscosity       100 cps

It is able to permeate very fine soil and        so that the material will cure in time to pro-    VOC content     0 g/L
fill voids between the interface area of         vide optimum performance depending on
the concrete and substrate. This 2 com-          the structure and the nature of the repair.
ponent injection gel provides excellent          The low viscous resin travels easily into         Mixable with water in any ratio.
waterproofing capabilities for use in the        cracks and honeycombed areas in con-
                                                                                                   Appearance      clear, low viscous liquid
creation of grout curtains behind existing       crete, masonry or brick.

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                                                                                                   Density         1.0 – 1.2 g/cm³
concrete walls or abutments. It can create
solid, homogenous membranes beneath                      Accelerator             Hardener          Viscosity       240 cps

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concrete floors, as well as stabilizing soil                                                       VOC content     15 - 30 g/L
and filling voids at the building founda-
tion and interface areas. The hydrophilic               Component A             Component B        Hardener Powder (HP)
properties provide a lasting and durable
                                                                                                   Appearance      crystalline dry chemical
barrier against moisture intrusion. There is

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no chemical reaction with water, therefore                                                         Density         2.4 g/cm³
there are no formation of bi-products.                                                             Bulk Density    1.1 – 1.2 g/cm³
                                                                                                   Solubility      545 g/L at 20°C
 Typical Applications                                                  Pump

• Creation of grout curtains                                                                       Mixed Product - AQUAFIN-PM3811
• Soil stabilization behind brick and con-                             Static
                                                                                                   Appearance      light blue, hardened gel
  crete structures above and below grade

                                                                                                                                                                    Tunnel Grouting
                                                                                                   Viscosity       240 cps
• Tunnels, basements, water treatment
  and waste water sewage facilities              Pumping is 1:1 by volume                          VOC content     less than 0.1 g/L
• Construction joints, expansion joints          Example:
• Concrete precast segments                      • Comp A: Measure 100g PM-3811 and
• Cracks                                                                                           Gel Times
                                                            add accelerator e.g. 5g (=5%)
 Product Installation                                       Total: 105g                           Temperature:
                                                 • Comp B: Measure 5g (=5%) of the Hard-          Temperature has an influence on the gel
• Applications against water pressure
                                                            ener Powder and add 100g              time.
• Sealing of the entire defective area
                                                            water (HP + water = 105g).            (Higher temp. = faster or shorter gel time.
• Injection of non-active (static) cracks
                                                                                                  Lower Temp. = slower or longer gel time.)
• Soil stabilization                              Reaction Times
                                                                                                  General calculation guideline:
Injection can be accomplished from the           The reaction time for polymerization de-         A general rule is if the temperature is in-
inside of the building by drilling through       pends on the ambient temperature and the         creased in increments of 10°C (18°F), the
the structure into the void space and soil       amounts of accelerator and hardener pow-         gel time will be cut in half. If the tempera-
back-filled areas. Packers are placed in         der used to mix the components. The times        ture is decreased by increments of 10°C
the pre-drilled holes and a two-compo-           quoted are from laboratory data, in prac-        (18°F), the gel time doubles.
nent pump is connected to the packers.           tice, reaction times may vary. It is highly
Under low pressure the injection resin is        recommended that exact reaction times be
pumped through the packers into the de-                                                            Average Gel Times
                                                 determined on site using hand tests before
fective areas.                                   starting injection work.                           Accel.         HP        Gel Time            −
                                                                                                                                               +/ %
The low viscosity of the injection resin         Note: Reaction times can increase due to            5 (%)        5 (%)      4 - 5 min          20
guarantees that even the smallest of voids,      changes in the temperatures of the material
soil fractures, tiny capillaries and hair line                                                       4 (%)        4 (%)          5 min          20
                                                 in the soil.
cracks in the concrete or substrate will be      Note: pH of water used to mix Component-            3 (%)        3 (%)      5 - 7 min          20
completely filled and sealed with injection      B can affect cure times. Potable water              2 (%)        2 (%)      14 min             20
material. Following the timed curing, the        should be used for mixing material and for         *A test is recommended prior to injection
material remains as a durable and reli-          cleaning pump.
able barrier.

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Quantity:                                                     Storage                                                     General Information
Avoid mixing large quantities (full pails).                 AQUAFIN®-PM-3811 should be stored in                       All details in particular to the suggestions
This will speed up the gel time.                            a dry enclosure in closed containers at                    for the processing and use of the prod-
Reaction time is slower in a thin layer                     temperatures between 50°F to a maxi-                       uct is based on our present knowledge
(e.g. in a crack).                                          mum of 86°F. (10°C to 30°C) Protect                        and experiences at the time of printing.
 Packaging                                                  product and packaging from inclement                       Depending on specific applications, in
                                                            weather conditions.                                        particular regarding substrates, process-
AQUAFIN®-PM-3811 is supplied in a kit                       CAUTION: Do not let the accelerator                        ing and environmental conditions may
containing:                                                 and hardener powder come in contact                        affect the final results.
• Component-A: 5 gal (44.9 lb) pail                         during storage. Poisonous gas might oc-
                   (19 L / 20.4 kg) liquid                  cur as a result!                                              Safety & Handeling
• Accelerator: 1 quart (2.25 lb) bottle                                                                                AQUAFIN®-PM-3811 contains no toxic
                   (0.9 L / 1.02 kg) liquid                   Care & Maintenance of Equipment
                                                                                                                       components. Acrylate-ester, acrylic mono-
• Component-B:                                              The pumps and accessories can be easily                    mers can irritate the eyes and skin. Sensi-
   Hardener:        2.2 lb (1.02 kg)                        flushed and cleaned with soap and wa-                      tivity to the product is possible if it comes
                    powder                                  ter. AQUAFIN®-PM-3811 can be cleaned                       in direct contact with the skin. During use
                    Mix with 5 gal (19 L)                   from the jobsite by using normal detergent                 wear protective clothing, gloves, and ap-
                    water                                   and clean water. Hardened material                         propriate safety goggles consistent with
Component-A is ready for use after be-                      can be softened with mild cleaners (i.e.,                  OSHA regulations. Avoid eye and skin
ing mixed with the accelerator supplied.                    Simple Green, 409, etc.) and easily re-                    contact. Do not ingest. Refer to Mate-
Component-B is made up at the jobsite                       moved mechanically.                                        rial Safety Data Sheet for detailed safety
by dissolving the hardener powder in                                                                                   precautions. Hardened PM-3811 is envi-
potable water. AQUAFIN®-PM-3811 is                                                                                     ronmentally safe and can be disposed of
injected using a two component pump;                                                                                   as normal household waste.
with stainless steel mixing parts.                                                                                     CAUTION: Do not use aluminum equip-
                                                                                                                       ment near the accelerator and hardener
                                                                                                                       powder, they are not compatible with
  Swelling Performance

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election, refund the purchase price of, any product which is proven to be defective, provided that the product was properly applied. Our product recommendations are based on
Industry Standards and testing procedures. We assume no warranties either written, expressed or implied as to any specific methods of application or use of the product. AQUA-
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