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PP
Fiber

HIGH-PERFORMANCE POLYPROPYLENE FIBER FOR CONCRETE
 
Advantages:
  • Controls and inhibits crack formulation caused by plastic shrinkage, settlement or other internal stresses in concrete 
  • Cost-effective; replaces secondary reinforcements steel mesh
  • High tensile strength
  • Easily distributed throughout the cementitious mix
  • Compatible with all types of cement and concrete admixtures
  • Rust-free
Description:

PP Fiber is a micro reinforcement, manufactured of 100% polypropylene fibers containing no reprocessed olefin materials designed for use with all cementitious mixes.

The inclusion of PP Fiber within a concrete mix or cementitious mixes will control shrinkage cracks and will act as an alternative to traditional crack control steel mesh. 

Usage

  • Slab on grade
  • Elevated slabs
  • Parking areas
  • Stamped concrete
  • Precast concrete
  • Water tanks
  • Pavements
  • Shotcrete
  • Renders
  • Composite decks

Materials Supplied

PP Fiber is available in 1.3 lb and 2.0 lb (0.6 and 0.9 kg) bags.

Storage

Store in original unopened packaging in dry and shaded areas.

Application Instructions

MIXING

PP Fiber is added to the mixer before, during or after batching of concrete. The mixing time and speed should be as per ASTM C94. Before discharging the mixture, set the mixer at the maximum speed for 1 - 2 minutes to ensure uniform distribution.

DOSAGE

Dosage of PP Fiber will vary depending on the area of application and the required properties of concrete mixes. Recommended dosage is between 0.037 to 0.056 lb/ft3 (0.6 to 0.9 kg/m3) of concrete.

HEALTH AND SAFETY

There are no health hazards associated with PP Fiber in normal use.

GENERAL GUIDANCE

This data sheet is for general guidance purposes only and may contain information that is inappropriate for certain conditions of use. Accordingly, all recommendations and suggestions are made without guarantee. Further information is available from our Technical Department



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