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PRODUCTDATASHEET

SikaFibre

POLYPROPYLENEFIBREFORCONCRETEANDMORTAR

PRODUCT SikaFibreisbasedonhighqualitymonofilamentmicropolypropylene
DESCRIPTION fibres.Itisdesignedtominimizeandcontrolplasticshrinkagecracksby
increasingthestraincapacityoffreshconcrete.SikaFibreisavailablein
premeasured,readytousedegradablebagsfor1mofconcrete.
USES
SikaFibreisusedinthefollowingapplicationsinfresh(green)concreteto
reducetheincidenceofshrinkagecracking.
Pavements
Precastconcreteproducts
Industrialfloors,slabs
Wetanddrysystemsprayedconcreteproduction
Airportapronandcarparkslabs
Concretewhichissubjectedtoimpactload
Screedsandplastersetc.
CHARACTERISTICS/ADVANTAGES
Duetotheirfinenessandspecialsurfacetreatment,SikaFibrecanbeeasily
dispersedintheconcreteormortarandcreateadensematrixthatleads
to:
Improvedcohesivenessofthefreshconcrete
Reducedplasticshrinkagecracks
Reducedbleeding
Increasedabrasionproperties
Improvedfreezingandthawingresistance
Whenusedinshotcrete,itreducesreboundwaste
Increasedresistancetoimpactloads
Reducedconcretepermeability
Resistancetoslabcurling
Improvedfiredamageproperties.

PRODUCTDATA

FORM COLOURS
White
PACKAGING
Soluble600gbags(30bagsperbox)

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STORAGE STORAGECONDITIONS/SHELFLIFE
3years(36months)ifstoredinoriginalunopenedandundamaged
packagingincool,dryandcleancondition.

TECHNICALDATA CHEMICALBASE
100%polypropylenefibre
SPECIFICGRAVITY
0.91g/cm
FIBRELENGTH
12mm
FIBREDIAMETER
18micronnominal
WATERABSORPTION
Nil
MELTPOINT
160C
IGNITIONPOINT
365C
THERMALCONDUCTIVITY
Low
ELECTRICALCONDUCTIVITY
Low
SPECIFICSURFACEAREAOFFIBRE
250m/kg
ACIDRESISTANCE
High
ALKALIRESISTANCE
100%
TENSILESTRENGTH
300400N/mm
MODULEELASTICITY
~4000N/mm

SystemInformation

APPLICATIONDETAILS CONSUMPTION/DOSAGE
1bag(600g)measuredfor1mofconcreteormortar
COMPATIBILITY
SikaFibrecanbeusedwithSikaadmixtures.Someofthemarelisted
below:
SikaAe200
SikaRapid
SikaFerroGard901
SikaPump
SikaRetarder
SikaAccelerators
ViscoCreteproducts
SikaPlast
Plastiment
Alwaysconducttrialsbeforecombiningproductsinspecificmixes.

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APPLICATIONINSTRUCTIONS DISPENSING
SikaFibreshouldbeideallyaddedatthebatchingplant.Incaseofsite
mixing,additionalmixingtimeof3to5minutes(70cycles)isnecessaryto
ensuretheuniformfibredispersionthroughoutthemix.Ifmixingisatthe
batchingplant,fibreshouldbeaddedfirstalongwithhalfofthemixing
water.Afteralltheotheringredientshavebeenadded,includingthe
remainingmixingwatertheconcreteormortarshouldbemixedfora
further3minutesatfullspeedtoensureuniformfibredispersion.
APPLICATIONMETHOD/TOOL
WhenusingSikaFibre,thestandardproceduresforplacing,finishingand
curingconcretearenotchanged,thestandardrulesofgoodconcreting
practice,concerningproductionaswellasplacing,aretobefollowed.
Refertorelevantstandards.Freshconcretemustbecuredproperly.
CLEANINGOFTOOLS
Cleanalltoolsandapplicationequipmentwithwaterimmediatelyafter
use.Hardened/curedmaterialcanonlybemechanicallyremoved.

VALUEBASE AlltechnicaldatastatedinthisProductDataSheetarebasedonlaboratory
tests.Actualmeasureddatamayvaryduetocircumstancesbeyondour
control.

LOCALRESTRICTIONS Pleasenotethatasaresultofspecificlocalregulationstheperformanceof
thisproductmayvaryfromcountrytocountry.Pleaseconsultthelocal
ProductDataSheetfortheexactdescriptionoftheapplicationfields.

HEALTHANDSAFETY PROTECTIVEMEASURES
INFORMATION Toavoidrareallergicreactions,werecommendtheuseofprotective
gloves.Changesoiledworkclothesandwashhandsbeforebreaksand
afterfinishingwork
Localregulationsaswellashealthandsafetyadviceonpackaging
labelsmustbeobserved
ForfurtherinformationrefertotheSikaSafetyDataSheetwhichis
availableonrequest
Ifindoubtalwaysfollowthedirectionsgivenonthepackorlabel.
IMPORTANTNOTES
SikaFibreisnotintendedtoreplacereinforcementsteel
SikaFibreisnotastructuralfibreandthereforeshouldnotbeusedas
asubstituteforstructuralsteelorsteelfibreinstructuralapplications.
Properreinforcementandjointspacingshouldbeobserved
Concretefibreingeneralcanexhibitlowerslumpsandtheuseofa
superplasticisersuchasViscoCreteisrecommended
Residuesofmaterialmustberemovedaccordingtolocalregulations
Fullycuredmaterialcanbedisposedofashouseholdwasteunder
agreementwiththeresponsiblelocalauthorities
Detailedhealthandsafetyinformationaswellasdetailed
precautionarymeasurese.g.physical,toxicologicalandecologicaldata
canbeobtainedfromthesafetydatasheet.

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LEGALNOTES Theinformation,and,inparticular,therecommendationsrelatingtothe
applicationandenduseofSikaproducts,aregiveningoodfaithbasedon
Sika'scurrentknowledgeandexperienceoftheproductswhenproperly
stored,handledandappliedundernormalconditionsinaccordancewith
Sikasrecommendations.Inpractice,thedifferencesinmaterials,
substratesandactualsiteconditionsaresuchthatnowarrantyinrespect
ofmerchantabilityoroffitnessforaparticularpurpose,noranyliability
arisingoutofanylegalrelationshipwhatsoever,canbeinferredeither
fromthisinformation,orfromanywrittenrecommendations,orfromany
otheradviceoffered.Theuseroftheproductmusttesttheproducts
suitabilityfortheintendedapplicationandpurpose.Sikareservestheright
tochangethepropertiesofitsproducts.Theproprietaryrightsofthird
partiesmustbeobserved.Allordersareacceptedsubjecttoourcurrent
termsofsaleanddelivery.Usersmustalwaysrefertothemostrecent
issueofthelocalProductDataSheetfortheproductconcerned,copiesof
whichwillbesuppliedonrequest.

FORMORESIKAFIBREINFORMATION:

Sika(NZ)Limited
2013SikaServicesAG

CONCRETE
POBOX19192,Avondale
Auckland1746 Phone:0800745269
NewZealand Fax:0800745232
www.sika.co.nz Mail:info@nz.sika.com

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