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Fosfiber P1 constructive solutions

High performance micro Polypropylene fibres

Uses Typical Properties

Specifically designed for crack control in cementitious Specific Gravity: 0.91 g/cm3
materials covering areas such as: ready-mix concrete, Alkali Content: Nil
precast concrete, conventional shotcrete, screeds rendering Sulphate Content: Nil
mortars, etc. Air Entrainment: Air content of concrete will not be
significantly increased
Principle uses of fibre concrete include: concrete slabs, Chloride Content: Nil
pavements, driveways, imprinted concrete, kerbs, pipes, Constituents: Virgin Polypropylene C3H6
overlays, patch repair, micro-silica concrete, thin section Fibre Thickness: 18 micron
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walling, water retaining structures, marine concrete, heavy Min. Specific 220 M / KG
industrial floors, etc. Surface Area
Storage Life: Minimum 12 months from date of
Advantages manufacture.
Youngs Modulus: 5500-7000 MPA
Can replace anti crack wire mesh in factory and Tensile Strength: 350 MPA
warehouse floors. Melting Point: 160 C
Inhibits intrinsic cracking in concrete.
Disperses uniformly throughout the mix.
Improves finishing characteristics.
Improves concrete durability.
Increases impact and abrasion resistance.
Rustproof.
Impervious to alkali attack.
Decreases construction time and labour.
Reduced risk of subsequent damage.

Description

Fosfiber P1 is a high performance micro polypropylene fibre Control slab without Control slab with
which complies with the requirements of ASTM C1116 Fosfiber P1 concrete fiber Fosfiber P1 concrete fiber
developed as a crack controlling additive for cementitious
materials. It is available as monofilament in various lengths; Specification
12 mm and 15 mm for concrete and 6mm in length for plaster
and mortar. It is used to inhibit the formation of small cracks Concrete shall be manufactured using crack controlling
which can occur through plastic shrinkage, premature drying additives such as Fosfiber P1. The crack controlling additive
and early thermal changes, in order to provide utilization of shall be based on a polypropylene fibre with an individual
the intrinsic properties of the hardened cementitious material fibre thickness of 18 micron.

Fosfiber P1 is based on selected raw material and Dispensing


manufactured under controlled conditions to give a consistent
product. Fosfiber P1 is supplied ready for use, and in measured
quantities for addition to the concrete mix whether at the
Fosfiber P1 – 15 mm fibre length is designed for concrete batching plant or on site.
mixes, with aggregate size greater than 5 mm.
Effects of Overdosing
Fosfiber P1 – 12 mm fibre length is designed for concrete
mixes, with aggregate size greater than 5 mm. Overdosing of Fosfiber P1 will generally produce a
reduction in workability and an increase in the cohesiveness
Fosfiber P1 – 6 mm fibre length is designed for mortar mixes. of the mix.

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Fosfiber P1
Addition Dispensing Rates
The performance of Fosfiber P1 is best assessed after
preliminary trials in the laboratory, or on site using the actual
mix constituents under consideration to determine the effect
on concrete properties.

As a guide to trials, the following dosage levels of Fosfiber


P1 are recommended.

Product
Fibre Length: 15 mm
12 mm
6 mm
Aggregate Size, max: 32mm
Dosage: 0.6/0.91 kg/ m 3
Typical areas of application: Ready mix concrete,
mortars, grouts, screeds

Technical support

Fosroc offers a comprehensive range of high performance,


high quality products suitable for use within all aspects of
the concrete repair and protection industry. In addition, the
company offers a technical support package to specifiers,
end users and contractors, as well as on-site assistance.

Supply

Fosfiber P1 is available in 0.6 kg and 0.91 kg bags. All bags


are supplied in cardboard box containers.

Storage

Should be stored in dry conditions, similar to cement.

Additional Information

Fosroc manufactures a wide range of products specifically


designed for the repair and refurbishment of damaged
reinforced concrete. This includes hand-placed and spray
grade mortars, fluid micro-concretes, chemical resistant
epoxy mortars and a comprehensive package of protective
coatings. In addition, a wide range of complementary
products is available. This includes joint sealants,
waterproofing membranes, grouting, anchoring and
specialised flooring materials.

Important note:
Fosroc products are guaranteed against defective materials and manufacture and are sold subject to its standard Conditions
for the Supply of Goods and Services, copies of which may be obtained on request. Whilst Fosroc endeavours to ensure that
any advice, recommendation, specification of information it may give is accurate and correct, it cannot, because it has no direct
or continuous control over where or how its products are applied, accept any liability either directly or indirectly arising from the
use of its products, whether or not in accordance with any advice, specification, recommendation of information given by it.

Fosam Company Limited


Head Office Telephone: +966 2 637 5345 Fax: +966 2 637 5891 email: fosam@fosroc.com
Post Box 11081 Regional Offices
Jeddah – 21453 Jeddah Sales Office Tel: (02) 608 0999 Fax: (02) 638 0693 Yanbu Tel: (04) 322 4280 Fax: (04) 391 2980
Jeddah Showroom Tel: (02) 665 0187 Fax: (02) 667 4844 Makkah Tel: (02) 542 0869 Fax: (02) 542 0869
Saudi Arabia Riyadh Tel: (01) 482 9303 Fax: (01) 482 7562 Medinah Tel: (04) 855 0091 Fax: (04) 855 0047
Dammam Tel: (03) 814 1282 Fax: (03) 814 1581 Jubail Tel: (03) 362 3904 Fax: (03) 362 3875
www.fosroc.com Khamis Mushayt Tel: (07) 250 0469 Fax: (07) 250 0469 CSD Tel: (02) 608 0999 Fax: (02) 638 0693
Registered Office: Industrial Area, Phase 4, Road No. 414, Street No. 407
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