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Cebex Cable Grout Plus* constructive solutions

Pre-bagged, hydrogen free, non-shrink cementitious grout


admixture for post tensioned cables

Uses Specification

For pumped or free flow grouting, it can be used in a wide Performance specification
range of applications:
All grouting, where shown on the drawing, must be carried
! Post tensioned bridge deck ducts out with a specialised grout admixture which is iron-free
and chloride-free. It shall be mixed with clean water and
! Prestressed structural element cables ducts
cement to the required consistency. The plastic grout must
! Slip form silo tendon ducts not bleed or segregate.

A positive volumetric expansion of up to 4% shall occur.


Advantages
The compressive strength of the grout must exceed 50 N/mm2
! Hydrogen free expansion system
at 7 days.
! Expansion system compensates for shrinkage and
The storage, handling and placement of the grout must be in
settlement in the plastic state
strict accordance with the manufacturer's instructions.
! Develops high early strength without the use of chlorides
Supplier specification
! High ultimate strength and low permeability ensure the
durability of the hardened grout All grouting where shown on the drawing must be carried out
! Compatible with ordinary Portland Cements complying using Cebex Cable Grout Plus manufactured by Fosroc and
to BS 12 and ASTM C150 used in accordance with the manufacturer’s current data
sheet.
Standards compliance
Properties
Cebex Cable Grout Plus complies to BS8110 Part1: 1985
Sec. 8. The following properties were achieved using OPC cement
at a 0.36 w/c ratio.
Description Compressive strength : 25 N/mm2 @ 1 day
BS 1881 part 116 45 N/mm2 @ 3 days
Cebex Cable Grout Plus is supplied as a dry powder requiring (flowable consistency) 55 N/mm2 @ 7 days
only the addition of a controlled amount of clean water and 60 N/mm2 @ 28 days
cement to produce a free flowing non-shrink grout. Fresh wet density : Approximately 2000 kg/m3
Cebex Cable Grout Plus is an all fines admixture containing depending on actual
expansive cement which impart controlled expansion in the consistency used.
plastic state whilst minimising water demand. The material Chloride content : Nil to BS5075
is designed to allow uniform mixing, and eliminates Expansion : A positive expansion of
unwanted segregation and bleeding. characteristics up to 4%

Note : It is recommended that trials be conducted prior


to use, to ascertain the best source of OPC for the
application.
Cebex Cable Grout Plus
Cebex Cable Grout Plus*

Instructions for use Cleaning

Preparation Cebex Cable Grout Plus should be removed from tools and
equipment with clean water immediately after use. Cured
Several hours prior to grouting, the area should be flooded
material can be removed mechanically, or with Fosroc Acid
with fresh water. Immediately before grouting takes place any
Etch*†.
free water should be removed.
Sampling procedure
All cable ducts must be thoroughly cleaned. Those ducts
formed without metal sheaths should be flushed with water All sampling procedures for Cebex Cable Grout Plus are to be
after which all surplus water must be removed. Cable conducted within the confines of a temperature controlled
anchorages should be sealed before the duct grouting is laboratory. The reactive agents within Cebex Cable Grout Plus
carried out. do not permit site sampling and transport. The procedure for
sampling is to be as follows:
Mixing and placing - Application
1) A full and unopened bag of Cebex Cable Grout Plus to be
Mixing
selected from the batch allocated for site use and
For best results a mechanically powered grout mixer should despatched to the testing laboratory.
be used. Do not use a colloidal impeller mixer if sands/
2) The Cebex Cable Grout Plus shall be mixed in the
aggregates are being used.
laboratory following the instructions listed on the product
To enable the grouting operation to be carried out continuously, data sheet.
it is essential that sufficient mixing capacity and labour are
3) All sampling shall be conducted using 50 mm cube
available. The use of a grout holding tank with provision to
moulds, any other size is not permissible.
gently agitate the grout may be required.
4) When mixed, the Cebex Cable Grout Plus shall be poured
64 to 84 litres of clean water (depending on nature of cement)
into 50 mm cube moulds, treated with release agent, in
and 200 kg of cement are required to be added per 12 kg bag
two lifts of 25 mm each with a 60 second interval between
to achieve the correct consistency.
pours. The Cebex Cable Grout Plus shall not be tamped,
The water should be accurately measured into the mixer. The but gentle tapping of the cube mould is permitted to
total contents of the Cebex Cable Grout Plus bag should be promote the release of air.
slowly added with the cement and continuous mixing should
5) Fill three 50 mm cube moulds with the Cebex Cable Grout
take place for 5 minutes. This will ensure that the grout has a
Plus for each curing time interval specified. Mould filling
smooth even consistency.
should be completed within 15 minutes of the end of the
Placing mixing cycle. The filled moulds should be stacked three
high on top of each other to provide conditions of restraint.
Place the grout within 20 minutes of mixing.
The top mould should be restrained either with a weighted
Cebex Cable Grout Plus can be placed in annular gaps of up metal plate or an empty cube mould.
to 60mm in thickness.
6) The cubes should be stored at a 20°C+ 2°C temperature
Pumping should be from a single point to eliminate any air or for 24 hours in the laboratory. After 24 hours the cubes are
entrapment of water used for presoaking. to be demoulded and placed in a water curing tank
maintained at a 20°C+ 2°C temperature. The cubes are
A heavy duty diaphragm pump is recommended for pumping.
then to be cured in accordance with BS1881.
Screw feed and piston pumps may also be suitable.
7) Cubes are to be crushed in calibrated compression testing
Curing
apparatus with a rate of loading not exceeding 180KN per
Any exposed areas should be thoroughly cured. This should minute. Types of cube fracture are to be recorded. Three
be done by the use of Concure*† curing membrane. cubes are to be crushed for each curing time interval
specified. Results are to be calculated and issued as an
average.

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Cebex Cable Grout Plus*

Limitations Estimating

Low temperature working Supply


Cebex Cable Grout Plus : 12 kg bags
For ambient temperatures below 10°C the formwork should
be kept in place for at least 36 hours. Yield

When the air or contact surface temperatures are 5°C or below Cebex Cable Grout Plus : approx. 136 litres when
on a falling thermometer, warm water (30-40°C) is mixed
recommended to accelerate strength development. with 200 kg cement and 68
litres of water
Normal precautions for winter working with cementitious
materials should then be adopted. Note: Allowance should be made for wastage when
estimating quantities required.
High temperature working

It is suggested that, for temperatures above 35°C, the following Storage


guidelines are adopted as good working practice: Cebex Cable Grout Plus has a shelf life of 12 months if kept in
(i) Store unmixed material in a cool (preferably temperature a dry store in sealed bags. If stored in high temperature and
controlled) environment, avoiding exposure to direct high humidity locations the shelf life will be reduced.
sunlight.
Precautions
(ii) Keep equipment cool, arranging shade protection if
necessary. It is especially important to keep cool those Health and safety
surfaces of the equipment which will come into direct Cebex Cable Grout Plus is alkaline and should not come into
contact with the material itself. contact with skin and eyes. Avoid inhalation of dust during
(iii) Try to eliminate application during the hottest times of the mixing. Gloves, goggles and dust mask should be worn. If
day. contact with skin occurs, wash with water. Splashes to eyes
should be washed immediately with plenty of clean water and
(iv) Make sufficient material, plant and labour available to medical advice sought.
ensure that application is a continuous process.
Fire
(v) Water (below 20°C) should be used for mixing the grout
prior to placement. Cebex Cable Grout Plus is non-flammable.

Technical support

Fosroc offers a comprehensive technical support service to


specifiers, end users and contractors. It is also able to offer
on-site technical assistance, an AutoCAD facility and dedicated
specification assistance in locations all over the world.

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Additional Information

Fosroc manufactures a wide range of complementary


products which include :

! waterproofing membranes & waterstops

! joint sealants & filler boards

! cementitious & epoxy grouts

! specialised flooring materials

Fosroc additionally offers a comprehensive package of


products specifically designed for the repair and
refurbishment of damaged concrete. Fosroc’s ‘Systematic
Approach’ to concrete repair features the following :

! hand-placed repair mortars

! spray grade repair mortars

! fluid micro-concretes

! chemically resistant epoxy mortars

! anti-carbonation/anti-chloride protective coatings

! chemical and abrasion resistant coatings

For further information on any of the above, please consult


your local Fosroc office - as below.

* Denotes the trademark of Fosroc International Limited



See separate data sheet
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 Service. All Fosroc datasheets are updated on a regular basis. It is the user’s
responsibility to obtain the recent version. Refer to www.fosroc.com.

Head Office
Al Gurg Fosroc telephone: (+9714) 2039699 fax: (+9714) 2859649 email: agf@fosroc.com
LLC Regional offices
Abu Dhabi, Al Gurg Fosroc telephone: 673 1779 fax: 673 1449 email: abudhabi@fosroc.com
Post Box 657, Dubai Bahrain, YBA Kanoo telephone: 17735454 fax: 17732828 email: bahrain@fosroc.com
United Arab Emirates Kuwait, Boodai telephone: 4817618 fax: 4832124 email: kuwait@fosroc.com
Oman, Al Amana telephone: 24815080 fax: 24817554 email: oman@fosroc.com

www.fosroc.com
Qatar, Tadmur telephone: 4500607 fax: 4500543 email: qatar@fosroc.com

UAE/0624/07/A
REVISION DATE 25/07/2010

SAFETY DATA SHEET


CEBEX CABLE GROUT PLUS

1 IDENTIFICATION OF THE SUBSTANCE/PREPARATION AND OF THE COMPANY/UNDERTAKING

PRODUCT NO. M1066006AEDXB1


SUPPLIER AL GURG FOSROC LLC
PO BOX 657
Al Hamer Road
Al Ramool Industrial Estate
Dubai
UAE
+97142858606
EMERGENCY TELEPHONE +97142039699 (08:00 to 16:30) // +971506258232 (16:30 to 08:00)GMT+4
MANUFACTURER Al Gurg Fosroc LLC, Al Ramool Industrial Estate, Dubai , UAE.

2 HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION

Irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin. May cause sensitisation by skin contact. May cause cancer. Harmful to aquatic organisms,
may cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment.
CLASSIFICATION (1999/45) Carc. Cat. 1;R45. Xi;R36/37/38. R43. R52/53.

ENVIRONMENT
The product contains a substance which is harmful to aquatic organisms and which may cause long term adverse effects in the aquatic
environment.
HUMAN HEALTH
Contains a substance which may be potentially carcinogenic.

3 COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS

Name EC No. CAS-No. Content % Classification (67/548/EEC)

CALCIUM CARBONATE 207-439-9 471-34-1 30-60% -

SODIUM SALT OF SULPHONATED 9084-06-4 10-30% -


NAPHTHALENE FORMALDEHYDE (SNFC)
BASIC COPPER CARBONATE 12069-69-1 1-5% -

HYDRAZINIUM SULPHATE 233-110-4 10034-93-2 1-5% Classification (EC 1272/2008)


Not classified.

The Full Text for all R-Phrases is Displayed in Section 16

4 FIRST-AID MEASURES

INHALATION
Move the exposed person to fresh air at once. Provide rest, warmth and fresh air. Get medical attention if any discomfort continues.
INGESTION
Get medical attention immediately! Rinse mouth thoroughly. Provide rest, warmth and fresh air. DO NOT INDUCE VOMITING! NEVER
MAKE AN UNCONSCIOUS PERSON VOMIT OR DRINK FLUIDS!
SKIN CONTACT
Remove affected person from source of contamination. Get medical attention promptly if symptoms occur after washing.
EYE CONTACT
Remove victim immediately from source of exposure. Make sure to remove any contact lenses from the eyes before rinsing. Promptly
wash eyes with plenty of water while lifting the eye lids. Continue to rinse for at least 15 minutes and get medical attention.

5 FIRE-FIGHTING MEASURES

EXTINGUISHING MEDIA
Fire can be extinguished using: Foam. Carbon dioxide (CO2). Dry chemicals, sand, dolomite etc.
SPECIAL FIRE FIGHTING PROCEDURES
Cool containers exposed to flames with water until well after the fire is out.

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6 ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

SPILL CLEAN UP METHODS


Wear necessary protective equipment. Shovel into dry containers. Cover and move the containers. Flush the area with water.

7 HANDLING AND STORAGE

USAGE PRECAUTIONS
Keep away from heat, sparks and open flame. Ventilate well, avoid breathing vapours. Use approved respirator if air contamination is
above accepted level. Avoid inhalation of dust and contact with skin and eyes.
STORAGE PRECAUTIONS
Store in tightly closed original container in a dry, cool and well-ventilated place.
STORAGE CLASS
Toxic storage.

8 EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION

Name STD TWA - 8 Hrs STEL - 15 Min Notes

CALCIUM CARBONATE PEL 15 mg/m3


total dust
PEL = Přípustné expoziční limity.

PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT

PROCESS CONDITIONS
Provide eyewash station.
ENGINEERING MEASURES
Provide adequate ventilation. Observe occupational exposure limits and minimize the risk of inhalation of dust.
RESPIRATORY EQUIPMENT
Respiratory protection may be required.
HAND PROTECTION
Use protective gloves made of: Rubber, neoprene or PVC.
EYE PROTECTION
Wear goggles/face shield.
OTHER PROTECTION
Wear appropriate clothing to prevent any possibility of liquid contact and repeated or prolonged vapour contact.
HYGIENE MEASURES
Use appropriate skin cream to prevent drying of skin. Wash at the end of each work shift and before eating, smoking and using the toilet.
Wash promptly with soap & water if skin becomes contaminated. Promptly remove any clothing that becomes contaminated. When using
do not eat, drink or smoke. DO NOT SMOKE IN WORK AREA!

9 PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

APPEARANCE Granular
COLOUR Grey
ODOUR Odourless
SOLUBILITY Slightly soluble in water.
RELATIVE DENSITY 1.31 20 deg C

10 STABILITY AND REACTIVITY

STABILITY
Stable under the prescribed storage conditions.
CONDITIONS TO AVOID
Avoid heat, flames and other sources of ignition. Avoid contact with strong oxidisers.
HAZARDOUS DECOMPOSITION PRODUCTS
Fire creates: Acrid smoke/fumes of: Carbon monoxide (CO). Carbon dioxide (CO2).

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11 TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION

INHALATION
Irritating to respiratory system.
INGESTION
Toxic if swallowed.
SKIN CONTACT
May cause sensitisation by skin contact. Irritating to skin.
EYE CONTACT
Irritating and may cause redness and pain.
ROUTE OF ENTRY
Ingestion. Skin and/or eye contact.
TARGET ORGANS
Eyes Skin

12 ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

ECOTOXICITY
Harmful to aquatic organisms, may cause long term adverse effects in the aquatic environment

13 DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS

DISPOSAL METHODS
Dispose of waste and residues in accordance with local authority requirements.

14 TRANSPORT INFORMATION

PROPER SHIPPING NAME CORROSIVE SOLID, TOXIC, N.O.S. (HYDRAZINIUM SULPHATE)


ENVIRONMENTALLY No.
HAZARDOUS
SUBSTANCE/MARINE
POLLUTANT
UN NO. ROAD 2923
ADR CLASS NO. 8
ADR CLASS Class 8: Corrosive substances.
ADR PACK GROUP III
TUNNEL RESTRICTION CODE (E)
HAZARD No. (ADR) 86
ADR LABEL NO. 8 & 6.1
HAZCHEM CODE 2X
UN NO. SEA 2923
IMDG CLASS 8
IMDG PACK GR. III
EMS F-A, S-B
UN NO. AIR 2923
AIR CLASS 8
AIR SUB CLASS 6.1
AIR PACK GR. III

15 REGULATORY INFORMATION

LABELLING

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Toxic

CONTAINS HYDRAZINIUM SULPHATE

RISK PHRASES
R36/37/38 Irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin.
R43 May cause sensitisation by skin contact.
R45 May cause cancer.
R52/53 Harmful to aquatic organisms, may cause long-term adverse effects in the
aquatic environment.
SAFETY PHRASES
S24/25 Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
S26 In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek
medical advice.
S37/39 Wear suitable gloves and eye/face protection.
S38 In case of insufficient ventilation, wear suitable respiratory equipment.
S45 In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately
(show label where possible).
S53 Avoid exposure - obtain special instructions before use.
S60 This material and its container must be disposed of as hazardous waste.
P11 Restricted to professional users.
ENVIRONMENTAL LISTING
Rivers (Prevention of Pollution) Act 1961. Control of Pollution (Special Waste Regulations) Act 1980.
EU DIRECTIVES
System of specific information relating to Dangerous Preparations. 2001/58/EC.
APPROVED CODE OF PRACTICE
Classification and Labelling of Substances and Preparations Dangerous for Supply.
GUIDANCE NOTES
Workplace Exposure Limits EH40.
Introduction to Local Exhaust Ventilation HS(G)37.
CHIP for everyone HSG(108).

16 OTHER INFORMATION

GENERAL INFORMATION
The user must be instructed in the proper work procedure and be familiar with the contents of these instructions.
REVISION DATE 25/07/2010
REV. NO./REPL. SDS 1
GENERATED
RISK PHRASES IN FULL
R20 Harmful by inhalation.
R36/38 Irritating to eyes and skin.
R36/37/38 Irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin.
R45 May cause cancer.
R43 May cause sensitisation by skin contact.
R23/24/25 Toxic by inhalation, in contact with skin and if swallowed.
R50/53 Very toxic to aquatic organisms, may cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment.

DISCLAIMER
The information on this data sheet represents our current data and is reliable provided that the product is used under the prescribed conditions and in
accordance with the application specified on the packaging and/or in the technical guidance literature. Any other use of the product which involves using
the product in combination with any other product or any other process is the responsibility of the user.
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