VITCAS-Rapidcas-Rapid Set Cement

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Vitcas Rapidcas cement is a rapid setting material (30 minutes, depending on ambient temperature and conditions). Easy mixing, just required to add water. Fills up to 25mm in one application only.

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RAPIDCAS-CEM
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RAPIDCAS CEMENT is a specially formulated rapid setting cement based compound which when mixed with water sets in about 30 minutes. Easy and quick in its preparation and application. Suitable for a wide range of applications.

Uses

  • Internal and external use for repairs to cracks in walls and floors.
  • Repairing flags, slabs, stones and bricks.
  • Patching steps and window sills.
  • Pointing brick and stone.
  • Jointing earthenware pipes and drains.
  • Repairs to ponds and pools.
  • Setting in W/C’s and sinks.
  • Leak sealing in concrete based surfaces.
  • Setting railings and posts.

Limitations:

·       This product should not be used for load bearing applications.

·       Do not use where acid resistance is required. Use ACIDCAS cement, patch or concrete.

·       After using on fishponds, seal the surface with a waterproof sealer before restocking the fish.

 

Application:

Before applying, ensure surfaces are clean, sound and free from dust, crumbly material or any contaminants, which may affect adhesion.

·       Thoroughly wet surfaces to improve adhesion.

·       Always use a clean mixing vessel and add approx. 3 parts by volume powder to one part by volume clean cold water and mix immediately to a smooth, reasonably thick slump free paste. The mixed cement will remain workable for 5-10 minutes only. MIX NO MORE CEMENT THAN CAN BE USED IN 5 MINUTES

·       Push the cement into the repair with a trowel or filling knife.

·       Once the product begins to stiffen, throw away the residue. DO NOT ADD FURTHER WATER TO THE MIX. THIS WILL DESTROY STRENGTH.

·       In warm conditions, cover RAPIDCAS with polythene to assist cure.

·       Clean tools etc with warm water before RAPIDCAS dries.

 

Storage and Shelf Life:

Store in cool dry conditions between + 5°C and 25°C. Storage outside these parameters will significantly reduce shelf life. The shelf life is 12 months in original unopened tub. This will reduce significantly once opened.

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Product Group Mortars/ Cements/ Concrete
Color Beige
Consistency Powder
Outdoor Yes
Temperature 150°C /300°F
Drying Time 48h / +20°C (+68°F)
Manufacturer Vitcas
Working Time / minutes 10
Mix with water Yes
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