ULTRAFINE CEMENTITIOUS GROUT

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Technical Data for US Grout Products

 

The grout characteristics itemized below are for a water/cement ratio of 0.6/1 by weight. Those items with an asterisk (*) can be adjusted as required by the application.

Technical Data: Type SD

PROPERTY STANDARDS & CONDITIONS TYPICAL RESULTS
DRY GROUT [SD]
Dispersant 0.4% -1% by weight of dry grout
Color Visual Cement Grey
Particle Size SediGraph 5100 d90 ‹ 8 microns, average 3.0 microns
Surface Area ASTM C-204 (Blaine Fineness) 15,110 cm2/gram
Dry Loose Unit Weight 0.497 grams/cc
Dry Density (Specific Gravity) ASTM C-188 2.70 grams/cm3
Dry Weight/Wet Volume 1.01 kg/liter
WET GROUT [SD]
Water/Grout 0.6/1 by weight of dry grout*
Wet Density (Specific Gravity) API RP 13B-1 (Baroid Mud Balance) 1.54 - 1.56 grams/cc*
Initial Viscosity API RP 13B-1 (Marsh Cone) 35 - 60 seconds*
Internal Cohesion Lombardi Plate 1.22 Pascals*
Initial Gelation Wally Baker Shear Value 2.5 - 5.0 hours*
Final Gelation Wally Baker Shear Value 4.5 - 7.0 hours*
Initial Vicat Needle Set ASTM C-191 (Vicat Needle) 9 - 10 hours*
Final Vicat Needle Set ASTM C-191 (Vicat Needle) 10 - 11 hours*
Period of Workability 2.5 - 5.0 hours*
Shrinkage ASTM C-490, C-596, C-157 -0.0260%
Bleeding ASTM C-940 0.50%
Hydrational Heat Adiabatic Chamber 31º C
Pressure Filtration API Filter Press 0.100 - 0.103 minutes
Permeability Custom Equipment at Atomic Energy of Canada at Atomic Energy of Canada 1x10-16 m/second
Sulfate Resistant Type V Sulfate Resistant Cement Resistant to sulfate attack
Items with an asterisk (*) can be adjusted as required by the application.
—Download ULTRAFINE TYPE SD Datasheet (PDF)
—Download Ultrafine SD SDS (PDF)

Technical Data: Type VX

PROPERTY STANDARDS & CONDITIONS TYPICAL RESULTS
DRY GROUT [VX]
Superplasticizer** 0.125% by weight
Color Cement Grey Visual
Particle Size 90% ‹ 8 microns; average 3 microns SediGraph 5100
Surface Area 15,110 cm2/gram ASTM C-204
Loose Unit Weight 0.497 grams/cc
Specific Gravity 2.70 grams/cm3 Accupyc 1330
Dry Weight/Wet Volume 1.01 kg/liter
WET GROUT [VX]
US Grout Super P logo—with the addition of .9% USG-Super by weight
Water/Dry Grout** 0.8/1 by weight
Specific Gravity* 1.54 grams/cc API RP 13B-1
Initial Viscosity* 33 ~ 37 seconds API RP 13B-1
Internal Cohesion* 1.22 Pascals Lombardi Plate
Intitial Gelation* 2.5 ~ 5.0 hours Wally Baker Shear Vane
Final Gelation* 4.5 ~ 7.0 hours Wally Baker Shear Vane
Initial Vicat Needle Set* 9.33 hours ASTM C-191
Final Vicat Needle Set* 9.83 hours ASTM C-191
Period of Workability* 2.5 ~ 5.0 hours
Shrinkage* -0.0260% ASTM C-490, C-596, C-157
Bleeding* 0.50% ASTM C-940
Hydrational Heat* 31°C Adiabatic Chamber
Pressure Filtration* 0.100 ~ 0.103 min–1/2 API Filter Press
Sulfate Resistant Resistant to Attack Type V Cement
Permeability* 1x10E–14 cm/sec Custom Equipment of Atomic Energy of Canada
*Varies with water/cement ratio and superplasticizer content.
**Recommended starting mix
—Download ULTRAFINE TYPE VX Datasheet (PDF)
—Download Ultrafine VX SDS (PDF)
—Download USG-SuperP SDS (PDF)
NOTE: A high shear, colloidal grout mixer, such as the COLCRETE brand, should be used for ultrafine cementitious grout.

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Data Sheets

Ultrafine Type SD Grout Datasheet (PDF)

Ultrafine Type VX Grout Datasheet (PDF)

Ultrafine Type SD SDS–Safety Datasheet (PDF)

Ultrafine Type VX SDS–Safety Datasheet (PDF)

USG-Super P SDS–Safety Datasheet (PDF)

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