Simpson Develops New Foundation Anchor Adhesive
Originally published by: Simpson Strong-Tie — April 12, 2018
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Formulated to yield superior performance in threaded rod anchor and rebar dowel installations in cracked and uncracked concrete at elevated temperatures, the new SET-3G high-strength anchoring adhesive is the latest innovation in epoxy anchoring adhesives from Simpson Strong-Tie. In addition to providing exceptional bond strength, SET-3G adhesive has been proven to outperform other products on the market and is Code Listed.
The versatile SET-3G adhesive is designed for dry or water-saturated use conditions with temperatures anywhere between -40°F (-40°C) and 176°F (80°C). The low-odor formula also offers contractor's jobsite flexibility with its ability to be installed in dry, water-saturated or water-filled holes in base materials whose temperatures range from 40°F (4°C) to 100°F (38°C).
The two-component, one-to-one-ratio, epoxy-based anchoring adhesive formula dispenses in a uniform gray color to match surrounding concrete surfaces, and can be easily installed in downward, horizontal, vertical and overhead orientations.
For more information about SET-3G high-strength anchoring adhesive, including detailed strength design data tables for various surfaces and drill bits, code listings, cure times and more, visit strongtie.com/set3g.