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ADHESIVE ANCHORING INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS

 

cautionNOTE: Always check expiration date on product label. Do not use expired product.

 

cautionWARNING: When drilling and cleaning hole use eye and lung protection. When installing adhesive use eye and skin protection.

 
1. HOLE PREPARATION: Horizontal, Vertical and Overhead Applications
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Notes:
Refer to Hole Cleaning Brushes for proper brush part number.


1 - Drill

1. Drill –
Drill hole to specified diameter and depth.

2 - Blow

2. Blow –
Remove dust from hole with oil-free compressed air for a minimum of 4 seconds. Compressed air nozzle must reach the bottom of the hole.

3 - Brush

3. Brush –
Clean with a nylon brush for a minimum of 4 cycles. Brush should provide resistance to insertion. If no resistance is felt, the brush is worn and must be replaced.

4 - Blow

4. Blow –
Remove dust from hole with oil-free compressed air for a minimum of 4 seconds. Compressed air nozzle must reach the bottom of the hole.



2. CARTRIDGE PREPARATION
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Notes:
Refer to Mixing Nozzles for proper mixing nozzle and Adhesive Dispensing Tools for dispensing tool part number.


1. Check –
Check expiration date on product label. Do not use expired product. Product is usable until end of printed expiration month.

2. Open –
Open cartridge per package instructions.

Attach Note: For bulk dispensing, check pail or drum label for detailed mixing and preparation instructions.
Attach

3. Attach – Attach proper Simpson Strong-Tie® nozzle to cartridge. Do not modify nozzle.

4 - Blow

4. Insert – Insert cartridge into dispensing tool.

4 - Blow

5. Dispense – Dispense adhesive to the side until properly mixed (uniform color).



3. FILLING THE HOLE: Vertical Anchorage
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Prepare the hole per instructions "Hole Preparation".
Note: Nozzle extensions may be needed for deep holes.

Dry and Damp Holes:


Fill

1. Fill –
Fill hole 1/2 - 2/3 full, starting from bottom of hole to prevent air pockets. Withdraw nozzle as hole fills up.

Insert

Threaded rod or rebar

2. Insert – Insert clean, oil free anchor, turning slowly until the anchor contacts the bottom of the hole.

Do not disturb

3. Do not disturb – Do not disturb anchor until fully cured. (See cure schedule for specific adhesive.)



Water Filled Holes:


Fill

1. Fill –
Fill hole completely full, starting from bottom of hole to prevent water pockets. Withdraw nozzle as hole fills up.

Insert

Threaded rod or rebar

2. Insert – Insert clean, oil-free anchor, turning slowly until the anchor contacts the bottom of the hole.

Do not disturb

3. Do not disturb – Do not disturb anchor until fully cured. (See cure schedule for specific adhesive.)



  FILLING THE HOLE: Horizontal and Overhead Anchorage
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Prepare the hole per instructions "Hole Preparation".
Note: Nozzle extensions may be needed for deep holes.

Install

1. Install – Install Simpson Strong-Tie® ARC adhesive retaining cap. Refer to Adhesive Retaning Caps for proper ARC size.

Fill

2. Fill – Fill hole 1/2 - 2/3 full, starting from bottom of hole to prevent air pockets. Withdraw nozzle as hole fills up.



Insert


Threaded rod or rebar


3. Insert – Insert clean, oil-free anchor, turning slowly until the anchor contacts the bottom of the hole.

Do Not Disturb


Threaded rod or rebar


4. Do not disturb – Do not disturb anchor until fully cured. (See cure schedule for specific adhesive.)



  FILLING THE HOLE: When Anchoring with Screens: For AT, ET-HP, and SET Adhesives (except SET1.7KT)
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Prepare the hole per instructions "Hole Preparation".

Fill

1. Fill – Fill screen completely. Fill from the bottom of the screen and withdraw the nozzle as the screen fills to prevent air pockets. (Opti-Mesh® screens: Close integral cap after filling.)

Insert

2. Insert – Insert adhesive filled screen into hole.



Insert

3. Insert – Insert clean, oil free anchor, turning slowly until the anchor contacts the bottom of the screen.

Do Not Disturb

4. Do not disturb – Do not disturb anchor until fully cured. (See cure schedule for specific adhesive.)



  FILLING THE HOLE: VGC Vinylester Glass Capsule (Hammer Capsule)
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Prepare the hole per instructions "Hole Preparation".

Insert

1. Insert – Insert the VGC capsule(s) to the bottom of the hole (either end first).

Install

2. Install – Install double nut to protect thread.

Drive

3. Drive – Drive stud or rod to the bottom of the hole. Spinning of the stud or rod is not required.

Do not disturb

4. Do not disturb– Do not disturb anchor until fully cured. (See cure schedule for VGC.)
VGC is not recommended for overhead applications.


 
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