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SET-XP® High-Strength Epoxy Adhesive

SET-XP®

Epoxy Anchoring Adhesives

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SET-XP epoxy anchoring adhesive is a high-strength formula for anchoring and doweling in cracked and uncracked concrete and masonry applications. It is a two-part system with the resin and hardener being simultaneously dispensed and mixed through the mixing nozzle. When properly mixed, adhesive will be a uniform teal color for easy post-installation identification.

Key Features

  • 1:1 two-component, high-solids, epoxy-based anchoring adhesive formula
  • Passed the demanding ICC-ES AC308 adverse-condition tests pertaining to elevated temperatures and long-term sustained loads
  • Code listed under the IBC/IRC for cracked and uncracked concrete per ICC-ES ESR-2508
  • Code listed under the IBC/IRC for masonry per IAPMO UES ER-265
  • Code-listed equivalent to cast-in-place reinforcing bars governed by ACI 318 and IBC Chapter 19
  • Suitable for use under static and seismic loading conditions in cracked and uncracked concrete and masonry
  • Cure times: 24 hours at 70°F (21°C), 72 hours at 50°F (10°C)
  • Easy hole-cleaning — no power-brushing required
  • Suitable for use in dry or water-saturated concrete
  • For best results, store between 45°F (7°C) and 90°F (32°C)
  • Available in 8.5 oz., 22 oz. and 56 oz. cartridges for application versatility
  • Manufactured in the USA using global materials
  • SET-XP is code listed for installation with the Speed Clean™ DXS drill bits without any further cleaning (ICC-ES ESR-2508)
  • Tested per ACI 355.4 and AC308
Model No. Option Packaging Qty. Carton Qty. Compatible Tools
SET-XP10 8.5 oz. single cartridge 1 12 CDT10S dispensing tool, EMN22i mixing nozzle
SET-XP22 22 oz. side-by-side cartridge 1 10 EDT22S, EDTA22P, EDTA22CKT dispensing tools / EMN22i mixing nozzle
SET-XP22-N 22 oz. side-by-side cartridge 1 10 EDT22S, EDTA22P, EDTA22CKT dispensing tools / EMN22i mixing nozzle
SET-XP56 56 oz. side-by-side cartridge 1 6 EDTA56P dispensing tool / EMN22i mixing nozzle

Applications

  • Threaded rod anchoring and rebar doweling into concrete and masonry
  • Recognized per AC308 to be used for rebar development and splice length design provisions of ACI 318
  • Suitable for horizontal, vertical and overhead applications
  • Multiple DOT listings

Product Includes

  • SET-XP10 — Two EMN22i mixing nozzles and two nozzle extensions are supplied with each cartridge
  • SET-XP22-N — One EMN22i mixing nozzle and one nozzle extension are provided with each cartridge

Storage Conditions

  • For best results, store between 45°F–90°F. To store partially used cartridges, leave hardened nozzle in place. To re-use, attach new nozzle.

Shelf Life

  • 24 months from date of manufacture in unopened side-by-side cartridge

Installation

  • Surfaces to receive epoxy must be clean.
  • Base material temperature must be 50°F (10°C) or above at the time of installation. For best results, material should be between 70°F (21°C) and 80°F (27°C) at time of application.
  • To warm cold material, store cartridges in a warm, uniformly heated area or storage container. Do not immerse cartridges in water or use microwave to facilitate warming.
  • Mixed material in nozzle can harden in 30 minutes at temperatures of 70°F (21°C) and above.
  • Use only appropriate Simpson Strong-Tie mixing nozzle in accordance with Simpson Strong-Tie instructions. Modification or improper use of mixing nozzle may impair SET-XP adhesive performance.
  • For full instructions, see Adhesive Anchoring Installation Instructions.

Test Criteria

Anchors installed with SET-XP adhesive have been tested in accordance with ICC-ES Acceptance Criteria for Post-Installed Adhesive Anchors in Masonry Elements (AC58) and Adhesive Anchors in Concrete Elements (AC308).

Property Test Method Result*
*Material and curing conditions: 73 ± 2˚F, unless otherwise noted.
Consistency ASTM C881 Passed, non-sag
Glass transition temperature ASTM E1356 155°F
Bond strength (moist cure) ASTM C882 3,742 psi at 2 days
Water absorption ASTM D570 0.10%
Compressive yield strength ASTM D695 14,110 psi
Compressive modulus ASTM D695 612,970 psi
Shore D Durometer ASTM D2240 84
Gel time ASTM C881 60 minutes
Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) 3 g/L

Suggested Specifications

Anchoring adhesive shall be a two-component high-solids, epoxy-based system supplied in manufacturer's standard cartridge and dispensed through a static mixing nozzle supplied by the manufacturer. The adhesive anchor shall have been tested and qualified for performance in cracked and uncracked concrete per ICC-ES AC308. Adhesive shall be SET-XP adhesive from Simpson Strong-Tie, Pleasanton, CA. Anchors shall be installed per Simpson Strong-Tie instructions for SET-XP epoxy adhesive.

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