Concrete Repairs & Grouts
Vetorep CR523

Single component cementitious fairing coat

Uses
Repair of concrete surface blemishes at a thickness from feather edge to 3 mm.
Unification of concrete surface color.
Filling of plaster cracks and concrete hair cracks cosmetically.
Filling blow holes up to 10 mm.
As a final finish in industrial structures such as parking garages, retaining walls,...etc.
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Technical Information
Product Description

Vetorep CR523 is a single component polymer modified fibered cementitious fairing coat that is ready to use and only requires the addition of water on site. Once mixed the products become a smooth paste that is used to repair surface imperfections up to 3 mm thickness while being compatible with host concrete. Vetorep CR523 is composed of a blend of hydraulic cement, carefully selected and graded aggregates, fibers, and special additives to give it its unique properties.

Advantages
  • Easy to use a single component product.
  • Breathable, compatible to host concrete.
  • Self priming, no need for an independent primer for substrate.
  • Self curing.
  • Chloride free.
COMPLIANCE STANDARD
  • BS EN 1015 - 12 (per BS EN 998)
  • ASTM C348
  • ASTM C109
  • BS EN 413-2
Packaging & Coverage

Vetorep CR523 supplied in 25 Kg Bag. Yield - 18 Liters.

Shelf Life & Storage

Original sealed bags of Vetorep CR523 has a shelf life of 12 months provided it is stored clear of ground in a dry and shaded temperature-controlled place <35ºC.

Application Information
Instructions for use

Mixing

To ensure proper mixing, use a mechanically powered mixer or drill fitted with a suitable paddle. However, for small quantities, Vetorep CR523 can be hand mixed using the proper tools and bucket.

Pour 7 - 8.5 liter of fresh water into a clean container then add the powder slowly to the water while mixing continuously with a low-speed mixer/drill (400 - 600 rpm). Continue mixing for 3 minutes until obtaining a uniform consistency. Leave the mixture for 5 - 10 minutes to mature, then remix again for 30 - 60 sec without adding further water, the material will be ready for use.

To enhance the scratch resistance of Vetorep CR523, we advise adding Vetobond PB434. Consult your Saveto representative for further information.

Placing and Finishing

Apply Vetorep CR523 by using a steel trowel. Apply the mixed mortar to the prepared substrates up to a thickness of 3mm. Allow the applied mortar to stiffen before trowelling to a smooth finish.

Blowhole or bug holes might have a larger size, so, to ensure the well filling and the right repair of the hole (if it is more the 5mm deep and wide), fill the cavities gradually.

Curing

Vetorep CR523 does not require curing in normal ambient conditions. In the case of harsh weather conditions, such as high wind and temperatures, it is recommended to cure it with Vetobond AB432.

Surface Preparation

All surfaces should be clean, sound, and uncontaminated prior to the application of  Vetorep CR523. Clean the prepared area thoroughly by using a brush and/or compressed air. Soak the prepared with water immediately prior to the application of Vetorep CR523.

Additional Information
Health & Sefety

Vetorep CR523 Contains resins that may cause sensitization by skin contact. Avoid contact with skin and eyes and avoid inhaling the vapor. Wear suitable protective clothing, gloves, and eye/face protection. Barrier creams provide additional skin protection. Should accidental skin contact occur, remove immediately with a resin removing cream, followed by soap and water. Do not use solvent. In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of clean water, and seek medical advice. If swallowed seek medical attention immediately. Do not induce vomiting.

Vetorep CR523 is non-flammable.

Important note

Saveto endeavors to ensure that any advice, recommendations, information it may give, is accurate and correct. It cannot accept any liability either directly or indirectly arising from the use of its products, because it has no direct or continuous control over where or how its products are applied, whether or not in accordance with any advice, specification, recommendation, or information given by us. Saveto has the right to change any of the specifications mentioned in the Technical data sheets upon its discretion without prior notification.

Hard copies of TDSs are printed once or twice a year, while our technical data sheets are continuously being updated as per R&D improvements and new 3rd party testing; kindly refer to our website for the latest updated TDSs.

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