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3003 Slow Set Polyurea Joint Filler for Concrete

3003 is a high performance 2 part 100% solids, flexible Polyurea joint filler designed for concrete interior control joints requiring a  tough, durable chemical, fuel and abrasion resistant solution.   3003 is designed specifically for commercial, retail, and manufacturing floor applications which receive high volume vehicle traffic, such as fork lift or hard rubber wheel carts.  For high value floor space such as in a commercial, warehouse  or manufacturing plants that can’t afford downtime 3003 offers rapid installation and quick 30-60 minute back in-service times.  Apply using machine pump, twin cartridges or hand (Jiffy) mixing.

3003 can be used in very cold -20°F (-29°C) temperature applications such as cold storage areas which limit the use of other polymer products by keeping the 3003 warm until ready to apply (warm to 80F to 90F).    3003 provides “load transfer” across standard concrete saw cut control joints.

3003 is on the Costco master specs in CSI Division 3 as a polyurea joint filler for new construction and maintenance repair of interior floor control joints.  Available in 2 gallon, 10 gallon kits.   3003 comes in a medium gray color, black and non-pigmented available special order.  For smaller projects where dispensing using a cartridge kit is appropriate,  consider using the fast set version for control joint filling using the 3004 Control Joint Filler

For outdoor control joint applications such as driveways, use our 3246 Polyurea Expansion Joint product offering 600% elongation and soft Shore Hardness of A30-40. It’s great for handling thermal cycling and temperature variations of outdoor environments.

Where is the 3003 Polyurea used?

  • Control Joints – Interior Concrete
  • Cold Storage – Freezer Thresholds
  • Utility Cuts
  • Cable Runs & Inductive loops
  • Airfield kerfs

Why 3003 Slow Set Polyrea Control Joint Filler?

  • Back-in-Service “Drive-Over” in 30 to 60 minutes
  • Longer working time than the 3004 Fast Set Polyurea
  • 5-8 Minute Gel Time @ 77°F
  • Tack Free ASTM D2471 15 min
  • Meets USDA Requirements for incidental food contact
  • Stays Flexible In Extreme Cold
  • Cold Applications down to -20°F (-29°C)
  • Not Sensitive To Moisture
  • Non-Flammable
  • Self-leveling
  • High Impact Resistance
  • Excellent Abrasion Resistance
  • Chemical Resistant
  • Apply using dual component pump application
  • 100% Solids, No VOC, No Odor

Technical Information

Application method trowel, plural component pump
Color Medium gray.  Black, and non-pigmented by special order
Gloss level Low gloss
Paintable Yes
Solids 100%
Mix Ratio 1:1
Tensile ASTM D412 1750
Hardness ASTM D2240 Shore A 85-90
Viscosity @25C Part A:  350    Part B:  400 cps
Tear Strength ASTM 624-C 180 psi
Elongation ASTM D124 300%
Movement Capability 12%+
VOC 0%
Tack Free ASTM D2471 15 minutes
Gel Time 5-8 minutes
Set Time 30 minutes  (Cure time 45-50 min)
Newly poured concrete Wait at least 28 days
Shelf Life 12 months when stored between 40F and 100F

SX20100 US SAWS Dual Component 2 Man Polyurea / Epoxy Joint Filler Pump

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  • Reduce Labor Cost With Significantly Increased Speed
  • Reduce Material Waste With Better Control of Flow
  • Allows Quick Joint Filling vs Cartridge Application
  • Production rates of up to 4,000 to 7,000 lineal feet per day
  • Works With Polyurea and Epoxy 2 Part Joint Fillers
  • Easy to Use – Inexpensive to Maintain
  • Twin 6.5 Gal Tanks Each Hold 5 Gal Joint Filler
  • Semi-Transparent Tanks To Monitor Liquid Level
  • Easy To Clean Polyethylene Tanks
  • Dispense 1:1 Ratio or 2:1 Ratio Product
  • 1/2HP 110V Electric Motor, 0-6 GPM Flow Control
  • 220V optional 1/2 HP Electric Motor Available Special Order Lead Time for use outside North America
  • Cordless Use With Optional Deep Cycle Battery & Power Invertor
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SX20550 US SAWS Dual Component 1 Man Polyurea / Epoxy Joint Filler Pump

From: $7,350.00

  • Reduce Labor Cost - redesigned low profile 1 man use
  • Significantly Increased application Speed
  • Reduce Material Waste With Better Control of Flow
  • Allows Quick Joint Filling vs Cartridge Application
  • Works With Polyurea and Epoxy 2 Part Joint Fillers
  • Easy to Use – Inexpensive to Maintain
  • Twin 6.5 Gal Tanks Each Hold 5 Gal Joint Filler
  • Semi-Transparent Tanks To Monitor Liquid Level
  • Easy To Clean Polyethylene Tanks
  • Dispense 1:1 Ratio or 2:1 Ratio Product
  • 1/2HP 110V Electric Motor, 0-6 GPM Flow Control
  • 220V optional 1/2 HP Electric Motor Available Special Order Lead Time for use outside North America
  • Cordless Use With Optional Deep Cycle Battery & Power Invertor
PRICE INCLUDES LTL SHIPPING TO COMMERCIAL ADDRESS
Select options

Application Instructions

Preparation
Concrete must have a minimum 28 day cure prior to application. Use a dry diamond saw, saw/abrade both sides of the joint walls. Assure that the joint is properly abraded and cleaned to full depth, approximately 1.25 inches as a standard depth of fill. Remove any curing agent, form release materials, oils, wax, moisture or any material that may affect bonding.

Clean, vacuum and wash to remove dust from the walls of the joint.  Wash-down is suggested for concrete surface that will be constantly surface-washed as part of the operation of the facility. An acetone joint side wall wash-down is suggested for best bonding after vacuuming. No Backer rod is used in control joints, only in construction joints to control depth.

*Areas of high moisture vapor may be pre-treated with CMW 8000 (see data sheet) to reduce moisture vapor pressure in the joint area.

Application
Use an ASTC recommended 1:1 application machine or equal for 2 gallon and 10 gallon kits.  If not available, apply using dual 10.5 oz cartridges (21 oz total per cartridge kit) and dual cartridge gun which can be manual, pneumatic or electric operated.  Make sure the product is over 72°F before beginning the machine application. Warm the product in the containers as needed to pre-condition as required. Use ONLY the ASTC recommended mixing wand for this product. Failure to use proper mixers may result in improperly mixed product and/or poor curing. Use two 1/2 x 36 inch element static mixers connected with a 1/4 inch pipe nipple and a metal joint “tracker” on the end of the static mixer.

Note: Aromatic systems will shift color from exposure to UV. Dark color resists color change more than light colors. Aliphatic top coats are often used to provide stable color.

IMPORTANT
MIXING ORDER – Jiffy Mixer and Drill Motor Mixing Part A must be in the mixing pail first and the jiffy mixer MUST be moving and mixing the part WHILE the equal amount of Part B is evenly poured into the moving part A. DO NOT reverse this mixing order. Once Part B has been added to the moving Part A, mix the A & B at full speed, moving the Jiffy mixer up, down and around the mixing pail. Mix for no more than 60 seconds, then pour into application IMMEDIATELY —DO NOT WAIT.

Improper mixing may result in product failure.

For best mixing results and proper blending of parts A and B, recommend a Jiffy Mixer style drill mixer.

General Application Instructions

Fill the joint from the bottom up will help reduce air bubbles in the final product by allowing them to rise into the overpour.  Make the application in the joint with a slight over-pour. Trim the over-pour from the joint area about 15 to 20 minutes after installation. Use a very sharp razor cutter to make the cut.  Cutting too soon will leave a poor surface finish as the product may be gummy, while cutting too late could produce a chattered appearance over the surface of the cut product. Monitor the in-place product and do several test cuts then cut when it is ready.

There is no standard set time for the product in cold temperatures.  Cold conditions/temperatures vary.  Once the product is installed in the joint it must be monitored to determine the best time for surface shearing/cutting.  For extreme cold conditions a heat gun can be used to warm product prior to cutting.

Note on cutting: When the 3003 has set and is cut at the suggest time it should cut with less effort than if it is cut after an hour or more. Take care when cutting the product in joints that are wider than standard saw cut control joints, that is, when cutting a wide joint use a slicing action on the cutting rather than a straight on push. ** If a lot of down-ward pressure is exerted on the cutting tool on large joints the razor blade can flex down into the joint and produce a joint surface that is slightly below grade. This is why a slicing action can be helpful, cutting at the right time is suggested and if possible use a non-flexing blade.

Cartridge Use:
3003 is packaged in 300 x 300 ml duplex cartridges. This cartridge uses a standard Manual Duplex Caulking Gun.  Use ONLY the ASTC recommended static mixer for this product. Failure to use proper mixers may result in improperly mixed product and/or poor curing.

1:1 Ratio Machine Application

Use an ASTC recommended 1:1 application machine or equal. Make sure the product is over 72°F before beginning the machine application. Warm the product in the containers as needed to pre-condition as required.

Cold Temperature Application
3003 may be used in cold temperature applications well below zero °F. Set times change very little in cool temperatures and flexibility is maintained.

Cold Applications
When using this product in below zero applications, keep the product and equipment warm, and warm the product to 80°F- 90°F before using.

Temperature & Dehydration

It is important to note that for the best allowable joint performance the temperature of the slab should be considered during the application. It is always important to have the building area, office, warehouse, industrial area or cold storage at its working temperature before filling the control joints. Filling the control joints in warm conditions then reducing the temperature via air condition will produce additional shrinkage to the slab and the joint area via additional dehydration by the air conditioner and the cool of the slab. This effect is dramatic for cold storage facilities. The 3003 when used in cold storage should be applied at the facility’s working temperature.

Joints should not be filled in direct sunlight or while the slab is hot.  Hot slabs have closed control and expansion joints.  The joints of a building slab should be filled when the building is enclosed.   For best results the joints should be filled at the working temperature of the building.  This is important in areas where the ambient temperature and humidity is high.  In warm or hot environments bring the temperature via air conditioning to working temperature then fill the joints.  Failure to fill joints at working temperatures may result in bond rupture.

Moisture Vapor Reduction
3003 is compatible with CMW 8000 used in joints to reduce moisture vapor pressure on joint products.

Limitations
Do not use on wet surfaces or expose part A to moisture. Keep out of direct sunlight and store ten gallon kits on wood pallets at room temperature. Warm product kits on pallets before using. Protect from cold conditions when using this product in cold storage. Always mix part B before using.

 

3003 Data Sheet

3003 Part A SDS

3003 Part B SDS

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