Ultrascape Flowpoint: Rapid Setting Grout
Instarmac UltraScape Flowpoint grout exceeds all the requirements of the latest British Standard. It has been in use for over 20 years in a variety of project environments including public realm, landscaping and domestic. UltraScape Flowpoint is synonymous with fast application, cost effective and robust jointing.
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Natural Grey & Charcoal
Open to foot traffic in 1 hour
Open to vehicular traffic in 4 hours
Exceptional bond strength
Mixes quickly on-site with water
Initial set after 15 minutes at 20°C
Economical to use
Conforms to BS 7533
Ideal for large-scale projects
Available in charcoal and natural grey
Approved for use on the London Underground and Overground
25kg paper bags
NBS Plus registered for ease of specification
UltraScape Flowpoint is a fully pre-mixed dry-pack which only requires the addition of water on-site. It can fill joints from 5mm-50mm wide with a minumum target depth of 20mm, up to 200mm in one application. This highly fluid grout achieves a final compressive strength of 49.6N/mm2 (results achieved using 4.25 litres of water per 25kg bag), and will reach initial set in 30 minutes, will accept light foot traffic after 1 hour, and vehicular traffic after 4 hours (dependent upon temperature).
MIXING AND APPLICATION;
Once the paving is ready to receive the grout the following method must be adhered to: Immediately prior to jointing it must be ensured that the joints are free from debris and all ponded water removed. The paving surface and joints must be pre-soaked and kept wet until the jointing process has been completed. A 25kg bag requires 4.25 litres of water and must be mixed for between 3 and 5 minutes until a smooth lump-free consistency has been achieved. Apply the mortar without delay. Do not store liquid mortar other than in transit from mixer. It must be carefully forced into the joints using a suitable rubber squeegee. The mortar should be constantly moved over the surface to repeatedly top up joints in which the mortar may have slumped following initial placement. Use the rubber squeegee to remove as much mortar as possible from the surface. The surface must be kept constantly moist using a soft spray of water. When the jointing mortar has hardened sufficiently or achieved its initial set the paving surface must be cleaned using a brush and copious amounts of water. Cleaning must be carried out thoroughly and no mortar must be allowed to remain on the surface of the paving.
Please note: a small trial should be done to ensure compatibility with the stone being used as it is impossible to test all stone types. Wash all tools frequently. Mix only enough material to apply in 4 minutes. Never remix or add extra water. Wear protective clothing. Avoid skin and eye contact – wet cement can burn the skin. Cool temperatures retard, warm temperatures accelerate.