FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Rapid Set Low-P Shotcrete is a specialty mortar that produces a fast setting, low-permeability, ASR resistant, corrosion resistant, concrete repair material.
No. The high-performance properties come from the Rapid Set cement in the mix.
In most applications, bonding agents are not required. Please follow surface preparation recommendations on Rapid Set products technical datasheets. If a bonding agent is required because these conditions cannot be met, or if the use of bonding agents is mandated, follow the bonding agent manufacturerӳ recommendation for installation. Rapid Set Cement All and Mortar Mix have been successfully applied in conjunction with a wide variety of surface applied bonding agents, including epoxy systems. Selection and suitability of the bonding agent is the responsibility of the specifier and/or the installer.
Low-P Shotcrete is used for tunnel interiors, underneath bridge decks, and other vertical and overhead shotcrete applications where low chloride ion permeability, corrosion resistance, and fast strength gain are desired. Low-P Shotcrete can be applied anywhere conventional dry processed shotcrete is used.
Blending with other products may give unpredictable results and is not recommended. The use of Rapid Set approved additives and various colors are acceptable.