FAQ: UNIQUE® Overhead and Vertical Repair Mortar
Answers to frequently asked questions about UNIQUE® Overhead and Vertical Repair Mortar (OHVR).
Here is where you can learn all about UNIQUE® Overhead and Vertical repair mortar: Questions about packaging, shelf life, preferred applications, placement limitations, curing process, and much more. These are the answers to your questions.
What type of product is UNIQUE OHVR repair mortar?
UNIQUE Overhead and Vertical Repair Mortar is a volume stable special blend of Pozzolanic Cement, proprietary ingredients and blended polymers.
What are the preferred applications for UNIQUE OHVR repair mortar?
Use UNIQUE OHVR repair mortar can be used for non-structural repairs to concrete, mortar, brick, stone and mortarless stack and bond block applications.
How deep or shallow can UNIQUE OHVR repair mortar be used?
UNIQUE OHVR repair mortar can be used from featheredge to 4″.
What are the placement limitations for UNIQUE OHVR repair mortar?
Do not use UNIQUE OHVR repair mortar applications on unsound concrete or like surfaces.
What is the curing time for UNIQUE OHVR repair mortar?
2 to 4 hours.
Do I need to add any curing agents or other additives to UNIQUE OHVR repair mortar?
All you need to do is just add UNIQUE OHVR repair mortar to the pre-measured water.
How can I delay or speed up the set time for UNIQUE OHVR repair mortar?
You can extend the cure time of UNIQUE OHVR repair mortar by using cold or ice cold water and speed up the set time by using warm or hot water.
What is the best way to cure the UNIQUE OHVR repair mortar repair?
Damp cure all UNIQUE OHVR repair mortar installations. Begin curing as soon as the surface has lost its moist sheen. Keep exposed surfaces wet for a minimum of 1 hour. When experiencing extended setting times, due to cold temperature or the use of retarder, longer cure times may be required. The objective of damp curing shall be to maintain the continuously wet surface until the product has achieved sufficient strength.
Do I need anything special to clean my tools or other items?
No, UNIQUE® concrete products are water soluble prior to drying. Clean container and tools with water prior to the material drying.
What is the coverage rate of UNIQUE OHVR repair mortar?
50 pounds of UNIQUE OHVR repair mortar yields approximately 0.54 cubic ft of finished product when mixed with 6 quarts of potable water.
What type of packaging is available for UNIQUE OHVR repair mortar?
UNIQUE OHVR repair mortar is available in 50, 20 and 10 pound plastic pails and in 50 lb. poly lined paper bags by special order.
What is the shelf life for a pail of UNIQUE OHVR repair mortar?
Two years if stored in an unopened pail according to ACI Guidelines.
Features and Benefits
Multi Use – Interior or exterior use
Excellent Adhesion – To concrete surfaces and bond strength
Durable – Freeze-thaw resistant, Sulfate resistant, volume stable
Versatile – Applicable to virtually every vertical concrete application from featheredge to 4″
User Friendly – Self-curing, easy clean up with water