ROCKMAX BACKER ROD
CLOSED CELL POLYETHYLENE FOAM ROD FOR JOINTS

 

INTRODUCTION

Rockmax Backer Rod is a closed cell polyethylene foam in round shape with good mechanical properties suitable for use in joints before sealant applications.

AREA OF USES


Rockmax Backer Rod can be used for back up material in grooves, joints, gaps before sealant applications. The area of works such as expansion joints, construction joints, movement joints, curtain walls, cladding, precast concrete joints, horizontal slab joints, etc.


ADVANTAGES


  • Flexible and compressible.
  • Light weight.
  • UV resistance.
  • Proper shape.
  • Can absorb thermal expansion.
  • Easy to install.

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    APPLICATION AND INSTALLATION


    APPLICATION

    Measure the width of the gap. The backer rod diameter must be 20-25% bigger than the width of the gap. Insert the backer rod in to the gap with the designed depth.

    PACKAGING

    100 meter/roll.
    50 meter/roll (for 25mm and 50mm).

    STORAGE

    Storage in shade and dry condition. Avoid from frost, water, moisture and high temperature (min-max 5-40ÂșC). Do not expose to sun light.