Plasters & Masonry
Vetoblock Mortar AAC

Adhesive for autoclaved aerated concrete block

Uses
For laying internal or external autoclave aerated concrete blocks & panels.
For laying other types of aerated blocks or panels.
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Technical Information
Product Description

Vetoblock Mortar AAC is a powder adhesive composed of hydraulic binders, bonding agent, selected aggregates synthetic resins and special additives. It is supplied as a dry powder in pre-weighed bags ready to use on site, which requires only addition of clean water to produce easily workable mortar. Vetobock Mortar AAC is ideal for fixing autoclaved aerated concrete blocks & panels.

Advantages
  • Factory controlled pre-blend ensures consistent high quality.
  • Requires only addition of water on-site at the time of usage.
  • High Adhesion.
  • Good mechanical strength.
  • Excellent workability.
  • Suitable for internal & external applications.
Compiliance Standard
  • BSEN 998-2 Type T
Packaging & Coverage

Vetoblock Mortar AAC is supplied in 25 & 50 kg Bags, Consumption: 1.3 - 1.5 Kg/m2/ 1mm thickness

Stated consumptions data are for general guidance. Actual consumption depends on the nature of substrate, method of application and wastage.

Shelf Life & Storage

Original sealed bags of Vetoblock Mortar AAC has a shelf life of 12 months provided it is stored clear of ground in a dry shaded place below 25ºC.

Colors
White, Grey
Application Information
Instructions for use

Mixing
Add to the mixing container 12.5-15 litres of clean water for 50 Kg bag of Vetoblock Mortar AAC. Add the powder to the water and mix with a mechanical plaster mixer or low speed electric drill fitted with a suitable paddle for 3-4 minutes, until a uniform, lump-free consistency is achieved.
Leave the mixed material to stand for 10 min and briefly remix without addition of water.
Manual mixing is allowed for small batch quantities by mixing for approx. 1-2 min, or when homogenous mix is achieved.

Application
Neutralize the suction of the block surface with water before applying mortar. Any excess water should be removed.
Ensure that the first layer of blocks is fixed proper with perfect alignment.
The Vetoblock Mortar AAC is spread with trowel on the surface and joints where the blocks are to be mounted. 
Vetoblock Mortar AAC should be applied in a thin layer to enable the continuity of thermo-insulation of the blocks. Leave a space of about 2 cm between the top of block wall and the bottom of slab or beam in order to avoid formation of cracks along the wall. This cavity should be filled with compressible material.
If the blocks are laid directly on a floor with possible humidity rising, it is recommended to apply a proper damp course system first.

Cleaning
All tools should be cleaned immediately after finishing by water. Hardened materials can be cleaned mechanically.

Surface Preparation

The AAC block/panel surface should be sound, clean, free from loose material, grease, laitance, dirt, curing compound, etc.
Prior to Vetoblock Mortar AAC application, wet the entire surfaces with clean potable water and surface should look damp at the time of VetoBlock Mortar application.

Limitation
  • After application, avoid rapid evaporation of water that may cause the small superficial fissures appearance due to plastic shrinkage.
  • Damp the surface for the initial 48 hours by spraying water and covering it with impermeable sheets. Subsequent plastering may commence after 1 day during summer, and preferably after 2-3 days during winter season.
  • The product should not be exposed to moving water during application.
  • Do not apply the product at temperature less than +5ºC. During summer season the working area must be covered to prevent ill-effects from direct sun.
Additional Information
Health & Sefety

Vetoblock Mortar AAC is highly alkaline therefore avoid direct contact with eyes or skin. It is recommended to use protective gloves and goggles during application. Any skin contact should be wash with soap & water. In case of eyes irritation, immediately wash with copious amount of clean cold water. Seek medical advice.
Vetoblock Mortar AAC is non-flammable.
For further information, please refer to material safety data sheet.

Important note

Saveto endeavors to ensure that any advice, recommendations, information it may give, is accurate and correct. It cannot accept any liability either directly or indirectly arising from the use of its products, because it has no direct or continuous control over where or how its products are applied, whether or not in accordance with any advice, specification, recommendation or information given by us. Saveto has the right to change any of the specifications mentioned in the Technical data sheets upon its discretion without prior notification.

Hard copies of TDSs are printed once or twice a year, while our technical data sheets are continuously being updated as per R&D improvements and new 3rd party testing; kindly refer to our website for the latest updated TDSs.

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