How to.............?
©2010 Target Fixings Limited v5
1.
Rake out or cut slots into horizontal mortar joint to specified depth and at required vertical spacing.
2.
Vacuum out the slots and thoroughly flush with water.
3.
Using the grout gun insert a bead of Bond Flex cementitious grout into the back of the slot.
4.
Push the Bar Flex crack stitch into the grout to obtain good coverage.
5.
Insert a bead of Bond Flex cementitious grout over the exposed rod and iron into the slot using finger trowel.
6.
Point up or fill the joint and leave ready for any decoration.

Guidance Notes :  Unless specified otherwise the following criteria are to be used.
a.
Depth of slot to be 25 - 35mm.
b.
Bar Flex to extend a minimum of 500mm each side of the crack.
c.
Normal vertical spacing of crack stitches is 450mm (6 brick courses).
d.
Where a crack is within 500mm of the end of a wall (as in A above) the Bar Flex is to be continued for at least 100mm around the corner and fixed into the adjoining wall.
e.
Where a crack is within 500mm of an opening (as in B above) the Bar Flex is to be bent back and fixed into the reveal.
Crack Stitch
METHOD STATEMENT
BF
01
A
BF
01
B