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©2010 Target Fixings Limited v5
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Crack Stitch Near A Corner
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Stone Wall
METHOD STATEMENT
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 reinforcement into the grout to obtain good coverage.
5.
Insert a bead of Bond Flex cementitious grout over the exposed Bar Flex and iron into the slot using the 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 to 45 mm.
b.
Normal vertical spacing between Bar Flex is 450 mm.
c.
Bar Flex to extend a minimum of 500 mm each side of the crack.
d.
Where a crack is within 500 mm of the end of a wall the Bar Flex is to be continued for at least 100mm around