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COMPATIBILITY THROUGH TRADITIONAL MATERIALS

VoidSpan Pozzolanic Hydraulic Lime Grouts and Binders contain a blended hydraulic binder and sand, with less than 2% chemical admixtures by weight.

Our formulations contain lime, pozzolan and, in our PHLc products, a very small amount of cement. By combining the forgiving properties of lime with the more rapid, airless cure of a hydraulic binder, we have created more breathable, “softer” materials that are compatible with historic masonry structures, while meeting the logistical demands of today.

Our careful, quantity-controlled blending of lime and pozzolan in just the right proportion allows for complete reaction of the lime, without the residuals that can bleed out of the masonry and cause streaking in non-hydraulic lime applications.

VoidSpan Pozzolanic Hydraulic Lime Grouts and Binders contain no significant chlorides or corrosive materials. The ultra-low 0.06% shrinkage is achieved without the use of chemical shrinkage compensators, which can sometimes cause damage when in contact with embedded metal elements.

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High Durability, Breathability and Adhesion

VoidSpan Pozzolanic Hydraulic Lime Grouts and Binders are extremely frost-resistant. For example, in laboratory freeze-thaw tests our PHLc has repeatedly outlasted traditional mortar formulations, with freeze-thaw resistance approaching that of Indiana limestone. Our grouts are more breathable than most cementitious grouts and within close range of most late 19th- century and early-to-mid 20th -century mortars. Our grouts are also more adhesive than cohesive, with a tenacious bond to substrate materials. The intent is to accommodate forced movements sacrificially, rather than through de-bonding or causing damage to the substrate.

Structural Predictability

Even with their lower, more compatible strengths, VoidSpan Hydraulic Lime Grouts are structurally stable and predictable materials. VoidSpan PHLc can be used as a combination void filler and structural adhesive on large-scale applications, and is specifically formulated to support daily three-foot grout lifts with limited bracing. The first three-foot lift is able to support its own weight plus two fluid three-foot lifts above it within two days. VoidSpan PHLc70 has similar mechanical properties but is specifically formulated for smaller scale applications.
Worker feeding Voidspan PHL grout into a column base

VoidSpan CG70 Fine Grout being fed into a column base at the
National Arboretum for the Smithsonian.

Simple to Mix, Easy to Use

VoidSpan PHLc comes in 50-lb. bags or in recyclable 5-gallon plastic pails, each to be mixed with one gallon of water. It also comes in 3,000lb “Super-sacks”.

VoidSpan PHLc70 comes in 1 and 5 gallon containers to be mixed with 1 part water for 5 to 5.5 parts PHLc70 by volume.

Our grouts are very flowable products that can be placed by gravity feeding, pumping and cylinder injection. They can travel relatively long distances in properly prepared and contained cavities and narrow cracks.

“The #500 Series PHLc Gravity Feed Grout allowed us to grout inject an entire masonry structure in 1 season because of its ability to cure quickly and allow successive lifts.”MICHAEL C. MUCCI, ALLEGRONE CONSTRUCTION

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PORT ANCHORS & TIES

The grout-injecting VoidSpan Port Anchor (patent pending) is a stainless steel anchor that can span internal voids to tie masonry together while providing an integral port through which voids can be inspected, cleaned, pre-dampened and grouted. LEARN MORE...

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VoidSpan Pozzolanic Hydraulic Lime Grouts and Binders are extremely frost-resistant. For example, in laboratory freeze-thaw tests our PHLc has repeatedly outlasted traditional mortar formulations, with freeze-thaw resistance approaching that of Indiana limestone. LEARN MORE...

CLEANING & INSTALLATION TOOLS

Voidspan provides everything you need for a successful project. Our installation tools, paired with out guides and resources, will help you complete your project. LEARN MORE...

 

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