ARDEX BACA™ is a two component, brush or spray applied coating used as an anti-corrosion agent for reinforcing steel, as well as a bonding agent for fresh concrete or mortar to existing concrete surfaces that have been prepared for repair. Use ARDEX BACA as a bonding slurry on properly prepared concrete patches or apply it directly to reinforcing steel in concrete to protect against corrosion and rust once embedded.
Used in all types of horizontal or vertical concrete repairs and shotcrete installations, ARDEX BACA is recommended for all types of applications.
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- Portland cement/epoxy-based coating
- Two component system for easy field batching
- Exceptional bond strength for concrete repairs
- Protects reinforcing steel against rust and corrosion
- Long open time
- Allows concrete to breathe, can be applied above, on or below grade
- Clean up with water only
- Low VOC’s, non-flammable
Available as kit:
Part A: 1 gallon (3.78 L) liquid
Part B: 28 lbs. (12.7 kg) powder
Deteriorated concrete joint on the primary landing runway; Limited time to complete the repair; The repair required extremely fast strength gain in order to reopen the runway. Featured products: ARDEX BACA and ARDEX TRM.
Bed Bath & Beyond Mexico
With the complete removal of the existing terrazzo, time was tight to complete the installation of the specified polished topping and vinyl flooring. They needed a deep fill that permitted the installation of self-levelers as quickly as possible, that could withstand the stress of the mechanical polishing process, and that allowed other trades to continue working to open the store on time.
University pool over flow tank had exposed, rusty rebar and spalled and gouged concrete. Waterproofing was required. Quick turnaround time as September deadline approached. Small confined spaces. Featured Products: ARDEX B 20™, ARDEX ARDICOAT™ PLUS, ARDEX TRM™, ARDEX BACA™ and ARDEX OVP™.
Downtown Dallas Office Building
Sidewalk grates allowed water to penetrate sub-level concrete beams along the ceiling. This caused the square rebar to expand and spall the beams. Some beams sustained loss of sections. Pipes and conduit were intertwined within the rebar cage. FEATURED PRODUCT: ARDEX BONDING & ANTI-CORROSION AGENT™
FSG Electric Office Building
Facility Solutions Group (FSG) is one of the nation’s largest single-source providers of lighting and electrical products, electrical services, electrical construction, energy management solutions and signage. The exterior sealant on an older FSG office building in Dallas, TX was deteriorated and failing. The failure of this sealant allowed for water infiltration at the vertical tilt wall panels. Over time, the water penetrated through the concrete to the rebar. FEATURED PRODUCT: ARDEX BACA™ Bonding & Anti-Corrosion Agent
George Bush Turnpike- Dallas, TX
A car fire on the side of the George Bush Turnpike near Exit 161 compromised the integrity of the highway and the concrete perimeter barrier. Both were in immed... FEATURED PRODUCT: ARDEX AM 100™ Pre-Tile Repair Mortar
This residential complex experienced deterioration of the balconies and façade. Spalling and exposed rebar called the integrity of the balconies into question. Repairs had to be sound, timely and aesthetically pleasing. <br />
FEATURED PRODUCT: ARDEX B 20™ Overhead & Vertical Repair Mortar
Herman Clark Stadium
The Herman Clark Stadium was built in 1970. The large sloped concrete façade that makes up the entrance to the stadium had become damaged and deteriorated and was in dire need of restoration. FEATURED PRODUCT: ARDEX FDM™ Full Depth Repair Mortar
Honeyman Hardware Lofts
Remodeling of a 100-year-old historical building required a tight turnaround because tenants were displaced. Water damage caused by 70 leaking windows threatened structural integrity during freeze-thaw cycles. Lead and asbestos were present.
J Crew, Brooks Brothers & Winners
Severe leveling – up to 4 inches; Fast-track 28,500 sq. ft.; Fast dry times needed; Product availability. Featured Products: AMP, LT 65, ERM and BACA.
Leesburg Executive Airport
The concrete poured at the south apron had some topical fracturing up to 1/2- inch deep. The cracking that occurred was on a broad scale. FEATURED PRODUCT: ARDEX ERM™ Exterior Ramp Mortar
Repair and restoration of the exterior of a luxury hotel revealed the rebar termination points were corroding causing the concrete to spall and crack. Spalling occurred along the vertical exterior up to the 27th floor. FEATURED PRODUCT: ARDEX B 20™ Overhead & Vertical Repair Mortar
Oakville GO Transit Rail Parking Deck
Misalignment of concrete precast frames would delay window installation until structural repairs could be made. Freezing, thawing and debonding were a concern since the repair was more than 50 feet high. FEATURED PRODUCT: ARDEX OVP™ Overhead Vertical Patch
Overlea Health and Rehabilitation Center
Cracking and spalling, rust staining and complete deterioration in some areas was caused by stair treads that rusted and pulled away from the concrete. The situation was complicated by deteriorating rebar. FEATURED PRODUCT: ARDEX B 20™ Overhead & Vertical Repair Mortar
Phoenix Office Building
An open-air space in the center of the eighth, ninth and tenth floors required a 25-by-15-foot section of the existing concrete be cut out and a 15-by-75-foot section of the roof was removed. A 3-by-3 inch gap exposed existing reinforcing steel. FEATURED PRODUCT: ARDEX ERM™ Exterior Ramp Mortar