Alpha A1857 has been specially developed for fixing mineral wool fire protection systems. It is also suitable for fixing other insulation products where a fire resistant adhesive is needed.
Alpha A1857 has good aging properties, contains no solvent and conforms to the latest environmental legislation.
Easy to apply
Ready to use
Alpha A1857 is suitable for the following applications:
- Mineral wool to MDF
- Mineral wool to steel
The following technical information and data should be considered representative or typical only, therefore the information should not be used for specification purpose.
The performance data presented here has been determined by Alpha Adhesives & Sealants Limited standard test methods and are average values that should not be used for specification purposes. Our recommendations on the use of this product are based on tests believed to be reliable. It is advised that users conduct their own tests to determine the suitability of the product for their specific application.
HANDLING & APPLICATIONS
The general application information presented here is based upon typical conditions determined by Alpha Adhesives & Sealants Limited testing. Our recommendations on the use of this product are based on methods believed to be reliable. It is advised that users conduct their own tests to determine the suitability of the product for their specific application.
All surfaces should be dry, clean and free from dust, grit, wax, grease or oil using Alpha T161 or a suitable cleaner.
The following application method should only be used as a guideline. It is advised that the user conducts preliminary tests to ensure they are using the adhesive correctly for their own purpose.
- Apply the A1857 to the surface using a serrated trowel having 1/16 inch triangular notches, spaced at 3/16 inch centres. Coat two to three square yards at a time.
- Place the material in position and press or roll down firmly to eliminate air pockets and ensure even, overall contact.
All bonded asssemblies should be allowed to dry for a minimum of 48 hours.
For wet material, it is advised that any spillages be cleaned up immediately with a damp cloth before the adhesive can fully dry.
Dried adhesive can be cleaned with Alpha Cleaner T 161.
HEALTH & SAFETY INFORMATION
Alpha A1857 is classified as non-hazardous according to Directive EC 1272/2008. Please refer to the Alpha A1857 Safety Data Sheet for further health & safety information.
Alpha A1857 should be stored in its original container, with the lid tightly secured, in dry conditions and at temperatures between 5°C and 25°C. Alpha A1857 will keep satisfactorily for up to 18 months from date of manufacture if stored according to the recommended conditions.
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