BF·08 Beaming (Solid Wall)


Diagram of Method Statement

Method Statement

  1. Rake out or cut slots into horizontal mortar joint to specified depth and at required vertical spacings
  2. Vacuum out the slots and thoroughly flush with water
  3. Insert a 10mm (approx) depth bead of Bond Flex cementitious grout into the back of the slot
  4. Push the first piece of Bar Flex reinforcing into the bead of grout to obtain good even coverage
  5. Insert a second 10mm (approx) depth bead of Bond Flex cementitious grout up against first piece of Bar Flex and existing grout
  6. Push second piece of Bar Flex reinforcing into the bead of grout to obtain good even coverage
  7. Insert a further bead of Bond Flex cementitious grout over the exposed Bar Flex and iron into the slot using the finger trowel
  8. Point up or fill the joint and leave ready for any decoration
Guidelines
  1. Depth of slot to be 55 to 70mm
  2. Where the Bar Flex have to be joined in long runs a minimum of 500mm overlap should be allowed
  3. Top and bottom reinforcements should be positioned as far apart as practicable, up to a maximum distance equivalent to 12 brick courses (approx 900mm)

Materials

Bar Flex (6mm) Water Bond Flex (Mixed)

Tooling

Grinder Pointing Gun Vacuum Finger Trowel

Safety Equipment

Hearing Protection Gloves Eye Protection Dust Mask

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