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How is Rhino Carbon Fiber installed

How is Rhino Carbon Fiber installed


1PREPARATION

a. Locate where Rhino Carbon Fiber (CF) Straps will be installed

b. Mark spot with marker

NOTE (Per ACI Guideline)

• CF Straps should always be installed 4′ on center

• CF Straps should be placed in between mortar joints

Tools Marker

Preparation marking
illustration of a wall with rhino carbon fiber

• 01: Sill Plate • 02: Sill Plate Bracket • 03: Carbon Fiber Strap • 04: Carbon Fiber Pin • 05: Concrete Floor


2GRIND

a. Grind foundation wall the vertical length of where CF Straps will be installed

b. CF Straps should span sill plate to floor

c. Remove caulk/latex/etc. From mortar joints

d. Achieve a “bare block” or “bare foundation” wall

e. use mortor joints as guide

Tools Grinder

Grinding


3MARK

a. Pre-mark drill holes with pencil or pen for the Sill Plate Bracket

b. Make sure Sill Plate Bracket is level with top of fundation wall

c. An uneven Bracket will cause splitting and damage to the sill plate

Tools Pencil / Pen

Marking


4DRILL

a. Pre-drill holes using a 1/4″ drill bit

b. Holes will ensure a smoth mounting process for the combined Sill Plate Bracket and CF Strap

Tools Power Drill & 1/4″ Bit

Grinding


5DRILL FOOTING

a. Pre-drill hole at a 45 degree in the center of the strip

Tools Power Drill & 1/4″ Bit

Drill Footing


6ATTACH

a. Measure wall from floor to top sill plate

b. Measure CF Strap and cut to length

c. Prepare CF Strap and Sill Plate Bracket using diagram below

d. Apply epoxy to all sides of CF Strap to ensure a secure bond between sill plate and Sill Bracket when

e. Use mortor joints as guide

Tools Tape measure, Scissors, Latex Gloves, Epoxy bottle & Caulk

Attach
Apply Epoxy
Fold


7MOUNT

a. Mount Sill Plate Bracket using diagram below

b. Check level of Sill Plate Brackeet to ensure a secure fit to sill plate

c. Fasten (2) 3/8 x 2 lag bolts to Sill Plate Bracket

Tools & Hardware Hammer, Level, (2) 3/8 x 2 Lag Bolts & (2) Flat Washers

Mount
Check Level
Fasten Lag Bolts


8EPOXY

a. Apply poxy to foundation wall and CF Strap using the diagram below

b. Once sufficient coating of epoxy applied to foundation wall, lay down CF Strap over epoxy making sure CF Strap is plumb with ground

c. Use squeege over epoxy for both foundation wall and CF Strap

d. Use light strokes with squuegee to spread epoxy evenly focusing on the edges for a clean and secure installation

Tools Epoxy, Caulk Gun & Squeegee

Epoxy
Lift CF Strap & Apply Epoxy to wall
Squeegee epoxy to foundation wall
Apply CF Strap & Coat with epoxy


9ANCHOR

a. Secure bottom of CF Strap using the diagram below

b. Apply a sufficient coating of epoxy to foundation wall, CF Strap and twisted CF Pin

c. Use light strokes with squeegee to spread epoxy evenly focusing on the edges for a clean and secure installation

Tools Power Drill, 3/4″ Bit, Epoxy, Caulk Gun & Squeegee

Anchor
Apply Epoxy to hole
Apply epoxy to wall


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