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Polybind Sand

Polybind Sand

Our Original. Time Tested.

High Performance Polymeric Sand
For Concrete Paver, Wetcast & Natural Stone Joints up to 1″

PURE-CLEAR polymers will ensure a beautiful, vibrant and clean paver surface.

Haze Free Technology
20% More Polymers
15 Year Warranty
  • Using purest, clearest polymers
  • Cleaner sand gradation
  • More water repellant
  • Self healing
  • Stronger and more durable polymers
  • Resists freeze/thaw, extreme heat and erosion

Description

Polybind Sand is a unique mixture of polymer binders and calibrated sand available in Nevada Tan and Oxford Grey. The installation of Polybind Sand is almost identical to using regular paver joint sand except for the application of water. Once Polybind Sand sets, it becomes very firm and locks between the paver joints while still retaining flexibility and providing a long lasting, durable jointing material. Polybind Sand is recommended for a variety of uses including pool decks, patios, footpaths, driveways, parking spaces, pavements etc.

Features

  • Advanced Haze Free Technology
  • Can be used for joints up to a maximum of 1 inch (2.5 cm)
  • ASTM C-144 fine gradation allows use in even the tightest joints
  • OSHA silica crystalline compliant (OSHA 29 CFR 1926.1153).
  • Helps prevent weeds and damage caused by burrowing insects
  • Helps prevent erosion due to wind, rain, and freeze thaw cycles
  • For Drainage application, rain safe 1 hour after water activation.
  • Works above 32°F (0°C).
  • Waterproof Bag Can be laid flat and stored outdoors. (Lay bag flat on its back, so front of the bag is facing you.) Pallets can be stored outside

Helps Prevent

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Helps prevent weed sprouting.
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Helps prevent damages caused by insects.
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Helps prevent erosion due to climatic conditions, such as wind, rain and freezing temperatures.

4 BEAUTIFUL COLORS TO CHOOSE FROM

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Never use Polybind Sand when pavers are installed on a concrete slab - Instead use Polybind Complete Sand

POLYBIND SAND INSTALLATION
ON NEW PAVER SURFACE

PREPARATION INFORMATION (Important Notes)

  1. Always refer to the latest Polybind Polymeric Sand Technical Data Sheet at AllianceGator.com before installing Polybind Polymeric Sand.
  2. Drainage Base application, using Polybind Polymeric Sand, for pavers or slabs must be installed according to ICPI Tech Spec #2 non-overlay (www.icpi.org) If pavers are installed over a concrete slab, (overlay application) Polybind Polymeric Sand Complete polymeric sand must be used.
  3. (3mm) Pavers’ sides and top surfaces must be completely dry. Do not apply if the paver surface is damp or wet. The damp or wet surface will cause Polybind Polymeric Sand to prematurely activate and will lead to the polymers sticking on the paver surface.
  4. Do not apply if the paver joints are damp or wet. This will prevent the Polybind Polymeric Sand from properly sliding into the joints and obtaining very densely packed joints, which is critical to the product’s performance.
  5. Temperature must be above 32°F (0°C) with dry conditions (no rain for at least 1 hour) after installing Polybind Polymeric Sand
  6. For all paver surfaces, and particularly around in-ground pools, there must be a slope of 1/8 inch (3 mm) per linear foot away from the edge of the pool or structures to ensure optimal performance of the Polybind Polymeric Sand.
  7. For the pool coping units it is mandatory to use mortar in the joints. For the rest of the paver installation around the pool, you can use Polybind Polymeric Sand.
  8. Do not sweep Polybind Polymeric Sand over asphalt.
  9. For textured or pre-finished surfaces, we recommend to remove all the sand from the paver or slab surface prior to using the plate or roller compactor.

Installation Step 1

Step 1

Step 1

Spread Polybind Polymeric Sand with hard-bristle broom. Make sure the Polybind Polymeric Sand completely fills the joints. Do not use other materials in the joints.

Installation Step 2

Step 2

Step 2

Leave a layer of Polybind Polymeric Sand on the surface to aid in vibrating and consolidating Polybind Polymeric Sand into joints. For textured or pre-finished surfaces, we recommend to remove all the sand from the paver or slab surface prior to using the plate or roller compactor.

Installation Step 3

Step 3

Step 3

Vibrate the Polybind Polymeric Sand into the paver joints using a vibratory plate compactor. A rubber pad is recommended. A roller compactor is best for slab installation.

Installation Step 4

Step 4

Step 4

Joints should be filled up to 1/8 inch (3mm) below the edge or chamfer. It is best to compact in several directions to ensure there are no air gaps or voids in the joints. Repeat steps 1-3 to ensure joints are filled and consolidated. Narrow joints require more care to completely fill.

Installation Step 5

Step 5

Step 5

Sweep off excess Polybind Polymeric Sand from the paved surface, first with a hard-bristle broom, then a soft bristle broom. Take care to leave the height of the polymeric sand at least 1/8 inch (3mm) below the edge or chamfer of the paver surface.

Installation Step 6

Step 6

Step 6

Use a leaf blower to remove all remaining Polybind Polymeric Sand residue from the paved surface.

WATER ACTIVATION (Important Notes)

  1. Work in manageable sections, ideally about 100 sq. ft. at a time, depending on temperature.
  2. Do not allow Polybind Polymeric Sand to wash out of joint.
  3. Never allow paved surface to dry out during the water activation phase.
  4. Watering must be started at the lowest point of the paved surface.
  5. Use a watering gun connected to a hose. Setting should be set to shower.
Installation Step 7

Step 7

Step 7

Shower water on a specific water area of 100 sq.ft., (10sq.m.) wait no longer than 2 to 3 minutes. Proceed to STEP 8.

Installation Step 8

Step 8

Step 8

Shower and rinse simultaneously on a section of approximately 100 sq. ft. (10sq.m.) so as to eliminate any Polybind Polymeric Sand residue left on the pavers. Any Polybind Polymeric Sand residue should go directly into the paver joints. Wait no longer than 2 to 3 minutes. Proceed to STEP 9.

Installation Step 9

Step 9

Step 9

Shower and rinse simultaneously, so as to eliminate any Polybind Polymeric Sand residue. Any residue should go directly into the paver joints. However, stop showering when you see water retention on the paver joints. Wait no longer than 2 to 3 minutes. Proceed to STEP 10. Note: Repeat the directions of steps 7 to 9 for all other areas that have not been showered with water.

Installation Step 10

Step 10

Step 10

Use a leaf blower to remove any excess water remaining on the paver pores and crevices. This blowing action is necessary to help remove any remaining Polybind Polymeric Sand residue left on paver surfaces from the previous steps. Drainage base systems, Polybind Polymeric Sand, sets within 1 hour after water activation at above 32ºF (0ºC) (No rain should occur within 1 hour after water activation).

IMPORTANT The water used in steps 7 to 9 will activate a bonding action as well as condensing Polybind Polymeric Sand in the joints. It is important to water the Polybind Polymeric Sand a total of 3 times, as per steps 7, 8 and 9.Too little water will not properly activate the Polybind Polymeric Sand and will reduce the final performance.

POLYBIND SAND INSTALLATION
FOR AN EXISTING PAVER SURFACE

If using Polybind Polymeric Sand to replace existing jointing materials, old jointing materials need to be completely cleaned out of the joints and pavers completely dry before installing Polybind Polymeric Sand. However, be careful not to disturb the bedding material under the pavers. Follow steps 1 to 10 of Polybind Polymeric Sand installation steps (for a new paver surface).

Clay Pavers: If used on clay pavers make sure they are 100% dry. Clay pavers tend to hold moisture, which can prematurely activate the Polybind Polymeric Sand while the sand is being spread over the paver surface, leaving a residue (always apply on a test area before using the Polybind Polymeric Sand on clay pavers).

Moss:  Polybind Polymeric Sand will not cause nor prevent moss, mold or mildew. Moss, mold and mildew are caused by certain on-site conditions including excess moisture, shade, absence of ventilation, inadequate cleaning or maintenance, presence of soil or other organic debris left on the product.

Please note :Polybind Polymeric Sand can be applied when pavers are installed directly on open graded aggregates that lock or choke themselves. This means the polymeric sand will not migrate through the voids. Do not apply Polybind Polymeric Sand when the pavers are installed directly on aggregates with large voids.

Coverage

Narrow Joints Wide Joints
m2 ft2 m2 ft2
Nevada Tan, Oxford Grey
50 lbs (22.7 kgs)
6.00-7.41 65-85 2.00-3.88 22-42

Quantity required depends on the shape and size of the concrete pavers as well as the width of the joints.

Packaging

Products Retail Size Units per Pallet
Polybind Sand – Nevada Tan 22.7 kg (50 lbs) 56 USA 70 CAN
Polybind Sand – Oxford Grey 22.7 kg (50 lbs) 56 USA 70 CAN

All Polybind Polymeric sand can be stored outside
New waterproof bag, an advanced progressive solution for long-term storage of Polybind Polymeric Sand and Dust products. Whether winter, spring, summer, or fall your polymeric sand and dust is protected.

FOR USE ON AND REQUIRED
SUB-SURFACE PREPARATION

Polybind Polymeric Sand is recommended for a variety of uses including pool decks, patios, footpaths, driveways, parking spaces, pavements etc. The concrete pavers must be installed on a drainage base system composed of 2 layers. The upper layer can have a maximum of 1 inch (2.5 cm) of bedding sand. The lower layer must have a minimum of 6 inches (15.4 cm) of crushed stone compacted at 98 % Proctor density. (See diagram on the left).

Alliance is the only polymeric sand manufacturer that provides a one-hour setting time and Alliance enables you to perform this work at any temperature above 32°F (0°C). Collect your dues earlier for work done better and sooner and start your season earlier and extend it at least two months.

Set Time

Polybind is the only polymeric sand manufacturer that provides a one-hour setting time. Other polymeric sands require you to come back the following day to finish your work, and potential rainfall during the same day as the sand’s application would normally wash out the sand from the paver joints. But with Polybind, you will be able to collect your dues earlier for work done better and sooner.

Also, who else in the polymeric sand industry but Polybind enables you to perform this work at any temperature above 32°F (0°C), start your season earlier and extend it at least two months? With the competition, you have to wait for Mother Nature to give you a comfortable 59°F (15°C), you get two months less work time and a lower profit margin.

15 year limited warranty

Please note that this limited warranty applies when the product is used for residential purposes exclusively (home owners or contractors using the product for single or multi-unit dwellings that are exclusively for residential use). The manufacturer cannot guarantee results, as it has no control over surface and sub-surface preparation and product application. (Proper installation of pavers or slabs to ensure long-term stability of work, including granular foundation* of certified crushed stone of 0-3/4 inch (0-20 mm) minimum of 6 inches (15cm). bedding sand layer (maximum of 1 inch (25mm) bedding layer and appropriate installation of borders in accordance with above specified method for applying product). However, for a period of 15 years from purchase, the manufacturer agrees to refund the purchase price, if the product is proven to be defective, and on the condition that it was installed pursuant to the method of application of surface and sub-surface preparation described above, Proof of purchase is required for any claim.

Exclusion of responsibility

THE PARTIES AGREE THAT REFUND OF THE PURCHASE PRICE AS STATED IS THE ONLY OBLIGATION OF THE MANUFACTURER. IN ALL EVENTS, THE MANUFACTURER SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY OTHER DAMAGES OR COSTS (INCLUDING REMOVAL OR REINSTALLATION OF SAND OR PAVERS) WHATSOEVER, DIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL. TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, THE MANUFACTURER EXCLUDES ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF QUALITY, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR PURPOSE.

Alliance Designer Products inc. excludes any responsibility for the presence of moss, mold, mildew, or similar factors that may occur on the product after its installation. Alliance Designer Products inc. excludes any responsibility for use of Polybind Sand with Clay Pavers or any installation not installed to manufacturer’s specifications and ICPI Tech Spec #2.

* ICPI Tech Spec #2 ( Construction of Interlocking Concrete Pavements)

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