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How To Apply MasterEmaco® P 124 Primer

MasterEmaco P 124 Steel Reinforcement Primer & Bonding Agent, 6-gallon kit package
MasterEmaco P 124 Steel Reinforcement Primer & Bonding Agent packaged in a 6-gallon kit

Watch how to apply MasterEmaco P 124 steel reinforcement primer and bonding agent (Video Transcript). Then learn more about the materials, tools and accessories required to do the job safely and efficiently.

MasterEmaco P 124 Primer Application Video Transcript

  • Concrete must be structurally sound and fully cured
  • Remove all oxidation and scale from the exposed reinforcing steel in accordance with Technical Guide No. 310.1R
  • Surface to be repaired must be saturated-surface dry (SSD) prior to the application of MasterEmaco P124, when used as a bonding agent with ICRI Technical Guide No. 310.1R
  • Precondition all components to 70 degrees Fahrenheit (21 degrees Celsius)
  • Pour contents of Part A and Part B into a clean mixing bucket
  • Blend the components for 2 minutes
  • Slowly add all of Part C. Use the appropriate drill paddle to thoroughly mix the components.
  • Apply MasterEmaco P 124 using a stiff brush or broom
  • Work the bonding agent thoroughly into the substrate
  • When applying to rebar, two coats of 10 mils (0.25 mm) are required
  • Protect the bonding agent from direct sunlight and temperature above 95 degrees Fahrenheit (35 degrees Celsius)
  • Refer to the MasterEmaco P 124 technical data guide for more information.

Primer Application Materials, Tools and Accessories

Materials, Tools and Accessories – Shown

  • Protective Gloves – 4-mil nitrile, disposable glove
  • Protective Clothing – Long-sleeve sweatshirt
  • MasterEmaco P 124 Primer – Water-based epoxy-cementitious bonding agent, also used to coat and protect rebar
  • Cordless Drill
  • Paddle – Jiffy Mixer or similar
  • Drill Attachment/Brush
  • Brush.

Precautionary Accessories – Not Shown

Refer to the MasterEmaco P 124 Safety Data Sheet (SDS) for more information.

  • Eye Protection
  • Face Protection
  • Respiratory Protection – In case of inadequate ventilation.