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Dexpan Frequent Asked
much area will a 44lbs box of Dexpan® fill?
A 44lbs. Box of Dexpan® would cover approximately
34-36 linear feet.
big or small can I drill my holes?
For best results it is recommended to use a 1½”
It is not recommended to exceed 2½”
or go less then 1” in diameter.
far apart can I space my holes?
Recommended spacing is as follows:
Depending on the density of the rock/concrete
will determine the hole spacing. If you are
working with reinforced concrete, it is highly
recommended to use 1’ centers. In rock, Dexpan®
has been known to range in spacing up to 2’!!
It is recommended to test out the density of
your stone first by drilling holes starting at
12”, then to 16” then to 18” then to 24” then
determine what will work best for your stone.
Depending on your hole size will also determine
your spacing. Using a 1½ diameter hole we
recommend that the holes are 12” apart in
reinforced concrete. Using a 2” diameter hole
you can extend out to 18” – 24” spacing, once
again depending on the density of the stone.
Remember that Dexpan® is a “controlled agent”,
you may cut your stone to your desired size, by
just making sure that your lines are set on 1’
do I determine what type of Dexpan® to use?
Determine the type to use by checking the
(Dexpan III: 23º-50ºF, Dexpan II: 50º-77º, Dexpan I:
is the best time to apply Dexpan®?
Best time to apply Dexpan® would be early in the
morning or late in the afternoon, this is HIGHLY
recommended in extremely hot temperatures.
night application, please consult our technical
dept. 575-874-9188 ext. 112
causes the Dexpan® to blow out?
You may get a blow out if there is no expansive
space. Or the holes are spaced to far apart.
You can get a blow out if you do your application in
the middle of the day when the temperature is at its
You may also experience blow outs if you hole
diameter exceeds recommended hole diameter.
You may also experience blow outs if using core
drill bits. Note: There has been much success using
core bits, this is just a possibility.
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