How to fill awkward or large gaps around pipework or fixings

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Ensure surfaces are clean and free from grease and loose material. Do not apply in very cold or hot (Below 5 or above 25 degrees) conditions. Ensure good ventilation.

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Cover furniture, carpets and surroundings areas before use.

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Mask off wood and brickwork.

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Moisten surface to help the foam cure and expand, e.g. use a plant spray.

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Remove cap carefully, holding can away from face on a flat horizontal surface.

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Shake can vigorously approx. 20 times to mix contents.

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Select applicator nozzle, dependant on bead size required and carefully screw onto valve, taking care not to activate the valve. Do not over-tighten.

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Hold can upside-down away from face.

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Use applicator nozzle as shown on leaflet inside cap

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Apply light pressure to nozzle to test. Vary pressure to adjust rate of foam.

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Start filling at the lowest point shaking can from time to time during use.

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If using more than one layer of foam, spray lightly with water between layers.

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Do not overfill – the foam will expand 2.5 times the initial volume extruded.

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Foam will be tack free in about 20 minutes. It can be cut, sanded, plastered, or painted after twelve hours and will be fully cured in 12 -24 hours.

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If exposed to sunlight, the foam should be painted or coated.

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Find your nearest Polycell stockist:

You can find Polycell products in many supermarkets, major DIY stores and smaller independent stores throughout the UK. The range they stock may vary, so it's a good idea to check product availability with them in advance to avoid disappointment.