is a highly expansive Rock Splitting Mortar to break, cut or demolish rock, concrete and reinforced concrete in circumstances
where explosives cannot be used for safety reasons. It is ideal for projects where surrounding buildings or other structures would be damaged by flying debris or shock waves.
It is environmentally friendly.
It releases no toxic or harmful substances of any kind.
It is non-explosive.
Supervision of trained personnel is non essential. Dā-mite®
requires no special precautions if kept in a cool, dry environment. The product is not
sensitive to electrical discharge or currents.
It maximizes production time.
Work crews do not have to shut down when a blast occurs. In underground or confined space applications, crews to do not have to wait for "smoke" to
clear. Crew time is maximized.
It is simple to use.
It can be used by just about anyone. Dā-mite®
's use is applicable for commercial and civil construction projects, residential projects,
dimensional stone quarries and even for the casual homeowner who just wants to remove a very small area of rock on his/her property.
Dā-mite® is packaged in a 44lb (20kg) box which contains four 11lb (5kg) bags.
is available in four different grades, depending
on the temperature of the rock/concrete to be fractured and removed.
Dā-mite® Yields Per Hole Diameter and Box
|Hole Diameter||Linear Feet/44lb (20kg) Box||Linear Feet/11lb (5kg) Bag||lb/ft Hole||Kg/ft Hole
Large Hole Applications: Contact/Consult with Daigh Company for more specific product info prior to using Dā-mite® in hole diameters greater than 2" diameter
holes and for cold weather applications.
Determine temperature of rock or concrete to determine proper grade of Dā-mite®
to be used.
is an alkaline product. Handling Dā-mite®
requires adherence to all job site safety conditions which includes but not limited to: wearing
rubber gloves that extend well beyond the wrist, safety glasses, dust mask and protective clothing. Usage of a water resistant barrier cream is recommended to help protect exposed skin
from contact with Dā-mite®
. Use in well ventilated areas. Do not get Dā-mite®
in eyes, on skin or inhale. If Dā-mite®
in contact with eyes, flush eyes with water and seek immediate medical attention. If Dā-mite®
comes in contact with skin, wash the Dā-mite®
with water. Refer to SDS.
After loading Dā-mite®
, do NOT look into loaded holes for 6 hours. As a precaution, there is a possibility of a blow-out. Close off area of loaded holes to personnel
and cover holes with matting or tarps with tie lines to minimize effect of blowouts. After product is spent, the residue is hydrated lime.