Fast Set

The alternative to time consuming and inconsistent concrete tie repair. Fast Set 15 is a two-component epoxy for concrete tie abrasion repair. With our revolutionary and proven product, concrete ties are repaired, not replaced.

  • Two-component epoxy for concrete ties abrasion repair.
  • Proven penetrating sealer with revolutionary results.
  • Effective alternative to costly concrete tie replacement and functions as a rail seat saver.
  • Provides non-sag characteristics up to ¾” thickness and it will not shrink after curing.


Fast Set 15 (Concrete Seat Abrasion Epoxy) Specifications

Basic Use
Railroad Solutions Concrete Seat Abrasion Epoxy is a two-component seat repair epoxy designed for repairs of abraded concrete ties on the railroad tracks. Railroad Solutions Concrete Seat Abrasion Epoxy provides nonsag characteristics up to ¾” in thickness.

Composition and Material
Concrete Seat Abrasion Epoxy is a high modulus grade 3, two-component, 1:1 ratio epoxy. 
Concrete Seat Abrasion Epoxy will not shrink after curing. One gallon of Concrete Seat abrasion Epoxy will yield approximately 238 cubic inches.


Concrete Seat Abrasion Epoxy is packaged in 5 gallon (A) (U.S.) units and 5 gallon ( U.S.)(B) units. Each container is clearly marked with the component designation. The label includes complete application instructions.

Applicable Standards

Concrete Seat Abrasion Epoxy conforms to ASTM-C-881-90 (Type I and IV, Grade 3, Class A-E) and reached 2 million cycles of wet abrasion as per CANAC test report.


Concrete Seat Abrasion Epoxy can be applied to moist surfaces to 10°F.

Technical Data

CONCRETE SEAT ABRASION EPOXY is a two-component epoxy that must be mixed carefully and thoroughly. Improper or careless mixing will reduce product performance significantly.
Each component should be examined for settling of contents and stirred separately. Be careful not to inadvertently mix the two components. The components are premeasured to the correct ratio and are designed to react completely. Never deviate from the specified mixing ratio.

Physical Properties

The physical properties of fully cured Railroad Solutions Seat Abrasion Epoxy include:
▪ Bond strength: 8,749 psi
▪ Compression:
▪ 1hr 8,025 psi
▪ 3hr: 9000 psi
▪ 24hr: 10,500 psi
▪ Canac wet abrasion: 2M cycles ( Data upon request )
▪ Set Time: material @ 100° F
▪ (50 mills) 13 min
▪ (¾”) film 05 min
▪ Shelf Life: Shelf life of properly stored containers is two years.


Component A - Black

Component B - Off white

Mixed - Grey

Pot Life

200 grams 77°F
5 minutes

Shelf Life

Component A - 2 years

Component B - 2 years

Specific Gravity

Component A - 1.25 ± .02 gr/cc

Component B - 1.28 ± .02 gr/cc

Mixed - 1.26 ± .02 gr/cc


Component A – 4000-7800 cps

Component B - 4000-7800 cps

Mixed - 5500 cps

Weight Per Gallon

Component A - 10.4 ± .2 lbs

Component B - 10.7 ± .2 lbs

Mixed - 10.5 ± .2 lbs

Set Times

Set times at different temperatures and depths available upon request.



Containers should be tightly closed and properly stored. Protect from temperature extremes.

Preparatory Work

For maximum product performance, Concrete Seat Abrasion Epoxy should be applied to a properly prepared concrete surface. Recommendations include:

1. The concrete surface should be free of old coatings, oil, grease, dirt and other contaminants.


Concrete Seat Abrasion Epoxy should be applied as follows:
1. Specifically formulated to be applied with railroad equipment that is designed for this type of application.
2. Caution: Do not mix manually, due to the fast setting nature of this product.
Unusual applications or extreme weather conditions may require the technical assistance of a Railroad Solutions Representative.


It is mandatory that the user take the following precautionary actions to protect worker and the public.

2. Avoid inhalation of vapors. Ensure adequate ventilation.

3. Avoid contact with skin. Protective clothing is recommended. Contact areas should be washed with soap and water.

4. Avoid contact with eyes. Protective goggles are recommended in case of splashing. Flush eyes with water if contact occurs.

5. Avoid ingestion of material. If ingestion occurs, contact a poison center or physician.
Additional precautions, safety information and first aid treatments are contained in the Material Data Safety Sheet.

Railroad Solutions warrants that this product will be free from defects and will perform as represented in writing provided application of product is in accordance with manufactures recommendations and application recommendations. Railroad Solutions will refund the purchase price of any product proven defective, but shall in no way be liable for indirect, consequential, special or resultant damages, whether due to breach of warranty or negligence. Railroad Solutions makes no guarantee or warranty, express or implied. Including, without limitation, warranties of fitness or merchantability, with respect to this product.

Independent Laboratory Testing

Railroad Solutions Rail Seat Surface Sealer Dynamic Wear Tests
Performed by Bodycote

RailroadSolutions Fast Set Test

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