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NUTRA-BOND PLUS

Nutra-Bond Plus is a complex non-bacterial concentrated multi-enzymatic formulation that alters the properties of earth materials, providing one of the most cost-effective methods to stabilize roads and seal ponds and landfills.

Throughout human history, roads have been inseparable components of civilization whether in remote villages or vibrant cosmopolitan cities. We have tirelessly maintained and rebuilt roads and bridges for centuries, a demanding and, at times, futile task.

Nutra-Bond-Plus is an environmentally friendly, high-tech product and a revolutionary way of building and maintaining the roads so vital to our every day life.

Durable, water reistant, safe, environmentally and user friendly, Nutra-Bond Plus has a number of fascinating features.


Conventional road construction can only achieve 90% soil compaction. NUTRA-BOND-PLUS can compact road base up to 105%. Even a motor grader’s blade cannot penetrate a road surface paved with NUTRA-BOND-PLUS, a characteristic which easily translates into reduced maintenance costs.

Rain that normally revives plants is devastating to road surfaces. NUTRA-BOND-PLUS can minimizes damages caused by water penetration, even in lakes, ponds, building foundations, or toxic waste containment pools.

Derived from vegetable enzyme, NUTRA-BOND-PLUS is a catalyst safe enough for human consumption.  It is sold in a concentrated formula. In addition to being non-flammable and biodegradable, it is completely safe to humans and wildlife, owing to its non-toxic and non-corrosive nature.

With environmental concerns being foremost on the national agendas of most modern countries, NUTRA-BOND-PLUS is specifically designed to minimize the impact of road building on the environment.

NUTRA-BOND-PLUS acts upon organic fines contained in the soil through a catalytic bonding process, which causes the soil to bond during compaction into a dense permanent base which resists water penetration, weathering and wear. NUTRA-BOND-PLUS is easy to use as it bonds with soil, which is widely and readily available. Simply blade exciting bed to a depth of 6-7 inches, windrow the loose material. Spray both the bladed surface and the windrow to obtain optimum moisture. Blend the NUTRA-BOND-PLUS mixture into the soil with the blade. Extend and crown the surface and dress it with a blade. Compact with a compactor such as a sheepsfoot, steel or pneumatic roller. The road is now ready for use.

NUTRA-BOND-PLUS is an inexpensive way to eliminate gravel based road maintenance. No matter 
where you put this little miracle worker, in wet or dry or warm climate, high elevation or deep mine, NUTRA-BOND-PLUS puts you closer to the dream of a maintenance-free road. 


WHAT IS NUTRA-BOND PLUS?


NUTRA-BOND-PLUS is one of the world’s finest products for road stabilization and pond and/or landfill sealing. Although it has been available for the past 10 years on an experimental basis, due to a recent major expansion in manufacturing capacities, NUTRA-BOND-PLUS is available for the first time to the commercial and industrial marketplace. NUTRA-BOND-PLUS, a concentrated enzyme formulation, alters 
the properties of earth material to produce superior road base stabilization compared to all other road treatment materials now in use. Developed and proven through many years of field testing, NUTRA-BOND-PLUS provides additional advantages to road builders, communities and the environment by being non-toxic non-corrosive and totally biodegradable.

When mixed with water and applied prior to compaction, NUTRA-BOND-PLUS acts upon organic fines contained in the soil through a catalytic bonding process, producing a strong cementation action. Unlike inorganic or petroleum based products which temporarily hold soil materials together, NUTRA-BOND-PLUS causes the soil to bond during compaction into a dense permanent base which resists water penetration, weathering and wear. This process takes place in 72 hours under normal summer conditions.

In addition to creating a new and better way of building and maintaining roads, NUTRA-BOND-PLUS is being used successfully in the construction of lake beds, mine leach pads, ponds and landfill liners, wherever there is a need to increase the load-bearing capacity of the soil and to reduce the plasticity and permeability.


NUTRA-BOND-PLUS ADVANTAGES


NUTRA-BOND-PLUS lowers the surface tension of water which promotes fast and thorough penetration and dispersal of moisture. This action causes hydrated clay particles to be pressed into and to fill the voids throughout the soil, thus forming a tight, dense permanent stratum. The increased lubricity of soil particles 
allows the designated soil density to be reached with less compaction effort.

NUTRA-BOND-PLUS reduces, by as much as 25%, the amount of water required to reach the optimum moisture level of the soil since it promotes rapid saturation and inhibits surface evaporation. The NUTRA-BOND-PLUS cementation action increases the soil bearing characteristics by promoting a closer bonding of soil particles. This reduces the tendency of the soil to expand after compaction and results in a strong, stable earth layer. By achieving greater bonding density, soil materials resist migration of water. A properly treated NUTRA-BOND-PLUS base becomes almost impervious to water penetration and much more resistant to frost heaving.

If sufficient fines are present, road builders can now construct a new road base using existing soil materials without trucking in additional aggregate. Mixing NUTRA-BOND-PLUS with the top 5 or 6 inches of soil will produce a road base that has more strength and less permeability than can be attained with any other treatment. If imported material is needed, less expensive, dirty aggregate can be used. The dirty fines are needed to bond the material together. "Dirty" here means 15% to 20% cohesive fines passing a 200-mesh screen. The best part is that only 15 gallons of NUTRA-BOND-PLUS is needed to treat one mile of a 25-foot-wide roadway at 
6 inches deep.

NUTRA-BOND-PLUS can be applied over a wide weather and locale range. From near freezing to hot summer days, from a rain forest to a desert, from lake bottom to an earthen dam, NUTRA-BOND-PLUS 
will provide superior results. New or existing roads treated with NUTRA-BOND-PLUS to the recommended depth will retain a tough, rupture-resistant surface that requires minimal maintenance, often requiring no additional "dressing" for a number of years.

NUTRA-BOND-PLUS is sold in liquid concentrate form. This eliminates the bulk storage, pre-mixing and handling of large amounts of materials. It will not corrode equipment. NUTRA-BOND-PLUS is non-toxic. 
It requires no special handling equipment and no special containment procedures as required with toxic and/or corrosive agents. It does not irritate skin tissue and causes no rashes or burns. NUTRA-BOND-PLUS contains no combustible materials, is non-explosive and can be used near open flames. It is non-gaseous and can be stored in poorly ventilated areas. It will not harm humans, animals, fish or vegetation under normal use and it totally biodegradable.


Application Illustration

NUTRA-BOND PLUS Applications Page


Add Nutra-Bond to water
Apply the mixture to the prepared surface

Testing Longevity

NUTRA-BOND PLUS Testing Page


Check undelayment with a saw
A haul road is still crack free after 5 years