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Preparing Plywood Substrates for the Application of Resinous Flooring Systems

Resinous Flooring Systems based on epoxy, polyurethane, MMA or Polyaspartic resins must always be applied directly to exterior grade plywood with extended glue line. Interior Grade Plywood delaminates easily and should not be used as it could result in ...

By Duraamen, July 19th, 2017

Moisture Vapor Emission Testing, specs & How to.

Concrete needs moisture testing every time flooring is changed Millions, if not billions, of dollars are spent every year to replace, repair and correct floor covering problems related to excessive moisture and elevated pH levels of concrete floor slabs. Proper ...

By Duraamen, June 16th, 2016

Conducting Calcium Chloride Moisture Vapor Emission Tests (MVER)

This test conforms to the American Society for Testing & Materials (ASTM) E-1907-04 & F-1869-04. The calcium chloride moisture vapor emission test was developed in the 1950’s to quantify the volume of water vapor emitting from a 1,000 square foot ...

By Duraamen, June 16th, 2016

Surface Preparation for Industrial Coatings & Polished Concrete Flooring

Surface preparation is considered to be the most important step of any resinous flooring application. Improper surface preparation could turn what seems to be a simple process into a lengthy, difficult repair. Concrete as a SubstrateConcrete is a substrate that ...

By Duraamen, June 16th, 2016

How to install Urethane Concrete Flooring

Download complete instructions Part 1 – Information & Preparation general information Perdure UMC is a three-component urethane concrete flooring system designed to protect concrete substrates from chemical corrosion, abrasion, impact and thermal shock. Urethane Concrete ...

By Duraamen, June 16th, 2016

How to Install Self-leveling Epoxy over Concrete Floorsfro Contractors and DIYer's

Download complete instructions Part 1 – Information & Preparation general information Perdüre SLE & SLE-T are resin flooring systems consisting of 100% solids epoxy resin and aggregates which provide heavy-duty protection at 1/4". When grouted and ...

By Duraamen, June 16th, 2016

Installing Concrete Sealers / Top coats — Epoxy, Polyurethane, Acrylic & Polyaspartic Coatings

Download the complete instructionsInformation & Preparationthese installation instructions are for use with the following products:Perdüre E02, 100% solids epoxy primerPerdüre E32, Water emulsion primerPerdüre E20, 100% solids epoxy bodycoatEndüra E21, 100% solids epoxy primer/bodycoatPerdüre NE25, Chemical resistant ...

By Duraamen, June 16th, 2016

Installing a Moisture Vapor Retarding System with Perdure MVT+

Part 1 – Information & Preparationgeneral informationPerdüre MVT+ is designed as concrete slab surface treatment when moisture vapor transmission between 3lbs to 18lbs of moisture as tested with the calcium chloride test procedure (ASTM F -1869), or for use when ...

By Duraamen, June 16th, 2016

Installing Quartz Resinous Flooring Using Our Kwortz Flooring System

Download complete instructions Part 1 – Information & Preparation general information Kwörtz flooring system is a seamless decorative resin flooring system consisting of clear, 100% solids epoxy resin filled with a variety of graded quartz, marble or ...

By Duraamen, June 16th, 2016

Installing a High Performance Resin Chip Epoxy Coating Floor System

Part 1 – Information & Preparation general information Endüra is high performance decorative resin chip system consisting of 100% solids epoxy resin and colored resin chips. Endüra flooring system is finished with clear catalyst-cured coats of resin available in ...

By Duraamen, June 16th, 2016

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