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Concrete resurfacing interior | decorative concrete overlays, micro-toppings

Duraamen’s decorative concrete overlays are engineered to renew the surface of existing concrete without the cost and hassle of ripping it out and replacing it. Decorative concrete overlays (also known as concrete skim coats or micro toppings) give new life to old and worn, or new and imperfect existing concrete surfaces. We engineered our Skraffino Concrete Skim Coat, and Param SSL concrete topping to transform damaged, structurally sound concrete into a fresh canvas for whatever decorative concrete flooring you desire at a fraction of the cost of replacement.

Even new concrete has imperfections, whether it is cracked, blemished or discolored. Repairing the concrete is one option, though the repairs themselves leave noticeable imperfections. If your plan is to install a decorative concrete floor, Skraffino concrete micro topping is the easy-to-install and cost effective solution you’ve been looking for.

Though cement-based overlays/micro toppings have been around for many years, today’s concrete overlays by Duraamen are a blend of advanced polymers, cement and other additives that vastly improve performance. These polymers were engineered to provide excellent adhesion to various substrates like VCT, gypsum, ceramic tiles, etc., with minimal amount of surface preparation along with excellent wear resistance and super-compatibility with integral coloring, as well as water and acid based stains.

Our concrete micro toppings can be used indoors and out. Skraffino can be applied extremely thin, as little as 1/16” (the thickness of a credit card), or several layers can be built up and textured with a broom or trowel. Popular uses for Skraffino include pool decks, patios, driveways and decorative interior applications for residential and commercial properties.

Duraamen’s Skraffino micro topping/skim coat is available in 3 grades: regular, fine and superfine. Each grade can be obtained in either white or gray. Not only can Skraffino be used over horizontal surfaces, it can also be used on vertical surfaces for textured walls, stairs, corridors and stairways. Skraffino is not only versatile, it is one of the most cost-effective and easiest to use concrete resurfacing solutions on the market. One of the greatest advantage of Skraffino concrete overlay is its ability to convert a gypsum based substrates into a beautiful concrete flooring.

Skraffino | skim coat

Skraffino is a Portland cement based product that provides a grainer concrete surface that is applied at paper thin thickness. When combined with Cp1000, acrylic polymer it produces the ideal ultra thin resurfaces for both interior and exterior concrete applications. It can be applied on horizontal as well as vertical surfaces. Numerous decorative effects can be achieved through the creative use of a steel trowel, magic trowel, sponge, roller, or spray unit. It provides a fast solution for integrally coloring and resurfacing an interior or exterior concrete. Also, it is a cost effective solution for resurfacing new or old concrete, broomed, trowelled or creating a multi layered fresco finish.

Advantages

  • Highly cost-effective solution for resurfacing micro-topping / skim coat
  • Most user friendly micro- topping (overlay/skim coat) on the market
  • Can be integrally colored with Colorfast
  • Achieves excellent results with chemicals stains (acid stains), dyes or water based stains
  • Applied over interior, exterior, horizontal or vertical surfaces
  • Various ways of applying it – Magic trowel, finishing trowel, hopper spray gun, etc.
  • Excellent performance under freeze-thaw conditions
  • Can be applied over asphalt surfaces

Technical Data

Compressive Strength 4200psi Coverage (application of at least two coats is recommended) 250-300ft²/pail/coat
Mixing ratio 4.6liters of pure Cp1000 per pail Packaging Regular 30lb, Fine 22lb and Superfine 20lb
Colors Grey and White
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Param SSL | semi-self-leveling concrete topping

Param SSL is Portland cement based semi self-leveling concrete topping when mixed with water produces a unique high strength flooring surface. It is designed to resurface existing concrete or any hard wearing surface like ceramic, vinyl tiles or gypsum based underlayments. Param SSL can be trowelled and burnished to create a smooth hand applied polished concrete floor. It is designed for residential and commercial interior spaces. Param SSL can be integrally colored with Colorfast or Dyes.

Advantages

  • Creates a real concrete look and feel (does not look plastic!)
  • Applied at only 1/8” thick – adds very little weight to the structure
  • Can be integrally colored with Colorfast
  • Achieves excellent results with chemicals stains (acid stains), dyes or water based stains
  • Superior compressive strength, 5200psi

Technical Data

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Mixing ratio 1.5 gallons of water per bag
Compressive Strength 5200psi Coverage 60-80ft² @ 1/8" thickness
Flexural strength 1200 psi Packaging 50lb bag
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