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Heavy Duty PU150 Anti Slip Floor Paint For Factory Floors Industrial Floor Paints 5ltr
Heavy Duty High Impact Floor Paint
This is our PU150 range that is suitable for domestic and light commercial use for heavy duty type product please look at our PU350 range
Product performance outline:
To be suitable for use on factory floors industrial floor paints must generally be tough and resistant enough to withstand:-
The abrasion and wear that will take place i.e. from forklifts, pallet trucks, cars,4X4 plus other vehicle movements across the factory floor.
The static loading that is imposed on the painted factory floor surface by pallet stacking in storage, or other equipment on the floor
Most liquid or chemical spillages that may occur on the floor i.e. Water, oils, Cutting Agents, Soft acid cleaning agents, wheel/brake cleaners, engine coolant, brake fluids some fuel's etc. that are used in the processes carried out on the painted floor.
(do not leave these to sit on the area coated they must be removed and not left to soak into the area, they will withstand the spill but not for long periods of time)
Most factory floors are reinforced concrete floors, and this must obviously have sufficient strength to support all of these loadings and uses.
The functions of the industrial floor paint are:
to strengthen and improve the factory floor surface
to eliminate dust, build up on surface (pre seal primer coating is always advised on dusty unpainted areas before a topcoat is applied)
to increase the floors abrasion and wear resistance
to provide the increased additional chemical resistance
to improve the appearance and ambience of the working environment
to speed up the cleaning/mopping of the area cutting down on time of this task and also to help combat dust issues on stock and surface contamination
to delineate specific areas, such as: safe walking areas, parking bays or access routes and other directions etc.
Testing if the area is ready to coat with this type of professional coating
testing if a concrete surface is ready to coat (identifying a power floated or screed or other issue surface) this is a very simple process of putting a small amount of water on the surface you are looking to apply this range of floor coatings to ensure the area is clean and free from any contamination. If the water absorbs after a few minutes this area is ready for the cleaning & coating stages, we can advise if needed with this.
If the water sits on the surface and will not absorb and puddles this is a sign the area may require further preparation with acid etch or abrading. The acid etch process is a really easy application we can take you through this process step by step if required.
Dusty Unstable/Virgin Surfaces
For areas that are dusty and unstable, you will need a product that has been designed for maximum penetration while providing a good film build by re-bonding the substrate together, returning the floor to a solid sound surface the product we advise is Pre Seal this can be found on the floor paint drop down menu.
Oily / Contaminated Surfaces
Where the floors have been subjected to oil and grease, We recommend steam cleaning your floors and use Heavy Duty Surface Deep Clean before application of any floor coating, after allowing the surface to dry and Pre Seal has been applied a top coat can then be applied please do test patches on each stage of this process.
A floor coating does not do well if you have any moisture issues Hydrostatic pressure from the moisture can actually cause the coating to peel up, sometimes taking pieces of the concrete with it. Should floors be devoid of an effective Damp Proof Membrane (DPM), virtually any paint will lift and peel off the surface. Indeed, even self-levelling screeds can be pushed up by water pressure. This is another nightmare regularly experienced by many companies. For this reason, a damp-proof coating is recommended as a solution before applying a floor paint.
Treating your floor before coating them
It is important to treat your surfaces before coating them to prevent issues post-paint.
Repair your floor:
Before painting your garage floor, it is important to repair any cracks, holes or expansions of joints in your concrete to prevent an un-slightly finish to your flooring once its painted.
Pre-Seal is designed to seal the surface from the outgassing of the concrete, where air will rise and be expelled from the concrete which is often caused by a rise in temperature or a change in humidity. Another major cause to poor flooring is rising damp. Due to a poor or non-existent DPM (Damp Proof Membrane), the damp is caused by a rising water table and/or the immediate surrounding areas being waterlogged.
Air entrapment is a common issue that can occur if the surface isn’t primed before being coated. This is where the air pushes bubbles into the resin coat which later bursts, leaving ?craters? and ?pin holes? in your floor paint. This can also be caused when the resin has been mixed too quickly it is important to use the correct tools to mix to avoid issues. Primer tackles this issue by soaking further into the surface to fully seal the entire surface area of concrete floors. Air is then less likely to push up, and on the rare occasion that it does, the bubble will pop and the resin now being thinner, will generally revert back and refill the pin hole caused by the bubble.
Product & Application information:
Product coverage rate:10m squared per litre or 107ft squared per litre
5 litre pack size should achieve 50m squared per 5 litre can or 538ft squared (one coat)
10 litre pack size should achieve 100m squared per 10 litre can or 1,076ft squared (one coat)
20 litre pack size should achieve 200m squared per 20 litre can or 2,152ft squared (one coat)
(Two thin Coats Always Advised giving adequate dry time between coats)
Dry time of coating using standard roller in areas with minimal air moisture (lab conditions)
Touch dry @ 15'c = 10/12 hours
First coat should be left to dry for 24 hours to assure adhesion to surface leave minimum of 24 hours for after coats always leaving minimum of 48 hours before 100% use of area again
true 100% cure will only be 7 days after application of last coating
(work in a well-ventilated area, using no forms of naked light/fire)
please test for damp before coating by applying a small test patch or applying a clear plastic sheet (30cmx30cm) and sealing it to the floor with a high grade tape (duct tape) without any ways of air escaping and leave for 24 hours if there is any forms of water vapor on the sheet the area will have damp and steps will need to be taken before coatings
Mix very well before use using a drill/paddle tool
If the area you are looking to coat is virgin (never been coated) or has had contamination from oil, grease, cutting agents etc, Cleaning with correct equipment/surface preparation products will be required.'
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