CONCRETE


Preparation and application procedure

CONCRETE SLABS

PREPARATION
Procedure :

  • If the surface is covered with paint or sealant, remove paint using a sandblaster, a diamond grinder or any other appropiate means.
  • Clean the surface with a 3500 lb., rotary, jet pressure washer, gasoline motor. (Avaible at tool rental centers.)
  • Dilute 50% of Texnov Concrete Conditioner with water in a clean separate container.
  • The concrete surface must be wet when applying Texnov Concrete Conditioner.
  • Vigorously brush the surface with the Texnov Concrete Conditioner.
  • Rince the surface thoroughly wit a pressure water.
  • Let the surface dry over a 48-hour period of good weather.
  • Repair cracks or equalize the surface with All-Purpose Texnov or Texnov 200 Polymer.
  • Apply a layer of All-Purpose Texnov or Texnov 200 Polymer before applying the finish coat.
  • Let the surface dry for 24  to 48 hours of good weather.

Note :

  • It is important to remove any accesssories sucha a railings, furniture, stairs that could be damaged during the application of the above mentioned products.
  • It is important to protect the fixed surfaces  (doors, windows, covering buildings, etc…) using polythene or other appropiate means of protection.
FINISH COATING
After reparing the surface…

Procedure :

  • Apply 2 coats of Texnov Acrylic Coating. Use a brush or roller with 10 mm bristles (24 hours between each coat)
  • Let the surface dry over 24 hours of good weather before applying the sealant.
SEALANT
After preparing the surface and applying the coating (if necessary)

Procedure :

  • Apply 2 coats of Texnov Met-30 Sealant (acrylic sealant). Use a brush or roller with 10 mm bristles (24 hours between each coat).
  • Let the surface dry over 24 hours of good weather before walking on it.

Note :

  • Sealant is not needed on a vertical surface.
  • Texnov Met-HD Sealant is also recommended for a concrete floor where ther’s no acrylic, as well as for a surface that requires greater strength.
MAINTENANCE :

Clean the surface with Texnov Surface Preparer (3 water/ 1 preparer). Let dry and add a coat of Texnov Met-30 or Texnov Met-HD Sealant every 3 years or as needed, wich should enable you to keep your surface in good condition.