How to apply acrylic sealer on concrete?

Do you have a concrete wall that needs to be covered with a new texture? Acrylic fillers are a good choice. Concrete panels are a decorative element that can enhance an entire room.
Acrylic coatings can be applied to a multitude of surfaces, such as concrete panels; use acrylic sealers over a concrete panel for a clean, contemporary look and added durability.
First of all, you can count on Texnov’s acrylic coatings to repair or enhance the aesthetics of any interior or exterior surface.
Concrete panels are a good example. Either to build decorative walls around your shower, behind a gas fireplace or anywhere in your home; the acrylic coating will bring a touch of elegance to your new space.
Enhance the entire bathroom with an acrylic plaster finish.
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Acrylic surfaces are washable and repairable.

Procedure for the preparation and application of acrylic plaster on a concrete surface

First of all, the application of acrylic coating on concrete is broken down into three stages:

  1. the preparation stage
  2. the application of the coating
  3. protection (with a sealant)

Please follow this link to read, print or download the general Texnov acrylic coating application procedure.

Using an acrylic sealer over a concrete panel will provide the desired look, durability and cleanliness.

CONCRETE SURFACE PREPARATION

Concrete panel ( Durock or Permabase brand)

Procedure :

  • Make sure there is no dirt on the surface and that it is dry.
  • Sheet joint: install a 3” fiberglass mesh embedded in a layer of TexNov or TexNov 200 all-purpose polymer.
  • Install a 6 oz fiberglass mesh. over the entire surface embedded in a layer of TexNov or TexNov 200 all-purpose polymer.
  • Let the surface dry for 24-48 hours in fine weather before applying the finishing coat .
The concrete panels finished in acrylic to give a contemporary and minimalist look.

FINISHING COATING FOR CONCRETE

After doing the surface preparation, follow these steps:

Procedure :

  • Install a finish coat of Sand-Tex or Rus-Tex Acrylic Coating (use the trowel) OR 2 coats of TexNov Acrylic Coating (use a brush or roller with 10 mm bristles) 24 hours between each coat.
  • Let the surface dry for 24-48 hours in good weather before applying the sealer.
The application of acrylic coatings requires expertise.

CONCRETE PANEL SEALANT

After doing the surface preparation and the application of the filler (if necessary)…

Procedure :

  • On a floor, install 2 coats of Sealant Met-30 . Use brush or roller with 10 mm bristles (24 hours between each coat).
  • Leave the surface to dry for 24 hours in good weather.
Concrete walls enhance the rustic look of any room in the house
Imitation concrete texture with acrylic coatings

MAINTENANCE :

Finally, last cleaning of the surface with the TexNov Surface Preparer (dilute 3 parts water / 1 Preparer). Then, let it dry and add a coat of Met-30 Sealer every 3 years or as needed, which should allow you to keep your surface in good condition.

You read that right, using an acrylic sealer on a concrete panel is easy, affordable and most importantly, durable.

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Warning:

Texnov presents this article: “How to apply acrylic coating on a concrete panel? for the purpose of informing you. The company takes no responsibility for any work performed without professional supervision. Although Texnov products are designed for ease of application, hiring an experienced contractor is your best guarantee of satisfaction.


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