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JAN 2013

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Left Different areas (kitchen, mechanical, and operating rooms) called for different Dur-A-Flex flooring solutions. The kitchens received Poly-Crete MDB system with Flintshot aggregate broadcast to rejection followed by two pigmented top coats of Poly-Crete KT, squeegeed and back rolled. Job at a Glance Project: Install floor coating systems in new build regional medical center in New York contractor: "Our products were less than 10g/liter," Sacks recalls. "I made recommendations to HBE for proper flooring systems for each specific environment." CEI's three distinct projects — mechanical rooms, a large kitchen, and operating rooms with seclusion areas — called for three different floor coatings systems. The mechanical rooms would be tackled first. The CEI crew would install Dur-A-Flex's Elast-O-Coat Waterproofing Membrane followed by their Shop Floor System, which is a combination of pigmented Dur-A-Glaze Shop Floor, a 100-percent solids epoxy, and Flintshot natural quartz sand. The Shop Floor System would receive Armor Top, an aliphatic urethane topcoat. The kitchen first received Poly-Crete MDB system, a 100 percent solids aromatic cementitious urethane. The crew broadcast Flintshot aggregate to rejection and followed that with two pigmented top coats of Poly-Crete KT, flat squeegeed and back rolled. Operating rooms and seclusion areas received Dur-A-Gard SL self-leveling pigmented epoxy and Dur-A-Chip flooring system, a decorative poured-in-place flooring with colorfast chips in the epoxy. These were followed by Dur-A-Glaze #4 with water clear hardener and Dur-A-Glaze #5, a polyaspartic topcoat. HBE Corp 11330 Olive Blvd. St. Louis, MO 63141 (314) 567-9000 Delicate ProceDure size: The CEI crew of seven started on the mechanical rooms, 11 of them totaling 30,000 square feet (2,787.09 m2) scattered throughout the six-story building. The rooms ranged from 1,000- to 5,000 square feet (92.90- to 464.51 m2). Accessing these areas, especially at the early stages of construction, was often a delicate procedure. 55,000 square feet (5,109.67 m2) total over several areas of hospital coatings service contractor: Cutting Edge Installations, Inc. 19 Polo View Road Enfield, CT 06082 (860) 253-0362 size of coatings contractor: 14 size of coatings crew: Seven people worked this project Prime client: Orange Regional Medical Center 707 East Main St. Middletown, NY 10940 substrate: New concrete Duration: Two years substrate conDition: New unusual factors: ¢ ¢ ¢ ¢ General contractor was designer, architect, and builder Using three different coatings systems on project Excessive moisture in certain areas of concrete Needed to create plywood walkways to move crew and equipment over roof comprised of loose stone broadcast over rubber membrane ¢ One construction elevator on outside of six-story building was available to transport equipment, product, and crews of all trades to roof and then to work areas materials/Process: 5 above Mechanical rooms received Koster Vap I 2000 moisture mitigation followed by Elast-O-Coat Waterproofing Membrane to 30 mils/762 microns DFT. Fiberglass shreds were shot onto the epoxy using a chopper gun. The shreds were back rolled for additional crack reinforcement. Mechanical Rooms: 30,000 square feet (2,787.09 m2) ¢ Apply Koster Vap I 2000 moisture mitigation ¢ Apply Elast-O-Coat Waterproofing Membrane to 30 mils/762 microns DFT with a ¼-inch (0.64 cm) v-notch squeegee ¢ Shoot fiberglass shreds from chopper gun into Elast-O-Coat and roll to embed fibers ¢ Trowel Shop Floor epoxy on a 4-inch (10.16 cm) resin cove base made with Dur-A-Glaze #4 Cove-Rez around pads and perimeter ¢ Pour, squeegee, and back roll Shop Floor system 16 mils/406.4 microns (DFT) ¢ Broadcast sand to excess January 2013 g 55

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