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SEP 2018

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COATINGSPRO SEPTEMBER 2018 41 have to constantly monitor those temperatures to mitigate outgassing," he said. e job foreman gunned the floor " before each installation of each product, when it's really crucial, especially the primer," Roach explained. "So we're always gunning the floor and check- ing our temperatures pretty much right up to when we're mixing material and installing it." Just Keep Trucking Each crew was made up of four members during the prep stage, and they beefed up to six members for the installation of the coatings. After blowing and vacuuming the concrete to clean off any excess shot or dust that might still remain, crew members donned their slip-on spike shoes and headed into the primer. e first layer, AC Tech 2170 FC, was a crucial one. It stands for A llied Construction Technologies' Fast Cure material, and it was squeegeed and back rolled at 110–120 square feet per gallon (2.7–2.9 m²/L). e primer comes in pre-packaged kits, it has a 15-year warranty, and it handles up to 100 percent relative Because the coatings were applied in the middle of winter and there was no heat, the crew used a coating system that would cure quickly even in less-than-optimal conditions, meaning below 60 degrees (15.6 °C). The crew taped off drive lines and cross hatching areas before rolling those stripes. After they cured, the crew pulled off tapes from those areas as well as edges and columns. The crew encountered a challenge on site when the plans were enlarged. There were several discrepancies with the paint lines, so the crew had to figure out how to make those work. Storage Floors VENDOR TEAM Absolute Equipment Equipment distributor 3038 Babcock Blvd. Pittsburgh, PA 15237 (412) 931-6655 www.absoluteequip.com Allied Construction Technologies, Inc. Coating manufacturer 3302 Croft St. Norfolk, VA 23513 (800) 607-5523 www.actechperforms.com Blastrac, NA Equipment manufacturer 13201 N Santa Fe Ave. Oklahoma City, OK 73114 (800) 256-3440 www.blastrac.com Ervin Industries Material manufacturer 3893 Research Park Dr. Ann Arbor, MI 48108 (734) 769-4600 www.ervinindustries.com General Polymers by Sherwin- Williams Coating manufacturer 145 Caldwell Dr. Cincinnati, OH 45216 (800) 524-5979 www.generalpolymers.com Matabo USA Equipment manufacturer 1231 Wilson Dr. West Chester, PA 19380 (800) 638-2264 www.metabo.com SASE Company Equipment manufacturer 2475 Stock Creek Blvd. Rockford, TN 37853 (800) 522-2606 www.sasecompany.com The Sherwin-Williams Company Equipment distributor 101 W Prospect Ave. Cleveland, OH 44115 (800) 474-3794 www.sherwin-williams.com The Warehouse Rentals & Supplies Equipment supplier 1335 S Main St. Greensburg, PA 15601 (724) 836-2227 www.twrs.com

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