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Concrete Dec 2018

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SPONSORED CONTENT 16 CONCRETE COVERED DECEMBER 2018 COATINGSPROMAG.COM Concrete Proof coating materials for concrete include epoxies, urethanes, polyureas, and polyaspartics. As far as which technology is best for a given job, contractors and clients should consider the end use. "Understanding the type of traffic is critical," said Rust-Oleum's Stanley. "Are there going to be hot tires, forklifts carrying thousands of pounds, or people in high heels clicking away? ose are good things to understand, because certain coatings behave better under different traffic conditions. ose are the questions I ask when I'm driving someone to a technology." "Generally speaking, the more demanding the applica- tion, the more specialized the coating required to withstand those challenges," said Fauth of ChemMasters. According to Ball w ith Sher w in- Williams, epox y coatings remain among the most popular and economical solutions for f loors. "I would say the majority of the systems are still epox y-based," Ball said. "For ease of application and cost considerations, it's a structural system that adds the most versa- tility to a job. You can get solvent- based, water-based, and all the way through to 100 -percent solids. Epoxy offers the most options. Polyurethanes have also made strides, going from solvent-based to solids and water-based, but they're still limited because of mil thickness and aesthetics." A long with Rust-Oleum and Sherwin-Williams, LATICRETE is another provider of epoxy- and urethane- based coating solutions. e manufacturer recently expanded its family of SPARTACOTE resinous flooring and decora- tive coating systems, which includes an epoxy membrane, a urethane primer, a urethane floor sealer, an epoxy floor topping, a general primer, wall and ceiling coatings, surface build pigments, and much more. Many clients may also seek to add decora- tive benefits to these traditional coatings, often accomplished by using metallic pigments, acid staining, dyes, or polishing. "Our contrac- tors are getting more and more requests for decorative floor coatings that make their Concrete Proof continued on p. 20 VENDOR TEAM Picking the coating depends o n t h e j o b ' s p a r t i c u la r s . A c c o r d i n g t o S h e r w i n - Williams' Ball, epoxy coatings are popular for floors. The options abound. LATICRETE alone offers a urethane primer, epoxy floor topper, general primer, and more. Flowcrete Americas Coatings manufacturer 4050 Clough Woods Dr. Batavia, OH 45103 (888) 943-4532 www.flowcreteamericas.com General Equipment Equipment manufacturer 620 Alexander Dr. SW Owatonna, MN 55060 (800) 533-0524 www.generalequip.com Guardian Fall Protection Safety equipment manufacturer 6305 S 231 st St. Kent, WA 98032 (800) 466-6385 www.guardianfall.com International Concrete Repair Institute (ICRI) Education 1000 Westgate Dr., Ste. 252 St. Paul, MN 55114 (651) 366-6095 www.icri.org International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA) Education 1901 N Moore St., Ste. #808 Arlington, VA 22209 (703) 525-1695 https://safetyequipment.org LATICRETE International Material manufacturer 1 Laticrete Park N Bethany, CT 06524 (800) 243-4788 www.laticrete.com Marco Equipment and material manufacturer 3425 E Locust St. Davenport, IA 52803 (800) 252-7848 www.marco.us NACE International Education 15835 Park Ten Pl. Houston, TX 77084 (281) 228-6200 www.nace.org Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Education 200 Constitution Ave. NW Washington, D.C. 20210 (800) 321-6742 www.osha.gov The Paul Gardner Company Inspection equipment manufacturer 316 NE 1 st St. Pompano, FL 33060 (954) 946-9454 www.gardco.com Polycoat Products Coatings manufacturer 14722 Spring Ave. Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670 (562) 802-8834 www.polycoatusa.com Prime Resins Material manufacturer 2291 Plunkett Rd. Conyers, GA 30012 (800) 321-7212 www.primeresins.com Purdy Equipment manufacturer 101 Prospect Ave. Cleveland, OH 44115 (800) 547-0780 www.purdy.com Robert Bosch Tool Corp. Equipment manufacturer 1800 W Central Rd. Mt. Prospect, IL 60056 (224) 232-2000 www.boschtools.com Rust-Oleum Material manufacturer 11 E Hawthorn Pkwy. Vernon Hills, IL 60061 (877) 385-8155 www.rustoleum.com Seymour Midwest Equipment manufacturer P.O. Box 1674 Warsaw, IN 46581 (800) 815-7253 www.seymourmidwest.com

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