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Concrete Dec 2017

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16 CONCRETE COVERED 2017 COATINGSPROMAG.COM A lthough polyurea products can be more expensive, the expediency of some of the offerings has many contractors open to paying a higher price. "ey' ll pay more if it works," Paine said of contractors. "ey' ll pay a little more for the product itself, but they can finish jobs in a day versus having to come back the next day or even a third day. e second thing is that it gets the end user back to the site earlier. e savings of downtime and labor can offset the cost of the product." Traditional and less expensive epoxies and urethanes also remain viable, and advances are being made to push the timetables on those as well. For instance, the Series 208 Epoxoprime MV T is a moisture-vapor-tolerant, high-solids epoxy primer from Tnemec that can be applied as early as 10 days after new concrete is installed, instead of the standard Cementing Success VENDOR TEAM 3M Safety equipment manufacturer 2501 Hudson Rd. Maplewood, MN 55144 (800) 364-3577 www.3m.com American Concrete Institute (ACI) QC/Inspection education 38800 Country Club Dr. Farmington Hills, MI 48331 (248) 848-3700 www.concrete.org Arizona Polymer Flooring Material manufacturer 4565 W Watkins St. Phoenix, AZ 85043 (800) 562-4921 www.apfepoxy.com Bullard Safety equipment manufacturer 1898 Safety Way Cynthiana, KY 41031 (877) 285-5273 www.bullard.com ChemMasters Material manufacturer 300 Edwards St. Madison, OH 44057 (440) 428-2105 www.chemmasters.net Coatings for Industry, Inc. (CFI) Coatings manufacturer 319 Township Line Rd. Souderton, PA 18964 (877) 723-0919 www.cficoatings.com DeFelsko Inspection equipment manufacturer 800 Proctor Ave. Ogdensburg, NY 13669 (800) 448-3835 www.defelsko.com Diamatic USA Equipment manufacturer 5220 Gaines St. San Diego, CA 92110 (866) 295-5512 www.diamaticusa.com Easycove Material manufacturer 872 S Milwaukee Ave., Ste. 234 Libertyville, IL 60048 (847) 972-2131 www.easycove.com Elcometer Inc. Inspection equipment manufacturer 1893 Rochester Industrial Dr. Rochester Hills, MI 48309 (248) 650-0500 www.elcometer.com Extech Instruments Corporation Inspection equipment manufacturer 9 Townsend West Nashua, NH 03063 (877) 239-8324 www.extech.com Flowcrete Americas Coatings manufacturer 616 Spring Hill Dr., Ste. 100 Spring, TX 77386 (936) 539-6700 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 231st St. Kent, WA 98032 (800) 466-6385 www.guardianfall.com International Concrete Repair Institute (ICRI) QC/Inspection education 1000 Westgate Dr., Ste. 252 St. Paul, MN 55114 (651) 366-6095 www.icri.org LATICRETE International Material manufacturer 1 Laticrete Park N Bethany, CT 06524 (800) 243-4788 www.laticrete.com Products can be made to have high build with quick turnaround. "We wanted to help our installers when they have requests for jobs that need a fast turnaround," said Paul Koury, president of Westcoat. Speeding up the time it takes to top a curing concrete is another trend. Usually concrete cures for ~28 days, but companies, such as Tnemec, are creating products that can be applied much sooner.

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