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JUL 2018

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COATINGSPRO JULY 2018 35 success. e same can also be said in the flooring world. For Miller's crew, one of the first steps was ensuring safety. As part of a jobsite safety plan, crew members regularly wore safety glasses, steel-toed boots, and eye protection. W hen mixing materials, crew members added full-body coveralls and 3M respirators. With the proper personal protective equipment (PPE) gear in place, step one of the five-day process for each working area was to prepare the surface. To do this, they shot blasted existing concrete surface using a Goff unit to achieve the International Concrete Repair Institute's (ICRI) Concrete Surface Profile (CSP) 7, known as a heav y shotblast. The crew set up mixing stations for the multiple-component materials. They used 250-gallon (946.4 L) containers to mix and move the materials, such as the urethane mortar, and they wore full-body coveralls when mixing. T.W. Hicks had 12 crew members working on this project, which lasted about 16 weeks in total. Each section took about a week to install the new resinous flooring system from Sika. Floor for Entertainment Re ad e r In qui r y at co ati n g sp ro m a g.co m /i n q07 18

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