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Real-time Help Lines for Floor Coating Projects

Suppliers of floor coatings to businesses and do-it-yourself  homeowners are extending real-time professional phone support in order to solve the problem of improper installation. The trick to creating a quality floor coating is getting the coating to adhere to the substrate surface without chipping, peeling or lifting. The key is the preparation of the floor...

Concrete Coatings:  Polyurea and Polyurethane the effects of moisture, abrasion, corrosion, and chemical attack.

Polyurea and Polyurethane the effects of moisture, abrasion, corrosion, and chemical attack. Concrete is the most broadly used building material in the world, due to its versatility, sturdiness, and its simplicity that makes it simple to use. But it is also susceptible to producing irregular cracks, which swiftly convert to arteries for water, chemicals, and...

Low Pressure Applied Polyurea

Since the discovery of fast set polyurea spray during the mid-1980’s by Mr. Dudley Primeaux of Texaco Chemical Company®, it has been necessary to apply this newly discovered technology through the use of a plural element high-pressure pump system which could consistently manage processing temperatures ranging from 130°F to 170°F. It was also imperative that...

Polyurea Polyurethane and Hybrids

A “Simple” Look at Definitions: Polyurea- Polyurea can be defined as the effect of a chemical response between an isocyanate and an amine. In chemical coating terms, this is generally a reaction between an MDI or HDI pre-polymer with amine-terminated resins. This is also the formally excluded definition by the PDA. The PDA also supports...

Polyurea and Polyurethane, what is the difference?

Polyureas and Polyurethanes both cure to systems that can vary from unyielding to very elastic solids in their final properties. The two are quite comparable, but with some distinct variations. While polyurethanes have been operated for many years as adhesives and sealants, polyureas are moderately new to the industry. From a chemical standpoint, a polyurethane...

Polyurea Coatings

Polyurea stems from the Polyurethane group and is notably versatile; known for its superior adhesion, abrasion resistance and ability to fight corrosive material, as well as it powerful, long-lasting coating, waterproofing aptitudes and amazingly fast cure time. Polyurea is the leading solution in protective coatings. Polyurea is an exemplary coating, sturdy sufficient for substantial performance...