Concrete Coatings

Factors Affecting Sealer Performance on Concrete

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It is often assumed that solvent-based sealers give better performance than water-based formulations on concrete because the solvent-based sealers are thought to better penetrate into the concrete matrix. In practice, it can be difficult to measure actual penetration of a sealer into concrete, as dyes and colorants used to highlight the sealer may show different migration properties than the polymeric binder....

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Transforming Concrete Floors with Decorative Coatings

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Demand for concrete for both exterior and interior flooring applications in residential and commercial settings is growing significantly due to the strong health of the construction market, including both new housing starts and remodeling work, in most regions around the world. In the United States alone, over 214 kilotons of concrete was used in flooring applications in 2016, and demand...

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