September 15, 2016
Epoxy.com is proud to announce Product #659. This is a conductive primer that makes our existing conductive epoxy topcoat products even better. Here is summary of the material:
CONDUCTIVE EPOXY PRIMER
Epoxy.com Product #659
Product #659 Conductive Epoxy Primer is a water-based, two component, carbon filled conductive epoxy primer designed for use with various Epoxy.com Conductive Systems.Product #659 has very low odor making it suitable for use in occupied buildings.
- For Use with Various Epoxy.com Conductive Systems
- Maintains Electrical Conductivity Performance over the Wear Life of the System
- Fast Dry Time
- Low Odor During Application and Cure
- VOC Compliant in all 50 US States, Meets USGBC LEED Requirements
- Substrate must be above 50°F and relative humidity below 85% for proper curing.
- Substrate must be properly prepared following Epoxy.com recommendations and free of dirt, waxes, curing agents and other foreign materials
- Excessive moisture in the substrate will require a moisture vapor control treatment like Product #830
- Concrete substrate must be insulated with a non-conductive
epoxy primer/base coat like Product #12 Chemical Resistant Epoxy Primer or Product #899 Epoxy Primer prior to application of Product #659 Conductive Epoxy Primer. Consult with Epoxy.com Technical Department for recommendations.
- Must be top coated with a conductive top coating like Product #1ESD, or Product #630 Conductive.
Surface Preparation is the most critical portion of any successful resinous flooring system application. All substrates must be properly prepared and tested for moisture as outlined in installation procedures or as recommended by Epoxy.com.
BATCHING, MIXING & INSTALLATION
Product #659 Conductive Epoxy Primer:
PART A 1 quart to
PART B 3 quarts to
Clean Water 8 volume ounces (6% by volume of water)
Total 4.125 quarts
Coverage (250 square feet/gal.) 265.6 square feet per batch
Pre-mix Product #659 Conductive Epoxy Primer part B prior to combining with part A. Mix 1 part A with 3 parts B for 2-3 minutes with a low-speed jiffy mixer, scraping sides and bottom of mix vessel. Continue mixing and add 6% by volume clean potable water and continue mixing for 1 additional minute.
Immediately spread and back roll mixed Product #659 Conductive Epoxy Primer at a rate of 250 ft2 per gallon with a short nap roller over previously applied non-conductive epoxy primer/base coat.Care should be taken to avoid puddles. Allow to cure minimum 12 hours (at 75°F) to maximum 24 hours before coating with specified topcoat.
Important: Test Product #659 Conductive Epoxy Primer with ohm meter prior to top coating to confirm acceptable level of conductivity is achieved. If test readings are higher than 25,000 ohms, contact Epoxy.com Technical Support Department for further instructions before installing specified topcoat.
Top Coat with a conductive top coating like Product #1ESD, or Product #630 Conductive.
Clean skin with soap and water. Tools and equipment should be cleaned with warm soapy water, xylene or lacquer thinner. Consult Material Safety Data for safety and health precautions.
Waterborne Epoxy Resin and Conductive Filler. Color: Black.
Product #659 Conductive Epoxy Primer applied at 250 ft2 per gallon yields 2.7 mils dry film thickness.
TECHNICAL DATA (@ 75°F, 50% RH)
||1 Part A to 3 Parts B by Volume
|Solids Content, by volume
|Volatile Organic Content (VOC)
|Bond Strength to Concrete
||300-400+ psi (100% concrete failure)
||6 months when properly stored
CURE/DRY TIME (@ 75°F, 50% RH)
|Dry to Touch
|Recoat (Refer to testing requirements)
| Light Traffic
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Posted by Norm Lambert
May 18, 2015
Having the knowledge of which type of sealer to use is extremely important to the overall satisfaction of the job. There are 3 basic types of epoxy sealers. The first is 100% solids epoxy, solvent based sealants and finally water based sealers. There are also urethane and acrylic sealers.
To understand how each sealant works one must understand how they act as an epoxy. http://www.epoxy.com/primersealer.aspx . The 100% solids epoxy when applied to a floor retains a consistent thickness. Epoxy.com #15 http://www.epoxy.com/15.aspx is the best product for maintaining a clear epoxy sealer without any loss of thickness due to evaporation. If you roll a gallon of material on your floor, when it hardens you maintain the thickness of the full gallon of spread coverage.
Epoxy.com #15 can be used to seal previously installed epoxy and river rock stone on pool decks or walkways. It also seals Epoxy Chip flooring, as well as acts as a binger and sealer to Epoxy quartz flooring. It provides protection, just the right amount of shine and helps to keep the water from permeating the underlying concrete. It also works well inside in garages. It is our most versatile sealer that we offer it works great on concrete inside and when properly installed outdoors.
When you apply a water based sealer or solvated sealer you will consistently loose a percentage of the thickness due to evaporation. Even though this is the case there are times when a 100% solids epoxy may not do exactly what you need it to accomplish. In this case we offer products with different components and viscosity to suit your needs as a consumer.
Epoxy.com #671 is a low viscosity, two component, carbon filled, polyamide modified conductive primer/sealer formulated with special wetting agents to provide maximum penetration into concrete surfaces. Product #671 Primer Sealer is ideal for both new and old concrete surfaces. Product #671 Conductive Epoxy Primer Sealer provides excellent resistance to wear, and can be used either alone or as a conductive sealer or as a conductive epoxy primer when used with Product #674 Electro-Static Dissipating Urethane Topcoat and our Conductive Systems.
Epoxy.com #80 is a solvented clear acrylic solution formulated to create a clear, non-yellowing protective coating. Product #80 ACRYLIC SEALER http://www.epoxy.com/acrylic-sealer.aspx provides a tough, UV and abrasion resistant film that effectively protects surfaces from moisture penetration, staining, dirt, dust, and wear. It is good for both indoor as well as outdoor applications. This works well to seal existing terrazzo floors and as well as slate.
For those in California, who don’t want to use a 100% solid material, we offer Epoxy.com http://www.epoxy.com/High-Solids-Urethane-Coating.aspx Epoxy.com # 441 is free of the health and environmental problems normally found in solvent-based urethanes, while maintaining excellent performance properties. The very low VOCs allows this urethane coating to meet the strict low VOC standards. Epoxy.com # 441 Polyurethane Coating and Sealer provides a matte finish. Product #441 water-based urethane coating and sealer has good chemical, stain, and mar resistance.
Finally the most important thing to remember when you are choosing an Epoxy.com Sealer is to make sure you are using The Right Product for The Right Job. If you would like assistance with your selection please call our Technical Support Line at 352-533-2167 and we will be happy to assist you.
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Posted by Katey Fontaine
April 10, 2015
We are pleased to announce our new easy to navigate links on http://www.epoxy.com/. Thanks to our loyal customer’s feedback we have upgraded our website to make it easier to find products, installation techniques and important documents for your needs.
Our website at http://www.Epoxy.com has been upgraded at the top of the page to read more like a book. Making it user friendly for all. Whether you are an existing customer looking for a product that you are already using or a new visitor to our website looking for ideas to start your projects, we have made it easier for you to navigate.
Existing customers still have access to our catalogue of products by clicking the Products Catalogue link directly after our Home Page link. If you are new to our website or if you have a new project idea or customers looking for something you have not done previously we have links with drop down boxes to assist you in finding the Right Products for the Right Job.
We have added quick links at the top of any page that shows up as an error. You can now type in a saved page directly and if you miss part of the page address or are not 100% certain of the destination, you will still be directed towards our top of the page links for you to navigate through our website.
Our website is customer recommended, updated, and we appreciate your feedback. If you see anything that would help you navigate our website better www.epoxy.com please contact Norm at 352-533-2167. We appreciate your feedback and are thankful for your suggestions.
As always you can contact our technical service department at 352-533-2167 for assistance as we still strongly believe in the human interface. Our customer service department is open Monday – Friday 9-4 ET for your orders and will be happy to help you.
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Posted by Katey Fontaine
November 20, 2012
Here is a suggested list of the materials that you will need for most typical epoxy coating systems. This list is also useful for installing roller applied coating systems like Epoxy.com Chip Flooring.
- 1 roller pan
- 6 inserts for roller pan
- 15 stir sticks
- 12 (5 QT) plastic pails
- 3 (5 G) plastic pails
- Roll of Duct Tape
- 5 heavy duty 9″ roller frames
- 6 (3/8″ nap) roller covers *be sure the roller nap doesnot fall apart in hands*
- Roller handle extension poll
- 4 Hard Plastic Body Filler type Squeegees
- Paper 6oz Dixie cups
- 2 (2 blade) mixing paddles – should be at least 5 inches in diameter and capable of being used in a heavy duty drill
- Heavy Duty Drill for mixing paddles above
- 6 (2″) paint brushes *check bristles to be certain they CAN NOT be pulled out*
- Latex (or non latex) rubber gloves
- Vacuum (Shop Vacuum Quality)
- Stiff Bristled Broom *check to make sure bristles do not fall out*
- Chalk line or laser to set lines that need to be masked
- Roll of plastic to keep buckets on to avoid drips onto floor
- Go Jo Hand cleaner or fast orange for hands and skin
*Note – Epoxy does NOT come out of fabrics*
For more information visit www.epoxy.com.
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Posted by Norm Lambert