Problem Solving Forum
October 30 - November 4, 2016
Is there a quick way to determine the validity of a claim of “extreme durability” for a new concrete floor coating material exposed to heavy foot traffic?
Zenith Czora of Durotech Industries, Inc. on
November 4, 2016:
Surface preparation, application and the type of c ...read more Surface preparation, application and the type of coating dictates performance. Coating manufacturers normally provide a test certificate that confirms the performance standard of a floor coating. 100% solids, self-leveling epoxy floor coatings and polyspartic floor coatings can withstand heavy foot traffic.
TOLGA DIRAZ of Freelance on
November 3, 2016:
I am not an expert in this field, but ASTM C1353 s ...read more I am not an expert in this field, but ASTM C1353 standard test may give helpful results in screening the products of concern. Any comments?
Brian E Bennett of Bennett Construction & Enterprises, LLC on
October 31, 2016:
I think so if you hire a well qualified flooring g ...read more I think so if you hire a well qualified flooring guy with some years and knowledge behind him. He or she is the professional who should be able to advice a potential client about which coating will be best suited for the client's needs. That's what you get when you don't seek out just the lowest price but rather experience and knowledge.