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COMPANY OVERVIEW

KARNAK, a Certified Women's Business Enterprise, manufactures a complete line of reflective coatings, cements, sealants and air and vapor barriers for roofing and waterproofing. KARNAK is the leading manufacturer of ENERGY STARŪ-labeled coatings. Products are tested for fire resistance and wind uplift by UL and FM. Products are certified to comply with ASTM Specifications by UL Laboratories. KARNAK ENERGY STAR-labeled coatings can help buildings obtain LEED points. Products are CRRC listed.

  • LEED, UL, FM, CRRC listed and rated products
  • ASTM Compliant Products
  • Code Compliant Products
  • VOC Compliant Products
  • Energy Star Labeled Reflective Products
  • Outstanding Customer Service
  • 6 Distribution Centers including 3 manufacturing facilities to service North America

ALL PRODUCTS

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Air & Vapor Barriers - 321 K-NRG Seal VP

KARNAK offers air and vapor barriers that are ABAA evaluated and can contribute toward LEED points. The products help improve building occupant comfort, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and heating and cooling costs, and improve indoor air quality and acoustical isolation.
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Air & Vapor Barriers - 323 K-NRG Gap Seal FR™

KARNAK K-NRG Gap Seal FR is a fire resistant, building envelope sealant designed to seal joints, penetrations and transitions when applied to above-grade wall assemblies. It is a single-component, water-based acrylic mastic that cures to a tough monolithic elastomeric-like membrane. This sealant is fully compatible with K-NRG Seal VP™.

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298 Alumin-R Reflective Aluminum Coatings

KARNAK #298 Alumin-R is a single component, SBS rubber modified asphalt, and is specially formulated with aluminum pigment to be used as a reflective elastomeric coating with modified bitumen membranes, B.U.R., properly sloped residential concrete roofs and primed metal surfaces. The strength and elastomeric qualities of KARNAK #298 Alumin-R combined with its reflective properties, enhance the coating's ability to resist movement. KARNAK #298 Alumin-R provides the membrane with good weathering and elongation properties and reduces roof surface temperatures.
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98 Fibered Aluminum Roof Coating

KARNAK #98 Fibered Aluminum Roof Coating is a PREMIUM coating made of selected asphalts and pigment flakes of pure aluminum blended with refined solvents and reinforcing fibers for heavy duty service. When KARNAK #98 Fibered Aluminum Roof Coating is applied to the roof, the aluminum flakes leaf to the surface providing a reflective metallic shield over the base of the coating. KARNAK #98 Fibered Aluminum Roof Coating is a true 3 lb.+ aluminum pigment product conforming to ASTM D-962, Type II.
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97 Fibered Aluminum Roof Coating

KARNAK #97 Fibered Aluminum Roof Coating is made of selected asphalts and pigment flakes of pure aluminum blended with refined solvents and reinforcing fibers for heavy duty service. When KARNAK #97 Fibered Aluminum Roof Coating is applied to the roof, the aluminum flakes leaf to the surface providing a reflective metallic shield over the base of the coating.
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169 Non-Fibered Aluminum Roof Coating

KARNAK #169 Non-Fibered Aluminum Roof Coating is a formulation of selected asphalts, refined solvents and fine aluminum flakes. When the coating is applied to the roof, the aluminum flakes leaf in over lapping parallel layers, forming a reflective, metallic shield over the base material. The combination of these two protective materials, aluminum and asphalt, by the exclusive KARNAK process results in a self-protecting roof coating with longer-lasting moisture and heat-resistant properties. KARNAK #169 Non-Fibered Aluminum Roof Coating remains permanently bonded to the base material, thus assuring longer roof life with subsequent savings on roof maintenance.
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170 Tar Cement

KARNAK #170 Tar Cement is a non-asbestos, tar base, plastic cement with unique water repellent characteristics. KARNAK #170 Tar Cement is ideal for emergency roof repairs when roof leaks occur since it can actually be applied under water. Prepared to a heavy consistency for application by trowel to provide a durable, elastic coating with long-lasting, weather-resisting protection, this product gives excellent performance over a wide range of temperatures and conditions and has excellent self-healing properties.
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27 Fibered Perfectseal Aluminium Exterior Coating

KARNAK #27 Fibered Perfectseal Aluminum Exterior Coating is made of selected asphalts and pigment flakes of pure aluminum, blended with petroleum solvents and mineral fibers. When KARNAK #27 Fibered Perfectseal Aluminum Exterior Coating is applied to the roof, the aluminum flakes leaf to the surface, forming a reflective, metallic shield over the base material.
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28 Non-Fibered Perfectseal Aluminium Roof Coating

KARNAK #28 Non-Fibered Perfectseal Aluminum Roof Coating is made of selected asphalts and pigment flakes of pure aluminum blended with petroleum solvents and mineral fillers. When KARNAK #28 Non-Fibered Perfectseal Aluminum Coating is applied to the roof, the aluminum flakes leaf to the surface, forming a reflective, metallic shield over the base material.
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297 Aqua-Lum Aluminum Coating

KARNAK 297 Aqua-Lum is a water-based aluminum asphalt emulsion coating that forms a reflective shield over asphalt roofing systems and is formulated to meet all VOC regulations. KARNAK 297 Aqua-Lum can be applied to hot-applied BUR or SBS Systems as soon as they have cured and can bear foot traffic firmly, thus eliminating the standard 90 to 180 day cure time normally required prior to coating with conventional solvent based aluminum coating. This coating may also be applied to APP modified bitumen membranes.
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670HS Karna-Sil Ultra (High Solids Low VOC Silicone Coating)

Karnak 670HS Karna-Sil Ultra is a white, single component, high solids, moisture curing silicone coating that produces a durable elastic coating with exceptional weathering and water resistance characteristics.
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670 LS Karna-Sil (Low VOC Silicone Coating)

KARNAK 670 Karna-Sil is a white, Low-VOC single component, moisture curing silicone coating that produces a durable elastic coating with exceptional weathering and water resistance characteristics
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502 RC-W Elasto-Kote Roof Coating

502 RC-W Elasto-Kote is a one component, fluid applied thermoplastic roofing system. It needs no intermixing, is easy to apply and results in surfaces of outstanding appearance and protection. RC-W provides a tough, flexible, elastic film that exhibits excellent color retention, weather resistance.
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501 Elasto-Brite

KARNAK 501 Elasto-Brite is a co-polymer elastomeric, 100% acrylic emulsion coating. 501 Elasto-Brite provides excellent protection, appearance, mildew resistance, color stability, weatherability and flexibility.
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529 Renu-White

KARNAK 529 Renu-White is a polymer acrylic based elastomeric roof coating that affords the building owner the energy saving benefits of a highly reflective white coating while providing good resistance to UV degradation and the weather. This economical coating forms a highly elastic membrane to protect a variety of roof substrates.
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529HS Renu-White

KARNAK 529HS Renu-White is a polymer acrylic based elastomeric roof coating that affords the building owner the energy saving benefits of a highly reflective white coating while providing good resistance to UV degradation and the weather. This economical coating forms a highly elastic membrane to protect a variety of roof substrates.
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535 QS Enviro-Lastic

KARNAK 535 QS Enviro-Lastic is a 100% acrylic resin, white reflective, elastomeric coating with Quick-Set technology that locks the coating in to protect against rain wash-off 20 minutes after application. 535 QS Enviro-Lastic represents KARNAK's dedication to advancing acrylic coating technologies in the industry. This coating has superior color stability, resistance to dirt pickup, excellent hail resistance and low temperature flexibility.
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404 Corrosion Proof Base Coat

KARNAK 404 Corrosion Proof is a self-priming, modified acrylic coating designed to go over sound and properly prepared rusty metal surfaces to prevent the development of new rust.
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405 Bond-N-Shield Base Coat

KARNAK 405 Bond-N-Shield is a 100% elastomeric acrylic, co-polymer emulsion, specifically designed as a base coating that will provide excellent adhesion to asphalt surfaces. The coating contains stain blockers that prevent asphalt bleed thru thus producing a brighter white coating over these surfaces. Technological advances in the KARNAK laboratory also give this acrylic coating improved water blistering resistance in temporary ponding areas versus traditional acrylic coatings.
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406 Tru-Grip Base Coat

KARNAK 406 Tru-Grip is a 100% acrylic elastomeric co-polymer emulsion, specifically designed as a base coating for adhesion to weathered TPO, and PVC roofing membranes. When applied to a suitably cleaned, weathered TPO or PVC roof and top coated with a durable acrylic elastomeric topcoat such as 535 QS Enviro-Lastic, 501 Elasto-Brite or 529 Renu-White, the basecoat can extend the life of the existing roof membrane.The technology used in 406 Tru-Grip enables the coating to have very good adhesion and resistance to blistering when applied to weathered TPO and PVC.
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407 EPDM & SPF (EPDM and SPF Base Coat)

KARNAK 407 EPDM & SPF is a 100% acrylic elastomeric co-polymer emulsion, specifically designed as a base coating for adhesion to EPDM and SPF (Spray polyurethane foam) roofing membranes and systems. When applied to a suitably cleaned EPDM or SPF roofs and top coated with a durable KARNAK acrylic elastomeric finish coat such as 535 QS Enviro-Lastic, 501 Elasto-Brite or 529 Renu-White, the coatings can extend the life of the existing roof membrane.The technology used in KARNAK 407 EPDM & SPF enables the coating to have very good adhesion and resistance to blistering when applied to EPDM or SPF roofing systems.
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702 K-Prep (Self-priming base coat over Kynar coated metal)

KARNAK 702 K-Prep is a 100% acrylic elastomeric co-polymer emulsion, specifically designed as a primer for improving adhesion to weathered Kynar™ coated metal roofing. When applied to a suitably cleaned, weathered Kynar™ coated metal roof and coated with a durable acrylic elastomeric base coat such as 404 Corrosion Proof Base Coat and finish coat such as 535 QS Enviro-Lastic, 501 Elasto-Brite or 529 Renu-White, the coating system can extend the life of the existing roof. The technology used in 702 K-Prep imparts very good adhesion and resistance to blistering over a surface that traditionally has been difficult to bond to.

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220 Emulsion Roof Coating / 220 Fibered Emulsion Dampproofing

KARNAK #220 Fibered Emulsion Dampproofing is a general purpose coating, manufactured with refined asphalt, clay emulsifiers, and selected non-asbestos fibers. The dried film cures to a tough, flexible, durable finish and will resist variations in temperature and weather. KARNAK #220 Fibered Emulsion Dampproofing will not burn or support combustion in a liquid state. This is a low odor coating that resists the absorption of exterior moisture. KARNAK #220 Fibered Emulsion Dampproofing may be applied to slightly damp surfaces.
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920 Fibered Emulsion Mastic (Trowel grade)

KARNAK #920 Fibered Emulsion Mastic is a general purpose coating, manufactured with refined asphalt, clay emulsifiers, and selected non-asbestos fibers. The dried film cures to a tough, flexible, durable finish and will resist variations in temperature and weather. KARNAK #920 Fibered Emulsion Mastic will not burn or support combustion in a liquid state. This is a low odor coating that resists the absorption of exterior moisture. KARNAK #920 Fibered Emulsion Mastic may be applied to slightly damp surfaces.
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83 Fibered Dampproofing (Brush or Spray)

KARNAK #83 Fibered Dampproofing is a solvent based asphalt compound, manufactured with selected asphalts, mineral fibers, stabilizers and mineral spirits. KARNAK #83 Fibered Dampproofing is prepared to semi-mastic consistency for easy application, by brush, spray or roller. This material is a multi- purpose, cold applied protective dampproofing that dries to a tough, durable and flexible coating that gives excellent performance over a wide range of temperature and conditions. This product exhibits excellent resistance to acids and alkalies in the soils and in the environment.
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86 Fibered Trowel Mastic

KARNAK #86 Fibered Trowel Mastic is manufactured from a blend of selected asphalts, fibers, stabilizers, fillers and solvents. KARNAK #86 Fibered Trowel Mastic is a heavy bodied product which dries to a tough, flexible and elastic protective coating. KARNAK #86 Fibered Trowel Mastic is highly resistant to the penetration of water and moisture over a wide range of temperature and service conditions. KARNAK #86 Fibered Trowel Mastic has excellent resistance to most acid, alkali, and salt spray solutions.
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100 Non-Fibered Emulsion Dampproofing

KARNAK #100 Non-Fibered Emulsion Dampproofing is a general purpose coating, manufactured with refined asphalt, emulsifiers and selected clay fillers. The dried film cures to a tough, flexible, durable finish and will resist extreme variations in temperature and weather. KARNAK #100 Non-Fibered Emulsion Dampproofing will not burn or support combustion in a liquid state. This is a low odor coating that resists the absorption of exterior moisture. KARNAK #100 Non-Fibered Emulsion Dampproofing can be applied to damp surfaces.
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71 Fibered Asphalt Roof Coating

KARNAK 71 Fibered Asphalt Roof Coating is a superior quality roof coating consisting of selected asphalts, mineral fibers and mineral spirits. 71 Fibered Asphalt Roof Coating is designed to provide excellent weathering protection on most roof surfaces. It may be applied to smooth surface BUR, SBS modified bitumen membranes, metal roof surfaces and roll roofing as a protective coating. The coating forms a tough, elastic film to help protect the underlying roof system.
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112 Non-Fibered Asphalt Roof Coating

KARNAK 112 Non-Fibered Asphalt Roof Coating is a non-fibered asphalt coating designed for protecting a variety of roof surfaces. The finished coating forms a smooth, tough, flexible film that serves to help protect and extend the life of smooth surface BUR, APP and SBS modified bitumen membranes, metal roof surfaces and roll roofing.
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78 Cold Process Cement

KARNAK #78 Cold Process Cement is a multi-purpose fast setting asphalt cement which can be used as a blind nail or lap cement with prepared rolled roofing. KARNAK #78 Cold Process Cement can also be used in conjunction with any of KARNAK's Cold Process Roofing Systems (i.e.: P-21, P-22) or with other manufacturers' coated fiberglass felts and base sheets.
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LL10 & LL20 Water Repellents

KARNAK#LL10 & LL20 are environmentally friendly colorless silane modified siloxane emulsions manufactured for use as masonry water repellents. They are formulated for deep penetration which enables surfaces to shed water effectively. The active material penetrates into the substrate and condenses to give hydrophobic characteristics to the substrate. The reaction does not substantially affect the water vapor permeability of the treated surfaces

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229AR Elastomeric (Waterproofing)

KARNAK #229AR-Elastomeric is a single component, rubber reinforced asphalt which forms a highly elastomeric waterproof coating. The dried film cures to a tough flexible finish and will resist variations in temperature and weather. KARNAK #229 AR-Elastomeric has excellent resistance to acids, alkalies and salts in the soil and will not deteriorate.
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88 Rubberized Waterproofing (Spray grade)

KARNAK #88R Rubberized Waterproofing is a solvent based elastomeric asphalt compound, manufactured with selected asphalts, stabilizers and mineral spirits. KARNAK #88R Rubberized Waterproofing is prepared to semi-mastic consistency for easy spray application. Karnak #88R is a multi purpose, cold applied protective waterproofing that dries to a tough 33-mil durable and flexible coating that gives excellent performance over a wide range of temperature and weather conditions. This protective coating also functions as an air barrier as specified in a number of building codes. KARNAK #88R Waterproofing exhibits excellent resistance to acids and alkalis in soil and in the environment.
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502 RC-W Elasto Kote (Base & Finish)

KARNAK #502 RC-W Elasto-Kote is a highly elastic solvent based thermoplastic exterior waterproof coating. The coating has excellent color stability, weatherability and flexibility. KARNAK #502 RC-W Elasto Kote has outstanding surface appearance and durability against salt spray, acid rain and ultra-violet sunlight.

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31 Fiberglass Membrane

KARNAK #31 Fiber Glass Membrane is a waterproofing fabric woven entirely of fiberglass yarn. It is ideal for use with cold application cements and coatings, and being of high flexibility, conforms to all contours and bends as required in general roofing and waterproofing maintenance.
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34 Utility Grade Asphalt Cotton Fabric

KARNAK #34 Utility Grade Cotton Fabric is a strong cotton fabric, thoroughly impregnated with highly specialized bitumens. This exclusive KARNAK process permits the fabric to unroll easily, without distortion. It can be applied smoothly and without wrinkles. The open mesh construction of the fabric allows the surface coatings to penetrate through and interlock, thereby providing a firm mechanical bond between coatings, and insuring long life of the application. This strong elastic interlocking system is very pliable and prevents rupture due to expansion and contraction of the applied surfaces. KARNAK #34 Utility Grade fabric was developed to meet the need for an economical, lighter weight fabric.
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550 Patch-N-Go

KARNAK 550 Patch-N-Go self-sealing tapes are composed of highly adhesive butyl rubber compounds with either a protective aluminum film, absorbent fleece or double-sided. These tapes were developed to quickly seal surfaces and stop the intrusion of moisture. The aluminum reinforced film tapes are self-protecting making them a true One-Step™ sealant product that's available in White, Black or Silver. The aluminum film readily accepts solvent or acrylic based coatings and paints. The Fleece tape is ideal for use with metal roofing or single-ply roof applications as a seam and detail waterproofing fabric that bonds firmly to the surface. Double-Sided tape is great for sealing between metal-to-metal surfaces and to bond between seams of single ply roof membranes. Also use in creating seals for abutting and fastening mechanical equipment. Offers a high degree of vibration dampening. May also be molded to shape for custom sealing. The highly adhesive bond of 550 Patch-N-Go stays flexible in a wide range of temperatures for service use in all climates.

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3036 Poly-Mat

KARNAK #3036 Poly-Mat spunbound polyester is a sheet product of continuous-filament polyester fibers that are arranged, highly dispersed, and bonded at the filament junctions. While the chemical and thermal properties of KARNAK #3036 Poly-Mat are essentially those of polyester fiber, the product's spunbound structure endows it with an extraordinary combination of physical properties.

The distinctive characteristics of KARNAK #3036 Poly-Mat include high tensile strength compiled with high elongation, outstanding tear strength and toughness, high bulk and porosity, non-raveling edges, and excellent dimensional stability.
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5540 Resat-Mat

KARNAK #5540 Resat-Mat spunlaced fabric is a textile material composed of polyester fibers entangled to form a strong reinforcing fabric with cold roofing mastics and liquid elastomerics. Composed of 100% polyester, KARNAK #5540 Resat-Mat has excellent conformability, making it ideal for replacing felts and fiberglass as reinforcing mats on rough roof surfaces, such as transit roofs, metal roofs or gravel surfaces. The distinctive characteristics of KARNAK #5540 Resat-Mat include high tensile strength compiled with high elongation, outstanding tear strength and toughness, high bulk and porosity, non-raveling edges, and excellent dimensional stability.

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19 Ultra Rubberized Caulk

KARNAK #19 Ultra Flashing Cement is the next generation flashing cement. Scientifically compounded with a selection of rubber reinforced asphalt, mineral fibers, and refined solvents. KARNAK #19 Ultra is manufactured to a heavy pliable consistency for ease of application by trowel. #19 Ultra provides a durable elastomeric coating of greater strength, excellent adhesion and high resistance to water and weathering. KARNAK #19 Ultra is composed of special chemical ingredients which give it a unique water displacement quality (Wet/Dry). KARNAK #19 Ultra dries to a tough, flexible, waterproof and corrosion proof rubber coating which gives maximum protection and excellent performance over wide ranges of temperature and weather conditions. KARNAK #19 Ultra is available in 3 consistencies: Summer, Semi and Winter.
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160.1 Amphibicaulk (Wet and Dry)

KARNAK #160.1 Amphibicaulk is a carefully prepared caulking-grade roof cement with special water displacing characteristics, which ensures an effective bond to both wet and dry surfaces. The ability to adhere during inclement weather conditions makes KARNAK #160.1 Amphibicaulk the first choice of both roofing contractors and plant engineers. KARNAK #160.1 Amphibicaulk is composed of selected asphalt, mineral fillers combined with refined solvent, and special chemical ingredients, which give it a unique water displacement quality.
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105 Tac-Kote

KARNAK #105 Tac-Kote is a cold applied asphalt cut-back designed specifically as a primer/adhesive for use under asphalt based roadways.
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230-2% Neo-Asphalt (Trowel Grade)

KARNAK #230-2% Neo-Asphalt is a cold applied, rubberized asphalt cement, designed especially for use as an adhesive for paving blocks and pressed asphalt bricks. Eliminates the need for a hot kettle.
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237-2% Neo-Asphalt (Brush Grade)

KARNAK #237-2% Neo-Asphalt is an asbestos-free cold applied, rubberized asphalt cement, designed especially as an adhesive for paving blocks and pressed asphalt bricks, eliminating the need for a hot kettle.
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79 Wood Block Mastic

KARNAK #79 Wood Block Mastic is prepared from carefully selected asphalts, solvents and mineral fillers. These components are mechanically mixed thoroughly and passed through a high speed homogenizer ensuring a smooth, trowel consistency product free from foreign matter and lumps.

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709 Karna Klean

Karna-Klean is a biodegradable non-toxic petroleum free cleaner/degreaser with all natural ingredients. The base ingredient in this highly concentrated formulation is a natural solvent obtained from orange peel and pulp, giving Karna-Klean a pleasant scent of fresh oranges. Karna-Klean is an extremely versatile cleaner/degreaser capable of removing the toughest grease, tar, lubricants, adhesives and asphalt. Karna-Klean can be safely used to clean aluminum, stainless steel, chrome, concrete and most plastics and painted surfaces. Using Karna-Klean can reduce your costs especially if you are presently using products containing petroleum distillates, alcohol or other hazardous materials. Karna-Klean affords you the opportunity to utilize one product to clean and degrease your entire facility safely and effectively.

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FAQS Help & Resource

A list of some of the most popular Waterproofing and Dampproofing questions asked of us.


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Last Update: 2018-04-05