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EPMAR Corporation Concrete Finishes
 
         
SECTION 03 35 00
 
         
CONCRETE FINISHES
 
         
 
         
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          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** EPMAR Corporation; concrete floor systems and high performance coatings.
This section is based on the products of EPMAR Corporation, which is located at:
9930 Painter Ave.
Whittier, CA 90605
Toll Free Tel: 800-875-4596
Tel: 562-946-8781
Fax: 562-944-9958
Email: request info
Web: https://www.kemiko.com/?utm_source=ARCAT&utm_medium=Banner&utm_campaign=Profile&utm_content=URL_HOME
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Kemiko is a complete line of concrete floor products that create a decorative interior or exterior floor space. This line offers durable, low maintenance and eco-friendly zero/low VOC products, and most products meet LEED guidelines.
Since 1930, Kemiko's versatile products have provided unlimited design possibilities for creating visually stunning, unique and personalized concrete floors. Our premium quality concrete products include reactive stains, water and solvent based waxes, low VOC sealers, epoxy coatings, polyurethane coatings, cleaners, strippers, vapor barrier sealers, and buildable overlay. Interior and exterior applications include: residences, patios, driveways, garages, warehouses, shopping malls, restaurants, countertops, garden statuary and tilt & retaining walls. Made in the USA.
 
          PART 1GENERAL
 
          1.1SECTION INCLUDES
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete items below not required for project.
 
          A.Decorative Concrete Floor Finish Systems:
          1.Permanent concrete acid stain for interior or exterior concrete.
          2.Polymer stain for interior and exterior horizontal and vertical surfaces.
          3.Sealer for interior concrete floor surfaces.
          4.Acrylic polymer wax for interior concrete floor surfaces.
          5.Concrete floor sealer.
          6.Clear penetrant for concrete finishes.
          7.Cleaners for surface preparation.
 
          B.High Performance Coatings:
          1.Polyaspartic coatings.
          2.Polyurethane coatings.
          3.Epoxy coatings.
 
          1.2RELATED SECTIONS
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete any sections below not relevant to this project; add others as required.
 
          A.Section 03 30 00 - Cast-in-Place Concrete.
 
          B.Section 09 64 00 - Wood Flooring.
 
          C.Section 09 91 23 - Interior Painting.
 
          1.3REFERENCES
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete references from the list below that are not actually required by the text of the edited section.
 
          A.ASTM D 2240 - Standard Test Method for Rubber PropertyDurometer Hardness.
 
          B.South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) Rule 13 (2008).
 
          C.SSPC-SP1 - Solvent Cleaning.
 
          D.SSPC-SP2 - Hand Tool Cleaning.
 
          E.SSPC-SP3 - Power Tool Cleaning.
 
          F.SSPC-SP6/NACE 3 - Commercial Blast Cleaning.
 
          1.4SUBMITTALS
 
          A.Submit under provisions of Section 01 30 00 - Administrative Requirements.
 
          B.Product Data: Manufacturer's data sheets on each product to be used, including:
          1.Surface preparation instructions and recommendations.
          2.Storage and handling requirements and recommendations.
          3.Installation methods.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete selection samples if colors have already been selected.
 
          C.Selection Samples: For each finish product specified, two complete sets of color chips representing manufacturer's full range of available colors and patterns.
 
          D.Verification Samples: For each finish product specified, two samples, minimum size 6 inches (150 mm) square representing actual product, color, and patterns.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete the installer's project references submittal if not required.
 
          E.Installer's Project References: Submit list of successfully completed projects, including project name and location, name of architect, and type and quantity of finish systems applied.
 
          F.Maintenance Instructions: Submit manufacturer's maintenance and cleaning instructions.
 
          1.5QUALITY ASSURANCE
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete installer's qualifications if not required.
 
          A.Installer Qualifications:
          1.Successful experience in application of similar finish systems.
          2.Employ persons trained for application of finish systems.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Include a mock-up if the project size and/or quality warrant taking such a precaution. The following is one example of how a mock-up on a large project might be specified. When deciding on the extent of the mock-up, consider all the major different types of work on the project.
 
          B.Mock-Up: Provide a mock-up for evaluation of surface preparation techniques and application workmanship.
          1.Finish areas designated by Architect.
          2.Do not proceed with remaining work until workmanship, color, and sheen are approved by Architect.
          3.Refinish mock-up area as required to produce acceptable work.
 
          C.Single Source Responsibility: Materials shall be products of a single manufacturer.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Describe requirements for a meeting to coordinate the application of the finish system. Delete if not required.
 
          D.Pre-installation Meeting: Convene a meeting before the start of the application of. Require attendance of parties directly affecting work of this section, including Contractor, Architect, and applicator. Review surface preparation, application, protection, and coordination with other work.
 
          1.6DELIVERY, STORAGE, AND HANDLING
 
          A.Store products in manufacturer's unopened packaging until ready for installation.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Use and edit the following sentence if concrete floor wax or concrete floor sealer is to be applied over the concrete floor stain. Delete if not required.
 
          B.Concrete Floor Wax and Concrete Floor Sealer: Keep away from ignition sources. Do not allow to freeze.
 
          C.Handling: Protect materials during handling and application to prevent damage or contamination.
 
          1.7PROJECT CONDITIONS
 
          A.Maintain environmental conditions (temperature, humidity, and ventilation) within limits recommended by manufacturer for optimum results. Do not install products under environmental conditions outside manufacturer's recommended limits.
 
          B.Exterior Surfaces: Do not apply materials in wet weather.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Use the following sentence if concrete floor wax is to be applied over the concrete floor stain. Delete if not required.
 
          C.Concrete Floor Wax: Do not apply when air or surface temperature is below 55 degrees F (13 degrees C).
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Use the following sentence if concrete floor stain is to be applied. Delete if not required.
 
          D.Concrete Floor Stain: Do not apply when air or surface temperature is below 40 degrees F (4 degrees C).
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Use the following sentence if concrete floor sealer is to be applied over the concrete floor stain. Use 55 degrees F when specifying Kemiko Stone Tone Sealer II. Verify temperature for other sealers. Delete if not required.
 
          E.Concrete Floor Sealer: Do not apply when air or surface temperature is below 55 degrees F (13 degrees C).
 
          1.8SEQUENCING
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** The following sentence describes an optimum execution, but it is not mandatory. Edit as required for the specific application. Delete if not required.
 
          A.Prepare surface and apply coatings after other interior finish work is completed and before baseboards and trim are installed.
 
          PART 2PRODUCTS
 
          2.1MANUFACTURERS
 
          A.Acceptable Manufacturer: EPMAR Corporation, which is located at: 9930 Painter Ave.; Whittier, CA 90605; Toll Free Tel: 800-875-4596; Tel: 562-946-8781; Fax: 562-944-9958 ; Email: request info; Web: https://www.kemiko.com/?utm_source=ARCAT&utm_medium=Banner&utm_campaign=Profile&utm_content=URL_HOME
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete one of the following two paragraphs; coordinate with requirements of Division 1 section on product options and substitutions.
 
          B.Substitutions: Not permitted.
 
          C.Requests for substitutions will be considered in accordance with provisions of Section 01 60 00 - Product Requirements.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
          2.2CONCRETE FLOOR STAIN
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
          A.Product: Kemiko Stone Tone Acid Stain as manufactured by Epmar Corporation.
          1.Type: Combination of acid solution, wetting agents, and metallic ions. When mixed with water, chemically combines with Portland cement to form permanent colors.
          2.Interior or Exterior Application.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete colors not required.
          3.Color: Malay Tan.
          4.Color: Green Lawn.
          5.Color: Black.
          6.Color: Cola.
          7.Color: English Red.
          8.Color: Aqua Blue.
          9.Color: Golden Wheat.
          10.Color: Vintage Umber.
          11.Color: Walnut.
          12.Color: Garden Gold.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Kemiko "Rembrandt Polymer Stain" for application to properly prepared interior and exterior, horizontal and vertical concrete, plaster, polymer cement, and wood surfaces. Delete if not required.
 
          2.3POLYMER STAIN
 
          A.Polymer Stain: Rembrandt Polymer Stain as manufactured by Epmar Corporation.
          1.Water-extended, acrylic urethane polymer solution with added pigments.
          2.Volume Solids: 20 percent.
          3.VOC: Less than 30000 ppm (30 g/L). Meets final SCAQMD Rule 13 (2008)
          4.Interior or Exterior Application.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete base and final colors not required.
          5.Base Color: Adobe.
          6.Base Color: Black.
          7.Base Color: Oyster.
          8.Base Color: Sand.
          9.Base Color: Tweed.
          10.Base Color: White.
          11.Color: Phthalo Blue.
          12.Color: Medium Yellow.
          13.Color: Yellow Oxide.
          14.Color: Monoazo Red.
          15.Color: Red Oxide.
          16.Color: Orange.
          17.Color: Phthalo Green.
          18.Color: Raw Umber.
          19.Color: Raw Sienna.
          20.Color: Burnt Umber.
          21.Color: Burnt Sienna.
          22.Color: Violet.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Rembrandt polymer stain shall be top coated with one of the following clear topcoat. Consult Kemiko for additional information. Delete if not required.
 
          2.4SEALER
 
          A.Floor Sealer: Kemiko Clear-A-Thane as manufactured by Epmar Corporation.
          1.Type: Acrylic Urethane Sealer.
          2.Interior/Exterior.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete color not required. This coating is used primarily as a clear topcoat, but it is also available in white. Consult Kemiko for additional information.
          3.Solids Content: 30 percent.
          4.U.V. resistant.
          5.Resistant to blushing.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Kemiko SS2700 Series is self-priming or specify the desired primer and delete the others. Consult Kemiko for additional information.
          6.Clear gloss/satin.
          7.VOC compliant.
          8.Quick drying.
 
          B.Floor Sealer: Kemiko Stone Tone Sealer II as manufactured by Epmar Corporation.
          1.Type: Acrylic Water-based Sealer.
          2.Solids Content: 30 percent.
          3.Non-yellowing.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Blushing refers to the formation of white areas on fully dried sealer coats when water is allowed to stand on the coating. Kemiko Stone Tone Sealer II is highly resistant to blush, but it can occur. If blush does occur, it will disappear when the surface dries out.
          4.Clear gloss.
          5.VOC compliant.
          6.Quick drying.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
          2.5ACRYLIC POLYMER WAX
 
          A.Acrylic Polymer Wax: Kemiko Easy Shine Mop On as manufactured by Epmar Corporation.
          1.Type: A low VOC single component waterborne acrylic polymer wax designed to repel water, reduce scuffing and marring, allows substrate to breath, is low odor, and produces a deep rich shine.
          2.Clear gloss/Satin Finish Available.
          3.Interior Only.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Kemiko Repels is applied to properly prepared stained and bare concrete, new and existing stucco finishes, fired clay brick, and many other cementitious mortars. Typical applications include commercial and residential driveways, walkways, facades, pool decks, stamped and stained concrete, new architectural poured in place and precast concrete, and many other horizontal and vertical above grade exterior surfaces requiring additional protection. Excellent replacement product for high VOC solvent base water repellents and sealers with excellent wetting properties. Delete if not required.
 
          2.6CLEAR PENETRATING SEALER
 
          A.Clear Penetrant: Kemiko Repels. As manufactured by Epmar Corporation.
          1.Type: Silane/Siloxane water repellant.
          2.Solids. 5.5 percent.
          3.Breathable system.
          4.Reduces efflorescent.
          5.U.V and alkalinity resistant.
 
          2.7CLEANER
 
          A.Water Base Cleaner (alkaline concentrate in water): Kemiko Neutra Clean as manufactured by Epmar Corporation.
          1.Type: Industrial strength, low VOC, high performance water base sodium metasilicate cleaner for the preparation of bare concrete and coated substrates, staining, sealing, and recoating.
          2.Biodegradable with low odor.
          3.Used to neutralize Kemiko Concrete Acid Stains.
 
          B.Heavy Duty Water Base Stripper: Kemiko Easy Strip as manufactured by Epmar Corporation.
          1.Type: High performance Ammonia/Alkaline concentrate in water base wax stripper designed specifically for removing Kemiko Stone Tone and Kemiko Easy Shine waxes.
          2.Biodegradable with low ammonia odor.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
          2.8POLYASPARTIC COATINGS
 
          A.High Solids Polyaspartic:
          1.Product: Kemiko SS3900.
          2.Type (ASTM D523): High gloss at 60 degrees, greater than 80.
          3.Volume Solids: 90 percent.
          4.VOC: Less than 50000 ppm (50 g/L).
          5.Flash Point: Greater than 200 degree F.
          6.Mix Ratio: 1:1 (A:B) by volume.
          7.Pot Life (0.8 gal mass): 20 minutes at 70 degree F. 50 percent RH.
          8.Dry Time: At 70 degree F, 50 percent RH: 2 to 3 hours to touch, recoat within 3/24 hours. 3 to 4 hours for foot traffic. 7 to 10 days for full chemical and physical properties depending on substrate temperature and humidity.
          9.Film Thickness: 5 to 10 mils on horizontal substrates.
          10.Thinning: None recommended.
          11.Primers - Concrete: Kemiko SS1600, Kemiko SS3700, and 3400.
          12.Colors: Clear.
          13.Topcoat: None required.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
          2.9POLYURETHANE COATINGS
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Kemiko SS2700 may be applied to properly prepared concrete, plaster, wood, FRP, GFRC, metals and utilized as a resilient protective finish coat over Kemiko water base epoxies. Typical applications include hospital walls and floors, commercial cement floors, facades, steel and concrete storage tank exteriors, steel and concrete bridges, pump equipment, and many other surfaces requiring abrasion resistance, graffiti resistance, color retention and chemical resistance.
 
          A.Waterborne Aliphatic Polyurethane Coating:
          1.Product: Kemiko SS2400.
          2.Type: Two component, waterborne, aliphatic polyurethane coating.
          3.Flash Point: Greater than 200 degree F (93 degree C) Nonflammable.
          4.Sheen: High gloss.
          5.Dry Film Thickness: 2 to 3 mils.
          6.Mix Ratio: Clear - 1:4 (A:B) by volume.
          7.Volume Solids: Clear; 44 percent.
          8.Maximum VOC: 50000 ppm (50 g/L). Meets final SCAQMD Rule 1113.
          9.Pot Life at 70 degree F (21 degree C): 60 minutes at 50 percent RH.
          10.Dry Time at 70 degree F (21 degree C) and 50 percent RH. 6 to 8 hours to touch; Light Foot traffic in 20 to 24 hours; Heavy traffic in 24 to 8 hours; Full cure and chemical resistant in 5 to 7 days.
          11.Recoat Intervals: 50 degree F (10 degree C); minimum 12 hours, maximum 72 hours.
          12.Recoat Intervals: 70 degree F (21 degree C); minimum 6 hours, maximum 24 hours.
          13.Recoat Intervals: 90 degree F (32 degree C); minimum 3 hours, maximum 12 hours.
          14.Film Thickness: 4.5 to 7 mils (wet to achieve 2 to 3 mils dry film thickness. Do not exceed 6 mils wet film thickness or air entrapment and foaming may occur.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** This coating is used primarily as a clear topcoat, but it is also available in white and satin. Consult Kemiko for additional information. Delete color not required.
          15.Primer: Kemiko SS1600.
          16.Primer: Kemiko SS3700.
          17.Primer: Kemiko SS3400.
          18.Color: Clear.
          19.Special colors available upon request.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
          2.10EPOXY COATINGS
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Kemiko SS1120 is applied to properly prepared concrete walls and floors, masonry walls, exposed to damp conditions. Kemiko SS1120 has over 16-years successful case history in waterproofing and sealing above grade and below grade walls and floors. Typical applications include theme parks, commercial buildings, parking garages, water treatment facilities, and decorative flooring applications as an adhesive primer. Delete if not required.
 
          A.Moisture Vapor Barrier System (Positive and Negative Side): High solids epoxy.
          1.Product: Kemiko SS1120.
          2.Type: Two component polyamide amine cured epoxy.
          3.VOC: Less than 50000 ppm (50 g/L) meets final SCAQMD Rule 1113 (2008).
          4.Hardness: Shore D 78.
          5.Volume Solids: 95 percent.
          6.Flash Point: Greater than 200 degree F (93 degree C).
          7.Sheen: Medium Gloss.
          8.Mix Ratio: 1:1 (A:B) by volume.
          9.Pot Life: 30 minutes at 70 degree F (21 degree C), 50 percent RH.
          10.Dry Time at 70 degree F (21 degree C), 50 percent RH: 6 to 8 hours recoat, 3 days full cure.
          11.Film Thickness, 2 to 3 coats at 5 to 6 mils/coat: 10 to 15 mils total DFT.
          12.Thinning: None required, not advised.
          13.Primer: Self-priming.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete topcoat not required.
          14.Topcoat: Kemiko SS1202.
          15.Topcoat: STA CRETE SS1500.
          16.Topcoat: Kemiko SS3500.
          17.Topcoat: Kemiko SS1600.
          18.Topcoat: Kemiko SS3900 High Solids Polyspartic.
          19.Topcoat: Kemiko SS3700.
          20.Topcoat: Kemiko SS3400.
          21.Topcoat: Wait 2 to 3 days before applying top-coat. Kemiko SS1600.
          22.Topcoat: Wait 2 to 3 days before applying top-coat. Kemiko SS3700.
          23.Topcoat: Wait 2 to 3 days before applying top-coat. Kemiko SS3400.
          24.Color: Concrete Gray.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Kemiko SS1202 may be applied to properly prepared concrete floors subject to continuous foot traffic, showroom floors, warehouse floors, food and chemical processing facilities, hospitals, kitchens, breweries, laboratories, gymnasiums and many other applications that require a high gloss resilient floor finish. The low viscosity mixture allows easy aggregate filling for slurry applications or aggregate broadcast systems for increased compressive strength and high impact service. Delete if not required.
 
          B.Self-Leveling Clear Floor Coating: 100 percent solids epoxy.
          1.Product: Kemiko SS1202.
          2.Type: 100 percent solids, zero VOC, water clear epoxy coating. Designed to be used with color quartz and selected aggregate.
          3.USDA acceptable in food processing facilities.
          4.Volume Solids: 100 percent.
          5.Flash Point: Greater than 200 degree F (93 degree C).
          6.Sheen: High Gloss.
          7.Mix Ratio: 2:1 (A:B) by volume.
          8.VOC: Calculated VOC 0 g/L.
          9.Pot Life (100 gm mass): 15 to 40 minutes at 70 degree F (21 degree C) depending on cure selection.
          10.Dry Time at 70 degree F (21 degree C). 50 percent RH: Recoat in 4 to 24 hours. Dry for walking traffic in 6 to 24 hours depending on selected cure rate. Full cure in 3-days.
          11.Film Thickness: 8 to 100 mils (double coats with or without aggregate).
          12.Thinning: None Required. Acetone for cleanup.
          13.Primers: Self priming.
          14.Color: Clear.
          15.Available in Fast Cure Formula. Please call for more information.
 
          C.1202 Self Leveling Ultra Violet Resistant: 100 percent Solids epoxy.
          1.Product: Kemiko SS1202 UVR Epoxy 100 percent Volume Solids.
          2.Type: 100 percent solids, zero VOC, water clear epoxy coating. Designed to be used with color quartz and selected aggregate.
          3.USDA acceptable in food processing facilities.
          4.Volume Solids: 100 percent.
          5.Flash Point: Greater than 200 degree F (93 degree C).
          6.Sheen: High Gloss.
          7.Mix Ratio: 2:1 (A:B) by volume.
          8.VOC: Calculated VOC 0 g/L.
          9.Pot Life (100 gm mass): 15 to 40 minutes at 70 degree F (21 degree C) depending on cure selection.
          10.Dry Time at 70 degree F (21 degree C). 50 percent RH: Recoat in 4 to 24 hours. Dry for walking traffic in 6 to 24 hours depending on selected cure rate. Full cure in 3-days.
          11.Film Thickness: 8 to 100 mils (double coats with or without aggregate).
          12.Thinning: None required. Acetone for cleanup.
          13.Primers: Self priming.
          14.Color: Clear.
          15.No Fast Cure available.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Kemiko SS1600 is applied to properly prepared cement and steel substrates subject to traffic and chemicals. Kemiko SS1600 is ideal for garages, hangars and warehouse floors, architectural applications, food and chemical processing facilities, hospitals, and many other applications that require a cost-effective, surface tolerant, general maintenance coating. Kemiko SS1600 may also be utilized as a prime coat for Kemiko SS2700 Series Aliphatic Polyurethane topcoats. Delete if not required.
 
          D.Water Extended Epoxy Coating:
          1.Product: Kemiko SS1600.
          2.Type: Two component, water extended epoxy coating, low-VOC, water cleanup, low odor, and designed to be used as a thin film resilient primer/finish.
          3.USDA acceptable in food processing facilities.
          4.Volume Solids: Clear - 45 percent, Pigmented - 45 percent.
          5.VOC: Clear; Max VOC 250000 ppm (250 g/L), Pigmented; Max VOC 100000 ppm (100 g/L).
          6.Flash Point Greater than 200 degree F (93 degree C).
          7.Sheen: Gloss.
          8.Mix Ratio: Clear; 1:3 (A:B) by volume.
          9.Pot Life 6 hours at 70 degree F (21 degree C), 50 percent RH.
          10.Dry Time at 70 degree F (21 degree C) 50 percent RH: Recoat in a minimum of 6 hours to a maximum of 3 days, foot traffic in 18 hours. Full cure in 5 days at 60 degree F (16 degree C) and 40 percent RH. Recoat in minimum of 12 hours to a maximum of 5-days at 90 degree F (32 degree C) 30 percent RH. Recoat in a minimum of 3 hours to a maximum of 48 hours.
          11.Film Thickness: 3 to 5 mils DFT.
          12.Thinning: 10 to 15 percent by volume with clean water only. Water for cleanup.
          13.Primers: Self priming.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete color not required.
          14.Color: Gray.
          15.Color: Whisper White.
          16.Color: Light Gray.
          17.Color: Beige.
          18.Color: Diego Blue.
          19.Color: Bernard Tan.
          20.Color: Navajo White.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete topcoat not required.
          21.Topcoat: Kemiko SS2400 Series Polyurethane (for exterior color and gloss retention).
          22.Topcoat: Kemiko SS3900 High Solids Polyaspartic.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Kemiko SS3500 is applied to properly prepared concrete, FRP, metals and utilized as a resilient protective coating for chemical containment and abrasion resistance. Typical applications include hospital and food processing floors, petrochemical & chemical secondary containment, warehouse flooring, showroom floors, and many other surfaces requiring excellent physical and chemical properties, and environmentally compliant application. Delete if not required.
 
          E.100 percent Solids High Gloss Self Leveling Epoxy Coating:
          1.Product: Kemiko SS3500.
          2.Type: Pigmented, two component, abrasion resistant epoxy coating with excellent adhesion to steel and concrete, and cures to a very hard resilient high-gloss film.
          3.USDA acceptable in food processing facilities.
          4.VOC: Maximum 50000 ppm (50 g/L).
          5.Volume Solids: 100 percent.
          6.Flash Point Greater than 200 degree F (93 degree C).
          7.Sheen: High Gloss.
          8.Mix Ratio: 2:1 (A:B) by volume.
          9.Get Time: 45 minutes at 70 degree F (21 degree C). (100 gram mass).
          10.Pot Life (100 gm mass): 1/2 hour.
          11.Dry Time at 70 degree F (21 degree C), 50 percent RH: Recoat within 4 to 24 hours. Full cure in 5 days (chemical resistance). Recoat Time at 50 degree F (10 degree C); minimum 16 hours, maximum 72 hours. Recoat Time 70 degree F (21 degree C); minimum 8 hours, maximum 24 hours. Recoat Time 90 degree F (32 degree C); minimum 4 hours, maximum 12 hours.
          12.Film Thickness: 3 to 100 mils (.08 to 2.5 mm).
          13.Thinning: None required. Acetone or PCBTF for cleanup.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete primer not required.
          14.Primer: Self priming.
          15.Primer: Kemiko SS1600.
          16.Primer: Kemiko SS3700.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete color not required.
          17.Color: Gray.
          18.Color: Whisper White.
          19.Color: Light Gray.
          20.Color: Beige.
          21.Color: Diego Blue.
          22.Color: Bernard Tan.
          23.Color: Navajo White.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete topcoat not required.
          24.Topcoat: Kemiko SS2400 Polyurethane (for exterior UV, color and gloss retention).
          25.Topcoat: Kemiko SS3900 High Solids Polyaspartic.
          26.Available in Fast Cure Formula - please call for more information.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Kemiko SS3700 WB high-gloss epoxy coating for application primarily as an interior clear topcoat over Kemiko and Rembrandt stains. Delete if not required.
 
          F.WB High-Gloss Epoxy Coating.
          1.Product: Kemiko SS3700.
          2.Type: High-gloss, quick-dry, amine-cured, water-extended, epoxy coating.
          3.Dry Film Thickness: 2 to 3 mils.
          4.Volume Solids, Clear and Pigmented: 50 percent.
          5.Clear: Maximum VOC: 250000 ppm (250 g/L).
          6.Thinning: None required. Water for cleanup.
          7.Satin; Maximum VOC: Less than 50000 ppm (50 g/L).
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** This coating is used primarily as a clear topcoat, but it is also available in colors. Consult Kemiko for additional information. Delete color not required.
          8.Color: Clear.
          9.Color: White.
          10.Color: Gray.
          11.Color: Tan.
          12.Color: Spanish Red.
          13.Color: Light Gray.
          14.Color: Beige.
          15.Color: Diego Blue.
          16.Color: Yellow.
          17.Color: Navajo White.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
          G.Waterborne Low VOC Epoxy Primer/Topcoat:
          1.Product: Kemiko SS3400.
          2.Type: Gloss, amine cured water extended epoxy coating with excellent adhesion, abrasion resistance and low odor, designed to be used as a thin film resilient primer/topcoat.
          3.VOC: Less than 5000 ppm (5 g/L).
          4.Volume Solids: 52.5 percent.
          5.Flash Point Greater than 200 degree F (93 degree C) for clear & pigmented.
          6.Mix Ratio: 1:2 (A:B) by volume.
          7.Pot Life (100 gm mass): 1 hour at 70 degree F / 50 percent RH.
          8.Dry Time at 70 degree F (21 degree C), 50 percent RH: Recoat in minimum of 8 hours to maximum of 5 days. Dry foot traffic in 16 hours. Open for heavy traffic in 24 hours. Full cure in 7 days.
          9.Film Thickness and Coverage2 to 4 mils DFT. 250 to 300 square foot per gallon per coat.
          10.Thinning: Product must be thinned 15 percent maximum with clean water before applying. Use water for cleanup.
          11.Primer: Self priming.
          12.Topcoat: Kemiko SS1202 Self Leveling Clear Floor Coating.
          13.Topcoat: Kemiko SS1600 Water Extended Epoxy Coating.
          14.Topcoat: Kemiko SS3700 WB high-gloss epoxy coating.
          15.Topcoat: Kemiko SS3400 Universal Epoxy Coating.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete topcoat not required.
          16.Topcoat: Kemiko SS2400 Polyurethane (for exterior UV, color and gloss retention).
          17.Topcoat: Kemiko SS3900 High Solids Polyaspartic
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
          H.Commercial And Show Aquaria Coating:
          1.Product: Kemiko (Sta Crete) SS1500.
          2.Volume Solids: 100 percent.
          3.VOC: 0 g/L.
          4.Flash Point: Greater than 200 degree F.
          5.Dry Time: At 70 degree F, 50 percent RH: recoat in 4 to 24 hours; full cure in 3 days.
          6.Film Thickness: 4 to 8 mils per coat, 12 to 16 mils total DFT.
          7.Thinning: None required. Contact Epmar for details. Acetone or PCBTF for cleanup.
          8.Primers: Self priming.
          9.Colors: Various - see color chart.
          10.Topcoat: None required.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
          I.UV Coating Floors or Countertops:
          1.UV Cure primer 100 percent solids 0008-2 single component.
          2.UV Cure top coat 100 percent solids 0007-2 single component.
          3.UV Cure satin finish 40 percent solids 1002 water base single component.
          4.UV machine needed to cure system.
          5.Call manufacturer for more information on this system.
 
          PART 3EXECUTION
 
          3.1EXAMINATION
 
          A.Do not begin installation until substrates have been properly prepared.
 
          B.If substrate preparation is the responsibility of another installer, notify Architect of unsatisfactory preparation before proceeding.
 
          3.2PREPARATION FOR CONCRETE SUBSTRATES
 
          A.Clean surfaces thoroughly prior to installation.
 
          B.Prepare surfaces using the methods recommended by the manufacturer for achieving the best result for the substrate under the project conditions.
 
          C.Protection: Protect walls and surrounding surfaces not to receive finish.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Specify the following paragraph for new concrete surfaces. Delete if not required.
 
          D.Concrete shall be as specified in Section 03 30 00 - Cast-in-Place Concrete. Verify concrete is a minimum of 28 days old.
 
          E.Confirm that concrete surface is clean, dry, structurally sound, and free from dirt, dust, oil, grease, solvents, paint, wax, asphalt, concrete curing compounds, sealing compounds, surface hardeners, bond breakers, adhesive residue, and other surface contaminants.
 
          F.Do not acid wash or use heavy alkali cleaners.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
          3.3CLEANING OF CONCRETE SUBSTRATES
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
          A.Bare Concrete: Apply water base cleaner to substrate and let stand for 2 to 3 minutes. Work into surface with brooms, brushes or floor scrubbing machines. Do not allow cleaner to dry on floor. Rinse with clean water and repeat cleaning operation until substrate is free of contaminants. Substrate shall be allowed to dry thoroughly prior to coating application.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
          B.Existing Coatings/Sealers: Apply water base cleaner to substrate and let stand for 5 to 10 minutes. Do not allow cleaner to dry on floor. Rinse with clean water and repeat cleaning operation until substrate is free of contaminants. Substrate shall be allowed to dry thoroughly prior to coating application. Stripping of acrylic sealers may result from cleaning operation. Test compatibility with existing sealers if scheduled to remain.
 
          C.Reduction:
          1.Light Duty: 1 part Kemiko Neutra Clean to 10 part water.
          2.Medium Duty: 1 part Kemiko Neutra Clean to 5 part water.
          3.Heavy Duty: 1 part Kemiko Neutra Clean to 2 part water.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
          3.4STAIN APPLICATION TO CONCRETE SUBSTRATES
 
          A.Apply concrete floor stain in accordance with manufacturer's instructions at locations indicated on the drawings.
 
          B.Control depth of color by adjusting volume of stain applied to floor.
 
          C.Apply 2 applications of concrete floor stain. Allow floor to completely dry after each application. Do not scrub clean between applications.
 
          D.After floor has completely dried, scrub off stain residue in accordance with manufacturer's instructions. Allow floor to completely dry.
 
          E.Keep material containers closed when not in use to avoid contamination.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
          3.5POLYMER STAIN APPLICATION TO CONCRETE SUBSTRATES
 
          A.Apply polymer stain in accordance with manufacturer's instructions at locations indicated on the drawings.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
          B.Concrete, Plaster, and Polymer Cement Substrate:
          1.Remove dirt, dust, oil, grease, and other surface contaminants before abrasive surface preparation, acid etching, and water washing.
          2.Confirm surfaces are cured, dry, and free from alkali stain and laitance.
          3.Verify concrete is a minimum of 28 days old.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
          C.Wood Substrate: Ensure surfaces are clean, dry, and free from mildew, organic matter, and surface contaminants.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete application finish techniques not required.
 
          D.Apply polymer stain as a stain finish.
 
          E.Apply polymer stain as a wash finish.
 
          F.Apply polymer stain as a faux finish.
 
          G.Do not add thinners or dilute polymer stain.
 
          H.Keep material containers closed when not in use to avoid contamination.
 
          I.Use application equipment, tools, pressure settings, and techniques in accordance with manufacturer's instructions.
 
          J.Apply polymer stain to be free of film characteristics and defects that would adversely affect performance or appearance.
 
          K.Apply clear topcoat over polymer stain in accordance with manufacturer's instructions.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete the concrete floor sealer if not required. Apply concrete floor sealer over the concrete floor stain. Consult Kemiko for additional information. Delete if not required.
 
          3.6FLOOR SEALER APPLICATION FOR CONCRETE SUBSTRATES
 
          A.Apply sealer in accordance with manufacturer's instructions at locations indicated on the drawings.
 
          B.Do not dilute sealer.
 
          C.Apply sealer in a thin uniform film.
 
          D.Apply second coat of sealer if required by manufacturer's instructions. Apply second coat after first coat is dry.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Include the following sentence when the sealer will be applied to surfaces such as pool decks, sloped driveways, or other surfaces subjected to water. These surfaces may become slippery if coated with the sealer.
 
          E.Keep sealer film build-up to a minimum.
 
          F.Keep material containers closed when not in use to avoid contamination.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
          3.7CLEAR PENETRANT APPLICATION FOR CONCRETE SUBSTRATES
 
          A.Surface Preparation; Concrete: All visible oil, grease, sludge, stain residue and any other contaminants shall be removed prior to any Kemiko Repels application. Surface shall be cured, dry and free from alkali stain and laitance. Mask all glass and metal surfaces. These surfaces must be protected from contact with this product.
 
          B.Apply between 50 degree F and 100 degree F (10 degrees C and 38 degrees C) with temperature 5 degree above dew point. Do not store in direct sunlight. Protect from freezing. Do not apply if rain is forecast within 24-hours of application. Do not apply to asphalt, glazed brick or glazed tile. Do not apply to wet or frosted surfaces.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Apply concrete floor wax over the concrete floor stain. Consult Kemiko for additional information. Delete if not required.
 
          3.8FLOOR WAX APPLICATION FOR CONCRETE SUBSTRATES
 
          A.Apply and buff wax in accordance with manufacturer's instructions at locations indicated on the drawings.
 
          B.Keep material containers closed when not in use to avoid contamination.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
          3.9UV CURED FLOOR FINISH APPLICATION FOR CONCRETE SUBSTRATES
 
          A.Preparation: Completely remove any existing coating.
 
          B.Environment: The minimum floor application temperature color shall be 23 degrees F (minus 5 degrees C) and 3 degrees above dew point. Optimum application temperature is 68 degrees F (20 degrees C). Maximum relative humidity is 85 percent.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
          C.Concrete Substrates: Prepare according to ASTM F710.
          1.Verify that substrates are dry and free of curing compounds, sealers, and hardeners.
          2.Alkalinity and Adhesion Testing: Perform tests recommended by manufacturer. Proceed with installation only after substrates pass testing.
          3.Moisture Testing:
          a.Perform anhydrous calcium chloride test, ASTM F1869. Proceed with installation only after substrates have maximum moisture-vapor-emission rate of 3 lb of water/1000 sf (.015 kg/sm) in 24 hours.
          1)Perform tests recommended by manufacturer. Proceed with installation only after substrates pass testing.
 
          D.Application: With the floor ground and shot blasted apply the product to required thickness by either roller or squeegee. The product shall be cured using a driven UV Floor Curing Lamp that cures the coating instantly.
 
          E.Color Coat: Colors shall only be applied directly to a clear coat of the product (applied as a primer/sealer) or to the high build sealer for purposes such as demarcation lines, designation of safety areas, truck traffic ways and walkways.
          1.Application Rate: 2.5 mils to 3.5 mils (.06 mm to .09 mm) per coat.
          2.Multiple coats shall be applied to obtain the required opacity.
          3.A clear top coat shall be applied over the color coats to provide optimum cleaning and durability.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
          3.10POLYASPARTIC COATING APPLICATION
 
          A.Apply coating in accordance with manufacturer's instructions at locations indicated on the drawings.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete surface preparation paragraphs not required.
 
          B.Concrete:
          1.Remove dirt, dust, oil, grease, and other surface contaminants before abrasive surface preparation, acid etching, and water washing.
          2.Ensure surfaces are cured, dry, and free from alkali stain and laitance.
          3.Blas-Trac, SSPC-SP7 Brush-Off Blast Cleaning or other approved mechanical method to achieve a 60 to 80 grit profile for long term adhesion.
 
          C.Mix components in accordance with manufacturer's instructions.
 
          D.Keep material containers closed when not in use to avoid contamination.
 
          E.Use application equipment, tools, pressure settings, and techniques in accordance with manufacturer's instructions.
 
          F.Environment: Applied at substrate and environmental temperatures as low as 30 degree F (minus 1 degree C) and as high as 100 degree F (38 degree C) and 5 degree above dew point providing the material temperature is maintained at 60 degree F to 80 degree F (16 degree C to 27 degree C) depending on application method.
 
          G.Uniformly apply coating at spreading rate required to achieve specified dry film thickness.
 
          H.Apply coating to be free of film characteristics and defects that would adversely affect performance or appearance.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
          3.11POLYURETHANE COATING APPLICATION
 
          A.Apply polyurethane coating in accordance with manufacturer's instructions at locations indicated on the drawings.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete surface preparation paragraphs not required.
 
          B.Concrete:
          1.Remove dirt, dust, oil, grease, and other surface contaminants before abrasive surface preparation, acid etching, and water washing.
          2.Ensure surfaces are cured, dry, and free from alkali stain and laitance.
          3.Blas-Trac or other approved mechanical method to achieve a 60 to 80 grit profile for long term adhesion and non-slip surface on floors.
          4.Ensure concrete is a minimum of 28 days old.
 
          C.Wood: Ensure surfaces are clean, dry, and free from mildew, organic matter, and surface contaminants.
 
          D.Existing Coatings: Remove dirt, dust, oil, grease, chalk, loose coatings, and other deleterious matter in accordance with manufacturer's instructions. Spot prime surfaces as required.
 
          E.Mix components and thin in accordance with manufacturer's instructions. Do not use mixed materials beyond pot life limits. Keep material containers closed when not in use to avoid contamination.
 
          F.Use application equipment, tools, pressure settings, and techniques in accordance with manufacturer's instructions.
 
          G.Environment: Apply between 60 degrees F (16 degree C) and 100 degrees F (38 degree C) and 5 degrees above dew point.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Include the following sentence if a primer is to be applied. Delete the following sentence if the Kemiko SS2700 Series polyurethane coating is to be self-priming.
 
          H.Apply primer in accordance with manufacturer's instructions.
 
          I.Uniformly apply polyurethane coating at spreading rate required to achieve specified dry film thickness.
 
          J.Apply polyurethane coating to be free of film characteristics and defects that would adversely affect performance or appearance.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
          3.12EPOXY COATING APPLICATION
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete surface preparation paragraphs not required.
 
          A.Concrete and Masonry Surface Preparation:
          1.All visible oil, grease, sludge, and any other contaminants shall be removed prior to any abrasive surface preparation and water washing.
          2.Surface shall be cured, dry and free from alkali stain and laitance.
          3.Prepare surfaces in accordance with SSPC-SP7 Brush-Off Blast Cleaning, Blas-Trac or other approved mechanical method to achieve a 60 to 80 grit profile for long term adhesion and non-slip surface on floors.
          4.Repair all cracks, holes, and grout joints in an approved manner.
 
          B.Wood Surface Preparation: Ensure surfaces are clean, dry, and free from mildew, organic matter, and surface contaminants.
 
          C.Existing Coatings Surface Preparation: Remove dirt, dust, oil, grease, chalk, loose coatings, and other deleterious matter in accordance with manufacturer's instructions. Spot prime surfaces as required.
 
          D.Environment: Apply between 60 degrees F (16 degree C) and 100 degrees F (38 degree C) and 5 degrees above dew point.
 
          E.Wall and Surface Wetting: In advance of the coating application to help allow for absorption of the applied material, spray water onto the surface to slightly dampen using a Hudson type sprayer.
 
          F.Apply epoxy coating in accordance with manufacturer's instructions at locations indicated on the drawings.
 
          G.Mix components and thin in accordance with manufacturer's instructions. Do not use mixed materials beyond pot life limits. Keep material containers closed when not in use to avoid contamination.
 
          H.Use application equipment, tools, pressure settings, and techniques in accordance with manufacturer's instructions.
 
          I.Uniformly apply epoxy coating at spreading rate required to achieve specified dry film thickness.
 
          J.Apply epoxy coating to be free of film characteristics and defects that would adversely affect performance or appearance.
 
          3.13PROTECTION
 
          A.Protect finishes from damage during construction.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
          B.Protect concrete surfaces from foot traffic for a minimum of 24 hours. Avoid washing concrete surfaces for a minimum of 48 hours.
 
          C.Touch-up, repair or replace damaged products before Substantial Completion.
 
         
END OF SECTION