I want to discuss a subject that in my opinion is getting far too little attention in epoxy flooring literature. Back rolling is the technique of going back after an epoxy floor coating has been applied and using a roller to make the final finish of the surface look uniform. When applying thin coats we […]
The Phone rings. It’s a customer whom you did a floor for a few months ago. And you get that queasy feeling. Most of the time a call from an old customer is nothing serious. He may want to ask you something. Or maybe tell you that he’s passed your contact details to someone else. […]
Anyone who has spent some time applying epoxies has come across this all toο familiar picture. Little pinholes in the floor. These pinholes are caused by air bubbles formed in the epoxy coating during the application process. (some people mistakenly assume that they appear later once the floor has cured. This is wrong) Repairing bubbles […]
Most epoxy floor applicators have a story to tell about coming across a soft, sticky, or tacky floor. Have you ever had to deal with such a problem? This presentation explores the possible reasons why your epoxy floors did not dry properly, and how to avoid such problems in the future.
Summertime can be a challenging time to work with epoxies. Warm temperatures affect the working life of epoxies as higher temperatures tend to shorten the workability of the product. Whereas under normal conditions an epoxy may start to cure at 40 minutes, high summer temperatures may significantly reduce this time to less than 20 minutes. […]