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Epoxy disasters: Common mixing mistakes that can lead to curing problems

Most epoxy applicators at some point in their career will come across the nightmare of a stick or a tacky resinous floor. This is usually the result of improper curing…

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Applying epoxies in the cold

Its that time of the year where in many parts of the world, winter has kicked in for good. Even here in Greece (which is meant to be a warmer…

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Wood, Metal, Marble, Terrazzo, Tiles. Can we apply epoxies on these surfaces?

Epoxy Floors work best when your substrate is a hard and properly levelled concrete floor. But often in renovation projects, we need to coat over different types of surfaces. So…

Surface preparation in epoxy flooring

Surface preparation is perhaps the most important factor when executing an industrial flooring project. And unfortunately it is usually the most overlooked factor. Too many flooring projects are failing, because…

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Five ways quartz sand is used in epoxy floors

In the epoxy flooring industry one of the most commonly used minerals is quartz sand (also referred to as silica sand). Quartz is a notoriously hard mineral which makes it…

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Epoxy vs polyurethane floors. What are the differences?

Epoxy and polyurethane (PU) floors are the two most commonly used types of resinous industrial floors. An age old question in our industry is what are the differences between the…

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Applying epoxy resin floors: Working with High and Low temperatures

Weather conditions are always an important parameter to take into consideration when working on construction projects. Epoxy flooring jobs are especially sensitive to fluctuations in temperature. That is why we…

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A 7 Step Guide on How to Apply Epoxy Floor Paint

The below guide is a summary of the steps on how to apply epoxy floor paint. This guide applies to a simple roller applied floor. Such epoxy systems are usually…

Working with epoxies in the summer: Beware of the fast curing time

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…

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What is the purpose of a spiked roller?

For someone new to epoxies the sight of a spiked roller (also known as porcupine roller) may seem strange. Spiked rollers are used for thick epoxy floor coats (at a…