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Disaster Stories: Forgetting to add the B component in the epoxy coating

I got a call the other day from a subcontractor who told me that one of his workers forgot to add the B component to the A component, what he…

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How poor quality epoxy products can cause bubbles

In this final post I am exploring the reasons why sometimes there are problems with the actual resin system that may lead to bubble formation. Although this problem is not…

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How faulty application can lead to bubbles and pinholes

In this article I will look at improper application techniques that may lead to bubbles appearing on the surface of a self-levelling screed. Problems during installation can be attributed to…

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Substrate problems that cause bubbles in epoxy floors

When applying epoxy screeds on a porous substrate it’s very important to ensure that the substrate has been properly primed and sealed. Bubbles may emerge if the substrate is of…

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Bubbles and pinholes in resinous floors: Possible causes

At a recent trade show I was surprised to hear from a lot of different visitors (from different countries) complaining to me that epoxy screeds form too many bubbles on…

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Six factors that may cause leveling problems in epoxy screeds

Ever come across a situation where after the completion of a self-levelling flooring project you realize that the epoxy screed had not actually leveled properly? Did you end up getting…

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Sticky Epoxy (what happens when epoxy does not cure properly)

In one of my previous posts I wrote about Why epoxy floors fail. Following the comments I received I was inspired to write this article about ‘sticky’ epoxy. By the…

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Six reasons why epoxy flooring projects fail

Epoxy floor coatings are amazing products that can provide great benefits to industrial and commercial companies. However just like many other great building products if the product is not applied…

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