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Metallic Epoxy Floor Coating Kit DYI

EpoxyPRO Metallic Floor Coating is the leading trend on the market today for decorative concrete floor finishes and is an easy to apply DIY two coat system with a unique, one-of-a-kind-multi-dimensional effect and a high gloss finish topcoat. The visual impact is stunning and the durability is amazing. The ease of installation is equally as impressive as the finish and the affordability.

What is Metallic Epoxy Coating?

EpoxyPRO Metallics Coatings is an industrial grade coating specifically designed for interior applications where an impact resistant floor is needed. It produces an attractive high gloss finish floor that can increase light reflectivity up to 400% and is tough enough for heavy manufacturing or the harshest industrial environments but beautiful enough for your home or office.

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Metallic Epoxy Tech Data

Metallic EpoxyTECHNICAL DATA (Water Based Epoxy)

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION:
EP 500 Series is a two component water based epoxy coating that exhibits excellent characteristics that rival solvent based products. EP 500 has superb chemical resistance, abrasion resistance, and substrate penetration. RECOMMENDED FOR: Recommended for priming or coating concrete, wood or masonry. This product can withstand exposure to many common solvents and chemicals.

SOLIDS BY WEIGHT: Mixed = 53% (colors); 45% (clear); (+, – 2%)

SOLIDS BY VOLUME: Mixed = 41% (colors);36% (clear); (+, – 2%)

VOLATILE ORGANIC CONTENT: Colors = 1.01 pounds per gallon (mixed) (regulatory VOC = 175g/l)
Clear = 1.0 pounds per gallon (mixed) (regulatory
VOC = 230g/l)

STANDARD COLORS: Off white, light gray, medium
gray, tile red, beige, and amber clear. NOTE: The clear (gardner 11) is not water clear and is not suitable for topcoating over previously color coated floors. The clear is suitable as a primer or concrete sealer only.

RECOMMENDED FILM THICKNESS: 5 -7 mils per coat wet thickness (yields 2-3 mils dry)

COVERAGE PER GALLON: 229 to 320 square feet @
5-7 mils wet thickness

PACKAGING INFORMATION: 2 gallon and 5 gallon kits (volume approx.)

MIX RATIO:

Colors= 8.55# part A (.80 gallons, approximate) to 1.75# part B (.20 gallons, approximate)
Clear= 6.55# part A (.80 gallons, approximate) to 1.90# part B (.20 gallons, approximate)

SHELF LIFE: 1 year in unopened containers

FINISH CHARACTERISTICS: Satin gloss (40-80 at 60
degrees @ glossmeter)

ABRASION RESISTANCE: Taber adrasor CS-17 calibrase wheel with 1000 gram total load and 500 cycles = 54 mg loss

IMPACT RESISTANCE: Gardner Impact, direct = 50 in.lb. (passed)

FLEXIBILITY: No cracks on a 1/8” mandrel ADHESION: 425 psi @ elcometer (concrete failure, no delamination)

VISCOSITY: Mixed = 900-1200 cps (colors); 400-900 cps (clear) (typical)
DOT CLASSIFICATIONS: Not regulated

PRIMER: None required

TOPCOAT: Optional – Many products are suitable as topcoats including multiple coats of this product. For added chemical resistance, color stability or UV
stability, topcoat with a suitable aliphatic urethane.

CURE SCHEDULE (70 Degrees F)

  • Pot Life (1 Gallon) 1-1.5 hours
  • Tack Free (Dry to Touch)5-8 hours
  • Recoat or Topcoat 7-10 hours
  • Light Foot Traffic 16-24 hours
  • Full Cure (Heavy Traffic) 2-7 days
  • Application Temperature: 55-90 degrees F with relative humidity below 75%

CHEMICAL RESISTANCE

  • Acetic Acid 5% B
  • Xylene B
  • MEK A
  • Gasoline B
  • 10% Sodium Hydroxide C
  • 50% Sodium Hydroxide B
  • 10% Sulfuric B
  • 10% Hydrochloric Acid B
  • 20% Nitric Acid A
  • Ethylene Glycol C

Rating key: A – not recommended, B – 2 hour term splash spill, C – 8 hour term splash spill, D – 72 hour immersion, E – long term immersion. NOTE: extensive chemical resistance information is available through your sales representative.

LIMITATIONS:
Color or gloss may be affected by humidity, low temperatures, chemical exposure or sodium vapor lighting. Product will yellow in the presence of UV light.
For best results use a 1/4” or 3/8” nap roller.
Slab on grade requires moisture barrier
Substrate temperature must be 5°F above dew point. All new concrete must be cured for at least 30 days Product color will vary from batch to batch. Use only product from the same batch for an entire job.
Improper mixing or too thick of an application may result in product failure.
Light or bright colors (white, safety colors etc.) may require multiple coats or a topcoat to achieve a satisfactory hide, depending on the substrate.
Physical properties listed on this technical data sheet are typical values and not specifications.
See reverse side for limitations of our liability and warranty. See reverse side for application instructions.