Concrete is a porous substance that must be protected to achieve the greatest longevity and service. Tennant offers a multitude of coatings and finishes designed to accommodate the conditions and needs of nearly all types of commercial and industrial facilities. These include a wide range of capabilities, from providing moisture vapor control and resistance to harsh chemicals, pathogens and thermal stress, to dissipating static electricity, providing traction and having elastomeric properties enabling the coating to flex with the substrate.
Selecting the right coating for a facility’s conditions and correctly applying it per manufacturer’s directions are critical in achieving the desired long-term performance. Virtually all professionals agree that it is the surface preparation that can make all the difference between a successful and unsuccessful application.
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The traditional recommended minimum cure time for new concrete slabs is 28 days. However, special products that can be used on green concrete have been recently developed. Moisture testing should nevertheless be done prior to applying any coating to ensure the best adhesion.
There are five basic steps to preparing an existing concrete surface:
As with any type of construction or finishing project, it takes the right tools and products to achieve the desired results. Tennant Co. has been providing high-quality, innovative floor-cleaning machines to the flooring industry for decades. Our coatings, finishes and other products maintain the high standards of reliability and value that our customers around the world have come to expect. Contact us today for more information!
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