In response to hardware retailers’ request for more user-friendly flooring products, a.b.e.® Construction Chemicals – part of the Chryso Southern Africa Group – has re-launched two products which have proved hugely successful in the construction industry particularly for the DIY market.

Elrene Smuts, a.b.e.®’s Product Manager: Retail, says abe.cote 337 tough epoxy paint, and abe.cote clear polyurethane coating, are now packaged in bright, attractive containers ideally suited to hardware store shelves. “With environmental concerns increasing among home-improvers, it is important to note both products are water-based and therefore less harmful to the environment than equivalent solvent-based systems,” Smuts states.

Some of the many benefits of abe.cote 337 tough epoxy paint include:

  • Economical, maximum square metre per Rand coverage;
  • Easy to apply by roller;
  • 11 new decorative colours, more than available on the market currently;
  • May be applied to damp surfaces;
  • Protects and decorates floors and walls; and
  • Unmatched track record in the construction industry.

abe.cote clear polyurethane coatings offers benefits like:

  • Ultra-durable, semi-matt finish coating;
  • Top coat for sealing/maintaining polyurethane and epoxy coatings, as well as porous substrates like concrete, screeds, natural stone tiles, paving, wooden floors and furniture;
  • Can be used indoors and outdoors, good UV-resistance.  The product enhances abe.cote 337 performance outdoors;
  • Strong resistance to solvents, chemicals, water, alcohols, salt solutions as well as petrol, asphalt solvents, solutions of acid and alkalis;
  • Excellent scratch and stain resistance;
  • Easy to clean;
  • Competitive price, value for money, excellent coverage; and
  • DIY-friendly, easy to apply by roller.

For further information, phone 011 306 9000.

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