Clear Epoxy Resin Binder System, Solvent Free. 

flooring resin epoxy binder system is a solvent-free, clear, two-component, low viscosity epoxy resin system which is cycloaliphatic amine cured (clear light colour).

Uses

flooring resin is currently used as the preferred binder system in abe.®cote 400 hi-build; abe.®flo; abe.®screed QC; abe.®screed SLC P epoxy primer (high mechanical shock areas for SL cementitios screeds). 

Please refer to specific Technical data sheet for details. 

Other uses include the following: 

  • Primer/pore sealer for suitably prepared cementitious substates for subsequent epoxy or PU coating/screed application. 
  • Clear sealed finish to diamond ground concrete. 
  • Fine sand bulked up for a scraper coat repair work prior to twin pack/two part decorative floor application finishes.
Advantages
  • Proven system 
  • Universal formulation 
  • Solvent free 
  • Reduced moisture and carbon dioxide sensitivity 
  • Cures well down to +10°C 
  • Easily applied 
  • Good chemical resistance 
  • Less sensitive against humidity 
  • Low viscosity
Substrate Requirements

The concrete substrate must be sound and of sufficient compressive strength (minimum 25 N/mm2) with a minimum pull off strength of 1.5 N/mm2

Must be free from rising damp. Dry to a moisture content below 75% RH as per BS 8203; 1987.

All contamination must be removed to give a clean, dry and open textured surface. 

Surface Preparation

Concrete: Laitance and contamination to be removed by totally enclosed shot blasting, light scarification or diamond grinding. All residues must be removed including vacuum cleaning to provide a dry, dust-free, open textured surface. Porous floors (high air cavities) will need two coats of primer. 

Typical Physical Properties

Colour 

Clear 

Pot life (5ℓ mixed) 

approx. 30 min 

Work life (after spreading) 

1 – 1.5 hrs 

Touch dry 

8 hrs 

Light foot traffic 

4 hrs 

Full cure 

7 days 

Min. over coating time 

12 hrs 

Max. over coating time 

48 hrs 

Density of resin (mixed) 

1.07 

Mix ratio (Base:Activator) 

2:1 v / v 

VOC g/ℓ (EPA Method 24) 

35 

Application temperature range 

>15ºC & <35ºC 

Do not apply coating if humidity is in excess of 85% @21ºC or 75% @ 10ºC 

Do not apply coating if the substrate temperature is at least 3ºC (5ºC is better) above dew point. 

Mixing

Kit components are pre-weighed for optimum performance. 

Do not mix by hand. Pour activator into base and drain container thoroughly. Ensure that the materials are thoroughly mixed using a slow-speed industrial hand drill, Helical spinner or Jiffy mixer. 

Application

Refer to recommended specification. 

Precautionary Note:

Prevailing weather conditions must be taken into account otherwise surface defects can occur (see under “typical physical properties”).

Coverage

2 m2/L per coat otherwise, refer to recommended specification.

Model Specification

flooring resin, a low viscosity epoxy resin binder, is supplied by a.b.e.® Construction Chemicals, installation to be carried out by a trained applicator.

Cleaning of Equipment

Use abe® super brush cleaner before setting. Rinse thoroughly under running water.

Temperature

flooring resin should be applied at temperatures between 15ºC and 35ºC. Temperatures should not fall below 5ºC during the first 24 hours after application. 

Packaging

Available in 1ℓ, 5ℓ, 6ℓ and 15ℓ kits. 

Storage & Shelf Life

Stored unopened in dry conditions at 5-25ºC, shelf life will be 12 months minimum. Do not expose to frost. 

Health & Safety

Product safety information required for safe use is not included. Before handling, read product and safety data sheets and container labels for safe use, physical and health hazard information. The safety data sheet is available from your local a.b.e.® Construction Chemicals’ sales representative.

Important Note

This data sheet is issued as a guide to the use of the product(s) concerned. Whilst a.b.e.® Construction Chemicals endeavours to ensure that any advice, recommendation, specification or information is accurate and correct, the company cannot – because a.b.e.® has no direct or continuous control over where and how a.b.e.® products are applied – accept any liability either directly or indirectly arising from the use of a.b.e.® products, whether or not in accordance with any advice, specification, recommendation or information given by the company.

Further Information

Where other products are to be used in conjunction with this material, the relevant technical data sheets should be consulted to determine total requirements. a.b.e.® Construction Chemicals has a wealth of technical and practical experience built up over years in the company’s pursuit of excellence in building and construction technology.