Water proofing exterior wall with coatings provides a great barrier between the interior of the home and the exterior from high levels of moisture. Protection from this happening will be beneficial in the long run from the following:
This is also a great low maintenance solution with the potential to save a lot of money in the long run.
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Epoxy coatings are a great option if you are looking for tough and attractive flooring. They combine polymer resins and hardeners that result in a chemical bond with the concrete. Plus, there are many colors and decorative options to choose from.
The benefits of using an epoxy coating are:
- Provides a more durable surface than floor paint that stands up to heavy traffic
- Makes an easy-to-clean floor that resists stains from spills
- Is versatile enough to be used for both residential and commercial projects
- Creates vibrant and unique designs that can be customized in many ways
- Can be installed quickly, with little downtime
Polyaspartic chemistry was first introduced in the early 1990s making it a relatively new technology. The patents were issued to Bayer in Germany and Miles Corporation in the United States. Pure polyurea reacts extremely quickly making them almost unusable without plural component spray equipment. Polyaspartic technology utilizes a partially blocked amine to react more slowly with the isocyanates and thus produce a modified polyurea. The amine/diamine or even triamine functional coreactant for aliphatic polyisocyanate is typically reacted with a maleate. Polyaspartic esters (PAE) as they are often called, initially found use in conventional solvent-borne two-component polyurethane coatings.
Polyurea is a type of elastomer that is derived from the reaction product of an isocyanate component and a synthetic resin blend component through step-growth polymerization. The isocyanate can be aromatic or aliphaticin nature. It can be monomer, polymer, or any variant reaction of isocyanates, quasi-prepolymer or a prepolymer. The prepolymer, or quasi-prepolymer, can be made of an amine-terminated polymer resin, or a hydroxyl-terminated polymer resin.
The resin blend may be made up of amine-terminated polymer resins, and/or amine-terminated chain extenders. The amine-terminated polymer resins do not have any intentional hydroxyl moieties. Any hydroxyls are the result of incomplete conversion to the amine-terminated polymer resins. The resin blend may also contain additives or non-primary components. These additives may contain hydroxyls, such as pre-dispersed pigments in a polyol carrier. Normally, the resin blend does not contain a catalyst(s). via Wikipedia
Benefits Of Urethane
Urethane will outperform rubber, plastic or metal by a margin of 5 to one in severe abrasion and wear applications.
Urethane prepolymer formulations can be adhesively bonded to most metals or virtually any other material, whether rigid or flexible. Cast bonding systems can be designed to produce bonds that are often stronger than the urethane itself.
Also plenty of colors to choose from upon request.