Clear coated Polished Concrete Floors
ANS Coatings offers a number of clear coatings created for polished concrete floors.
1. All about coated polished concrete floors
Polished concrete floors, those having a clear coating, are cheaper than floors that are highly polished that do not require coating. This is mainly due to the length of time the contractor requires to spend grinding the floor. All of the cost of polished concrete floors have the same start – a smooth concrete surface which requires grinding to expose the stone within the concrete matrix to attain the finish desired by the customer.
In the utilization of the clear coating at the polished concrete floor, the concrete surface demands only 3 to 4 times of grinding. The first grind is carried out to open up and show the stone as well as the second and third one are done to maintain the stone on being exposed and to eliminate the scratches left at the floor from the previous grinding procedure. To ensure our clients get the finest feasible floor, all of the ANS Coatings polished concrete flooring are grouted to fill up as most of the small holes which are created by the intense nature of grinding devices. The final grinding procedure taken on eliminates all extra grouting to be able to leave a smooth uniform finish all set for coating.
You’ll find a lot of coating choices for polished concrete floors which depend on the kind of utilization your floor will take.
Domestic polished concrete floors – ANS Coatings applies polyurethane coatings in domestic housing, these kinds of coatings could be utilized as a high shine or matt finish. Solvent based polyurethane will provide your floor an exceptional, hard and durable surface that wont require recoating for several years. These kinds of coatings darken the original colour of the concrete surface to give the surface an excellent high shine or matt finish. Water-based polyurethane can also be used, these coatings leave a semi-gloss look and just darken the original surface a bit.
Industrial or Commercial flooring polished concrete – ANS Coatings offer three choices for these kinds of polished concrete floors. The finest product which we offer is a higher gloss, crystal clear, 100% solids, epoxy coating which leaves a high build, glass-like appearance on the floor surface. This product is likewise a very low VOC, green building product and can be applied in pre-existing buildings without any interruption to surrounding places.
Solvent based polyurethane is another option. A polyurethane is able to do the exact same appearance to a 100% epoxy, but they are just 40% solids, this means the coating when dry is just 40% as thick as the 100% solids epoxy. Polyurethanes have extremely good scratch resistance that’s why they’re good for manufacturing establishments. Polyurethane coatings also are much easier to recoat when servicing is needed. A weakness to a solvent based epoxy is the smell, which might be annoying to a number of people.
Lastly, ANS Coatings have a water-based, clear epoxy coating. This coating is suitable for manufacturing or retail facilities since it attains a sturdy, long lasting, cost effective floor surface. The other benefits of a water-based epoxy is they have almost no odor and can be applied in an environment in which people are working, leading to no disruption to the area.