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Grinding Is Not Shot Blasting!

In today’s concrete preparation world large planetary grinding has largely taken the place of shot blasting even when specifications and standards require a shot blasted profile. Recently, I was on a job site where a nationally recognized manufacturer of moisture vapor emission primers was in use. The specified product primer [...]

September 18th, 2020|Categories: Floor|

When Is Concrete Ready For Flooring?

A common misconception is that concrete is ready to receive coatings after the concrete has cured for 28 days. While it is true that concrete reaches 99% of its compressive strength after 28 days, that doesn’t address the most important factor in determining whether the concrete is ready for a [...]

December 12th, 2019|Categories: Floor|

Floor Coatings for Industry and Manufacturing

Prime Coat Coating Systems focuses not only on the successful engineering of industrial floor coatings for cleanability, resistance to stains, and durability, but also exemplifies our attention to managing risk from corrosion and other possible flooring failures. Each of our industrial floor coatings and industrial floor paints is inspected by [...]

June 7th, 2018|Categories: Floor|Tags: |

Substrate Preparation

Proper preparation of the substrate to be coated is often the most critical step in achieving long term coating performance. This crucial step is often misunderstood, trivialized, out-sourced or omitted completely by others in the industry. Prime Coat has the expertise to prepare your substrate properly to conform with NACE, [...]

June 7th, 2018|Categories: Materials|Tags: , |

Should You Choose Epoxy Floor Coating for Your Industrial Site?

Commercial sites must have industrial prime coatings that will allow your site to withstand the pressure and stress of everyday use. Often, industrial floors must be able to support heavy machinery, chemical compounds and foot traffic that many other commercial floors don’t. In order to meet the needs of industrial [...]

June 5th, 2018|Categories: Floor, Materials|

How to Choose the Right Wall and Floor Coatings for Prison Showers

Nothing attracts bacteria like the shower. Crevices and cracks in the flooring, ceiling or walls can be the perfect place for mold and spores to accumulate. These fungus and bacteria can lead to health problems as well as eat away at the very material they live in. The result is [...]

May 19th, 2018|Categories: Floor|Tags: , , |