high-build coating

high-build coating

A coating composed of a series of uniform tile-like films which are applied in thicknesses (minimum 5 mils) greater than those normally associated with paint films and thinner than those normally applied with a trowel.
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It is a direct-to-concrete and masonry high-build coating that offers maximum performance in one less coat, with no need for priming.
The product line includes easy-to-apply, high-build coatings that deliver superior protection when applied to properly prepared substrates.
From a topside perspective, Fast Clad Urethane and Fast Clad Direct-To-Metal Urethane are new polyaspartic chemistries that are high-build coatings with low VOCs that can replace traditional epoxy/anticorrosive-urethane systems.
Most high-build coatings are applied in 20- to 30- mil layers until spec is reached.
These high-build coatings provide a breathable, elastic finish that helps bridge hairline cracks and can be applied in one less coat compared to conventional masonry coatings, saving time and labor.
High-build coatings containing magnesium oxychloride can protect steelwork (though not wood) since the compound liberates large volumes of water upon heating to temperatures in the region of 500[degrees]C (900[degrees]F), where steel starts to lose its strength, but wood will already have caught fire.