Port of Long Beach Pier G
Location:Long Beach, CA
Systems: Industrial epoxy systems
Area: 75,000/sf service repair areas
Shot blast concrete clean. Patch all crack and holes. Core holes in concrete and set anchoring pots in floors. Prime floors with a vapor control epoxy primer. Install 20 mils of a urethane system with synthetic aggregate for slip resistance.
Epoxy coatings are very versatile, used for commercial, industrial and residential, inside, outside, marine applications, secondary-containment-type situations, garage-floor coatings, warehouse coatings. They provides light reflectivity as they are usually bright colors. Epoxies come in an array of colors but the epoxy itself is referred to as a copolymer and it’s formed from chemicals that are commonly referred to as a resin “A”for the compound and “B” for the hardener or the activator. There’s a chemical reaction.
Epoxies are referred to as many of different things but, for simplistic purposes. A homeowner might just ask for an epoxy coating in there garage floor but the versatility of these particular products is almost limitless. They can even be used for a heavy duty repairs like reinforced with carbon fiber just as if you would reinforce concrete with a 6 fixed rebar. Some other Polyesters type of epoxies have thermal setting resins that are also used for glass reinforcements and plastics and this chemistry applied to floors. Most epoxies have excellent adhesion resistance, chemical and heat resistance.