When Strength is a Requirement
When excessive traffic or extreme demands are commonplace, your concrete epoxy flooring must have a trowel grade application. This is the ideal technique available for maximal durability, creating a surface with double the thickness of our usual home or commercial process. Floors that undergo considerable loads, such as from heavy-duty forklifts, ought to have a trowel grade epoxy and trowel grade is also recommended where concrete contact with caustic or corrosive chemicals is common.
Due to trowel grade epoxy being so thick, more curing time is often needed. There are additionally ideal conditions for installing trowel grade flooring.
- Above 70 degrees Fahrenheit, each epoxy application will cure in 8-12 hours with a full 7 days recommended prior to beginning normal activities.
- Below 70 degrees Fahrenheit it takes additional time for successful curing.
- Below 55 degrees Fahrenheit, the thickness of a trowel grade epoxy coating really should not be attempted.
Given these requirements, this type of application is recommended in late spring, summer, or early fall.
Trowel grade requires significant experience and skills to lay down right. West Coast Epoxy has the crews and equipment necessary to match the specifications of any commercial or industrial building. For added details about the application of trowel grade floor epoxies, talk with us online or by dialing 916-531-1874 in Lodi.
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