High-Build Coatings Fulton NY

High-build coatings are much more than paint over concrete block or other concrete surfaces in Fulton. They are high-tech products characterized by properties such as resistance to wind-driven rain, chalking and checking after weathering, high ultimate (breaking) elongation, elongation recovery and crack bridging capability, and water vapor permeability.

Local Companies

La Face Tile & Mason Co Inc
(315) 371-6964
414 Butternut St
Syracuse, NY
Tersal Construction
(315) 476-6762
109 Factory Ave
Syracuse, NY
Bradco Wickes
(518) 462-6672
391 Broadway
Albany, NY
North Main Lumber
(315) 252-8392
341 Grant Avenue Rd
Auburn, NY
Brighton Whol Roofing Inc
(315) 476-7661
145 Ainsley Dr
Syracuse, NY
Hopkins & Reilly Mason Contractors Inc
(315) 474-0161
419 Hiawatha Blvd E
Syracuse, NY
Schneid Construction
(315) 479-9004
210 6th St
Syracuse, NY
Mario's Home Center
(518) 758-7075
RR 9
Valatie, NY
Wellesley Island Bldg Supl Inc
(315) 482-6600
Old Bridge Rd
Wellesley Island, NY
Sunrise Leasing
(631) 208-0054
395 Nugent Dr
Calverton, NY

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Source: MASONRY CONSTRUCTION MAGAZINE
Publication date: May 1, 2007

By Lorella Angelini

High-build coatings are much more than paint over concrete block or other concrete surfaces. They are high-tech products characterized by properties such as resistance to wind-driven rain, chalking and checking after weathering, high ultimate (breaking) elongation, elongation recovery and crack bridging capability, and water vapor permeability.

This article focuses on the benefits in using high-build coatings as surface treatments over concrete, points out their unique performance properties, and explains applicable ASTM test methods.

Coatings vs. paints
Graph illustrates the relationship between temperature and thickness, with the thin elastomeric coating breaking at the maximum crack extension in cold temperatures.

At a glance, acrylic high-build coatings are often mistaken for ordinary paints. They come in a pail, are applied on the wall by roll or spray, and are available in a variety of colors, either directly from the factory or tinted at the local distributor. However, the similarities end here.

High-build coatings are generally applied in one or two coats to a total dry film of 10 mils to 15 mils, while ordinary paints have average thicknesses from 3 mils to 5 mils. The difference in thickness is directly related to the viscosity of the two materials and their percent of solids. High-build coatings contain about 50% solids by volume, versus 30% for ordinary products.

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