High-Build Coatings Riverhead NY

High-build coatings are much more than paint over concrete block or other concrete surfaces in Riverhead. 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

White's Lumber & Building Supplies
(315) 686-1892
945 James St
Clayton, NY
Saul Stone & Company Inc
(718) 356-0940
4288 Arthur Kill Rd
Staten Island, NY
Master Garage Door Llc
(516) 328-0504
123 Kingston Ave
Floral Park, NY
Mid State Truss Co Inc
(315) 653-7354
307 Joe Rd N
Pitcher, NY
Home Depot Inc
(716) 633-9200
4139 Transit Rd
Buffalo, NY
Home Depot the
(631) 789-9200
1101 Sunrise Hwy
Amityville, NY
Home Depot the
(585) 385-4090
750 Panorama Trl S
Rochester, NY
ABC Supply Company Inc
(845) 561-5565
150 S Water St
Newburgh, NY
Lowe's Home Improvement Warehouse of Rome
(315) 709-3000
1230 Erie Blvd W
Rome, NY
Stock Building Supply
(607) 865-9153
44 West St
Walton, NY

Provided By:

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.

Click here to read full article from Masonry Construction

Related Articles
- High Cement Content Problems Riverhead NY
Portland cement gives a mortar added durability, high early strength, a consistent hardening rate, and high compressive and bond strengths. However, mortar with excessively high cement contents can affect water permeability and durability of the masonry.
- Home Improvement Marketing Riverhead NY
- Hidden Decking Fasteners Riverhead NY
- Framing a Pergola Riverhead NY
- Entryway Doors Riverhead NY
- Exterior Products Riverhead NY
- Easy SATA Riverhead NY
- Green and Healthy Products Riverhead NY
- Dry Window Products Riverhead NY
- Form-Release Agents Riverhead NY