High-Build Coatings Suffern NY

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

84 Lumber Co
(716) 695-0449
2286 Military Rd
Tonawanda, NY
Shar-Mar Supls Plumbing
(315) 245-1902
State Route 49
Blossvale, NY
J R Builders Inc
(718) 357-3652
16004 25th Dr
Flushing, NY
Lowe's Home Improvement Warehouse of Utica
(315) 793-3812
710 Horatio St
Utica, NY
Wood-Ply Lumber Corp
(516) 378-2612
100 Bennington Ave
Freeport, NY
K B Masonry LLC
(973) 831-0018
58 Townsend Road
Wanaque, NJ
Innov Architectural Metals
(718) 349-0295
5 Sutton St
Brooklyn, NY
Scranton's Thruway Builders Supls Corp
(716) 625-9444
3360 Walden Ave
Depew, NY
Kings Material Co Inc
(718) 438-5232
3707 15th Ave
Brooklyn, NY
Sunrise Lumber Inc
(718) 680-7335
758 61st St
Brooklyn, 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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