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Surface Preparation - Concrete

The Concrete surface you are working with may have to be treated differently depending on its current state.

New / unpainted

For optimal results on a Concrete surface in a New\unpainted state, please follow the instructions below for preparation and application. Links to the products utilised in this guide are listed below.

Preparation
  1. Remove all loose sand aggregate with brooms
  2. Rinse with clean water
Application
  1. Apply 1 coat Ultra-BondFirst
  2. Apply 2 - 3 coats of Ultralast product of choice
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Old / unpainted / sound

FFor optimal results on a Concrete surface in a Old \unpainted\ sound state, please follow the instructions below for preparation and application. Links to the products utilised in this guide are listed below.

Preparation
  1. Wash floors with G.P. Cleaner
  2. Rinse well with clean water
Application
  1. Apply 1 coat Ultra-BondFirst
  2. Apply 2 - 3 coats of Ultralast product of choice
  3. Allow 2 hours between coats
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Previously painted and sound

For optimal results on a Concrete surface in a Previously painted And sound state, please follow the instructions below for preparation and application. Links to the products utilised in this guide are listed below.

Preparation
  1. Wash with G.P. Cleaner
  2. Rinse with clean water
  3. Sand floor with 100 grid paper to provide a better key
  4. Remove all dust
Application
  1. Apply 1 coat Ultra-BondFirst
  2. Apply 2 - 3 coats of Ultralast product of choice
Products that can be used
Previously painted and in poor condition (flaking / peeling / oil soaked)

For optimal results on a Concrete surface in a Previously painted and in poor condition (flaking / peeling / oil soaked) state, please follow the instructions below for preparation and application. Links to the products utilised in this guide are listed below.

Preparation
  1. Remove old paint by mechanical grinding
  2. Strip existing paint with paint remover
  3. Scrub floor with 15% solution of spirit of Salts
  4. Rinse with clean water
  5. Wash floors with general purpose cleaner. Rinse with clean water
Oil Soaked
  1. As above process
  2. After rinsing with clean water, apply an emulsifier (as per product instructions) accross entire surface
  3. Use a wet and dry vacuum to extract any oil and emulsifier from floor surface
  4. Repeat if necessary
Application
  1. Apply 1 coat Ultra-BondFirst (2 coats if previously oil soaked)
  2. Apply 2 - 3 coats of Ultralast product of choice
  3. Note - Oil soaked floors must be thoroughly cleaned prior to applying the Ultra-BondFirst. Adhesion is totally dependant on the how well you have cleaned!
Products that can be used