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Apply one coat of Chemclean Degreaser, dilute Chemclean concrete powder in approximately 5 litres hot water, stir then add cold water to make 20 litres.  Apply using a plastic watering can,  agitate with nylon brush then waterblast clean.  Allow to dry.


Sand total area use 80 grit sandpaper on a pole sander or machine sand, remove all dust.

Sealer Coat:

Apply to dry concrete one coat of Optiseal, mix equal parts A & B (1 to 1) apply using a roller thoroughly flooding total concrete area.  Allow 2-8 hours to cure.

Intermediate Coat:

Add Armepoxy A & B into a 10-20 litre clean pail: mix 3 parts Armepoxy 'A' with 1 part Armepoxy 'B' by volume. 

(Please do not mix Armepoxy in the original 4 litre tins as adequate mixing will not be achieved.)  Apply one coat of Armepoxy to total area using a mohair roller.  Allow 8-20 hours to cure, do not exceed 20 hours before re-coating in hot conditions.  If this cure time is exceeded due to rain then the Armepoxy will require pole sanding with 80 -120 grit sandpaper before further application as Armepoxxy becomes very chemical resistant after 24 hours.

Top Finish Coats:

Mix Ultracoat in desired colour, equal parts (1 to1) by volume, apply 1 -2 coats using a mohair roller and pole, roll out in two directions then lay off downwards with the weight of roller only, overlap each pass maintaining a wet edge.  Allow 4-8 hours between coats.  Do not exceed overcoat times as adhesion could be impaired.

Always refer to Special Finishes if unsure or on unfamiliar substrate types before commencing.

Warranty / Liability

Special Finishes (NZ) Ltd provides all the enclosed information in good faith but without warrantee and is to assist your application. However the use of this product being used is beyond their control. The manufacturers can accept no responsibility whatsoever for any damage or failure arising from its application or use. It is totally the responsibility of the user to insure that the product is suitable for its intended use.