Protect the Floor
In building a residence like a house, an apartment, a condominium, or a public facility like a hospital, a department store, an airport, a factory, and so on. Flooring is another important focus point because it bears massive loads, and is constantly stained. Therefore, choosing right products is vital during construction to protect concrete surface from cracking and deep stains. Mr. Crocodile would like to suggest these 4 important stages as followed.
1. Levelling (For indoor work with surface materials
This stage requires a skillful worker, and particularly, special type of cement. Mr. Crocodile recommends Crocodile Primer S along with Crocodile Self-Levelling to level the floor with this thinness.
-Crocodile Primer S (Floor Levelling Primer)
The product is used before cement levelling, in order to increase bonding strength and reduce bubble when pouring self-levelling mortar.
-Crocodile Self-Levelling (Self-Leveling Mortar)
This mortar product flows well and is easy to use, by just adding water. It sets fast and needs short setting time before getting load. It can level thickness from 1 – 40 mm, and be used to prepare the floor before being covered with materials such as tiles, carpet, parquet, ceramic tiles, rubber tile or laminated wood, etc.
2. Increase Strength
Floor is the part that takes on loads and pressure from traffic or area usage. So it is essential to focus on construction to prevent crack problem afterwards. Mr. Crocodile would like to recommend these chemical products as followed.
-Crocodile Floor Hardener (Cementitious Floor Hardener)
The product helps harden concrete to be more durable and last longer. It is suitable for factory and warehouse floor, parking space, concrete space, etc.
-Crocodile Liquid Floor Hard Plus (Liquid Floor Hardener)
The product is hybrid crystallization agent for polishing or coating to harden concrete floor. It is well suitable for indoor and outdoor works, new and old concrete. The applied area will be ready for traffic 7 days after application.
3. Floor Coating
Concrete floor needs to be strong to receive very high load efficiently, it needs not to be places collecting stains and dirt. Mr. Crocodile would like to recommend these products as followed.
- Crocodile 9602 S (High Gloss Floor Coating)
The product is for coating the floor to prevent deep stains, making the surface easy to clean. It is suitable for indoor and outdoor use, and good for surface with low water absorption such as concrete plastered wall, natural rocks.
- Crocodile 9102 W (Matte Finish Floor Coating)
The product is for coating the floor to prevent deep stains, making the surface easy to clean. It is suitable for indoor and outdoor use, and good for porous surface like cement and natural rocks.
Crack surface problems are of many levels ranging from surface to deep in structure. So the repair process needs to choose the suitable products to solve problems permanently. Mr. Crocodile would like to recommend chemical
- Crocodile Floor Smooth Patch (Thin Floor Repair Mortar)
The product has strong adhesive bond, sturdy surface, and durable, and is suitable for 1 – 2 mm depth crack.
- Crocodile Floor Smooth Base (Thick Floor Repair Mortar)
The product has strong adhesive bond, sturdy surface, and durable, and is suitable for 2 -10 mm depth crack.
- Crocodile Repair Mortar (Structure Repair Mortar)
The product is for repairing columns, beams, and ceilings, and can take high compressive pressure. It can be used to fix in various thickness from 3 – 40 mm.
- Crocodile Poly-U Seal (Polyurethane Sealant)
The product is for sealing concrete joints that might subject to movement with high flexibility and multiuse.
- Crocodile Backing Rod (Polyethylene Sealing Foam)
The product is for sealing seams and joints to adjust the depth before applying sealants. It does not create toxic fume when being burnt.
These chemical products can be selected according to needs on different natures of repair works. With all these, all crack problems and other problems on floor should be well gone including deep stains. The floor should be easy to maintain and clean, and lasting long.