Mixing Multi-Component Coatings Materials: Induction Time and Pot Life

Posted by Ben Shterengarts on Feb 28, 2024 8:07:19 AM

Understanding and following the manufacturer's written guidelines and technical data sheets are essential to achieve the best application of coating possible. Focusing on critical factors, such as choosing the right type of coating, surface preparation, and application methods will ensure everything is done correctly. By doing so, you can be confident you'll get the desired results and have a coating that looks great and performs well in its environment.

Here, we'll discuss the importance of adequately mixing multi-component coatings before application. When mixing single-component coatings, the applicator brings them to a uniform color or condition. However, when mixing multi-component coatings, the process is more involved.

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Topics: Mixing techniques, Multi-component Coatings

Improper Mixing Techniques Leads to Failed Coatings

Posted by Maribeth Taylor on Oct 8, 2019 2:00:00 PM


Environmental conditions can wreak havoc throughout all phases of a coating’s application, but what happens when the wrong tools are used during the mixing process or the material is mixed incorrectly?  To avoid negative effects of improper mixing, the manufacturer typically provide technical datasheets, application guidelines, and technical support to aid in the completion of a successful application. 

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Topics: Liquid Applied Waterproofing, Mixing techniques

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