APF Epoxy Blog

Setting Expectations & Troubleshooting: The Difference Between Installation Problems, Normal Wear and Failures

Posted March 28th, 2016 by Peter Collins

From smaller residential floor coating jobs to massive or precision-driven research, manufacturing or sports venue projects, there are always up to four main participants or stakeholders who’ll be involved in and affected by a floor coating installation’s final outcome


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Selection and Design Considerations for Fluid-Applied Polymer Flooring

Posted March 23rd, 2016 by Ray Fox

Design professionals are constantly challenged to provide their clients with building materials that provide the performance required by the facility use – and the lowest lifecycle cost. In addition, they must consider aesthetics and the owner’s budget.


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Are You Accurately Mitigating Concrete Moisture Intrusion? Tips to Master the Installation of VaporSolve

Posted March 8th, 2016 by Arif Kalam

Excessive concrete moisture intrusion can be a coating contractor’s worst enemy – yet this enemy can be tamed. In How to Test for Excessive Concrete Moisture, I explained how the two most common moisture testing methods – Calcium Chloride (CaCL) Moisture Testing per ASTM 1869 and Relative Humidity (RH) Testing per ASTM 2170 – worked and measured moisture levels


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Site Visits: What's on Your Pre Installation Checklist?

Posted February 1st, 2016 by Ray Gutoski

Congratulations! You’ve just been awarded that big project you bid eight months ago. The GC has sent you a contract and everything seems to be good to go. Now, can you start next week?


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