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  • Colors Available
  • Specs
  • Cure
  • Chemical
  • Application

E344QC Quick Cure Polyaspartic Coating

E344QC is a two component, 85% solids, solvent based quick cure polyaspartic aliphatic coating designed as an extremely tough, durable and decorative topcoat to protect high performance epoxy floor concrete coating systems. E344QC offers excellent abrasion and chemical resistance, is UV Stable, and has a beautiful, extremely clear, high gloss appearance available in 13 colors.   Offering quick back in-service times, E344QC is a fast curing polyaspartic solution for time sensitive projects.

E344QC is sold in 1 quart, 3/4 gallon, 1.5 gallon, 3 gallon and 15 gallon kits. It comes in clear or can be tinted with one of 13 colors (E344QC Pigment Sold Separately).   This product is used for thinner mil’d systems.

The spread rate of the E344QC over a Metallic System is 300-400 sq.ft. per gallon, as a clear topcoat over a smooth surface apply at 400 sq’/gallon and as a pigmented topcoat over a smooth surface apply at 400 sq’/gallon and over a flake floor (light to heavy broadcast rate) is 160 to 300 sq.ft. per gallon.

PRIMER: Recommended as topcoat to high performance epoxy systems including E707HB Epoxy

TOPCOAT: None recommended.  Can apply multiple coats of E344QC

 Where is E344QC Quick Cure Polyaspartic used?

  • Concrete floors
  • Garage Floors
  • Basement Floors
  • Warehouse and commercial office floors
  • Kitchens

Why E344QC Quick Cure Polyaspartic?

  • Tough, durable topcoat for epoxy floor coatings
  • Excellent chemical and abrasion resistance
  • UV Stable and will not yellow
  • Beautiful high gloss appearance
  • Fast Curing for quick back in-service
  • Designed for high traffic and industrial areas
  • High solids 85%
  • Available in clear & 13 colors!

PIGMENT SOLD SEPARATELY - MIX PIGMENT WITH E344QC PRIOR TO APPLICATION

Beautiful Color Line To Enhance Your Flooring Projects. Our Polyaspartic Pigment Is Sold In 8 Oz and 16 oz sizes.  Easy To Use,  Just Pour And Blend.  Add 5-6 Oz Per Mixed Gallon Of Liquid, Depending On Desired Color.  Each 16 Oz Pint Of Pigment Colors 3 Gallons Of E344QC Quick Cure Polyaspartic.

 

Pigment For E344QC, E449 and E450SF Polyaspartic

From: $45.00

  • Pigment Designed to Color E344QC and E449SF Polyaspartic Coating
  • Add a Beautiful Decorative Color to Your Polyaspartic Project
  • 13 Different Colors to Choose From!
  • Use 16 oz pigment per 3 gallon kit E344 QC and E449SF or 5-6 oz pigment per gallon
COMES IN 8 oz and 16 OZ CONTAINER
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SPECIFICATIONS

Solids By Weight 85%   By Volume 81%
VOC  <159 g/L
Colors  Clear + 13 colors.  See color chart
Recommended Film Thickness  2 – 10 mils wet
Coverage per Gallon  160-600 sq’/gal
Packaging 1 quart kit, 3/4 gallon kit, 1.5 gallon kit, 3 gallon kit
Mix Ratio 2:1 by volume (3 gal kit = 2 gal part A & 1 gal part B)
Self Life 6 months in unopened container
Finish High gloss >70 at 60 degrees
Abrasion Resistance Taber abrasion CS-17 calibrase wheel with 1000g total load & 500 cycles= 21 mg loss
Viscosity <1,000 centipose typical
Ultimate Elongation 2.4%
Compressive Strength >12,000 psi @ASTM D695
Tensile Strength >3,900 psi @ASTM D638
Hardness Shore D=80

CURE SCHEDULE (70°F)

Pot Life – 150 gram mass (Actual usable working time is 10-15 minutes) 30-60 minutes
Tack free (dry to touch) 1-3 hours
Recoat or topcoat 2-4 hours
Light foot traffic 5-7 hours
Full cure (heavy traffic) 24-48 hours

APPLICATION TEMPERATURE: 50-90 degrees F with relative humidity below 85%

CHEMICAL RESISTANCE

RATING
 Acetic acid 5% C
 Xylene C
 Mek A
 skydrol C
 Ethyl alcohol B
 50% sodium hydroxide E
 10% sulfuric acid C
1.1.1 trichloroethane B
 10% Hydrochloric Acid C
Methanol B

Rating key: A – not recommended, B – 2 hour term splash spill, C – 8 hour term splash spill, D – 72 hour immersion, E – long term immersion.

MIXING AND APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

1) PRODUCT STORAGE: Product must be stored in an area that will bring the product to room temperature prior to using. Continuous storage should be between 60 and 90 degree F. Keep from freezing 2)

SURFACE PREPARATION: Preparation methods may vary depending on the system being applied. For a complete system thickness that is higher than 10 mils dry, a fine brush blast (shot blast), is recommended. To assure a trouble free bond, all dust, oil, dirt, foreign contaminants and laitance must be removed. It is recommended to perform a moisture test to determine that the concrete has an appropriate vapor barrier. This can be done by placing a 4’X4’ plastic sheet on the substrate and taping down the edges. Once 24 hours has passed, and the substrate is still dry below the plastic sheet, then the substrate does not show signs of eventual hydrostatic pressure problems that may later cause disbonding. This test does not guarantee, however, that there may not be future hydrostatic pressure issues in the future.

PRODUCT MIXING:  This product has a mix ratio of two parts A to one part B by volume (volumes approximate).  Standard packages are in pre-measured kits and should be mixed as supplied in the kit.  After the two parts are combined, mix well with slow speed mixing equipment such as a jiffy mixer until the material is thoroughly mixed and streak free.  After mixing, transfer the mixed material to another pail (the transfer pail) and again remix.  The material in the transfer pail is now ready to be applied on the properly prepared surface. This product has a short usable pot life of about 15 minutes which is substantially shorter than the actual gel time for the product. Applying the product beyond the usable pot life can result in surface irregularities.

Improper mixing may result in product failure. For best mixing results and proper blending of parts A and B, recommend a Jiffy Mixer style drill mixer.

PRODUCT APPLICATION: The mixed material can be applied by brush or roller   When using a roller use a 3/8” nap lint free professional grade epoxy roller cover. It is best to maintain a wet edge to avoid roller marks. Direct sunlight or high temperatures may cause visible roller making during application. Applying the product too thick may result in solvent entrapment and product failure. Relative humidity can have a dramatic influence on the curing characteristics. The product will dry quicker and have less working time when the relative humidity is higher while a lower relative humidity will lengthen the dry time and working time. This product has a short usable pot life of about 15 minutes which is substantially shorter than the actual gel time for the product. Applying the product beyond the usable pot life can result in surface irregularities. 5)

RECOAT OR TOPCOATING:Installing multiple coats of this product is acceptable. If recoating this product, be sure that all of the solvents have evaporated from the coating during the curing process. Refer to the cure schedule as a guideline to follow, however it is best to test the coating before recoating or topcoating. This is done by pressing your thumb on the coating to ensure a fingerprint impression is not visible. If there is no impression visible, then coating the floor can be done. Note, colder temperatures require longer cure times before product can be recoated. Prior to coating the floor, make sure there are no contaminants exist. If contaminants or a blush exists, remove with a standard detergent cleaner and ensure floor is clean and dry prior to coating. It is recommended to degloss the previous floor prior to coating to ensure a trouble free bond.

CLEANUP/FLOOR CLEANING:Use Xylol for cleanup. When cleaning the floor, CAUTION! Some cleaners may affect the color of the installed floor. Test each cleaner used in a small area, ensuring no damage occurs. Restrict the use of the floor to light traffic and non-harsh chemicals until the floor is fully cured, refer to the cure schedule. Allow the floor to remain completely dry during the curing process. 7)

RESTRICTIONS: Restrict the use of the floor to light traffic and non-harsh chemicals until the coating is fully cured (see technical data under full cure). It is best to let the floor remain dry for the full cure cycle. Dependent on actual complete system application, surface may be slippery, especially when wet or contaminated; keep surface clean and dry.

LIMITATIONS:

  • Colors or gloss may be affected by high humidity, low temperatures, chemical exposure, or exposure to lighting such as sodium vapor lights.
  • Installing product too thick may result in surface imperfections, bubbles, or product failure
  • Do not expose this product to water until fully cured
  • Substrate temperature must be 5°F above dew point
  • All new concrete must be cured for at least 30 days
  • Physical properties are typical values and not specifications
  • Light or bright colors (white, safety yellow, etc. may require multiple coats or a suitable color coordinated primer to achieve a satisfactory hide
  • Always apply a test patch to determine product suitability and adhesion performance for your proposed application method and procedures
  • Colors may vary from batch to batch, therefore use only product from the same batch for an entire job
  • Physical properties listed on this technical data sheet are typical values and not specifications.

NOTICE TO BUYER: DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES AND LIMITATIONS ON OUR LIABILITY

We warrant that our product is manufactured to the specifications as stated her or in other publications.  All other information supplied by us is accurate to the best of our knowledge.  Such information supplied about our products is not a representation or a warranty.  It is supplied on the condition that you shall make your own tests to determine the suitability of our product for your particular purpose. Any use or application other than recommenced herein is the sole responsibility of the user. NO WARRANTY IS MADE, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, REGARDING SUCH OTHER INFORMATION, THE DATA ON WHICH IT IS BASED, OR THE RESULTS YOU WILL OBTAIN FROM ITS USE.  NO WARRANTY IS MADE, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, THAT OUR PRODUCT SHALL BE MERCHANTABLE OR THAT OUR PRODUCT SHALL BE FIT FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  NO WARRANTY IS MADE THAT THE USE OF SUCH INFORMATION OR OUR PRODUCT WILL NOT INFRINGE UPON ANY PATENT.  We shall have no liability for incidental or consequential damages, direct or indirect.  Our liability is limited to the net selling price of our product or the replacement of our product, at our option.  Acceptance of delivery of our product means that you have accepted the terms of this warranty whether or not purchase orders or other documents state terms that or other documents state terms that vary from this warranty.  No representative is authorized to make any representation or warranty or assume any other liability on our behalf with any sale of our products.  Uncured epoxy resins, polymers and their curing agents may be ALKALINE, TOXIC or BOTH, depending on the particular system.  They may cause ALLERGIC REACTIONS or HYPERSENSITIVITY REACTIONS.  BEFORE USING any material, READ THE MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET AND FOLLOW ALL PRECAUTIONS TO PREVENT BODILY HARM. 

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