Overlays

EPC overlay by E-Chem

EPC-OVERLAY

EPC-OVERLAY is an all-in-one, 100% solids, solvent-free, moisture-insensitive, high-performance, multi-purpose epoxy polymer concrete overlay system. EPC-OVERLAY is designed for use in high-stress applications >3/4” in depth that involve overlaying, patching, repairing, & rehabilitating concrete to create a significant extension in the service life of the deck. This next generation system combines a low-modulus epoxy resin system with a high-quality engineered blend of graded aggregate to achieve the optimal set of characteristics for a polymer concrete overlay system that is both effective and safe to use. Ideal uses include bridge deck overlays, parking deck overlays, joint headers, joint edges, concrete spalls, grade correction, rut filling, concrete floors and loading docks. This product is VOC compliant (0 g/L), with no field chemistry required as an added benefit! EPC-OVERLAY offers a safer, better performing option to other polymer concrete products in the market.

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Resin Polymer

EPX50-OVERLAY RESIN POLYMER

EPX50-OVERLAY is a moisture-insensitive, low-modulus epoxy urethane co-polymer overlay resin, offering longer life cycles than traditional epoxy polymer resins. EPX50-OVERLAY provides a waterproof, chloride impervious coating that is designed primarily for bonding skid-resistant overlays to bridges, elevated slabs and PCCP. In addition to High Friction Surface Treatments, it is also excellent as a binder in epoxy mortars used for patching concrete. Meets ASTM C881 (Type III. Grade 1 & 2. Class B & C.), as well as being NTPEP (HFTO) rated and AASHTO compliant. EPX50-OVERLAY is also VOC compliant, 100% solids and is non-regulated by the DOT for transportation within the United States.

What is a High Friction Surface Treatment?

A high friction surface treatment is a type of pavement maintenance application designed to improve the skid resistance and traction of a paved surface. This type of treatment can be applied to asphalt, concrete, and other types of surfaces. It is often used on roads prone to wet or icy conditions as well as roads that experience heavy traffic.

Fast Setting Formulation

EPX50-OVERLAY FAST SETTING FORMULATION

EPX50-OVERLAY FAST is a fast-setting formulation of our EPX50-OVERLAY epoxy urethane product, making it an excellent option for similar projects that require lower temperature applications and shorter lane closures. Cartridge units are also available for treating cracks, repairing spalls, and patching holes from pull-off tests in concrete and epoxy overlays. Meets ASTM C881 (Type III. Grade 1. Class B & C.) and is AASHTO Task Force 34 compliant. EPX50-OVERLAY FAST is also VOC compliant (0 g/L) and is non-regulated by the DOT for transportation within the United States.

How does an Epoxy Fast Overlay Speed Up Construction Projects?

An epoxy fast overlay is a type of pavement maintenance application that can help speed up construction projects. This type of overlay is designed to provide a quick and cost-effective solution for covering large areas. It is typically applied to asphalt or concrete surfaces to provide a durable, weather-proof layer of protection.

EP 50 products by E-Chem

EP50-OVERLAY

Discover the superior performance of EP50 Overlay at E-Chem. EP50-OVERLAY is a moisture-insensitive, 100% solids, low-modulus, two-component epoxy polymer overlay resin. EP50-OVERLAY is designed primarily for bonding skid-resistant overlays to bridges, elevated slabs and PCCP. In addition to High Friction Surface Treatments, it is also excellent as a binder in epoxy mortars used for patching concrete. Meets ASTM C881 (Type III. Grade 1. Class B & C.) and is VOC compliant (0 g/L). EP50-OVERLAY is non-regulated by the DOT for transportation within the United States.

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EPX50LT-OVERLAY POLYMER RESIN

EPX50LT-OVERLAY is a moisture-insensitive, low-modulus, epoxy urethane co-polymer overlay resin, designed to be applied in late season cold conditions down to 30 °F and rapid return to service applications. EPX50LT-OVERLAY is an engineered overlay system impervious to water and deicing chemicals, while also providing a skid-resistant surface for bridges, elevated slabs and PCCP. In addition, EPX50LT-OVERLAY can be used for High Friction Surface Treatments and as a binder in epoxy repair mortars used for patching concrete.

High Friction Surface Treatments (HFST)

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EPX50LT-OVERLAY POLYMER RESIN

EPX50LT-OVERLAY is a moisture-insensitive, low-modulus, epoxy urethane co-polymer overlay resin, designed to be applied in late season cold conditions down to 30 °F and rapid return to service applications. EPX50LT-OVERLAY is an engineered overlay system impervious to water and deicing chemicals, while also providing a skid-resistant surface for bridges, elevated slabs and PCCP. In addition, EPX50LT-OVERLAY can be used for High Friction Surface Treatments and as a binder in epoxy repair mortars used for patching concrete.

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HFP 1:1

HFP 1:1 is a moisture-insensitive, low-modulus, two-component high friction surface polymer designed for binding High Friction Surfacing Aggregates to asphalt and concrete on grade and elevated surfaces to restore skid resistance and improve pavement friction, helping to improve roadway safety. HFP 1:1 is formulated with higher tensile elongation to allow for non-linear expansion and contraction along with superior retention of aggregates. Specific applications include asphalt roadways, bridge decks, roadway departure areas, horizontal curves, stop zones/intersections, high grade roadways and parking structures. Tested to AASHTO PP79 standards for HFST, this product is NTPEP (HFTO) rated and non-regulated by the DOT for transportation within the United States.

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Epoxy Sealers

Urethane Seal

EP75-SEAL Urethane Sealant

EP75-SEAL is a highly penetrating, low-viscosity, two-component epoxy urethane sealer/healer offering longer life cycles than traditional epoxy polymer sealers. EP75-SEAL is designed by E-Chem to prolong the life of concrete by sealing cracks against moisture and chloride ion intrusion, with a rapid cure time that allows traffic to re-open quickly. It is also excellent for a low-viscosity prime coat prior to the placement of EPC-OVERLAY. Specific applications include bridge decks, parking decks, concrete floors, roadways, airport runways/taxiways, columns & beams in splash zones, and general consolidation of porous & dusting surfaces. EP75-SEAL is VOC compliant (<250 g/L).

What is a Road Urethane Sealant?

Road urethane sealant is a type of asphalt sealant designed to provide durable protection from the elements for paved surfaces. It helps to prevent water, dirt, and other substances from entering through cracks and crevices in this surface. It also extends the life of the pavement by providing a barrier against sun damage, salt damage, and temperatures extremes.

 

our epoxy resin sealants used on concrete

EP100-SEAL


EP100-SEAL is a highly penetrating, 100% solids, two-component epoxy healer/sealer. EP100-SEAL is designed to prolong the life of concrete by sealing cracks against moisture and chloride ion intrusion, with a rapid cure time that allows traffic to re-open quickly. Specific applications include bridge decks, parking decks, concrete floors, roadways, airport runways/taxiways, columns & beams in splash zones, consolidation of porous & dusting surfaces, and primer or pre-treatment for subsequent epoxy or urethane deck coatings. Meets ASTM C881 (Type III. Grade 1. Class B & C.) and is VOC compliant (0 g/L).

What is a Road Crack Sealant?

Road crack sealant is an important part of pavement maintenance, as it helps to fill in and seal the cracks that can form over time. The sealant prevents water, dirt, and other debris from entering the pavement, preventing further cracking and deterioration. It also helps to protect against sun damage, salt damage, and temperature extremes.

EP100 Epoxy Sealer

EP100-SEAL HM Epoxy Sealant / Healer

EP100-SEAL HM is a high-modulus formulation of our EP100-SEAL epoxy healer/sealer product, making it an excellent option where minimal movement is desired to facilitate effective stress transfer, such as anchoring and doweling applications or structural crack repairs. Meets ASTM C881 (Type I, II, IV, V. Grade 1. Class C.) and is VOC compliant (0 g/L). Visit E-Chem to explore our wide range of epoxy products for your next project!

How do you improve Structural Crack Repairs?

Structural crack repairs are an important part of preserving a paved surface and keeping it in good condition. To improve structural crack repairs, it is necessary to inspect the pavement regularly for any cracks or damages that may have arisen. If any cracks are found, they should be filled with a flexible sealant such as an epoxy or urethane sealant.

EP100 Seal

EP100-SEAL LM Epoxy Sealant / Healer

EP100-SEAL LM is a low-modulus formulation of our EP100-SEAL epoxy sealer/healer product, making it an excellent option where greater degrees of movement are required, such as bridge deck overlay applications where the material performs better if it is able to move along with the deck instead of cracking. Meets ASTM C881 (Type III. Grade 1. Class B & C.) and is VOC compliant (0 g/L).

What are Bridge Deck Overlay Applications for?

Bridge deck overlays are a type of pavement maintenance application that is used to provide an additional layer of protection and durability to bridge decks. This type of application helps protect the underlying material from water, dirt, salt damage, UV exposure, and temperature extremes.

Epoxy Sealer

EP-CLEARSEAL Clear Epoxy Sealant

EP-CLEARSEAL is a two-component, moisture-insensitive, self-priming, impermeable, high-gloss epoxy sealer that exhibits excellent bond strength. EP-CLEARSEAL uses a cycloaliphatic amine curing system for color retention and chemical resistance making it ideal for sealing interior and exterior concrete floors and epoxy surfaces. By effectively penetrating and bridging moving cracks, EP-CLEARSEAL creates an impermeable seal on hairline cracks. It is also ideal to use as a top dressing for epoxy grout and chock installations or for locking in aggregate on the E-Chem EP-OVERLAY system. EP-CLEARSEAL is VOC compliant (0 g/L) and USDA Approved as an incidental food contact material.

Why should you seal Hairline Concrete Cracks?

Hairline concrete cracks should be sealed for a few important reasons. First, sealing the crack prevents water and other substances from entering the surface and causing further damage. It also prevents accelerated deterioration due to extreme temperatures, UV exposure, and salt damage. Sealing hairline concrete cracks also helps protect against weed growth and unwanted critters taking up residence in the cracks.

Patching Materials

EPC overlay by E-Chem

EPC-OVERLAY

EPC-OVERLAY is an all-in-one, 100% solids, solvent-free, moisture-insensitive, high-performance, multi-purpose epoxy polymer concrete overlay system. EPC-OVERLAY is designed for use in high-stress applications >3/4” in depth that involve overlaying, patching, repairing, & rehabilitating concrete to create a significant extension in the service life of the deck. This next generation system combines a low-modulus epoxy resin system with a high-quality engineered blend of graded aggregate to achieve the optimal set of characteristics for a polymer concrete overlay system that is both effective and safe to use. Ideal uses include bridge deck overlays, parking deck overlays, joint headers, joint edges, concrete spalls, grade correction, rut filling, concrete floors and loading docks. This product is VOC compliant (0 g/L), with no field chemistry required as an added benefit! EPC-OVERLAY offers a safer, better performing option to other polymer concrete products in the market.

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EP Patching Mortar

EP-PATCH Epoxy Mortar Patch

EP-PATCH is a three-component, high-performance, 100% solids, multi-purpose, non-shrink epoxy patching mortar. EP-PATCH is ideal for high-stress concrete repair applications such as bridge decks, airport runways, loading docks, and warehouse floors, while being the recommended choice for patching concrete prior to epoxy polymer overlays and other top coatings, since there is no hydration or shrinkage during cure. Meets ASTM C881 (Type III – Resin), FAA specification for patching item P-501.19, and is VOC compliant (0 g/L). Transportation within the United States is non-regulated by the DOT. Visit E-Chem to explore our wide range of epoxy products for your next project!

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Bonding, Anchoring & Doweling Adhesives

EP gel epoxy resin dowelling

EP-GEL FAST Epoxy Gel Adhesive

EP-GEL FAST is a two-component, 100% solids, high-modulus epoxy gel adhesive that offers exceptional strength in doweling and anchoring applications. EP-GEL FAST is ideal for adhering dowels, anchoring bolts, and reinforcing steel in concrete for full depth concrete pavement repairs. This versatile product can also be used for vertical and horizontal patching, structural bonding of concrete, or even for sealing cracks and setting injection ports prior to epoxy injection applications. Meets ASTM C881 (Type I, II, IV, & V. Grade 3. Class B & C.), AASHTO M235, and is VOC compliant (0 g/L). Visit E-Chem to explore our wide range of epoxy products for your next project!

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ASF-GEL by E-Chem

ASF-GEL Epoxy Gel & Mortar Repair

ASF-GEL is a two-component, styrene-free, epoxy acrylate adhesive gel with an extended installation range from 15°F to 95°F. This product is ideal for anchoring threaded rod and rebar into concrete or adhering dowel bars and tie bars for full depth concrete repairs. Additionally, ASF-GEL is an excellent adhesive for bonding fresh concrete to hardened concrete, hardened concrete to hardened concrete, or hardened concrete to steel. This fast cure adhesive can also be used as a fast mortar repair for panels and other concrete surfaces. Meets ASTM C881-15 (Type II*. Grade 3. Class A & B.), AASHTO M235, and is VOC compliant (1.85 g/L).
*Excluding linear shrinkage and gel time.

How do you Anchor Threaded Rod and Rebar into Concrete?

Anchoring threaded rod and rebar into concrete is an important step in many building projects. Threaded rods are often used for structural support, while rebar is used to reinforce concrete structures. Both need to be securely anchored into the concrete in order to provide the necessary stability.

EPMV products

EP-MV Concrete Epoxy Adhesive

EP-MV is a 100% solids, two-component, high-modulus, medium-viscosity, moisture-insensitive structural epoxy adhesive designed for bonding freshly mixed concrete to hardened concrete, for bonding hardened concrete to hardened concrete and other materials, and as a binder for epoxy mortars. EP-MV may also be used for anchoring bolts or dowels and reinforcing steel in concrete. Excellent adhesion to most materials makes for a versatile, multi-purpose structural epoxy adhesive. Meets ASTM C881 (Type I & II. Grade 2. Class B & C.), AASHTO M235, and is VOC compliant (0 g/L). Shop now from E-Chem.

Why is it Important to Reinforce Steel in Concrete Blocks?

It is important to reinforce steel in concrete blocks because it helps strengthen and support the structure of a building. Reinforcing steel, such as rebar or threaded rod, provides a stabilizing force for the concrete blocks that helps to resist cracking and buckling under load. Without reinforcement, the weight of a structure could cause movements that could lead to cracks or failure.

What make a strong structural adhesive?

A strong structural adhesive is necessary for a successful brick mortar repair. The strength of the bond is a crucial factor to consider when choosing an adhesive. Consider choosing a coating that offers a lasting and durable outcome, such as epoxy or polyurethane. These products are engineered to withstand harsh conditions and maintain their durability over time.

 

EP-SLV by E-Chem

EP-SLV

EP-SLV is a 100% solids, high-modulus, moisture-insensitive, very low-viscosity epoxy adhesive for gravity feed or pressure injection of cracks in concrete. EP-SLV is a structural repair adhesive designed primarily for pressure injection and gravity feed crack repair in concrete and masonry. EP-SLV can also be used to heal and seal concrete slabs. Meets ASTM C881 (Type I, II, IV, V. Grade 1. Class C.), AASHTO M235, and is VOC compliant (0 g/L). Visit E-Chem to explore our wide range of epoxy products for your next project!

What is a Structural Repair Adhesive?

A structural repair adhesive is an important tool in the construction and renovation of buildings. This adhesive, sometimes also known as a structural masonry adhesive, is used to bond concrete, brick, stone, wood and other building materials together securely. Structural repair adhesives are designed to be strong enough to withstand the weight of a structure or apply pressure from weather changes.

Why is sealing a concrete floor important?

Sealing a concrete floor is necessary to safeguard the surface from potential harm and deterioration. A sealant creates a barrier that stops moisture, dirt, and debris from entering the surface. This not only helps maintain the appearance of your floors but also prolong their lifespan by preventing damage from water seepage and oxidation.

Grouts & Chocks

EP15-GROUT

EP15-GROUT

EP15-GROUT by E-Chem is a three-component, 100% solids, high-performance, epoxy machine grout designed for high-stress machine base plate grouting applications in the heavy industrial equipment industries. New equipment installations or quick re-grouting applications subject to chemical attack and extreme vibration are also ideal for EP15-GROUT, which is characterized by high early strength, low dust, high bearing area, negligible shrinkage and creep, and excellent flowability. Specific industry uses include wind farms, gas transmission, chemical processing and refining, pulp and paper, steel rail and marine. EP15-GROUT is VOC compliant (0 g/L).

What are High-Stress Machine Base Plate Grouting Applications?

High-stress machine base plate grouting applications involve the installation of a heavy equipment foundation, usually using a strong adhesive. This process is used to ensure that the machinery is securely attached to its base plate and will remain stable under any conditions. The adhesive helps to form a solid bond between the base plate and the concrete, allowing it to resist movement caused by vibrations or temperature changes.

EP15 Grout by E-Chem

EP15-GROUT XP

Upgrade your surfaces with EP15 Grout XP. EP15-GROUT XP is a low exotherm formulation of our EP15-GROUT product, providing an extended pot life that makes it more user friendly for warm weather applications and deep pour projects that require more working time. This high-performance epoxy grout offers exceptional strength, durability, and aesthetic appeal. Visit E-Chem to explore our wide range of epoxy products for your next project!

Benefits and Drawbacks of Epoxy Grout

Epoxy grout is a type of grout that uses epoxy and other components to create a strong, water-resistant seal. It is commonly used in areas with high moisture levels, such as bathrooms and kitchens. Benefits of epoxy grout include its strength, durability, stain-resistance, and ease of installation. However, some drawbacks include its higher cost compared to traditional grouts, as well as the need for more precise installation techniques.

EP20 chocking

EP20-CHOCK

EP20-CHOCK is a two-component, 100% solids, high-performance epoxy machine chock designed for high-stress machine base plate grouting applications in the heavy industrial equipment industries. New equipment installations or quick re-grouting applications subject to chemical attack and extreme vibration are also ideal for EP20-CHOCK. Specific industry uses include wind farms, gas transmission, chemical processing and refining, pulp and paper, steel rail and marine. EP20-CHOCK offers an effective bearing area of greater than 98% and is VOC compliant (0 g/L). Visit E-Chem to explore our wide range of epoxy products for your next project!

How to Regrout: What is Regroutting Anyway?

Regrouting is the process of removing and replacing existing grout with new, fresh grout. This procedure is necessary when old grout has cracked or deteriorated due to exposure to water, dirt, or other elements. It is a relatively easy do-it-yourself job which requires only a few tools and some simple steps.

pile anchor grout

PILE ANCHOR GROUT

PILE ANCHOR GROUT is a two-component, 100% solids, high-strength, fast-setting, pourable epoxy anchoring grout. PILE ANCHOR GROUT is designed to anchor reinforcing steel and tension connectors in concrete piles and foundations to withstand high dynamic wind, water, and seismic loads. Specific applications include communication towers, rock tie backs, and anchors requiring high load strengths, deep embedments, or large annular spaces. PILE ANCHOR GROUT is VOC compliant (0 g/L).

What is Anchor Mortar?

Anchor mortar is a commonly used mortar for securing masonry walls, posts, and columns. It creates a secure connection between the wall and any other material it is applied to, serving as a point of support that prevents movement caused by wind or other external forces. Anchor mortar usually consists of cement, sand, and various materials such as fibers or plasticizers. The product is commonly used in construction applications, but it can also be utilized in home improvement projects.

Penetrating Sealers

Transil® 244(+)

Transil® 244(+) is a premium Nano-Lithium® hardener, densifier and hydrophobic sealer ideal for protecting concrete and masonry surfaces against damage from freeze-thaw cycles, moisture, and chloride ion intrusion.

Transil® Bond (OG)

Transil® Bond (OG) is a clear, penetrating, pre-treatment for concrete slabs on grade that require subsequent epoxy coatings as a wear course overlay system. It enhances the bond strength of subsequent coatings on elevated slabs and bridge decks.

Transil® SXT

Transil® SXT is a clear, penetrating, breathable, surface-applied liquid treatment which strengthens, protects and hardens concrete pavements extending the service life up to 35%.

Transil® SXT(+)

Transil® SXT(+) is a clear, penetrating, breathable, surface-applied liquid treatment which strengthens, protects and hardens concrete pavements in cold weather climates subjected to freeze-thaw cycling, studded tires, chains, snow plows, and deicers.

Other Products

EP-Flex by E-Chem

EP-FLEX

EP-FLEX is a two-component, 100% solids, moisture-insensitive joint filler and crack filling material. EP-FLEX is used to fill joints in industrial floors exposed to hard wheeled traffic and to fill Epoxy Grout Expansion Joints. EP-FLEX is useful for contraction/construction joints that are cut or formed and may also be used as a crack filling material for damaged or spalled cracks. EP-FLEX is VOC compliant (0 g/L) and meets USDA requirements for incidental food contact.

heavy duty concrete stripper

C-CLEAN100 HEAVY DUTY CONCRETE STRIPPER

C-CLEAN100 is a heavy-duty stripper and degreaser used for general cleaning and degreasing of concrete surfaces, tools, and equipment. It is ideal for removal of curing compounds, acrylic sealers, and waxes from concrete, as well as removing dirt, tire marks, oil spills, grease, and other contaminants. C-CLEAN100 can also be used for cleaning uncured epoxies from tools, equipment, and other surfaces. C-CLEAN100 is biodegradable, non-carcinogenic, and non-mutagenic, while being approved as an inert ingredient by the EPA and approved for use in food contact applications by the FDA, as well as being recognized GRAS.

Concrete Curing Compound

XD-CURE Concrete Curing Compound

XD-CURE is a clear, odorless, water-based concrete curing compound that is formulated to ensure proper concrete strength development, help prevent shrinkage cracks, and leave a bondable surface for further coatings, treatments, or flooring materials. This ready-to-use, non-staining, membrane-forming cure is spray-applied on freshly placed concrete to help control moisture retention for proper cement hydration during the critical curing period. XD-CURE is approved for Drinking Water System Components (NSF-61), VOC compliant (0 g/L), and is non-regulated by the DOT for transportation within the United States. May contribute to LEED credits.

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