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    Strato Flex

    October 4th, 2018 Posted by Latest News 0 thoughts on “Strato Flex”

    Description

    Strato Flex is a two component self-levelling product formed by:

    • Component A: mixture of pre-polymer epoxide liquids, pigments, additives and special charges.
    • Component B: amine of co-polymerisation.

    When it is completely cured the material is very hard and flexible, resistant to mechanical and thermal stress and is specifically designed as a floor covering.

    Substrates preparation

    Preparation of the base to be laid

    The substrate must be carefully checked so as to be sure that it is a suitable and structurally healthy base. The traction resistance must not be less than1.5 Mpa, while the pressure resistance must be more than 3,0 Mpa.

    Based on the state in which the surface is found a choice must be made about which treatment to effect:

    • pressure wash with water
    • acid wash
    • sand-papering
    • diamond-grinding
    • abrasion;
    • shot-blasting

    In this way dust, dirt, grease, oil, old glue or varnish, efflorescence, rust, mould, and other foreign material will be removed.

    Repairs

    Troughs and hollows of a depth more than3 mmin the floor to be covered can be filled with a mixture made from 1 part NORPHEN MALTA BASE and 7-8 parts quartz MIX. If the depth is less than3 mma mixture made from 1 part NORPHEN MALTA BASE and 3- 4 parts quartz 0.1-0.3 + 0.3-0.8, or MALTA RAPIDA can be used.

    Specific preparation

    Humidity in the substrate (measurement made using the carbide method)-priming-

    Substrates with ≤ 3 % residual humidity

    it is possible to lay the covering without any particular precautions.
    Substrates with residual humidity between 3 – 4%:

    Before laying give a coat of undiluted NORPHEN SW SOLID primer or 2 parts of Q-PRIMER diluted with 1 part water and wait a day before the application.
    Substrates with > 4.5 % residual humidity:

    create a diffusion layer by applying W3 with a minimum utilisation of 2.0 kg/m2 in two or more coats and wait at least 48 – 72 hours to allow the product to harden, or spread Q-CRETE to create a smooth covering, using 2.2 – 2.5 kg/m², depending on the roughness of the surface, dusting “lightly” with quartz sand 0.1-0.5 fresh mix on fresh mix and wait until the next day before proceeding with the application.
    Consolidation of the substrate

    If the substrate shows signs of insufficient cohesion it is possible to consolidate it with one (or more) coats of NORPHEN FONDO variable utilisation of between 0.15 to0.30 litresper m² for each coat depending on the specific absorption and if the application has to be done within 1 or 2 hours of the treatment. ALTERNATIVELY, if it is possible to wait at least a day before carrying out the application, use one (or more) coats of Q-PRIMER diluted with 4 parts water, for a utilisation of approx. 0.06÷0.12 kg/m² of product.
    Cracks

    The treatment described below assumes the dimensional stability of the cracks.

    Cracks up to 2 mm wide

    Enlarge the crack with an emery wheel to a depth of approx.1 cm;

    Use compressed air to blow away the dust;
    Fill the crack with an epoxide filler prepared with NORPHEN FONDO SL to which has been added 3% approx. in weight of SILICE.
    wait 4-6 hours before proceeding with the STRATOFLEX cast.
    Cracks more than 2 mm wide

    Using a diamond coated disk make a50 cm long,10 mm large and1 cm deep cut at 90° to the crack and repeat every50 cm;

    prepare50 cmlong and8 mmdiameter reinforced iron rods with good adherence properties;
    pour NORPHEN FONDO SL thickened with about 3% of SILICE into the crack;
    insert the rods into the cuts and remove any excess resin;
    put filler in the joints as described in the previous paragraph.
    wait 4-6 hours before proceeding with the STRATOFLEX cast.
    Section joints

    Cement screeds

    If the section joint is in correspondence to the threshold of a door or serves to interrupt a form at a corner (an “L” form) of the screed, it is not necessary to raise the joint to the level of the STRATOFLEX floor.

    Fill the crack as described at the paragraph “cracks less than2 mmwide”.

    Industrial floors in concrete

    If the flooring is at least 18 cm thick and reinforced with two arc-welded meshes:

    remove any sheathing covering the joint;
    apply a coat of NORPHEN FONDO to the joint with a radiator paint brush (approx. 4 gr/mt of joint for each cm of thickness);
    seal the joint with NORPHEN FONDO SL thickened with about 3% in weight of SILICE.
    wait for 4-6 hours before casting STRATOFLEX.
    If the flooring is less than 15 cm thick and reinforced with only one arc-welded mesh:

    reinforce the joints as indicated at para. “cracks more than2 mmwide”, but insert the rods to a depth of at least3 cm;
    seal the joint with NORPHEN FONDO SL thickened with about 3% in weight of SILICE.
    wait for 4-6 hours before casting STRATOFLEX.
    Treatment of expansion joints

    The expansion joints in the substrate should be raised to the level of the STRATOFLEX floor and can be closed with a medium sealer or with special profiles.
    Product preparation
    As with all epoxide based coverings, STRATOFLEX should be prepared in a container with a quantity which takes into account the surrounding temperature and the speed with which it will be used.

    During the hot summer months it is a good idea to keep the container in a fresh place so as to extend the “pot life” as long as possible.

    Weighing

    The partial use of the product obliges the operator to carefully weigh the ingredients, mixing comp.A before its use.
    Mixing
    Pour STRATOFLEX comp.B onto comp. A and mix well using a professional blender at low speed.
    The dimensions of the blade must be adapted to the size of the container (e.g. a20 kg. pail needs a blade of approx. 12÷15 cm in diameter).

    Product application

    Spreading the product- self-levelling floor:

    After having prepared the mixture, without adding sand, cast the product and adjust the thickness using a notched trowel ;
    use a bubble eliminating roller to help spread the product;
    if it is planned, a finishing with NORPHEN 200 HCR, ESTER VE or NORDPUR ESTERNI can be made after 24 hours.
    After having prepared the mixture, add 50 % in weight of quartz sand 0.3-0.8 or 0.7-1.2, depending on the desired final thickness;
    use a bubble eliminating roller (if necessary) to help spread the product;
    dust with quartz sand 0.3-0.8 or 0.7-1.2, until saturation is complete;
    the day after, remove the excess sand for future use, sand down and aspirate;
    apply a finishing coat of STRATOFLEX (or NORPHEN 200 HCR, ESTER VE) with a steel or rubber trowel depending on the level of anti-slip required.
    Spreading the product- multilayered floor

    After having prepared the mixture, add 50 % in weight of quartz sand 0.3-0.8 or 0.7-1.2, depending on the desired final thickness;

    use a bubble eliminating roller (if necessary) to help spread the product;
    dust with quartz sand 0.3-0.8 or 0.7-1.2, until saturation is complete;
    the day after, remove the excess sand for future use, sand down and aspirate;
    apply a finishing coat of STRATOFLEX (or NORPHEN 200 HCR, ESTER VE) with a steel or rubber trowel depending on the level of anti-slip required.

    As a self-levelling floor covering

    Strato Flex can be used to create 1 to2 mm thick floors on surfaces used by medium weight trolleys subject to frequent washes, where an anti-slip covering is not necessary, like food or light industry warehouses, paper works, printers etc.;

    As a multilayered floor covering

    Strato Flex is suitable for creating floors with various levels of grip depending on the type of quartz sand used, adaptable for many types of industrial activities e.g. kitchens, restaurants, meat and other food production like cheese, fruit, vegetables, bread, oil, jams etc. and also areas like detergents, textiles, beer, laundries etc

    In order to obtain extra chemical resistance it can be reinforced by using NORPHEN 200 HCR or ESTER VE.

    • Substrates usable:
    • newly cast concrete
    • old concrete
    • sand and cement or ready-made screeds and cement based self-levellers
    • concrete and screeds on heat radiant floors
    • sheets of anti-slip alluminium
    • wooden panels
    • natural stone floors*
    • floors paved in tiles of any type*
    • resin coverings*

    *on condition that a specialist checks its capacity to breaking and pressure resistance depending on the intended use.

    Preservation

    Comp. A and comp. B: 24 months in the original packaging in a covered and dry place, at temperatures between +5°C and +35°C. Protect from frost.

    Norphen Fondo SL

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    Description

    Norphen Fondo SL is a two component product made of :

    • Component A: a mixture of liquid epxy pre polymers.
    • Component B: co-polymerizing ammine.

    When mixed, this product is ready to be applied, it is very fluid and self levelling and is useful as an anchoring layer between the support and further finishing products.

    Norphen Fondo SL is formulated to harden in about 6 hours from application. It is possible to apply two coats in the same day and quicken the completion of resin covered floors.

    This product makes an adhesive surface, ready to accept other epoxy resins or other compatible types, within 48 hours of its application.

    Substrates preparation

    support must be carefully examined to ensure that it is a proper and structurally sound base for this application;
    depending on the conditions presented by the surface there will be a choice of treatment;

    • acid wash
    • sanding down
    • diamond grinding
    • scratching
    • shot blasting

    Dust, grease, dirt, old adhesives or paint, efflorescence, moulds and other foreign material will be removed in this way.
    Pitting and surface imperfections must be repaired with NORPHEN FONDO SL laden, up to 6 times the weight of initial product (A+B), with mixed quartz sands.

    Product preparation

    Pour NORPHEN FONDO SL component B into NORPHEN FONDO SL component A and mix well with a professional stirrer.

    Product application

    Use a steel spatula (or roller or large brush) on dry supports to apply NORPHEN FONDO SL deeply, adding about 30% of combined weight (A+B) of quartz sand sized 0.1-0.2 mm. and then adding (if required) a top skin of quartz sand size 0.1 –1.5 mm.

    NORPHEN FONDO SL has a very good reactivity even at low temperatures; minimum drying time for the application of further coatings is dependant on temperature.

    Other coating application

    The application of other products must be done within 48 hours, unless the surface has been skin dust treated with a layer of quartz sand (as described earlier).

    Norphen Fondo SL is used as:

    A primer coat on dry surfaces of concrete, asbestos-concrete and wood;
    base rendering with or without quartz addition, with or without skin dusting with quartz, in the preparation of supports before application of epoxy self levelling coatings (Fig. 1).

    Warning and informations

    Mix components A and B in the precise dosage give; when making smaller mixes weigh component with precision scales.

    When dealing with very absorbent surfaces (like old screeds) apply two coats of NORPHEN FONDO SL separated by 12-24 hours time.

    In any case bear in mind that this product bust be handled quickly, by a gang capable of working with continuity and good syncrhony, preparing the next batch of product precisely when the earlier one is running out without stoppages between one application and the next.

    Depending on surrounding temperature, this product should be kept cool during Summer to avoid a too quick reaction time, and warm in the Winter because of likely crystal separation and loss of fluidity.

    Read the Specification Sheet.

    Preservation

    Store in a covered area at a temperature between +4 and +30°C.

    Norphen 200 HCR

    October 4th, 2018 Posted by Latest News 0 thoughts on “Norphen 200 HCR”

    Description

    Norphen 200 HCR is a two component coating used for the realization of concrete floors.

    The product consists of:

    • Component A: mixture of liquid epoxy prepolymers, pigments, additives and special fillers.
    • Component B: copolymerization amine.

    When fully cured the material exhibits general excellent chemical resistance and remarkable hardness and abrasion resistance properties while maintaining good flexibility.

    Norphen 200 HCR forms an impermeable, shiny film, easy to clean, especially suitable for interiors with special hygiene, easy cleaning and high chemical resistance requirements.

    The product is available also in its “WINE RESISTANT” version specifically designed for applications to be carried out on wineries floorings.

    The product is available in various colours.

    1)Application as ultimate coating

    Substrate Preparation

    Carefully check the substrate to make sure it is a suitable and structurally sound base; the kind of treatment to be performed shall be chosen depending on the actual state of the area:

    • Hot water pressure washing
    • Washing by means of acids
    • Sanding
    • Diamond grinding
    • Scarification
    • Sandblasting

    In this way dust, dirt, grease, oil, old adhesive or paint, laitance, rust, mildew and other extraneous materials will be removed.
    Depressions and inconsistencies of the floor scheduled to receive the coating must be compensated with MALTA RAPIDA when thicknesses are greater than 3 mm, or NORPHEN FONDO SL appropriately loaded with quartz sands of various particle size, for thickness below 3 mm.
    Specific preparation:

    • On dry substrates apply a coat of primer consisting of NORPHEN 200 HCR (coverage: 100-120 g/m2) diluted with 20% by weight (on A+B) SOLVENTE PER NORPHEN (coverage: 20-25 g/m2)
    • In the absence of a vapour barrier on the sub-floor, apply W3 (1.5 kg/m2) reinforced with a glass mesh.

    Product Application:

    • Proceed with by laying NORPHEN 200 HCR with a short haired roller for 25 cm solvents in two coats spaced 24 hours apart from each other
    • NORPHEN 200 HCR can be loaded with flour or less of quartz flour or corundum for greater abrasion resistance
    • Moreover it is possible to carry out special finishes with FLAKES or glitters: in this case a coat of clear finish shall be applied with NORDPUR ESTERNI TRASPARENTE.

    2)Application as a finish coat

    Whenever NORPHEN 200 HCR is used as a finish for other epoxy systems (like for instance STRATOFLEX):

    perform the entire working cycle as scheduled for STRATOFLEX;
    sand and remove dust from the area if broadcast with aggregates has been previously performed;
    apply NORPHEN 200 HCR with a steel or rubber trowel, depending on the final required grip.
    Product Preparation

    Pour NORPHEN 200 HCR component B into component A and mix thoroughly with drill and impeller.

    Tool cleaning

    Use acetone or nitro diluent bifore hardening. The cured product should be removed mechanically.

    Norphen 200 HCR is used as:

    • Ultimate coating with thicknesses from 200 to 1000 microns
    • Finish coating of epoxy multilayer systems.

    Warning and informations

    Adding solvents to NORPHEN 200 HCR can reduce chemical resistance, final brightness and mechanical strength.
    Apply further layers the following day, after a maximum of 48 hours.
    In cold weather, the viscosity increases, making the application difficult to be carried out with a roller: bring the product in warm place before proceeding.
    The system’s reaction speed is affected by temperature: cold decreases it until it stops completely. During the hot period of the year, keep the product containers in a cool place. In warmer weather, keep the containers in a cool place.

    Mix NORPHEN 200 HCR components A and B according to the exact ratio as written on the packaging; in case of partial usage, a scale shall be available to weigh the content.

    Use NORPHEN SOLVENTE to clean your tools.

    Warning: the hardened product can only be removed by flame or >200°C hot air.
    Please carefully read the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS).

    Preservation

    Store in a covered place, at room temperature between +5 and +30°C.

    Nordpur SW

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    Description

    Nordpur SW is a water based product made up of two liquid components:

    • Component A: a mix of emulsified functionalized prepolymers, additives and fillers.
    • Component B: hydrophilic prepolyisocyanate.

    Once mixed, the two components produce a flexible and highly adhering material. It can easily be applied to different types of substrates to yield a smooth coating with good weather and abrasion resistance properties.

    Its colour will not significantly change in time.

    Type of finish to be obtained with NORDPUR SW

    As a finishing coat for BETONGUAINA and BETONGUAINA.S systems:

    • Wait at least 48 hours after the waterproofing treatment to allow for it to set
    • Apply two layers of NORDPUR SW, at a few hours interval, with roller, flat brush or spray.

    As a finishing coat on resin coverings:

    • make sure the underlying surface is perfectly dry (and has been so for the previous 24 hours) and clean
    • smooth over with a180 Mmesh and clean
    • apply NORDPUR SW
    • spread, if desired, a finishing layer of NORDPOWDER CERA

    On metal surfaces:

    • Sand down (if rusty steel) SA 2.5
    • Apply NORPHEN FONDO M.A. as a primer and, once dry, a layer of NORPHEN SW SOLID or diluted NORDPUR SW
    • Apply NORDPUR SW

    On concrete surfaces:

    carefully examine the substrate to make sure it makes up a suitable and structurally sound base;
    in case of newly laid floors, check out first the surface wettability, as it could have been jeopardized by water-repellent compounds (oils or heavy hydrocarbons) often used for polishing purposes; if that is the case, wash with DESMOG A and rinse carefully with water.
    In case of old floors, wash with STRIPPER, followed by mechanical brushing and final rinsing. That will remove dust, dirt and water soluble grease. In case of concrete floors contaminated by oil, old adhesives or paints, efflorescences, rust, mould and other foreign material, clean with a diamond wheel.

    Fill up any hole with GROVE COLABILE and even out depressions with W3; consolidate the surface with NORPHEN SW SOLID diluted according to the impregnation level you wish to achieve.
    After 12 – 24 hours, apply NORDPUR SW.

    Product preparation

    Add NORDPUR SW component B to component A, mix carefully, then dilute with 10 – 20% water (in weight), keeping in mind that high dilutions will reduce the product covering capacity.

    Product application

    Apply one layer, with a short pile roller or sprayer, or else two layers at 6-8 hours interval.

    Notes:

    NORDPUR SW can also be applied directly over W3, 24 hours after laying the latter;
    On porous or microporous surfaces you are advised to apply first a layer of NORPHEN SW SOLID diluted with 3 – 5 parts water.

    Nordpur SW is indicated as a finish and protection coating in the following cases:

    • With waterproofing systems involving the use of BETONGUAINA or BETONGUAINA.S
    • With epoxy resin, epoxy cement or polyurethane resin coatings on floors and walls
    • With concrete floors or concrete screeds not used as parking areas for cars or vans.

    Warning and informations

    Protect the surface from rain during the first 12¸24 hours following application.
    Keep the component B container tightly closed during all preliminary operations, as the product is sensitive to atmosphere humidity.

    Read the safety card.

    Preservation

    12 months in the original packs, in a dry sheltered place, at temperatures between +5°C and +30°C; protect from frost.

    Norphen 200

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    Description

    Norphen 200 is a bicomponent epoxy-based product used to coatconcrete floors. It is made up of:

    • Component A: a mix of fluid epoxy prepolymers and special inert material.
    • Component B: copolymerization amine.

    Once completely set, the material has excellent hardness and abrasionresistance qualities, despite being quite flexible. It also offers good general chemical resistance.

    Norphen 200 forms a pleasing impermeable film with a smooth or non-slip finish, rather shiny, easy to clean, particularly suitable for interiors with special hygiene and easy cleaning requirements.

    Norphen 200 is mould resistant pursuant to UNI EN 15457:2008.

    The product is available in coloured and neutral (“colourable”) versions; the latter can be coloured with PREMIX EPOSSIDICO colouring agent.

    Norphen 200 is CE marked to EN 13813 as SR (“materials for synthetic resin screeds” – prospect ZA.1.5).

    Substrates preparation

    the surface must be structurally sound, clean, with no loose material scattered on it, and dry;
    newly laid floors must have been left to set for at least 28 days and their humidity content (measured with the carbide method) must not exceed 3%; otherwise you must prepare the surface with W3.
    Because of the impermeability to steam of the film produced, it is advisable to place a steam barrier underneath the concrete, to prevent any humidity coming up from the bottom.
    Product preparation

    Pour NORPHEN 200 component B into component A and mix well using a drill with suitable attachment (absolutely to be avoided is any manual mixing method); apply with a 40cm steel float or a 25cm short pile solvent roller, according to intended use.

    Product application

    1) As a STRATOFLEX finish coating:

    apply NORPHEN 200 with a roller or steel spatula, after sanding down the surface.
    Amount of product required:

    • for a smooth finish with no dusting: 0.2 kg/m2
    • for a smooth finish with 0.3-0.8 mm light quartz dusting: from 0.7 to 0.9 kg/m2
    • for a smooth finish with 0.7-1.2 mm light quartz sanding: from 0.9 to 1.1 kg/m2.

    2) As a surface coating on its own:

    Carry out an acid wash with NORDECAL FORTE, brush and rinse;
    Wait until perfectly dry, then apply a layer of NORPHEN FONDO;
    Within max 2 – 3 hours, proceed to apply (with a short pile roller) a layer of NORPHEN 200;
    The day after, apply a final layer of NORPHEN 200.
    Amount of product required:

    • NORDECAL FORTE: 0.1 L/m2
    • NORPHEN FONDO: 0.25 L/m2
    • NORPHEN 200: 0.35 kg/m2
    • 3) As a coloured coating:

    After preparing the surface as in 2), apply two layers of the product using a roller;
    When you are applying the second layer, spread FLAKES on the (wet) surface;
    The day after, sand down and finish off with NORDPUR ESTERNI TRASPARENTE, in two layers with 6¸12 hours in between.
    Amount of product required:

    NORDECAL FORTE: 0.10 L/m2;
    NORPHEN 200: 0.30 kg/ m2;
    FLAKES: 50-70 g/m2 (or more, according to choice);
    NORDPUR ESTERNI TRASPARENTE: 0.25 kg/m2.

    Tool cleaning

    Use ACETONE or SOLVENTE PER NORPHEN before the product hardens. The hardened product must be removed mechanically.

    Norphen 200 is used as:

    • A finish coating for STRATOFLEX systems
    • A surface coating on its own, from 200m to 400m thick, for concrete floors duly treated with acid washing or thorough sanding, with the possible addition of quartz filler or corundum for greater abrasion resistance or greater grip power (anti-slip).
    • Coloured floor coating with added look enhancers like FLAKES, glitter particles, etc., finished with clear NORDPUR ESTERNI.

    Warning and informations

    Adding solvents to NORPHEN 200 can make application easier, but can also reduce chemical resistance and final brightness.
    Apply any further layer by the following day, max 48 hours later.
    During the cold period of the year, low temperatures may increase product viscosity, make roller application more difficult, and dull the finish: take the product to a warmer place before applying it and, once applied, let it set at temperatures higher than +13 °C.

    The system’s reaction speed is affected by temperature: cold decreases it until it stops completely. During the hot period of the year, keep the product containers in a cool place.

    Mix NORPHEN 200 components A and B in the exact proportions recommended by the manufacturer; if necessary, use a balance to weigh out part of the contents.
    Use NORPHEN SOLVENT to clean your tools.

    Warning: the hardened product can only be removed by flame or >200°C hot air.

    Read carefully the Safety Card.

    Preservation

    Store indoors at temperatures between +10 and +30°C.

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