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SECTION 03345

CONCRETE FLOOR TREATMENT

PART 1 - GENERAL

1.01 DESCRIPTION:

A. Provide concrete floor treatment as indicated and specified.

1.02 RELATED WORK:


(NTS: Select and list specification sections for inserting into this subsection based on the
following:
1. Specification sections that contain products and construction that the reader might
expect to find in this section BUT are specified elsewhere.
2. Specification sections referenced in the body of this section.)

A. Section 03300: Cast-in-Place Concrete.

1.03 REFERENCES:

A. American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) Publications:

1. D4263: Test Method for Indicating Moisture in Concrete by the Plastic Sheet
Method.

B. Equivalent British/European codes and standards may be used; however, the equivalency
shall be demonstrated and submitted by the Contractor and approved by the CM/CS.

1.04 SUBMITTALS:

B. Submit the following in accordance with Section 01300:

1. Submit manufacturer's product data.

2. Submit manufacturer's surface preparation and application instructions.

3. Submit manufacturer's color charts.

4. VOC Content Submittal:

a. Product data for interior concrete floor treatment including printed statement of
VOC content.

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1.05 QUALITY ASSURANCE:

A. Provide in accordance with Section 01400 and as specified.

1.06 DELIVERY, STORAGE AND HANDLING:

A. Provide in accordance with Section 01610 and as specified.

PART 2 - PRODUCTS

(NTS: Select next paragraph when clear floor treatment is desired and second paragraph
when floor treatment with color is desired.)

(NTS: Paragraph 2.01 is compliant with Green Building Design, if required in project
design.)
2.01 LIQUID HARDENER (LQH):

A. Manufacturers:

1. Lapidolith manufactured by BASF Construction Chemicals, LLC.

2. Harbeton manufactured by Nox-Crete, Inc.

3. Con-O-Lith manufactured by Conspec Manufacturing Co.

4. Or acceptable equivalent product.

B. Provide a magnesium fluorosilicate based hardener, noncombustible, low odor, clear


solution.

C. VOC Content: 100 g/L or less.

(NTS: Paragraph 2.02 does NOT comply with Green Building Design.)
2.02 DUSTPROOF/SEALER (DPS):

A. Manufacturers:

1. Armorseal Rexthane 1 manufactured by Sherwin Williams.

2. Duraguard 300HS manufactured by ChemMasters.

3. Eucothane manufactured by the Euclid Chemical Company.

4. Or acceptable equivalent product.

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B. Provide a high solids, single component, moisture cure urethane with VOC compliance.

C. Provide surface primer in accordance with manufacturers printed instructions.

(NTS: Select one of the following:)


D. Colors to be selected by CM/CS.

D. Colors as indicated in Finish Schedule.

(NTS: Paragraph 2.03 is compliant with Green Building Design, if required in project
design.)
2.03 EPOXY FLOOR COATING (EFC):

A. Manufacturers:

1. Duraltex manufactured by the Euclid Chemical Company.

2. Tneme-Glaze 280 manufactured by Tnemec Company.

3. ArmorSeal 650/33 manufactured by the Sherwin Williams Company.

B. Provide a 100 percent solids, self-leveling, single or multicomponent epoxy.

1. Primer: As recommended by manufacturer.

C. VOC Content: 100 g/L or less.

(NTS: Select one of the following:)


D. Colors to be selected by the CM/CS.

E. Colors as indicated in Finish Schedule.

PART 3 - EXECUTION

3.01 SURFACE PREPARATION:

A. General:

1. Prepare concrete surfaces in accordance with manufacturer's printed instructions.


Concrete shall be cured for a minimum of 28 days prior to application of floor
treatment.

2. Acid etching will not be allowed.

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3. Concrete surfaces shall be free of dirt, oil, wax, sealers, grease, rust stains, curing
and parting compounds and other foreign matter.

3.02 APPLICATION:

A. Liquid Hardener (LQH):

1. Mix and apply two coats, liquid hardener solution in accordance with
recommendations of manufacturer, with particular attention to age and condition of
new concrete, and the number of applications and curing times required for the
particular product used.

(NTS: Edit the following paragraphs for application of colored floor treatments.)
B. [Dustproof/Sealer (DPS) and Epoxy Floor Coating (EFC):]

1. Perform testing for vapor drive on concrete floors in accordance with ASTM
D4263 prior to application. Do not apply [dustproof/sealer] [and epoxy floor
coating] until test results have been approved by Contractor.

2. Apply primer in accordance with manufacturers printed instructions.

3. Give particular attention to priming of concrete substrate and time laps between
coats when more than one conditioning coat is required.

4. Mix colored surface treatment and apply to sound, fully cured, dry and thoroughly
clean concrete slabs in strict accordance with manufacturer's printed instructions.

a. Total dry film thickness for dustproof/sealer: 4 mils [0.1 mm]. (primer and
topcoat).

b. Total dry film thickness for epoxy floor coating: 8-10 mils [0.2-0.25 mm].
(primer and topcoat).

3.03 CONTRACT CLOSEOUT:

A. Provide in accordance with Section 01700.

END OF SECTION

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