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MasterKure® 101

Acrylic resin water based multi-role curing and sealing compound for concrete

MasterKure 101 is a solvent free non-degrading,
membrane-forming liquid curing compound based Appearance White liquid
on an acrylic resin emulsion suitable for spray Specific gravity 1.005 at 25°C
application to freshly poured concrete. VOC <10g/l
Finished film appearance Clear tack free
The resultant film retains sufficient moisture in the Water Retention Pass
concrete to ensure full hydration of the cement; (ASTM C309)
essential for optimum strength development. The Drying Time <3 hours
cured concrete is typically harder and exhibits a (ASTM C309) @ 25°C
dust free surface with a reduced incidence of
drying shrinkage cracks.
Additionally, the membrane acts as a primer ASTM C309 Type 1 Class B
system for many subsequent surface finishes that
do not rely on penetration for substrate bond. DIRECTIONS FOR USE
When applied to floors, the MasterKure 101 seals The compound should be spray applied as evenly
and dustproofs the surface, eliminating the primary as possible to the freshly placed concrete.
source of abrasion and enhancing durability.
For horizontal surfaces the MasterKure 101
TYPICAL APPLICATIONS should be applied as soon as the initial surface
As a more effective and economical alternative to sheen has disappeared from the concrete face. In
separate curing and priming/sealing regimes. the case of formed concrete, the product should
 Suitable for use on most concrete surfaces. be applied immediately on removal of the
 Surfaces subject to certain finishing treatments.
 Economical enhancement of concrete flatwork.
 In high-rise construction to eliminate the COVERAGE
requirement for water curing. The recommended rate of application is
4.5-5.5m² / litre. This corresponds to that at which
ADVANTAGES MasterKure 101 has been tested, and at which it
attains the claimed degree of curing efficiency.
 Eliminates the need for water curing.
 Imparts a harder dust free surface. When using MasterKure 101 for floor areas where
 Does not support the growth of bacteria. mild chemical and wear resistance is required, it is
 Non degrading, acts as a primer system. recommended that a further coat be applied after
 Minimal delay for overcoating etc. 24 hours.
 Abrasion resistant floors.
 High curing efficiency. SUBSEQUENT SURFACE FINISHES
 Reduced labour costs. Cementitious renders/plasters up to 10mm
 Reduces chloride penetration. thickness can be applied directly over
MasterKure 101 cured surfaces providing it is
PACKAGING ensured there is no surface laitance, dirt, oil or
MasterKure 101 is available in 210 litre drums. grease on the surface. The bond strength must be
assessed for renders/plasters greater than 10mm

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