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Nitoflor TF10000 constructive solutions

Heavy duty epoxy resin floor screed


The cured Nitoflor TF10000 screed provides an impervious

 Nitoflor TF10000 provides an extremely durable, high
durable, chemical resistant topping with a slightly granular
strength, chemical, impact and abrasion resistant floor.
texture to give non-skid finished surface.
 Nitoflor TF10000 is ideally suitable for use in heavy
engineering plants, process areas, oil refineries, Typical properties
workshops and other industrial plants, where a floor
topping up to 10 mm thick is required. Curing characteristics
 Nitoflor TF10000 can also be used for areas of lighter Nitoflor TF10000
duty where above average durability and low Temperature: o
10 C
20 C
35 C
maintenance costs are required. Pot life: 180 mins. 90 mins. 35 mins.
 Nitoflor TF10000 can be over-coated and sealed with one Initial hardness: 8 hours 5 hours 2 hours
of the Nitoflor FC epoxy resin floor coating range where Full cure: 10 days 7 days 3 days
high degrees of cleanliness and chemical resistance are Nitoprime 30 / Nitoprime 31: Refer to product data sheets.
Physical properties

Advantages Test method Typical value

Compressive BS6319:Part 2,
 Durable: Capable of withstanding heavy loads. Highly strength: 1985 70 N/mm

resistant to abrasion. Flexural BS6319:Part 3,

strength: 1985 16 N/mm
 Chemical Resistance: Withstands a wide range of Bond to primed Elcometer Greater than
chemicals. concrete: pull-off tensile strength
of concrete
 Non-slip: Good gripping surface to both vehicular and
Tensile BS6319:Part 7,
pedestrian traffic. strength: 2
1985 11 N/mm
 Easily laid: Designed for quick and easy laying to a fair Water In-house
finish. absorption: 0.1%
Density: 2300 kg/m
 Seamless: Eliminates potential sources of failure. Colour: Grey
Temperature Recommended application range is
 Low odour: No harmful vapours present. limitations: o o
10 C to 30 C. Consult your local
technical department where
 High strength: Strengths in excess of the concrete to o
application is outside the range 5 C
which material is applied. o
to 40 C.
 Locally produced: Formulated for use in Middle East Chemical resistance
Nitoflor TF10000 is fully resistant to the following chemicals
at 30 C.
 Bleach (sodium  Xylene
Nitoflor TF10000 is a three component solvent free mortar hypochlorite)
consisting of an epoxy resin base, a modified polyamine  Detergent  Acetone
hardener, and a specially selected and graded silica  Petrol  Hydrochloric Acid (33%
aggregate of high crushing strength. solution)
 Sodium Chloride  White Spirit
It is trowel applied at thicknesses ranging from 5 mm for light (saturated solution)
to medium wear up to 10 mm for the heaviest industrial  Sodium Hydroxide (50%  Motor Oil
applications. solution)
 Sulphuric Acid (25%  Brine (saturated)
Nitoflor TF10000 is used in conjunction with Nitoprime solution)
30/Nitoprime 31 two part epoxy resin primer. Both products  Nitric Acid (10% solution)  Diesel
are supplied in pre-weighed units ready for on site mixing and  Phosphoric Acid (50%
application. solution)

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Nitoflor TF10000
In addition, Nitoflor TF10000 will resist spillages of the To mix the primer, add the entire contents of the smaller
following materials at 30 C provided that they are cleaned off hardener can to the base can and mix thoroughly. Once
promptly in keeping with good housekeeping practice. mixed immediately apply the primer in a thin continuous film
to the clean prepared surfaces. Work the primer into the
 Sulphuric Acid (50% solution) surface using stiff brushes or rollers. Avoid over application
 Nitric Acid (25% solution) and puddling. On porous floors the primer will be absorbed
 Acetic Acid (10% solution) very quickly leaving characteristic light coloured dry
 Skydrol patches. It is recommended that a second priming coat is
applied. This not only helps to ensure adhesion but
Nitoflor TF10000 should not be exposed to: prevents air release from the porous substrate which may
cause bubbles in the final applied screed.
 Pure Nitric Acid
 Pure Sulphuric Acid Allow the primer to become tacky. This time is highly
dependent on local conditions. See “Properties” for
Note: In cases of severe chemical attack, it is recommended maximum overlay times.
that Nitoflor TF10000 is coated with a suitable Nitoflor FC
chemical resistant coating. In hot, fast drying conditions it is important that sufficient
labour and planning be employed to allow easy completion
of all steps of the application procedure.
Application instructions
Surface preparation
1. Equipment
A good floor topping is only as good as the preparation. It is
essential that Nitoflor TF10000 is applied to sound, clean and
Mechanical mixing of Nitoflor TF10000 is essential.
dry surfaces in order that maximum bond strength is
Forced action mixers such as Mixal, Cretangle or
achieved between the substrate and the flooring system.
similar should be used. Free fall mortar mixers are not
New concrete floors
o 2. Procedure
Should be at least 14 days old (at 35 C). Laitence on new
concrete floors is best removed by light grit-blasting,
Never attempt to split a pack. The total contents of the
mechanical scabbling or grinding. A floor blazer is suitable
aggregate bag are poured into the mixer and dry
for large areas. On smaller areas thorough acid etching
blended for 2 to 3 minutes.
using Fosroc Acid Etch may be considered. After etching the
floor should be thoroughly washed several times with clean
The contents of the hardener tin are poured into the base
water and then allowed to dry.
tin and mixed thoroughly for 1 to 2 minutes, until a uniform
liquid is obtained.
Old concrete floors
The mixed base and hardener should now be poured slowly
Again mechanical cleaning methods are strongly
into the mechanical mixer until all the components are
recommended on old concrete floors particularly where
thoroughly blended. Mix for a further 2 to 3 minutes. Once
existing coatings are present or heavy contamination by oil
mixed the material must be used within the specified pot
and grease has occurred. This may well have been
life. After this time the material will stiffen and become
absorbed several millimetres into the concrete in which case
unsuitable and should be discarded.
heavy scabbling is essential to completely remove it. Fosroc
Chemical Degreaser may be used on small areas of light oil
An alternative method is to add the aggregate to the mixed
contamination only.
base and hardener.
All dust and debris should be removed prior to laying Nitoflor Laying
TF10000, preferably by industrial vacuum cleaning.
Nitoflor TF10000 is laid 5 to 10 mm thick in one application
Steel surfaces
whilst the primer is still tacky. Only prime an area which
can be overlaid with Nitoflor TF10000 before the primer
Should be grit-blasted to Sa 2½ (BS4232 second quality)
dries. Primed areas which, due to unforeseen
immediately prior to application.
circumstances, have been allowed to dry should be re-
primed with Nitoprime 30/Nitoprime 31.
The mixed Nitoflor TF10000 is raked to the required
All surfaces to be covered with Nitoflor TF10000 should be
thickness and tamped with a wooden float, or levelled with a
primed with Nitoprime 30/Nitoprime 31 epoxy resin primer
screeding bar, to ensure full compaction. To provide as
designed for maximum absorption and adhesion to concrete
close a textured finish as possible, finish off the process
using a steel trowel regularly cleaned.

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Nitoflor TF10000
Some people are sensitive to resins, hardeners and
Expansion joints in the existing substrate must be solvents. Gloves, goggles and barrier creams, such as
maintained through the Nitoflor TF10000 screed. For Kerodex Antisolvent and Rosalex Antipaint should therefore
suitable joint sealants, please contact your local Fosroc be used. Ensure adequate ventilation when using Solvent
office. 102 and if working in enclosed areas, suitable breathing
apparatus must be used.
If resin comes in contact with skin, it must be removed
In areas where a high degree of cleanliness, or where a before it hardens, with a resin removing cream, such as
specific colour, or improved chemical resistance is required, Kerocleanse Standard Grade Skin Cleanser or Rozaklens
the surface of Nitoflor TF10000 can be sealed. Over-coating Industrial Skin Cleanser, followed by washing with soap and
can commence when the Nitoflor TF10000 has cured for 24 water - do not use solvent. Fosroc Solvent 102 and Fosroc
hours at 35 C. Chemical Degreaser should be washed from skin
immediately with soap and water. Should accidental eye
Recommended Fosroc products include Nitoflor FC130, contamination occur with any of the above products, wash
Nitoflor FC140 and Nitoflor FC150. For application details well with plenty of clean water and seek medical advice. If
and other information see the relevant technical data swallowed seek medical attention immediately - do not
sheets. induce vomiting.

Cleaning Fire

Tools and equipment should be solvent cleaned with Fosroc Fosroc Solvent 102 is flammable. Do not expose to naked
Solvent 102 immediately after use. flames or other sources of ignition. No smoking.
Containers should be tightly sealed when not in use. In the
Packing event of fire extinguish with CO 2 or foam type extinguishers.

Nitoflor TF10000: 35 kg packs Flash points

Nitoprime 30: 5 kg and 1 kg packs
Nitoprime 31: 5 kg and 1 kg packs Nitoprime 30: 75 C
Fosroc Solvent 102: 4 litre cans Nitoprime 31: 75 C
Fosroc Solvent 102: 33 C
2 Storage
Nitoflor TF10000: 2.3 kg per m per mm thickness
Nitoprime 30: 5 - 7 m /kg Nitoprime 30, Nitoprime 31 and Nitoflor TF10000 have a
Nitoprime 31: 5 - 7 m /kg o
shelf life of 12 months stored in a dry place under 35 C.
A 35 kg pack will cover 1.5 m at 10 mm thickness. The
above coverage rates are given for guidance only as actual Additional information
quantities used will vary depending on nature of substrate
and conditions on site. A heavily scabbled or uneven floor Nitoflor TF10000 is only one product in Fosroc’s Nitoflor
will increase consumption. range of industrial flooring which includes sealers, coatings,
hardeners and other resin toppings designed for the widest
variety of industrial locations and environments.
Ancillary products include concrete repair products, grouts,
Health and safety joint sealants and protective coatings all ideally suited for
industrial maintenance requirements (see separate data
Nitoflor TF10000, Nitoprime 30, Nitoprime 31, and Fosroc sheet).
Solvent 102 should not come in contact with the skin and
eyes, or be swallowed. Avoid prolonged inhalation of
solvent vapours.

Important note:
Fosroc products are guaranteed against defective materials and manufacture and are sold subject to its standard Conditions
for the Supply of Goods and Services, copies of which may be obtained on request. Whilst Fosroc endeavours to ensure that
any advice, recommendation, specification of information it may give is accurate and correct, it cannot, because it has no direct
or continuous control over where or how its products are applied, accept any liability either directly or indirectly arising from the
use of its products, whether or not in accordance with any advice, specification, recommendation of information given by it.

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