What is Ames® Safe-T-Deck® Smooth Interior Coating?
Ames® Safe-T-Deck® Smooth performs like an epoxy to preserve, protect and renew old interior floors. This is done by substantially increasing the strength and adhesion by molecular plastic penetration into the concrete surfaces. The plastic is smaller than concrete in size and penetrates into the concrete. Ready to use – no mixing required. It is excellent over shop floors, office floors and factory areas. It seals out moisture and renews the old surface to cure to a semi-gloss tough finish. It is water-based and environmentally friendly, has low odor, and is easily applied by sprayer or roller. It should be applied to concrete after Ames® fast drying Super Primer.
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Where to Use:
Interior Floors: Basement Floors, Shops, Factory, etc.
Instructions and Specifications:
Paint brush and 3/8” to 1/2” nap roller with a long handle and paint tray. For Roof Deck application you may need a push broom, Ames® Seam Tape, Ames® Roof Fabric and scissors.
Apply Ames® Safe-T-Deck® at the rate of 1 gallon per 400 square feet. A minimum of two coats is recommended for a durable waterproof surface.
Ready to use – no mixing required. Clean the surface. Remove all loose paint, dirt, oil and grease leaving the surface clean and completely dry. Always run a test patch first in an inconspicuous area to ensure that proper adhesion and drying occurs and the product works to your satisfaction. All major cracks, joints and seams should be caulked with a non-silicone, paintable caulk or Ames® Blue Max™ trowel-grade coating and filler. Larger cracks may be filled with a sandable filler. Make sure surface is as smooth as possible. For good adhesion Ames® Super Primer® may be used as a base coat for badly deteriorated concrete or wood decks.
Weather & Drying Guidelines:
Ames® Safe-T-Deck® is best applied between 50° to 90° F (10° to 32° C) on warm dry surfaces. Apply when the streets are dry, the sun is in the sky and no inclement weather is forecast. Starts to dry in 2-8 hours, minimum of 24 hours between coats if possible for best results, depending on thickness of application and weather; cures in 24 hours. Low temperatures, high humidity and evening and morning dew will require increased drying/curing time.