It also leveled out quicker than what came in the caulk tube. I'll post on the floor paint process later, as I get that task done. This machine works great for levelling out the cracks and getting a nice flat surface equal with the concrete prior to painting. It is a low-viscosity, high strength adhesive formulated specifically for grouting both dry and damp cracks. It contains silicone additives for improved adhesion and water resistance and provides a durable flexible and watertight seal.
Make sure to do the repairs on a calm day. Rated 5 out of 5 by sacherjj from Went to buy more. I let it dry overnight and no issues the next day. After about 4 to 6 hours following the application of the epoxy - the epoxy will set up and start to harden - yet it will still be soft enough to scrape off any unwanted excess. Rated 4 out of 5 by Panaman from fixed my crack I had a big nasty crack in my concrete driveway, I used this product to fill the gap. Plan ahead in using this because the instructions indicate it should be used in one day.
I needed to finish my sealing jobs and tried all products for crack filling in the store and this is far superior to all others I tried. Clean of oils, grease, dust and cement laitance. Epoxy filled cracks levelled with the belt sander, ready for painting. Self leveling worked very well. Sometimes, the part A and part B doesn't mix correctly, and won't harden in the crack. Packaging Carton contains 12 single caulk tube-style cartridges; each cartridge packaged with 2 static mixers and 2 flow restrictors.
To minimize waste, I would apply one or two tubes of Sika Crack Fix to about 25 feet of prepared cracks - and allow the epoxy to penetrate the cracks. I placed the whole thing in a plastic bag and placed in my garage. Epoxy Loctite Metal and Concrete Epoxy is a two-part Loctite Metal and Concrete Epoxy is a two-part system consisting of an epoxy resin and a hardener. I'm part of a review group that is given some products to testing and evaluation. Allow 24 hour for these materials to cure before returning the concrete to service. The most common repair is the control joint repair.
The solution to this is to shoot some Crack Fix into a small plastic container, and let it set for 2 to 3 hours. Perfect for repairing cracks in skimmers drains and pool or spa fittings. Highly elastic this sealant cures to a tough and flexible consistency with excellent cut and tear resistance. It's not inexpensive, but compared to bringing in a conctractor to replace your basement floor slab, this is an excellent way to prolong the life of your basement floor. Sikadur is an epoxy resin based bonding system. Construction Sealant is used to seal joints and gaps in walls floors balconies around window and door frames and other building gaps.
I showed photos of cement cracks I had to fill and explained to the salesperson. If the surface is vertical, unlevel, or in any way not water tight, forget it. If the resin hardens within the nozzle, then it will need to be replaced. Both the side-by-side cartridge and the unique, single cartridge style that fits in a standard caulking gun, are convenient, easy to use, and eliminate the need to pre-mix the components prior to use. Glen's blog about fixing things around the house and on the cars. Be neat and careful, wear gloves.
I found that wide painters tape worked for me. This is difficult to get off your hands and everything it touches. This caulking comes in a smaller and more manageable 10oz. It will keep disapearing down that gap unless its partially filled first. Wider surface repairs using Sika Crack Fix - This section is still slightly concave, and will require a subsequent application of Crack Fix to get it flat.
I went out, purchased an inexpensive Skil 3 x 18 sander, and a few belts of 80 grit. I've used about 10 tubes of the Sika Crack Fix in about 40 feet of narrow cracks averaging about 1mm wide. Highly elastic this sealant cures to a tough and flexible consistency with excellent cut and tear resistance. Substrate temperature during application must be at least 3°C above dew point. Depending on the needs of the customer and the technical requirements, Sika offers the right product for the right application. Works with fiberglass masonry concrete tile glass ceramics gunite wood and numerous plastics. The hardened epoxy is so hard that it is difficult to remove by scraping or sanding.