Welcome to MSC, this site is screen reader friendly.

  • Help
    • 1-800-645-7270
    • Live Chat
    • Help Center
    • About Us
  • Cart

24/7 Customer Care

  • 1-800-645-7270
  • Live Chat
  • Help Center
  • About Us

Industrial coatings & floor coatings

Shop All Floor Coatings
Basics of... Floor Coatings

Applying the correct coating to a concrete floor can improve the appearance and cleanliness of the floor, reduce safety issues associated with slips and falls, andprotect the concrete from chemical or physical abuse damage.

Benefits of Epoxy Floor Coatings

  • Very durable finish
  • Strong resistance to cleaning agents, chemical exposure
  • Resilient towards physical abuse
  • Available in a water based formula

Water-Based Epoxy Floor Coatings

  • Durable
  • Low odor
  • Non -flammable
  • Fast cure times
  • Commonly used in schools, hospitals, and other sites where people will be present during the application

Before You Coat:

If the concrete floor is on grade, be sure to check for moisture issues prior to application of any type of floor coating as moisture could migrate through the concrete causing the coating to fail.

Surface Preparation Tips

The key to good results when coating a concrete floor, just like with all coatings, is proper and complete surface preparation.

The surface must be:

  1. In sound condition
  2. Cleaned and prepared according to the coating specifications
  3. Possess the proper surface profile per the coating specifications

Surface profile can be achieved by acid etching or grinding/shot blasting according to the product specifications.

Back to Index