Clear UV waterbase topcoat and sealer protects wood surfaces

Canlak has introduced Series 226, a product that is a clear UV topcoat/sealer, suitable for woodwork such as doors, panels, flooring, stairs and furniture that require excellent resistance properties. It combines UV and water-based technologies, making it a very specialized product in the market, the company says. Thickness application ranges from 2.5 to 3 mils […]

Outdoor surface protection covers all climates

Surface care specialist Fila has launched a new water-repellent protector for outdoor surfaces. Hydrorep Eco is a solvent-free treatment for surfaces spanning from stone pavers to exposed brick walls. It protects against water, weathering and efflorescence, and also hampers the buildup of algae, moulds and lichen. The breathable treatment can be applied over residual moisture, […]

Treatment for polished marble and natural stone

Fila Chemicals has announced a new treatment for polished marble and natural stone called Fila Anti-Etch. The safe and odorless water-based treatment is said to provide resistance to stains and acid etching. The company adds that the product creates a polished barrier for countertop and work surfaces that will not yellow or discolor, that it […]

One-component moisture vapor retarder

Ardex VR 95 fast-track, one-component moisture vapor retarder from Ardex Americas is a ready-to-use, one-component, water-based, two-coat system formulated to suppress residual moisture in new concrete with RH readings up to 95 percent. It can be applied over concrete with no minimum surface profile and may be installed over the second coat in as little […]

Multiple substrate silicone sealant

Mapesil T from Mapei is a professional-grade, 100 percent-silicone sealant for use on multiple substrates. The product is formulated for heavy traffic and expansion/movement joints exceeding both ASTM and ANSI standards. Its  elongation and flexibility make it suitable for use in both change-of-plane and joint applications in tile or stonework, the company says. It has been […]