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Item # PC-1000, PC-1000 Poly-Crete Amine Grout Resin

A 100% solids, two component modified amine epoxy resin. A low viscosity system recommended with selected aggregate blends for concrete repair in industrial and commercial applications. PC-1000 may be applied on both horizontal and vertical surfaces. PC-1000 has superior impact, abrasion and chemical resistance. PC-1000 Regular or Slow Cure is recommended for a 1/4" Epoxy trowel down mortar. PC-1000 Slow Cure is normally used for self-leveling slurries and broadcast systems.

Poly-Crete PC-1000 is available as a 1-gallon kit (1 gallon Base and 1 quart Hardener, both short filled) and 5 gallon Kit (4 gallons Base in a 5 gallon container and 1 gallon Hardener). It is also packaged in 1/3 cubic ft kit which contains 1/2 gal Base, 1 pint Hardener and 30 lbs aggregate.

1. Excellent abrasion and impact resistance
2. Good chemical resistance
3. USDA approved for use in food processing plants
4. Trowels or screeds well
5. Contains no solvents
6. 3-4 times stronger than concrete
7. Low square foot cost
8. Can be used for epoxy mortars, epoxy concrete, slurry systems and vertical applications
9. Good structural resin
10. PC-1000 is available in both regular and slow cure formulas

ColorBrick Red
Volume Solids100 percentage
Mixing Ratio4:1 by volume
Pot Life at 70 ºFRegular Cure - 10 to 20 mins
Slow cure - 20 to 30 mins
Compressive Shear Strength580 psi per Fed. Spec. MMM-B350A
Compressive Strength (per ASTM-C109-49)1100 to 12000 psi
Flexural Strength (per ASTM D-790)3200 psi
Bond Strength350 psi concrete failed per ACI test 59-43
Shore D Hardness80 per ASTM D-2240
Water Absorption10% max. per ASTM D 670-63
FlammabilitySelf extinguishing per ASTM D-635-63
Tensile Strength (psi per ASTM D638-60)9000 psi
ApplicationTrowel, squeegee
Application Temperature50 to 100 ºF
Dry Service Temperature150 ºF
Recoat Time4 - 24 hours at 75 ºF
Packaging0.20 Cubic Ft Vertical Mortar Kits (V10-V5-5)
1/3 cubic ft Mortar kits (K10-S2)
1/3 Cubic ft. Slurry Kits (K10-L2)
5 gal & 1 Bulk Resin
Coverage1 gal resin + 50 lbs aggregate will cover approx. 24 sq. ft. at 1/4"
V.O.C5 GMS/Liter
Min. Shelf Life12 months
Recommended as a resin for epoxy mortars or epoxy toppings for restoration of concrete floors, sumps, drainage ditches, loading docks, pump pads, tanks ramps, storage silos, and other concrete structures subjected to chemical attack; in paper mills, chemical plants, sewage and waste water treatment plants, petroleum refineries, electric generating stations, food processing plants, textile mills, etc.

PC-1000 is used in commercial and institutional areas such as laboratories, warehouses, plant aisle-ways, mechanical equipment rooms, airports, and bridge decks.

Surface Preparation
Gulf Coast Paint Mfg., Inc. recommends four types of surface preparation. Any one of the four surface preparations may be sufficient or a combination of the four may be required depending on the condition of the concrete surface.

1. High Pressure Wet Abrasive Blast Cleaning
All loose and unsound concrete must be mechanically removed down to sound concrete by means of power tool equipment, such as, chipping/scaling hammers, rotary scalers, etc.
High pressure water blast with sand injection all surfaces to remove all laitance, contaminants, and other foreign deposits to provide a sound, clean surface. Use clean, dry air to blow down these areas to remove excessive moisture.

2. Acid Etch
Apply Gulf Coast Paint's Clean & Etch Concrete Acid Solution at a spread rate of approximately 75-150 square feet per gallon. Work the solution into the concrete with a stiff broom or fiber brush. Allow solution to remain on the concrete surface for approximately 10 minutes, or until the effervescing and bubbling ceases. Then flush floor thoroughly with clean, fresh water to remove all laitance, dirt, and other foreign materials.

NOTE: Do not allow the Clean & Etch solution to dry on the floor before flushing off because dirt, etc., can be redeposited in the pores of the concrete.

3. Vacuum Blast
All areas of the existing concrete shall be Vacuum Abrasive Blast cleaned using a Wheelabrator Blastrac Shot Blast Machine with Dust Collector. A proper anchor profile pattern shall be achieved to provide maximum adhesion of the recommended system. A thorough washing may be necessary prior to blasting to remove all foreign matter. Check with Blastrac Mfg. for proper shot and application procedures.

4. Dry Abrasive Blast
Abrasive blast concrete surface to remove all laitance, loose concrete, coating, sealers, etc. It is necessary to achieve a rough anchor pattern and get to sound concrete. All blast material and foreign matter must be removed before application.

In all cases of surface preparation, the pH should be checked. A final pH of 7.0 to 8.5 is acceptable. Also, a "Water Dissipation Test" should be made on random areas of the floor. A "Vapor Barrier Test" should also be run on the concrete. Consult Gulf Coast Paint Mfg, for specifics on testing.

New concrete must be cured at least a minimum of 28 days before applying a coating. All laitance, efflorescence, chemical contaminants, grease, oil, and other foreign material must be removed. The prepared surface must be clean, dry and structurally sound.

Mixing Instructions, Application Procedure & Recoat Time
Mixing Instructions
Do not mix until surface has been primed with PC-155, PC-1702, PC-1703 Concrete Primer. Best results are obtained if both Base and Hardener are stored at or above 75 ºF for 12 hours prior to mixing to insure normal viscosity.

Poly-Crete PC-1000 is prepared by mixing 4 parts Base (Part A) to 1 part Hardener (Part B) by volume with a power mixer for approximately 1-2 minutes. Slowly add aggregate while continuing to mix, until a uniform blend is achieved. Total mixing time should be 2-3 minutes. Small batches may be made in a KOL Mixer. For large batches, use a Paddle Mortar (Plaster) mixer. Immediately after mixing, pour material out of container and on to the primed substrate. This will lengthen the working time of the mixed material. PC-1000 has an open time of 15-30 minutes. A wide range of formula loadings are possible depending upon end use requirements.

Application Procedure
PC-1000 must be applied over PC-155, PC-1702 or PC-1703 while the primers are still tacky. Apply the aggregate filled epoxy mix by hand trowel, screed, or machine trowel. Apply pressure to "compact" material to a dense, tight finish. After the mortar is cured a sealer coat and/or finish coat is recommended.

Sealer Coat PC-1000
To provide highly dense and impervious floor surface, apply a Sealer Coat of Gulf Coast Paint's PC-1000 Epoxy Resin at a spread rate of approximately 100-160 square feet per gallon to yield a film thickness of approximately 10-16 mils dry. One quart of S-5 Thixotropic powder can be added to 1 gallon of PC-1000 to increase the viscosity. For roller application, use a medium nap, phenolic core roller cover. If a non-skid finish is desired, broadcast aggregate into the wet coating for appropriate non-skid. Allow 8 hours or overnight cure. Other 100% Solids Epoxies such as PC-1803 and PC-1850 can be used as a sealer coat.

Finish Coat - Optional Depending on Environment
Depending on the severity of the environment, a Finish Coat may be applied over the Sealer Coat.

The following finish coats can be used:
A. PC-15 00 Novolac Resin - For the Highest Chemical Resistance Possible
B. PC-517 Cyclo-Aliphatic Epoxy - Increases the Chemical Resistance
C. PC-1850 High Gloss Epoxy - Increases Gloss and Enhances Cosmetic Appearance
D. PC-1803 High Gloss Epoxy - Same as PC-1850 but in Clear
E. CT-352 Polyester Polyurethane - High Gloss Abrasion and UV Resistant Polyurethane
F. PC-500 Epoxy Coating - Good Chemical and Abrasion Resistance

Cure Time
The aggregate filled epoxy mortar has an "open" time of approximately 15-30 minutes at 75 ºF. Immediately after mixing a batch, it should be placed and spread onto the surface to be protected. Highly filled "mortar" and "concrete" mixes will be ready for foot traffic in 4-5 hours at 75 ºF, and forklift traffic in 18-24 hours. Self- leveling compositions will be ready for foot traffic in 6-8 hours and forklift traffic in 24-36 hours. A Sealer Coat is recommended over the mortar. Selection of type of Sealer Coat is based on service requirements.

Poly-Crete PC-1000 is not a fire hazard; the flash point is 300 ºF. However, under conditions of fire it will burn and release potentially toxic fumes. PC-1000 Base is Combustible.
The Hardener portion is corrosive and contains amines, which can cause skin and eye irritation. Wear safety glasses, gloves, and protective clothing when using Poly-Crete PC-1000. For full safety information, consult the appropriate Material Safety Data sheets.
This product is sold without warranty as to performance expressed or implied. Users are urged to make their own tests to determine the suitability for these particular conditions.

For Professional and Industrial use only.
Keep away from children.