Dur-A-Quartz Decorative Quartz Broadcast System
Decorative Multi-Coloured Quartz Broadcasted Epoxy Flooring System
Description

Dur-A-Quartz Decorative Quartz Broadcast System is a high build, heavy duty, decorative, multi-coloured fine aggregate epoxy flooring system that is top coated with a clear protective sealer, designed to protect concrete floors from heavy wear, impact, abrasion and mild chemicals while yielding an aesthetically pleasing finish. Installed at 80-120 mils (2-3 mm), the Dur-A-Quartz Decorative Quartz Broadcast System offers excellent abrasion resistance for demanding floor areas.

Advantages
  • High performance, aesthetically pleasing, durable finish
  • Easy and quick to install
  • Long term service life
  • Thin, lightweight seamless flooring system, easily upturned to create curbs and containment areas
  • 100% solids, zero VOC
  • Will not support growth of fungus or bacteria
  • Excellent abrasion and slip resistance
  • Easy to clean and to maintain
  • CFIA approved and USDA accepted
Uses

Dur-A-Quartz Decorative Broadcast System is used as decorative and protective epoxy flooring system for areas that will be exposed to high traffic, heavy mechanical abuse and mild chemical attack. It is best used for institutional, commercial, and higher-end industrial flooring applications where high abrasion resistance and durability is required. Dur-A-Quartz Decorative Quartz Broadcast System is ideal for showers, locker rooms and wash-down areas, commercial areas, grocery stores, laboratories, hallways, recreational facilities, public institutions and buildings and offices.

Physical Properties
Colour

Please see Durex® Dur-A-Quartz Colour Selector for available colour options.

Coverage

Primer: (Durex® Epotel Multi-Prime)

Decorative Quartz Broadcast:

(Durex® Epotel GSC Clear + Durex® Decorative Quartz Aggregate)

 

Top Coat: (Durex® Epotel GSC Clear)

5 m2/L (200 ft2/gal) @ 8 mils

- Epotel GSC Clear: 0.9 m2/L (54 ft2/gal) @ 30 mils

- Decorative Quartz: Full saturation to excess broadcast + 7.4 kg/m2 (1.5 lb/ft2)

2-3 m2/L (80-160 ft2/gal) @ 10-20 mils WFT

Mix Ratio

2:1 by volume

Pot Life

25 minutes (Epotel GSC)

Service Temperature Range

Minimum: 0°C/Maximum: 50°C/Quick Term: 95°C

Performance Properties
Percent Solids

ASTM D7232-06

100%

Viscosity (Brookfield) 23°C

ASTM D2196

800 cps (clear)

Specific Gravity

ASTM D333

1.07 (Clear)

Compressive Strength

ASTM 695-85

14, 200 psi (98 MPa)

Tensile Strength

ASTM 695-85

10,000 psi (69 MPa)

Bond Strength

ASTM C1583

520 PSI (3.6 MPa)

Elongation

ASTM D638-86

8.0%

Flexural Strength

ASTM D790-86

16,100 psi (111 MPa)

Abrasion Resistance

ASTM D4060-90

0.033

System Layer Optional Products Per Layer Notes
Primer
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional
Intermediate Coat
+ Dur-A-Quartz Broadcast Aggregate
Top Coat
 
Polyurethane Top Coat
Optional
Optional
Optional