Dur-A-Quartz Decorative Quartz Trowel System
Decorative Multi-Coloured Quartz Trowel Applied Epoxy Flooring System
Description

Dur-A-Quartz Decorative Quartz Trowel System is a thick build multi-coloured decorative floor overlayment engineered to create a durable, seamless floor that is aesthetically pleasing.  Installed at a nominal thickness of 3-6mm (1/8” – 1/4”), Dur-A-Quartz Decorative Quartz Trowel System is an attractive, durable flooring system designed to restore damaged concrete or protect new concrete from impact, abrasion, wear, and mild chemicals in a variety of institutional, commercial and industrial environments.

Advantages
  • Aesthetically pleasing, multi-coloured finish
  • Extremely durable
  • 100% solids, zero VOC resins
  • Can be hand or power troweled
  • Moisture insensitive during application and cure
  • Seamless
  • Available with integral coving
  • Will not support growth of fungus or bacteria
  • Easy to clean and maintain
  • CFIA approved and USDA accepted

 

Uses

Dur-A-Quartz Decorative Trowel System is used to beautify and protect concrete which will be exposed to mechanical and/or chemical abuse, or to resurface, level, pitch or slope existing floor slabs in decorative applications. The system is to be installed where utmost protection against mechanical abuse is required and where an aesthetically pleasing finish is desired. Dur-A-Quartz Decorative Quartz Trowel 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 TL)

Durex® Dur-A-Quartz Decorative Quartz Trowel Mortar

(Durex® Epotel TL + Durex® Coloured Quartz)

 

 

Grout Coat (Durex® Epotel GSC Clear)

Top Coat (Durex® Acrutel 50)

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

- 1 gallon Epotel TL + 66lbs Quartz:

- 35 ft2 @ ¼” :  3.25m2 @ 6mm

- 70 ft2 @ 1/8”:  6.5m2 @ 3mm

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

1.5-2 m2/L (80-120 ft2/gal) @ 15-20 mils WFT

7.5m2/L (300ft2/US gal) @ 3 mils DFT

Pot Life

25 minutes

Service Temperature Range

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

Performance Properties
Compressive Strength @ 7 days

ASTM C 579

7,500 psi

Tensile Strength

ASTM C 307

1,100 psi

Flexural Strength

ASTM C 580

2,050 psi

Water Absorption

ASTM C 413

0.1%

Flammability

ASTM D 635

Self-extinguishing

Impact Resistance

MIL D-3134F

16 foot-pounds concrete fractures

Indentation

MIL D-3134F

No indentation

Bond Strength

ACI 503R

350 psi concrete fails

Thermal Coefficient

0.000025 inch

Expansion

ASTM D 696

Per inch per 0°F

Abrasion Resistance - CS-17 wheel, 1 kg. load, 1000 rev.

ASTM D 4060

35-45 mg. max weight loss

Thermal Shock Resistance

ASTM C 884

Pass

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