Dur-A-Quartz HD Broadcast System

Dur-A-Quartz HD Broadcast System is a thick build multi-coloured decorative floor overlayment that combines a durable trowel applied based layer with a broadcasted multi-coloured decorative quartz topping to create a durable, seamless floor that is aesthetically pleasing.  Installed at a nominal thickness of 6mm (1/4”), Dur-A-Quartz HD Broadcast 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.

  • Multi-Layered, Troweled base and broadcasted finish
  • Consistent, easy to apply broadcasted finish
  • Extremely durable
  • 100% solids, zero VOC resins
  • Moisture insensitive during application and cure
  • Seamless
  • Available with integral coving
  • Will not support growth of fungus or bacteria
  • Easy to clean and maintain\\
  • IA approved and USDA accepted

Dur-A-Quartz HD Broadcast 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.

Physical Properties

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


Primer: (Durex® Epotel TL)


Trowel Mortar

(Durex® Epotel TL + Durex® Duracrete Aggregate)




  Decorative Quartz Broadcast:

(Durex® Epotel TL + Durex® Decorative Quartz Aggregate)



Top Coat (Durex® Epotel 1000)


Optional Top Coat (Durex® Acrutel 100)

Finish: Gloss/Semi-Gloss/Satin/Matte

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


1 gallon Epotel TL + 66lbs Aggregate:

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


Epotel TL: 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


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

11,000 psi

Tensile Strength

ASTM C 307

1,100 psi

Flexural Strength

ASTM C 580

4,050 psi

Water Absorption

ASTM C 413



ASTM D 635


Impact Resistance

MIL D-3134F

16 foot-pounds concrete fractures


MIL D-3134F

No Indentation

Bond Strength

ACI 503R

350 psi concrete fails

Thermal Coefficient Expansion

ASTM D 696

0.000025 inch Per inch per 0°F

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

ASTM D 4060

35-45 mg. max weight loss

System Layer Optional Products Per Layer Notes