Watco Safety Coat Anti-Slip Floor Coating

SCBEF
WAT9160

A two-part epoxy with pre-blended aggregate for an even, easy clean, fine anti slip finish for floors - concrete, sand and cement, wood, and existing, well-bonded paint.

  • Available in 190 RAL shades
  • Watco's strongest water-based epoxy coating
  • Pre-blended aggregate for an even finish
  • Fast curing – apply two coats in one day
  • Easy clean, finely textured
  • Options include:
    • Watco Safety Coat Coarse - For extra slip protection in hazard areas with a tough course hard wearing finish
      • Coarse version for high hazard areas
      • Extremely low slip potential (WP 59)
    • Watco Safety Coat Hygienic - Heavy duty non-slip coating for areas where hygiene is important
      • Reinforced with diamond hard wax and ceramics

Note: While great care is taken with the colour samples shown, no guarantee can be given that they represent exactly the colours offered.

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Description

Watco Safety Coat has been re-formulated to produce a ‘Best in Class’ water based, anti-slip epoxy resin.

This tough, easy to use coating now dries faster to reduce downtime and lasts longer to save recoating costs. The rapid drying formula also allows the application of 2 coats in one day. Our unique blend of the best resins available with a ‘diamond hard’ wax and ceramic additive provide an attractive, low maintenance, hard wearing floor finish which lasts and lasts.

Hygienic grades incorporate Silver Ion technology and are ideal for areas where slip resistance, cleanliness and hygiene are as important as a hard wearing finish.

All grades now carry CE Mark EN1504-2 and have impressive test results for slip resistance, abrasion, scratch, and impact resistance, as well as for adhesion, hardness and flexibility. They are also breathable, chemical resistant, safe for food production areas and have a Class 1 fire rating. The range carries an A+ VOC emissions rating with a low level of VOC.

All tests have been undertaken to ISO standard where applicable and demonstrated this ‘Best Ever Formulation’ to be 40% harder wearing than previously.



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Features & Benefits


  • Areas of use include:
    • Warehouse
    • Production Areas
    • Workshops
    • Showrooms
    • Potentially slippery, heavy wear areas
  • Tough, hard wearing floor finish for heavy wear areas
  • Pre-blended aggregate provides an evenly textured finish
  • Apply to bare or previously painted surfaces
  • Easy roller, low odour application
  • Apply 2 coats in one day to reduce downtime
  • New colour formulations to RAL shades
  • Class 1 fire rating
  • Tested safe for use in food production areas
  • Superior performance demonstrated by ISO testing to CE mark EN1504-2



Surface Preparation


Bare Concrete – remove surface laitance, dust and any light dirt or grease deposits using Watco Etch & Clean. Watco Etch & Clean also etches smooth, bare concrete surfaces to provide a key. Remove Etch & Clean by thoroughly rinsing with clean water and allow surface to dry. If residual damp remains this is acceptable since Safety Coat is breathable.

Powerfloated or very smooth surfacesWatco Powerfloat Primer should be used on very smooth or power floated surfaces.

New Concrete – new concrete should be left for four weeks to dry in the summer and six in the winter. The surface should then be prepared using Watco Etch & Clean and thoroughly rinsed away and left to dry prior to applying this coating.

Painted surfaces – abrade to remove loose paint. Check remaining paint is well bonded. Very smooth, glossy paint should be lightly abraded to provide a key. Watco Bio-D can be used to remove grease and oil from painted surfaces. Watco Concroff is a very powerful degreaser for contaminated bare concrete (Concroff can soften paint.)

Highly porous surfaces – a primer may be required for high suction surfaces such as sand and cement screed. Please contact us for advice.



Mixing


Remove the two inner tins from the tall outer tin. Stir the contents of each tin thoroughly and pour all of the contents into the outer tin (scrape around the inside of the tins to remove any residue).

Mix the components together thoroughly using a spatula or similar wide bladed tool (a piece of wooden batten is ideal). Continue mixing until an even colour and consistency are obtained. Do not mix more than one pack at a time. If a paint stirrer fitted to an electric drill is used, also use the spatula to blend in any unmixed material from the sides and bottom of the tin.



Application


Best results are obtained in warm (minimum 15ºC), dry conditions with good ventilation. In very high temperatures (30ºC and above) it is recommended that bare concrete is lightly dampened first with water.

Apply with a medium pile roller, working well into the surface of the concrete. Occasional stirring will ensure a more even distribution of the aggregate.

Do not exceed the maximum coverage of 30m2 per 5 litre pack, per coat. The product will darken slightly as curing commences and it should not be over rollered.

The second coat can be applied as soon as the first coat is dry (generally 4-6 hours) and should be applied within 5 days. If more than 5 days elapse, the first coat should be lightly abraded before the second coat is applied. Avoid washing the surface for seven days.



Test Results


  • Abrasion Resistance ISO 5470-1 - 57mg
  • Impact Resistance ISO 6272 - Class 3
  • Scratch Resistance ISO 4586-2 - 7N
  • Surface Spread of Flame BS476 Part 7 - Class 1
  • Adhesion Test EN 1542 - 4.1MPa/Nmm2
  • Wolff-Wilborn Hardness Test - 9H
  • Flexibility ISO 1519 - 2mm
  • Gloss Value - 98
  • Chemical Resistance - Good:
    • Petrol, diesel, fuel, methylated spirits
    • Xylene, ammonia, white spirit, bleach
    • Oil, anti-freeze, mineral hydraulic oil
    • Caustic soda, detergents, sugar solutions
    • At 5%: citric acid
  • Food Taint Test, Sensory Test Method (Also EN71/3 Non-Toxic)
  • Water Permeability EN 1062-3 - W3
  • Slip Resistance BS7976-2 - 55 PTV (59 PTV Coarse)



Standard Compliance


  • EN 1504-2
  • BREEAM COMPLIANT
  • VOC LEVEL 30g/litre (very low)
  • ISO 16000
  • REACH COMPLIANT



Limitations


Unsuitable for bare metal.

Most self-levelling compounds cannot be painted - contact our technical team for details on 0113 2455450 (option 2) or send a message to [email protected].



Product Details
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Data sheet

Manufacturer
Watco
For Use By
Professional Use
For Use By
General Use
For Use By
Industrial Use
Interior / Exterior Use
Interior
Water / Solvent Based
Water
For Use On
Concrete
Application Method
Medium pile roller
Cut in using a brush
Single, Two or Three Pack
Two-pack
Pack Size
5L
Mixing Ratio
100 parts curing agent : 132 parts resin.
Pot Life (at 20°C)
Up to 2 hours at 20°C
Coverage
30m2
Recommended Thinner/Cleaner
Warm soapy water
Min. Application Temperature
Air temperature 15°C
Floor temperature 10°C
Touch Dry
4 hours at 10°C
2 hours at 20°C
1 hour at 30°C
Recommended Dry Film Thickness
100 microns
Recommended Wet Film Thickness
160 microns
Resistance to chemicals
7 days
Dry to Recoat
6-8 hours at 10°C
4-6 hours at 20°C
4 hours at 30°C
Suitable For Use On
Concrete
Suitable For Use On
Floors
Finish
Textured Gloss
Dry for Light Traffic
16 hours at 10°C
12 hours at 20°C
12 hours at 30°C
Dry for Heavy Traffic
48 hours at 10°C
24 hours at 20°C
24 hours at 30°C
Full Chemical Resistance
7 days
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