COMPARISON CHARTPOLYURETHANEACRYLIC
Solids Content30-32 %18-20 %
Solvent typeAromatic HydrocarbonsAromatic Hydrocarbons
Drying Time Touch dry 1 – 2 hrs and Fully dry in 8 hrs Touch dry 30 – 60 mins and Fully dry in 8 hrs
Re-Coat TimeAfter 3 hours – 2 coats required which must be done on the same day.After 1 hour – 2 coats recommended. Subsequent re-coating may be done at any time.
Shelf Life 6 months in unopened containersNot applicable
Spreading Rate
These figures depend on porosity and substrate type. They are approximate and for guidance only.
1st Coat, 3 to 5 M2
2nd Coat, 4 to 6 M2
1st Coat, 3 to 5 M2
2nd Coat, 4 to 6 M2
Flash PointAbove 32 Degrees C 22 – 32 Degrees C
PolymerHard/FlexibleHard/Brittle
Power WashFrequentlyFrequently – (Sand may go brittle and fail
after a period of time)
Re-Coating TimeAfter 5 years Approx. 1 – 2 years years
Surface Clean and dry at the base of the sand jointsClean and dry
Application MethodBrush, Medium pile roller or Squeegee. Do not leave excess sealer on surface.Brush, Medium pile roller, Squeegee or
Pump Sprayer
FinishGlossMatt or Gloss available
Colours AvailableNot applicableCharcoal Grey/ Black/Terracotta Red/Brown/Beige
Cleaning MethodCheap cellulose thinnersCheap cellulose thinners