CHIPS, SPALLS, DIVOTS, CRACKS
When making repairs to a concrete floor surface before a floor coating system is installed, it is important to use the correct repair compounds and patching material.
To get the best results, you must use specific products for specific repairs.
At McCord, we do not cut any corners or discount the surface repair process. We take the necessary time needed to repair all surface imperfections Our goal is to provide the customer a finished product that meets their highest expectations.
EXPANSION CONTROL JOINTS
Cleaning and Filling Joints
Filling Expansion/Contraction, isolation and construction joints is just as important as successfully polishing or coating the floor-not only for aesthetic reasons, but also to greatly reduce the chance of the joint edges chipping and spalling, especially in commercial settings subject to heavy forklift and other vehicle traffic. Filling the joints will also make the floor easier to clean by preventing dirt from collecting in these joints
At McCord, using only the highest grade Polyurea joint fill and Epoxy semi-rigid repair compounds is top priority.
Please Take Note:
given work place liability, safety of our workers and those within close proximity to the process as well as inconsistent results, we no longer acid etch or advocate its use as a surface preparation method for concrete flooring to receive a resinous system. In order to produce the correct surface profile for the greatest adhesion we use steel shot blasting equipment, both portable and electric depending on what the work environment dictates, as well as planetary diamond grinding equipment for the purpose of readying the concrete for its respective resinous system. Using diamond tooling, our grinding process can be used to remove coatings (aggressive diamonds) or grind existing concrete (medium to coarse diamonds to produce an anchor profile). For the purpose of polishing concrete we can also use finer diamonds to create a honed or highly polished look. We also grind existing paint to ready a surface for new coating.