Which microcement varnish should I choose?

 

The varnish is the finishing layer of the microcement system and often the final success of the entire investment depends on it. Protecting the microcement is very important not only to prevent dirt, but also to increase abrasion resistance.

The most popular microcement varnish available on the market si two-component polyurethane water-based varnish, we can also find one-component varnishes and solvent-based varnishes. In addition, some manufacturers suggest the use of a primer, a presealer. Read on to find out which product will be most suitable for you.

 

PU FEST 2K microcement varnish

What is this?

A two-component water-based polyurethane varnish is a basic product for protecting microcement surfaces as well as concrete or resins. Thanks to high resistance to abrasion and dirt, it will work on most investments. It does not yellow, it is resistant to UV rays. It is very easy to apply and leaves no streaks. After application, it creates a smooth, transparent surface with very high strength. You can choose a matte or satin finish. It is safe, hypoallergenic and animal friendly.

When and where to use?

  • protection of microcement floors and walls, resin and mineral floors in homes and flats
  • for indoor use only

How to use?

Before application, both components (varnish and hardener) should be shaken and then mixed thoroughly in the proportions indicated on the packaging. Apply at a temperature of approx. + 10 ° C ÷ + 25 ° C using a nylon roller or high-quality microfiber with a bristle length of 8-10mm. We recommend two thin layers. The varnish is dry to touch after 2 hours, light pedestrian traffic is possible after 24 hours, full load after 7 days. The product should be protected from frost and stored in a cool, dry place. Get more information about the varnish. Watch our tutorial: How to apply microcement sealer?

 

 

FESTPrimer undercoat

What is this?

Ready-to-use acrylic primer to be applied before using PU FEST 2K varnish. The product soaks into the surface of the microcement, covering fine pores and quartz grains in the final upper layer of the system. Thanks to a special formulation, it improves the adhesion of PU FEST 2K varnish to the substrate, increases water and dirt resistance.

When and where to use?

  • in bathrooms and wet areas
  • in kitchens, restaurants, pubs, cafes – to increase stain resistance
  • to increase the service life of PU FEST 2K varnish
  • to highlight patterns and burns on the microcement – thanks to the primer they will be more visible
  • for indoor use only

How to use?

Shake well before use. Apply using a high-quality nylon or microfiber roller with a bristle length of 8mm – 10mm. If necessary, it can be diluted with 10% water. Then apply a standard microcement varnish.

 

3K PLUS 

What is this?

A special additive improving mechanical properties, wear resistance and durability of PU FEST 2K polyurethane varnish.

When and where to use?

  • in places where there is intensive pedestrian traffic
  • in public places, corridors, waiting rooms
  • in museums, theaters, and sports facilities
  • to increase the abrasion resistance and wear of surfaces protected with polyurethane varnish
  • to extend the life of the PU FEST 2K varnish
  • for indoor use only

How to use?

Mix with PU FEST 2k varnish in the proportions indicated on the packaging. Apply the resulting mixture like PU FEST 2K.

 

 

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PU FEST Turbo microcement varnish

What is this?

Special purpose solvent-based microcement varnish. It provides the highest degree of abrasion resistance and at the same time creates non-slip coatings (resistant to the formation of dark shoes marks) with very high hardness. It does not yellow, it is resistant to UV rays. Due to the solvent content, the product emits vapors during application, therefore it should be used only by professionals and in compliance with health and safety rules. After complete drying, the varnish no longer emits volatile substances and is completely safe.

When and where to use?

  • in places where there is intensive pedestrian traffic
  • on terraces, balconies
  • for indoor and outdoor use

How to use?

Use as PU Fest 2K. Use gas masks. Do not breathe vapors.