Category: Primers & Sealers

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Everyday exposure to the environmental elements and chemicals such as chloride will eventually lead to corrosion of concrete structures. From spalling and cracks to larger structural repair projects in the construction industry cementitious repair mortars are commonly used to restore damaged concrete.

At CPRL we offer competitive prices on a range of industry grade cementitious repair mortars from Sika and Fosroc. This range of products is designed specifically for repair, restoration and rehabilitation of concrete structures and can be easily applied buildings, walkways, bridges, walls and stairs.

Here are just a few of our top selling products:

Fosroc – Renderoc HB30 (22kg) – High-performance fibre reinforced lightweight concrete reinstatement mortar conforming to the requirements of BS EN 1504-3 Class R3. For the reinstatement of concrete where low permeability characteristics are required but where high compressive strength is not the most important consideration. Renderoc HB30 has been specifically developed for vertical and overhead repair work where its lightweight nature and high build characteristics make it ideal.

Fosroc – Renderoc HB45 (25kg) – High performance, hand / wet-spray applied, fibre reinforced high build, high strength, concrete reinstatement mortar conforming to the requirements of BS EN 1504-3 Class R4. For the reinstatement of reinforced concrete where low permeability characteristics are required and where higher compressive strength is a consideration. Renderoc HB45 has been specifically developed for the repair of columns and beams, but because of its medium fresh wet density, is also suitable for soffit repairs.

Sika MonoTop 610 (25kg) – Cementitious Steel Reinforcement Primer & Bonding Bridge is a one component cementitious, polymer modified primer for reinforcement protection and also a bonding bridge for MonoTop concrete repair mortars. The material only requires mixing with water and has an adjustable consistency for ease of use. Suitable for drinking water contact.

Sika MonoTop 612 – R4 Hand Placed / Wet Spray Repair Micro-concrete is a cement-based, one component low permeability repair micro-concrete, containing silica fume and polymer, meeting the requirements of Class R4 of BS EN 1504-3. The material can be used internally or externally. Can be used for repairing all types of structures, horizontal, vertical and overhead and is also suitable for application in marine environments.

Sika MonoTop 614F (25kg) – R4 Flowable Cementitious Repair Mortar is a cement based, one component flowable repair mortar (High Flow) containing shrinkage compensators and high range water-reducing agents, meeting the requirements of Class R4 of BS EN 1504-3. Can be used for:

  • Horizontal or vertical repairs
  • Bridges
  • Marine structures
  • Tunnels
  • Buildings
  • Fire damaged structures
  • For exterior and interior use
  • In place of R1, R2 & R3 mortars

As always at CPRL we are here to meet the needs of our customers. If you’re not sure what kind of repair product you need for your project please contact us and our technical team can talk through the options and the costs to ensure you have the right product for the job.

Contact us today to learn more about our range of coatings, paints and repair products.

Why Choose CPRL For Industrial Repair Productss?

  • We Only Supply High-quality Products
    Our business is committed to offering customers access to the best repair products, primers, paints, and coatings on the market.
  • Free Expert Advice
    If you ever have any questions about a particular product or project, our friendly sales team will be available to help.
  • One Of The UK’s Leading Suppliers Of Floor Paints
    Our business supplies a range of paints and coating products to thousands of clients across the UK for use in commercial, industrial, and residential environments.
  • Low Prices
    CPRL provides all products at competitive prices. If you find a competitor with a lower price, we will do our best to beat it.
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Categories: Primers & Sealers

What Is A Concrete Driveway Sealer?

Concrete driveway sealers are designed to provide additional durability and longevity to driveway surfaces. They can protect masonry, concrete and stone driveways from:

  • Water penetration
  • Ultra Violet radiation
  • Abrasion damage and physical impacts
  • Dust

Some sealers will also provide additional protection from chemical, oil, and petrol damage.

Concrete sealers are typically applied on top of a driveway to protect it. However, there are also low viscosity products which can be mixed with stone aggregate to create a new resin bound surface. There are also screed sealers which are used to protect epoxy and polyurethane resin floor screeds.

There are a several different formulations used to make concrete sealers, including two-part epoxy resin concrete sealers and one-part synthetic acrylic resin sealers.

It’s possible to purchase a concrete driveway sealer with colour or clear sealers, which showcase the quality of the stone aggregate, concrete, pavers, or natural stone slabs used to make up your driveway.

Some of our best selling concrete driveway sealers include:

  • CPR 900 – Clear Epoxy Concrete Sealer – UV Stable 
    CPR 900 is a clear concrete sealer ideal for concrete, natural stonework, and pavers. It is a solvent free sealer which is UV stable, low odour, and low viscosity. CPR 900 provides excellent adhesion and protection from UV, chemical and water damage. CPR 900 can also be used as a binder for coloured Quartz or natural stone aggregate.
    Can also be used in conjunction with the CPRL Self Levelling Screed flake system.
  • CPR 902 – PU Screed Sealer 
    CPR 902 is a single pack, water based, matt sealer. It provides epoxy and polyurethane resin floor screeds with excellent protection from chemical, abrasion and water damage. It is easy to apply, has excellent adhesive properties and dries quickly.
  • CPR 903 – Stain Resistant Stone & Concrete Sealer 
    CPR 903 is an all-purpose stone & concrete sealer that can be used to protect natural stone, concrete, marble, terracotta, paving stones, granite, clay, slate and unglazed tile. It can be used on driveways, paths, floors, and walls. It provides excellent water resistance and protection against oil, grease, dirt, weathering and ageing. It is a single pack product that is easy to apply and does not change the appearance of the substrate.
  • CPR 904 – Low Viscosity Concrete Sealer 
    This low viscosity sealer can be used as a sealer or surface hardener. It is ideal for dealing cementitious floors in factories, garages, engineering workshops, abattoirs and dairies. It is a two-pack epoxy solution which penetrates concrete surfaces very effectively. It hardens floors making them dust proof, water proof and chemical resistant.
  • CPR 905 – Clear Concrete Sealer & Surface Hardener 
    Perfect for sealing and hardening new concrete surfaces and extending their lifespan significantly. It can be used as a primer or sealer before top coats are added. Ideal for car parks, warehouses, industrial sites, and high traffic areas.
  • CPR 906 – Acrylic Resin Sealer 
    A single pack sealer that can be used to cure/seal new concrete, seal/dust proof old concrete and prime or seal floors before top coats are added. A versatile sealer which can be used in a wide variety of environments.
  • CPR 910 – Concrete Drive & Block Sealer 
  • The perfect product for sealing new or old concrete, block paving and natural stone driveways. It adds dust protection, water resistance and oil/petrol/chemical resistance.

For more information on our Primer and Sealer products go to Primers & Sealers

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What Are Metal Primers?

Metal primers are specially formulated primers that can adhere to heavy and dense metal substrates. They play two critical roles:

  1. Providing a surface to which paint can stick.
  2. Protecting the metal surface against oxidation, rust, chemical damage, abrasive damage, oil damage, water damage and so on.

There are three common types of metal primers available: epoxy metal primers, solvent based primers, and MMA metal primers. Each formulation has its own unique pros/con. We stock all three types, including:

CPR 410 – Metal Primer – Epoxy WB 

CPR 410 is a two pack primer that must be mixed before being used. It is a fast drying, non toxic primer with excellent adherence. It displays particularly good anti-corrosive and chemical resistance properties, is easily applied and dries quickly. CPR 410 is non toxic.

CPR 411 – Metal Primer – Solvented 

This solvent based primer is an excellent anti-corrosive for steel, galvanised steel and aluminium. It is capable of adhering to minimally prepared surfaces, which makes application much easier. It provides excellent water resistance, good adhesion, and is compatible with a range of top coats.

CPR 412 – MMA Metal Primer 

CPR 412 uses Methyl methacrylate (MMA), an all-natural compound found in many paints and primers. This particular primer can be used on both metal and ceramic objects, which makes it a versatile option. It is a rapid cure primer which provides excellent adhesion, water resistance, and excellent corrosion resistance.

What Are The Best Metal Primers?

The best metal primer for your project will vary based on your intended usage. Fortunately, CPRL makes it easy to find the ideal product by providing free expert advice. Just give Contact Us and we will offer a few recommendations. Whether you are interested in rusty metal primers, galvanised metal primers, or a general steel primer, we will help you find the best product.

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Penny Floor Resin & Sealer

A penny floor is a beautiful addition to any home. It adds a sense of character and charm, impressing guests and adding value to a property. It also gives you a chance to create a unique element within your home which showcases your artistic skills.

Penny floor resin, also called penny floor epoxy or penny floor epoxy resin, is a clear sealer which is applied to penny floors. Made from a combination of polymer resins and hardeners it creates an extremely smooth and shiny surface that highlights the quality of your pennies and brightens a space.

When it comes to epoxy coatings, there are two types of products to choose from:

  • Solvent based epoxy floor coatings
    The original type of epoxy hardener. Made from a solvent-based hardener with resin. Unfortunately, there are some downsides to using this type of epoxy including the emission of toxic fumes during application.
  • Water-based epoxy
    Delivers the same waterproof glossy finish as a solvent based epoxy, but it is 100% non-toxic. This is the most commonly used epoxy floor coating.

At CPRL, we stock several water-based products which are UV stable, non-toxic and ideal for creating coin cast flooring or penny floor designs. The most popular option for these types of floors is CPR 819 – Crystal Clear Epoxy Resin – UV Stable .

CPR 819 is designed for thick applications of epoxy where objects are encased. It is an extremely clear high-gloss epoxy which will highlight all of the features of your pennies. Its excellent UV resistance means it is suitable for areas which are exposed to a lot of sunlight.

This product is non-toxic and extremely safe to use. It adheres well to both concrete and stonework surfaces which makes application simple. Once dry, it provides excellent chemical resistance. It is a low odour product, which makes it suitable for penny floors installed in kitchens and small enclosed areas like bathrooms.

If you interested in installing a new penny floor in your property Contact Us and chat with the friendly team at CPRL. We stock the highest quality penny floor epoxy resins in the UK. 

To check out our full range of primers and sealers click Here

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