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4.160 GEMCOAT EFC 1:1
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Epoxy Industrial Floor Coating

GEMCOAT EFC 1:1 is a solvent free, low slip, self leveling two pot epoxy floor coating. It is suitable for application alone or over GEMCOAT EFS epoxy sealer. It is formulated to give a hard , resistant coating which is capable of handling most floor traffic. It is ideal for factory floors, dairy sheds, changing rooms, toilet & shower blocks etc. It has low temperature cure and will tolerate damp substrates and less than perfect surface preparation.

GEMCOAT EFC 1:1 can also be used as a self priming , surface tolerant coating for steel. It can be sprayed through conventional spray equipment when thinned 5-10% with GEMSOLV 2P.

GEMCOAT EFC 1:1 has excellent chemical resistance and will withstand 100 double rubs with MEK It can be used as an anti-graffiti coating from which graffiti can be easily removed with GEMSTRIP GA graffiti remover

Download 4.160 GEMCOAT EFC 1:1 Product Sheet

Physical properties

  • Appearance: Base - pigmented liquid ;Hardener - pigmented liquid
  • Odour: low odour Solids: 100 %
  • Coating Type: Epoxy
  • Packaging: 2, 8, 20, 40 litre two part pack
  • Mix ratio: 1:1
  • Thinner: GEMSOLV 2P 5-10% if required
  • Pot Life: 1/2 hour approximately at 20 degrees Celsius (100g mix)
  • Coverage: 5 sq metres/litre @ 200 microns DFT(theoretical - depends on substrate)
  • Dry to Re-coat: Typically overnight - will vary according to temperature & humidity
  • Dry hard 24 hours for light foot traffic, 7 days full cure

Surface Preparation

  • Concrete must be 28 days old.
  • Remove laitance (alkaline salts on the surface formed during concrete cure) by either acid etching with 5% hydrochloric or grinding.
  • All oil, grease , and other contaminants must be removed (GEMPREP 2000 is recommended).
  • Loose rust, scale, and old paint must be removed.
  • If applied over GEMCOAT EFS epoxy sealer ensure that surfaces are free of contaminants.
  • If necessary clean with GEMPREP 2000.

Method of Application

  • Thoroughly mix using a drill with a mixing blade.
  • GEMCOAT EFC 1:1 is applied by spray, brush , or roller.
  • Rolling is preferred method of application – use of a good quality foam or short nap roller is preferred to achieve the best finish.
  • Keep a wet edge and DO NOT go back over areas already rolled as this can leave roller marks and shade differences.
  • Dry to recoat is normally overnight but will vary depending on temperature & humidity.
  • GEMCOAT EFC 1:1 is normally applied over with GEMCOAT EFS epoxy floor sealer.
  • It may be applied while GEMCOAT EFC is still tacky.
  • GEMCOAT EFC 1:1 can also be used as a self priming , surface tolerant coating for steel.
  • It can be sprayed through conventional spray equipment when thinned 5-10% with GEMSOLV 2P.

Handling Precautions

  • Avoid contact with eyes and skin.
  • Do not ingest.
  • Use with adequate ventilation.
  • Protective clothing ,eye protection, and gloves should be worn.
  • Do not breathe vapour or spray.
  • Keep away from children.


The information provided is accurate to the best of our knowledge. We can not however anticipate all conditions under which this information and our products may be used. We therefore accept no responsibility for results obtained by the application of our products, or  for their safe use  and suitability. GemCo Limited sells these products without warranty and buyers  and users assume  all  responsibility and liability for loss or damage arising from the handling  and use of our products.

2 Litre Kit