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Epoxy non slip floor coating - AS/NZS 3661 (meets OSH standards)
4 Litre Kit

4.160 GEMTREAD
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Epoxy non slip floor coating - AS/NZS 3661 (meets OSH standards), 4 Litre Kit

GemTread is a solvent free, low slip, self leveling two pot epoxy floor coating. It is formulated to give a hard , flexible, non skid coating which is capable of handling most floor traffic. It is formulated for areas which require low slip such as decks , factory floors, changing rooms, toilet & shower blocks etc. It can be sprayed through a hopper gun. It can be tinted with suitable tinters – consult Gem Co Ltd. Tested to AS/NZS 3661:1993, Part 1 – Slip resistance of Pedestrian surfaces.

Download 4.160 GEMTREAD Product Sheet

Physical properties

  • Appearance: Base - pigmented liquid ; Hardener - pigmented liquid
  • Odour: low odour
  • Solids: 100 % Coating Type: Epoxy
  • Packaging: 2 & 4 litre , two part pack
  • Mix ratio: 1:1
  • Pot Life: 1/2 hour approximately at 20 degrees Celsius (100g mix)
  • Coverage: 2-3 sq metres/litre typical (will vary with on substrate)
  • Dry to Re-coat: Typically overnight - will vary according to temperature & humidity
  • Dry hard 24 - 48 hours for light foot traffic typical, 7 days full cure - will vary according to temperature & humidity
  • Shelf Life 6 months unopened
  • Clean up Use GemCo epoxy clean up solvent or similar

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

  • Mix hardener & base separately then add 1 part hardener to 1 part base and thoroughly mix using a drill with a mixing blade.
  • GEMTREAD is preferably applied by Wagner (or similar) hopper gun with 4mm tip – shake mix after each application to keep non skid in suspension.
  • Dry to re-coat is normally overnight but will vary depending on temperature & humidity.
  • Cure time can be reduced in small areas by application of localised heating (40 ° C).
  • Note: do not apply at temperatures below 10 ° C.

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.