Series Series 489

LavaCrete

Generic Type

Epoxy Vinyl Ester Polymer Concrete

Common Usage

Series 489 is a durable polymer concrete which exhibits fast curing and minimal shrinkage. Ideal for the rehabilitation of severely eroded concrete or for the corrosion-proofing of new concrete where superior chemical resistance is required throughout the complete topping system. Series 489 is ideal for pump and pad rebuilds in areas of strong acid and caustic exposure. Use to cast sumps and trenches off-site for time and labor savings.

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Recommended DFT

3/8" to 10" (1.0 - 25 cm) in a single pour.

Finish

Flat (as poured). Note: A semi-gloss finish can be achieved by troweling the surface.

Volume Solids

100% (mixed)

Curing Time

Temperature Light Traffic/To Handle Return to Service Maximum Chemical Resistance
90°F (32°C) 1-2 hours 12-24 hours 24 hours
75°F (24°C) 2-4 hours 24 hours 24 hours
50°F (10°C) 8-10 hours 48 hours 72 hours

Curing times are based upon 3/8-inch of material, thicker castings and pours may result in longer set times. Note: Certain immersion service times may require additional cure time, contact Tnemec Technical Services for additional information.

Volatile Organic Compounds

0.02 lbs/gallon (1.9 grams/litre)

Primers

Series 1402

Theoretical Coverage

Coverage rates based on Casting/Topping Application:
110 sq ft (10.2 m²) at 3/8" per kit
83 sq ft (7.7 m²) at 1/2" per kit
41 sq ft (3.8 m²) at 1" per kit

See APPLICATION for additional coverage rates.

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