Cortec Corporation, St. Paul, Minn., has introduced MCI-2018 V/O water repellant, a higher-viscosity version of its MCI-2018 sealer for vertical and overhead applications.
According to the company, its new line of 100 percent active silane water repellants chemically reacts with concrete surfaces to form a strong bond with the substrate. The sealer contains corrosion-inhibiting molecules that penetrate pores to create a hydrophobic layer that repels water and keeps out chlorides without affecting the moisture vapor transmission of the concrete, Cortec said.
MCI-2018 V/O can be applied by spray, brush or roller. Increased viscosity makes the sealer ideal for bridge supports, garage pillars or building walls. MCI-2018 V/O also dries without affecting the appearance of the surface, according to the company.
MCI-2018 V/O has been tested by AMEC Laboratory and is certified to comply with Alberta DOT standards for type 1B and 1C penetrating sealer.
For more information visit www.cortecvci.com.
Cortec expands line of water repellants
New sealer is suited for bridge supports, garage pillars and building walls.
Published July 27, 2011
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