Concrete Repairs with Flash Floor vs Epoxy


PREP PROCESS

Flash Floor

  • No saw cutting needed

  • No dust generated

  • Minimal rubble produced

  • Minimal to no enlargement of repair area

  • Prep time reduced by 75% or more

Epoxy

  • saw cutting required

  • dust generated

  • much rubble produced

  • repair area can be enlarged by 2-3 times

  • prep time is substantial


REPAIR PROCESS FEATURES [that affect time and durability]

Flash Floor

  • Flash Floor is a 2 part polymer product

  • Packaged in a dual cartridge

  • Self-Mixing

  • Very low viscosity (penetrates concrete)

  • Chemically bonds to surrounding concrete

  • Is combined with sand as an aggregate

  • To fill any type of concrete defect

  • That cures in 15 minutes to traffic

Epoxy

  • also 2 part product

  • most come in ½ gallon jugs

  • most must be DRILL MIXED

  • very thick mix--poor penetration

  • poor bonding properties

  • some can be mixed with sand

  • not good for thin applications

  • most must cure for 24 hours

APPEARANCE OF FINISHED REPAIRS

Flash Floor

  • The finished repair looks like concrete

  • Can be painted or stained as needed

  • Can be diamond polished or coated

Epoxy

  • most look like plastic hardened goo

  • not suitable for paint or stain


REPAIR DURABILITY

Flash Floor

  • Cures out at 4,500 psi

  • Similar hardness to concrete

  • Somewhat flexible--about 4% (NOT brittle)

  • Last for years/standard warranty 2 years

  • Can be feathered edged for transitions

  • Can be tapped, drilled, cut--not brittle

Epoxy

  • cures at up to 9000 psi

  • much harder than concrete

  • minimal flexibility and brittle

  • minimal warranty if any

  • thin applications not durable

  • not suitable for tapping, drilling etc


THE FLASH FLOOR REPAIR SYSTEM HAS BEEN PROVEN

● In every type of industrial setting [distribution, heavy industry, manufacturing etc]

● In 14 states

● Over 20 years