PROGRESSIVE EPOXY POLYMERS, INC.

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Progressive Epoxy Polymers Inc., Floor Coatings  EpoxyPolyurethane, Pittsfield, NH

 

 

 


Nothing but Quality Products at Good Prices, Great Customer Service, and Lots and Lots of Helpful Information

and NO SALES TAX - You are shopping in TAX FREE New Hampshire


Shipping Container Restoration

Epoxy Floor Sealing (the recommended floor sealing choice on shipping container blogs)

Rust control, heat reflecting, lead base paint sealer - also available here!


 

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Rust is also a big issue with shipping containers

fight rust and protect yourself from the lead based paints

used on shipping containers. Our Aluminum based moisture cured urethane

(MCU) seals rust, covers lead based paints and reflects heat when applied on the roof. More info on ALUTHANE MCU at the bottom of this page.


Your Host and Tour Guide:

 

Paul Oman, MS, MBA - Progressive Epoxy Polymers, Inc. (floor epoxies, marine epoxies, underwater epoxies, repair epoxies)

Member: NACE (National Assoc. of Corrosion Engineers), SSPC (Soc. of Protective Coatings)

Board member: Friends of the Suncook River - 501(c)(3) non profit ----- Founder: Friday Night Paddlers .

"Professionals helping Professionals"


We are the only technology based coating/epoxy/resin company that actively encourages your phone calls, not just during our East Coast work hours but also after/before hours, evening, weekends and even holidays. We're available when you are. We form a personal relationship with our customers and freely share technical information, how to-advice, product information and tips-and-tricks. Speak with a non-salesman technical professional with over 25 years of experience in the resin/coating/epoxy industry (no newbie staffer on the phone lines!). Floors, tables, boats, leaks, rot repair. We handle it all! We are an 'always available,' one-on-one, technical/scientific, coating company (watch our video). We are NOT one of those fluffy/slick mass sales firms the dominate the internet selling cheap third party (made in China???), low end epoxies and coatings with no real knowledge of what they are selling and quotas to sell to as many people as possible. 603-435-7199 (east coast time).



 

Part 1 of 2:

Why You Need To Seal The Wood Floor In Your Shipping Container

 

There are several  popular web sites that relates how someone converted an old shipping container into a rustic cabin, storage space, man cave, etc. Special care was suggested regarding sealing the wood floor which might contain unhealthy chemicals contaminating the wood. 


These two sites #1 (TinCanCabin. com

and #2 (BrooklyFarmGirl.com)

 

Both promote the use of our LOW V epoxy to seal the wood floors of shipping containers


"Hi Paul  ---  hey we love the epoxy... we got another container so we want to do it again ...

We need enough for a 40-foot container floor, same as b4"
-- Terri 1/19


Low V epoxy is a very thin, clear epoxy. Simple 2:1 mix. Recommended epoxy for sealing or as a penetrating epoxy when solvent is added. Clear, with just a trace of amber color. A very popular, general purpose, low viscosity, clear epoxy. Will bond to damp surfaces. Used for sealing in the chemicals found in the treated floors of shipping containers (and as a 'base' for carpet, etc. going over the container floor). Also used in repairing rotted wood and injected into ‘soft’ wood cores on fiberglass boat decks. A 1.5 gal unit of Low V epoxy will seal a 20 ft container. Two units for a 40 ft container.


SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT - epoxies have short working times (pot life) based upon temperature. In hot weather (around 90 degrees or so) the working time is very short - perhaps too short to apply easily. In cold weather (let's say 30 degrees and freezing) the pot life and curing can be very very slow (perhaps too slow?).

 

We have developed a FAST / WINTER version and a SLOW / SUMMER version of the Low V epoxy for the shipping container folks so that you can seal the floors in the heat of summer or the freezing winter. It adds $7 to the base price of the regular Low V epoxy 1.5 gal kits. And while you can order the regular Low V epoxy from the on-line stores (link below), you will have to call in your order for the Slow Summer or Fast Winter version of the Low V epoxy (603.435.7199 east coast time - Pittsfield NH)

 

Order this product by calling 603-435-7199 anytime or order the regular version of Low V epoxy online using this link: EPOXY NOW

 



Part 2 of 2:

Why You Need To Seal The Rusty Metal Walls, Roof, and Sides Of Your Shipping Container

 

MCU Aluthane (tm)

Aluthane is a moisture cured urethane (MCU) that is pigmented with aluminum - hence an aluminum paint. The aluminum flake pigment and the MCU properties themselves, provide a excellent brush/roller/spray on barrier to air and moisture.

Aluthane will seal off existing lead based paints, reflect heat, seal off rust. It can be applied to less than perfectly prepped surfaces.

One gallon will cover 400 sf (recommended you apply 2 coats for max rust protection). You can top coat aluthane with safe latex or enamel paint for whatever color look you want!


 

What is an MCU Coating? 

 

Aluthane (tm) is an MCU coating. MCU stands for Moisture Cured Urethane and makes a very superior high performance  coating. These are a unique type of coating much better known in commercial industrial painting circles than within the general public market.  Most MCU coatings use tiny aluminum flake as pigment which gives them their classic silvery/gray color and enhances their remarkable properties.

MCU contain lots of solvents which aids in penetrating tiny cracks and crevices. The coating scavenges moisture from its contact surfaces and the air and undergoes an cross-linking molecular process which 'grips' or grabs onto surfaces for outstanding adhesion, even with poorly prepared surfaces. Removing internal surface moisture removes one of the key components necessary for rust development.

The resulting dry surface (aided by the stacking aluminum pigment platelets) provides a physical barrier to air and oxygen, another necessary component for rust to form.  The result is a thin, hard coating that seals our air, water, salts, minerals etc.  essentially encapsulating the surface  It therefore is one of the best, easy to apply, rust and corrosion control coatings.

Its amazing adhesion results in a versatile coating well suited for use on steel, aluminum, concrete, fiberglass, wood etc. It can be used as a primer/sealer, a middle coat or a exposed as a topcoat. The aluminum pigmented versions have no UV issues, can be applied at low temperatures and operate at temperatures of up to about 400 degrees F. Besides being used as a rust stopper is also has applications on  boats, roofing and flooring applications. In is used a lot in the industrial, automotive, marine and farm marketplaces. The AUTO RESTORATION market is one place these coatings are widely promoted within the 'DIY home' marketplace.


Basic MCU properties

 

* minimum surface prep required (so common on structures and objects hat cannot be sandblasted etc.)

* easy to apply - thin, with good coverage

* fast drying

* long life (some vendors claim 10-20 years of performance)

* very good chemical, temperature and abrasion resistance

* replacement for galvanized surfaces and other environmentally damaging zinc rich products

* contains no dangerous lead, zinc, chromates, or heavy metals


 

For more information on this product google  aluthane or CLICK HERE for the Aluthane home page .

Order this product by calling 603-435-7199 anytime or order online using this link to our Primary Web Store:  EPOXYPRODUCTS

 


 

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PRODUCT DATA SHEETS AND MSDS DOCS (for these and many other epoxies)  (CLICK HERE)


 

 

   

MARINE CATALOG

HOME/DIY/COMMERCIAL CATALOG

   
Section One TWO PART MARINE EPOXIES- CLEAR EPOXIES

basic no blush (tm)

Section A EPOXY PAINTS



corro coat FC 2100



; NSP 120; water gard 300 ; CM 15; crack coat™

Section Two FILLERS THICKENERS ADDITIVES

fumed silica; microsphere/balloons; poly fibers; copper; graphite; Teflon (tm); wood flour; EZ thick; rock flour

 

Section B FLOOR EPOXIES (regular and non-skid products), SEALERS, ACCESSORIES



water bond (water based); solvent free industrial floor epoxy; bio vee seal; water based floor epoxy, floor epoxy with grit; walnut shell; ground white rubber grit

Section Three THICKENED EPOXIES - EPOXY PUTTIES, ETC.

wet/dry 700; splash zone; quick fix 2300, QR 2400 rubber epoxy

Section C THICKENED EPOXIES - EPOXY PUTTIES, ETC.

wet/dry 700; splash zone A-788, quick fix 2300; QR 2400 (tm) rubber epoxy

Section Four TWO PART EPOXY PAINTS (barrier coats)

corro coat FC 2100; water gard 300; CM 15; EZ Spray; epoxy primer; crack coat™

Section D CLEAR TWO PART EPOXIES

low V epoxy; basic no blush; ESP 155; Bio-Clear 810

Section Five URETHANES AND NON-EPOXY COATINGS Aluthane (aluminum coating); LPU Marine

Section E NON-EPOXY PAINTS SEALERS

Aluthane moisture cured urethane; Acrylic Poly UV Plus and other 2 part polys ; Capt. Tolley's creeping crack sealer

Section Six NON-SKID DECK COATINGS

walnut shell; ground white rubber

 

Section F MIX-IN ADDITIVES

fumed silica; fiber fill; micro balloons/micro-spheres; graphite; Teflon (tm); copper powder; wood flour; EZ thick, rock flour

Section Seven MARINE REPAIR PRODUCTS

pipe wrap; fiberglass tape (cloth); Capt. Tolley's Creeping Crack Cure

 
Section Eight MISC. MARINE PRODUCTS

short nap rollers; TA 661 (solvent free epoxy clean-up); 1 inch foam brushes; 2 inch bristle brushes; tongue depressors

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One page summary/prices -DIY/HOME catalog



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