Glossary description of product advantages

Adhesion –

Adheres to multiple substrates: concrete, wood, metal, non-glazed tiles

applicator skill level –

Describes applicator’s level of skill and experience, including knowledge of resinous coatings, KRETUS® knowledge and training, on-site supervision, and understanding of project overview. (see skill level comparison in Applicator Skill Level Chart)

anti-micRObial –

Stops bacterial and fungal growth

Chemical Resistant –

Resists chemical spills and cleaners (see complete list in KRETUS® Chemical Resistance Guide)

Cold Cure –

Can be applied at or above 40°F

damaged concrete –

≥ 1/16″ cracks

Elongation –

Resists damage and cracking when stretches

EZ Clean –

Requires little effort to maintain (see KRETUS® Maintenance & Cleaning Guide)

Flexibility –

Has high elasticity

Freeze cure –

Can be applied at or above -20°F

Green building –

Eligible for LEED points, produced in California from partially recycled materials

Green concrete –

7-28 days old

Heavy abuse –

High risk of gouges or other damage to flooring caused by dragged, dropped, or falling objects. Examples include but are not limted to >5,000-pound machines/loads; loose nails in full or empty pallets; rocks, salt, and other road debris; studded or chained tires; metal wheels

Heavy duty –

Meets either heavy abuse, heavy vehicle traffic, heavy traffic flow, or heavy foot traffic

Heavy foot traffic –

500+ people/day

Heavy traffic flow –

High risk of wear from continuously moving, abrupt stop-and-start, repeated traffic patterns

Heavy vehicle traffic –

High risk of wear from continuously moving, abrupt stop-and-start, repeated traffic patterns

Heavy vehicle Traffic –

Heavy-duty vehicles (6 or more tires, GVWR* >26,000 lbs.), 500+ vehicles/day

High Traffic –

Stands up to vehicle traffic and continuous pedestrian traffic

hot tire resistant –

Curbs delamination caused by hot tires

Impact –

Fortifies against damage from dropped tools

Light abuse –

Low risk of gouges or other damage of gouges or other damage to flooring caused by dragged, dropped, or falling objects. Examples include but are not limited to >5,000-pound machines/loads; loose nails in full or empty pallets; rocks, salt, and other road debris; studded or chained tires; metal wheels

Light duty –

Meets either light abuse, light vehicle traffic, light traffic flow, or light foot traffic

Light foot traffic –

<500 ppl/day

Light traffic flow –

Low risk of of wear from continuously moving, abrupt stop-and-start, repeated traffic patterns

Light vehicle traffic –

Light-duty vehicles (GVWR* <10,000 lbs), <500 vehicles/day

Low odor –

Has zero to low VOC—no offensive odor during application and cure

Low Shine –

Decreases glare and sheen

Low Traffic –

Ideal for common pedestrian traffic patterns

Medium Abuse –

Medium risk of gouges or other damage to flooring caused by dragged, dropped, or falling objects. Examples include but are not limted to >5,000-pound machines/loads; loose nails in full or empty pallets; rocks, salt, and other road debris; studded or chained tires; metal wheels

Medium duty –

Meets either medium abuse, medium vehicle traffic, medium traffic flow, or medium foot traffic

Medium foot traffic –

<500 ppl/day

Medium traffic flow –

Medium risk of of wear from continuously moving, abrupt stop-and-start, repeated traffic patterns

Medium vehicle traffic –

Medium-duty vehicles (GVWR* 10,001-26,000 lbs), <500 vehicles/day

Moisture vapor Resistant –

Reduces moisture vapor emissions

New concrete –

28 days to ≤ 5 years old

Old Concrete –

≥ 5 years old

Scratch Resistant –

Conceals minor scratches

Stain Resistant –

Withstands exposure to household chemicals and food/drink items (see complete list in KRETUS® Chemical Resistance Guide)

Thermal Shock –

Meets the demands of freeze-thaw cycles

UV Resistant –

Protects against deterioration and discoloration from intense lighting and sun exposure

Water Proofing –

Protects surfaces and underlying areas from water intrusion

*GVWR –

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating for light-, medium-, and heavy-duty vehicles is defined by Federal Highway Administration (https://ops.fhwa.dot.gov/publications/fhwahop10014/long_f21.htm)