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Primers & Moisture Management


Citadel® EP 55 is a two component, water-based epoxy primer designed to improve the adhesion of paints and coatings to difficult substrates. It is specially formulated as a primer for hard, smooth surfaces. It can be applied to hard-troweled concrete, quarry tiles, ceramic tiles and aluminum to aid the adhesion of subsequent coatings. Overcoat with most types of floor paint.

Typical Uses:

  • Alternative to traditional mechanical and chemical surface preparation
  • Excellent as a primer/basecoat for warehouse line striping, zone marking, solid color and decorative floor coatings - including metallic systems
  • Can be top coated after 5 hours and before 7 days without sanding
  • Compatible with most floor coating technologies including acrylic, epoxies and polyurethanes
  • VOC compliant nationwide

Size: 1 Gallon Kit in pre-tinted Black and White

Coverage: 250-350 sf/gal

Ultra-Hydro Stop Primer™

Ultra-Hydro Stop Primer is a two component, 100% solids, moisture blocking and pH resistant epoxy primer used to remedy concrete floors with high moisture readings up to 25 lbs. It has excellent self-leveling properties, making it a great choice for floors with minor pitting, spalling and other imperfections.

Typical Uses: This self-leveling, moisture stopping concrete primer has high-build capability. Use in new construction as a moisture block underneath coating systems, hardwood floors, carpet or tile.

Size: Available in Clear, Gray, or Tan 5 gallon kits.

Coverage: 80-100 sf/gal

Ultra-Hydro Stop H2O Primer™

Ultra-Hydro Stop H2O Primer is a two component, 50% solids, water-based, moisture blocking and pH resistant epoxy primer used to remedy concrete floors with high moisture readings up to 12 lbs. The H2O primer has excellent adhesion to moisture laden concrete slabs in areas such as basements and warehouses where it is roller or squeegee applied. It can be applied to concrete as early as 48 hours after placement, reducing jobsite downtime and delays in production.

Typical Uses: This is a strengthening, self-leveling, moisture stopping primer which can replace curing compounds on "green concrete".

Size: Available Clear in a 1.5 gal kit

Coverage: 250 sf/gal

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