Epoxy.com Technical Data

Installation Instructions Cove Base

Product #720 Cove Paste Binder Method


I. GENERAL INFORMATION

Most Epoxy.com FLOORING SYSTEMS can be installed with an integral cove base to provide seamless wall to floor protection. The outline below explains mixing and installation procedures for each type of system.

II. SURFACE PREPARATION

Surface Preparation is the most critical portion of any successful resinous flooring system application. All substrates must be properly prepared as outlined in Epoxy.com Surface Preparation Guide. Specific attention should be paid to the following:

Also, the temperature and humidity conditions of the area to receive the flooring system should be checked. An optimum room temperature of 75F with a minimum slab temperature of 50F is required for proper cure of the resin flooring system.

Installations of an integral cove base with Epoxy.com Flooring is normally terminated at the floor line by cutting a straight line at the bottom of the cove and installing the system up to that point. The top of the cove can terminated with a divider strip. Alternate method involves masking a line with Duct Tape at the top of the cove. If using the duct tape method, be sure to remove the duct tape before the cove sets up too much to remove the duct tape properly.

It is very important to prime the wall surface prior to installing cove base. Priming insures maximum adhesion to the prepared substrate and helps mixed cove material to "hang" on the wall.

IV. COVE BASE FOR Epoxy.com MORTAR AND Epoxy.com LASTIC SYSTEMS

Installations of an integral cove base with Epoxy.com Solid Colored Floor Systems are normally terminated at the floor line by cutting a straight line at the bottom of the cove and installing the system up to that point. The top of the cove is preferably terminated with a divider strip as pictured in the following pages.

It is very important to prime the wall surface prior to installing cove base. Priming insures maximum adhesion to the prepared substrate and helps mixed cove material to "hang" on the wall.