Cryli-Tek® 5505 Decorative Concrete Coating

An industrial-grade, solvent-based, non-yellowing, acrylic sealer that enhances, protects, and provides a clear, high-gloss finish.

  • Coverage Up to 200 square feet
  • Coats 1
  • VOC Content 250 g/L
  • Finish Wet Look/Gloss
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Cryli-Tek 5505 is the industry's highest performing decorative sealer. This unique formula leaves the surface with a high-gloss, wet-look shine with a clear, non-yellowing finish. This product has an extremely fast set time and an unsurpassed stain resistance. The treated surfaces will resist chipping, flaking, delamination and breakdown with UV light exposure.


Exceptional when used for:
  • Substrates: Concrete, stamped concrete, pavers, exposed aggregate, stone
  • Applications: Patios, pool decks, driveways, walkways



  • Easy to clean surface
  • Enhanced surface appearance
  • Durable high-gloss finish
  • Recoatable with another solvent-based acrylic
  • Easy to apply


  • Dirt pick up
  • Mold/mildew growth
  • Intercoat adhesion


  • Water ingress
  • Weathering
  • Carbonation, weak acids and alkaline solutions
  • Wind erosion and general exposure
  • UV degradation

Cryli-Tek 5505 Rises Above

Cryli-Tek 5505 meets or exceeds the following tests:

  • ASTM D-3359: Adhesion
  • ASTM D-3363: Film Hardness
  • ASTM D-4541: Pull-Off Strength
  • ASTM G-155: Accelerated Weathering
  • ASTM D-523: Specular Gloss

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Auxilliary Information

  • Technical Specs

    • Feature: Decorative sealer
    • Chemistry: Acrylic
    • Color: Clear
    • Finish: High gloss, wet look
    • Category: Coating
    • Carrier: Solvent
    • Availability: Ready to use
    • Packaging: 1 Gallon, 5 gallon
    • Coverage: Up to 200 sq. ft. per gallon
    • Interior/Exterior: Interior/Exterior
    • Application Method: Roller
    • Application Temperature: 60 F - 90 F
    • Number of Coats: 1
    • Drying Time (dry to touch): 1-3 Hours
    • Drying time (full cure): 24 Hours
    • Time before/after rain: 48 Hours
    • New Concrete: Yes, at least 28 days after being poured
    • Storage/Shelf Life: 1 Year
    • Clean up: Xylene
    • Paintable: No
    • VOC Content: 250 g/L
  • Description

    Cryli-Tek® 5505 is an advanced, high performance, industrial strength, decorative sealer that provides an enhanced surface appearance. This unique formula leaves the surface with a gloss shine and clear, non-yellowing finish. Cryli-Tek® 5505 is specially formulated to seal decorative and residential concrete while enhancing the color of stamped concrete, exposed aggregate, and colored concrete pavers; giving these surfaces a deeper, richer appearance. Cryli-Tek® 5505 gives concrete a gloss finish that highlights the color and texture of surfaces. This product has an extremely fast set time and an unsurpassed stain resistance. The treated surfaces will resist chipping, flaking, delamination and breakdown with UV light exposure.

  • Preparation

    Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing. Wash hands after use and do not take internally. Please refer to the product Safety Data Sheet (SDS) before using. The preparation process should be followed to ensure adequate penetration and optimum performance:

    Step 1: The concrete substrate must be structurally sound, thoroughly dry and clean. Wait at least 24-48 hours after rain and/or pressure washing before sealing; concrete should be visibly dry.

    Step 2: Remove all paints, previous sealers and/or adhesives before application.

    Step 3: The substrate must be clean of oil, grease, dirt, wax, curing compounds, efflorescence and other contaminants that might interfere with the penetration of the sealer.

    Step 4: If acid is used to clean the concrete, neutralize the surface completely and rinse it with water prior to application. Then wait for the concrete to dry out for at least 24-48 hours.

    Step 5: The surface-zone moisture content of the concrete should not exceed 4%wt.

    Step 6: Cover all surrounding areas not intended to be coated.

    Step 7: New concrete must be cured for at least 28 days before sealing.

  • Application

    Step 1: Cryli-Tek® 5505 is ready to use right out of the container. Stir extremely well before use.

    Step 2: Pour the Cryli-Tek® 5505 into a paint tray or bucket. Dip a good quality 3/8" nap roller into the tray or bucket.

    Step 3: Roll one coat onto the application area in a thin and uniform manner. Too thick of an application will result in entrapment and subsequent product failure.

    Step 4: Roll out any puddles until the sealer penetrates the substrate.

    Step 5: If an additional coat is desired wait at least 3 hours and ensure the first coat has completely dried before applying a second coat. Press on the Cryli-Tek® 5505 with your thumb to verify that no fingerprint impression is left. If no impression is created, then the recoat can be started. Always remember that colder temperatures will require more cure time for the product before recoating can commence. We do not recommend any coatings be placed over this product except multiple coats of this product itself.

    Step 6: When the entire application has been treated, let the concrete dry for at least six (6) hours before walking, 24 hours before driving, and protect the concrete from rain for at least 24-48 hours after sealing.

    Step 7: Clean up: Application tools can be cleaned using Xylene or Xylol.

    Step 8: Unused or old material may be disposed of in a waste disposal site in accordance with local, state and federal laws.

    Application Notes

    • Before application test the sealer by applying in an inconspicuous area to ensure the desired coverage and appearance is achieved.
    • Do not apply to damp or wet concrete.
    • Do not apply too thick of an application.
    • Do not use in immersion service or constant chemical exposure areas.
    • Extremely porous substrates such as pavers may require additional coats to achieve a gloss finish.
  • FAQ

    Does the concrete need to be dry before sealing? Yes, the concrete needs to be as dry as possible before sealing. We recommend the moisture content of the concrete be less than 4%wt. It is recommended to wait at least 24-48 hours after rain and pressure washing before sealing.

    What can I use to apply this product? The Cryli-Tek 5505 can be applied with a 3/8" nap paint roller, brush or a commercial sprayer with a 519 tip that is rated for solvents.

    What is the difference between the Cryli-Tek 5505 and the Cryli-Tek 5500? The Cryli-Tek 5505 is a solvent based acrylic that will leave a high gloss, wet look finish. The Cryli-Tek 5500 is a water based acrylic that will leave a matte/satin finish.

    Can I reapply another coat of the Cryli-Tek 5505 on top of the Cryli-Tek 5505 in few years? Yes, if the concrete has lost its high gloss, wet look finish you can apply another coat of the Cryli-Tek 5505 without having to remove the previous coat. Since the Cryli-Tek 5505 is a solvent based product another solvent based acrylic can be used on top of it.

    Where can I buy this product? The Cryli-Tek 5505 is available through a number of distributors found on our distributor page.

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Product Comparisons

Uses Concrete, Masonry, Stone Concrete, Masonry, Stone
Chemistry Acrylic Acrylic
Carrier Solvent Based Water Based
Finish Wet Look/Gloss Satin
Color Clear Clear
Application Method Roller, Brush Sprayer, Roller, Brush
VOC Content 250 g/L 80 g/L