How to Apply Siloxa-Tek 8510 Concrete Sealer

Step by step application instructions detailing how to apply Siloxa-Tek 8510 concrete sealer.

For enhanced performance on horizontal concrete surfaces use a densifying primer like the Lithi-Tek 4500, wait 7 days and then apply the Siloxa-Tek 8510.

  1. Make sure new concrete has been cured for 28 days
  2. Properly clean the concrete and make sure its dry
  3. If a previous sealer was used, remove it or make sure it has worn away
  4. Tools: 3/8” nap paint roller, solvent resistant sprayer, and/or paint brush
  5. Application temperature: 35F-95F
  6. Stir/mix well
  7. Pour into a sprayer or paint tray
  8. Apply one thin, even coat to an area of about 100 square feet or less.
  9. Immediately go back and apply a second coat while the first coat is still wet

You can walk on the first coat of the Siloxa-Tek 8510 while it is still wet to apply the second coat. A wet-on-wet application technique is used to drive penetration of the sealer into the concrete.

  1. Let the sealer dry for 6 hours before walking, 24 hours before allowing vehicle traffic and protect from rain for 24 hours.

Why Ghostshield?

SILOXA-TEK 8500 is the deepest penetrating, highest performing and longest lasting concrete sealer in the Siloxa-Tek line. Comprised of 100%* actives it is able to resist water instrusion, deicing salts, chlorides, freeze-thaw cycles and staining from oils and greases. This proprietary {silane/siloxane} concrete sealer contains a proprietary stain repellent additive and dries completely clear with a natural finish that will not change the look or appearance of the susbtrate. It is an excellent choice to seal concrete driveways, garages, shop floors, patios, warehouses, parking lots, highways and bridges.

Siloxa-Tek 8510

Penetrating water & oil repel

Published Tuesday 13th of October 2020 // Updated Wednesday 22nd of August 2018

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