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?
Spray Apply with a low pressure, solvent resistant, airless, sprayer equipped with a fan nozzle orifice of 0.030 to 0.035” at 1 gpm. The optimum spray pat-tern is an 8” to 12” fan. Hold sprayer tip 8” to 12” from the surface of the concrete. Apply uniformly leaving no pin-holes or gaps. Do not allow the material to puddle. Roller Apply: Use a short nap (1/4” max) solvent resistant roller.
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.