Cement & Acrylic MicroToppings
MicroToppings come in two product classifications: Cement & Acrylic. These coatings produce a continuous high-performance surface for vertical and horizontal surfaces in wet areas, such as: bathrooms, kitchens, spas, health clubs, and other wet or damp environments.
This produces a consistent design look for the entire area, eliminating grout lines produced from tiling alternatively and it can be applied over existing tiles, saving the demolition cost and a rebuild..
MicroToppings can be applied to a multitude of substrates and are easily coloured with universal colorant or water-based dye through Protek. When properly coated with a 2-part sealer it is waterproof and wear resistant, which makes these products great for floors, walls, kitchens and bathrooms, including shower cabinets.
Why choose an Acrylic MicroTopping?
METEORE Acrylic MicroToppings are highly elastic and resistant to mould, making them a natural application for bathrooms & shower cabinets. It solves water-tightness problems permanently.
The working characteristics are great, and it is easy to shape with only a thin layer several millimetres thick while sealing the entire area.
The design aesthetics are also outstanding, allowing for high end seamless design styles that are durable.
Eco Beton Cement MicroToppings
Being the Cadillac floor system for cement MicroToppings, Eco Beton Micro-Bond products offer a complete solution. Together, these three (3) products allow you to complete any floor regardless of the situation. If you need a base, start with Cerbero Base, then add more medium product thickness with Microbond and finish with thin coat of Microbond Finitura. Eco Beton has a great track record with all the testing and ASTM’s available for review.
Floors with a MicroToppings must be even. If the existing floor is uneven a self leveler product, along with filler for any crakes or holes, is required before the final MicroTopping is applied on top.
Coverit All Terrain Lime-Based MicroTopping
All Terrain is a high-bond mineral lime-based decorative finish resembling Istria stone, with a seamless coating full of natural movements.
With extremely high-bond properties it can be applied directly to ceramic tile (no primer). It becomes waterproof and wear resistant when properly sealed.
Naturally, All Terrain adheres to self-leveling cements and can covers tiles or similar substrates without demolition work or removing an existing ceramic floor.
Preparation is required to be Successful
All steps outlined in the specification are required before applying the final coat of any MicroTopping to assure both bond and avoiding defects by transferring cracks through the finished work. Floors with a MicroTopping must be even. If the existing floor is uneven a self leveler product, along with filler for any crackes or holes, is required before the final top coatings are applied.
Though the final coats have great abrasion resistance and high PSI, if the preparation in inadequate the finish can fail. Below are preparation products that have proven to be successful. Always ensure the floor surface receiving a MicroTopping is clean and dry. Hole and crack filler plus Silicone Sealant are also required.
Endurable Sealer is a 2-Part System that can be applied over floors with cement veneers or MicroToppings.
It is utilized in other areas as well that need waterproofing such as; bathrooms with walk-in or cabin showers, kitchen walls & counters, even fireplace walls with gas inserts.
This single component cement product is great for very wet areas, pools, fountains, hot tubs and saunas.
It can be applied from 4 mm to 10 mm thicknesses and takes lots of heavy use, plus weathering and outdoor seasonal temperature swings.