MED-CURE – Concrete Curing Aid and Hardener

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MED-CURE™
Concrete Curing Aid & Hardener

DESCRIPTION
MED-CURE concrete curing aid was specially formulated to supplement the W. R. MEADOWS line of curing compounds and provide the contractor with a good, general purpose curing aid for construction applications where economy is of prime importance. It contains no wax, resin, or solvent.

USES
MED-CURE is ideal as a curing aid, as well as for hardening and dustproofing exposed concrete floor slabs, sidewalks, driveways, beams, columns, etc. It can be used to provide a hard, dust-free surface on concrete floors to be painted or covered by resilient, carpeted, wood, or synthetic flooring.

FEATURES/BENEFITS

  • Penetrates to aid curing, as well as to harden concrete in one easy application.
  • Provides a low maintenance, finished surface.
  • Tint aids in identifying coverage.
  • Ideal for new, old, interior, exterior, horizontal, and vertical concrete surfaces.
  • Dries fast and may be recoated if desired.
  • Application tools may be cleaned with water.
  • VOC compliant … actual VOC content is 0.
SPECIFICATIONS
  • Complies with all current federal, state, and local maximum allowable VOC requirements, including U.S. EPA, SCAQMD, and OTC.
TECHNICAL DATA
  • DRYING TIME … Depends on weather conditions and coverage, but will generally dry in one hour.
  • FLASH POINT … >212˚ F.
LEED INFORMATION
May help contribute to LEED credits:
  • EQ Credit 4.2: Low-Emitting Materials: Paints & Coatings
  • MR Credit 5.1: Regional Materials: 10% Extracted, Processed & Manufactured Regionally
  • MR Credit 5.2: Regional Materials: 20% Extracted, Processed & Manufactured Regionally
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PACKAGING
5 Gallon (18.93 Liter) Pails
55 Gallon (208.20 Liter) Drums
275 Gallon (1040.99 Liter) Totes

COVERAGE
Broomed Surface: 400 ft.²/gal. (9.82 m²/L)
Troweled Surface: 600 ft.²/gal. (14.73 m²/L)

APPLICATION
Preparation…Application equipment must be clean and free of any previously used materials.

Mixing … For optimum performance, gentle mixing or agitation is recommended.

Application Method … New Concrete: Apply MED-CURE as soon as surface water has disappeared and the surface is dry to the touch or hard enough to walk on. Apply one even coat with a pressure hand sprayer or paint roller.

Existing (Old) Concrete: Clean surface thoroughly with a trisodium phosphate solution and rinse thoroughly. Apply MED-CURE after the surface has dried. NOTE: Keep heavy traffic off surface for 24-48 hours after applying MED-CURE.

Cleanup… Application equipment may be cleaned easily with soap and water while still wet.

PRECAUTIONS
DO NOT DILUTE. Do not apply if the temperature of the concrete is less than 40º F (4º C). KEEP FROM FREEZING. If MED-CURE is accidentally sprayed or spilled on glass, brick, aluminum, painted surfaces, etc., flush immediately with water. Do not over-apply.

HEALTH HAZARDS
This product will not support combustion. Read and follow application information and use in accordance with the health and safety information shown on the label. Refer to Material Safety Data Sheet for complete health and safety information.

This material last updated December 2008.

About W. R. MEADOWS

W. R. MEADOWS, INC. designs, manufactures, and markets high-quality building materials for today's construction professionals. Products are sold through an authorized distribution network. The family-owned and operated company focuses on product quality, exceptional service, and trusted integrity since its founding in 1926.
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