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                                                           CONCRETE     W-1000                     CLEAR                            W-1000


                                                           CURE & SEALER
                                                           This results in a harder, more durable surface           SURFACE PREPARATION
                                                           that resists cracking and dusting, enhances
                                                           appearance and protects against water damage             Fresh Concrete: Apply after all bleed water and
                                                           and most stains. It is used instead of water curing      surface sheen has evaporated, finishing has been
                                                           or plastic curing sheets, which can discolor the         completed and concrete has achieved an initial set.
                                                           concrete surface.
                                                                                                                    Hardened Concrete: Clean surface of oil, grease,
                                                           W-1000 quickly dries to a semi-gloss,                    dust, dirt or foreign matter. Rinse with water.
                                                           non-yellowing and durable barrier against moisture,
                                                           oil and most stains. W-1000 is a milky white liquid      Old, Dusty Concrete: Clean surface of oil, grease,
                                                           that sprays on with a slight blue tint and dries         dust, dirt or foreign matter. Remove dusty surface
 SPECIAL FEATURES                                                                                                   with light duty concrete cleaner or a solution of
                                                           totally clear on any horizontal concrete surface.
• Cures, seals, hardens and dustproofs freshly             Its non-clouding formula makes it especially             1 part Muriatic (Hydrochloric) Acid diluted with
  poured concrete                                          suitable for use on decorative, architectural, sand      20 parts water. Then rinse completely with water
• Helps it harden and makes the surface non-dusting        blasted or exposed aggregate concrete, both              and allow to dry. Completely remove all dust and
• Cures and seals decorative and colored concrete          colored and uncolored. W-1000 has excellent              latent material.
• Seals and dustproofs hardened concrete, masonry,         sealing characteristics that can also be used
  stone, mortar, brick and stucco                          to seal masonry, concrete roof tile, natural and         APPLICATION
• Protects against water damage, food and oil stains       manufactured stone, mortar, brick or stucco.             • Protect surrounding structures from overspray.
• Preserves natural look – Not “wet look”                                                                           • Stir or shake container before opening.
• Water-base formula, easy clean-up                        W-1000 helps control cracking and the development          Use straight from container – do not dilute.
• Spray or roller applied - No buffing needed              of efflorescence. When dry, W-1000 leaves a clear,       • Apply when ambient and surface temperature
• Low gloss, non yellowing, non-clouding and               nearly invisible, semi-gloss finish that is long-          is above 45ºF (7ºC) and expected to remain
  wear resistant                                           lasting, durable and protects against dusting, water       above 45ºF (7ºC) for at least 12 hours.
• Formulated for exterior or interior use                  damage and many types of stains.                         • Apply to surfaces that are dry or damp but
• Non-flammable & environmentally safe                     W-1000 is also used to pre-treat masonry and other         not wet.
  (Maximum V.O.C. <100 g/l)                                surfaces to provide a sealed surface for less paint      • Apply with new or clean airless or pump sprayer
• Conforms to ASTM C309 Standards                          soak-through.                                              that is free from any resin, oil or solvent residue.
• Helps control formation of efflorescence                                                                          • Apply sparingly with sprayer on lightest mist
• Pre-treats surfaces for less paint soak-through          USES                                                       setting for maximum atomization of spray.
                                                           New concrete: Applied as a curing compound to              Garden or construction pump canister sprayers
                                                           prevent rapid evaporation and promote proper               do NOT atomize spray adequately.
                                                           concrete hydration for strength and hardness.              Use sprayers designed for application of
                                    W-1000 seals and                                                                  wood finishes or form release agents with
                                dustproofs the surface     Uses: interior and exterior decorative concrete            the smallest available flat-fan spray tip
                                against water damage                                                                  (0.10 to 0.30 GPM). A powered airless sprayer
                                                           paving such as floors, driveways, patios, walkways,
                                      and most stains                                                                 produces the best spray pattern.
                                                           sidewalks and cart paths.
                                                                                                                    • Apply a uniform, thin coat.
                                                           Hardened surfaces: W-1000 Clear Cure and Seal™           • Apply lightly over sloped surfaces or impressions
                                                           is applied in light coats over existing concrete,          to prevent runs, puddles and streaks. Apply
                                W-1000 holds moisture
                                                           masonry, paver or brick surfaces to seal and protect       extra-light on vertical surfaces.
                                 in for proper hydration                                                            • Do not allow sprayer to spit or spray droplets.
                                        and hardening in
                                                           against moisture damage and most stains.
                                                                                                                      Unclog nozzle and repressurize before continuing.
                                          fresh concrete                                                            • If clogging continues, empty sprayer back into
                                                           LIMITATION
                                                                                                                      product container. Clean sprayer and spray tip
                                                           W-1000 Clear Cure and Seal™ is not suitable for            with hot water. Pour sealer through fine strainer
                                                           concrete subject to chemical or acid exposure,             or cheesecloth when refilling sprayer.
                                                           heavy wear, steel wheel or fork lift traffic,            • A short knap paint roller can be used, but care
PRODUCT DESCRIPTION                                        warehouse floors, subgrade water, hydrostatic              must be taken to avoid over-application. Roll
W-1000 is a water-based, membrane forming acrylic          pressure or continuous water submersion. Do not            thoroughly to avoid applying too thick.
co-polymer sealer, which is spray or roller-applied        use on surfaces which will later receive concrete          (A foam roller works better than cloth or
onto freshly placed decorative and colored concrete        overlays, toppings, coatings, joint sealants or on         fiber rollers).
in exterior or interior applications as a curing           areas of poor drainage or as a membrane barrier          • Appears milky-white immediately after
compound and sealer. W-1000 Clear Cure and Seal™           against hydrostatic water pressure. W-1000 cannot          application and dries clear.
helps hold moisture in the concrete while it cures,        hide or fix dark or blotchy areas in concrete flatwork
reducing cracks and increasing final hardness.             caused by over-troweling or entrapped moisture.



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APPLICATION TIPS                                          CLEAN-UP                                                  LIMITED WARRANTY
• Test apply to small area. Let dry and approve           Use warm water and soap promptly after                    Davis Colors warrants the original purchaser of this
  finish before starting project.                         application, before sealer is allowed to dry. Rinse       product against defects in materials for a period of 12
• Do not try to soak concrete with this product.          equipment of any cleaning agent or soap residue           months from date of purchase. Since you are in control
  Over-application will result in a thick coat that       before next use.                                          of the application, process and conditions of use of this
  can appear too glossy and could remain “tacky”                                                                    product, you have an obligation to test it to determine its
  up to 4 weeks or when heated by sunlight. Thick         INGREDIENTS                                               suitability for your project. Despite this, if liability should
  coats show tire tracks and “print” damage more                                                                    be established for any damage, purchaser’s sole remedy
                                                          Proprietary emulsion of modified acrylic
  than thin coats.                                                                                                  shall be refund of product purchase price from point of
                                                          co-polymer, water, long alcohol, surfactant.
• Puddles or drips should be wiped up before                                                                        purchase or replacement for the amount of sealer found
  they dry.                                                                                                         defective at our option. Notice of any claim of defect must
• Do not apply if rain, dew or water exposure is
                                                          PACKAGING                                                 be given in writing. THIS IS THE ENTIRE WARRANTY AND
  expected within 24 hours after application. Turn        2.5 gallon plastic jug (2 per carton). Shipping           NO OTHER WARRANTY, WHETHER WRITTEN OR ORAL IS
  off automatic sprinklers. Early moisture contact        weight is 48 pounds per carton. Full pallet shipment      EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED. DAVIS COLORS SPECIFICALLY
  can cause permanent whitening or discoloration.         is 45 cartons (225 gallons). Also available in 55         DISCLAIMS THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTAbILITY
• Do not apply in dusty conditions. Dust and dirt         gallon drums.                                             AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. THE
  will adhere to sealer when wet and become                                                                         REMEDIES PROVIDED HEREIN ARE bUYER’S SOLE AND
  locked into it as it dries.                             TECHNICAL DATA                                            EXCLUSIVE REMEDIES. IN NO EVENT SHALL DAVIS
• W-1000 Clear Cure and Seal™ will not adhere                                                                       COLORS bE LIAbLE FOR DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL,
                                                          Surpasses ASTM C309 requirements
  properly to waxy, painted or otherwise sealed                                                                     INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING
                                                          Surpasses California AQMD rule 1113 requirements
  surfaces. Other curing agents or waxes must                                                                       LOSS OF PROFIT OR LAbOR COSTS) WHETHER bASED
                                                          V.O.C. Content: 60 g/l.
  be stripped completely before attempting to                                                                       ON CONTRACT, TORT OR ANY OTHER LEGAL DOCTRINE.
                                                          Solids Content: 17%
  apply W-1000.
                                                          Viscosity (Centipoise): 3 @ 68ºF (20ºC)
• Do not overlay with plastic sheet or construction
                                                          Freezing Point: 32º (0ºC)
                                                                                                                    AVAILABLE AT
  paper until sealer is fully cured and concrete is
                                                          Flash Point: Non-Flammable
  dry (7-10 days on new concrete. 1-2 days on
                                                          Weight/Gallon: 8.4 lbs.
  old concrete).
                                                          % Volatile: 83%
• Close container after each use.
                                                          Shelf Life: 1 year
DILUTING/THINNING                                         APPEARANCE
W-1000 should not be diluted or thinned with
                                                          Milky colored when liquid. Slight blue-tint when first
water. When thinned, W-1000 Clear Cure and
                                                          applied, then dries to semi-gloss and transparent
Seal™ may form an incomplete seal and will not
                                                          finish. Will not yellow or cloud.
create an adequate curing membrane on fresh
colored concrete. Thinning voids specifications and
warranty.
                                                          MAINTENANCE
                                                          Clean sealed surfaces with soap and water.
DRY TIME                                                  Abrasive cleaners, harsh chemicals, acids and
                                                          some floor strippers can damage the sealer finish.
W-1000 will form a “skin” in 30 minutes and
                                                          So can abrasion from tires, pedestrian traffic or
harden in approximately 4 hours. Allow 24 hours to
                                                          scuffs and scratches. Sealer finish lasts 1 to 2
dry completely. Weather and concrete conditions
                                                          years depending upon surface it is applied to, sun
can slow down or speed-up dry time up to 8 hours.
                                                          exposure and wear. Reapply to damaged or worn
Drying takes longest time when applied as a curing
                                                          areas. Use a trigger-spray bottle or paintbrush for
compound on fresh concrete. If a second coat is
                                                          touch-ups.
desired, allow the first coat to dry before application
of second coat. Make certain the sealer is hard
before resuming floor traffic. Allow 7 days dry-time
                                                          STORAGE
before opening driveway to automobiles.                   Store away from heat sources. Do not allow to
                                                          freeze as this will damage sealer. Close container
COVERAGE RATES                                            after each use.

Use (Unthinned)             Square Feet/Gallon            DISPOSAL
As Curing Compound:                                       Store excess sealer for touch ups. Do not pour
                                                          down household or storm drain. Take unwanted
   First Coat               200-300                       sealer to household hazmat round-up, authorized
                                                          disposal site or donate to civic or graffiti clean-up
   Second Coat              350-450
                                                          services.
As Sealer:
                                                          WARNING                                                   HEADQUARTERS
   First Coat               300-400
                                                          DO NOT TAKE INTERNALLY. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF
   Second Coat              400-500                       CHILDREN. WHEN WET, SEALED SURFACES WILL                 EAST                                  WEST
                                                          bE MORE SLIPPERY THAN UNSEALED SURFACES.                 7101 Muirkirk                         3700 Olympic blvd.
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                                                          DECKS, KITCHEN FLOORS OR SMOOTH, WET                     Toll-Free: 800-638-4444               Toll-Free: 800-356-4848
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