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Smart Schools Protect Their Infrastructure Investments with V-SEAL® Concrete Sealers

Smart Schools Protect Their Infrastructure Investments with V-SEAL® Concrete Sealers

American educational institutions spend millions of dollars annually on valuable infrastructure such as sidewalks, parking lots, statues, fountains, and buildings.  Often years of research and planning are involved to construct these multi-million-dollar investments.  The most astute institutions also research the best ways to protect their infrastructure, which is why they contact V-SEAL® Concrete Sealers for knowledgeable technical support and superior concrete sealer products.

Cornell University Parking

When the engineers at Cornell University wanted to replace parking surfaces late in the season, their traditional method - water curing, waiting 28 days, and sealing with long-term penetrating sealer - was not going to work due to timing.  They chose V-SEAL® 102 Winter-Guard®, the world’s only true SEAL + CURE®.  V-SEAL® 102 Winter-Guard® is a powerful long-term sealer tested to resist more than 1000 freeze/thaw cycles (10 years in midwestern climates) that passes ASTM C309, allowing it to be applied as soon as new concrete can withstand the weight of a worker without marring.  The photos below illustrate nearly perfect surfaces one year later.

 

Elon University Grand Fountain Restoration

A major project at Elon University was the restoration of the high profile Grand Fountain, so they contacted V-SEAL®.  After consultation to understand their needs, V-SEAL® provided the Industra-Coat Epoxy and Urethane System, which consists of epoxy primer for superior adhesion and water repellence, and urethane topcoat for abrasion and UV resistance.  Industra-Coat Epoxy and Urethane Systems are widely utilized as an attractive long-lasting coating system for fountains, ponds, swimming pools, and commercial and industrial floors.

University of Houston Concrete Floors

The University of Houston wanted to upgrade the appearance of the densified concrete floors in their new $47 Million dormitory.  Originally, the floors appeared blotchy and dull.  The architect for the project contacted V-SEAL® to obtain a custom color, fast drying, commercial grade floor sealer system that could be applied by non-specialized applicators to conceal the discolored areas and provide the intended appearance of polished concrete with excellent abrasion resistance and chemical resistance.  V-SEAL® provided a high-performance copolymer in a custom blended colored primer coat and a clear topcoat.

Bowling Green High School Memorial Statue

When the City of Bowling Green, Ohio wanted to protect a new memorial statue placed at the entrance of the local high school, they contacted V-SEAL for a graffiti repellent, non-slip sealer system.  All surfaces were initially treated with V-SEAL® 101 Multi-Surface, a long-lasting penetrating sealer for concrete, brick, stone, stucco, and other masonry.  To fortify graffiti repellence, all surfaces were coated with NanoCoat and horizontal surfaces were coated with NanoCoat with anti-skid grit.

Other educational institutions that have relied upon V-SEAL® for important projects include Harvard, Penn, Duke, Maryland, Cal Poly, Stanford, UC Berkley, Oklahoma, Clemson, Auburn, Illinois, Otterbein, Jefferson, Western Kentucky, Texas Women’s, High Point, Ohio University, and the Ohio State University.

For informative technical support and superior products for institutional concrete investments contact:

V-SEAL® Concrete Sealers, 9042 Cotter St., Lewis Center, Ohio, 43035 614-754-4777, info@vseal.com, www.vseal.com .

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V-SEAL releases BIM on ARCAT.com

ARCAT a major publisher of building product information has developed and posted on their site, data rich AutoDesk® Revit® BIM objects for V-SEAL Concrete Sealers, LLC. Anyone can use these objects at no charge.

In addition to creating accurate graphics, ARCAT and V-SEAL have added appropriate product data to each object, saving architects and engineers a significant amount of time doing data entry and product research. All of V-SEAL’s objects, graphics and content, are uniform and modifiable for ease of use. In addition to product information, ARCAT has embedded links in the objects to V-SEAL’s CSI 3-Part specs.

ARCAT and V-SEAL uphold the belief that high quality graphics are only the tip of the building information modeling iceberg, and it is the limitless amount of information held within the model that is driving the A/E/C community to adopt parametric software platforms such as Revit.

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Should I Seal My Garage Floor?

Should I Seal My Garage Floor?

All the Answers You’re Looking For In Our Do-It-Yourself Guide To Sealing And Coating Your Garage Floor

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V-SEAL is the Top Choice Worldwide for Concrete Sealers & Coatings

V-SEAL is the Top Choice Worldwide for Concrete Sealers & Coatings

When it comes to high-quality products & expert support, V-SEAL has led the way since 1988

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The Most Commonly Asked Sealer Questions

The Most Commonly Asked Sealer Questions

If you’re a homeowner – you’ve heard it before: “you need to seal your concrete!” While this is true, many homeowners are left confused by various product claims and scientific jargon. At V-SEAL, we’re here to help explain things to you in plain language, directly from industry professionals.

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Get your Backyard Ready for Summer with the Best Outdoor Sealer!

Get your Backyard Ready for Summer with the Best Outdoor Sealer!

It’s Time to Beautify Your Patio and Pool Deck for Mid-Summer Parties and Barbeques

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