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Sealer Properties Checklist



  UreMax Poly-Astic® DecoPoxy Stealth-Seal WB Gem Cure & Seal Satin Cure & Seal Gem-Seal Poly-Seal® Safety-Seal Satin-Seal Gem-Guard
High Performance                
Penetrating/Impregnating                  
Cure and seal                  
Solvent-based          
Water-based            
Use with Matte-Magic®           n/a    
Two-part                
VOC in grams/liter <50 0 <100 <100 <100/350/650 <100 <100/400/700 <100/400/600 <100/400 <100 <100/400/600
Solids Content % 51 65 35 n/a 19-25 18-25 19-27 19 19 26 Low
High-sheen   n/a            
Medium-sheen                  
Low-sheen     Flat        
Satin-Sheen     n/a          
Film-forming   Minimal
Non film-forming n/a n/a n/a Penetrating n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a  
Flammable          
Roll-on  
Spray-on ✔ *   Preferred Preferred Preferred Preferred
Interior
Exterior      

* Not a preferred method but possible with proper personal protection

** Brickform Refresh is not intended for use in the South Coast and Bay Area Air Quality Management Districts of California or areas where Dimethyl Carbonate is not an exempt solvent.



Gem-Seal

For a durable, high-gloss, wet-look sealer concrete sealer, choose Gem-Seal. This solvent-based sealer is made from premium, super-tough, non-yellowing acrylics. It protects against dusting, staining, and mildew, retards efflorescence, and resists freeze-thaw. Gem-Seal protects interior and exterior decorative concrete and enhances color. Spray-apply for best results.

Gem-Seal Specifications

  • 1 gal. bottles, 5 gal. pails, and 55 gal. drums
  • 250 to 350 ft2 per gal.
  • 100 VOC; 400 VOC; 700 VOC
  • Solvent-based
  • Wet-Look; High-Gloss
  • Also Available in a Low Sheen 100 VOC Formula

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Poly-Seal®

Poly-Seal is a durable, glossy sealer that uses high quality acrylics to protect concrete against staining, mildew, and dusting. It is non-yellowing, UV-resistant, and freeze-thaw resistant. Suitable for interior and exterior applications. Spray-apply for best results.

Poly-Seal Specifications

  • 1 gal. bottles and 5 gal. pails
  • 250 to 350 ft2 per gal.
  • 100 VOC; 400 VOC; 650 VOC
  • Solvent-based
  • Glossy finish
  • Interior / exterior use
  • Resist oil, grease, and food stains

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Brickform Satin-Seal®

Satin-Seal is a satin finish or “natural look” sealer for concrete. This water-based sealer protects against staining and enhances color. It is non-yellowing and suitable for interior and exterior applications. As a low-VOC, water-based sealer, it is ideal for interior applications where odor is a concern. Well suited for untextured concrete and cementitious overlays.

Satin-Seal Specifications

  • 1 gal. bottles and 5 gal. pails
  • 250 to 300 ft2 per gal.
  • 100 VOC
  • Water-based
  • Interior / exterior use
  • Satin or low-gloss finish
  • Scuff-resistant
  • Low odor

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Safety-Seal

Protect concrete while enhancing appearance and improving safety. Safety-Seal is a solvent-based acrylic sealer that enhances color, resists staining, and comes with anti-slip additives premixed. Ideal for pool decks, patios, and other applications with frequent exposure to foot traffic and water.

Safety-Seal Specifications

  • 5 gal. pails
  • 200 to 300 ft2 per gal.
  • 100 VOC; 400 VOC
  • Solvent-based
  • Interior / exterior use
  • Satin or low-gloss finish
  • Pre-mixed with Traction Grip

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Stealth-Seal WB

Stealth Seal WB is a water-based Silicone Water Repellent made of a special hybrid of Silane and Siloxane. Stealth Seal WB provides water repellency to porous construction materials such as concrete, bricks, stone, masonry blocks, mortar and grout. It is not suitable for very low-porosity substrates such as polished stone. Once sealed, the sealer protects against oil, water, and salt intrusion.

Stealth-Seal WB Specifications

  • 5 gal. pails
  • Appox. 1000 ft2 per pail
  • 100 VOC
  • Water-based
  • Invisible finish - Does not alter appearance of the surface

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Gem-Guard SB

Gem-Guard SB is a penetrating solvent-based Silane/Siloxane sealer designed for decorative concrete and concrete pavers. Application of Gem-Guard SB will enhance the color and give a wet look without adding the gloss and plastic look associated with traditional film forming sealers. Once treated, the sealer protects against water and salt intrusion.

Gem Guard Specifications

  • 5 gal. pails
  • Appox. 1000 ft2 per pail
  • 100, 400, and 600 VOC Available
  • Stain and Oil Resistant

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Gem Cure & Seal

Gem Cure & Seal protects freshly placed concrete against staining while reducing moisture evaporation loss during the curing process. This leads more durable concrete that better resists cracking and freeze-thaw. All Gem Cure & Seal is non-yellowing, solvent-based, and color enhancing. Gem Cure & Seal comes in both ASTM C-309 and ASTM C-1315 compliant varieties.

Gem Cure & Seal Specifications

  • 1 gal. bottles and 5 gal. pails
  • 250 to 300 ft2 per gal.
  • 100 VOC; 350 VOC (Gem Cure & Seal 309)
  • 350 VOC; 650 VOC (Gem Cure & Seal 1315)
  • Solvent-based

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Satin Cure & Seal

Satin Cure & Seal protects freshly placed concrete against staining while reducing moisture evaporation loss during the curing process. This leads more durable concrete that better resists cracking and freeze-thaw. All Satin Cure & Seal is non-yellowing, water-based, and color enhancing. Satin Cure & Seal comes in both ASTM C-309 and ASTM C-1315 compliant varieties.

Satin Cure & Seal Specifications

  • 1 gal. bottles and 5 gal. pails
  • 250 to 300 ft2 per gal.
  • ASTM C-309 and C-1315 compliant
  • Low VOC, Odor free
  • Water-based

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UreMax

UreMax is a two-part, matte finish polyurethane coating. As a water-based product, UreMax is low odor and well-suited to interior applications. UreMax is FDA 6-101.11 compliant for Food Service applications when applied over non-textured surfaces. UreMax withstands heavy foot traffic, tire marking, graffiti, mold and mildew, and staining.

UreMax Specifications

  • 1 gal. and 4 gal. kits
  • 400 to 600 ft2 per gal; smooth surfaces
  • 350 to 500 ft2 per gal; rough or broom finish
  • Water-based
  • FDA 6-101.11 compliant

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DecoPoxy

DecoPoxy is a water-based, low VOC epoxy coating formulated to protect interior concrete floors while enhancing color. DecoPoxy is a two-component product that can be applied with an airless sprayer, painters’ pad, or 1/4” to 3/8” nap roller. Apply with an airless sprayer for higher gloss and smoother finish.

DecoPoxy Specifications

  • 1.5 gal. kit
  • 400 to 500 ft2 per kit
  • Water-based epoxy
  • Helps prevent delamination
  • Non-flammable
  • Low-odor and toxicity
  • Superior chemical resistance
  • Easy to recoat
  • FDA 6-101.11 compliant

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Poly-Astic®

Poly-Astic is a two-part, high-build, very high solids coating that does not yellow or deteriorate under UV exposure. It penetrates and adheres to concrete, protecting against oils, gasoline, acids, deicing salts, abrasion, and common household chemicals. Poly-Astic is low-odor and zero-VOC. Poly-Astic is FDA 6-101.11 compliant.

Poly-Astic Specifications

  • 2 gal. kit
  • 200 to 400 ft2 per gal.
  • Clear finish polyurea coating
  • Non-yellowing
  • Interior use only
  • Enhances color
  • Zero-VOC, odor-free
  • FDA 6-101.11 compliant

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Tinta' Seal

Enhance and correct color with Tinta’ Seal. Tinta' Seal mixes with Brickform solvent-based sealers to add semi-transparent color to integrally colored, stamped, and overlaid concrete surfaces. Each 16 ounce tin pack conveniently mixes in a 5 gallon pail of solvent-based sealer.

Tinta' Seal Specifications

  • 16 oz. cans
  • 42 standard colors
  • Color matching available
  • Compatible with Gem-Seal, Poly-Seal, and Gem Cure & Seal.

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Traction Grip

Traction Grip is a powdered additive that improves traction and slip-resistance when used in Brickform solvent-based sealers such as Gem-Seal or Poly-Seal. Traction Grip particles do not have sharp edges and it does not affect color or gloss. Excellent for patios, doorways, and pool decks.

Traction Grip Specifications

  • 16 oz bottles
  • ≤ 16 oz per 5 gal. of sealer
  • Compatible with Gem-Seal and Poly-Seal
  • Does not affect color, gloss, or viscosity
  • No sharp edges
  • Disperses easily

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Matte Magic®

Matte Magic is a powdered additive that reduces gloss in Brickform solvent-based sealers, including Gem-Seal and Poly-Seal. Matte Magic can easily be added on the jobsite. Add smaller amounts for less matting effect.

Matte Magic Specifications

  • 16 oz bottles
  • ≤ 16 oz per 5 gal. of sealer
  • Compatible with Gem-Seal and Poly-Seal
  • Does not affect color or viscosity
  • Effectively reduces gloss
  • Easy to measure and mix

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