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Sealer Properties Checklist



  UreMax WB Poly-Astic® DecoPoxy Stealth-Seal WB Gem Cure & Seal Satin Cure & Seal Gem-Seal Poly-Seal® Safety-Seal Satin-Seal Gem-Guard SB
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

700, 400 or 100 VOC

Brickform Gem-Seal is a premium quality, solvent-based acrylic sealer designed to protect architectural concrete surfaces. A light coating of Brickform Gem-Seal helps to protect the concrete surface and provide resistance to oil, grease, and food stains. Gem-Seal is ideal for use on stained, colored, stamped, exposed aggregate and Brickform resurfacing products.

Gem-Seal Specifications

  • 250 to 350 ft2 per gal.
  • Wet look
  • Medium to high gloss
  • Non-yellowing
  • Dries clear
  • Resists Stains

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Poly-Seal®

650, 400 or 100 VOC

Brickform Poly-Seal is a solvent-based acrylic sealer designed to protect concrete and masonry surfaces. Poly-Seal is specifically formulated for use on colored, stained, stamped and exposed aggregate concrete but can also be used on all exterior concrete surfaces.

Poly-Seal Specifications

  • 250 to 350 ft2 per gal.
  • Wet look
  • Medium to high gloss
  • Non-yellowing
  • Dries clear
  • Resists Stains

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Brickform Satin-Seal®

100 VOC

Brickform Satin-Seal is a non-flammable product, designed to protect concrete with a satin finish. This water-based acrylic VOC-compliant sealer reduces the effect of efflorescence on porous surfaces, while forming a non-yellowing, scuff-resistant finish that resists moisture penetration.

Satin-Seal Specifications

  • 250 to 300 ft2 per gal.
  • Low odor
  • Natural look
  • Non-yellowing satin finish
  • Interior/exterior use
  • Scuff-resistant

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Safety-Seal with Traction Grip

400 VOC or 100 VOC

Brickform Safety-Seal is designed to be slip-resistant and is ideal around pool decks and areas where water or moisture can accumulate. Safety-Seal is a solvent-based sealer that protects concrete surfaces from stains and mildew. Brickform Safety-Seal dries to a beautiful matte finish that is UV-resistant.

Safety-Seal Specifications

  • 200 to 300 ft2 per gal.
  • Wet Look
  • Non-Yellowing
  • Dries to a low sheen
  • Resists Stains

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Stealth-Seal WB

Brickform Stealth-Seal WB is a water-based Silane/Siloxane sealer that effectively protects and preserves the natural appearance of any surface. It works by creating an invisible barrier at the surface level through a chemical reaction between the sealer and the cement paste. Stealth Seal WB protects against freeze-thaw cycles, oil, water and salt intrusion to porous construction materials such as concrete, bricks, stone, masonry blocks, and mortar.

Stealth-Seal WB Specifications

  • Approx. 1000 ft2 per pail
  • Less Than 100 VOC
  • Breathable
  • Non-film forming
  • Invisible finish - Does not alter appearance of the surface

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Gem-Guard SB

600, 400 and 100 VOC

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

Gem Guard Specifications

  • Approx. 1000 ft2 per pail
  • Great on saltwater pools
  • Low gloss/color enhancing
  • Breathable

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Gem Cure & Seal

650,350 and 100 VOC

Gem Cure & Seal is a solvent-based acrylic curing and sealing compound for freshly placed concrete or existing concrete surfaces. Gem Cure & Seal minimizes moisture loss in newly placed concrete to provide maximum strength, hardness, and protection. Reducing water evaporation will result in a stronger, denser, more durable concrete with higher compressive strength and better crack and freeze-thaw resistance.

Gem Cure & Seal Specifications

  • 250 to 300 ft2 per gal.
  • Color enhancing/wet look
  • Med to high gloss
  • Dries clear
  • Non-yellowing
  • Breathable

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Satin Cure & Seal

100 VOC

Satin Cure & Seal is a water-based acrylic curing and sealing compound for freshly placed concrete or existing concrete surfaces. Satin Cure & Seal minimizes moisture loss in newly placed concrete to provide maximum strength, hardness, and protection. Reducing water evaporation will result in a stronger, denser, more durable concrete with higher compressive strength and better crack and freeze-thaw resistance.

Satin Cure & Seal Specifications

  • 250 to 300 ft2 per gal.
  • Satin finish
  • Dries clear
  • Non-yellowing
  • Breathable

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UreMax WB

Water-based Polyurethane Coating

Brickform UreMax WB is a two-part, matte finish, polyurethane that forms a high-solids coating. UreMax WB preserves and protects any above-grade concrete, masonry or stone surface. It is the most durable, chemical-resistant coating of the Brickform sealers, without the odor typically found in solvent-based sealers.

UreMax Specifications

  • 400 to 600 ft2 per kit
  • Matte Finish
  • Low VOC/low odor
  • Natural Look
  • Anti-graffiti barrier
  • Chemical resistant

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DecoPoxy

Water-Based Epoxy Coating

Brickform DecoPoxy is specifically formulated to protect interior commercial or residential cementitious floors. It provides high gloss, wear and chemical resistance, and an easy-to-maintain finish, while bringing up the full depth color of architectural concrete.

DecoPoxy Specifications

  • 400 to 500 ft2 per kit
  • Low odor/low VOC
  • High gloss clear finish
  • Enhances color
  • Chemical resistant
  • Interior use only

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Poly-Astic®

Solvent-based Poly-Aspartic Sealer

Brickform Poly-Astic is a two-part high-build sealer designed for concrete or masonry surfaces. It provides full color enhancement and a long lasting protective, high gloss finish that’s ideal for decorative concrete surfaces. Poly-Astic protects against abrasion, oils, gasoline, acids, deicing salts, and common household chemicals.

Poly-Astic Specifications

  • 200 to 400 ft2 per gal.
  • Zero VOC
  • High gloss clear finish
  • Non-yellowing
  • Enhances color
  • Chemical resistant

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Tinta' Seal

Color tint pack additive for solvent-based sealers

Tinta’ Seal can enhance and correct the color of existing cementitious surfaces such as integral color concrete, stamped concrete, overlays or plain concrete. It is packaged in a 16-oz can that is mixed onsite with a 5-gallon pail of either Gem-Seal, Poly-Seal or Gem Cure & Seal. Tinta’ Seal colors can be found on the Brickform Standard Color Selection Guide available below.

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

Skid Additive

Traction Grip is an anti-slip micronized powder that adds texture to decorative sealers (Brickform Gem-Seal, Poly-Seal, and Satin-Seal). The lightweight, spherical shape and clarity gives Traction Grip its specific properties. Applications include inclined driveways, garages, steps, patios and pool decks.

Traction Grip Specifications

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

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Matte-Magic®

Gloss Reducing Additive

Brickform Matte-Magic is a powdered flattening agent additive for Brickform solvent based sealers. The original topcoat gloss is reduced based on the amount of additive used. Matte-Magic comes in 16-oz units, with cases of 8 units. Each unit is added to a 5-gallon sealer for gloss reduction.

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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