Primers for Self Leveling Underlayment Systems | Moisture Mitigation Systems

Moisture Mitigation Systems to reduce high moisture vapor emission rates in concrete slabs before the application of finished flooring and coating systems. Primers for self-leveling underlayment systems for installation over concrete, wood and gypsum substrates. Self-Leveling underlayment primer for carpet glues and floor covering adhesives. Moisture mitigation epoxy and self-leveling underlayment primers in North Carolina and South Carolina.

Schonox EPA Rapid Epoxy Moisture Mitigation System

Schonox EPA Rapid Epoxy Moisture Mitigation System

Rapid Curing, Two-Part, Epoxy Based Moisture Mitigation System suitable on porous, unheated concrete slabs to reduce moisture vapor emission rates from 100% RH or 25 lbs./1000 sq.ft./24 hrs to suitable levels before applying Schönox underlayments. Only one coat required to penetrate and to fully seal the substrate. Residual moisture issues in your concrete subfloor as high as 100% RH can be handled with just one coat. No VOC. Low viscosity. High penetration. Choose Schönox EPA Rapid for even tighter project time constraints.

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Schonox MR 18 Polyurethane Moisture Mitigation System

Schonox MR 18 Polyurethane Moisture Mitigation System

Rapid Drying, Ready-Mixed Moisture Mitigation System suitable on unheated cement-based substrates with residual moisture up to 96% RH or 18 lbs./1000 sq.ft./24 hrs. in interior areas before applying Schönox underlayments. SCHÖNOX MR 18 can be used as a one-coat system to solidify substrates such as wood, gypsum, or adhesive residues building up a closed film.

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Schonox VD Universal Primer for Self Leveling Material Systems

Schonox VD Universal Primer for Self Leveling Material Systems

Universal Acrylic Primer for use prior to applying SCHÖNOX underlayments on porous substrates in interior and exterior areas. Suitable for pre-treating on walls and floors following the recommended dilution rates.

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Schonox SHP Primer for Self Leveling Underlayment Systems

Schonox SHP Primer for Self Leveling Underlayment Systems

Special acrylic primer for use on wood substrates and sound, smooth, non-porous substrates in interior areas. Especially prior to the use of Schönox underlayments on ceramic tiles, old vinyl, linoleum, and rubber coverings.

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Schonox KH Fix Acrylic Primer for use over gypsum and other special substrates

Schonox KH Fix Acrylic Primer for use over gypsum and other special substrates

Ready Mixed, Solvent-Free Acrylic Primer especially suitable as a primer for calcium sulfate-based substrates (gypsum) as well as to bind residual dust and improve adhesion prior to installing luxury vinyl tiles (LVT) on suitable substrates using the Schönox ROLL and GO™ adhesive.

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Schonox SDG Plus Acrylic Concrete Floor Moisture Mitigation System

Schonox SDG Plus Acrylic Concrete Floor Moisture Mitigation System

Rapid Drying, Ready-mixed Acrylic Moisture Mitigation System suitable on cement-based substrates with residual moisture up to 96% RH or 18 lbs./1000 sq. ft./24 hrs. in interior areas before applying Schönox underlayments. One coat back roll.

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Schönox EPA Epoxy Moisture Mitigation System

Schönox EPA Epoxy Moisture Mitigation System

Two-Part, Epoxy Based Moisture Mitigation System suitable on porous, unheated concrete slabs to reduce moisture vapor emission rates from 100% RH or 25 lbs./1000 sq.ft./24 hrs to suitable levels before applying Schönox underlayments. Only one coat required to penetrate and to fully seal the substrate.

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Schönox SDG Fast Drying Acrylic Primer for Self Leveling Systems

Schönox SDG Fast Drying Acrylic Primer for Self Leveling Systems

Rapid Drying, Ready-Mixed Acrylic Moisture Mitigation System suitable on unheated cement-based substrates with residual moisture up to 93% RH or 12 lbs./1000 sq.ft./24 hrs. in interior areas before applying Schönox underlayments.

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Additional information about floor primers for self-leveling underlayment systems and moisture mitigating primers to reduce the moisture vapor emission rate MVER of concrete. All systems are available throughout North Carolina and South Carolina.

 

Schonox EPA Rapid 100% Solids Epoxy Moisture Mitigation System

Technical Data

Coverage Rate: Approx. 300 sq.ft. per unit; the finished application must cover the substrate completely without any voids or pinholes to ensure moisture vapor suppression!

LEED:

EQc2 Low-Emitting Materials – 1 to 3 points

Shelf Life: 24 months unopened

Working Time: Approx. 10min. at 65°F

Color: Transparent Amber

Packaging: 2-Component system 7.14 kg / 1.68 gallons component A (resin) in metal canister, 2.86 kg / 0.77 gallons component B (hardener) in metal canister

Product characteristics

  • solvent-free, 100% solids epoxy
  • complies to SCAQMD 1113
  • low viscosity
  • water proof
  • high penetrating
  • problem solver on damp concrete (after the concrete is visually dry and porous)
  • resistant to chemical loadings
  • for interior and exterior use

Applications

To suppress moisture on unheated, moisture resistant, porous concrete with residual moisture up to 100% RH or 25 lbs./1000 sq.ft./24 hrs. before applying SCHÖNOX underlayments prior to installing flexible coverings as well as wood floor

Technical data

Two-Part Epoxy

Color: transparent-amber

Density: 1.1 kg/l (mixed material)

Storage temperature: not below 41°F

Working time: approx. 10 min. at 65°F

Working temperature: not below 50 °F

floor temperature (recommended: > 65°F, relative humidity <=75%)

Maximum Coverage Rate: approx. 300 sq.ft. per unit; the finished application must cover the substrate

completely without any voids or pinholes to ensure moisture vapor suppression!

Ready for leveling (after back roll): after approx. 2 – 3 hours at 65°F floor temperature

Permeance (ASTM E96): ≤ 0.1 perm

Schonox MR 18 Fast Dry Polyurethane Concrete Moisture Mitigation System

Technical Data

Basis: polyurethane resin

Coverage: 1000 sq.ft. per unit based on a one coat system, 500 sq.ft. per unit based on a two coat system

Density: 1.18 kg/l

Emicode EC 1PLUS R: very low emission, regulated

LEED

IEQ 4.2 Low-Emitting Materials – Paints and Coatings, 1 point

Ready for Use

  • ready to apply 2nd coat: approx. 60 minutes
  • ready for foot traffic (after applying final coat): approx. 60 minutes
  • ready for leveling (after applying final coat): overnight

Shelf Life: 1 year unopened

Storage Temperature: Not below 41°F

VOC Content: 0g/l (calculated), SCAQMD 1113

Working Temperature: Not below 59°F

Color: Blue

Packsize: 2.5 gallons in the plastic container

Product characteristics

  • EMICODE: EC 1PLUS R – very low emission, regulated
  • rapid drying
  • solvent-free
  • for interior use only
  • water resistant
  • excellent penetration
  • high coverage
  • short waiting time
  • ready mixed
  • easy to apply
  • solidifies weak substrates
  • excellent bond to adhesive residues

Applications

  • on unheated, moisture-resistant cement based substrates with residual moisture
  • before applying SCHÖNOX underlayments
  • prior to install flexible coverings as well as wood floor.

Up to 93% RH or 12 lbs./1000 sq.ft./24 hrs. SCHÖNOX MR 18 is applied as a 1 coat system. Above 93% RH or 12 lbs./1000 sq.ft./24 hrs. up to 96% RH or 18 lbs./1000 sq.ft./24 hrs. SCHÖNOX MR 18 is applied as a 2 coat system.

SCHÖNOX MR 18 can be used as a one-coat system to solidify substrates such as wood, gypsum or adhesive residues building up a closed film.

Technical data

basis: polyurethane resin

color: blue

density: 1.18 kg/l

storage temperature: not below 41 °F

working temperature: not below 59 °F

coverage per unit: 1000 sq.ft. (based on one coat system), 500 sq.ft. (based on two coat system)

ready to apply 2nd coat: approx. 1 hour (or dry to the touch)

ready for leveling (after applying final coat): approx. 1 hour (or dry to the touch)

Permeance (ASTM E96): ≤ 0.4 perm (2 coats)

Schönox VD Acrylic Primer for Self Level Underlayment

Technical Data

Coverage

  • Undiluted approx. 1300 sq.ft. per unit
  • Diluted 1:1 approx. 1500 sq.ft. per unit
  • Diluted 1:3 approx. 2000 sq.ft. per unit depending on the absorbency of the substrate, tools and mixing ratio

Emicode EC 1 Plus: very low emission

LEED

IEQ 4.2 Low-Emitting Materials Paints and Coatings – 1 point

Shelf Life: 1 year unopened

VOC Content: 0g/l (calculated), SCAQMD 1113

Working Temperature: Not below 41°F floor temperature

Packaging: 60 / pallet

Packsize: 2.6 gallons in a plastic container

Product characteristics

  • EMICODE EC 1PLUS: very low emission
  • Benefits to Environment and Health
  • dilutes with water
  • for interior and exterior use
  • on walls and floors
  • solvent-free
  • excellent penetration
  • high coverage
  • suitable on floor heating systems
  • short waiting time
  • can be applied to almost all substrates
  • can be sprayed
  • easy to apply
  • low odor
  • improves bond
  • binds residual dust

Applications

SCHÖNOX VD is suitable

  • to reduce absorbency of porous concrete, cement based substrates
  • to improve adhesion prior to leveling on porous leveling compounds and other porous, smooth, sound, stable and moisture-resistant substrates
  • to protect against moisture from the leveling compound on porous wood, OSB boards, particle boards, plywood and gypsum substrates

Technical data

basis: acrylic dispersion

color: light blue

density: 1.0 kg/l

storage temperature: not below 41 °F

working and substrate temperature: not below 41 °F

coverage per unit (depending on porosity of substrate): diluted 1:1 approx. 1,500 sq.ft., diluted 1:3 approx. 2,000 sq.ft.

waiting time: approx. 10 minutes on concrete, cement-based substrates; approx. 10 min. prior to use SCHÖNOX AP or APF on gypsum-based substrates; approx. 2 hours on wood, OSB and particleboard; approx. 16 hours prior to use cement-based underlayments or thin-sets on gypsum substrates

Schönox SHP Acrylic Self Level Underlayment Primer

Technical Data

Coverage: Approx. 350-500 sq.ft. per 1 gallon unit, Approx. 830-1200 sq.ft. per 2.44 gallon unit

Drying Time: Approx. 1-2 hours prior to installing Schönox underlayments

Emicode EC 1 Plus: very low emission

LEED

IEQ 4.2 Low-Emitting Materials Paints and Coatings – 1 point

Shelf Life: 12 months

VOC Content: 0g/l (calculated), SCAQMD 1113

Working Temperature: Not below 41°F floor temperature

Color: blue

Packaging: 1.0 gallon in the plastic container, and 2.44 gallon in the plastic container

Product characteristics

  • EMICODE EC 1PLUS: very low emission
  • solvent-free
  • for interior and exterior use
  • ready for use
  • on walls and floors
  • improves bond
  • short waiting time
  • high coverage
  • suitable on floor heating systems
  • low odor
  • conforms wiith MED 96/98/EC

Applications

SCHÖNOX SHP is suitable as a primer on non-porous substrates such as:

  • smooth and sound substrates e.g. terrazzo, ceramic tiles, natural stone coverings
  • epoxy based sealers and coatings
  • old, smooth and sound concrete surfaces
  • metal substrates e.g. channelled plate
  • well fitted, vacuumed and sanded vinyl, linoleum and rubber coverings in domestic areas
  • thermoplastic & semi-flexible tiles
  • well fitted quartz-vinyl coverings
  • old, water resistant adhesive residues in domestic and commercial areas
  • OSB board, plywood

Technical data

basis: acrylic dispersion with additives

color: blue

density: 1.3 kg/l

coverage: approx. 350 – 500 sq.ft. per unit of 1 gallon, approx. 830 – 1200 sq.ft. per unit of 2.44 gallon

drying time: approx. 1 – 2 hours prior to installing underlayments

storage temperature: not below 41 °F

temperature resistance: up to 122 °F

application temperature: not below 41 °F

Schönox KH Fix Acrylic Primer for Self Leveling Underlayment applied over gypsum

Technical Data

Coverage

  • Approx 300 – 500 sq. ft. per unit of 1.3 gallons on strong absorbent and gypsum substrates
  • Approx 1,300 – 1,400 sq. ft. per unit of 1.3 gallons when used as a primer with Schönox Roll and Go™ adhesive (using the Schönox KH Fix Roller)
  • Approx 540 sq ft per 2 units of .25 gallons when used as a primer as part of the Schönox Roll and Go™ Set (units are included in the set)

Drying Time

  • Approx 10 minutes on cement based substrates
  • Approx 30 – 60 minutes on water resistant, calcium sulfate substrates and Schönox AP
  • Approx 60 minutes on water resistant, gypsum plaster
  • Approx 10 minutes on gypsum board
  • Approx 60 minutes on old, water resistant adhesive residues
  • Approx 60 minutes on particleboard, OSB board

Emicode EC 1 PLUS: very low emission PLUS

LEED

EQc2 Low-Emitting Materials – 1 to 3 points

Shelf Life: 12 months

VOC Content: 0g/l (calculated), SCAQMD 1113

Working Temperature: Not below 59°F floor temperature

Packaging 90 / pallet

Packsize: 1.3 gallons in the plastic container

ADDITIONAL

Product characteristics

  • EMICODE EC 1PLUS: very low emission PLUS
  • Benefits to Environment and Health
  • solvent-free
  • ready for use
  • easy to apply
  • low odor
  • for interior and exterior use
  • short waiting time
  • rapid drying
  • suitable on walls and floors
  • high coverage
  • suitable on floor heating systems
  • grip promotin
  • binds residual dust
  • fast film building
  • can be applied to almost all substrates
  • conforms with MED 96/98/EC

Applications

SCHÖNOX KH FIX is suitable as a primer: to reduce absorbency of porous substrates, to improve adhesion on suitable substrates, to protect gypsum-based substrates against moisture from following leveling compounds and thin-sets, to bind residual dust and improve adhesion before fitting luxury vinyl tiles in interior areas using the SCHÖNOX ROLL AND GO™ adhesive, in residential and commercial areas.

Substrates

SCHÖNOX KH FIX is suitable on:

  • gypsum based substrates
  • concrete, cement based substrates
  • old water-resistant adhesive residues
  • gypsum board (walls)

Technical data

basis: acrylic dispersion

color: purple

density: 1.0 kg/l

storage temperature: not below 41 °F

working temperature: not below 59 °F

coverage per unit of 1.3 gallons (depending on porosity of substrate): approx. 300 – 500 sq.ft., approx. 1,300 – 1,400 sq.ft. when used as a primer for the SCHÖNOX ROLL AND GO™ adhesive (using the SCHÖNOX KH FIX ROLLER);  approx 540 sq.ft. per 2 units of 0.25 gallons when used as part of the SCHÖNOX ROLL AND GO™ SET

waiting time: approx. 10 minutes on concrete, cement-based substrates; approx. 10 min. prior to use SCHÖNOX AP or APF on gypsum-based substrates; approx. 30 min. on old, water-resistant adhesive residues; approx. 1 hour prior to use cement-based underlayments or thin-sets on SCHÖNOX AP and APF, but 3 hours on any other gypsum substrate; approx. 1 hour on gypsum board (walls)

Schonox SDG Plus Acrylic Moisture Mitigation System

Technical Data

Coverage: Approx. 400 sq.ft. per unit

the finished application must cover the substrate completely without any voids or pinholes to ensure moisture vapor suppression

Ready for foot traffic (after back roll): Approx. 1 – 2 hours

Ready for leveling (after back roll): Approx. 2 hours

LEED

EQc2 – 3 points Low-Emitting Materials

MRc2 – 1 point Environmental Product Declaration

MRc4 – 1 point Material Ingredients

Shelf Life: 1 year unopened

VOC Content: 0g/l (calculated), SCAQMD 1113

Working Temperature: Not below 50°F

Floor temperature (recommended: > 65°F, relative humidity 75 %)

Packaging: 3 gallons in a plastic pail

Storage: Store in cool, frost-free conditions

Product characteristics

  • EMICODE EC 1PLUS: very low emission
  • rapid drying
  • solvent-free
  • for interior use only
  • water resistant
  • excellent penetration
  • high coverage
  • short waiting time
  • ready mixed
  • easy to apply, no additional primer needed before leveling

Applications

  • To suppress moisture on unheated, moisture resistant, porous concrete with residual moisture up to 96% RH or 18 lbs./1000 sq.ft./24 hrs.
  • before applying SCHÖNOX underlayments
  • prior to install flexible coverings as well as wood floor.

Technical data

basis: polymeric dispersion

color: green

density: 1.2 kg/l

storage temperature: not below 41°F

working temperature: not below 50°F

floor temperature (recommended: > 65°F, relative humidity 75 %)

coverage: approx. 400 sq.ft. per unit; the finished application must cover the substrate completely without any voids or pinholes to ensure moisture vapor suppression!

ready for foot traffic (after back roll): approx. 1 – 2 hours

ready for leveling (after back roll): approx. 2 hours

Permeance (ASTM E96): ≤ 0.2 perm (1 coat , back roll)

Schönox EPA Epoxy Moisture Mitigating Primer for Self Leveling Underlayment

Technical Data

Coverage: Approx. 290 sq. ft. / 26.9 sq. m. per unit based on a one coat system

LEED

IEQ 4.2 Low-Emitting Materials- Paints and Coatings – 1 point

Shelf Life: 18 months unopened

Working Time: Approx. 40 min. at 65 °F

Color: Transparent Amber

Packsize: 2-Component system 6.25kg/1.47 gallons component A (resin) in metal canister, 3.75kg/0.96 gallons component B (hardener) in metal canister

Product characteristics

  • solvent-free, 100% solids epoxy
  • complies to SCAQMD 1113
  • low viscosity
  • water proof
  • high penetrating
  • problem solver on damp concrete (after the concrete is visually dry and porous)
  • resistant to chemical loadings
  • for interior and exterior use

Applications

To suppress moisture on unheated, moisture resistant, porous concrete with residual moisture up to 100% RH or 25 lbs./1000 sq.ft./24 hrs. before applying SCHÖNOX underlayments prior to installing

flexible coverings as well as wood floor

Technical data

Two-Part Epoxy

Color: transparent-amber

Density: 1.09 kg/l (mixed material)

Storage temperature: not below 41°F

Working time: approx. 40 min. at 65°F

Working temperature: not below 50 °F

floor temperature (recommended: > 65°F, relative humidity <=75%)

Maximum Coverage Rate: approx. 290 sq.ft. per unit; the finished application must cover the substrate

completely without any voids or pinholes to ensure moisture vapor suppression!

Ready for leveling (after back roll): after approx. 4 – 6 hours at 65°F floor temperature

Permeance (ASTM E96): ≤ 0.1 perm

Schönox SDG Acrylic Moisture Mitigating Primer

Technical Data

Coverage: Approx. 350-400 sq.ft. per unit based on a two coat system, Approx. 220-270 sq.ft. per unit based on a three-coat system

Drying Time

  • Ready to apply 2nd coat: Approx 15 min.
  • Ready to apply 3rd coat: Approx 60 min.
  • Ready for foot traffic (after applying 2nd or 3rd coat): Approx 45 min.
  • Ready for leveling (after applying 3rd coat): 16 hours

Emicode EC 1: very low emission

LEED

IEQ 4.2 Low-Emitting Materials Paints and Coatings – 1 point

Shelf Life: 1 year unopened

VOC Content: 0g/l (calculated), SCAQMD 1113

Working Temperature: Not below 59°F

Packaging: 60 / pallet

Packsize: 2.2 gallons of the plastic canister

Product characteristics

  • EMICODE EC 1PLUS: very low emission
  • rapid drying
  • solvent-free
  • for interior use only
  • water resistant
  • excellent penetration
  • high coverage
  • short waiting time
  • ready mixed
  • easy to apply
  • no additional primer needed before leveling

Applications

  • on unheated, moisture-resistant cement based substrates with residual moisture
  • before applying SCHÖNOX underlayments
  • prior to install flexible coverings as well as wood floor.

Up to 90% RH or 10 lbs./1000 sq.ft./24 hrs. SCHÖNOX SDG is applied as a 2 coat system. Above 90% RH or 10 lbs./1000 sq.ft./24 hrs. up to 93% RH or 12 lbs./1000 sq.ft./24 hrs. SCHÖNOX SDG is applied as a 3 coat system.

Technical data

basis: acrylic dispersion

color: yellow

density: 1.2 kg/l

storage temperature: not below 41 °F

working and substrate temperature: not below 59 °F

coverage: 350 – 400 sq.ft. per unit based on a two coat system, 220 – 270 sq.ft. per unit based on a three-coat system

ready to apply 2nd coat: approx. 15 minutes

ready to apply 3rd coat: approx. 60 minutes

ready for foot traffic (after applying 2nd or 3rd coat): approx. 45 minutes

ready for leveling (after applying 2nd coat): approx. 1 hour

ready for leveling (after applying 3rd coat): approx. 16 hours

Permeance (ASTM E96): ≤ 0.4 perm (2 coats), ≤ 0.2 perm (3 coats)