If you want to install your rubber flooring yourlsef, please follow the guidelines below to ensure a smooth installation, and to extend the life of your product.
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The rubber can be poured on several types of surfaces such as plain paving, cement, asphalt, wood, compacted stone… For best results, make sure your surface is clean before applying.
For more stability, you can use glue to spread on your surface before the application of the granules.
*Optional. A safety layer is needed for the safety of play areas, parks, kindergardens…
An underlayer of black SBR rubber granules is recommended to minimize fall injuries. Thickness to be defined according to the fall height.*
*Note that Syn-X can install this syste in accordance with applicable municipal and provincial safety standards
The black SBR granules are sold in a bag of 44 pounds (20 kg).
Covers 13 s.f. (for a 1″ thick layer).
EPDM colored granules are used for the topcoat. They can be applied directly to your clean surface for usage such as: around the pool, terrasse, concrete stairs, etc.
Recommended thickness: 1/4 inch.
The rubber granules are sold in a bag of 55 pounds of a single color, but you can mix colors for a textured or marbled effect. 1 bag covers about 50 square feet of surface.
Mix the aliphatic binder with the EPDM colored granules. This binder is specially formulated to preserve the color of the granules. Sold in containers of 5 gallons (19 kg).
Proportions: Mix 1¼ gallon of binder for 1 bag of EPDM granules.
IMPORTANT: MIX WELL to obtain a consistant surface.
You can use plastic edge to mold the granules into your desired shape.
Use a mixture of urethane grade solvents (whippe) to clean dirty tools, or clean with a lubricant.
It is recommended to allow the synthetic surfaces to cure for 2 days.
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