Poor Initial Gloss

– Insufficient initial coats of finish or seal, or coats applied too thinly. Extremely damaged and / or highly porous flooring (the fact that Ultra Chem Labs coatings penetrate deeper into substrates than conventional floor finish and seals must be utilized especially on certain types of flooring or If floor was damage by extreme mechanical or chemical abuse).
– Scrub and re-coat floor. Use ‘Cleaner & Conditioner’ and apply 3 or more coats of coatings.
2. Dirty, contaminated mops or equipment may have been used.
-check for outside contamination from your tools, equipment or conventional residuals and / or contaminates from adjoining areas.
3. Inadequate/improper rinse after scrubbing and re-coat.
– Change your rinse water frequently when visible soiled.
– Outside contamination too great.
4. Check for outside contamination from your tools, equipment or conventional residuals and / or contaminates from adjoining areas.
– Forced drying with floor fan too soon after finish application.
– Wait 1 or 2 minutes longer after application for proper leveling, before turning floor fan on.
5. Mil or factory finish was never totally removed.
– Re-strip and re-coat floor using appropriate procedures
6. Re-coating performed without proper floor cleaning or preparation.
– Scrub and re-coat floor. Use ‘Cleaner & Conditioner’ and apply 3 or more coats of coatings.
7. Poor burnishing.
– Burnish pad may not be aggressive enough and/or burnisher may not have enough pad pressure or is not fast enough (insufficient RPMs ) to give ideal results.
8. Improper neutralizer and rinse.
– Flood rinse with ‘Neutralizer’, then damp mop rinse with clear water.
– Re-flood rinse floor with ‘Neutralizer’, then clear water rinse. Always test pH. Reading should be between 6.5 and 9.
9. Ultra Chem Labs’ ‘Neutralizer’ not used or wrong dilution used.
– Scrub and re-coat floor. Use ‘Cleaner & Conditioner’ and apply 3 or more coats of coatings.
– Insufficient initial coats of finish or seal, or coats applied too thinly. Extremely damaged and / or highly porous flooring (the fact that Ultra Chem Labs coatings penetrate deeper into substrates than conventional floor finish and seals must be utilized especially on certain types of flooring or If floor was damage by extreme mechanical or chemical abuse).

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