Epoxy Blog

New and improved ARMORCOAT

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 14:38 -- Polygem

It is my favorite thing to do here and that is to introduce new and reformulated products and our new ARMORCOAT is both of these.  ARMORCOAT is our Armorstone on 'steroids'.  ARMORCOAT mil for mil is stonger, tougher and more durable that our Armorstone.  It was specially formulated with tougher resins and internal reinforcement that makes ARMORCOAT hammer proof when applied to foam surfaces.   

LCR in This Old House

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 12:51 -- Polygem

15 years ago, we were approached by the Handyman Club of America who wanted to review our LCR Liquid Concrete Repair kit and write about it and publish the article in their club magazine called American How-to.  We were thrilled and excited about this opportunity, but the editor cautioned me in adding that they will write about the kit and the process involved in using the product, and if it works....they will write about all the good things and if it didn't work out well....then they will write about that.   The article was a success and you can read all about it here at This Old House.

West Coast Dave

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 14:48 -- Polygem

When they once said..."Go west young man" it was a bit of a surprise when our Director of Sales Mr. Dave Turkes informed us he was moving to California to be near his family. The net result is we now have a sales staff on the West coast to better serve our customers and Dave will have some inventory at his location that will allow customers in need to get our products more quickly. So give Dave a call....his direct line is (630) 346-4112

Methods to Repair a Leaky Foundation Crack

Wed, 12/04/2013 - 15:33 -- Polygem

EPOXY OR POLYURETHANE FOAM? A casual debate often will arise over the use of either epoxy or polyurethane foam for foundation crack repair. Both will fill the crack and stop water from entering through the crack. If stopping a leak is the only concern, then either product is fine to use. The question remains, which one is better? That depends on the type of crack and conditions present at the time of the repair.

Introducing "PolyDiamond"

Wed, 12/04/2013 - 14:15 -- Polygem
Thanks to the efforts of our Asian Rep Company Genesis Coatings, Polygem, Inc. is now officially registered to do business in China and all other Asian countries. I know all of us have seen that names don't always translate well into other languages and it was decided that "Gem" was far too confusing in the Chinese language and that Diamond would be a better fit for marketing our products overseas. In case you are curious as to what PolyDiamond looks like in Chinese... 聚合金剛鑽” .

Learn from the Experts on how to sculpt with Zoopoxies!

Wed, 06/19/2013 - 10:48 -- Polygem

Mike Vernelson is a world renown award winning artist who has been creating realistic exhibits using concrete and Polygem Zoopoxies.  He now is sharing his expertice by offering classes  called EPOXY 101 that will teach you everything you need to know to create amazing exhibits. 

http://verticalartisans.com/component/guru/guruPrograms/3-pos-carve/18-epoxy-101-with-mike-vernelson/view/144?task=view

#307 FR LITE - New E84 Class-A Fire Rating Test Report

Mon, 05/13/2013 - 13:19 -- Polygem

We are pleased to present a new test report from QAI Laboratories that reveals our NEW and IMPROVED #307 FR LITE is not only a Class A Fire Rated material but that it now offers  50% LESS flame spread than our original #307 FR LITE formula.  To achieve a Class A rating, the tested material cannot have over 25 feet of flame spread and the original #307 FR LITE had a 20 foot flame spread and the NEW and IMPROVED #307 FR LITE has an 10 foot flame spread!  Our commitment to im

How to Fix a Basement Crack with LCR Epoxy

Thu, 04/04/2013 - 12:21 -- Polygem

Fixing a crack using the same high strength epoxy that professionals use is now easily done with the LCR Liquid Concrete Repair Kit.  The repair is done from the inside using a standard caulking gun where with low pressure, you “inject’ the liquid epoxy into the crack, filling the entire inside of the crack top to bottom with a high strength epoxy.  The epoxy cures and forms a “permanent” weld of the cracked concrete and water will not be able to re-enter the crack.

Zoopoxy - Non Toxic Sculpting Epoxy

Tue, 05/08/2012 - 10:32 -- Polygem
Zoopoxy - Non Toxic Sculpting Epoxy

Polygem is dedicated to providing environmentally safe , non-toxic epoxy products for the creation of naturalistic artificial environments of extraordinary realism, functionality and breath-taking beauty. Zoopoxies can be utilized to create special effects for movies and TV commercials. Theme restaurants, parks, casinos, shopping centers, resorts and hotels have used Zoopoxies to create point-of-purchase displays that hold the visitor interest.

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