Ultra Durable Technologies: Urethane Floor Coating Comparison for Concrete, Ceramic and Vinyl

For cost-effective alternatives to concrete polishing and traditional coatings, Ultra Durable Technologies has designed floor-coating solutions that are low-maintenance and environmentally friendly while still providing superior protection. We compare three of their top-performing floor coatings to see which one is best for your specific needs.

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 IMPACT® Urethane Topcoat for Concrete

Available in Gloss and Matte

Looking for a concrete coating that’s simple to apply and requires less maintenance? IMPACT high solids/water-based urethane topcoat is an ideal alternative to polished floors or stains, dyes and epoxies. Smooth and ultra-clear, IMPACT can save you time and money.

Advantages of Using IMPACT® Concrete Urethane Topcoat

  • Absolutely NO need for diamond pads and NO buffing or burnishing
  • Simple, ultra-clear, thin-coat applications
  • Super-wetting that enhances and brightens colors
  • Non-yellowing and UV stable
  • Extremely resistant to chemicals and abrasions (even to acids)
  • Increased slip-resistance available for ramps and stairs
  • Water-based polyurethane–polyurea crosslinking technology
  • 50% solids compared to traditional 10-25%

Ultra HTS Urethane Topcoat for Concrete

Available in High Gloss and Semi-Gloss

If you’re looking for a urethane topcoat that is tough, durable and low-odor, Ultra HTS offers user-friendly application and maintenance. Ultra HTS is a high-solids, high-strength urethane topcoat that delivers extreme chemical resistance, as well as tire and stain resistance.

Unique Advantages of Using Ultra HTS Urethane Topcoat
  • Clear or pigmented with UltraColor Pigment Packs
  • High-gloss (A&B only) or semi-gloss w/UDT aggregate traction and abrasion additive
  • Low odor and low VOC (50 state compliant)
  • Non-yellowing, UV stable 100% aliphatic urethane
  • NO diamond pads and NO burnishing required

EPIC® High-Performance Urethane Floor Finish

Available in Gloss, Semi-Gloss and Matte

When acrylic wax won’t do, EPIC High-Performance Floor Finish offers a better-looking finish that can stand up to high volumes of traffic. Whether you want a gloss, semi-gloss or matte sheen, EPIC provides a stronger barrier of protection against surface damage with reduced ongoing maintenance costs.

  • Tough, long-lasting protective film for protection in high-traffic areas
  • Requires no stripping or buffing
  • Low-VOC water-based polyurethane
  • Non-yellowing and resistant to UV light
  • Extreme abrasion and chemical resistance
  • Meets ADA and OSHA SCOF non-slip traction recommendations
  • Won’t degrade with frequent sanitizing

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We’re proud to partner with Ultra Durable Technologies for cost- and labor-saving alternatives to traditional acrylic finishes. To learn more, read our latest blog.

Comparing IMPACT and Ultra HTS Urethane Topcoats for Concrete Applications

Undecided about which concrete coating your application requires? Ultra Durable Technologies created a simple side-by-side comparison of their top-performing urethane protective concrete topcoats.

We’re proud to partner with Ultra Durable Technologies and other top-rated manufacturers for all of your concrete coating, sealing and refinishing needs. Call us at 800-322-1413 to learn more about the custom products we carry to help you work more efficiently and more profitably today.

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