Ready to use, liquid floor hardener and dust proofer
Vetotop XT423 is ready to use, liquid-based silicate hardener that works by reaction with free lime present in the concrete to prevent dusting and harden the concrete surface. The product has penetration properties that enable the product to permanently perform across a layer of the concrete surface rather than superficial.
Vetotop XT423 is supplied in 20 Liters metal buckets.
Yield: 6.5 - 10.0 m2 / liter of liquid for 1 coat.
Stated consumption data are for general guidance. Actual consumption depends on the nature of substrate, method of application, and wastage.
The original sealed bucket of Vetotop XT423 has a shelf life of 12 months, provided it is stored clear of ground in a dry and shaded place below 35ºC.
Vetotop XT423 is designed to be a permanent surface hardener and dust-proofer. Vetotop XT423 in liquid solution penetrates the concrete surface layer and reacts with concretes' free lime to permanently seal pores and harden the surface. It is important to follow the usage instructions and wash the treated surface with plenty of water within an hour of application to prevent permanent surface crystallization that disturbs the floor's aesthetics.
Ensure that the surface to be treated is fully dry. Apply the mixed Vetotop XT423 at a rate of approximately 1 liter to every 6.5-10 m2 depends on the surface condition and concrete porosity. Use a soft broom or brush.
Allow the solution to be absorbed into the floor for up to 2 hours; remove any solution not absorbed after this period. Failure to do so will result in forming a weak, glossy surface film following the drying.
Normally a two or three-coat application is recommended for complete treatment. However, very dense, well-trowelled surfaces such as granolithic toppings, power floated, or vacuumed dewatered concrete will generally require only a single coat.
If a second application is necessary, re-apply the solution after 24 hours, ensuring that the floor is dry. All surplus solutions must be removed as stated previously. Apply the same procedure for a third application if required.
Surfaces to be treated with Vetotop XT423 must be structurally sound and free from loose materials. Repair cracks or holes using a recommended Saveto repair material which should be allowed to cure before proceeding with the application of Vetotop XT423.
Treat oil and grease contaminated surfaces with a suitable chemical de-greaser followed by washing with clean water and allowed to dry.
Remove any laitance or existing coating before application, as these will prevent the Vetotop XT423 from penetrating the concrete surface.
Allow new concrete floors to cure for 14 days before the treatment. Allow the colored floors to cure for 28 days before the treatment. Test a small area with Vetotop XT423 to assess the effect on the color.
Vetotop XT423 must only be applied to dry surfaces to maximize penetration.
Vetotop XT423 is alkaline and should not come into contact with skin or eyes or be swallowed.
Wear suitable protective clothing, gloves, boots, and eye/face protection.
After contact with skin, wash immediately with plenty of soap and water. In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of clean water and seek medical attention. If swallowed, do not induce vomiting; seek medical attention immediately.
Saveto endeavors to ensure that any advice, recommendations, information it may give is accurate and correct. It cannot accept any liability, either directly or indirectly arising from the use of its products, because it has no direct or continuous control over where or how its products are applied, whether or not following any advice, specification, recommendation, or information given by us. Saveto has the right to change any of the technical data sheets' specifications upon its discretion without prior notification.
Hard copies of TDSs are printed once or twice a year. Our technical data sheets are continuously updated as per R&D improvements and new 3rd party testing; kindly refer to our website for the latest updated TDSs.
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