This Specification covers epoxy multi-layer (EM) polymer overlays for bridge and parking garage decks. Type EM polymer overlays incorporate a low-modulus epoxy binder and selected aggregate to produce a flexible, skid-resistant, and waterproof overlay. The overlay may be used for both new construction and rehabilitation. The overlay is placed by applying the neat epoxy binder to the surface and broadcasting aggregate. This Specification includes requirements for chemical components, aggregates, storage and handling, surface preparation, surface profile, mixing, placement, and finishing.
Keywords: bridge decks; epoxy; multi layer; overlays, polymer; parking garage decks; surface preparation.
Table of Contents
Section 1 - General
1.2 Reference Standards
1.3 Reference Organizations
1.5 Polymer conditions
1.6 Labeling, storage, and handling of materials
Section 2 - Products
2.1 Epoxy binder
2.3 Polymer Overlay
Section 3 - Execution
3.1 Procedure qualification
3.2 Surface preparation
3.3 Mixing epoxy binder
3.4 Overlay application
3.6 Excess aggregate removal
3.8 Open to traffic
Foreword to checklists
Mandatory Requirements checklist
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