Lumber Liquidators logo
Flooring 101 Home Tile Flooring Leveling Bostik Universal Primer Pro TDS

Bostik Universal Primer Pro TDS




KEY FEATURES

  • -Enables adhesion of self-leveling underlayments
  • -Low VOC, water-based formulation
  • -Rapid drying

DESCRIPTION

Universal PrimerTM Pro is a premium one component, interior, acrylic primer designed for use with Bostik's line of underlayments and patches. Universal PrimerTM Pro's deep penetrating formulation can be used on a wide variety of substrates including concrete, wood, tile, well bonded VCT, epoxy, gypsum underlayment, cutback and other adhesive residues not affected by water. Universal PrimerTM Pro is rapid drying and will adhere to both porous and non-porous substrates.

PRODUCT FEATURES

  • Roll, broom or spray application
  • Superior alkali resistance
  • High solids content
  • Water based and VOC compliant
  • Very low odor
  • Low particle size for excellent penetration
  • Can be applied to green concrete a minimum of 7 days old
  • Tenacious bond strength to a variety of surfaces
  • Contributes points to LEED certified projects

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Read and understand technical and safety data sheets completely before beginning installation. Refer to www.bostik-us.com for the most recent product information and safety data sheet prior to installation.

SURFACE PREPARATION

GENERAL NOTE: Universal PrimerTM Pro is not a vapor barrier. Test substrate as per ASTM F-1869 for (MVER) and/or ASTM F-2170 for (RH%). If levels exceed those permissible by any component in the flooring system, apply a Bostik moisture vapor barrier coating (i.e. Bostik Slab-CoteTM, D-250TM or D-261TM).

All surfaces must be clean, sound, dry, 50F(10C) and free of oil, wax, grease, sealers and/or curing compounds, urethane, paint, asphalt, loose surface material or any contaminate that will act as a bond breaker. Never use acid or mastic removers on any Note: Temperature and humidity will effect drying time of Universal PrimerTM Pro. surface to which a Bostik product will be applied. If sealers and/or curing compounds are present they must be removed by mechanical means prior to application.
Refer to the data sheet of the Bostik cement based product being installed. Follow the specific substrate preparation, priming, mixing and application guidelines. Adhere to all product limitations and if unsure about a particular application, contact Bostik Technical Service.
See Primer Application Chart for application instructions.

TYPICAL PHYSICAL PROPERTIES

Recommended Tools

Pump sprayer, split tip broom, 3/8" nap roller

Suitable Substrates

  • plywood
  • well bonded VCT
  • gypsum underlayment
  • terrazzo
  • stainless steel
  • epoxy coatings
  • ceramic and quarry tile
  • copper
  • lead
  • aluminum

Coverage (Yield)

See application chart on page 2

Application Temperature Range

50OF - 95OF (10OC - 35OC)

Dry Time

1-2 hours

Note: Temperature and humidity will effect drying time of Universal PrimerTM Pro.

LIMITATIONS

  1. It is the responsibility of the contractor to review the complete technical datasheets of Bostik products referenced above as more detailed information may be required. The information provided above acts only as a general guideline and may vary based on jobsite conditions.
  2. Do not use Universal PrimerTM Pro as an admixture.
  3. Surfaces primed with Universal PrimerTM Pro should be allowed to dry (minimum 1 - 2 hours & maximum 24 hours).
  4. For low temperatures, damp or humid conditions and nonporous substrates, always allow a minimum of 2 hours.
  5. Adequate ventilation should be provided for uniform drying and temperature must be maintained between 50 F - 95 F.
  6. Do not allow primer to freeze in storage.

CLEAN UP

Clean tools with water immediately after use or by mechanical means once dry.

PACKAGING:

1 Gallon jug; (4 per case) 36 per pallet
5 Gallon pail ; 36 pails per pallet

COLOR

White

CAUTION

MAY CAUSE IRRITATION. Avoid contact with eyes, skin and clothing. Keep out of reach of children.

FIRST AID TREATMENT

Contains acrylic polymers. If inhaled, remove victim to fresh air. If swallowed, do not induce vomiting unless directed by medical personnel. If in eyes, rinse well with water for 20 minutes. If on skin, rinse well with water.
SEE SAFETY DATA SHEET

STORAGE AND SHELF LIFE

Store in cool dry area (70O F / 21O C). Tightly seal package and do not expose to sun. Shelf life is 12 months. DO NOT FREEZE.

VOC

8 g/L (as calculated per SCAQMD 1168)

FLASH POINT

>200OF (>93OC)

PRIMER APPLICATION CHART

Concrete Substrate

Dilution Ratio

1 part Universal PrimerTM Pro, 1 part water

Coverage

600-800 ft2 per gallon of concentrate

Application

Dilute 1 Part Universal PrimerTM Pro with 1 part water and mix thoroughly. Pour out primer or spray liberally and disperse with a split tip broom to a thin film. Leave no bare spots or puddles. Broom out any excess primer if puddling occurs while drying. Allow the primer to dry before placing material. (Minimum 1 hour and Maximum 24 hours).

Wood Substrate (Engineered Subfloors)

Dilution Ratio

Undiluted

Coverage

300-400 ft2 per gallon of concentrate

Application

Apply Universal PrimerTM Pro undiluted using a 3/8" nap roller to a thin film. Leave no bare spots and roll out any puddles or excess primer. Allow the primer to dry before placing material (Minimum 2 hours and Maximum 24 hours).

Non-Porous Substrates (Epoxy, Ceramic, Quarry Tile, VCT, Terrazzo)

Dilution Ratio

Undiluted

Coverage

500 ft2 per gallon of concentrate

Application

Apply Universal PrimerTM Pro undiluted using a 3/8" nap roller to a thin film. Leave no bare spots and roll out any puddles or excess primer. Allow the primer to dry before placing material (Minimum 2 hours and Maximum 24 hours).

Highly Porous Substrates (Gypsum screeds, mortar beds, highly porous concrete. )

Dilution Ratio

1st Coat: 1 part Universal PrimerTM Pro, 3 Parts Water
2nd Coat: 1 part Universal PrimerTM Pro, 1 Part Water

Coverage

1st Coat: 450-600 ft2 per gallon of concentrate
2nd Coat: 800 ft2 per gallon of concentrate

Application

First Coat:Dilute 1 part Universal PrimerTM Pro primer with 3 parts water and mix thoroughly. Pump spray or pour out primer and disperse liberally with split tip broom to a thin film. Leave no bare spots and broom out any puddles or excess primer. Allow the 1st coat to dry before applying second coat. (Minimum 1 hour).
Second Coat: Dilute 1 part Universal PrimerTM Pro with 1 part water. Mix thoroughly and repeat application steps listed above; allow to dry before placing material. (Minimum 2 hours and Maximum 24 hours).

Note: Coverage can vary greatly on highly porous substrates.

LIMITED WARRANTY
Limited Warranty found at www.bostik-us.com or call 800.726.7845. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT ALLOWED BY LAW, BOSTIK DISCLAIMS ALL OTHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED IN THE LIMITED WARRANTY, THE SOLE REMEDY FOR BREACH OF WARRANTY IS REPLACEMENT OF THE PRODUCT OR REFUND OF THE BUYER'S PURCHASE PRICE. BOSTIK DISCLAIMS ANY LIABILITY FOR DIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR SPECIAL DAMAGES TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT ALLOWED BY LAW. DISCLAIMERS OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES MAY NOT BE APPLICABLE TO CERTAIN CLASSES OF BUYERS AND SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. It is the buyer's obligation to test the suitability of the product for an intended use prior to using it. The Limited Warranty extends only to the original purchaser and is not transferable or assignable. Any claim for a defective product must be filed within 30 days of discovery of a problem, and must be submitted with written proof of purchase.

Bostik, Inc.

11320 W. Watertown Plank Road
Wauwatosa, WI 53226
www.bostik-us.com

This document supersedes all previously published literature.


Flooring 101 Home Tile Flooring Leveling Bostik Universal Primer Pro TDS