News | February 1, 2011

Expanded Line Of UVolve Instant Floor Coatings From DSM Makes Fast, Eco-Friendly Solution For Concrete Flooring More Attractive Than Ever


Facilities looking for a faster, greener and less invasive way to coat their concrete floors have a more robust product solution available than ever before, thanks to UV-curable materials leader DSM. Recent expansion of DSM's line of UVolve Instant Floor Coatings now includes both high gloss and matte finishes, as well as clear and pigmented coatings-all of which can be successfully applied under a wider range of application conditions than was previously possible with most UV floor coating products.

UVolve Instant Floor Coatings cure immediately via a UV light, providing fast return to full service and a floor surface that has greater durability, less slip, and better chemical resistance than traditional floor coatings. UVolve coatings are 100% solid, single-component systems which eliminate the need for mixing and thereby reduce waste. They can be successfully applied in cold temperature environments and, with low odor and near-zero VOCs, they are an excellent choice for meeting green construction requirements. UVolve is among DSM's "ECO+" solutions which offer more value with less environmental impact.

"The flooring protection industry had changed surprisingly little over the past decade until the availability of UVolve Instant Floor Coatings," says Michael Long, President of Restocon Corporation, a commercial and industrial restoration, waterproofing and flooring contractor and authorized applicator of UVolve. "This revolutionary coating line addresses a number of challenges facing both applicators and owners. First, its ease of application increases contractors' efficiency. Second, its instant cure dramatically reduces negative impact on owners' revenue-producing space. Third, low odor and near-zero VOCs bring a much needed eco-friendly solution to the floor coatings industry. Overall, UVolve provides attractive, long-term protection for concrete flooring."

UVolve Instant Floor Coatings are applied by approved applicators and are suitable for use in a wide variety of markets including: industrial, manufacturing, food and beverage, retail, restaurants, commercial, institutional, military and aviation, health care, animal care, hospitals, pharmaceutical and biotech, architecture and decorative. For more information about the product line or to inquire about becoming an approved applicator, log onto