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nadorp 10-29-2013 01:40 PM

Cracks in concrete
I have a 40'x60' shop with a 4" thick concrete floor. There are numerous cracks in it. Is there any products out there where I could coat this floor to fill the cracks and level it and it would hold up and last a while?

bob22 10-29-2013 02:55 PM

how wide and deep are cracks?
Are the sides of the cracks on the same plane?

nadorp 10-29-2013 03:11 PM

The cracks aren't wide at all so no way to know depth. Just so many. It's cracked everywhere. It is level.

bob22 10-29-2013 03:38 PM

If they "aren't wide at all", why do they need filling?
Perhaps a picture would help?
How old is the floor?

stadry 10-29-2013 05:59 PM

most common reason conc cracks is an insufficient / improper joint pattern,,, early ' loading ' is another as is improper curing,,, w/o more info & pics, its impossible to ' see ' your floor from our seats :laughing:

' cracked everywhere ' could be crazing,,, they aren't ' cracks ' in most craftsmen's definition :no:

your turn :yes:

nadorp 10-29-2013 08:06 PM

I don't want to fill the cracks. I want some kind of top coat like U Coat It. But I don't think that stuff will hide cracks.
I will try to get some pics tomorrow.

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