Bona R851 is a new generation, one-component, silane-based wood flooring adhesive that provides exceptional green grab strength, the company says. Its elastomeric characteristics allow the adhesive to move with the wood as it expands and contracts over the life of the floor. Each pail comes with two Bona Moisture Barrier Plus Clip-on Trowels.
Stauf USA LLC
Stauf PUK 455 is a special-formulation, single-component adhesive for wide-plank flooring. PUK 455 has a shear strength of over 680 psi, meaning it is able to stabilize and control common cupping problems associated with wide-width solid flooring, the company says.
Titebond's new packaging simplifies the adhesive handling process for flooring installers, the company says. The ¾-gallon foil pouch is easy to open and handle. It also reduces mess and waste, speeds up installation and extends adhesive shelf life, the company adds. The packaging is available with Titebond 811 Advantage and Titebond 771-Step.
The Bona Microfiber Roller is designed for easy, uniform application of waterborne finishes. Both the roller cover and the roller handle can be purchased separately.
Norton Abrasives' floor finish applicators were created with the professional contractor in mind; the company offers four options. The applicators are designed to quickly and easily apply floor finish or sealer and provide superior results, the company says.
Woodwise/Design Hardwood Products
The Woodwise Nap Saver suspends an applicator pad inside a polycarbonate housing so the nap doesn't get crushed. Since the nap never touches the sides, it keeps the applicator pads like new so they can be used again and again without compromising quality, Woodwise says.
Bona Pacific Filler is a ready-to-use, trowelable, waterborne wood floor filler designed for filling cracks, holes, chips, gouges and broken edges prior to finishing. It allows for better species color-matching and creating custom colors. It is available in six wood tones: Red Oak, White Oak, Ash-Maple-Pine, Brazilian Cherry, American Cherry, Walnut.
Woodwise/Design Hardwood Products
Woodwise/Design Hardwood Products says it is continuing its research and development efforts to keep up with the wood flooring industry, and its wood fillers have been formulated to meet the demands of wood flooring experts. Its line of wood fillers includes: Woodwise Full-Trowel Filler, Wood Patch, No Shrink Patch-Quick, Powdered Wood Filler, Pre-Finish Filler and Epoxy Wood Patch.
Loba EasyFillPro Waterborne Filler provides maximum filling power with one application. Its easy-to-use system, quick dry time and excellent sandability combine for the best results, the company says.
Bona Mega ONE is the newest finish in the Bona Waterborne Finish family. It is a durable, one-component, crystal-clear finish with high build, the company says, adding that it has excellent abradability, is Greenguard-certified, and is fully cured in five days.
Polo 1K is a single-component waterborne finish. The formula is non-ambering, clear and low-VOC. Polo 1K's rapid-cure technology allows for the floors to be returned to service the very next day, the company says. It is available in gloss, semi-gloss, satin and matte sheens.
Absolute Coatings Group
Easy 2K's two-component, 100 percent urethane formulation delivers fortified durability, while the No Lap technology makes it easy to apply, resulting in a clear, even finish, the company says. Grand Build delivers high solids in fewer coats for extra wear-protection. This unique technology is easy to apply and brings out the beauty in hardwood floors with low odor and an easy soap-and-water cleanup, the company adds.
Garco Clear Finishes—Absolute Coatings Group
Garco Clear Finishes' Classic World polyurethanes have been in the marketplace since 1923 and are made from the finest resins available today, the company says, adding that they have excellent scuff-, chemical- and abrasion-resistance and are available in super-high-gloss, semi-gloss and satin sheens.
Harco Clear Coatings—Absolute Coatings Group
Radiance OMW features water-based and oil technology to create a product with the convenience of waterborne and the rich, traditional look of oil, the company says. Radiance OMW is a self-leveling, fast-drying, one-component system available in all sheens, including matte, and is VOC-compliant in all regions.
Loba WS EasyFinish is a one-component, waterborne finish based on polyurethane-acrylate with excellent wear resistance and exceptional flow properties, the company says. It is recommended for light commercial and high-traffic domestic areas. It is suitable for wood and cork floors and is available in satin, semi-gloss and gloss.
Petri Clear Coatings—Absolute Coatings Group
Petri Parlay is an oil-modified polyurethane wood floor finish. Parlay provides excellent scratch-resistance, flow and leveling properties, as well as a crystal-clear color, the company says. The product comes in super-high-gloss, semi-gloss and satin sheens.
Precision Technology — Absolute Coatings Group
Swedish Finish for Pros is a two-component, acid-cured wood floor finish that has scuff-, scratch- and chemical-resistance. Zenith Polyurethane is a premium oil-modified, high-build, clear finish that is easy to apply and dries to a scratch-and-scuff-proof finish, the company says. The products are available in high-gloss, semi-gloss, satin and matte sheens.
Sampson Coatings—Absolute Coatings Group
Sampson Craftsman's Choice Professional Floor Finish is a durable clear coating recommended for interior residential or commercial floors, paneling, cabinets, doors, trim and furniture. It has excellent durability and chemical resistance, and is available in high gloss, satin, semi-gloss and matte finishes, the company says.