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  • Resistant concentrated chemicals, i.e. alkalis, acids and solvents
    • Covers a broad range of chemical exposures
  • Coefficient of thermal e​​​xpansion comparable to concrete
    • Resists cracking and delamination 
    • Longer life
  • 100% solids; no VOCs; no free isocyanates
    • Enhances safe use
  • Bonds to dry or damp concrete
    • Saves time and versatile
  • Reinforcement with coupling agent minimizing coating void
    • Permeation resistant
  • ​​Adhesion exceeds cohesive strength of concrete
 
Battery rooms
Sumps, trenches, and pits
Equipment bases
Pickling and plating lines
Chemical containments
Concentrated aid areas
Bleaching areas
Pump foundations
Wastewater treatment


Composition MatrixA modified epoxy resin reacted with a cycloaliphatic amine curing agent
​​Composit​ion ​ReinforcementA proprietary quartz material pretreated with polymeric coupling agent
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​​​Cured Density​​​​​ 2.0 g/cc​ 123 lb/ cu.ft.
Compressive Strength(ASTM C 579)1.000 kg/cm2 (97.9 MPa)14,200 psi
Tensile Adhesion(ASTM D 4541) >35.1 kg/cm2 (>3.4 MPa) >500 psi Concrete Failure
Tensile Strength(ASTM C 307) 210 kg/cm2 (20.7 MPa) 3,000 psi
Flexural Strength(ASTM C 580) 390 kg/cm2 (37.9 MPa) 5,500 psi
Flexural Modulus of Elasticity(ASTM C 580) 1.3 x 105 kg/cm2 (1.2 x 104 MPa)1.8 x 106 psi
Bond Strength
Excellent - 100% Concrete Failure
>28 kg/cm2 (>2.8 MPa) >400 psi
Linear Coefficient of Thermal Expansion(ASTM C 531)22 x 10-6 cm/cm/°C12 x 10-6 in/in/°F
Thermal Compatibility to Concrete(ASTM C 884)Passes
Impact Resistance(ASTM D 2794)Greater than Concrete
Taber Abrasion H-18/250 gm wt/500 cycles(ASTM D 4060)136 mg Maximum Weight Loss
Maximum Temperature (Dependent on service)
(Water Immersion)​
Wet Service
Dry Service
66°C
93°C
150°F
200°F
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Product Datasheet - ARC 988 (English)https://arcindustrialcoatings.chesterton.com/ArcDocuments/ad988_EN.pdfProduct Datasheet - ARC 988 (English)
Application Instructions - ARC 988 (English)https://arcindustrialcoatings.chesterton.com/ArcDocuments/AI_988_EN.pdfApplication Instructions - ARC 988 (English)
Bulk Packaging Mixing Instructions - ARC 988 (English)https://arcindustrialcoatings.chesterton.com/ArcDocuments/Ai988bulk1.pdfBulk Packaging Mixing Instructions - ARC 988 (English)
SDS (Part A) - ARC 988 (English)https://arcindustrialcoatings.chesterton.com/ArcDocuments/as988A_EN.pdfSDS (Part A) - ARC 988 (English)
SDS (Part B) - ARC 988 (English)https://arcindustrialcoatings.chesterton.com/ArcDocuments/as988B_EN.pdfSDS (Part B) - ARC 988 (English)

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ARC Case Study 062: General Manufacturing - Secondary Containmenthttps://arcindustrialcoatings.chesterton.com/ArcDocuments/EN23593.61_ARC-CS062_STEEL-COKING-SINTERING-IRON_MAKING_DIRECT-REDUCTION-IRON-PLAN.pdfARC Case Study 062: General Manufacturing - Secondary Containment
ARC Case Study 063: Chemical Processing Industry - Secondary Containmenthttps://arcindustrialcoatings.chesterton.com/ArcDocuments/EN23593.62_ARC-CS063_CHEMICAL-PROCESSING_SECONDARY-CONTAINMENT.pdfARC Case Study 063: Chemical Processing Industry - Secondary Containment
ARC Case Study 064: General Manufacturing - Pump Basehttps://arcindustrialcoatings.chesterton.com/ArcDocuments/EN23593.63_ARC-CS064_CHEMICAL-PROCESSING_CONCRETE-SECONDARY-CONTAINMENT-EQUIPMENT-BASES.pdfARC Case Study 064: General Manufacturing - Pump Base
ARC Case Study 065: Mineral Ore Processing Industry - Secondary Containmenthttps://arcindustrialcoatings.chesterton.com/ArcDocuments/EN23593.64_ARC-CS065_MINING-MINERAL-ORE-PROCESSING_SECONDARY-CONTAINMENT.pdfARC Case Study 065: Mineral Ore Processing Industry - Secondary Containment
ARC Case Study 066: Power Industry - Fossil - Containmenthttps://arcindustrialcoatings.chesterton.com/ArcDocuments/EN23593.65_ARC-CS066_POWER-FOSSIL-WATER-TREATMENT_ACID-ALKALI-TANKER-UNLOADING-AREA.pdfARC Case Study 066: Power Industry - Fossil - Containment

Nominal, based on a 6 mm (240 mils) thickness

  • System Kit covers 4.1 m2 (44 ft2) and contains:​
    -1 x ARC 797 primer pack
    -1 x ARC 988 resin pack
    -3 bags of QRV reinforcement
     
  • Bulk Kit covers 16.7 m2 (180 ft2) and contains:
    -​1 x ARC 797 Bulk kit primer pack
    -1 x ARC 988 resin
    -1 x ARC 988 curing agent
    -12 bags of QRV reinforcement​
     
    Note: Components are pre-measured and p​re-weighed.
    Each kit includes mixing and application instructions plus tools.

​Available Colors

Gray and Red