ARDEX K 523™ is a pourable, polishable, self-leveling topping for fast-track resurfacing of indoor concrete. ARDEX K 523 can be installed from a minimum thickness of 3/8″ (9 mm) up to a maximum thickness of 2″ (5 cm). With black and white aggregates, ARDEX K 523 provides a polished, “aggregate-exposed” surface. Polishing can proceed in as little as 24 hours.
A blend of Portland cement, hydraulic cements and specialty black and white aggregates
Resurface indoor concrete
Walk on in 2-3 hours, polish in as little as 24 hours
Mixing Ratio: 3 3/4 quarts (3.55 L) of water per 50 lb. (22.7 kg) bag
Coverage: 13 sq. ft. per bag at 3/8” (1.2 sq. m at 9 mm)
Flow time: 10 minutes
Compressive strength (ASTM C109/mod – air cure only): 6,200 psi (436 kg/sq. cm.) at 28 days
Flexural strength (ASTM C348): 1,100 psi (77 kg/sq. cm.) at 28 days
Walkable: 2 – 3 hours (without E 25); 24 hours (with E 25)
Polishable: 24 hours (without E 25); 48 hours (with E 25)
Available Colors: Gray
Packaging: 50 lb. (22.7 kg) net weight bag
Storage: Store in a cool, dry area. Do not leave bags exposed to sun.
Shelf life: 1 year, if unopened
Warranty: ARDEX Americas Standard Limited Warranty applies.
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