Series 246

Ultra-Tread Glaze

Generic Type

Modified Polyurethane

Common Usage

Ultra-Tread Glaze is a pigmented, high-build, low odor, polyurethane coating. Typically used as a topcoat for sealing or locking aggregate in Series 242 Ultra-Tread S or Series 245 Ultra-Tread S broadcast texture finishes. Designed for use in food and beverage facilities, pharmaceutical and processing areas, commercial and restaurant kitchens or anywhere a durable floor topping is required. Provides excellent chemical resistance and withstands thermal shock due to hot liquids and aggressive cleaning procedures. Areas may be quickly returned to service within hours of installation, depending on temperature and humidity.

Special Qualifications

Formulated with antimicrobial properties. Does not support bacteria or fungal growth. Contact your Tnemec representative for specific test results.

Series 246 was tested in accordance with, and passed, the California Dept. of Public Health (CDPH) Standard Method v1.2 and meets the requirements of LEED v4.1 Low-Emitting Materials, Collaborative for High Performance Schools-Paints & Coatings, Living Building Challenge Materials Petal 10, and WELL Building Standard v2 X06 VOC Restrictions.

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Volume Solids

85% ± 2.0%



Curing Time

Temperature Light Traffic Place in Service ‡
75°F (24°C) 8 hours 12 hours

‡ For full resistance to chemicals and steam cleaning, 24 hour cure is needed.
Curing time varies with surface temperature, air movement, humidity and film thickness. Note: For faster curing and low temperature applications, add No. 44-714 Ultra-Tread Accelerator, see separate product data sheet for cure information.

Recommended DFT

Suggested 8.0 to 10.0 mils (203 to 254 microns).

Volatile Organic Compounds

Parts A, B & C: 0.16 lbs/gallon (19 grams/litre)

Theoretical Coverage

1,379 mil sq ft/gal (33.9 m²/L at 25 microns). See APPLICATION for coverage rates.

Number of Components

Three—Liquids: Parts A & B, Aggregate: Part C

Base Coats

Series 242, 245. Note: Use Series 246 as a topcoat only when recommended aggregate has been broadcast to refusal into the surface of the Series 242 or 245 or the cured surface of the Series 242 or 245 has been thoroughly cleaned and abraded by diamond grinding prior to topcoating.

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