E-600 Vapor Retarder Polyurethane Adhesive

Sound Reduction Adhesive Features

  • Low perm poly BD chemistry
  • Retards moisture vapor transmission from
    concrete slabs
  • Reduces sound transmission
  • Crack bridging
  • Low odor
  • Excellent green grab
  • Does not contain water
  • Suitable for installation of solid plank, bamboo,
    & engineered flooring
  • Elastic - allows the wood to expand and contract
    without stressing adhesive

Flooring Adhesive Technical Data

  • WPG 12.8 lb/gal
  • Color: Beige
  • Sound Reduction: STC = 66; IIC = 70; â–²IIC = 20
  • Flash Point > 200°F
  • Tensile > 210 psi
  • Elongation > 300%
  • VOC Content: Negligible (<5g/L)
  • Upper Moisture Limit 20 lbs and/or 90% RH

Epic E-600 Product Data

Epic E-600 Safety Data

Eco-Friendly Flooring Adhesives

Eco-friendly sound reduction polyurethane product is unmatched among flooring adhesivesEpic E-600 is a single component, water free, polyurethane adhesive formulated to bond engineered, solid and bamboo flooring to concrete, plywood and other approved substrates.

Epic E-600 is also designed to have a low permeability to reduce moisture vapor transmission between concrete sub-floors and hardwood or bamboo flooring. Epic E-600 develops a permanent bond and remains flexible to withstand expansion and contraction of the flooring.

Epic E-600 is designed to flow slightly so gaps between trowel ridges will close and create a continuous polyurethane membrane. When applied as directed for subfloor moisture protection, Epic E-600 will prevent damages caused to flooring from moisture in the substrate. Epic E-600 is flexible and will bridge in-plane cracks up to 1/8” wide in concrete.

Do not use Epic E-600 on subfloors with historical or obvious severe moisture problems, or those with a moisture vapor emission rate > 20 lbs per 1000 square feet using the calcium chloride test (ASTM F-1869) or with a relative humidity >90% when tested using in-situ RH probes (ASTM F-2170).

Epic E-600 is also ideal for permanent glue-down installations of plywood subfloors over concrete and for ceramic or stone tile inlays.

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Epic E-600 may be used over cement patches, cement self-leveling underlayments or screeds; properly prepared existing ceramic tile, well bonded sheet vinyl or VCT tiles existing cement terrazzo, underlayment grade chipboard and gypsum concrete that has a minimum 2000 psi mix design for engineered flooring and 2500 psi mix design for solid and bamboo flooring. Epic E-600 is suitable for the installation of flooring over electrical warming and radiant heat systems.

Epic E-600 exceeds the VOC requirements for Southern Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) for wood flooring adhesives and therefore may contribute to the qualification of a project for LEED NC V3 certification for “Indoor Environmental Air Quality” credits for low emitting materials ED 4.1 Adhesives and Sealants.

Directions for using flooring adhesive.

Limitations

IMPORTANT: Epic E-600 is designed and intended to reduce moisture vapor emissions originating from concrete subfloors. There are numerous potential sources of moisture that may damage wood flooring. Epic E-600 does not affect moisture from sides, ends or top of the flooring or humid conditions within a structure.

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Storage and Shelf Life

Pails of Epic E-600 are purged at the factory to remove moisture and minimize skinning or curing in the container. If there is a layer of cured adhesive simply remove it with a utility knife and discard. The shelf life of unopened containers is 1 year from the date of manufacture. Epic E-600 is available in 4-gallon and 2-gallon pails.

Health and Safety Information

Caution Warning: Irritant, Sensitizer.

Contains: Diphenylmethane Diisocyanate, isomers and homologs.

First Aid

Eyes: Hold eyelids apart and flush thoroughly with water for 15 minutes.
Skin: Remove contaminated clothing. Wash skin thoroughly for 15 minutes with soap and water.
Inhalation: Remove to fresh air.
Ingestion: Do not induce vomiting. Dilute with water. Contact physician. In all cases contact a physician immediately if symptoms persist. 

Handling & Storage

Avoid direct contact. Wear personal protective equipment (chemical resistant goggles/gloves/clothing) to prevent direct contact with skin and eyes. Use only in well-ventilated areas. Open doors and windows during use. Use a properly fitted NIOSH respirator if ventilation is poor. Wash thoroughly with soap and water after use. Remove contaminated clothing and launder before reuse.

Clean Up

Use personal protective equipment (chemical resistant gloves/goggles/clothing). Without direct contact, remove spilled or excess product and placed in suitable sealed container. Dispose of excess product and container in accordance with applicable environmental regulations.

KEEP CONTAINER TIGHTLY CLOSED. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN. NOT FOR INTERNAL CONSUMPTION. FOR INDUSTRIAL USE ONLY.

Epic E-600 Resources, Tips, and Safety Precautions

The E-600 flooring adhesive outperforms standard floor glues but doesn’t require any extraordinary application. Some general tips for applying Moisture Stop include:

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Contact the polyurethane vapor retarder adhesive formulators at Epic Flooring Adhesives and obtain the top product for your floors today.