As with all design choices, the answer is it depends on what you are trying to achieve. First, let's start with a few basics on understanding the comparison. A genuine Kool Deck brand surface from Mortex Mfg. is a pure cementitious topping unlike an "acrylic", which is a polymer modified cement. A Kool Deck surface will undoubtedly have a lower relative surface temperature than an equivalent acrylic topping of the similar color and will also be more skid-resistant when either wet or dry. A polymer modified cement topping will generally have much better stain resistance than a Kool Deck surface (which can be enhanced to provide similar stain resistance at a cost). Polymer toppings for the most part are deemed easier to apply and require less people for a job. This simplicity does come at a price, as the cost of materials is significantly higher than all the materials required for a Kool Deck surface. The major hurdle for those looking for Kool Deck surface is finding a skilled applicator to insure a proper application - look at the work of the contractor and do your homework!
Bottom line is that a Kool Deck surface is still the best choice for barefoot areas where comfort is king, while polymers are better suited for deck areas expecting staining problems, customer wants custom patterns, or applicators are more comfortable installing the latter.
Sun Deck is an acrylic concrete deck finish that is very durable, stain resistant, and cool. Also quite popular in South Texas.
Acrylic is a man-made material. It's a form of plastic.
Acrylic is a clear plastic which resembles glass. It is however superior to glass in that it is much stronger and much more impact resistant. It is also twice as light as glass and it can be sawed. It is the most transparent material available and it can be shaped.
Acrylic and Polystyrene both are THERMOPLASTICS.
The painting medium includes acrylic and tempera material because they do not mix. Acrylic and tempera materials are types of the water soluble paint.
Acrylic is a useful and clear plastic that resembles glass, but has properties that make it superior to glass in many ways.
Corian is the trade name of a solid acrylic polymer material mainly used in kitchen countertops.Corian is a solid acrylic polymer material mainly used in kitchen countertops.
Yes Acrylic plastic is reversible. Acrylic comes in any forms, Plastics and paints are the most common, Acrylic plastics can be melted down and reformed.
You can use a chemical stripper to remove an acrylic concrete sealer. Several types of removers are available including biodegradable coating strippers, water based cleaners, and caustic strippers.
Acrylic is not a natural resource. It is a man made product. The raw material for making acrylic is acrylic acid, which is an organic compound. This is a by product of the oil and gas industry. When the oil and gas run out, there will be no more acrylic acid.
Acrylic scrap can be converted into Regenerated Monomer, the raw material used to create acrylic. The recycling process starts with breaking the scrap into acrylic chips. They are converted into vapor before producing the monomer.
Acrylic solvent is a chemical that will break up the materials in acrylic paint. This material is similair to turpentine. Acrylic solvent is generally not required- as acrylic paint will disolve in water whereas an oil based paint requirs more powerful deconstructive chemicals.
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Acrylic is not glass or plastic. Acrylic glass or poly is considered a transparent thermoplastic which is where the confusion is from since it is neither glass nor plastic.
Wool, or cotton, or acrylic, or a mixture of those.
A lectern is a podium-like stand used by a lecturer or speaker. Acrylic is a material commonly known as plexiglas. An acrylic lectern is thus a podium-like stand made from plexiglas.
acrylic Acrylic nails are generally safe, but can increase the risk of infection under the nail.
The first carpet was made up of Acrylic. I think perhaps wool nicked in in front of acrylic.
Acrylic nails stain because the material is porous and allows dirt and other matter to change the color. When you notice your nails are changing color, you should have your acrylic changed.
because it is a cheep and easy to use material
Acrylic Nylon Rubber Plastic Paint
Poly(methyl methacrylate) (PMMA) resin