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PoloPlaz Praises: University of Memphis

We are privileged to be the finish of choice for the University of Memphis. The Memphis Tigers’ men’s basketball program is among the best in the country. How fitting it is for their basketball court to be among the ranks, too. You may not catch it at […]

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Welcome to Our Blog!

Welcome to Our Blog!

We want to extend a warm welcome to you and invite you to hang out a while and come back often! Our goal with this new blog is to keep you informed and inspired on new products, interesting facilities and the latest in cutting-edge finishing technology. Each […]

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March Maxness

March Maxness
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Gym Maintenance

Gym Maintenance

Temperature should be kept between 55°F-75°F. Humidity level should be kept between 35%-50% to ensure minimal wood movement. …

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Dry vs. Cure

Drying occurs when solvents evaporate from the surface of the film, leaving it tack free. There are four important elements of proper drying: temperature, …

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Panelization and Sidebonding

Panelization is the gluing of each individual strip of wood into large panels, which are randomly spaced across the gymnasium floor. As the humidity…

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Screen and Recoat

Clean the floor with undiluted PoloPlaz Tie Tack. Normal tacking with this solution on a towel is sufficient. However, any concentrated areas of contamination…

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Polyballs

Polyballs are beads of paint or finish that protrude from cracks in the floor when the moisture content (MC) of the wood rises, causing the cracks to close up. …

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Tie Tack

Use the following Tie Tack cleaning systems for periodic deep cleaning, tacking between coats, and to reduce spreading contaminants during screen and recoats. The mixing ratios indicate water to Tie Tack ratio, so 3:1 would imply three parts water to one part Tie Tack. …

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Temporary Game Line Tape

Temporary game line tape is NEVER RECOMMENDED on sports floors coated with polyurethane, as there is a high risk of delaminating the finish from the floor when removing the tape. However, if tape must be used, use it at your own risk and follow these procedures to minimize damage: …

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