Academic journal article Journal of Environmental Health

Mold-Resistant Coating

Academic journal article Journal of Environmental Health

Mold-Resistant Coating

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Foster Products, a technological leader in antimicrobial and mold-resistant coatings, is offering Foster[R] 40-50[TM] Mold-Resistant Coating for cost-effective, long-term protection against mold and mildew growth.

Foster 40-50 uses the same patented formulation of fungistatic agents found in complementary Foster mold-resistant coatings, which have delivered years of proven protection. Unlike some competitive products, Foster 40-50 exhibits zero mold growth when tested under the most stringent test method known to be available: ASTM D5590-00 Standard Test Method for Determining the Resistance of Paint Films and Related Coatings for Fungal Defacement by Accelerated Four-Week Agar Plate Assay.

Used in mold and mildew remediation projects where an economically favorable coverage rate is essential, Foster 40-50 is a thin, low-odor white coating that can be easily applied with a standard airless spray system, or by brush or roller. The coverage rate for Foster 40-50, which typically dries in one hour, is up to 400 square feet per gallon.

The water-based coating is non-hazardous to apply and is ideal for use on a wide range of surfaces, which include bare wood, wood studs, OSB, drywall, plywood, painted surfaces, wallboard, masonry, ceilings and metal. …

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