Stone World

DuPont™ StoneTech® Professional's two new grade water-based stone sealers and new water-based heavy-duty coating stripper

November 1, 2007

DuPont™ StoneTech® Professional is putting its science to work by introducing two new professional grade water-based stone sealers and a new water-based heavy-duty coating stripper. DuPont™ StoneTech® High Gloss Finishing Sealer, Semi Gloss Finishing Sealer and Heavy Duty Coating Stripper are new products that are easy to apply and offer great performance, according to the company.

DuPont™ StoneTech® Professional High Gloss Finishing Sealer provides a brilliant shine and enhances color, while StoneTech® Semi Gloss Finishing Sealer provides subtle shine and color enhancement. Both products are ideal for use on natural stone surfaces, including slate, Saltillo, limestone and travertine, and will be available in 1-quart, 1-gallon, 5-gallon and 55-gallon sizes.

“These new water-based sealers and coating stripper represent some of the most effective and best performing products on the market today - solvent- or water-based,” said Cathy Hampton, general manager of DuPont™ StoneTech®. “The sealers are perfect to protect a wide variety of natural stone surfaces, and the coating stripper is effective on a variety of finishes that may be on the surface of stones.”

DuPont™ StoneTech® Heavy Duty Coating Stripper removes coatings, lacquers, varnishes and epoxy grout haze, and it may be used on many natural stone surfaces including slate, Saltillo and marble. StoneTech® Heavy Duty Coating Stripper will be available in 1-quart, 1-gallon and 5-gallon sizes. Additional benefits include:

• Water-based formula

• Easy to use

• Low odor

• Non-flammable

• High viscosity, allowing better user control