Outgassing 101 – Coating pinholing and prevention methods

How to navigate concrete outgassing induced pinholing with the Epoxytec CPP Series and other coating systems

Porous Concrete pinholes

Whether dealing with seasonal temperature changes or ambient heat due to location, heat is a factor that wreaks havoc for contractors in the coating industry. When applying coatings on concrete, heat leads to outgassing which can lead to pinholing, an enemy of any coating applicator. To better circumvent outgassing woes, let’s explore the phenomenon to better understand the solutions available.