Microcement Worktop Kit with Anticrack System

10 sqm polished concrete coating for worktops

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Microcement Worktop Kit with Anticrack

With the 10 square metre microcement worktop kit -which is a combined, high-quality multi-layer coating system– you can now a harder, more durable finish worktop surfaces. Our microcement is arguably the easiest to apply on the UK market, with an amazing cost/value ratio, that includes more material than any other similar system to make sure you have ample microcement to create a durable, waterproof and heatproof finish for worktops!

Our microcement worktop kit comes with the newly developed TOP ART, which is a harder coating designed to protect the surface against heat, making it perfect for kitchen worktops and splashbacks.  You won’t need to worry about maintenance as the resin will ensure that water will not penetrate and the coating will last.

If you’d like to see real, hand applied sample boards, check out our Microcement Mood Board Set, showing the stunning contemporary colours from our ‘Colours of Britain’ range.

Alternatively, for wall and floor kits see our our Micro Cement Wall and Floor Kit or to achieve the look only see Beton Cire Kit pages.

 

Microcement Colours

If you choose our microcement pack you can select from 19 colours which can be further modified and personalised to provide you with a wide aray of natural shades (for details contact our sales team). These microcement colours were developed in London and are based on the most requested and popular contemporary colours.

Unlike any other provider, the colours presented on our site are as close to the real ones as possible and show the look of the real finish.

For a complete list of numbers and respective names of microcement colours please click on the ‘Specifications and Application’ tab.

 

Tools for Microcement

To create an outstanding look with our microcement kit you will need a plastic trowel and a Venetian plastering trowel.

With this microcement kit you’ll have a lightweight worktop solution on 2 to 3mm. You can further customise this system with satin or matt protectors, applied by roller, to create a long-lasting finish.

Click here to see our pdf microcement colour chart.

 

Why Use Microcement

The distinctive advantages of our microcement system:

  • You will purchase from the most established UK retailer of specialist finishes, based in London. This is not a cheap direct export product missing key components.
  • You will have the state-of-the-art, durable and easy to apply coating that lasts
  • You’ll have a FULL BUCKET of ready-mixed top (decorative) coat for every 10 msq with colourants already added (no measuring is needed, colour accuracy is high), with a very long shelf life
  • You’ll use an Industrial-level system from the largest specialist producer in Italy
  • You can complete projects in only three days
  • You can apply it on top of underfloor heating, cover furniture and create durable and waterproof bathroom finshes

Finally, beside enhancing modern homes and business environments with microcement finishes you can also renovate existing surfaces like ceramic surfaces, porcelain tiles, mosaic, natural and reconstructed stone, linoleum, parquet and other coatings like epoxy or polyurethane resins, just to name a few.

 

The 10 msq kit includes the following products

AtomoPrimer for porous surfaces1L
Continuo BaseBase coat25Kg
Continuo DecoDecorative coat15Kg + 5Kg
Continuo LinkSealer0.1L + 0.05L
Continuo Top ARTResin1.25L + 0.375L
MeshFor the base coat12 msq

Don’t forget to purchase PRO LINK seperately for non-absorbent surfaces as it’s not included in the kit!

 

How to Apply Microcement

The application method is simple and straightforward, you should apply one coat after the previous one is dry enough. Please see the below table for further details:

StepProductLayerWhen?ToolDiluted / Mixed
0Atomo or Pro LinkOnly oneCreate a bonding coat on porous OR non-absorptive surfacesRoller or brushShould be diluted 30%;
300 ml of water to 1L of Atomo. Pro Link doesn’t need to be diluted.
1Continuo BASEFirst of two4-6 hours after step 0Stainless steel or plastic trowelMixed with water; 5-6L to 25Kg
1aMeshDirectly embed in the 1st coat of Continuo BASE
2Continuo BASESecond of two3 hours after step 1Stainless steel or plastic trowel
3Continuo DECO*First of twoAt least 3 hours after step 2Stainless steel or plastic trowelComponent A mixed with B; cca 330g of B to 1Kg of A
4Continuo DECO*Second of twoAt least 3 hours after step 3Stainless steel or plastic trowel
 5 Continuo LINKOnly oneAt least 12 hours after step 4RollerLink A and B mixed with water; 1 unit of B to 2 units of A mixed with 12 units of water. Eg. 100ml of A to 50ml of B with 600ml of water.
6 Continuo TOP ARTFirst of twoAt least 6 hours after step 5RollerTop A and B mixed with water; 1 unit of B mixed with 3.3 units of A with cca 0.45 units of water. Eg. 1.25L of A mixed with 375ml of B with 163ml of water.
7Continuo TOP ARTSecond of twoAt least 3 hours after step 6Roller
Light traffic24 hours after step 7
Fully usable5 days after step 7

*Continuo Deco coats can be coloured. On walls/ceilings ‘Continuo BASE’ doesn’t need to be applied, but make sure thermal and mechanical movement has been accounted for.

Moreover, when you choose this system you’ll be using a formaldehyde free, water-based and low VOC solution. Our microcement products were classified as A+ (the best rating) Emission Rating (‘Emissions dans L’air Interieur’) by the French government.

 

Components in Micro cement kits
Beton cire kitWall kitWall & Floor kitSample kit
AtomoXXXX
BaseXX
MeshXX
BaseXX
Deco AXXXX
Deco BXXXX
LinkXXXX
Top AXXX
Top BXXX
WaxX

 

Impera Italia’s Advice™

If you sand the coats and apply this finish with a plastic trowel you can eliminate most of the movement and can actually achieve a microcement finish with no or little movement!

 

Trivia

Microcement products derive their strength not only from the nature of the mineral-, micronised cement base and their compactness, but also from the reinforcing effect of the resins.

 

Number of coats: See the General Information or the PDF Manual
Thinning: mixable 'A' and 'B' components, powder mixed with water, mixable 'A' and 'B' components that need additional water - please carefully study our mixing sheet for details
Colours:
IIMC001 - Cardiff
IIMC002 - Edinburgh
IIMC003 - Cambridge
IIMC004 - Birmingham
IIMC005 - Glasgow
IIMC006 - Exeter
IIMC007 - London
IIMC008 - Canterbury
IIMC009 - York
IIMC010 - Oxford
IIMC011 - Lincoln
IIMC012 - Belfast
IIMC013 - Manchester
IIMC014 - Liverpool
IIMC015 - Newcastle

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