Floor Coating & Painter Application Tools

Concrete Etching Solutions & Mastic Removers

Here you will find all your Concrete Etching Solutions & Mastic Removers needs. We carry all multiple types of concrete cleaners and mastic removers. If you can't find something you are looking for, please give is a call at (989) 495-0297.

Concrete Etching Solutions & Mastic Removers

Here is what is included on this page:

Etch N' Clean | Phosphoric Acid | TSP Cleaning Compound | BEAN-e-doo | Soy Gel | Mastic Removing | Floorscrub | Floorshine | Floorstrip

Franmar Bean-e-doo Floor Mastic Adhesive RemoverFranmar Bean-e-doo Floor Mastic Adhesive Remover

• Stays wet & cleans for over 24 hours
• NO ODOR, does not require negative air, no dangerous fumes, non-flammable
• Landfill acceptable, does not add to HAZ-MAT, 100% biodegradable
• Easy clean-up, rinses clean with water, no residues after water rinse
• SAFE in occupied areas!

Made with soy and is definitely the safest and best remover on the market. Just spread on the mastic to be removed, and then wait 10 minutes, and scrape the mastic off! To make sure all the residue is off before mastic re-application sprinkle water, and if the surface turns white, the mastic residue isn't gone. Just simply keep adding water, and wiping surface until residue is gone!

BEAN-e-doo Mastic Remover is not recommended for wood surfaces.

• Asbestos - 250 sq. ft. per gallon
• Vinyl - 200 sq. ft. per gallon
• Ceramic - 150 sq. ft. per gallon

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Etch n' Clean Concrete Etching Solution - 1 gal (500+ sq/ft)

Etch n' Clean Concrete Etching Solution - 1 gal (500+ sq/ft)

Concrete floors require preparation before applying a paint, high - performance coating system, stain or a concrete sealer. The preparation usually involves cleaning the surface to remove oil and other unwanted contaminants then "profiling" the concrete by etching with acid or by mechanical abrasion. If the concrete does not have heavy oil contamination, The Original Color Chips Floor Coating System Etch 'n Clean will provide both the cleaning and the profiling in one operation.

For optimized performance, dillute the etch 'n clean in a 1 to 1 mix ratio with water. (1 gallon of etch 'n clean with 1 gallon of water). This will give you 2 gallons of solution to work with. (500+ sq/ft feet). 

If the concrete has been steel-trowelled, the surface will be very smooth. This finishing technique works fine cement particles to the surface creating a very hard, dense finish. Steel-trowelled floors may require multiple applications to achieve the desired profile.

The Original Color Chips Etch 'N Clean Has several uses!


  • Cleans While Etching
  • No Acidic Vapors
  • Neutralizes Alkali Salts
  • Metal Phosphatizer
  • Removes Rust
  • Improves Paint Adhesion

Use For

  • Concrete Cleaning and Profiling
  • Preparing Galvanized for Paint
  • Phosphatizing Steel
  • De-Rusting Steel
  • Masonry and Brick Cleaning
  • Food Plant Cleaning


  • Form Release Compounds
  • Oil, Grease, Soot, Dirt
  • Galvanized Passivation Film
  • Heat Scale, Oils, Lubricants
  • Efflorescence, Laitance
  • Rust, Non-Ferrous Corrosion


Cleaning, degreasing and profiling the surface to prepare it for coating, staining or sealing.

Masonry, Brick
Cleans mortar joints, removes excess mortar and dissolves efflorescence

Cleans, degreases, derusts and creates a phosphate conversion coating.

Removes the passivation film on galvanized steel to improve coating adhesion


On concrete, Etch 'N Clean reduces preparation time by eliminating the separate pre-cleaning and rinsing operation before acid etching.

On Passivated Galvanized, Etch 'N Clean degrades the passivation coating on galvinized steel and impoves coating adhesion.

On steel, Etch 'N Clean cleans, degreases and provides a phosphate conversion coating for improved corrosion resistance and enhanced coating adhesion.

Etch 'N Clean has no acidic vapors eliminating the accidental corrosion of ductwork, electrical contacts in machinery and equipment and other sensitive parts.

Additionally, Etch 'N Clean is ideal for use in areas with limited ventilation such as basements, swimming pools, containment areas and pits.

Etch 'N Clean is odorless, non-flammable and is safe to use near vegetation.

For best results on concrete:
1) Dillute 1 gallon of water to 1 gallon of solution.
2) If available, hot water will accelerate cleaning
and etching.
3) Sweep loose debris and dampen the surface
with water.
4) Apply solution and scrub with a stiff brush 
or broom until bubbling stops.  NOTE:  if no
bubbling occurs, surface is coated with
curing compounds or contaminants 
preventing etching.  Remove contamination
and reapply Etch 'n Clean.
Only work in an area that you can rinse immediately
after the bubbling stops (usually a few minutes)
5) Triple rinse with water to neutralize.  On
floors, squeegee off rinse water to speed
6) Allow the surface to dry thoroughly. (min. 24hrs)
Floor should resemble 100 grit sandpaper or more
coarse. If not, etch again.

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Low Odor Mastic & Adhesive Remover / Sentinel PL-145

Low Odor Mastic & Adhesive Remover / Sentinel PL-145

Our most economical and most popular solvent for dissolving tough asphaltic floor mastics. Low odor blend of hydrocarbons with built-in penetrants and surfactants assists in quick-action and sure clean-up. The formula wets out asbestos fibers and prevents them from becoming airborne. Special emulsifiers aid in preparing the surface for new adhesives. 141• flash

Application Instructions:

Step 1:
Before beginning work, be sure to protect all walls, flooring, carpeting, cracks or wood from liquid material.
This will ensure easier cleanup and eliminate potential problems.

Step 2:
Once the floor tile is removed, simply apply the product to the adhesive. This may be done by using a mopto evenly distribute the material. Allow the material to soak and penetrate for 10-15 minutes.

Step 3:
Using scrapers, remove the softened adhesive from the floor surface and reapply product to remaining adhesive residue. Repeat as necessary.

Step 4:
Using brooms or floor scrubbers, agitate resulting mixture and remove all liquids using absorbents.

Step 5: Once the mastic and cleaner are removed, all residues may be completely rinsed by washing the floor with a soap and water mixture. Allow the subfloor to dry completely before reflooring.

Coverage rates for our Low Odor Mastic Remover will range from 80 to 150 square feet per gallon for mastic removal.

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FLOORSCRUB - floor cleaning solution - 1-galFLOORSCRUB - floor cleaning solution - 1-gal

The Original Color Chips FloorScrub /epoxy floor cleaning solution

Product Description:

The original Color Chips Floor Scrub is a powerful cleaner/degreaser. Instantly penetrates and emulsifies grease, oil, dirt and grime. It removes rubber tire marks and baked on carbon deposits. Perfect for cleaning factory floors, epoxy floor coatings, urethane coatings, machinery, engines, tools, trucks and parts.

Where To Use:

• Automatic Scrubbers
• Pressure Washers
• Dip tanks
• Steam Cleaners
• Manual Cleaning

Directions For Use:

• General cleaning: 4 to 8 oz. per gallon of water.
• Heavy duty cleaning: 8 to 12 oz. per gallon of water.

Packaging/Other Information:

• 1 Gallon Pails

The Original Color Chips Floor Scrub is fortified with Natural Orange Oil!

Blue Liquid, Natural Orange Frangrance
pH: 11-12

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FLOORSHINE - Polymer Finish 1-galFLOORSHINE - Polymer Finish 1-gal

The Original Color Chips Floorshineä is the ultimate floor finish. A 25% solids, metal crosslinked, polymer finish will make your floors look wet even when they are dry. Some of the benefits of using Floorshine are:

• superior protection
• durability
• reparability
• black mark & detergent resistant
• ultra high gloss • water resistant
• non buffable
•non scuffing
• self-leveling
• use with or without sealer
• slip resistant (exceeds ASTM standard D2047-82)
• most suited to high traffic areas
• performs exceptionally well with either spray buffing or high speed buffing
• V.O.C. Compliant

Where to use:

epoxy floor finishes vinyl & vinyl asbestos asphalt tile concrete linoleum urethane floor finishes sealed terrazzo rubber composition tile wood

Directions for use:

Apply a thin uniform coat of finish to floor with new rayon mop. Allow to dry approximately 30 minutes. We recommend applying 3-4 uniform coats in this manner. Never pour left over finish back into the container to avoid contamination.


1000 - 1200 ft 1st Coat
1500 - 2000 ft 2nd Coat


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FLOORSTRIP - wax stripper - 1-galFLOORSTRIP - wax stripper - 1-gal

The Original Color Chips FloorStrip!
This super powerful formula cuts through layers of old finish in minutes.

Cuts labor time in half over conventional stripping products. Formulated to do the job. Makes wax stripping easy!

Used to remove:

Finishes – acrylic, co-polymer, metal crosslinked, polymer, styrene, acrylic/urethane blends

Waxes – carnauba, microcrystalline

Sealers – acrylic, water-based urethanes

Directions for use:

Regular stripping: 26 oz. per gallon of hot water.

Heavy duty stripping: 52 oz. per gallon of hot water.

• thoroughly saturate surface to be stripped

• for heavy duty stripping - use a black stripping pad with a floor machine

• mop up emulsified wax or use wet/dry vacuum for best results

• allow floor to dry

• apply new floor finish

Other information:

This product should not be used on wood floors or painted surfaces. Not recommended on linoleum or rubber tile floors since bleaching and softening may occur. Test first on asphalt tile in inconspicuous area. Bleaching may occur.

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