The USS Ronald Reagan has an impressive Museum aboard the ship with an outstanding floor designed with stars and wavering stripes in red, white & blue. This beautiful floor, created with Amtico Stratica, was installed seven years ago.
Unfortunately, a company tried to field apply a UV cured version of Poly Urethane. As shown in the one photo, the finish starting failing about 3 years ago with small blisters.
Everyone thought they would lose the entire floor, but after carefully scraping and peeling the finish off, the Dr. Schutz Application Team was able to prep the old Amtico Stratica floor and apply Dr. Schutz WaxNoMor Gloss.
Faced with high humidity, lack of ventilation and a cold deck floor, drying time between the 2 coats of WaxNoMor was doubled from 2 hours to 4 hours and cure time before foot traffic was extended from the standard 12 hours to 16 hours to accomodate these conditions.
Even with the additional waiting time, the project was completed, start to finish, in less than 3 days achieving a result that made the old floor look new again!
The photos below show the floor in the USS Ronald Reagan’s ship Museum finished with Dr. Schutz WaxNoMor Gloss.