StarQuartz, QuartzLock2 Urethane Grout
Revolutionary pre-mixed, self-sealing, stain-free grout
QuartzLock2 Urethane Grout is a next-generation eco-friendly grout technology that makes grouting tile easier, safer and more long lasting. Made with a ultra-low odor non-toxic urethane, QuartzLock2 comes pre-mixed and ready-to-use in either a 9 lb. or 18 lb. bucket. Use it on all ceramic, porcelain and natural stone tile indoors or outdoors and even in submerged applications. Once applied, the grout cures to a very hard, self-sealed, semi-elastic finish which results in a colorfast grout that's resistant to chemicals, stains, mold and mildew. Plus, QuartzLock2 won't shrink or crack.
NOTE: NEW QuartzLock2™ RapidCure™ will replace all regular QuartzLock2 as old stock is depleted. Because this will occur through 2014, you may receive the new RapidCure formula when you order QuartzLock2. If so, please refer to installation guidelines shown in right hand margin. QuartzLock2 RapidCure differs only in that it is approved for intermittent water exposure after only 3 days of cure (instead of 7 days as before) and full water submersion after 7 days of cure. The coverage remains the same for both products.
NOTE2: In rare instances, your tile may require special cleaning to remove the grout haze. QuartzLock2 offers a proprietary cleaner for this called Blaze. We strongly encourage you to test QuartzLock2 on one tile first before using everywhere.
QuartzLock2 Urethane Grout is a great replacement/upgrade to epoxy, cement and pigment-based grouts. Unlike epoxy grout, it's both easy to apply and clean up; unlike pigment-based grout, there's no risk of incorrect mixing. The real bonus, however, is that QuartzLock grout never has to be sealed!
QuartzLock2 can be used for indoor or outdoor, commercial or residential, wet or dry and horizontal or vertical applications. It requires no water and it won't sag in vertical applications and won't dust. It's UV stable and non-allergenic; plus leftover grout can be saved for later use instead of being thrown in the dump.
This is an encapsulated product in which the sand component (crystalline silica) is bound in a polymer matrix. The sand contained in QuartzLock2 cannot be inhaled under conditions of intended product use.
How much do you need? See the coverage chart on page 4 of this guide.
On the Installation and Coverage Chart, the 9 lb. unit corresponds to the 1-gallon size; the 18 lb. unit corresponds to the 2-gallon size.
For glass and metal tile, we recommend the use of StarGlass Grout, also by StarQuartz.
Why we like it
Forget dirty stained grout lines. Forget mold and mildew. Forget sealing your grout. One application and you are done forever.
If you've ever used an epoxy grout, you know how hard it is to apply and clean up. This innovative non-staining grout removes all the pain and adds some great features. Contractors love this and you will too.
Features & benefits
- High-performance — semi-flexible, non-sag, crack-resistant, low shrinkage, covers 1/16" to 1/2" grout lines
- Fast, easy installation — installs up to 50% faster than other grouts
- Superior durable finish — non-fading, self-sealing, stain-resistant
- Long open time — sets up after four hours so there is no rush
- Easy-to-use — DIY; pre-mixed, water cleanup
- Great colors — 40 quartz-based colors; non-fading, UV stable
- Non-toxic — no BPA or NMP as found in epoxy grouts; low odor, ultra low VOC
- Safe — for everyone, including the chemically sensitive; learn how to test a non-toxic product for tolerance
- Eco-friendly — ultra low VOC; contains recycled content
Alert: Warning! Do not use vinegar or acid-based cleaners as they will weaken the grout during the curing process.
State Nexus Fee may apply
A state nexus fee will be applied to this item if drop shipped to the following states:
Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Wisconsin. We're sorry for the inconvenience. Click here to read more about the state nexus fee.
This item description was written by Joel Hirshberg
|Residential Finish Wear|
|Commercial Finish Wear|
|Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)|| |
|FSC Chain-of-Custody #|
|LEED® Qualifications|| |
|LEED® Regional Materials Zip Code|
|Interior or Exterior||Interior, Exterior|
|Use On Material||Tile, Tile: Ceramic, Tile: Glass, Tile: Natural Stone, Tile: Porcelain|
|Use On||QuartzLock Grout can be used in grout joint widths from 1/16” to 1/2” on vertical or horizontal surfaces in both interior and exterior installations.|
|Eco-replacement for||Epoxy Grout|
|Chemically-sensitive safe||Yes learn how to test a non-toxic product for tolerance|
|Test before use||Yes, test on inconspicuous area|
|Coverage||Depends on tile size and joint width - dowload chart|
|Square Feet / Box|| Square Feet|
|Thickness or Height||"|
|Veneer Cut Thickness|
|Boxes / Pallet|| Boxes|
|Square Feet / Pallet|| Square Feet|
|Boards / Box|| Boards|
|Pieces / Box|| Pieces|
|Weight / Box|| Pounds|
|Shelf Life|| |
|Use With These Prodcuts|
|Number of Colors|| Colors|
|Critical Radiant Flux|
|Face or Pile Weight|
|Pile Height (High)|
|Pile Height (Low)|
|Resistance to Insect Pests|
|Roll Length|| '|
|Stitches Per Inch|
|Surface Texture, Construction, Style|
|Tufts per Sq. In.|| Tufts / Sq In|
|Bundles per Pallet|| Bundles|
|Bundles per Square 6" Exposure|| Bundles|
|Bundles per Square 7" Exposure|| Bundles|
|Bundles per Square 7-1/2" Exposure|| Bundles|
|Bundles per Square 8" Exposure|| Bundles|
|Pounds per Bundle|| Pounds|
|Pounds per Pallet|| Pounds|
|Pounds per Roll|| Pounds|
|Pounds per Square|| Pounds|
|Pounds per Square 6" Exposure|| Pounds|
|Pounds per Square 7" Exposure|| Pounds|
|Pounds per Square 7-1/2" Exposure|| Pounds|
|Pounds per Square 8" Exposure|| Pounds|
|Lin Feet per Bundle|| Lin Feet|
|Lin Feet per Pallet|| Lin Feet|
|Rolls per Pallet|| Rolls|
|Squares per Roll|| Squares|
|Tiles per bundle|| Tiles|
|Tiles per Lin Foot|| Tiles|
|Finish Type|| |
|Ingredients||download Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)|
|VOC Content||38 g/l Grams/Liter|
|Use On Material - Condition||Tile, Tile: Ceramic, Tile: Glass, Tile: Natural Stone, Tile: Porcelain|
|Application Method||float, sponge, trowel|
|Application Temperature Range||warmer than 55 ° f|
|Application Instructions||see pdf|
|Surface or Product Preperation||Surface should be clean, dry and oil free|
|Recommended # of Coats||1|
|Re-coat After||as needed|
|Drying Time||open time 4 hours, tack free in 8 hours, foot traffic in 24-48 hours, fully cures in 72 hours. Use accelerator in wet or dry applications to speed up cure time|
|Appearance When Dry||satin finish|
|Cleans Up With||Water, neutral cleaners|
|Storage||Store in cool dry place out of sunlight|
|Recycling or Disposal||Dispose of excess product in accordance with all local, state and federal regulations, Do not throw out container unless completely empty. Pour contents onto dry cardboard and let thoroughly dry outdoors. May also be absorbed with cat litter, sand or other dry materials|
|Bamboo Construction|| |
|Finish Sheen|| |
|Floor Item Type|
|Floor Type|| |
|Grade Installation|| |
|Janka Hardness Rating|
|Number of Plys|| -Plys|
|Radiant Heat|| |
|Range of Resistance|
|Risk in Dry Climates|| |
|Shade (1 Light) - (7 Dark)|| |
|Strips / Plank|| -Strips/Plank|
|Surface Texture|| |
|Surface Treatment|| |
|Surface Treatment Color|
|Tile Application|| |
|Touch Up Kit|
|Can be indoor?|
|Can be outdoor?|
|Max Gallons Per Minute|| - GPM|
|Max BTU's / Hour|| - BTU's / Hour|
|Multi Control Capabilities|
|Temperature Range (with remote)|
StarQuartz, QuartzLock2 Urethane Grout
Pre-mixed self-sealing grout that's non-toxic, colorfast, stain-proof, water-proof and crack-resistant (new colors)
StarQuartz, QuartzLock2 Urethane Grout
Lifetime Phone Support
We recommend a sample before you order!
We provide fast, free shipping on samples.
Talk To An Eco-Advisor
Call +1 800 405 0222 for design, installation and technical assistance.
| Get a Call Back