Application Instructions for Concrete Surfaces

Odie’s Oil Application Steps for Polished Concrete

  1. Grind surface with desired media (metals, pads, and or pucks). 

  2. Apply any repairs if needed (spall ,grout, ardex, etc). 

  3. Re-grind with desired media (metals, pads, puck). Stop at 400 grit or below
  4. Vacuum and clean surface thoroughly. 

  5. Apply Odie's oil universal with a burnisher on low speed with a hog's hair pad or a finishing pad.
  6. After full application, switch to clean dry pads and burnish surface at a moderate pace until surface is dry and smooth to touch. Be sure to change to clean pads regularly and burnish-buff until all Odie's oil is removed from the surface.
  7. If polishing to a 800 or higher.

  • Polish surface to 400 grit.
  • Vacuum and clean surface.
  • Apply Odie's oil with a burnisher on low speed with a hog's hair pad or a finishing pad
  • Polish to 800 grit and re-apply Odie's Oil.
  • After application, switch to clean dry oads and re-burnish-buff at a moderate pace until the surface is smooth and dry to touch. Be sure to change pads regularly and burnish-buff until all Odie's oil is removed from the surface.

       8. If polishing to 1500 grit or 3000 grit.

  • Apply Odie's oil at 800 grit as directed above and apply again after the final polish of 1500, 3000 or higher.
  • After burnishing, switch to clean dry pads and re-burnish-buff at a moderate pace until the surface is smooth and dry to touch
  • After application, switch to clean dry pads and re-burnish-buff at a moderate pace until the surface is smooth and dry to touch. Be sure to change pads regularly and burnish-buff until all Odie's oil is removed from the surface

 

Odie’s Oil application steps for polished Counter tops

*For full Aggregate (Stone) exposure use Hybrid Pad then below steps. 

  1. 50 Grit

  2. 100 Grit

  3. 200 Grit

  4. 400 Grit Matte finish 

  5. Apply Odie’s as densifier. Apply Odie’s with hand polisher low speed or buffer low speed until completely dry.

  6. 800 gloss

  7. 1500 high sheen

  8. 3000 Apply Odie’s with hand polisher low speed or buffer low speed until completely dry. 

Note! Do not over oil, as concrete may darken, keep moving. Go back over if needed.   

For a salt and pepper finish.

Start with 50 grit or zenith pad (from Sase) 

Then perform above steps.