PolyFiRM Stabilizers 
Durable polymer compounds for road and trail surfaces   *formerly A.R. Smith Distributing

CoPolymer Resin Specifications

  • Strong yet flexible
  • Water-based
  • Environmentally friendly
  • No VOC's
  • No detectable leachates 

SHIPPING: Typically in disposable 55-gallon barrels with easy-open, resealable lock rings.  Also available in 5-gallon buckets.

SAFETY AND HANDLING:  No special handling requirements.  Resin is very safe. Ships as an unclassified, non-hazardous material.   Passes EPA recommended TCLP leacheate test, showing no detectable VOC’s.  Stock can be retained over several seasons and remain in suspension.

TRAIL BINDER DILUTION: With water in ratios between 5:1 and 20:1, depending upon application and environment.  Standard is 8:1. Instructions

GENERAL APPLICATION SUMMARY: Apply during dry weather window.  Dilute with water and apply to soil or aggregate per Application Protocol and/or mix design.  Compact if desired for higher load-bearing capability.

CAUTIONS:  Product cannot freeze during handling.  Do not store above 120 degrees F.   Product must dry to begin polymerization.  Product polymerizes at 50 degrees F and above, therefore application temperature should be above that for a good portion of the day of application and several days thereafter.  Nighttime temperature can dip below this level.  Dry conditions are best. 

QUALITY AND EFFECTIVENESS: CPX Copolymer Resin is our generic version of the same base product utilized in a number of competitive offerings.  In our testing and usage this version performs better than competitive products containing unspecified proprietary additives.  Most importantly, offering the unadulterated product allows us to price this product at the very best level possible for our customers. This product is manufactured in a state of the art ISO 9000 blending facility at full-strength, with no additional water or unpredictable additives.  Quality and concentration levels are assured.

PolyFirm Road Patch:

Product consists of PolyFirm Copolymer Resin (above) plus specific gradiations of crushed aggregate.  Packaged as pre-mixed and ready-to-mix kits.  Pre-mix comes in 1, 2, and 3 gallon plastic containers, ready to pour.