Armstrong Flooring S-580 Flash Cove Adhesive DATA SHEET


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S-580 Flash Cove Adhesive SDS

For Use With

For use with the following Installation Systems:

Product Information

TypeWater-based/resin; pressure-sensitive; acrylic base
TaggantsContains no visible taggants
ApplicatorBrush or roller
Coverage200–250 sq. ft./ half-gallon (18-23 sq. m.)
UnitsHalf-gallon (1.89 L)
Open TimeDry to pressure sensitive state; minimum of 20-30 minutes
Working TimeUnlimited (working times may vary based on job conditions, temperature, humidity, air circulation, etc.)
Shelf Life1 year, unopened
Freeze/Thaw StableNo, keep from freezing
VOC Content2 g/L; calculated and reported, SCAQMD 1168
Clean UpWet–clean, white cloth with neutral detergent and water
Dry– clean, white cloth and mineral spirits
WallsStandard, structurally sound
AdvantagesMoisture and alkali resistant
Excellent grab
AGIS Guarantee
Nonflammable, ammonia-free and low odor
Contains low or no organic solvents
Size1/2 Gallon1/2 Gallon (1.9L)
Item No.00580406S-580406
Item/Carton UPC0-42369-93488-6042369935043
Carton Weight19.8 lbs19.8 lbs
Items per Carton44
Cartons per Pallet5454


When S-580 is used with a recommended Armstrong floor application, the Armstrong Guaranteed Installation System warranty applies.


LEED Credits: EQ 4.1
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Recommended Substrates

Will bond to all substrates listed below but refer to flooring installation system for specific installation recommendations:

  • Concrete and concrete block
  • Gypsum drywall
  • Plaster
  • Wood and plywood
  • Brick
  • Abraded plastic laminate

DO NOT USE OVER: Concrete with excessive moisture and/or alkali; substrates treated with fire-retardant chemicals, fungicides, preservatives, release agents, adhesive removers, sealers, curing compounds or other incompatible treatmentsStir well before using

Application Instructions

  • Condition the area to be installed, adhesive, and flooring to 65 degrees F (18 degrees C) or above for 48 hours before, during, and for 48 hours after installation.
  • Substrate must be smooth, sound, dry, clean, and free of dirt, wax, polish, paint, and all other foreign matter which may interfere in a good bond, including curing agents and sealers.
  • Glossy surfaces must be abraded for a proper bond.
  • Stir any liquid on the surface into the adhesive.
  • Apply two coats of S-580 Flash Cove Adhesive with a brush 4″ on the floor as well as up the entire cove area. Allow adhesive to dry to a pressure-sensitive state between applications.
  • Before installing flooring, allow adhesive to set open for 20-30 minutes until it becomes dry to pressure sensitive state.
  • After appropriate open time, install floor. Working time is unlimited to cut, fit and reposition.
  • Roll adhered areas with a hand roller and seam seams as recommended.
  • Remove wet adhesive residue using a clean, white cloth dampened with soapy water. Use mineral spirits for dried adhesive residue carefully following warnings on container.

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Updated on March 27, 2023