Concrete suffers from several disadvantages, including high porosity however is an extremely versatile flooring material for inside and outside buildings.
What’s Epoxy Flooring
An epoxy coating is a liquid resin joined with a hardening agent, applied in various thicknesses over existing or new concrete to create a well-covered flooring surface. The resin is clear or coloured, and possesses no odour. When it’s combined with the hardener, a chemical reaction starts that transforms the resin into a powerful, plastic-like surface. Epoxy is exceptionally adhesive, so it securely bonds to the underside surface and the borders of any walls, while it’s hardening. After hardening, the smooth flooring becomes solid, durable and chemically resistant. Furthermore, epoxy floorings have several other noteworthy advantages, for instance, following:
- Epoxy is a high-polish surface that can be readily polished to a beautiful sheen.
- Epoxy floors are nonporous and withstand spots, spills and chemical etching.
- Epoxy flooring is not difficult to clean.
- Epoxy floors are not dangerous because they’re slip resistant and fire resistant.
- Epoxy floors have become affordable and are regarded as among the most cost efficient flooring materials available.
Benefits of Epoxy Coatings
Epoxy resin and polyurethane flooring coatings come in a variety of colours to satisfy the desired appearance of your floor. Because of the high durability of these resin based flooring systems it is possible to be assured coloured floorings is not going to wear with time. Many retail flooring installments contain a quartz finish.
The rapid curing time of polyurethane and epoxy systems allows for minimal downtimes when installing for a new-build or installing for a refurbishment. All installations are completed to allow for others after the flooring system has sealed to enable carrying out other shop fitting operations.
Epoxy floor coatings are perfect for various industrial, commercial and residential functions. It can emit fumes that are powerful and ’s additionally an excellent option to polyurethane floor coating, which can be expensive, hard to use. Epoxy is not difficult to use and can be usually seen in an extensive variety of settings, including:
- Industrial factories
- Food eateries and preparation facilities
- Retail stores