Food Safe Floor Refurbishment

A Slough-based major food manufacturer has a hygienic, easy to maintain, floor from Central Flooring Services.

The existing tile floor at the facility was failing with grout degradation and tiles were becoming loose resulting in breakdown of underlay screed giving hygiene concerns. The client chose resin flooring after Central Flooring Services offered a specification that would provide a food safe, durable, sustainable floor to meet the needs of the client. The project involved removal of the existing floor tiles across a 150m2 area with an 80mm thick underlay screed. The floor was prepared by planing and a new Altropol polymer underlay screed was installed to levels. Once cured the underlay screed was prepared and primed to receive Altrocrete polyurethane food grade resin flooring (FeRFA type 8). The perimeter was then coved with Altrocove polyurethane mortar and expansion joints reinstated. The program was carried out observing the strict hygiene regulations with the 24/7 production room, keeping to a very tight program, as this is the main pot washroom within the company. Over 95% of the waste created from the project was recycled; including the old removed flooring and packaging waste from the new installation. The client is extremely pleased with the installation and plans to carry the system throughout the rest of the factory.