We have over 35 years’ experience installing high quality industrial resin flooring systems into a wide range of work places, both industrial and commercial throughout the UK. ACC Flooring focus on customer service and satisfaction, we offer all our clients a free, no obligation site survey and quotation. Working with the leading resin flooring manufacturers we are able to offer a broad range of resin flooring solutions to include preparation and installation that can be tailored to your business requirements, specifications, budgets and timescales to provide the best options and service whilst minimising disruption and downtime.
PSC Flooring Ltd are industrial flooring experts, operating throughout the UK, with over 30 years’ experience in the application of resin floors, polyurethane flooring, and epoxy floor coatings. We offer a total industrial ﬂooring contractor package, encompassing site survey, speciﬁcation, surface preparation and product installation. PSC Flooring have laid thousands of square metres of resin ﬂooring systems throughout the UK including epoxy floor coatings, screeds and anti-slip systems, Heavy-duty polyurethane resin flooring screeds and Heavy-duty cementations pump screeds. Servicing the Pharmaceutical, Food & Drink, Automotive, Engineering, Warehousing and Electronics Industries ensuring the highest standards in safety, quality and customer care.
Working in all Industries, we offer a full range of services associated with the Industrial Resin Flooring Industry, from a Type 1 to a Type 8. From our free, initial site survey to completion of the works, you can be rest assured that our 33 years experience will show. Environmentally Friendly systems are used wherever possible, to include our own unique screed made using 100% recycled materials. We offer an incredibly flexible approach to each enquiry which allows ourselves to offer a full range of solutions.We look forward to being of assistance to you.
Industrial resin flooring installation and repairs: install polymer screeds, build up/infill screeds, epoxy, polyurethane and MMA coatings, screeds, self levelling compounds and non-slip and hygienic finishes Civils and Groundworks: Installing internal stainless steel drainage gullies, channels and kerbing and internal underground drainage alterations
All aspects of floor preparation including diamond grinding and floor planning. Installation of industrial sub-floors including polymer modified screeds, flowing liquid screeds and rapid cure Polyurethane screeds. Installation of high performance resin systems such as epoxy and PU floor coatings, self smoothers, decorative screeds, crack and joint repairs and demarcation and lining. We also undertake installation of drainage and civil works.
The floor area in a precast concrete plant is generally subjected to aggressive heavy traffic and abrasion, and is difficult to keep clean. Shay Murtagh not only seeks to continuously improve product quality through technology, but also encourage a sense of pride within their work-force that ultimately shines through in the finished product. A decision was made that coating the floor area of the Raharney plant would be a key element in achieving this lift in attitude.
Knowing the harsh conditions the chosen product would be subjected to, the client wanted a floor coating that was fast curing, extremely hard-wearing and easy to apply, with an attractive finish and easy to clean. Being applied in a working environment and with health and safety in mind, an additional request was that the coating be solvent-free so that there were no fumes during application. Fosroc’s Nitoflor FC150, in Powder Blue, was chosen as it meets all of these criteria and required only basic substrate preparation.
It is almost impossible to keep floor areas in a working precast concrete plant completely clean, but at Shay Murtagh a “clean as you go” attitude has been encouraged by the visually improved workspace. This attitude not only creates a safer place to work with less floor clutter and machinery / tooling is maintained to a higher level, but the concept of being proud of where you work transpires directly into all stages of manufacture and product quality is kept to a consistently high standard. The fact that the floor colour matches the traditional blue Shay Murtagh company colours was as intended and adds to the finished coating’s aesthetic appeal
Zircon provided the long-term, slip resistant solution for these walkways, ensuring staff have a safe, hard-wearing surface on which to work.
A quick turn around was needed for this well known tool manufacturer. They required their existing flaky painted walkways replacing with a slip resistant surface suitable for a heavy duty traffic crossing.
We firstly prepared the area by means of dust free diamond grinding & scarifying.
The first and second coat of Remmers MT100 Primer was installed.
Following on from the primer we installed Epoxyflex PH (2mm) adding an accelerator to speed up the curing times.
Once that was fully cured we installed Remmers Epoxy PH using rollers and brushes, we then broadcast Aluminium Oxide into the wet resin and back rolled it to create a slip resistant surface.
Finally we installed the yellow demarcation lines to create the ends of the walkways. 250m²
Established in 2004, TCS Screeding Ltd are a one-stop shop that specialise in traditional pumped screed, flowing screeds, proprietary and specialist screed mixes, under-floor heating, various floor finishes including resins, tiling and carpet that can all be provided in one bespoke package. We are the largest screeding company in the UK, we work on both residential and commercial developments all across the country with a strong focus on the London and M25 area.
Monarch are epoxy resin flooring contractors who install a lot of flooring within the industrial sector. On this occasion, we were asked to look at a resin walkway floor in Lancashire which had become worn due to the business of the factory. The previous surface was a rough concrete which had been painted many times by the client. As a result, the roughness created by flaking paint had created an uneven surface to move on. The factory used dollies to move the products back and forth across the walkways and as a result of the rough floor, the bumpiness caused the dollies to vibrate. This was causing a lot of issues within the factory. In the end, it was clear that the floor needed to be removed and refreshed so that they would have a smooth surface to move the products around on.
Firstly, the old painted floor needed to be removed. This was accomplished by dust free shot blasting and diamond grinding the floor until an even surface was left. Afterwards, we installed two coats of Monarprime DPM which is a damp shield coating. This helps to prevent moisture coming through the floor and reaching the surface in the form of bubbling. Later, we installed a self-levelling epoxy resin Monarflow. The self-levelling aspect of the epoxy resin is used because it creates a smooth surface on uneven floors. The colour of the floor was a special RAL colour specifically manufactured for the client.
The project was completed over weekends when the factory was closed. As a result, the resin flooring work did not cause an issue with the factories regular weekday work. There was over 350sqm in total completed over the weekend periods. The old resin expansion joints were also reinstated with new during this project.
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Monarch are resin flooring contractors who work across the UK. As well as epoxy resin, we also install polyurethane and fast curing resin systems to suit many sectors. As industrial flooring specialists, we work around the client to make sure works are completed in a timely manner surrounding their preferred shutdown period. We have offices in Derbyshire, Yorkshire and Lancashire and work throughout the UK providing specialist resin flooring solutions. As well as self-levelling systems, Monarch installs a range of other resin flooring systems which we install in industrial settings. For example, anti-slip flooring,
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Following a Health and Safety Inspection to a manufacturing plant in Hull Zircon Flooring were approached to install a pedestrian walkway and forklift routes measuring approximately 800 sq metres. Zircon Flooring specified High Build Epoxy Slip Resistant Flooring System to ensure Health and Safety regulations were met. Installation was carried out over a 3 day shut down period to ensure no disruption to production.
Industrial and commercial resin flooring contractor.
Midland Industrial Flooring Ltd offers a nationwide service, surveying, designing, manufacturing and installing slip prevention products and systems to surface structures. We are able to offer a complete solution for both insitu resin and prefabricated systems incorporating synthetic and cementitious resins with a broad range of aggregates onto steel, aluminium, FRP, timber, engineering plywood and cementitious substrates.
Founded in 1966 as F H Harvey & Sons (Decorators) Ltd, F H Harvey UK Ltd is a family owned industry leading specialist within the UK Construction Sector. We have the capabilities and expertise to deliver industrial resin flooring solutions to a diverse range of construction industry, facilities management and private clients whilst maintaining our traditional values of quality and service. We have worked on many large resin flooring projects with some of the leading main contractors throughout the UK such as Kier, Skanska, Laing O’Rourke and LendLease. As one of the biggest Achilles accredited painting contractors in the Midlands, we can demonstrate our capability through evidence of large, complex projects.
Surface Prep NI is a family run business operating out of the Belfast area. We offer surface preparation and resin flooring solutions to the UK and Irish markets. To ensure each job receives quality care and attention to detail we only use our in-house trained workforce. Each site will always be overseen by a Surface Prep NI director.
Northern Star Flooring Limited (NSF) is an experienced resin flooring contractor located in the North of England. We are not limited geographically. We can add value and assistance to our customers. We are able to carry out nationwide site surveys, be responsive to time sensitive projects and audits and offer highly competitive pricing. All from our Yorkshire base.
IPC’s expert Epoxy Resin Flooring crews can professionally tackle all preparation, repair and epoxy resin installation of any concrete floor. Our clients depend on our expertise and skills to get the job done with minimum down time. We are one of the UK’s leading epoxy resin floor coating and screeding contractors because of our skilled and knowledgeable floor preparation crews, floor installation crews and screeders. We work anywhere and at any time to suit our client’s needs.
Sika ComfortFloor® Marble FX facilitates the creation of an array of structures and patterns to elevate commercial flooring to unprecedented aesthetic realms.
The PU coating system’s fine marble-like design is achieved through a newly-developed colouring method of the base material – Sikafloor®-3000 FX, resulting in a surface that meets the highest standards of comfort and resistance with exceptional style.
Simon Clark, Product Manager for Flooring, at Sika, said: “Sika ComfortFloor® Marble FX is further evidence of our success in creating PU coating solutions which look as good as they perform. In the development process, we ensured the system met the strictest emission requirements of various green labels. This will help protect the flooring’s installers and the building’s future occupants in terms of ecology, health and safety.”
Integral to the appearance of the Sika ComfortFloor® Marble FX system is the elegant, matt- look provided by its top coat, Sikafloor®-306 W. This not only provides the surface with an attractive finish, its seamless attributes make for an extremely easy and comprehensive clean. Sikafloor®-306 W is the result of the latest sealer development and is another extension of the Sika ComfortFloor® range. Its elastic properties allow it to withstand point loads, whilst good UV and yellowing resistance is among its other additional benefits.
With 72 standard colours available in its ComfortFloor® range, there is a spectrum of shades to suit whichever visual effect is required for a particular commercial environment. The majority of these colours are available within the system’s basecoat, Sikafloor®-3000 FX, for additional decorative flourish.
Simon added: “Sikafloor®-3000 FX is an exceptional addition to the commercial flooring market. It further increases the opportunity for businesses to install surfaces which enhance their brand and their building’s character as well as create a comfortable, clean and safe environment for staff and customers. Systems such as this require immense research and technical knowhow to develop. As innovators of more than 50 years’ experience in the global manufacture of building products to call upon, Sika was well-placed to supply this latest industry innovation.”
Coupling a wealth of knowledge with and an unparalleled determination for customer satisfaction is the key to our success. We realise each and every project is unique, working closely with our suppliers and manufacturers to achieve the best possible solutions for our clients is paramount. We work across a broad range of sectors including – Automotive, aviation, aerospace, retail, commercial, domestic, education, food, drink, pharmaceutical, manufacturing and warehousing. With our state of the art machinery and fully trained in-house fitting teams we are setting new standards in industrial finishes. We don’t see problems, we see solutions.
We are the UK’s first choice for anti-slip coatings, resin bound aggregates, road surfacing, epoxy flooring, footbridge surfacing and resin driveways.
We have 2 sides to the business, Thortech Ltd & Thortech Bridges & Marine Ltd.
Thortech Ltd is the best option for urban areas such as parks, pathways, roads and driveways.
Thortech Bridges & Marine would be the best option if you’re looking for an anti-skid surfacing solution for bridges and marine deck systems.
Factory flooring is one of the main installation services which we provide. Due to how busy a factory can be, the flooring needs to be hard-wearing against day to day use. It may also require anti-slip properties, chemical resistance or safety line marking.
In this case, the factory floor in Lincolnshire had a build-up of previous paints which had been used on the floor. Because of this, the floor needed to be ground down to remove the old paint. Once this was completed, we installed a primer coat high-build epoxy resin coating in light grey. Another two coats were added over the next few days as well as a mid-blue gangway. On the final day, we installed yellow safety lines to highlight the walkway which were 100mm wide.
The materials coordinator from the Manufacturer stated the following:
“First class job carries out in a totally professional manner. The workmanship and the attention to detail is first class. The whole experience has been perfect, and the finish is outstanding. A very good service”.
Monarch are epoxy resin flooring contractors who install factory flooring throughout the UK. We also install polyurethane and fast curing resin systems to a wide range of settings. We have offices in Derbyshire, Yorkshire and Lancashire and work throughout the UK as specialist resin flooring contractors.
You can get in touch with Monarch by completing the contact form below. You can also take a look at our contact page for more ways to get in touch.
Monarch are epoxy resin flooring contractors who work throughout the UK. We mainly install our epoxy resin floors within an industrial setting. This includes factory flooring and solutions for the manufacturing sector. On this occasion, we were asked to complete epoxy flooring works to a manufacturer around the Coventry area. They had a new unit which was in need of a tough and durable floor surface. They also needed safety lines added in yellow and blue walkways in the new unit.
We first mechanically prepared the floor using a dust free diamond grinding method. We also repaired and filled the existing expansion joints within the unit. Then we installed Monarcoat 720 in two coats which is an epoxy floor product. Once the resin floor was ready, we then installed resin line marking over the top. We used blue for the walkways and a safety yellow to form the lines as requested by the client. We used Monarcoat 700 for our resin line marking which is also an epoxy resin.
As you can see from the images below, the finish of the resin floor was excellent. Our client had the following comment:
“I would just like to say how pleased I am of the Job … attention to detail is second to none … I will recommend Monarch and your staff.”
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As resin flooring contractors we install a wide variety of flooring to many different settings. As well as epoxy resin we also install fast curing resins and polyurethane. We have offices in Derbyshire, Yorkshire and Lancashire and work throughout the UK. You can get in touch with Monarch by completing the contact form below. You can also take a look at our contact page for other ways to get in touch.
Flowstone Industrial Flooring Limited was contracted to carry out floor refurbishment works to a Boots UK Ltd cosmetics packaging hall in Nottingham. operating from a 280-acre site on which important listed buildings sit side by side with state-of-the-art technology in the Nottingham Enterprise Zone. The site was acquired by Boots in 1927 and it is where the anti-inflammatory drug Ibuprofen was invented.
Specifying the epoxy screed floor
The Client required hard-wearing, non-staining, and easy to clean flooring solution. Having previously been let down by another contractor and their specification, they were looking for a different flooring solution which would closely match their requirements.
The floor was subject to heavy machinery and forklift traffic on daily basis. In addition, it came into contact with grease and oils from the packaging machinery, as well as alcohols such as IPA and DNE which are used to clean the machinery. Exposure to organic solvents such as MEK used for batch marking ink posed potential staining threat to the floor finish, too.
After careful consideration of various different systems, Flowstone specified Flowcrete’s Flowshield SL – 2 mm self-levelling epoxy screed, to be installed in dry packaging areas. Flowshield SL offers exceptionally hard wearing, easy to clean, impervious and chemically-resistant finish. It can be made anti-slip to match individual client requirements in areas subject to spillages, and also comes with a manufacturer-backed 6 year warranty.
Floor Laying Challenges
The floor consisted of a mixture of old substrates, varying from: steel and painted sand and cement screed, to 259 m2 old quartz screed and 900 m2 vinyl coverings. After floor preparation works were completed and all of the old coatings removed, the floor revealed a number of cracks with evidence of localised surface delamination within the concrete. Moisture meter readings also revealed requirement for DPM primer.
Flowstone proceeded to carry out crack bridging repairs and saw cuts, throughout. Reinforcing scrim was allowed across any significant cracks, however some of the cracks suspected to be live whereby there is a risk of vertical movement under load. In order to minimise the risk of possible lateral in the event of changing moisture levels in the base once an effective damp proof membrane is in place, significant cracks were bonded together using a low viscosity epoxy resin Flowcrete PHS.
Sequence of Works
A number of site visits were carried out from both manufacturer and Flowstone, in order to ensure that all floor preparation and installation works are being carried out to required standard.
All floor areas were thoroughly prepared by vacuum enclosed shot blasting, grinding and scarifying.
Further to completion of extensive repairs (crack banding and joints), Flowstone continued by applying 2 coats of DPM primer to the whole floor area.
Flowshield SL topping in colour Goosewing Grey was applied at 2mm thickness to all areas, providing a seamless, smooth, glossy finish throughout. The floor was complete with 256m matching coving.
The whole project took 5 weeks to complete.
Manufacturer of a wide range of formulated polyurethanes for adhesives, decorative coatings, UV and non-UV stable stone carpet systems, playground binders, anti-skid and waterproofing systems, which are supplied in the UK and worldwide
Addagrip Terraco Ltd is a resin manufacturing and formulating company established in 1980. Part of the Terraco Group of companies, Addagrip offers a range of high quality external and internal resin surfacing products and finishing materials for commercial and domestic use. Addagrip is the first manufacturer to have obtained BBA certification for its Resin Bound porous surfacing range Addaset, Addabound and Terrabound which is suitable for car parks, driveways, paths, patios and pool surrounds. Whether you need bespoke designer flooring, residential surfacing, commercial paving options or specialist finishing materials, Addagrip has the solution.
Addagrip Terraco Resin Based Systems CPD Presentation – Construction CPD Certification Service
Throughout the year Addagrip run a series of CPD Seminars on Resin Based Systems. This CPD seminar includes information on Resin Bound, Resin Bonded and Tree Pit Surfacing Systems as well as Case Studies, Specifications, Base Build Ups and SuDS.
Monarch recently completed an epoxy resin floor at a forklift sales and service centre located in Birmingham. The company had gone into the material handling industry in the 1960s and was now responsible for up to 85% of its forklift components, including key parts like motors, drive units, and electronic modules. Their Birmingham site had a newly concreted floor which was around 4,000sqm in size. The oil from the forklifts was being absorbed by the concrete leading to the surface becoming spoiled and damaging the aesthetic qualities of the floor. They needed a heavy duty resin floor which would be resistant to the oil as well as being able to withstand the constant use of the forklifts on site.
Installation and Final Floor
Monarch prepared the floor with diamond grinding machines followed by one coat of Resuseal WB and two coats of Resucoat HB applied in two standard grey colours. We then added in white lines as bay marking for the forklifts using a Resuline product. You can find further product info on the Sherwin Williams site. This project was successfully completed over a five day period and the final floor has a professional finish.
Monarch are epoxy resin flooring installers who work throughout Derbyshire, Yorkshire and England. We have over thirty years of experience and work hard to maintain a high standard of work. As well as installing floors for the industrial sector, as specialist flooring contractors, we also install to the commercial sector. If you would like to know more about us then please get in touch through our contact page.
Developers of the historic landmark Copperworks factory building in Leeds which has hosted a number of royal visits chose a new flooring system from Sherwin-Williams to finish its restoration as a modern warehouse facility.
The 24,400 sq metre concrete floor surface of the 90-year-old former foundry was in varying states of disrepair with several layers of coatings and iron tracks, with heavy wear and tear and oil contamination.
Sherwin-Williams’ experts, having examined the various challenging environmental issues, came up with a programme of flooring installation to meet the exacting specifications which included diamond grinding and shotblasting.
An oil-tolerant primer was applied to prevent delamination and RS Dampshield – a two-component epoxy resin membrane – was used in areas where moisture had been detected.
This was finished with two coats of Resucoat HB, a high-build, low odour, epoxy resin industrial floor coating for high impact and wear resistance. It is extremely hard wearing with a high gloss finish and has strong adhesion onto varied substrates including concrete and appropriate primers. It also comes in a variety of colours.
The old works have been refurbished with buildings re-roofed and re-clad and a modern warehousing and distribution facility of 300,000 sq ft has been created for owners Towngate plc.
The project manager said: “A solution was required to coat the floor to provide a sound surface which the tenant could keep clean easily. Sherwin-Williams has provided a first-class solution, providing a suitable specification and details of the guarantee within a very short space of time to assist us in meeting the programme to a very high standard.”
The foundry was previously known as the Leeds Copperworks and then Yorkshire Copperworks and has played host to a number of industrial breakthroughs, as well as royal visits, and at its peak was the workplace of a 5,000 strong workforce before it closed in 1980.
Sherwin-Williams’ high performance flooring systems are used in diverse industries including food and beverage, pharmaceutical, industrial, retail, commercial and aerospace offering benefits of non-taint, hard- wearing, decorative, impact resistance, slip-resistance, abrasion resistant, chemical protection and thermal shock resistance.
Dilapidation work is an important consideration for both tenants coming to the end of a lease agreement and landlords preparing to re-market a commercial or industrial building as for both it can result in costs, prolonged labour, operational downtime and potentially unforeseen expenditure.
The focus of dilapidation works might be different for each party, as the tenant is looking to avoid breaching the terms of their contract and the landlord wants to quickly return the property to an as-new state so that it is ready for market as soon as possible.
One of the largest areas of concern for landlords is the floor, as it is invariably the part of the building that has weathered the most use and abuse. The floor finish of an industrial site such as a warehouse or factory is likely to have been exposed to impacts from heavy machinery and spillages of corrosive liquids such as oils or greases, while large-scale commercial spaces will have regularly subjected the floor to heavy foot traffic, frequent hot water washes and cleaning chemicals.
With tenants becoming increasingly aware of the importance of having a good quality floor surface, that is both fit for purpose and also visually pleasing for staff and visitors, more of an emphasis is placed on the landlord to ensure that this area of the site is prepared accordingly, to avoid the risk of losing potential clients.
Bringing a facility up to the standards expected by potential tenants is only half of the challenge, as the site should also meet the health and safety regulations relevant to its future use.
In storage areas, floor flatness requirements are critical, especially when dealing with high ceilinged spaces and tall shelving, where the safe operation of high-lifting equipment is paramount. Flat floors decrease vibration on forklift trucks, and so reduce the need for repairs and subsequent down time. Health and safety is increased while the risk of damage to stock is decreased with a lower chance of racks collapsing as a result of uneven surfaces.
Epoxy resin floor coatings have become a popular choice for warehouse and distribution centres, thanks to the ability of these solutions to provide a robust, level platform that can withstand onsite challenges for an extended period of time whilst providing additional operational benefits. One such epoxy resin floor coating that is especially popular in warehouse areas is Flowcoat SF41 from Flowcrete UK.
Systems such as the cement-based, pump applied topping Flowscreed Industrial Top can be specified to work alongside an epoxy coating to create a level surface prior to the application of the resin. This build-up helps to further enhance the surface regularity, and by extension, the operational effectiveness of the entire floor area.
The ability to include customisable additives means that FeRFA Type 3 rated resin finishes such as Flowcoat SF41 will not only revitalise the floor’s surface but can also add valuable benefits to the site that could appeal to potential tenants.
For example, the levels of slip resistance can be tailored to specific areas of the space. This is achieved by varying the quantity and size of the aggregates that are incorporated into the resin material to provide extra traction underfoot precisely where it is required.
Ultra durable epoxy solutions such as Flowshield SL can be chosen for the most challenging locations. This exceptionally hard wearing, self-smoothing resin floor finish is ideal for landlords who want to reduce the frequency of upgrade works as much as possible.
Its dependable, colourful and multi-functional finish makes Flowshield SL suitable for even the most heavy-duty industrial environments. High-end manufacturers Rolls Royce chose this floor finish for these qualities, as it was incredibly important to have materials that maintained an aesthetically attractive and hygienic environment despite the site’s intensive activity.
Epoxy systems have a proven track record of use in high-end industrial and warehouse facilities around the world, including at a large pharmaceutical warehouse at Heathrow Airport, for logistics giants Howard Tenens, at Royal Mail depots, Ryanair’s Prestwick hangars and Bentley Motors production headquarters.
These epoxy systems can be complemented with thick polyurethane floors in areas where there is likely to be more heavy duty operations, such as in loading bays or areas where very heavy machinery will be placed.
Landlords and tenants can take advantage of the life cycle cost savings of resin floor solutions to minimise maintenance and refurbishment costs in the future. Thanks to the long lasting nature of systems such as Flowcoat SF41 and Flowshield SL, the initial outlay can be divided into many years of reliable service, meaning that costs are reduced over the long term when compared to cheaper but more failure prone alternatives.
Koster are a leading manufacturer of Moisture Mitigation, Structural Waterproofing and Concrete Repair Systems.
With decades of experience Koster systems have protected and preserved buildings and structures worldwide.
With their comprehensive product range, they have the optimal solution for every scenario.
Koster products are manufactured according to ISO 9001, with in-house R&D and QC laboratories and large on-site training facilities.
Koster’s flooring range includes VAP 2000 moisture mitigation systems, capable of withstanding 100% RH. These products have an unrivalled track record with Koster providing full testing, consultancy and specification services.
Koster systems include specialist screeds, hard wearing finishes and ultra-fast repair and crack injection products
Flowstone Industrial Flooring Limited is an independent specialist resin and waterproofing contractor operating for over 20 years. Flowstone supply and install a range of high performance epoxy resin and polyurethane resin floor, wall and flat roof coatings and car park decking systems. Flowstone are approved as industrial flooring contractors by the leading resin manufacturers, allowing them to select from a broad range and offer manufacturer-backed system warranties. Flowstone work hard to ensure their team is suitably qualified and trained for the work undertaken and their continued commitment to Health & Safety is evidenced by their CHAS and Achilles RISQs accreditations.
The two main types of resin floors are polyurethanes (PU) and epoxies – and understanding which is appropriate for different environments is very important for many construction industry professionals.
- The formulation of PU and epoxy systems makes them better suited to different environments
- Find out the key differences between the two main types of resin flooring
- Knowing when to apply the right floor is vital for contractors, architects and facilities managers
Each flooring system has differing properties suited to particular uses and choosing the wrong solution can result in costly repairs or even complete floor failure down the line.
While both are called resins, epoxy and PU floors should not be considered the same thing. Admittedly they do share similarities, such as being two-component systems (a resin and a hardener) that when brought together undergo a process of stoichiometric curing to form a solid layer. In both cases this results in a seamless, impervious coating that can be applied quickly in large quantities, but they are two very different types of materials with specific characteristics and uses.
The main difference between these two types of materials is in the molecular structure, which affects how it fuses together during the curing process. There are multiple types of components that can be used and that will vary the end result slightly. Just to confuse issues further, when talking about PU it’s important to bear in mind that there are a few different types. There are full PU “liquid vinyl” type floors, which are great for creating soft surfaces underfoot due to the elastic nature of PU. However more common are PU deck coatings used for car parks and PU concrete systems, which are the most failure resistant type of resin flooring available. For the purpose of the rest of this article, when referring to PU, we are referring to PU concrete systems. Essentially PUs have a higher cross-linked density than epoxies, making them the harder wearing of the two.
Thanks to this, PU systems have long been associated with offering strength, durability and resilience when faced with a variety of testing conditions, such as heavy footfall, physical impacts, extreme temperatures and corrosive chemicals.
PU systems are therefore very well suited to industrial facilities, where the floor is likely to face a long list of challenges on a daily basis. For example, just a hand pallet truck when fully loaded could weigh in excess of one tonne, which puts a vast amount of pressure through its wheels and into the floor. The robust nature of PU systems means that they can survive the abuses of industrial operations for a very long period of time.
Epoxies on the other hand cannot tolerate intense heat as well. To exemplify this, some epoxy coatings are heat resistant to temperatures up to 65°C, whereas PU systems are available that can tolerate 120°C.
The superior chemical resistance of PU floors has made them popular in the food & beverage industry, where corrosive acids and by-products are found in large quantities. This means that floors are required that can stand up to chemical attack from organic acids as well as sugar, malt, caustic and powerful cleaning agents.
At this point it might seem like PU is the superior option, however what they give in durability they take away in versatility and aesthetics. Epoxies can be very easily adapted for a wide variety of environments and are available in a much wider range of colours, styles, effects and decorative options.
Unless there is a specific challenge or requirement for a PU, there will more than likely be an epoxy floor that is up to the task at hand, and which can do so in bright and glossy tones, glittering light reflective surfaces or multi-toned swirling shades.
This gives designers the creativity to install unique floors that convey the interior design scheme. This is a particularly good way to represent a brand identity, specific aesthetic or to infuse the environment with the desired vibe. This has made epoxies a go-to floor for large-scale commercial venues such as shopping centres and airports as well as in less heavy-duty industrial spaces or for customer-facing processing zones that need to look good as well as be functional.
PU systems also tend to be thicker and therefore heavier than epoxies, which is great for absorbing impacts and thermal shock, but if weight and space is an issue then epoxies offer a thinner and lighter option.
PU concrete is often the one found in challenging industrial facilities as it is great at withstanding punishing impacts, extreme temperatures, heavy loads, harsh chemicals and the like. It can also be customised with anti-slip aggregates, anti-bacterial additives and is highly adept at dealing with rising moisture. As already mentioned it’s just not very pretty and unless it has an aliphatic coating it isn’t particularly colour stable.
In summary, it’s not so much a case of which one is better, as it’s really about which one is better for the building in question. To find out more about what resin floors best suit a specific environment, get in touch with the resin flooring specialists Flowcrete today.
Watco are the UK’s leading manufacturer and direct supplier of industrial strength paint, repair and maintenance materials. A Watco product guarantees long-lasting, high-quality results, every time – just as you would expect for a company with 90 years of industry expertise behind it.
Contar Resins has been developing, supplying and installing a range of exceptional flooring systems since 1982 and are well-established within the specialist manufacturing industry in resin flooring, screeds and fire resistance.
Contar Resins products provide durable, sustainable and efficient solutions to multiple industries and many complex environments. Our specialist systems are designed to withstand continuous usage, extreme temperatures, harsh weather conditions and exposure to potentially corrosive chemicals.
Contar Resins pride themselves on delivering exceptional customer service; offering innovative solutions that enable them to meet the clients needs. Contar Resins provide a completely bespoke service utilising over 40 years of technical experience.
Contar Resins are committed to providing you with the best solutions using the best product for the best value. Contar Resins are so confident in the quality of their products and workmanship that they provide warranties of up to 20 years.
With over 325 years of innovation and passion, Husqvarna Construction Products is a world leader when it comes to equipment and diamond tools. Husqvarna’s floor grinders and dust collectors boast a unique balance between the machines power and design, and the tools speed and efficiency. Our range of floor grinders are available in a variety of sizes to suit your job, providing users with unsurpassed productivity and control for preparing, grinding, polishing concrete floors, as well as repairing and polishing terrazzo and other natural stone. With Husqvarna surface preparation machines and HIPERFLOOR, (Husqvarna’s floor polishing system), you not only get a beautiful surface but also a high quality, hard wearing floor.
Britannia Industrial Flooring Ltd are expert installers of specialist epoxy resin and polyurethane flooring to retail, industrial and commercial clients across the UK. We are a fully independent contractor with a combined experience of over 30 years in the industrial sector and we pride ourselves in completing projects on time, within budget and to the highest standards of workmanship. Recent demand for epoxy resin flooring solutions is growing faster than ever, and as the leading provider in the UK, Britannia Industrial Flooring Ltd only use the highest quality epoxy, polyurethane and epoxy resin materials. In addition, we have our own range of planetary diamond grinding and polishing equipment for dust free floor preparation. Epoxy resin has never looked so good! Britannia Industrial Flooring Ltd also provide beautiful, hard wearing, easy maintenance polished contrete or thin section cement based overlay flow-effect flooring. Polished concrete can provide stunning results.
ScreedMasters Ltd are a Specialist floor screeding company. North West based, family owned and run with over 30 years’ experience in the flooring and construction industry, a reputation for quality installs and high-level customer service. Specialising in resin applications, traditional screed, decorative finishes, Micro-cement, floor and slab preparations. Covering numerous major contracts nationwide, everything from heavy-duty slip resistant screeds to bespoke highly decorative finishes. Having the flexibility, experience and knowledge to provide clients with the best solutions and standards possible from consultation through to completion. Screedmasters are able to achieve SR1 standard 0-3 mm under a 2-meter straight-edge.
An established world leader in resin flooring technology, Resdev Ltd has been supplying a fast growing global market with a comprehensive range of high performance polyurethane and epoxy industrial flooring systems for more than a quarter of a century. Resdev has based its continued success on a research based philosophy behind all commercial activities. A strong focus on R&D backed up by applications in industries across the globe has established Resdev firmly as the guiding force behind many of the key technological advances in this challenging industry. Deckmaster is part of the Resdev Group of companies offering a well established Brand with a long track record providing Parking Deck Solutions as well as cold applied roofing solutions. Signatory to the Halving Waste to Landfill Commitment. Highly Commended FeRFA Small Project of the Year 2012/13. Winner of FeRFA Large Project of the Year 2011/12. Winner of FeRFA Project of the Year 2006/07.
NCC is a leading materials consultant who specialises in flooring and chemical products for the construction and building industry.
Working in Partnerships with international manufacturers on an exclusive basis, NCC is able to offer solutions to specifiers and contractors, from specification stage through to material supply.
Our exclusive partnerships include:
· CONICA UK – A major Swiss manufacturer and supplier of high-performance resin flooring systems
· Atako Systems – Manufacturer of the highly chemically resistant vinyl ester coatings range ATB 300
· Emseal joint systems – designed to seal all types of construction movement and expansion joints, especially those with difficult wide and/or high movement capability expansion joints.
NCC has been established for over 40 years, and our technical team has extensive experience in the UK’s Specialist Resin Flooring market and will offer comprehensive advice and guidance on the selection and application of resin flooring systems.
Limegate Specialist Surfacing was created with the express ambition of being the UK’s foremost specialist surfacing contractor. As a team, the company are able to draw on over 80 years’ of experience and this enables them to complete major commercial projects across the entirety of the UK as well as residential projects in Essex, Kent, London, Sussex and Surrey. They are specialists in both traditional and contemporary surfacing solutions. They can provide both asphalt and resin bound surfacing. There has been a major growth in the use of resin technology over the past few years. Both commercial and domestic customers are attracted to resin bound surfacing because of its permeability, its environmental-friendliness by being SuDS (sustainable urban drainage systems) compliant, its hardiness, its ease-of-maintenance and its ability to provide a long-standing solution to surfacing issues in a variety of finishes and decorative styles.
KELRAY LTD offer the full package of industrial flooring, surface preparation & finishing plus all building maintenance services to industrial, commercial and domestic customers. Years of experience from working in factory maintenance together with a comprehensive knowledge of resins and surface preparation allows Kelray to provide a service that delights its customers, with careful planning disruption to the working environment is kept to the minimum and projects are completed within the agreed budget. Kelray strive to offer its customers the best service with approachable staff and an excellent after sales service. All operatives have CSCS cards. The company is CHAS Accredited, Constructionline registered, recognised by Investors in People standard in 2005 and received ConstructionSkills Business Development Award 2008. The team works well together and has intense pride in its work, ensuring that the quality promise made by KELRAY literature is kept, ‘One call solves all for total property care – the only second call would be to ask us to do the next job’.
Formed in 2007, Anderson Specialist Contracting is based in the town of Forfar, Angus and was established by Ian Anderson who has been involved in the industry for over 30 years. Anderson’s has proven experience in all types of specialist repairs and building maintenance including industrial flooring, waterproofing, structural strengthening, car park decks, concrete repairs and coatings.
With over a quarter of a century experience installing, maintaining and repairing commercial and industrial floors, Zircon are seamless resin flooring experts. We work with clients across a diverse range of businesses and sectors throughout the UK; warehouses, factories, airports, laboratories, TV Studio’s, kitchens and schools to name a few, all draw incredible practical benefits from the durability and easy maintenance provided by resin flooring. For all our clients, we have a professional team of qualified industrial flooring installers that provide high quality resin flooring solutions.
Zenith Pola Flooring specialise in providing resin flooring solutions to suit a wide range of applications for industrial and commercial environments. Designed to meet the most demanding requirements, our flooring systems utilise advanced materials and installation methods to provide a solution that has a modern appearance, is easy to maintain and has extreme resistance to abrasion. Accredited to ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015, Safe Contractor, Chas and Builders Profile., we are an approved installer of many of the UK’s leading resin flooring systems and our team of experienced flooring professionals can design bespoke systems to fulfill the most complex requirements. We have developed a unique method of design and installation that uses a layered composite design structure, working in conjunction with our sister company, ZenRite. This method not only increases strength and durability, but also allows us to optimise the selection of resin-based materials to meet the specific requirements of any floor without gaps or seams. Resin flooring can be applied in a variety of ways to suit particular tastes or a corporate brand image with a large variety of colours or textures. Whether you require a floor that is hygienic, abrasion-resistant, slip-resistant or acid resistant, or simply one that is hard wearing and decorative, we are able to provide professional expertise on the optimum solution for you.
We are a resin flooring contractor based in Central Scotland and our management and staff have over 140 years combined experience in resin flooring applications with a strong client base throughout the UK. We have successfully undertaken projects within the Electronics, Food and Drinks, Pharmaceutical and Automotive Industry amongst other industries. We strive as a company to perform to the highest standard, utilising our experience and innovative resin flooring application techniques and products to provide the most suitable and cost effective solution for every project. As a company we pride ourselves on providing a complete service to our clients from start to finish.
With over 20 years experience, Ultrasyntec Ltd has established a reputation for excellence in the resin flooring market. The company has experience in a wide range of markets and environments with a portfolio covering applications as diverse as industrial flooring, commercial installations and sports stadia. Working with leading brand materials providing manufacturers’ guarantees of performance, Ultrasyntec specialises in the installation of polyurethane, epoxy screeds and coatings developed to ensure reliability and long term durability. The company operates through its own trained and skilled workforce to maintain optimum control over quality and finish with contracts throughout the UK.Signatory to the Halving Waste to Landfill commitmentHighly Commended FeRFA Small Project of the Year 2012/13 – Winner FeRFA Large Project of the Year 2011/12 – Winner FeRFA Contractor of the Year and Project of the Year 2006/07 / The company employs NVQ level 2 qualified resin flooring installers.
TPS360 are one of the UK’s leading surface protection providers, specialising in the supply and installation of:
- All types of resin flooring systems;
- Fast cure MMA
- Drainage systems, coving and kerbs;
- Cold stores;
- Hygienic wall and floor finishes;
- Food safe floor finishes;
- Chemical resistant systems;
- Antistatic conductive flooring;
- Comfort floor systems;
- Polished concrete, pump applied and decorative and overlayment screeds;
- Surface preparation – we use our HTC diamond grinding equipment to remove surface coatings such as epoxy, paint, carpets, carpet adhesive, self-levelling compound and surface laitance, and smooth rough or uneven floors
- Industrial painting and specialist coatings – including decorative heavy duty – light duty thin section specialist coatings;
- SBR Polymer screed and thin section screed;
- Car park decking/coatings and exposed deck waterproofing;
- Seamless terrazzo.
Accredited members of:
- Safe Contractor SSIP (SL5880)
- ISO 14001
- ISO 9001
- FeRFA (The Resin Flooring Society)
- Constructionline GOLD (90636)
- Builders Profile (37478)
- Acclaim SSIP
We are a specialist flooring contractors with over 30 years’ experience involved in the installation of industrial flooring systems, which range from resin based coatings, self-levelling/smoothing systems and screeds. In 2008/09 Top Team UK Ltd were awarded the prestigious “flooring project of the year award” by FeRFA, the resin flooring association. Our typical client list includes a large number of companies involved in the food production and processing industries, pharmaceutical/chemical facilities, warehousing/ditribution to engineering and assembly plants. We are capable of carrying out a high standard of work from minor to major flooring repairs, through to the installation of new floors.
Celebrating 30 years providing professional services, technical support and training to Ferfa members, The Preparation Group are the “One Stop Shop” for solutions to suit your resin flooring project needs.
Our contracting division PPC offers national coverage preparing new surfaces, removing old contaminants and floor coverings (internally and externally) to receive resin finishes. Our teams are NVQ qualified and trained in the safe removal of ACM materials.
We manufacture certain ranges of equipment in the UK and are proud to be a member of “Made in Britain”, using local resources and expertise. We have extensive stock of machines, Vacuums, tools and accessories for next day delivery on the UK mainland alongside a fleet of surface preparation equipment, vacuums and mixers available to hire or lease. We offer servicing, maintenance and PAT testing on all makes of surface preparation equipment, tools, mixers and vacuums, to keep your fleet in good safe working condition reducing any potential down time.
We offer a comprehensive range of training courses, from machine operation and maintenance, polishing cleaning and the refurbishment of resin floors. All our training courses can be tailored to focus on your business needs rather than being fixed content we offer flexibility. We collaboratively work with and support resin flooring manufacturers in their development and finishing of products allowing them to use certain areas within our training school to lay products and test.
For grinding, polishing, shotblasting, planing, surface removal, cleaning & maintenance of resin surfaces and how to use and maintain all makes & models of preparation and cleaning equipment contact the experts.
Accredited members of:
- Made In Britian
- Safe Hire Certification Scheme
- ConstructionOnline Gold
- Build UK
The National Flooring Company Ltd is a recognised professional in the installation of resin based flooring solutions. Having worked in a vast range of sectors using various flooring products we can provide experienced advice to help solve any flooring problem. From initial consultation through to installation we provide solutions that are designed to meet your exact needs including subfloor removal, reinstatement of subfloors, resin flooring solutions, line marking and drainage. We have extensive experience within a wide range of industries and can provide technical support and advice from small repairs to large development/refurbishment projects.
Surtech Flooring was formed in 1989 by the present Directors, we supply a vast range of resin flooring systems to accommodate all commercial and industrial needs. We offer a complete service from free-of-charge site surveys and quotations to full installation of the systems by our own directly employed, fully qualified staff. We are approved contractors for the UK’s leading resin manufacturers and have been a member of FeRFA since 1995. We have worked successfully with many clients from large blue chip companies and construction firms to smaller companies and private clients. We are CHAS and Constructionline approved contractors.
Surface Systems Ltd has been established for over 15 years in the resin flooring business. We have an enviable portfolio of more than 2,000 completed projects with satisfied local, regional, national and international clients. We have a tremendous amount of experience in providing resin floors and their ancillary systems such as drainage, wall coatings and lane markings in a wide range of industries, markets and applications.
Star Uretech are formulators, manufacturers and suppliers of resin bound and bonded surfacing. Our in-depth knowledge of polyurethane chemistry ensures we are the technical experts when it comes to the use of high performance decorative resin systems. We are also the UK’s largest manufacturer of access flooring adhesives and inventors of the UK’s first single component pedestal adhesive. Our award winning, BBA, HAPAS approved high friction surfacing and permanent pothole repair systems have also secured our position as a market leader in the highways surfacing and repair sectors. We are always happy to help so please contact us.
Redefining Interior Spaces: Bespoke poured resin floor and hand-applied wall finishes, available in any colour with limitless design possibilities.
Sika Limited is part of the global Sika Group, specialising in the manufacture and supply of a wide range of state-of-the-art products to the construction industry. Pioneers of a fully integrated service, the company provides clients or their specifiers with the highest standards of manufacturing renowned technical advice and guidance on site. Sika Flooring manufactures an innovative range of seamless screeds, floor and wall coatings for both industrial and commercial environments taking into account design life and sustainability, operational requirements, construction joints, floor to wall connections, surface design and installation details. Sika’s quality products comply with all regulations and standards, e.g. ISO 9001 and 14001, AgBB, CE_MARKING, M1, CSM, etc. Additionally, Sika is the world leader in low VOC and ESD/ECF flooring technology and is the only resin flooring manufacturer to have an A+BRE Green guide rating for Resin Comfort Flooring.
Signature Resin Floors Ltd offer a complete resin flooring installation service from the initial concept through to conclusion of the project. Where required, we can create bespoke flooring solutions and we provide excellent customer service and attention to detail. Working across all industry sectors, we cover a broad range of resin systems with particular expertise in heavy duty trowel applied systems. We liaise closely with all clients to ensure we meet their specifications and their budget and timescales too. Alongside our nationwide service, we also offer all clients a free no obligation quotation and site survey.
Ranked No.1 coatings company in the globe, Sherwin-Williams manufactures and supplies high performance protective coatings to a vast number of industries. It provides resin flooring solutions with its ELLADUR®, FASTOP®, RESUTHANE®, RESUCOAT® and other resin solutions. Its innovative portfolio of asset protection tools includes protective coatings, tank linings, high temperature and under insulation coatings, passive fire and cryogenic spill protection and piepline coatings. For over 150 years, Sherwin-Williams has been committed to developing and delivering innovative solutions, unparalleled service and expert specification support to its customers.
- Founded 1866
- More than 60,000 employees in over 120 countries
- The inventor of the paint roller, aerosol spray and many other innovations
Established 30 years ago, Ryebrook Resins Flooring Ltd installs, not only our own resins, but also those produced by other key resin flooring manufacturers. This enables us to offer clients a range of resin flooring solutions to suit their requirements. Working with specifiers and main contractors, we focus on the seamless resin flooring solutions for the industrial and commercial sectors.
Products include; resin bound and bonded surfaces, specialist screeding and flooring, concrete repair and protection materials, waterproof renders and coatings. Ronacrete is a member of several trade bodies, including FeRFA, the Concrete Repair Association, The Concrete Society, BSWA and BALI. Products are developed, manufactured and supplied in accordance with an independently audited Quality Management System to BS EN ISO 9001:2008. We also work to a strict Environmental Management System to BS EN ISO 14001:2004 and a Health and Safety Manegement System to OHAS 18001:2007. NQA (UKAS accredited body) regulary audits all management systems. The company is proud to have received the Queen’s Award for Export Achievement.
Respol is a family owned business that has been delivering total commitment to its customers for more than three decades. During that time, RESPOL has developed and maintained a reputation for outstanding service and innovative methods in the field of technically advanced flooring solutions. We are a flexible single source supplier of flooring systems, designed to perform to the highst standards and provide years of cost-effective service in the most demanding environments.
Resin Surface Installations Ltd is a resin flooring and polished concrete contractor, based in the northwest but operating nationwide and overseas. The workforce is a highly experienced and conscientious team who always put the customer first. RSIL aims to deliver every project on time, within budget and specification. The company specialises in polished finishes including seamless epoxy terrazzo flooring and precast terrazzo, polished concrete and polished cement toppings. Other services include high build coatings, self-smoothing screeds, medium duty decorative indoor and outdoor finishes and heavy duty polyurethane screeds and profile work.
Resin Flooring Specialists are one of the UK’s leading resin flooring installers. Based in Kent, and working througout London and the South of England, we work alongside the UK’s largest construction companies, as well as working direct for clients across a wide range of industry sectors. We pride ourselves on delivering our clients with the right floor for the right environment. Mindful of slip resistance, cleaning, performance and aesthetics, RFS will have a solution to your flooring needs from our wide range of products. The products we install include Epoxy Floor Sealers and Coatings, Polyurethane Screeds, Self Smoothing Resins and Quartz Screeds. We also install a range of Levelling Screeds and Polymer Screeds. And should you require a fast track solution we install fast curing Methyl Methacrylate resin systems.
Resin Coating Specialists (RCS) has over 30 years experience in the industrial flooring sector and prides itself on an ability to provide quality products, competitively priced with exceptional service. Flooring solutions are customised to meet the specification, budget and timescales required by clients. RCS provides a project management team to see the job through from start to completion to ensure all the agreed requirements are met. With a directly employed skilled workforce and CHAS registration, RCS is able to meet its committment to the total satisfaction of clients. Highly Commended for Small Industrial Project at the FeRFA Awards 2016.
Reprotec, an award-winning market leader, provides resin flooring and bespoke coatings for the repair and protection of the fabric of buildings and structures, including floors; walls; ceilings; roofs; storage tanks; bunds and other industrial vessels. Reprotec is a licensed waste carrier, committed to waste management and environmental sustainability, including recycling and landfill avoidance. Established in 1988, Reprotec employs a fully trained and skilled workforce operating nationwide within all industrial sectors, providing a ‘one-stop-shop’ for the entire surface protection process.
Remmers UK are a premier manufacturer of a specialist resin flooring for the industrial and commercial floor protection sectors. Our diverse and versatile products and systems are detailed and designed to meet the exacting standards of our clients and provide the best soltutions for almost any substrate in the most demanding environments. Manufactured in Germany, Remmers flooring is renowned as being of the highest quality and we have built a reputation for excellent technical expertise to satisfy an ever increasing list of end clients. Winners of FeRFA Small Commercial Project of the Year 2017/Large Industrial Project of the Year 2016/Small Project of the Year 2015/Large Project of the Year 2012/2013 and Project of the Year 2008/2009.
Quest Industrial Flooring Ltd are based in Cheshire and have over 30 years experience in the flooring industry. With our extensive knowledge and highly trained workforce, we are able to provide suitable flooring solutions for all projects.
Quattro has been specifying and installing quality resin flooring systems since 1986, bringing professional, reliable and expert flooring solutions to industry across the UK. Since its inception the company has focussed on providing a quality service with the accent on achieving excellence in all areas. Installation work is carried out by established, skilled teams, employed by Quattro and fully trained in the methods and materials they use. Investment in specialist installation and finishing equipment enable the company to maintain total quality control over all installation processes. Customer care is a priority at all stages of the project. Quattro offers a free, no obligation site survey followed by preparation and specification detail packages. All projects are managed and completed by Quattro personnel, with individual follow up to ensure stringent levels of quality and performance have been achieved.Signatory to the Halving Waste to Landfill commitmentThe company employs NVQ level 2 qualified resin flooring installers.
Q Flooring Systems Ltd supply and install all forms of resin flooring throughout the United Kingdom and Ireland. Operational for over 20 years our own in house installation teams have a wealth of experience from epoxy coatings to heavy duty resin flooring. We also have dedicated teams that specialise in 2 hour fast curing MMA resins and have developed lasting relationships with major retailers in this sector. Q Flooring Systems is totally independent and therefore able to offer clients the advantage of unbiased advice and product selection. Q Flooring Systems is committed to safe working practices and are Safecontractor and Constructionline accredited.
Prestec UK Limited are expert contractors and a respected name within the fields of construction, structural repair and refurbishment, with a reputation for delivering the highest standards of craftsmanship and expertise. Prestec UK Limited has become known as a relationship contractor who can be relied upon to provide a friendly, professional service and demostrate a full understanding of all of our clients’ needs through strong communication and co-operation. Working across the UK, and whether the project is large or small, we provide a service that is second to none in terms of quality and value for money.
Monarch Flooring Services Limited was established in 1995 and has grown to be one of the UK’s leading applicators of seamless resin flooring. With an extensive record of successful applications and an impressive portfolio of clients, the company offers a nationwide, competitive and complete flooring installation service to suit all requirements. We install floors ranging from heavy-duty industrial systems to decorative finishes in a commercial setting.
Our specialist flooring systems include;
- Brewery flooring
- Automotive flooring – including specialist MOT/Garage flooring and unique showroom floors
- Decorative flooring – including flake finish, metallic/3D effect floors and quartz installation
- Anti-Slip systems
- Antistatic systems
- Resin line marking – gangways, bay lines, hatched areas etc.
- Food grade/food safe resin flooring– suited to food and drink and brewery flooring
- Factory flooring
- Resin for warehouse floors
- Commercial flooring systems
- Hygienic resin systems – easy to clean and sanitise, seamless systems suited to pharmaceutical and healthcare sctors
- Tarmac painting and resin car parks
Our resin flooring systems are suited to Automotive & Transport, Aviation & Aerospace, Car Park Decking, Commercial, Education, Food & Drink, Healthcare & Pharmaceutical, Leisure & Retail and Manufacturing & Warehousing sectors.
We also have our own range of specially designed resin products;
- Monarcoat 720 – high quality, durable and dust-free coating (suited to manufacturing, food and drink, pharmaceutical sectors etc.)
- Monarcoat 700 – line marking resin
- Monarflake – decorative resin system
- Monarquartz – decorative resin system
- Monargrip – our anti-slip flooring system (2mm and 4mm variations)
- Monarflow – self-levelling / self-smoothing coating
- Monarseal 322 – high performance, water dispersible epoxy coating
- Monardeck – car park resin system
- Monarch Cemflow – industrial floor topping designed to upgrade existing internal floor
- Monarthane – heavy duty polyurethane floor screed, resistant to chemical attack and withstands forklift truck movement
- Monarcoat 500 – flexible high build polyurethane floor coating, medium duty
- Monarflow PU – water-based polyurethane self-smoothing/self-levelling resin floor screed
- Monarflow PU AS – anti-static resin system
- Monarcoat Rapid/Rapid Ultra – fast-curing resin systems (perfect for busy environments or busy areas such as stairways)
- Monarcove – heavy duty polyurethane resin wall render and skirting for durable wall/floor junction, or all vertical applications
You can find out more about each individual product through our website www.monarchresinfloors.co.uk
We produce high-quality resin flooring systems UK wide and offer FREE TECHNICAL ADVICE and SITE SURVEYS to help you to decide which resin coating is suited to your needs.
Get in touch on 01246 412 222 to speak to a member of our technical team, arrange a site visit or find out more.
Milestone Industrial Flooring are a nationwide resin flooring contractor based in Pontefract, West Yorkshire with over 30 years’ experience installing a wide range of resin flooring systems including Epoxy Resin systems, Polyurethane systems, Methyl Methacrylate ‘MMA’ as well as Polished Concrete finishes, Bespoke stainless-steel drainage and concrete screeds to falls. We are a certified licenced installer of Flowcrete Ltd products and work closely with Flowcrete in testing of new products. Milestone specialise in refurbishment projects providing fast turnaround resin systems minimising the clients downtime allowing them to be back up and running with the minimum disruption to their business.
McLoughlin Industrial Flooring Limited is one of Ireland’s leading industrial flooring and corrosion protection contractors specializing in the installation of resin flooring, CRC linings and high performance wall systems. All of our employees are members of a trade union and the CIF pension scheme. All employees have received FÁS Safepass/CSCS training and instruction in Confined Space, Manual Handling techniques and Abrasive Wheel use. Continuous product development is facilitated through on-going interaction on site with Technical Service representatives from our strategic partners. McLoughlin Industrial Flooring Limited is fuly CAS compliant. As a company, we focus on large industrial, commercial and mainteance contracts throughout Ireland, the UK and mainland Europe. All of our operatives are directly employed, we do not sub-contract any element of our works and have a skilled workforce proficient in the installation of the various resin flooring systems avaliable on the market. We also have a large selection of specialist plant and equipment requiredfor such applications and this enables us to project manage and schedule all aspects of the installation, including surface preparation. Our range of specialist services include, Resin Flooring, Car Park Renovations, CRC Linings, Surface Preparation, Rapid Setting Polyurea Installations, High Performance Wall Systems. With an experienced management team, we are ideally placed to offer guidance and advice to help you get the best product to meet performance, appearance and budget requirements for your company. At McLoughlin Industrial Flooring Limited we provide: -Independent expert advice based on years of practical hands-on experience, using only tried and tested products from leading international manufacturers. -Full project management from our first meeting to completion of the installation, thereby minimising downtime and disruption to our business. -In-house, directly employed, skilled workforce ensuring quality control, health and safety compliance and immediate customer service. -Availability to work throughout Europe ensuring we respond to your requirements wherever they might be. -Turnkey solutions including general contractor management services and responsibilites. -Experience of successful completion of large, high performance flooring projects in Ireland, Europe and the UK.
We are a professional screeding and resin solutions business established in 2001, operating as a family business located in Slip End, Luton, Bedfordshire. Our extensive years of research, development and practical experience has resulted in us being able to meet todays demanding deadlines. From specialist screeds such as Isocrete K Screed, Granolithic and SBR to the traditional, sand and cement screed. We have the skills and knowledge to provide you with the service you require.
Founded in 1937 in Milan, Mapei today is the worlds largest producer of chemicals for the building industry. The Mapei Group cemented its commitments to the UK market over 28 years ago, making the UK HQ the 17th manufacturing plant worldwide. Manufacturing facilities at Halesowen are capable of producting 103,000 tons of product annually. Over 50 products SKI’s are manufactured in the UK at the 24 hour operational site, employing over 245 members of staff to provid support and assistance to an ever increasing customer base of more than 700.
When it comes to specialist hygienic flooring and drainage for the food and beverage industries, there are few companies that match Kemtile’s expertise. Trusted by manufacturers large and small since 1979, Kemtile has earned an enviable reputation for its workmanship, customer service and on-time, every time project delivery. By selecting the most suitable materials – and controlling installation with its own highly trained teams – the company ensures a flooring and drainage solution to withstand all the food safety and hygiene demands. The result? Complete satisfaction and maximum possible design life with minimal disruption for the customer.
KDH are a family owned company with family values of quality and added value for our clients. As an ethically responsible employer we invest in our people and with direct labour exclusive KDH flooring professionals. A multi discipline company who work exclusively to service the constrcution needs of the food industry. With offices throughout England and Scotland KDH are able to provide full nationwide coverage. Flooring and drainage projects are completed with full design to meet client specific specifications. KDH exclusive use of Foodcrete, Foodcrete rapid and Foodcrete Ion defender (Ciocote) for hygenic, high performance anti slip flooring as well as decorative finishes provide a full spectrum of potential flooring finishes.
John L Lord & Son (Rizistal) Ltd is widely renowned as the UK’s only manufacturer and installer of resin flooring systems. Established in 1901, our family owned business has oer 110 years’ experience within the Resin Flooring, Industrial Flooring and Commercial Flooring sectors, and over this period has grown to become one of the largest flooring contractors in Europe. Working across many industries, a floor project doesnt end with supplying the right product. Responsibility for the complete flooring projects starts and finishes with John Lord, from substrate preparation, to installing the finished floor through to after care service; John Lord Total Responsibility means you have a total piece of mind.
IRL offer a comprehensive range of services, every project is different but what is the same every time is IRL’s expertise and attention to detail, enabling us to carry out our work to the highest possible standard with a minimal of upheaval for our clients. Our workforce is the key to our success, our management team are always quick to respond, extremely technically aware, proactive, professional and flexible. We are fortunate to work with all the leading materials manufacturers which means we have the freedom to search across the board to ensure our clients always have the best specification tailored to their individual requirements. Signatory to the Zero Waste to Landfill commitment. The company employs NVQ2 qualified resin flooring installers. Winner FeRFA Member of the Year & Large Industrial Project 2015/16, Small Project 2011/12, FeRFA Contractor of the Year 2010/11.
IFT provides a comprehensive range of flooring systems and installation services for industrial and commercial clients across Scotland and the North of England. With offices in East Kilbride and Bishop Auckland, we have extensive experience working with main contractors, project managers and architects, as well as small to medium sized companies and end-user clients and provide the following services: Floor Screeds and Levelling, Resin Flooring, Industrial Flooring, Food Safe Flooring, Car Park Decking Systems, Raised Access Flooring, Underfloor Heating, Hygienic Wall Cladding
UltraFloor, the commerical flooring brand from the Instarmac Group, offers a comprehensive portfolio of fast-track user-friendly products ensuring both cost efficiency and value. The range consists of smoothing underlayments, mositure protection, repair and finishing compounds, multi-purpose ahesive and primer, all of which are formulated with the busy contractor in mind. Manufactured under the exacting requirements of ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHAS 18001, all UltraFloor products have a guaranteed world-class performance and conform to the relevant industry specific standards. Products are fully stocked at all times and distributed on Instarmac’s own fleet, consequently UltraFloor materials are certain to be when and where you need them after just one phonecall. Instarmac is a zero waste to landfill business working with Weir Waste. Winner FeRFA H&S Award 2014/15.
We specialise in surface preparation works prior to commercial floor covering, highway resurfacing, runway and taxiway resurfacing and bridge deck rehabilitation and using our road planers we also specialise in road surfacing removal, ceramic tile removal, foot path and driveway preparation, Anti-skid, road marking removal and slot cutting nationwide. We work throughout the year inside and outside in a variety of situations such as factory flooring, supermarkets, shops and warehouses. We pride ourselves on working closely with all or customers including architects, local authorities and contractors to minimise disruption to both business and the public.
Grimsby Resin Floors (GRF) enjoy an enviable reputation (for over 30 years) by taking the time necessary to understand each individual client’s requirements. Focusing on attention to details to ensures that GRF deliver the project on time, every time. GRF offers full installation, including hygienic flooring systems and in house bespoke stainless steel drainage and kerbs to the food, drink and chemicals industries where intricate planning around production is required. In the warehouse storage and distribution industries we offer both concrete joint repairs and long life line marking, thereby giving our clients added reassurance with one source of responsibility.
Fosroc has over 80 years’ experience in the construction industry, manufacturing and supplying an extensive suite of products. We aim to partner with our customers to deliver complete solutions for virtually any type of new build or refurbishment project. As a key supplier both in the UK and internationally, Fosroc combines high quality products, expert technical support, on-site customer service, innovation, design and specification support. Fosroc’s range of Nitoflor industrial flooring systems and Nitodek car park decking solutions have been used in major projects worldwide and are supported by an integrated range of concrete repair and protection products, waterproofing, grouts, anchors, admixtures and joint sealants.
Flowcrete UK is a leading manufacturer of specialist flooring solutions tailored to the demands of large-scale commercial and industrial facilities. From resin finishes and screeds to underfloor heating, car park decking and anti-corrosion coatings, Flowcrete is able to supply a wide variety of markets with comprehensive flooring solutions. From consultation through to specification, delivery, installation and aftercare, our experts always offer the highest standard service. With presence in six continents, Flowcrete continues to use its global expertise to introduce environmentally friendly, hygienic and aesthetically attractive floors to create a better and more sustainable world. Flowcrete UK is part of Construction Products Group (CPG) Europe, a one-stop construction materials supplier that provides solutions for all six sides of the building enclosure. Highly Commended Large Project of the Year 2012/13. Winner Project of the Year 2007/8, 2009/10 & 2013/14. Highly Commended Small Industrial Project of the Year 2016/17. Highly Commended Large Industrial Project of the Year 2017/18. Large Commercial Project of the Year 2017/18.
Floor & Wall Ltd operates throughout the UK and is one of the UK’s leading specialist contractors: Car Parks – car park waterproofing & deck coatings including expansion joints for the new build & refurbishment sector. Industrial Resin Flooring, Structural Waterproofing & Specialist Screed and grouting.
We are a company specialising in the installation of polyurethane and epoxy-based surfacing systems. We supply and install seamless surfaces, resin floors, decorative floors, safety flooring, poured floors, outdoor rubber flooring, traditional wet pour, specialist screeds and decorative resin bound stone floors.
We offer commercial and industrial cleaning as well as various floor services including, but not limited to, resin installation, floor screeding, floor prep and sanding and sealing across a wide variety of industries
Euro Resin Solutions, incorporating ERS Marine, is an independent and highly specialist company servicing land, marine and offshore flooring needs worldwide. From Material only supply, preparation and complete contract installation, start to finish. ERS are the sole UK stockist and importer for Syndeck resin products and the sole distributor for Sika’s new IMO approved marine range within the UK. Operatives are trained to high standard and training is an ongoing commitment for ERS. Our mission is to promote ambition and innovation to push the boundaries of our industry and allow us to provide superior products and services which benefit our customers economically and environmentally.
East Coast Flooring Ltd is an approved applicator of several leading manufacturers within the industry, using highly experienced applicators backed by advisory service. We provide a total project management system approach, starting with a free survey incorporating effective solutions, specification, free test panels or trial areas to determine the right specification to overcome your problem. In todays’ industry, improvements in Health and Safety standards increasingly requires durable low mainteance easily cleanable floors. Whether you need to improve hygiene standards, or improve safety in the workplace by means of anti-slip surfaces, colour coded areas etc., or you need oil, chemical or acid resistant floors, resin floors provide a durable and effective solution.
Dural (UK) Ltd is a German owned company established in the UK in 1992, offering high quality products and service levels, and marketing support such as catalogues and samples. Providers of accessories and profiles for increasing the longevity of resin installations, from various capping profiles to preformed Speckled Movement Joints which can be completely colour matched to your projects. Dural’s catalogue is just the starting point providing bespoke profiles to solve the problem faced on site.
Resin Flooring tailored specifically for the customer. At Deva, we don’t match the clients needs to a product, we design a resin flooring system specific to their needs. All our products are designed at base systems, created to evolve with the required specifications. Working in partnership with Europe’s leading resin manufacturers, we supply and install a large range of quality, eco-friendly floor systems using up to 80% recycled material manufactured at our Chester factory. We will help identify the optimum flooring system for the businesss environment and to satisfy their requirements.
Denholm Industrial Services delivers efficient, wholly compliant, value-added industrial services soutions to our customers with the aim of being the partner of choice for both first time and repeat contracts. Denholm Industrial Services has an extensive track record spanning more than thirty years in the delivery of Surface Preparation. Denholm Industrials Services are fully committed to a positive Health and Safety culture and have been successful RoSPA Gold Medal winners for seven successful years. We pride ourselveson being a quality driven ISO accredited organisation with a proven track record of delivery.
Degafloor is the home of Ultra-fast curing, highly slip-resistant, visually stunning and extremely durable resin solutions. Our products include industrial and commercial resin flooring, car park decking and concrete repair products for a wide range of uses across many industries. Based on our extensive experience, and regardless of the challenge faced, Degafloor has the skills, resources and expertise to deliver a cost-effective, aesthetic and durable solution tailored to your exact needs. We regularly solve problems for customers in food and beverage production, commercial kitchens, retail, leisure, pharmaceutical, education, engineering, stadia, commercial and car park environments.
Established in 1977, CONICA develops, manufacturers and supplies an extensive range of decorative flooring, industrial flooring and car park waterproofing finishes, in addition to high-quality, reliable products for the production of sports and playground surface solutions. CONICA stands for technical expertise, exceptional product quality and comprehensive customer service. “Everything from a single source”; at CONICA, we take this motto literally. From individual product components, such as binder, EPDM and recycled tyre granules that are fully compatible with one another, to complete polyurethane surface solutions, our clients can choose from an outstanding range.
Coatech is a long-established resin flooring contractor founded in 1987. Coatech remains today a family-run company with a high focus on customer care, quality and personal touch to managing clients projects. As an independent contractor and approved applicator of a broad range of resin systems, we offer clients sound specification advice that best fits their surfacing requirements. All projects are undertaken by a highly qualified and experienced management and site team to ensure total client satisfaction from project conception to completion. The team has a variety of professional qualifications such as SMSTS, SSSTS, IOSH and NEBOSH and the company supports FeRFAs NVQ programme. We are working towards achieving ‘Zero Waste to Landfill’ and we recycle our waste wherever we can. Coatech’s client base, reputation and repeat custom is a testament to our skills and quality of workmanship. The company is accredited by CHAS, Safecontractor, SMAS Worksafe, TrustMark and Constructionline. With wide experience working across different sectors, markets and industries, Coatech also works closely with the CITB to continually train and develop its team, and also with organisations such as the Princes Trust to create Apprenticeship opportunities. We have won several awards for our commitment to training and in recognition of the skills of our apprentices and managers.
Central Flooring Services are one of the UK’s premier installers of high performance resin flooring systems for industrial, commercial and sports sectors. Operating throughout the UK it provides clients with a bespoke and highly competitive installation service from consultation and specification through to preparation and application. Working closely with all the industries leading resin flooring manufactureres, Central Flooring Services have the flexibility and freedom to provide clients with the best solutions and standards possible. Constantly moving forward in an ever-changing industry, the company provides the best service for clients to minimise disruption in any environment. Central Flooring Services is an Achilles, CHAS and Safe Contractor accredited company and has achieved ISO 14001, ISO 9001 and OHSAS 18001 Certificates.
Ucrete – Solutions for Industrial Flooring – Trusted since 1969. Ucrete floors have been widely used throughout the food industry for over 45 years, with many older floors still in service, and are accredited for use in facilities operating HACCP based food safety systems. They are non-solvented and have been awarded the Eurofins Gold Seal for indoor air quality, they do not taint food stuffs even during application and do not support biological growth. MasterTop – Solutions for performance commercial floors. Whether you need a seamless, crack bridging floor or something more aesthetic and ergonomic MasterTop flooring provides tailor-made solutions for your industry. The MasterTop 1300 system also achieve A+ ratings in BRE’s Green Guide.
Aztec Screeding is a diversified, forward-thinking resin and screed contractor focussed on supplying the needs of its extensive client base. With 45 years expertise in the industry Aztec Screeding offers complete floor zone solutions – inclusive of all FeRFA type resin finishes 1 – 8 but specialises within resin screeds and wall finishes. Our screed division are diversified and we are proficient in traditional screeds, specialist screeds such as granolithic, polymer modified, pumped liquid screeds. The company holds ISO9001, ISO8001 and ISO14001, is a member of Construction-Line Gold and has CHAS accreditation, Builders Profile among others. We also provide Professional Indemnity insurance cover, one of the first in the UK to do so within our specialist industry, all of which demonstrates our dedication to design, health, safety and environmental policy. The company strives to be a specialist contractor that is second to none, a tall order but one all its dedicated staff are striving to achieve.
A unique floor can determine the atmosphere of a room or workplace. Arturo offers a wide range of possibilities and pushes the boundaries of what a floor can do. Arturo provides the perfect solution for either epoxy or polyurethane resin flooring subject to either light or heavy duty usage. The countless options available have been built upon decades of expertise and experience. All products are solvent-free and produced in accordance with ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 standards. Arturo is part of Uzin Utz UK Ltd, which provides the UK’s flooring professionals with ecological, innovative and high quality solutions.
For more than 60 years, ARDEX has been a quality leader for the flooring and tiling industries, the brand of choice for installers and distributors. ARDEX today is still an independent family-owned business. This means that in our permanent efforts to achieve market-shaping innovations, we have been able to retain our most important tradition: uncompromising quality. This is something we guarantee by applying the latest rigidly enforced quality assurance procedures, making it no coincidence that ARDEX is regarded as a premium partner of the construction industry.
Ancorite Surface Protection Ltd has its origins in the 1950s as a specialist coatings manufacturer. The company offers a unique range of surface protection services, from the supply and application of heavy duty industrial floorings and coatings, to decorative finishes for shopping malls and entertainment venues. Ancorite can supply from a wide range of polyurethane and epoxy resin coating and screed systems and is an applicator for BASF Ucrete and Mastertop, Flowcrete, Resdev, Sherwin Williams, RSL, Sika and Remmers products. The company is based at Sandbach in Cheshire with regional offices in Middlesbrough and Cork, Ireland.
Altro have been at the forefront of innovation for almost 100 years. Today, working closely with architects, end customers, engineers, designers and contractors around the world, our insight and expertise help them transform everyday spaces into environments that can improve the wellbeing of everyone that uses them. And by consistently turning creative thinking into practical, real-world situations – that maintain the highest standards of safety and durability – Altro have become synonymous with quality. We combine the best in contemporary style with the functionality required to improve the way we all live and work, wherever in the world that may be. We are Altro.