Industrial Epoxy Floor Coatings
Epoxy flooring is one of the most versatile floor coatings on the market for industrial, commercial, and even residential spaces. Not only does Epoxy offer a superior hardness in a variety of colors, but it also has a long lifespan with relatively low maintenance.
While epoxy is most often applied to protect and beautify concrete floors, it’s much more versatile and complex than that.
What is an epoxy floor coating?
Epoxy involves the application of two liquid components a polyepoxide resin and a curative that chemically bond together. When mixed and applied properly, the resulting chemical reaction creates a very hard surface and a very strong bond.
How to the installation of industrial Epoxy?
Epoxy can be used on various types of floors, including tile, vinyl, and metal, but it’s most commonly used to coat concrete floors. The process of preparing a floor for an epoxy coating is equally as important as the installation process.
Here are the most important aspects of preparing a floor for coating:
- Testing for moisture, harmful chemicals, and oil deposits
- Possibly removing old floor coatings
- Repairing the surface
- Cleaning the floor before the mechanical surface preparation
If a floor is not carefully prepared before adding epoxy, then it will not last. During the installation phase, one of the most important things a contractor can do is maintain a consistent temperature and humidity level. This helps the floor to cure properly after the installation if you face some problems, Please Contact us: 8802-9121392, +8801715289292, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
Benefits of Industrial epoxy
- Durability: A properly bonded epoxy coating not only holds up under heavy foot traffic but also resists damage from abrasions and impacts. Designed to protect the concrete floor beneath, the added benefit of industrial epoxy floor coatings is that they continue to look good and perform well even under heavy wear.
- Longevity: Epoxy is one of the longest-lasting floor coatings available, but its longevity depends heavily on its environment and whether or not it was properly installed. Some epoxy floor coatings in residential areas have been known to last for decades, but most industries can expect 5 or 10 years of use before the coating needs to be recoated or just touched up.
- Health and Safety: Epoxy floors are not only good-looking and long-lasting, but they are also a safe and hygienic flooring option.
Health and Safety
Epoxy floors are not only good-looking and long-lasting, but they’re also a safe and hygienic flooring option.
SANITATION: Epoxy’s impermeability to liquids makes it impossible for mold and bacteria to grow in the porous concrete below the epoxy coating. Additionally, some epoxy coatings have additives that make them unreceptive to bacterial growth which is common in veterinary clinics and hospitals.
SAFETY: Slip-Resistance. For safety, other aggregates can be added to the epoxy that makes the floor slip-resistant, which is ideal in any setting, but especially in manufacturing facilities and warehouses.
Is epoxy right for your industry? Below is a list of environments where epoxy floor coatings are an exceptional choice.
- Animal care facilities
- Auto repair shops
- Car dealership showrooms
- Coffee roasters and craft breweries
- Data Centers
- Farm Machinery Sheds
- Grocery stores
- Horse stables
- Research laboratory
As versatile as epoxy is, it’s not necessarily made for every environment. High-traffic areas such as commercial parking garages are not ideal for epoxy, UV light can sometimes be harmful to epoxy in an outdoor setting. However, some epoxy coatings are more resistant than others, so you should consult an expert before you choose your flooring.