Resin flooring has a reputation for being durable, hygienic, safe for the environment, and easy to clean. This is where it begins. Beyond these great intrinsic features, any epoxy resin floor can be formulated to add extra protection and special safety or health-centric features such low-slip finishes.
In spite of the ideal nature of epoxy resin flooring for industrial and commercial areas, it does not have to be utilitarian. Reepol are able to meet the needs of any architectural design when it comes to providing attractive floors with our CQ & Reeflec ranges.
These are solvent free decorative epoxy finishes, which consists of the finest epoxy resin, Quartz aggregates and colourful decorative flakes. Reegrip CQ consists of Reeprime, Reebond FC100, coloured quartz and Reeseal TG600. You can apply a top sealer such as solvent-based polyurethane systems Reeseal SM100 or SG100 but it’s an optional choice.
SM100 is a matt system and SG100 is a glossy system. They have excellent resistance to a wide range of chemicals and outstanding light and weather stability.
Another CQ product is Reetop CQ3000, a trowel applied decorative epoxy screed that is a combination of selected hard wearing coloured quartz aggregates, solvent free epoxy resins, and curing agents. Its qualities include its abrasion and chemical resistance. It is slip resistant, fast curing, and comes in either a matt or gloss finish. Reeseal TG600 should be used for the first sealer. A second sealer, either Reeseal SM100 or SG100, is recommended.
Reeflec EC017 is another choice of decorative floor finishing. It is a decorative seamless wall and floor system achieved by the combination of Reecote EC017, various sized colourful acrylic flakes and clear seal coats. It is a decorative coating ideal where a high-build, hard-wearing, hygienic, coating system is required. It’s excellent for reception areas, kitchens, toilets laboratories and hospitals. This flooring should be sealed with Reeseal SG100 or SM100. Another coating choice is Reeflec EL002 SF, which is a self-levelling system similar to Reeflec EC017.
Our decorative flooring systems come in standard colours, which offer a wide range of colour choices. However, other colours are available on request.
Before applying any of Reepol’s epoxy finishes, proper floor preparation and floor repairs must be carried out. Substrates need to be clean and free from any agent that may impair adhesion. Our data sheets provide specific details for each product.
There is a difference in the requirements between sectors. Warehouse floor painting, sports floor paint, food preparation duty areas, and a garage flooring system have differences in their needs. In all cases, it is essential to identify flooring hazards and if needed, Reepol can provide line-marking solutions.
Talk to one of Reepol’s specialists for specific information and recommendations for your industry. Industrial flooring problems are part of the program and our experts can suggest the best flooring solution for various situations such as, for example, where being safe from slip and trip is a major factor.
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