What are the different types of epoxy flooring and the advantages?

Types Of Epoxy Flooring:

  1.  Epoxy Mortar Floor:

This type of epoxy flooring consists of 100% solid epoxies and quartz sand.  This mortar epoxy is used on the floor that requires higher resistance against impact load and chemicals.  This epoxy can also be used to repair cracks before applying another type of epoxy floor. 

Where To Use:

  • Mechanical spaces
  • Warehouse
  • Commercial kitchens
  • Restaurants
  • Garages
  • Manufacturing plants etc.
  •  Self-Leveling Epoxy Floor:

This type of epoxy is utilized to apply over new, old, cracked, or damaged concrete floors to make a smooth, durable, and a leveled texture on the surface of the floor.  It increases the aesthetic appearance of the floor. 

Where to use:

  • Commercial garages
  • Kitchens
  • Athletic facilities
  • Manufacturing buildings
  • Showrooms
  • Warehouses
  •  Quartz-Filled Epoxy Floor:

This epoxy is a combination of high-performance epoxy polymer resin and stained quartz grains.  This epoxy is employed for decorative spaces that need sanitary and slip-resistant properties.

Where to use:

  • Lobbies
  • Offices
  • Showrooms
  • Locker Rooms
  • Restrooms
  • Schools
  • Cafeterias etc.
  •  Epoxy Flake Floor:

Epoxy Flake floors contain colored flake materials that are inserted in epoxy to create a vibrant look.  This flake also provides each surface with grooves to reduce any slips and falls.  This epoxy is available in an infinite variety of colors., sizes, styles, and textures using which we can increase the aesthetic appearance of any space. 

Where to use:

  • Showrooms
  • Locker Rooms
  • Sport Venues
  • Bathrooms
  • Bars
  • Garages
  • Clinics
  • Commercial Kitchens
  • Schools
  • Churches
  • Laundromats
  • Laboratories
  • Hospitals
  • Grocery and Retail Stores etc.
  •  Anti-static Epoxy Floors:

An electrostatic charge can be dangerous to several work situations so to overcome any static hazards in these sites anti-static epoxy floor is used.  This floor contains a conductive compound that stores static electricity that diffuses any potential discharge.

The anti-static epoxy floor is a strongly preferable solution for areas that contain flammable materials.  It is suitable for areas that use flammable gases or liquids that lead to a risk of ignition.

Where to use:

It is commonly used in

  • Chemical, electronic, or healthcare facilities
  • Pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities

Advantages of Epoxy Floor:

Epoxy flooring has many advantages compare to other traditional flooring applied to concrete

  1.  Increases brightness of interior areas as epoxy creates a shiny high-gloss surface
  2. Epoxy provides a hard durable surface that can withstand heavy and continuous loads
  3. Easy to install, doesn’t require any special tools or equipment
  4. These floors are very good chemical resistant.  It can resist a large number of chemicals hence it is idea for industries and warehouse.
  5. Protects existing concrete layer from wear and tea
  6. Easy to clean and more durable
  7. Increases safety when epoxy contains anti-slip additives
  8. Helps in hiding chips and cracks when combines with paints and colors
  9. Helps in identifying walk able areas when applied in a different pattern
  10. Increase the aesthetic appearance of the space
  11. Little or no maintenance is required

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