Type Name Description Duty Typical Thickness 1 Floor seal normally applied in two coats water based light up to 150u
Floor Coating applied in two or more coats usually solvent free light to medium 150u to 300u
High Build Coating applied in two or more coats light to medium 300u to 1000u (1mm)
Multi Layer Flooring aggregate "sandwich" system built up layers medium to heavy >2mm
Flow Applied self-smoothing medium to heavy 2mm to 3mm
Resin Screed Trowel Applied heavily filled sometimes sealed medium to heavy >4mm
Heavy Duty Flowable Flooring having a smooth surface Heavy to Very Heavy Duty 4-6mm
Heavy Duty Resin Flooring Trowel Applied effectively impervious very heavy duty >6mm
Designed to be a low cost option for large areas, they are usually water based epoxies, they contain no volatile organic compounds (VOC’s), They have been widely used by the industry and have a good track record.
They are normally a two coat system and are easily applied to a well prepared floor, these types of coatings can last for years. They contain no nasty solvents and are very low odour. They are particularly effective on a good flat floor e.g. over a pumped cementitious screed, or a diamond ground floor. These are an effective low cost option usually for very large areas such as Warehouses etc.
Reprotec UK Limited are trained and competent in all areas of floor preparation and coatings and not only use their own products, but are approved by all the major manufacturers i.e. Altro, Flowcrete, Resdev, Remmers etc.
Warehouse coated with Two coats of water based epoxy