Repair Car Wash Facilities for Urethane Concrete or MMA Resin Systems 

Let's imagine that you have a car wash facility that has a concrete runway that needs to be repaired. What are your flooring options for car wash facilities? Urethane Concrete Screeds or MMA resin floor coatings are best suited for repair Car Wash Facilities.

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Polished Concrete Floors in Chicago

Cities all over the country, and indeed the world, are putting a premium on sustainability. Materials for use in new construction and in home remodels in Chicago are being examined more closely by both the builder and the homeowner. The triple line balance of cost versus performance versus environmental friendliness is one that is sought after by both commercial developers and home owners/home builders seeking to recreate their home environment.

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Difference between Broadcast vs Troweled Decorative Quartz Flooring?

What is the difference between broadcast vs troweled decorative quartz flooring?

Let’s first answer that question by explaining what a decorative quartz flooring system is. Decorative Quartz flooring is any system in which quartz aggregate is embedded in a resinous coating, which could be epoxy, polyurethane, MMA or Polyaspartic polyurea. The result is an attractive and highly durable finish that is perfect for large expanses of flooring where a rugged floor is needed. This system is often the first consideration for high traffic areas such as warehouse flooring, showrooms and garages. In residential settings it is useful in kitchens or bathrooms. For commercial applications, the uses are practically endless. Consider this rugged but beautiful flooring for hospitals, restaurants, wineries, breweries, schools and many other applications.

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Best flooring option for a Bakery - Urethane Concrete System

Would you rather your bakery crew spend their time making delicious breads and muffins, or cleaning the floor? That what we thought. The right answer is of course that you want a floor that your bakery crew hardly has to think about. Of course, it needs a sweep and a mop at the end of the shift.

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Decorative Quartz Flooring Choices: Epoxy, Urethane, or MMA Resin?

Seamless decorative quartz floors can be used anywhere that durable, attractive flooring is required. Research labs, manufacturing plants, bathrooms, locker rooms, kitchens, restaurants, healthcare facilities, showrooms, garages, warehouses and schools are just a few uses for decorative quartz flooring. The installation of a decorative quartz floor involves the application of a resin body coat over a surface (usually a primed concrete substrate) and broadcasting (or troweling) colored quartz granules to achieve a seamless high performance floor. The body coat may be applied in one layer (single broadcast) or applied in two layers (double broadcast) to provide a thicker, stronger floor.

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Flooring Options for Distilleries

Most distilleries have their own secret recipe for turning grain into spirits and aging it just right. The best flooring for a distillery, however, is no secret. If your distillery, whiskey, for instance, is doing each step of the process yourself, you will spread wet barley on the malting room floor to germinate. Then the grain will be dried in high-temperature kilns. The malt will be finely ground in mills, then mixed with very hot water to separate the sugars from the grains. The distillation process requires high heat to separate the alcohol from the water.

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Seamless Flooring Options for Wineries

Winery owners who have thought things through know what the best flooring for a winery is. Between crushing acidic grapes by the ton and heat sterilization, to the retail/tasting areas that must be visually appealing, flooring for a winery must meet many specific needs.

“Crush” happens after the grapes are harvested. The crop is moved in to the crush room using forklifts and heavy machinery. Mechanical presses crush the grapes to remove the juices. After crushing, the juice moves to the fermentation room. Absolute sterilization in the fermentation rooms is essential to maintaining the integrity of the juice. The wine is aged in barrels, then bottled.

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Methyl Methacrylate (MMA) Resin-based Flooring Systems

When you’re talking about floors, MMA does not refer to “mixed martial arts” but it does mean a flooring system that is just as tough. Methyl Methacrylate resin based flooring systems offer that are quick to cure and extremely versatile.

MMA stands for methyl methacrylate. This is an acrylic resin and the system consists of a primer which goes over the substrate), a bodycoat (which could be very thin up to 1/4-inch thick), and a topcoat to seal the finished floor.

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Benefits of Polyaspartic Coatings in Industrial Coatings

There comes a point in any flooring job where the floor needs to be finished. Often, because of the other trades that are involved in a building project, the floor is the last to be finished. When the time comes to put the final touches on a floor, flooring installers often choose polyaspartic coatings. Before we can explain the benefits of polyaspartic coatings, let’s look a bit at what they are and how they work.

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Urethane Concrete Coatings for Bakery Floors

Commercial bakeries need flooring that varies throughout the workspace. Duraamen’s ultra-tough urethane concrete flooring products provide for every need in your kitchen.

Heat-resistant

First, a bakery needs tough flooring to withstand high temperatures from ovens. The floor must be protected from the accidental dropping of hot oven racks as well as scratches and dents from moving around heavy equipment.

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