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Cemprotec E-Floor

Epoxy and Polymer Modified Cementitious Flooring: 2mm (EN 1504-02) Overview Cemprotec E-Floor is a major advancement in flooring technology, incorporating the benefits of copolymer and epoxy resin technologies into a self smoothing, water based, cementitious system. This chemical combination gives a hard, durable 2mm thick coating with excellent resistance to abrasion, water, chloride ions and aggressive… Read more

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Protecting Concrete Floors at Espoo Motor Centre in Finland

Protection of garage and vehicle repair concrete floors totalling 1,100m². Background Espoo Motor Centre is a new concept developed by Finnish contractor YIT Construction. Espoo is Finland’s second largest city and YIT Construction developed this brand new complex beside the primary motorway coming out of Espoo. The Motor Centre houses a total of eight automotive… Read more

Cemprotec E-Floor Chosen to Protect Concrete Floors

Protection of the 600m² parking hall floor. Background Situated in the heart of downtown Helsinki near to Esplanade Park, Bronda Corner is a mixed use building which has origins dating back to 1840. The structure was demolished in the 1970’s to make way for a new building designed by architect Keijo Petäjä. Built in 1975, a complete renovation… Read more

Protecting Car Park Floors in Helsinki with Cemprotec E-Floor

Waterproof, hard-wearing protection for car park decking. Background Parliament House is the seat of the Parliament of Finland and has been the impressive setting for many of the nation’s key political events. Located on Arcadia Hill in the Finnish capital of Helsinki, the exterior of the striking building is composed of red granite and the… Read more

Cementitious Flooring System Protects Helipad in Extreme Conditions

Protection of 450m² Helipad. Background Rega is a Swiss Air-Rescue service which comes to the aid of people in distress, providing medical assistance by air. A privately run, not-for-profit organisation funded by almost 2.5 million patrons, Rega organised almost 14,000 rescue missions in 2012, primarily dealing with winter sport, road, occupational and Alpine accidents. Rega’s… Read more

Waterproofing of Concrete Floors and Sheet Piles in Basements

Waterproofing of sheet piles and floor slabs in a basement. Background Westminster City school is a non-diocesan, voluntary aided, all ability school, which has been situated in the Victoria area of London since 1877. As part of Westminster City Council’s £152 million investment in the Building Schools for the Future (BSF) Programme, the school obtained… Read more

Repairing Reinforced Concrete Slabs at Satakunta Air Command in Finland

Repair and freeze thaw protection to 15,300m² fibre reinforced concrete slabs at NATO airbase. Background With responsibility for the airspace of South West Finland, the Satakunta Air Command needs to keep operational, so an Apron out of action was out of the question. Due to aggressive aviation fuel and hydraulic fluid deposits, together with the… Read more

Waterproofing Concrete Floors at Roosecote Power Station

Waterproofing of internal floors. Background Roosecote Power Station is a gas-fired and former coal-fired power station situated in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria. The current power station was the UK’s first Combined Cycle Gas Turbine unit (CCGT) supplying electricity to the National Grid. The entire facility is protected by a fire sprinkler system, including the corridors which carry control cables above the… Read more

Concrete Repair and Waterproofing of Deck Area of Ambulance Station

Installation of waterproof friction wearing course and associated concrete repair works. Background After years of heavy duty wear and attack from de-icing salts deposited from the underside of ambulances during the winter, the elevated deck required a replacement waterproof friction wearing course and the approach ramps needed waterproofing prior to reasphalting. Water leakage was occurring through the deck… Read more

Concrete Floor Repairs & Resurfacing at Locomotive Depot

Abrasion, Chemical & Slip Resistant Resurfacing to Badly Worn Concrete Floor Background Crown Point was originally known as an area of Norwich but is now associated with the Crown Point Maintenance Depot operated by National Express. Originally a siding used by travelling circuses to load and unload animals and scenery away from the public eye,… Read more

Waterproof Concrete Floor Coating for Car Park in Helsinki

Waterproof, high strength friction wearing course for car park decking. Background Q-Park stands for quality in parking with smart, safe and convenient facilities which are noted for stylish interior design. Q-Park designate individual parking bays with a distinctive black box which contrasts with a lighter surround to make it easy to park correctly. At the… Read more

Abrasion Resistant Coating for Concrete Floors at Royal Doulton Potteries

1,000m² of abrasion resistant flooring in area subject to steel wheeled trolleys. Background Most of the floors in this 1960’s factory are precast concrete or mass concrete slabs with construction joints and drainage channels dividing many workshop areas. Royal Doulton, the world famous creators of art and domestic china, required a coating which could withstand… Read more

Floor Coatings Specified for Moisture Suppression

Moisture suppression prior to installation of decorative flooring. Background After many years of unsolved problems with vinyl tiles repeatedly delaminating from the floors, the cause was finally established as osmotic blistering. This was a consequence of there being no vapour barrier included when the four original classrooms were built in the 1950’s. The pressure generated… Read more

Fast-Setting Repair Mortar Chosen for RAF Military Airbase

Reinstatement to taxiways and hard-standings on military airbase. Background A base for Squadrons of Nimrod and AWACS, RAF Waddington hosts visiting NATO aircraft, including the vertical take-off and landing Harrier Jump Jet. The concrete taxiways and hard-standings were showing signs of deterioration from weathering and chemical attack from aircraft hydraulic fluid, together with the ground… Read more

Moisture Suppression on New Concrete Floors

Moisture suppression on 1,115m² new concrete floors to fast track construction. Background Under pressure to complete construction to allow for commissioning of this new extension to the JFK medical facility in Florida, the contractor was impatient to see the moisture levels in the new concrete floors reach an acceptable level so that the specified floor… Read more

Waterproof Coating for Baggage Handling Floor at Hong Kong International Airport

45,000m² of a durable, waterproof coating to baggage handling floor 4m below sea level. Background Situated on reclaimed land, at the time of construction this was the world’s largest passenger terminal. Its lower floor, several metres below sea level, houses the baggage handling facilities. The 600mm tethered slab construction was subject to the ingress of… Read more

Slip Resistant Finish for Swimming Pool

Architectural, slip resistant, waterproof finish to the pool surrounds of a prestigious Hotel Spa. Background In keeping with the prestige nature of this exclusive resort, a unique flooring surface was required to reflect the hotel’s high standards, whilst also improving safety by providing a slip resistant finish. Equipped with jacuzzi, sauna and a Turkish bath, the… Read more

Concrete Floor Moisture Suppression at Ammässuo Waste Treatment Centre in Finland

Moisture suppression on 1200m² of concrete floor in a tunnel prior to applying a decorative epoxy coating. Background Situated 30km to the west of Helsinki in Ämmässuo, Finland’s newest and largest waste treatment centre houses a modern compost handling system. The design incorporates an underground tunnel requiring a highly chemical resistant epoxy floor finish. Due… Read more

Chemical Resistant Flooring Solution for McDonald’s

Chemical and abrasion resistant resurfacing. Background The famous golden arches are recognised the world over with McDonald’s being the best known of the fast food chains. Behind the public areas, all the waste materials are collected in designated bays, stored in special steel wheeled bins to await disposal. This results in aggressive deposits falling on… Read more

Waterproofing Concrete Slabs on Drill Tower at Bristol Fire Station

Waterproofing concrete slabs. Background Avon Fire Brigade, responsible for fire prevention and control throughout the county of Avon, operates and maintains 23 fire stations. As the 880 fire-fighters are called to incidents in multi-storey buildings, all stations are equipped with tall practice or “drill” towers. The Bristol Fire Station Drill Tower, a concrete frame with… Read more

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On Another Level

The October issue of Tomorrow’s Contract Floors features an in-depth article on Flexcrete’s Cemprotec E-Floor, and shows how this innovative self-levelling flooring system provided the ideal solution for a major refurbishment project in Finland.   Application Cemprotec E-Floor is manufactured by Flexcrete Technologies, based in Leyland, North West England, and was put forward for the project by Flexcrete’s Finnish… Read more

Concrete Floor Repairs and Flooring Solutions in the Rail Sector

Flooring surfaces in today’s railways are subject to heavy demands, and many were simply not designed to withstand the current footfall, impact and abrasion. Chris Lloyd demonstrates how innovative solutions for enhancing concrete floors in refurbishments and new builds can make all the difference to durability and safety. There are many signs that concrete floor… Read more

Designing Systems for Concrete Floors to Meet Finland’s Fire Regulations

When UK manufacturers are supplying construction products for international projects, there are often legislative and building classification requirements to consider.  In Finland, the Euroclass fire codes are rigorously applied to protect not only the general public but also the emergency services who are called out to attend circa 12,000 fires annually. It is the responsibility… Read more

E-Floor’s the Product of Choice in Finland

The exceptional durability of Cemprotec E-Floor, our waterborne, cementitious flooring system, makes it ideal for the protection of concrete car park floors and it has been used extensively throughout Finland thanks to our Finnish Distributor PiiMat Oy. In one of our latest projects, Cemprotec E-Floor has been used to protect the 600m² underground parking hall… Read more

Superior Protection of Concrete Floors in Sub-Zero Conditions

  Coating an external floor or deck can be demanding, but when it has to withstand snow, ice, sub-zero temperatures and both abrasion and impact damage from incoming helicopters, a very special solution is sought. This was the case for a challenging project at Locarno Airport in Switzerland for Rega, the Swiss Air-Rescue Service which… Read more

Flexcrete’s Products are CPR Compliant

Declaration of Performance (DoP) The construction industry has recently undergone the most significant change for a decade in the way in which construction products are sold throughout Europe. From 1 July 2013, under the Construction Products Regulation 2011 (CPR), it is mandatory for manufacturers to apply CE marking to any of their products which are… Read more