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Monodex Ultra

Water-based Flexible Decorative Coating (EN1504-2) Overview Monodex Ultra is a technically advanced, minimal VOC, water-based decorative coating which protects against carbonation and water ingress without entrapping moisture. It is fast drying for year round use externally with excellent fire performance characteristics for internal use. Monodex Ultra prevents water ingress and resists the growth of mould and fungi,… Read more

13 Results in Projects

Anti-Carbonation, Decorative Protection for Landmark Office Building in Leeds

Long-Lasting Protection for Reinforced Concrete Panels Background The Pinnacle is a landmark office block in the heart of Leeds. The city’s largest office tower comprising 145,000 sq ft of space, the building was purchased for a total of £65 million and underwent a major refurbishment to help attract more tenants. Current office occupiers include the… Read more

Decorative Anti-Carbonation Coatings for Taiwan Clinic

Coating of New External Walls Totalling 1,000m2 Background Solvent-free Anti-Carbonation Protection Flexcrete’s distributor in Taiwan, Parallel Industrial Co., Ltd, recommended the use of Monodex coatings for this new build project due to their ability to provide exceptional weatherproof protection on buildings and structures all around the world. The coatings  could be safely and rapidly applied… Read more

Multi-Coloured Anti-Carbonation Protection for Commercial Building

Coating & Protection of 10,000m2 of External Walls in 7 Different Colours. Background Advanced, Water-Based Anti-Carbonation Protection Flexcrete’s distributor in Taiwan, Parallel Industrial Co., Ltd, recommended the use of Monodex Ultra in order to enhance and protect the exterior of the building. A total of seven colours were produced in Monodex Ultra to BS RAL… Read more

Concrete Repair and Protection of Byker Wall in Newcastle upon Tyne

Concrete Repair and Decorative Protection of Balcony Soffits and Supporting Beams Totalling 2,500m² Background Byker Wall is a long unbroken block of 620 maisonettes in the Byker district of Newcastle upon Tyne. Designed by architect Ralph Erskine and originally constructed in the 1970’s, its innovative design is focused on preserving community networks and it was… Read more

Concrete Repair of Window Cills and Balcony Areas in Leeds

Concrete Repair and Protection of Window Cills, Balcony Areas and Ring Beams Background As part of an overall PFI project extending over three and a half years, large scale social housing refurbishment has been carried out in Leeds. Sustainable communities for Leeds (sc4L) is a group of organisations formed specifically to deliver the project, consisting… Read more

Concrete Repairs to Combat Carbonation & Chloride Attack on Bridge

Concrete Repair & Protection System for Concrete Bridge Elements Background Jubilee Bridge was originally constructed in 1935 and was named to commemorate the silver jubilee of King George V. Based in Ashton-under-Lyne, the bridge spans the National Cycle Network Route 66 which runs from Hull to Manchester. As a result of carbonation and chloride attack,… Read more

Concrete Repair & Protection of Culvert

Refurbishment of Double Culvert to Protect Exposed Steel Reinforcement Background Leigh and Wigan in Lancashire are at high risk of localised flooding when heavy rainfall, land drainage or sewer problems occur. To reduce this risk, Wigan Borough Council commenced a £12.6 million Flood Alleviation Scheme, part of which involved the repair and protection of Millingford Brook… Read more

Anti-Carbonation Coating Gives Decorative Protection of Pre-Cast Concrete Facade

Decorative protection for 22,000m² pre-cast concrete facade. Background Originally conceived by Imelda Marcos as Manila’s new entertainment centre, Bay City is situated on 1,500 hectares of reclaimed land just 15 minutes from the domestic and international airports. Nestled at the heart of the area, SoleMare ParkSuites, is a twin tower, 18 storey residential investment by… Read more

Anti-Carbonation Coating Protects Nava Group Meat Processing Factory

Decorative weatherproofing and protection from carbonation. Background Originally established in 1976, the Nava Group Spa abattoir is located in the Province of Monza e Brianza in the Lombardy region, some 20km to the north east of Milan. Although the Lombardy region is recognised for its natural beauty, building owners recognise the need to protect structures… Read more

Concrete Repair & Protection for Three Residential Blocks

Internal & External Refurbishment of Public Housing Stock Background Building on the success of the five year Decent Homes Programme in which 99.6% of the public housing stock was renovated, Northwards Housing required a single source specification for concrete repair and protection works on three residential blocks. The 13 storey blocks at Sanderson Court, Hayden Court… Read more

11 Results in News

Flexcrete Coatings Specified for Architectural Project in Taiwan

Flexcrete’s anti-carbonation coatings have been chosen to create an architectural statement on a new build clinic in Taiwan which is tightly sandwiched between two older buildings. The new clinic in Tai-Nan City, Taiwan, has been designed by the renowned Yuen Ken architectural practice. The lower two floors of the building are used as a clinic and… Read more

Concrete Coated in a Rainbow of Colours

Decorative Anti-Carbonation Protection Provided by Monodex Ultra Background Rainbow House is a seven storey building with two storeys located underground. From the time of construction the exterior of the building was not renovated until this refurbishment in 2017. Over the years, high levels of dust and grime had accumulated on the exterior surface as the… Read more

Flexcrete Coatings in a Rainbow of Colours

Protecting Against the Elements Over 10,000 square metres of external walls of a prominent office and manufacturing building in Taiwan have been coated in a rainbow of colours using an anti-carbonation coating manufactured by UK-based Flexcrete Technologies Limited, part of the AkzoNobel group of companies. The reinforced concrete building, which is fittingly known as Rainbow… Read more

The Need to Maintain & Refurbish Water Assets

Chris Lloyd and Graham James of Flexcrete Technologies give detail of the introduction of AMP6, and the need to maintain and refurbish structures within the water industry. The water industry continues to face major challenges with regard to factors such as managing environmental impact, meeting affordability targets and maintaining assets. In order to operate within… Read more

Concrete Repairs and Decorative Protection at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

A range of Flexcrete products has been used to restore Boathouse 4, an iconic building within Portsmouth Historic Dockyard which was constructed during the 1930’s rearmament period. It forms part of the UK’s maritime heritage and was used during World War II to construct the three man midget X-Craft submarine. In 2014, Portsmouth Naval Base… Read more

Launch of Clear, Waterborne Anti-Carbonation Coating

We are pleased to announce we have launched a clear, water-based anti-carbonation coating which offers exceptional resistance to carbon dioxide diffusion. Monodex Clear is a transparent, weather resistant, elastomeric coating for use where it is important to maintain the surface appearance of the concrete substrate, whilst still providing excellent anti-carbonation protection. Designed for application to… Read more

Flexcrete’s Concrete Repair and Protection System Restores Jubilee Bridge

At Flexcrete, we provide tried and tested solutions for the repair of a range of civil engineering structures, including bridges. In one of our latest projects, a complete Flexcrete concrete repair and protection system was used for the upgrade of Jubilee Bridge in Ashton-under-Lyne, Greater Manchester on behalf of Tameside Metropolitan Council. Jubilee Bridge was… Read more

Flexcrete Launches New Range of Decorative Wall Coatings

Following intense research and development, Flexcrete has expanded its portfolio of high performance coatings by launching two new product ranges – Monodex for the external and internal protection of buildings and other structures and Biodex for internal walls and ceilings in hygiene sensitive environments. Both products have been introduced in response to strong customer demand… Read more

Worldwide Demand for Flexcrete Products Leads to Expansion

To meet increased demand for its range of products from home and overseas markets, Flexcrete has extended its manufacturing complex in Leyland, Lancashire, by acquiring an additional 2500m² of industrial space adjoining its existing facility. The new buildings have been extensively refurbished and extended and a dedicated Technical Centre has been constructed, housing new Research… 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

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