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Product Guide

Synthetic resin flooring is classified into eight specific types, each having their own particular performance characteristics.

BS 8204-6, Section 6.2 classifies the types, varying in thickness and surface finish as follows:

Type 1 - Floor Seal

Applied in two or more coats.  Generally solvent or water bourne.

Light Duty.

Up to 150 µm thickness.

Type 2 - Floor Coating

Applied in two or more coats.  Generally solvent free.

Light Duty / Medium Duty.

Between 150 µm to 300 µm thickness.

Type 3 - High Build Floor Coating

Applied in two or more coats.  Generally solvent free.

Medium Duty.

Between 300 µm to 1000 µm thickness.

Type 4 - Multi-Layer Flooring

Aggregate dressed systems based on multiple layers of floor coatings or flow-applied floorings, often described as ‘sandwich’ systems.

Medium Duty / Heavy Duty.

> 2mm thickness.

Type 5 - Flow Applied Flooring

Often referred to as ‘self-smoothing’ or ‘self-levelling’ flooring and has a smooth surface.

Medium Duty / Heavy Duty.

2mm to 3mm thickness.

Type 6 - Resin Screed Flooring

Trowel-finished, heavily filled systems, generally incorporating a surface seal coat to minimise porosity.

Medium Duty / Heavy Duty.

> 4mm thickness.

Type 7 - Heavy Duty Flowable Flooring

Has a smooth surface.

Heavy Duty / Very Heavy Duty.

4mm to 6mm thickness.

Type 8 - Heavy Duty Resin Flooring

Trowel-finished, aggregate filled systems effectively impervious throughout their thickness.

Very Heavy Duty.

> 6mm thickness.

Light Duty -  light foot traffic, occasional rubber tyred vehicles.

Medium Duty -  regular foot traffic, frequent fork lift truck traffic, occasional hard plastic-wheeled trolleys.

Heavy Duty -  constant fork lift truck traffic, hard plastic-wheeld trolleys, some impact.

Very Heavy Duty -  severe heavily loaded traffic and impact.

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