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A Happy New Year for Industrial Flooring

As 2010 comes to a close, we’d like to thank our customers for helping Florock have one of the best epoxy flooring seasons ever.  A lot happened in this, our 58th year, including welcoming several new regional sales reps on board, expanding our production and concrete coating laboratory areas, as well as renovating and moving […]

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Firehouse Pranks on Epoxy Floors

The risk-taking life of a firefighter can be highly stressful and humor is a great release valve.  Perhaps that explains why firehouses are famous for their crazy pranks.   Here are three doozies we hope you’ll appreciate: Though these pranksters are from 3 different companies, all are likely to have a specialty epoxy floor in their […]

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Florock Epoxy Floors Custom URL

Many industrial flooring updates, including a feed from this blog — and a new custom URL — have been added to the Florock LinkedIn site! Don’t miss out on the exciting epoxy flooring news and special offers! See it all and follow us at:  http://www.linkedin.com/in/florock We offer commercial floor coating systems.

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Ask the Industrial Flooring Expert

Joey G., Member of a Colorado Fire Department, writes: In a recent Florock newsletter, you said, “The concrete surface needs to be opened to accept primers. Acid etching, shot blasting, diamond grinding, milling and scarification are some of the methods used to prepare the concrete for priming.” Can you please elaborate on each of these methods? Our […]

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Special Deal on Concrete Floor Prep Equipment!

  Your brother-in-law Sal prepares concrete epoxy floors using a palm sander and the occasional pick ax. The Thanksgiving gathering will surely enjoy a good laugh during the annual  play-by-play of  his current keystone cops fiasco.  What would the holiday be without it’s traditions? For everyone else, industrial flooring prep calls for serious horse power […]

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Industrial Flooring vs. The English Language

What’s easier to do? Learn how to prep and install an epoxy coating on a 50K square foot concrete floor. Learn the English language. Before you answer, read this: The bandage was wound around the wound. The farm was used to produce produce. The dump was so full that it had to refuse more refuse. […]

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NEW! Solvent-Free ESD Epoxy Flooring!

“ZAP!” It’s the last thing you want to hear in your electronics or semi-conductor plant – and a sign you might need new electrostatic-dissipative (ESD) industrial flooring!  Let’s see…with your company’s latest memo on solvent restrictions, you’ll need 100% solids ESD concrete coatings as part of your overall safety program.  Oh, and…Management wants a lighter […]

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Ask the Industrial Flooring Expert!

Tom M. asks: What is the proper treatment of control joints when installing an ESD concrete coating system? Joint filler is not dissipative and it is often not practical to ground within every joint-bordered area. Hi Tom, Thanks for your question. It is important to remember that ESD systems are installed over a coat or […]

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Epoxy Coatings Go Green

While autumn leaves turn orange and gold, Florock, never one to follow the crowd, just keeps getting greener! Crawford Laboratories is proud to announce new recyclable gallon can packaging for all solvent-free industrial flooring products.  The new plastic container bears the “recyclable” symbol accepted at most recycling centers. The innovative design makes it easy for […]

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Ask the Concrete Flooring Expert

Garry Z. writes: In patching cracks and filling in low spots on a concrete floor, what materials are most compatible with your cement floor paint and what is the minimum thickness of a patch?  Should the patching be done before or after surface prep?  What kind of finish should the patch have? Hi Garry, Thanks […]

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