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Florock® Flooring Launches New FloroEster Line of Vinyl Ester Coatings

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — Florock® Polymer Flooring, Chicago-based manufacturer of concrete floor coating systems for industrial, commercial and institutional facilities, has launched its newest family of high performance products, the FloroEster line of vinyl ester secondary containment coatings. Designed for use in some of the toughest environments, FloroEster provides outstanding protection from high concentration substance attack […]

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Commercial Garage Floors & Coating Options

Commercial garages put up with nearly constant vehicle traffic, the movement of heavy machinery, oil and fuel spills, and dropped metal parts that can easily damage an inadequate flooring system. No one wants to be repairing and replacing their commercial garage flooring frequently due to damage caused by daily wear-and-tear, so investing in the right […]

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Our Favorite Epoxy Floor Designs

Epoxy floor coatings are used in a variety of commercial and industrial settings due to their high performance and functional characteristics: strength, durability, ease of cleaning, impermeability, chemical resistance, static dissipative qualities, and more. However, choosing exceptional functionality doesn’t have to mean a sacrifice of aesthetics; at Florock, we pride ourselves on providing high-quality, durable […]

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What Are Epoxy Hardeners and Why Are They Used?

At their most basic, installation of epoxy floor coatings involves combining an epoxy resin with a hardening agent, which are then allowed to react with one another before being applied over a prepared concrete substrate. Depending on the specific system used, the epoxy base resin may be clear or pre-pigmented. Some clear epoxies epoxy resins […]

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Epoxy Floor Coatings vs. Floor Paints

You may have heard the terms “epoxy floor coating” and “epoxy floor paint” used almost interchangeably. When looking at options for a project, a low-cost DIY epoxy floor paint could appear to be an attractive option when compared to a professionally installed epoxy floor coating. With names that are almost identical and some product labels […]

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What is a Fluid Applied Flooring System?

As the name implies, fluid applied flooring systems are applied on-site in liquid form and cured to create a smooth, nonporous surface. Common types of fluid applied systems include epoxy, polyaspartic and polyurethane. These systems can be installed directly onto properly prepared concrete slabs, and are often used in a variety of commercial, institutional and […]

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Corrosion Resistant Flooring – Preventing Concrete Corrosion

While concrete slabs constitute a relatively sturdy, economical flooring substrate for facilities in a variety of industries, untreated concrete is prone to corrosion over time. In this case, the term “corrosion” refers specifically to the deterioration and disintegration of the concrete due to contact with a reactive substance; slab injury caused by a heavy load, […]

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Hangar Safety – The Role of Flooring

From huge military jets and commercial airliners to smaller business aviation and propeller aircraft, airplanes are complex machines that require a great deal of care and caution to handle safely. This extends beyond pilots and mechanics to all hangar personnel that come into contact with, or are in the vicinity of the aircraft. In addition […]

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Florock® Flooring Launches New FloroSurface Underlayment Line

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — Florock® Polymer Flooring, Chicago-based manufacturer of high performance commercial, industrial and institutional concrete floor coating systems, has launched its newest family of products, the FloroSurface line of underlayments, offering economical smoothening of uneven, deteriorated concrete substrates, as is required prior to installation of many general service floor coverings. Compatible for use under […]

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Epoxy Flooring with Flakes – Pro vs. DIY

Compared to other flooring systems, epoxy floor coatings can seem at first glance to be a relatively easy DIY project. They’re installed as liquids – not much harder than painting a wall, right? Unfortunately, many laypeople make this assumption and attempt to install their own flooring, only to discover down the line that the quality […]

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