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What Are Secondary Containment Coatings?

Within an industrial facility, the system of containing leaks and spills from any chemical storage tanks or vessels is called “secondary containment”. The main goal of having a backup – or secondary – system is to properly isolate potentially dangerous chemical or petroleum spills until they can be cleaned up and correctly disposed of or […]

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Food Safe Epoxy Flooring: What You Need to Know

Food safety is of primary importance throughout the farm-to-market-to-table process. Without continual vigilance, facilities risk an outbreak of pathogen growth at the facility and foodborne illness among consumers– the scenarios of managers’ nightmares. Processors and food manufacturers operate under strict protocols in order to maintain the safest environments possible, and the right cementitious urethane (urethane […]

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Seamless Epoxy Flooring Advantages

In contrast with more conventional flooring options such as tile or concrete, the epoxy flooring options offered by Florock Polymer Flooring are chemically engineered to offer a wide array of advantages, including being fluid-applied for a nearly seamless, monolithic surface. Some advantages of this include: Hygiene. Self-adhesive tile or tile and grout floors are inherently […]

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Choosing Tavern Flooring: What to Consider

Property managers of taverns and other food and beverage service facilities face the challenge of finding flooring solutions that are not only aesthetically pleasing, creating the desired ambience, but also highly functional and cost-efficient. Flooring needs can vary greatly — from the “front of the house” where patrons gather, to the kitchen and storage areas […]

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Coatings and Flooring for Milk Production Plants

When enjoying a glass of milk or adding cream to a cup of coffee, one may rarely consider all the work, effort, and science that go into providing fresh, safe dairy products on demand. Dairy facility design and construction, including milk production plants, requires diligent attention to health and safety regulations to support efficient operations […]

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Safe, Durable Flooring for Fruit & Vegetable Processing Plants

Fruit and vegetable processing plants have unique flooring requirements, which are in place to help ensure the safety of the consuming public and facility workers alike. In addition, floors must be easy to clean and extremely durable. Whether it’s the processing rooms, packing rooms, storage spaces or transportation staging areas, all spaces within fruit and […]

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Abattoir & Slaughterhouse Flooring: Ensuring Sanitation

Abattoir & Slaughterhouse Flooring: Ensuring Sanitation Slaughterhouses are a messy business, to say the least. During construction and renovation, facility design and materials are chosen with extreme care respectivesafety and sanitation, and the flooring is no exception. There are many different requirements that slaughterhouse flooring and abattoir flooring must meet to not only ensure that […]

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Pub Flooring: Choosing an Attractive Yet Durable Flooring System

In pubs, brew-pubs, and micro-brewery taprooms, the flooring choice is not as simple as one might think. For instance, with the sheer amount of liquids being poured day-in and day-out at these establishments, it is essential that the flooring be safe for patrons and staff. Beyond that, though, it’s important that pub and brew-pub floors […]

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Considerations for Winery Flooring

In wineries, when the flooring is sanitary, slip-resistant and easy to maintain, it can provide peace of mind to owners and managers. Having the right, durable winery flooring furnishes impressive life cycle cost savings, all while helping to keep visiting health inspectors happy. The flooring chosen for wineries needs to meet a variety of specifications […]

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Consider Cementitious Urethane Floors for Food Safety

The commercial food safety practices within the United States have been in the news recently. According to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, an astounding 48 million people are affected by foodborne illnesses in the United States each year, which translates to 15 percent of the American population. Around 4,200 people are […]

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