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Floor Coatings for Dairy Facilities

Dairy facilities have unique needs when it comes to flooring. Slip-resistance and traction are especially important for the safety of facility personnel. Whether milk tanker unloading areas, chiller and storage rooms, pasteurization and production rooms or even in the milking parlors themselves, dairy processing facilities present ongoing slip hazards. Wet, damp floors mixed with fats and oils are the perfect recipe for slip-and-fall accidents. Florock’s flooring systems are fully adaptable to meet the rigorous environment of dairy processing facilities.

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A Unique Environment with Unique Needs

Cheese and dairy processing facility floors present an ongoing slip-and-fall risk. Additionally, acidic organic fats, lactose, dairy proteins and by-products corrode weak or bare concrete floors. These are absorbed deep into concrete slabs, further damaging the concrete. Moreover, vibration from large processing machines as well as regular traffic from pallet trucks and forklifts can weaken the structure of a compromised concrete floor.

The appropriate flooring for a dairy processing facility must not only meet these demands, but also provide an exceptional lifecycle value. Systems like Florock’s FloroCrete are especially designed to address all of these needs and more!

Installed at Facilities Operated by:

Wisconsin Packaging Corp  Coca-Cola  Pepsi  Tyson  Miller Brewing  Florida Natural

Flooring Systems for Dairy Processing Facilities

Our concrete resinous flooring systems are formulated to create a safe environment for dairy processing facilities and their personnel. Ever-changing conditions of alternating wet and dry processing, the acidic nature of dairy, along with heavy usage of equipment, require durable floor coatings that support sanitation, facilitate cleaning and enhance safety.

There are many benefits associated with our hybrid floor coatings including:

  • Durability far exceeding typical flooring options like laminate or rubber
  • Ability to customize level of slip resistance
  • Ability to withstand rigorous hygiene regimes
  • Thermal shock resistance
  • USDA, food-grade compliancy
  • Available antimicrobial protection
  • Acid and chemical resistance
  • Low-odor coating options
  • Fast turnaround for minimal downtime
  • Ability to cure in ever-damp to wet environments

Our color-match specialists can also create flooring that will coordinate and enhance the look of any cheese or dairy processing facility.

Let an experienced Florock Technical Representative advise you on the best flooring options for dairy processing operations.

What Our Clients Are Saying

“We have had many different brands installed, but Florock Epoxy & Urethanes have held up to all the wear & tear of Hi-Traffic conditions better than all the rest. We have used Florock products for many years”

Ray Strong, Maintenance Supervisor Baldor Electric, Ft. Smith, AR
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