09 67 23 Resinous Flooring

09 67 23 Resinous Flooring


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8.5" x 11"

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Resinous Flooring

Utilize this section to specify resinous flooring and base finishes.

 

Depending on the type of resin used, these systems provide monolithic surfaces that are wear resistance, chemical resistance, slip resistance, electrical conductivity, and resistant to absorption of fluids. They are fluid-applied over a concrete substrate.

 

Three primary types of resinous flooring are available:

 

Epoxy: Extremely hard and with excellent bonding properties, this is the most commonly used type of system. Must be completely replaced if damaged and has an extended curing time.

 

Polyurethane: In addition to being chemical, slip, and abrasion-resistant, polyurethane is also resistant to high temperatures and direct heat.

 

Polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA): Also known as acrylic, PMMA cures quickly and is easily repaired, making it ideal for floors in facilities that can only be closed down for short periods.

 

Consult with a reputable manufacturer to determine the best type of system flooring for each project.

 

Flooring can include an integral cove base, formed by installing a cove strip at the floor/wall junction and extending the flooring up the wall to the required height.

 

Divider strips reduce cracking and are used where cracking could occur such as over joints in the substrate and where thermal movement could induce cracking.

 

Related Section:

09 61 39 – Water Vapor Emission Control 

 

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