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Understanding Fire Resistance in the Workplace

Fire safety at work using the correct protective products

In Case of Fire: Understanding Fire Resistance in the Workplace When talking about fire resistant materials, and the fire resistance of a property or passive fire protection system, it generally refers to the ‘fire resistance rating’ and how long it can contain the spread of fire. This is typically measured as periods of time – usually 30, 60, 90 or ...

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Painting Industrial and Commercial Resin Flooring

To set the benchmark and redecorate, rejuvenate or renovate industrial strength and commercial quality resin flooring in your business premises, look no further than the range of epoxy floor paints at Rawlins Paints. Designed to deliver an aesthetically stunning finish to previous resin or concrete floor installations if required, or to new builds, the project scale of these illustrious protective ...

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Getting the Best Tarmac Driveway Finish

A tarmac driveway is the red-carpet to a property, and as a business owner this red-carpet tarmac driveway must be of VIP standard. If you are a hotelier, leisure centre maintenance manager, or own a heritage property, getting the tarmac driveway up to a standard expected by your customers and clientele may be playing on your mind a lot this ...

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How Rust-Inhibiting Metal Primers Work

An Industrial Guide to Protecting Metal and Steel Surfaces The key to successful application of any high-performance paint system is preparation, and rust-inhibiting metal primers are integral to many maintenance and repair systems across the industrial building, renovation, and commercial property sector. Applying paint directly to unprepared areas can mean that the paint topcoat has nothing to successfully adhere to – ...

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An Overview of Concrete Floor Sealers

Concrete floor sealers are a one-step, quick way to tackle multiple problems with renovated, rejuvenated or freshly laid interior concrete flooring. This covers new builds – in retail and commercial properties – and renovated properties inclusive of restaurants, garages, boutiques, showrooms, factory warehouses, loading in bays of supermarkets, and manufacturing plants. As you would imagine from the scope of property ...

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Fire Resistant Products: Everything You Need to Know

Fire retardant paints are most frequently used to provide fire resistance in large scale industrial spaces, public buildings and facilities, or on new builds. They can also be used on smaller DIY projects, but not for those tasks that simply require heat resistant paint, like BBQs and exhaust pipes. Rawlins Paints is one of the UK’s largest stockists of fire ...

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How to Paint Plastisol Cladding

Painting Plastisol cladding

Come rain or shine, Plastisol cladding is constantly exposed to the great British weather, and after a period (if regular maintenance audits are not conducted) it can look aged and grubby. This article will look at the different types of metal cladding on the market and how to paint Plastisol cladding and get it looking like new again, whilst also ...

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SikaFloor PurCem Polyurethane Concrete Flooring Systems

Sika have developed a range of heavy duty performance flooring solutions for concrete. These flooring systems have been designed to withstand the most demanding circumstances, including impact and abrasion resistance, aggressive chemical resistance and thermal shock. Depending on your requirements, there are different concrete flooring build-up systems. Sika have a PurCem Range and a PurCem Gloss Range. Please read on ...

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