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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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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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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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SikaFloor Anti-Static Flooring Solutions

The term anti-static refers to a condition where static build up is prevented during contact and separation of an item (person/machinery) with the floor. When working with volatile chemicals for example, the smallest electrostatic charge could have severe consequences. To create safe working environments across industries, Sika have designed a range of anti-static flooring solutions which include industrial scale anti-static ...

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Cut Edge Corrosion: Repairing Cladding Panel Damage

Cladding is commonly used as a protective layer for roofs and wall panelling on commercial buildings, and can be exposed to the harshest of elements – from pooled ice water to sleet and snow. Of course, it’s not just moisture that can cause damage to roof cladding, but as the metal cladding expands (rises) and contracts through heat and cold ...

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Passive Fire Protection (PFP): What You Need To Know

Fighting fire with Passive Fire Protection

It could be said the best way to fight a fire is to ensure that it doesn’t even get started. In some situations, this is easier said than done – but in a lot of cases this could and should be the norm. Passive fire protection (PFP) could be the measure that saves a business premises from burning to the ...

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SikaFloor Balcony Flooring Systems

As most balconies and walkways will be constructed with concrete elements, proper protection from weathering and water is vital for their strength and durability. When water penetrates concrete, it can cause points of weakness – detrimental to the safe use of balconies and walkways. As a solution to these issues, Sika have developed various balcony flooring systems, which are also ...

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