a. b. e. ® Construction Chemicals‘ range of specialist floor finishes were on display at the Facilities Management Expo held at Gallagher Convention Centre.
The Facilities Management Expo is the trade show for the facilities management industry to exchange ideas, build relationships, bring together exhibitors and visitors alike with the latest trends products and legislation and to offer face-to-face networking opportunities.
The flooring products recommended for public facilities range from primers, coatings, specialised systems, cementitious systems, curing compounds and micro-toppings. Floor coatings are screeds based on bitumen, dry shake cementitious materials, self levelling cementitious screeds, epoxies and polyurethanes.
Typical applications are the protection of concrete floors and screeds against wear from traffic abrasion, as well as a range of chemical and thermal shock requirements.
For public facilities a wide range of cementitious systems for parking and pedestrian zones, as well as inside applications for exhibition halls, marketplaces and supermarkets.
For parking lots and ramps an anti-slip epoxy resin floor will prove durable and economical. For hospitals, health centers, food and pharmaceutical industries a chemical-resistant epoxy resin floor is suggested.
a.b.e construction chemicals recommends for architectural building facilities rough or polished concrete floors. They boast a new product line of white cement and micro-toppings for mineral and textured effects. CHRYSO® Beton Cire Finishing is a millimetric decorative overlay for interior walls and floors. It is a multi-coating process for medium duty application on floors, walls, furniture, and Worktops. It is durable and resistant, easy to maintain and comes in a variety of colours.
Public facility flooring needs to meet the requirements of high mechanical resistance, durability, practicality and maintenance, as well as be aesthetically appealing and in harmony with other finishing elements.