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Not just a pretty face

Flooring aesthetics play a major role in the overall look and feel of a space, whether it be in a hospital hallway, a university building or childcare centre. However, to what degree are looks valued over functionality? Is it possible to find a solution that provides a quality solution for both? Aesthetics vs functionality According [...]

2016-03-08T16:23:06+10:00 March 8th, 2016|

Industry demand drives product development

Interview with Raj Velayutha, Technical Manager Product Development Keeping new product development in line with industry demand requires out-of-the-box thinking as well as a keen understanding of what customers want. By tailoring existing products to meet ever-changing customer needs, demand in fact becomes a positive instigator of product innovation. What are current demands for new [...]

2017-06-08T23:28:55+10:00 March 8th, 2016|

Oil-Wet Inclining Ramp test vs Wet Pendulum test

It is not uncommon to find flooring clients confused by the difference in slip resistance ‘R’ and ‘P’ values. In this article we take a closer look at the two most common tests for slip resistance of flooring surfaces as outlined in the AS4586-2013 Australian Standard for Slip Resistance of Flooring Surfaces. What is an [...]

2017-06-08T23:28:55+10:00 February 1st, 2016|

The dos and don’ts of flooring maintenance

Epoxy flooring solutions require regular cleaning to maintain their lifespan, aesthetic and overall safety. Daily wipe-downs with ingredient specific products, buffing and scrubbing are a number of ways in which this can be achieved. Follow these guidelines for cleaning best practice to achieve the very best floors for many years to come. DO Carry out [...]

2017-06-08T23:28:55+10:00 January 28th, 2016|

How to ensure your chemical bund complies with industry standards

Within the water industry, secondary containment systems or ‘bunds’ must be constructed to protect environments from spills where chemicals are stored.  Complying with industry standards of bund materials and construction methods are vital to ensuring the overall success and integrity of the bund. When to use a bund? A bund must be used to store [...]

2017-06-08T23:28:55+10:00 January 28th, 2016|

Corrosion: React now!

How to prevent corrosion of your water assets There are many different chemical and atmospheric conditions that can cause corrosion to asset infrastructure at water and wastewater treatment plants. Mineral acids, hydrocarbons, caustic solutions and aqueous salts can cause high amounts of damage to concrete and steel structures over short periods of time. This not [...]

2017-06-08T23:28:55+10:00 December 9th, 2015|

Keep it clean! Cleaning best practices for resin flooring

When it comes to floor-care and cleaning, optimal procedures will vary depending on the particular resin and flooring environment.   Keeping ahead of floor-cleaning on a daily basis will ensure that the aesthetics of the area will be maintained, but more importantly the lifespan of your flooring will be increased and it will remain in-line [...]

2017-06-08T23:28:55+10:00 December 8th, 2015|

Turning water into wine

Bimbadgen Estate is a James Halliday five-star rated winery located in the heart of the Hunter Valley in New South Wales. They have been producing grapes for over 40 years and the estate now includes an award-winning restaurant and function venue, which has hosted major events such as ‘A Day on the Green’.  In August [...]

2017-06-08T23:28:55+10:00 November 30th, 2015|

The odds are stacked against PVC

“Many of the by-products of the PVC lifecycle are now ubiquitous global pollutants, which can be found not only in industrialised regions but in the planet’s most remote ecosystems.  They are now found in the tissues of whales in the deep oceans, polar bears in the high Arctic, and virtually every human being on earth.” [...]

2017-06-08T23:28:55+10:00 October 29th, 2015|

Epoxy coatings in the wastewater industry

Harsh chemicals found in wastewater environments pose a range of challenges for asset owners. Significant downtime due to rehabilitation or maintenance works can also send site costs and losses through the roof. Protective coatings of water and wastewater assets are the first points of contact between the stored liquid and the surrounding structure, and if [...]

2017-06-08T23:28:55+10:00 October 29th, 2015|