“It’s just a dream,” they’d say with a twinkle in their eye, looking across their worn-out flooring; wishing that one day it could be replaced with minimal hassle and minimal downtime…. For people running busy offices, restaurants, medical facilities, warehouses and supermarkets, having their flooring replaced with a fast turnaround seems a dream-like scenario. [...]
Polyvinyl Chloride, commonly known as PVC or vinyl is used extensively throughout Australia. It can be found in packaging, bottles, toys, furnishings and most notably in flooring. In fact, its versatility and chemical resistance has resulted in PVC being one of the most produced forms of plastic in the world. However, the environmental impacts and [...]
Wherever harsh chemicals are stored, secondary containment infrastructure must be put in place and lined with suitable, protective coatings. If a chemical spill was to occur, a well designed bund coated with a chemical-specific material should not only prevent corrosion of the bund wall, but also eliminate chemical leakage from the bunded area. This will [...]
The technologies available to rehabilitate sewers are continuously evolving. Here we take a closer look at epoxy sewer lining, a technique which has a number of benefits that make it well suited to rehabilitating existing sewer systems. As Australia’s critical assets age, more and more emphasis is directed at rehabilitating and maintaining existing assets, as [...]
HYCHEM HYCRETE officially selected as recommend resin flooring system for Coles Supermarkets nationally
HYCHEM HYCRETE has been selected as the recommended system of choice for all deli and seafood preparation areas. HYCRETE is a unique polyurethane concrete product which is applied as a topping on concrete floors where difficult service conditions are the norm. HYCRETE is particularly recommended for use where regular contact with water in excess of [...]
HYCHEM’S main manufacturing operations has moved to the new state-of-the-art facility in Smeaton Grange, New South Wales. Increasing demand and a larger position than ever in the marketplace has forced the move to a much larger premises, which now houses HYCHEM’S entire manufacturing operations.
HYCHEM has launched the revolutionary WE500 - pigmented, water-based epoxy self-levelling topping with a matt finish. It has very low odour and very low VOC (volatile organic compound). It offers excellent early water resistance, good curing at low temperature and excellent adhesion to humid concrete.
Ultra-high heat resistant HYCHEM HYCRETE installed throughout over 3500m2 at the new Gold Coast University Hospital project
Modern day commercial kitchens in high-use environments demand a lot of a flooring surface. Ultra-high heat, fats and oils and abrasive wear and tear are just a few of the major issues that break down floor coverings, which in time expose the unhygienic concrete floor. At the recent Gold Coast University project, HYCRETE has been [...]
The Hychem premium roll coat SF12 is currently being applied to a 4000m2 workshop floor at BHP Jimblebar, WA.This iron ore mine site located 40km south of Newman in the Pilbara region WA is the latest in a succession of Pilbara BHP workshops where a Hychem flooring system has been the preferred choice. Hychem SF12 [...]
Products in the Hychem engineering portfolio continue to lead the way in the WA market. The Hychem range of acid-resistant coatings are now documented in the latest revision of the BHP Nickel West ‘Standard Engineering Specification For Concrete Acid Resistant Coatings document’. Hychem have a range of cutting edge products suited to the Nickel West [...]