Resin Flooring

Resin Flooring

Resin flooring provides a long-lasting, high performance system for the most exacting situations. Choosing the correct system to meet the specific flooring usage is an important part of the selection process.

The following systems for the different floor types, forms the basis of the British Standard BS 8204-6.

Light Duty

Suitable for light foot traffic, and occasional rubber tyred vehicles.

Medium Duty

Suitable for regular foot traffic, frequent fork lift truck traffic, and occasional hard plastic- wheeled trolleys.

Heavy Duty

Suitable for constant fork lift truck traffic, hard plastic wheeled trolleys, and some impact.

Very Heavy Duty

Suitable for severe heavily loaded traffic and impact.

In general terms these categories of flooring are listed in ascending order of durability.

ProductDescriptionUsageTypical Thickness
Floor SealApplied in two or more coats. Generally solvent or water borne.Light Dutyup to 150 μm
Floor CoatingApplied in two or more coats. Generally solvent free.Light & Medium Duty150 μm to 300 μm
High build floor coatingApplied in two or more coats. Generally solvent free.Medium Duty300 μm to 1000 μm
Multi-layer flooringAggregate dressed systems based on multiple layers of floor coatings or flow applied floorings, often described as ‘sandwich’ systems.Medium & Heavy Duty> 2 mm
Flow applied flooringOften referred to as ‘self-smoothing’ or ‘self levelling’ flooring and having a smooth surface.Medium & Heavy Duty2 mm to 3 mm
Resin screed flooringTrowel-finished, heavily filled systems, generally incorporating a surface seal coat to minimise porosity.Medium & Heavy Duty> 4 mm
Heavy duty flowable flooringHaving a smooth surface.Heavy & Very Heavy Duty4 mm to 6 mm
Heavy duty resin flooringTrowel-finished, aggregate filled systems effectively impervious throughout their thickness.Very Heavy Duty> 6 mm