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A QUICK LOOK AT OUR EPOXY & RESINOUS FLOORING SYSTEMS

Fluid applied, resinous epoxy flooring systems including epoxy, polyaspartic, polyurea and others, allow for a variety of different designs, styles and color combinations. However, despite its importance many end users and installers often neglect to consider one major factor, flooring thickness. Epoxy and other resinous floors can vary greatly in overall thickness. Let's take a moment to discuss this key characteristic of fluid applied resinous flooring that is too often overlooked. 

Not all resinous floors are created equal. All floors are designed to serve a specific function or purpose and as such some epoxy floors are engineered to be thicker, more resilient, and durable than others. The traffic and demands of your workspace or residential needs should influence the both the type and thickness of your epoxy floor. Floor coatings are measured in ‘mils’ (a mil is 1/1000th of an inch). For example, one-eighth of an inch equals approximately 125 mils. The standard ‘BOX STORE’ floor paint when cured is about 2 mils, a sheet of standard copy paper is about 4 mils, and a credit card is about 30 mils thick.

As a general rule, the thicker the floor is the longer lasting it will be, and also the more costly it will be. One thing to remember is that if you go from a 10-mil floor thickness to a 20 mil, you need TWICE as much material.

We understand that resinous epoxy floor thickness is also often determined by the budget allotted for the project. At Armortech, we offer a variety of high-quality solutions to meet the needs and budget of our clients. Whether you're in the market for an economical, thin-mil floor for increased aesthetic appeal, and light reflectivity or a commercial client in need of a chemical resistant high-build system for your commercial kitchen or manufacturing plant, or a home owner wanting to dress up your old garage floor, have the right system to meet your needs.  

Feel free to contact us if you have any questions, were always happy to help.

Metallic Epoxy Flooring

These floors resemble a three-dimensional marbled surface. The system is created by adding a metallic pigmented powder to clear epoxy resins. These systems are considered more of an artistic creation. A variety of designs and looks can be achieved using different application technique and colors. Colors can be intermixed, allowing for nearly unlimited color variations.

System Benefits & Applications: 

  • Creates a unique one-of-a-kind look
  • Easy to clean/maintain
  • Colors can be intermixed, allowing unlimited color variations
  • Creates a brilliant three-dimensional effect
  • Light Reflectivity
  • Residential homes
  • Restaurants & Bars
  • Retail stores
  • Hotels & Restaurants
  • Showrooms & more…
Thin-Mil & Medium Build Epoxy Floors

The average thickness of a thin-mil floor system is approximately 4-6 mils, while medium build systems typically range from 8-16 mil. These systems are typically a solid color, epoxy concrete coating system and used in coating relatively smooth floor surfaces to create a uniform look, increase light reflectivity and decrease housekeeping by eliminating concrete porosity and dust. Thin-Mil Systems are a great choice for floors requiring an attractive, economical, high performance floor.

System Benefits & Applications:

  • Color stable with urethane topcoat
  • Easy to clean & maintain
  • Excellent wear characteristics
  • Suitable in many chemical resistant environments
  • Great light reflectivity
  • Variety of colors
  • Economical product selections
  • Light industrial areas
  • Animal care areas
  • Shop Floors
  • Commercial areas

 

High-Build Epoxy Floors

The average thickness of a high build floor system is 18-36 mils and can vary depending on the total number of coats used, and if a topcoat is applied. These high build duty floors provide the necessary coverage to hide track marks, spalls, and other concrete imperfections, giving the floor a solid profile. These systems are designed for industrial floor applications where the floor is subject to moderate traffic and chemical exposure. Creates an attractive, extremely durable floor.

System Benefits & Applications: 

  • High compressive strength and impact resistance
  • Easy to clean/maintain
  • Excellent wear characteristics
  • Suitable in many chemical resistant environments
  • Excellent light reflectivity
  • Good color selection
  • Industrial & manufacturing areas
  • Auto repair shops
  • Aircraft hangers & more...
Decorative Flake Flooring

The average thickness of a broadcast floor system is typically between 30-35 mils, depending on the type of resin and aggregates used. Decorative broadcast floors provide a decorative, long-lasting floor that is easy to maintain. The system consists of decorative flake chips randomly broadcast into epoxy, polyurea, or polyaspartic base coat, then sealed with a clear topcoat. A variety of colors and blends help create a unique, attractive looking floor surface.

System Benefits & Applications: 

  • Helps to hide dirt, small debris
  • Aesthetically pleasing
  • Easy to clean & maintain
  • Extremely durable
  • Large variety of colors & blends
  • Garage floors
  • Basements
  • Commercial areas
  • Shops
  • Industrial & commercial areas
  • Manufacturing areas and more...
     
Decorative Quartz Flooring

The average thickness of a broadcast quartz floor system is approximately 1/8" thick and creates a decorative textured surface. Quartz systems are used for decorative purposes in light and medium duty traffic areas. A colored quartz aggregate is broadcasted into a clear high solids epoxy binder to create an attractive, slip resistant floor finish that is suitable for most commercial and industrial applications. Quartz systems can be built as single or double broadcast systems.

System Benefits & Applications: 

  • Excellent wear characteristics
  • Very Slip-Resistant
  • Easy to clean & maintain
  • Excellent durability
  • Specially blended colored sands create a variety of decorative looks
  • Commercial kitchens
  • Labratories & manufacturing areas
  • Animal care areas
  • Restrooms & locker rooms and more...
Chemical Resistant Flooring (Novolac)

In certain environments, the chemical resistance of standard epoxies and urethanes just won't cut it. Those situations are where you would use one of our NOVOLAC products. These systems offer substantially greater chemical resistance properties than standard epoxies. We have a variety of NOVOLAC products, including crack fillers, joint sealants, primers, and topcoats.

System Benefits & Applications: 

  • Excellent Chemical Resistance
  • Excellent Solvent Resistance
  • Can be used for higher temperature service
  • Chemical Processing Plants
  • Petroleum Facilities
  • Pulp and Paper Mills
  • Mining Industry
  • Gas Processing
  • Sewage and Water Treatment
  • Battery Charging Stations
ESD/Anti-Static (Thin-Mil) Flooring

The thin-mil Electro Static Dissipative (ESD) flooring system is typically applied between 4-6 mils per layer, and can vary depending on the total number of layer used and, and if a topcoat is applied. These epoxy/urethane systems are used on smooth floors and in industries where static control is required. 

Benefits & Applications: 

  • Channels static electricity to ground
  • Clean quality appearance
  • Chemical resistance
  • Several color options available
  • Computer Rooms
  • Laboratories
  • Solvent storage areas
  • Chemical plants
  • Hospitals
  • Electronics manufacturing areas
ESD/Anti-Static (High-Build) Flooring

The high build Electro-Static Dissipative (ESD) flooring system is typically applied between 20-30 mils thick, and can vary depending on the total number of layers used and, and if a topcoat is applied. These systems are designed for industrial floor applications where static control is required.

Typical Applications: 

  • Channels static electricity to ground
  • Clean quality appearance
  • Excellent abrasion resistance
  • Chemical resistant
  • Several color options available
  • Computer rooms
  • Chemical plants
  • Hospitals
  • Plastic Manufacturing
  • Electronic Manufacturing Areas
  • Solvent Storage Areas
Exterior Traffic Deck Systems

These exterior elastomeric coatings are UV resistant, extremely flexible, and provide excellent waterproofing characteristics. With a variety of decorative options, old deteriorated concrete can easily be renewed into an attractive, durable surface. This easy to install system can be applied in a variety of exterior residential, commercial, and industrial areas. Suitable for use over wood or concrete surfaces. 

System Benefits & Applications: 

  • Excellent Waterproofing Characteristics
  • Excellent UV Stability
  • Easy to apply
  • Outdoor Patios
  • Pool Decks
  • Rooftop Decks
  • Balconies
  • Loading Dock Areas
  • Porches and Walkways
  • Parking Decks
  • Driveways
Hand-Poured Epoxy Countertop Systems & Kits
Metallic Epoxy Countertop Kits

Our epoxy bar top and countertop kits are the highest quality USA made refinishing kits for countertops in the industry. Our complete job kits are designed for homeowners and do-it-yourselfers and include step by step instructions and everything you’ll need to create your own custom countertops. Choose from one our pre-assembled style kits or the create your own kit. Apply directly over your pre-existing countertops for a durable lifetime finish. Self-leveling at approximately 1/8" thick per coat, and adheres to many surfaces including tile, granite, laminates, wood and more.

Create beautiful, pearlescent designs using our premium bar and countertop epoxy mixed with metallic color pigments. A variety of amazing, rich 3D effects can be achieved using varied tools, and techniques. Seamless, temperature resistant up to 500 degrees Fahrenheit (260C), Zero VOC, 100% non-toxic, food safe, anti-bacterial, stain-resistant, scratch-resistant, and UV-resistant. Excellent for bar tops, counter tops, and tabletops.

Call, email or chat with us. Our friendly experienced staff of professional installers are always happy to talk shop, answer your questions, and walk you through the entire process.

System Benefits: 

  • Self-leveling at 1/8" per coat
  • 100% Non-toxic (when cured)
  • Heat resistant up to 500 degrees F
  • Excellent Durability
  • Easy 1:1 mix ratio

Experience the Armortech difference

We know that you have many choices when selecting an epoxy floor coating, bar top epoxy or countertop epoxy kit, but keep in  mind not all epoxy coatings are the same nor will they all yield the same quality of results like Armortech Premium Coatings product will. Our meticulously engineered epoxies coatings are formulated by a team with over three decades of experience in the epoxy and concrete floor coating industry. Our products are manufactured in the USA with premium components for quality long lasting results.

At Armortech, we provide the public high quality, commercial grade, professional quality epoxy that is environmentally friendly, simple to use, and cost friendly. When you buy an epoxy kit from us, you will get the freshest USA made epoxy for the best possible price. Our epoxy systems can dramatically change the look of just about any space for the better. Our products outperform the competition with their superior formulations, characteristics and user-friendly attributes. Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions. Our friendly professional, experienced epoxy floor installers are here to help with free, unlimited technical support.

 

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