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Solid Colour Epoxy for Warehouses

Workshop floor painted in epoxy by Sydney Epoxy Floors


SINGLE COLOUR EPOXY FLOORING FOR WAREHOUSES


Solid color epoxy flooring is a popular choice for warehouses because it offers a range of benefits that make it practical, durable, and visually appealing. With its seamless and glossy finish, it adds a professional touch to the space, while its range of colors allows warehouses to customize the look to fit their brand or preferences. Epoxy flooring is also highly durable and resistant to heavy forklift traffic, chemical spills, and abrasions, making it an excellent choice for facilities that experience a lot of wear and tear. Additionally, the easy-to-clean surface of epoxy flooring means that maintenance is minimal, saving time and money in the long run.

Benefits of using solid color epoxy in warehouses are

Durability  Epoxy flooring is extremely durable and can withstand heavy traffic, impacts, and abrasions. This makes it an ideal choice for warehouses, where there is constant movement of heavy machinery, equipment, and materials.

Chemical resistance  Epoxy flooring is highly resistant to chemicals, including oils, solvents, and acids. This makes it an ideal choice for warehouses that deal with chemicals or have spills and leaks.

Easy to clean Epoxy flooring is easy to clean and maintain. A simple mop or sweep is usually enough to keep it clean.

Aesthetics  Solid color epoxy floorings can enhance the look of a warehouse, is available in a variety of colors, and the smooth, glossy finish can brighten up any space to make it look more professional.

Safety Epoxy flooring can have slip-resistant additives incorporated to improve safety in the warehouse and comply with Australian Safety Regulations. This is especially important in areas where spills or moisture are common.

When considering solid color epoxy for your warehouse floor, it is important to talk with a professional installer who has experience with epoxy coatings. They can help you choose the right color and finish, as well as ensure that you have the knowledge to properly install an epoxy floor coating for maximum durability and longevity.

SIC Solid Colour Epoxy Floors Layers by Sydney Industrial Coatings


Our tailor made packages and products are available to suit your project needs. For further information on preparation, application and colours available, scroll down below the products.


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Steps to achieving a successful Industrial Floor Coating Solution


 

 

  Step 1  

Prepare the concrete thoroughly by diamond grinding with a course grit diamond

To achieve a successful floor coating system make sure your surface is free of dust, oil/grease, any loose particles or paint and moisture. Click on the options below for further information

 

Epoxy Flooring Tools Information

Epoxy Floor Coating Preparation

 

Floor Grinders: Rubicon 480mm Grinder | Husqvarna 450mm Grinder | Scintex 250mm Grinder

Vacuums & Dust Extractors: Floorex | Husqvarna S36 (3 motor phase) | Husvarna S13 (single phase)

Diamond Grinding Plugs: Rectangle | Arrow | PCD (to remove previously coated or adhesives on the floor)

Redi-Lock Diamond Plugs: Sydney Industrial Coatings (9 pack)

Diamond Grinding Cup Wheels: 125mm to 250mm

 

  Step 2  

Repair cracks and imperfections using two-pack epoxy fillers

Fill in all your cracks using a 2-pack epoxy filler and wait until the patching mortar is fully cured before grinding or coating the floor, this process usually takes a minimum of 6 – 8 hours.

 

For larger cracks and spalls: SIC Epoxy Coving & Repair Kit | Sika Sikadur 31 CFN

For smaller patching and cracks: Sika Sikadur 33 | Sikadur 513 (magic powder mixed into epoxy to thicken up)

 

  Step 3  

Apply epoxy primer to the floor and allow the coating to cure

General curing time (at 20°C) is a minimum of 8 hours. This can vary further if solvent has been added to the epoxy.

 

Sika Australia: Sikafloor 160 (up to 40sqm) | Sikafloor 94 (recommended) | Sikafloor 158W (moisture barrier)

UltraKote: High Solids Epoxy

Elite Crete Systems: E100-VB5 Epoxy Vapor Barrier 

EpiMax: Epimax 237WB (water based)

 

  Step 4  

Return within 24 hours of applying the primer to remove rubbish and imperfections (by grinding down high sections and patching any low sections)  

This is an important step for if the coating is left uneven, this will show though your final coat. If this step if not completed within 30 – 36 hours (depending on temperature) of applying the previous coat, the floor will need to be scratched using an 80 grit sand paper.

 

  Step 5  

Apply an even coat of the coloured epoxy, by rolling the product from wall to wall, and allow to cure  

General curing time (at 20°C) is minimum 8 hours.

 

High Solids Epoxies: UltraKote High Solids Epoxy
100% Solids Epoxies:
Sikafloor 264 | Elite Crete Systems PT4 (pretinted)
UV Stable Polyurethanes: Sikafloor 359 AU | EpiMax 920
UV Stable Polyaspartic: EpiMax 842

 

  Step 6  

Return and apply the final coat as per above  

Using thinners in the final (or finish) coat is not recommended. It is always recommended to back roll the product against the natural light to assist with achieving a more uniform finish. Wearing spike shoes to walk over the epoxy can help ensure the product is applied evenly, however you must apply safety practices and be cautious of injury.

 

Antislip media can be added to the topcoat to achieve a higher slip rating

 

Your floor will be trafficable after 24-48 hours and heavy items such as cars, boats or trailers shouldn’t be parked on the floor for 7 days after application of the final coat

 

 


SYDNEY INDUSTRIAL COATINGS EPOXY FLOOR COATING COLOUR CHOICES


 

Sydney Industrial Coatings Epoxy Flooring Colour Chart

 

 

 


Click here to view the Epoxy Colour Chart PDF


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