Polyurethane floor coating is among the reliable and quality options with its high-quality floor properties. Today, it is a type of flooring preferred especially for gyms. The polyurethane coating is impact, scratch and abrasion resistant. It provides protection against possible deformation and wear on the floors.
What is Polyurethane Floor Coating?
Polyurethane floor coating is a highly flexible and wear-resistant flooring system known for its shine and longevity. Polyurethane floors are an alternative to epoxy floor coatings. It is used for systems exposed to mechanical and chemical effects. Its surface is smooth. Semi-flexible polyurethane flooring systems are easy to clean and hygienic.
Polyurethane floor coating is both a decorative and functional flooring system. Polyurethane floor coating which is very practical is suitable for heating systems. Polyurethane floor paint is more durable than wood, laminate and tile floors. It provides comfortable walking with its high elasticity feature.
Features of Polyurethane Floor Coating
Polyurethane-based floor coatings have many advantages.
These advantages can be listed as follows;
- Matt or glossy surface
- Sound absorbing
- Capable of covering cracks
- High abrasion resistance
- Elastic or semi-elastic
- UV resistant
- Easy to clean and hygienic
- Decorative floor can be applied with logo or photo application.
- Flame resistant option available
- Antibacterial coatings.
Areas of Use of Polyurethane Floor Coatings
Polyurethane flooring materials can be preferred in playgrounds and around swimming pools due to their hygienic and non-slip feature. It is widely preferred due to its high chemical resistance.
The areas of use of polyurethane coating can be listed as follows;
- Stores, shopping malls
- Offices and workplaces
- Chemical and pharmaceutical industry
- Production areas and warehouses
- Multi-purpose gyms
- Sports and fitness areas
- Restaurants and cafes
- Art galleries, exhibition halls and fairgrounds
- Schools and libraries
- Parking Lots
- On beach bars and decks
- Wet areas and all kinds of decorative surfaces can be easily applied on the desired floors.
What is Polyurethane Waterproofing?
Polyurethane waterproofing is defined as the process of treating the surface of the main material with a polyurethane waterproofing membrane to make it resistant to water infiltration. This system is widely preferred in construction and roofing applications as it provides an effective waterproofing solution that is resistant to chemicals and fire. The reason why polyurethane flooring is better for roofs is its UV resistance feature.