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Coating a Plastics Factory Floor with Ecodur

Factory floors have to be a lot more robust than office ones. They do not just have to contend with heavy foot traffic but also the movement of goods being produced and moved by a variety of wheeled carriers such as trolleys and forklifts. They also have to stand up to repeated heavy duty cleaning [...]

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Coating a Cheese Factory Floor with Ecodur

The dairy products industry has to meet high levels of hygiene whether it be in North America or Europe. This case study concerns a cheese factory in Drenthe in The Netherlands where a previous floor coating in the production hall had failed. The PolyMethylMethAcrylate floor base (PMMA), a synthetic material that is also used in [...]

Coating a Basement Floor with Ecodur

Home renovations can extend the life of dwellings almost indefinitely if done with quality materials that provide maximum performance and longevity. This very much applies to coatings which, although very thinly applied, can last for decades. This case study of a Vancouver, British Columbia, home involved a damp basement that the owner had decided to [...]

Coating a Ballpark Restroom with Ecodur

A major league ballpark in downtown Denver, Colorado, covers 76 acres and its facilities are extremely heavily used. After nearly 20 years, it was time for upgrades to large areas of flooring, particularly in the restrooms. The client not only wanted durability, but also showroom quality finishes in the restrooms. Materials used also had to [...]

Coating a Cannabis Lab Floor with Ecodur

The Canadian cannabis industry is booming and owners and operators of labs and production spaces like them to be pristine and easy to clean. With concrete washable floors, over time cracks often develop that make keeping them spotless more and more difficult to the point where surfaces simply need to be renewed. In Fredrickton, New [...]

Coating a Cannabis Grow Facility with Ecodur

The cannabis industry continues to expand rapidly, boosted by the December 2018 signing of the Farm Bill by President Trump. Much of the development centers around building state-of-the-art facilities where crops are handled to human food grade standards. This case study concerns a 26,000 square foot new operation in a converted, old industrial building in [...]

Vancouver Fish Processing Plant Floor Coated With Ecodur

Fish processing plants use large quantities of water and small quantities inevitably end up on workers’ clothing and floors, hence the need for durable, waterproof floor coatings that will withstand innumerable and rigorous cleaning regimes to prevent the risk of bacteria causing contamination. This case study concerns a fish plant in Vancouver, BC, where a [...]

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Top Coating a Tar and Gravel Roof with Ecodur

Tar and gravel is a simple, ‘old tech’ technique for protecting flat roofs, but become seriously problematical when their effective protective ‘life’ is over, leading to serious leaks as was the case here. In this case study, the subject roof was 18-years-old and covered 3,000 square feet in Albuquerque, New Mexico. It was brought up [...]

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Large Steel Plant Floor Coated With Ecodur

In 2018, the USA produced 86.7 million metric tons of crude steel, compared to China which made 928.3 million metric tons. This case study concerns a large steelworks in Arkansas. It wanted to upgrade an area of flooring totalling 240,000 square feet. Problem A steelworks is in the heavy industrial category which can be very [...]

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Ecodur 201: Denver Cannabis Floor Coating Project

Cannabis grow ops continue to expand as the full effects of the 2018 signing of the US Farm Bill last December impact positively on the industry and particularly in states such as Colorado which has had a long history of involvement. This case study concerns 4,500 square feet of older industrial space in Denver that [...]

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