🕑 Reading time: 1 minuteAnti-static epoxy flooring is preferred over other flooring methods when it is required to provide a floor having joint-free finishes along with high chemical resistance and decorative properties. Anti-static epoxy flooring is mostly used in electronic and telecommunication industries, automotive industries, pharmaceutical factories, aerospace industries, operation theatres, computer rooms etc. In order to prepare a high performing coat, good substrate preparation is pivotal. The surface of the concrete over which the coat has to be laid must be hard, sound and free of dust and other barrier materials such as paint, lime, coatings, plaster, curing agents, laitance and other adhesive residues.
Anti-Static Epoxy Flooring Method
Preliminary preparation for Anti-Static Epoxy FlooringA suitable degreaser is firstly used to remove polish, wax, grease, oil and similar contaminating substances prior to mechanical preparation. Contaminated concrete surfaces are mechanically prepared, either by scabbling, scarifying, grinding or shot blasting equipment, and be suitably prepared down to sound, solid concrete by mechanical methods. Traces of dust and debris are removed using vacuum equipment.
Methods of Applications of Anti-Static Epoxy Flooring
Fig: 5-Layer-Arrangement of Anti-Static Epoxy Flooring