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Polyaspartic Covering Ideal For Warehouse And Factory Waterproofing Requirements

In business, keeping costs down isn’t just about the obvious – such as watching input costs, wage commitments, utility usage.
It’s also about thinking long term; planning ahead; being strategic.
That’s why it’s not always a good idea to put off jobs or investments that you are going to have to face into ultimately, such as maintenance of buildings.
That’s especially the case where you are engaged in a process that must be measured against compliance standards, such as in manufacturing – and even more so, in food production.
Compliance protocols can be extremely rigorous in many fields, and two areas in which there is stringent regulation are in terms of safety and in terms of hygiene.
A nightmare scenario for any firm trying to stay ahead of the game is discovery of any sort of leak.
Quite apart from the sheer inconvenience, it can affect or threaten the integrity of the manufacturing process.
Furthermore, it can damage materials, it can ruin stock – and a sudden downpour through a leaky ceiling could decimate the entire computer network on which your firm relies.
A scare story?  Yes – but also a very feasible scenario, which is why it is vital not to put off dealing with leaks if they are discovered.
One reason one might be tempted not to deal with an issue, or tempted to go with a stopgap solution is out of fear that production might have to stop while repairs are carried out.
Opting for a spray-on waterproofing solution should remove this concern. This is a rapid-fire solution that works. It causes minimal disruption and offers maximum protection.
The Irish firm has for over a decade dominated the marketplace in Ireland with its range of polyaspartic roof and floor coverings.
A polyurea-based product, polyaspartic coating gives a complete peace-of-mind solution, since it provides a seamless waterproof sealed “cap” to a roof, and the size of the roof is immaterial since this is not a product that comes pre-cut or pre-sized.
The special formulation is in liquid form, and is applied using high-pressure spraying technology.  That gives a seam-free finish, with no joins even where walls and flat surfaces meet.  The chemical make-up is such that the product forms a strong adhesive bond with the substrate – and remarkably, it performs equally well regardless of what that substrate is – concrete, wood, steel, EPS foam, fibreglass – even fabric.
One aspect of this technology that above all others requires that the application process be undertaken by skilled technicians is the remarkably fast curing time – a matter of minutes.
That’s why it is crucial that the technician understands the product, and the best method of achieving that state of overall impermeability.
While polyaspartics share much in common with polyurethane coatings (also supplied by it is a more modern development, offering greater versatility, and it is applied in a single pass, thus making it extremely cost-effective suitable in situations where time is a factor.
The polyaspartic option isn’t restricted to outdoor settings, and you would be hard pressed to find a more effective finish for interior walls and floors. It’s a hard-wearing, maintenance-free surface that is abrasion resistant, oil resistant and indeed resistant to most chemicals.
An advantage to its use in interior settings is that it is durable and resilient enough to act as a barrier membrane even when there is traffic from motorised machinery, such as forklifts and mechanised delivery machines.
In the early days of aspartic use, much research went into the bonding process, and’ researches and testing processes are grounded in solid laboratory experimentation and development, conducted by scientists and chemical engineering specialists at the firm’s parent company in the US.
As extremes are more a feature of US weather patterns than those that prevail in this country, the parent firm has tested its products for extreme weather conditions – both far-reaching low temperatures and full-on solar focus.
That sort of rigorous testing and development is an assurance that a spray-on polyurea aspartic finish can more than withstand the vagaries of the climate in this country, and it is also suitable for chilled areas in interior settings.
Assessing what type of polyaspartic solution is best suited to your needs is done through assessment of the site and the condition of the current surfaces by
The firm also determines what degree of preparation is required before the substance can be applied – for example, stripping away of any frayed or damaged legacy covering; and consideration of any venting requirements.
This is a speedy solution – and in today’s fast-moving world, that’s always good to know!