Simply put, a point load is a non-uniform load – think the wheels of a cart, or a nail tip sticking out of the bottom of a pallet. All floors have a compressive strength (load per area in pounds per square inch) that the floor can withstand before failing.
Creating a floor maintenance schedule is about much more than making sure your floor stays looking sharp – it’s also about protecting your investment, customers, and employees. Poorly maintained floors can deteriorate quicker shortening their lifespan.
Whether you need a decorative floor that will hold up to high foot traffic, sanitary floors in line with compliance requirements, a durable floor for your manufacturing facility, or a statement showpiece in your storefront or lobby, there is a seamless resinous flooring system to meet your needs. Choosing the right floor system to meet both aesthetic and functional needs requires introspection into what the condition and make-up of the substrate the floor will be applied on top of, as well as a thorough knowledge of how the floor with be used on a daily basis.
Whether you’re a seasoned flooring installer, just getting into the business or looking into having a seamless floor installed in your facility there are a few key steps that should be followed to ensure proper installation and an optimal finished product that will stand the test of time.
We’ve all seen it, stretch marks, raised joint lines and cracks in the concrete substrate that affect the bonding of the resinous flooring that had been so carefully installed. Many times these are caused due to large or rapid changes in the substrate temperature.