Polyurethane Flooring: The Ideal Choice for Demanding Environments

At Bavap, we specialise in industrial polyurethane floor coating, a robust solution for environments that require resilience against high traffic, high temperatures and chemical exposure. Ideal for commercial kitchens and industrial areas, polyurethane flooring is our recommended option for its exceptional durability and adaptability. This flooring type is great at maintaining its quality and appearance, even under the most extreme conditions.

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Your Trusted Partner in Polyurethane Flooring

When you choose Bavap for your project, you can relax knowing you are working with experts who know the ins and outs of commercial and industrial flooring. Here’s what makes us the right choice for you:

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Decades of Experience: With over 40 years in the business, we have the expertise to tackle a wide range of flooring projects.

Custom Solutions: We provide flooring that’s specifically designed to meet your unique needs.

Guaranteed Quality: We use only the best materials and apply careful techniques to ensure your flooring is durable and long-lasting.

Customer Centric: From start to finish, your satisfaction is our main goal.

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Key Benefits of Polyurethane Flooring

Polyurethane flooring is more than just a practical choice; it’s a smart investment in the longevity and safety of your space. Here are the key benefits that make polyurethane flooring a standout option for a variety of environments:

Heat Resistance: Exceptionally performs in high-temperature environments, perfect for commercial kitchens.

Thermal Shock Resilience: Can withstand sudden temperature changes, crucial for areas with frequent temperature variations.

Chemical Durability: Resists a variety of chemicals, oils, and fats, maintaining integrity in processing and workshop areas.

Extended Lifespan: Known for its long-lasting durability, reducing the need for frequent maintenance.

Cost-Effective: Offers a long-term economical solution due to its durability and low maintenance requirements.

Aesthetic Flexibility: Comes in various colours and finishes (matte, satin, gloss) to suit your design preferences.

Safety Compliant: Features slip-resistant qualities, adhering to Australian safety standards.

Hygienic and Easy Maintenance: Aligns with HACCP guidelines, ideal for food-related industries.

Odourless Application: Suitable for busy environments, allowing for application without disrupting operations.

Learn more about how our polyurethane flooring solutions can cater to a diverse range of industries, such as showrooms, healthcare,  mining, manufacturing and more on our Industries page.

The Process Of Applying Polyurethane Flooring

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Surface Preparation: The Foundation of Quality

The process required to create a top-quality polyurethane floor begins with preparing the base. We start by thoroughly cleaning the existing substrate or concrete surface to remove all dirt, dust, grease, or other contaminants. This step is an important step to make sure the polyurethane coating adheres properly. Depending on the floor’s condition, we might use grinding, shot blasting, or other techniques to get a clean and suitably rough surface to work with.

Patching and Repair: Creating a Flawless Base

Next, we fix any existing floor imperfections such as cracks, holes, or other flaws. These are filled and repaired to create a smooth, even base. This step is essential to make sure that no flaws affect the final appearance and quality of your flooring.

Primer Application: Enhancing Adhesion

Before the polyurethane goes down, we apply a primer. This step is to strengthening the bond between the floor and the polyurethane coating. The type of primer we use depends on the flooring system and the current state of your floor.

Mixing and Application: Precision and Care

Polyurethane coating is a two-component material, comprising a base and a hardener. We mix these components together as per the manufacturer’s instructions. This process guarantees the correct chemical reaction and optimal curing properties.

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Application

Once mixed, the polyurethane is ready for application. We apply it evenly to the prepared surface, using rollers, brushes, or sprayers, depending on the project’s size and complexity. The goal is to achieve an even coverage without any pooling or streaking.

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Curing: Setting the Stage for Durability

After application, the polyurethane coating enters the curing phase. This is when it hardens and gains its final properties. The curing time varies based on the product, usually taking several hours to a few days. During this period, we keep the area clear of foot traffic to protect the coating.

Additional Coats: Customizing for High-Traffic Areas

In high-traffic areas or where a thicker coating is needed, we may apply multiple polyurethane layers. Each coat is allowed to cure before adding the next, enhancing the floor’s durability and longevity.

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Final Inspection and Maintenance: Ensuring Longevity

Once cured, we conduct a final inspection to ensure the highest quality. To prolong your floor’s life and performance, we recommend regular cleaning and periodic resealing. 

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FAQs for Polyurethane Flooring

1. Why is polyurethane flooring recommended for commercial and industrial areas?
Polyurethane flooring is highly recommended for these areas due to its exceptional durability and resistance to harsh conditions like high temperatures and chemical spills. It’s also easy to clean and maintain, making it ideal for spaces that see a lot of foot traffic.
2. Can I get polyurethane flooring in different colours and finishes?
Yes, polyurethane flooring is available in a variety of colours and finishes, including matte, satin, and gloss. This variety allows you to choose a style that best fits the aesthetic of your business or industrial space.
3. How long does polyurethane flooring typically last?
Polyurethane flooring is known for its longevity, especially in high-traffic areas. With proper installation and maintenance, it can last for many years, making it a cost-effective flooring solution.
4. Is polyurethane flooring safe and compliant with safety standards?
Absolutely. Our polyurethane flooring is designed to be slip-resistant, adhering to Australian safety standards. It’s also compliant with HACCP guidelines, making it a safe choice for food-related industries and other sensitive environments.
5. What does maintaining a polyurethane floor involve?

Maintaining a polyurethane floor is relatively simple. Regular cleaning to remove dirt and spills, along with periodic resealing, will keep your floor looking new and extend its lifespan.

At BAVAP we take great pride in our service and work
hard to deliver a stress-free process for our clients.
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