Flowcrete Flooring System Delivers High Level Protection In Healthcare Environment
Flowcrete North America Inc utilized the latest in high
performance flooring technology to deliver a customized solution at
a Texan healthcare center.
Park Ten Surgical Center, located in Houston, contacted
the commercial flooring specialist for
advice on how to address a building defect at ground level.
A moisture problem, originated in part by the vinyl tile (VCT)
installed throughout the facility, caused bubbling and delaminating
floor issues that needed to be corrected immediately.
Flowcrete North America and its approved contractor Prepco
Flooring, created a tailored solution, specifically designed to
solve Park Ten's flooring issue.
They were able to call on their combined expertise to deliver a
complete flooring package, which offered an antimicrobial, seamless and
SLB, a seamless, self-leveling and chemical resistant
polyurethane concrete system, was installed across 7,000 square
feet of the facility's hallways and surgery rooms, in a decorative
Tony Crowell, Managing Director of Flowcrete North America Inc,
which has its headquarters in Conroe, Texas, said: "Like any of
Flowcrete's Flowfresh products, Flowfresh SLB contains Polygiene®, an innovative
antimicrobial additive that reduces the generation of bacterial
population on the surface of the floor by up to 99 per cent.
One of the Flowfresh advantages is that
Polygiene® remains active 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, during the
complete lifetime of the floor, for maximum hygiene
In addition, Flowfresh SLB offers excellent resistance to
moisture vapor transmission, eliminating the passage of water vapor
to the surface, which ultimately avoids delaminating of the floor
The system was coated and sealed using Peran STC and Flowseal
UV. These low odor products deliver a durable and robust finish to
the floor system, which provides chemical and abrasion resistance
and a UV stable formulation to retain the color integrity of the
According to Chris Riedel, General Manager at Park Ten: "Thanks
to past and similar successful project experiences, Flowcrete North
America and Prepco Flooring were able to delivered an antimicrobial, seamless and
decorative flooring system, addressing the moisture vapor
resistance required by us. We are proud to offer our patients the
highest quality of care in a comfortable, convenient
Notes to Editors
Flowcrete North America Inc, a subsidiary of Flowcrete Group Ltd
is a world leading manufacturer of seamless industrial and
commercial flooring with international manufacturing facilities in
Europe, the Americas, Asia and Africa.
Flowcrete supplies world-class seamless flooring solutions to
transform environments across the globe including; decorative
seamless resins, waterproof car park deck coating systems, seamless
resin terrazzo, durable antimicrobial flooring, corrosion
protection, self levelling underlayments, underfloor heating and
now underfloor acoustic insulation.
Flowcrete's ambitious and dedicated team is inspired by
excellence in people, products and service as well as continual
innovation and sustainable growth. Flowcrete continues to use its
global expertise to introduce environmentally friendly, hygienic
and aesthetically attractive floors to create a better and more